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An itinerary that includes the best highlights of the country.Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake besides Golden Rock, one of the most sacred places of the country, Monywa, the base to discover Pho Win Taung caves , Kalaw, a great destination for trekking, and Pindaya, which highlights its unique caves.
Yangon (2 nights) / Golden Rock (1 night) / Bagan(2 nights) / Monywa (1 night) Mandalay (2nights) / Pindaya (1 night) Kalaw (1 night) Inle Lake (2 nights)
Arrival to Yangon and meeting with a personal guide. Transfer to the hotel includes a panoramic visit of the city as the introduction to the Golden land, Myanmar. Hotel check-in and free time to discover the more important city of the country.
After breakfast transfer is by car to Kyaiktiyo, about 5 hours from Yangon. Mount Kyaiktiyo, is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site, which shelters the famous and powerful “Golden Rock”. To climb the mountain we may travel the last kilometers by truck and for the rest of the journey by foot for about an hour, or there is an option of hiring some carriers who lead us to the top. After check-in at Mountain Top Hotel we will visit the Golden Rock.
After breakfast, before the depart and weather permitting, we will enjoy some incredible views from the top of the mountain. On our way back to Yangon we will visit Bago, a town located about an hour and 15 minutes from Yangon, which in ancient times was considered the most important town of the Lower Burma, due to its fluvial port, inexistant since the change of the course of the river centuries ago. The archaeological remains of the village are precious and important, as well as the historic significance of the village throughout the country. During our tour we will visit the most important sites in the area including Shwemawdaw Pagoda, from where we can view the entire village, and the statue of the Reclined Buddha Shwetalyaung, about 55 metres long. Return to Yangon during the afternoon. Accommodation at the selected hotel.
Transfer to the airport and flight to Bagan. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. During this day, with a personal guide and our private car we will discover the more beautiful temples of the area: Ananda, Shwezigon, Dhammayanghyi…
Visits in Bagan with our personal guide and private car. We will visit the Nyaung OO local market and the lacquer factory in the morning. We will also visit other important temples such as Hti lo minlo complex. Sunset from the top of Pya –tha-da temple.
Depart from Bagan by car with our personal guide. Our first stop will be the spectacular caves of Pho Win Taung.
In the town of Monywa we will also discover the Temple of Thanbode and the Bodhithahtaung Pagoda, before we depart to Mandalay by car. Before we reach Mandalay, we will stop in Sagaing to visit its pagoda on the top of the hill. Then, we will proceed to Amarapura where we will have the opportunity to walk through U bein Bridge. Check- in at the selected hotel.
In the morning, we will go by boat, sailing Ayeyawaddy river towars the beautiful Mingun. We will visit the unfinished pagoda with its big bell and the fabulous white pagoda Myatheindan. On our return to Mandalay we will visit Shwenandaw Monastery, Mahamuni pagoda and Kuthodaw Pagoda.
Transfer to the airport and flight to Heho. Upon arrival at Heho there is a transfer by road to the beautiful town of Pindaya where we will visit their traditional early-rising market and its mysterious caves. Accomodation and free time.
We will do a short trekking in the morning to reach Htut Ni & Si Kyar Inn villages.
Then, transfer is by road to Kalaw. Time to relax in this hill town in Shan State.
Trekking in Kalaw to discover Palaung people, a Mon-Khmer ethnic minority. Transfer by car to Nyaung Shwe,town which is on Lake Inle, from there you will take a motor boat to your hotel. After check-in we will begin the tour by the lake, surrounded of mountains and all types of plantations. We will visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda and the Monastery of Cats.
After breakfast we will visit the local market. Every day , somewhere in the lake, there is a market where its inhabitants, the Intha, exchange their goods. There is a visit to the ruins of Indein and a craft center like paper umbrella or cigar factory.
Transfer to the airport where we will get an internal flight to Yangon to get out of the country.
Price per person based on 2 travellers. USD
|2* Hotel||3* Hotel||4* Hotel||5 * Hotel|
|May to September||1.645$||1.755$||1.945$||2.255$|
|October to April||1.810$||2.000$||2.195$||2.455$|
These prices are per person in USD and for the following Hotel Selection
|City||2* Hotel||3* Hotel||4* Hotel||5* Hotel|
|Yangon||East||Taw Win Garden||Sule Shangri-La||Novotel Yangon|
|Golden Rock||Mountain Top||Mountain Top||Mountain Top||Mountain Top|
|Monywa||Win Unity||Win Unity||Win Unity||Win Unity|
|Mandalay||Dinger Hotel||Hotel Hazel||Mandalay Hill||Rupar Mandalar|
|Pindaya||Pindaya Inn||Pindaya Inn||Pindaya Inn||Pindaya Inn|
|Kalaw||Hill Top Villa||Hill Top Villa||Royal Kalaw Hill||Amara|
|Inle Lake||Hupin||The Manor||Inle Princess||Villa Inle|
The price includes:
The price does not include: Entrance fee, meals, personal expenses, insurance, and international flights.