Let Myanmar bewitch you with the fabulous mix of ancient temples and pagodas, breathtaking scenery, floating gardens, and impressive wooden monasteries. From the vibrant Yangon city, we take you to a mythical landscape of Bagan to unlock the hidden treasure packed among over 2000 pagodas. In Mandalay, expect to be mesmerized by setting foot on the sleeping town where you will marvel at the world's largest Buddhist book. From the breathtaking scenery to the friendly people, Myanmar will excite, intrigue, and blow your heart away.

Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura – Irrawaddy River – Mingun – Mandalay – Sagaing – Heho – Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon
Tour Category: Myanmar classic tours
Tour Type: Natural & Landscape, In-depth Culture, History & Experience
Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the symbolic Shwedagon Pagoda – the pride of Myanmar & Burmese people
  • Explore the ruin of the world’s largest Buddhist temple: Mingun Paya
  • Enjoy a luxury cruise ship along the Irrawaddy River and behold the majestic sunset
  • Indulge in the tranquility of Inle Lake, meet the friendly and hospitable Intha people and learn more about their daily life
  • Visit the local’s factory and traditional handicraft to get an insight into the production of Burmese people
  • Marvel at some of the most famous temples in Bagan including Shwezigon, Dhammayan Gyi, Ananda, Htilomino pagoda, etc

Experience this Colorful Myanmar Tour With:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Drivers: polite,  friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: well-chosen hotels are listed below. Besides, various types of accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region

Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Yangon Arrival (-)
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)
Day 3: Bagan & Villages (B)
Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura (B)
Day 5: Mandalay – Irrawaddy River – Mingun – Sagaing (B)
Day 6: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 7: Inle Lake – Indein – Yangon (B)
Day 8: Yangon – Departure (B)

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation!  

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 Day 1: Yangon Arrival (-)

Mingalabar! Welcome to Yangon. Today, our tour guide will welcome you at the airport. We understand there will be a bit tired after the flight so our driver will quickly transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
In the afternoon, we will make the only visit of the day at Bogyoke Market, the largest bazaar in Yangon where you will have a first glimpse at the daily trading of the city-dwellers. (Note: the market is closed on Mondays and gazette holiday).
Overnight in Yangon.

Bogyoke Aung San Market- Myanmar tour 8 days

Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)

Leave Yangon early this morning to take a flight to Bagan. upon arrival, our guide will lead you to Nyaung U Market, the most lively market in Bagan to gaze out at the life of the local people. After that, you will spend the rest of the day to explore the man-made masterpiece of Bagan packed among over 2000 old temples. Your sightseeing may include Ananda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved pagoda, Dhammayan Gyi the largest temple in Bagan, Htilomino a charming red brick temple, Thatbynyu the tallest temple in Bagan, Sulamani the temple with many frescos on the interior and more.

In the late afternoon, make your way to the sunset hill to capture one of the best sunsets in the world. As the sun immerses everything in golden light, sit back and enjoy the laid-back scenery of the peaceful countryside with countless ancient temples.
Overnight in Bagan.

Dhamayan Gyi is the largest temple in Bagan

Day 3: Bagan & Villages (B)

Today is an amazing day for you to gain an insight into the local life in the serene villages of Bagan. After breakfast, our guide will pick you up to a village where you can have an interesting meet with the local people. Next, highlight your sightseeing of the day as you get on a horse carriage to slowly pass through the snaking and dusty roads to enter the destinations that cannot be accessed by car.

In the late afternoon, transfer to the jetty where you will embark on a cruise ship down the Irrawaddy River to see the idyllic beauty of the river in sunset time and gaze out at the daily life of the people along the riverside.
Overnight in Bagan.

Gain an insight into the local life of Burmese people in Minanthu Village-Bagan

Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura (B)

Say goodbye to Bagan this morning to board a domestic flight to Mandalay, the cultural center of Myanmar. Upon arrival, head to the Mahamuni Pagoda, the second most sacred pagoda next to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon where enshrining the great Buddha images. Nothing better than visit a local workshop of gold leaf, woodcarving, and marble carving. After that, make your next visit to the Golden Palace Monastery to admire the intricated architecture that featured on the Buddha images, walls, and the roof.

Continue your sightseeing at Kuthodaw pagoda where you will have a chance to witness the largest Buddhist book in the world carved on 729 marble slabs. Finally, fulfill your exciting day at U Bein Bridge, the longest and oldest teak bridge in the world to save your best photos. To marvel at the panoramic beauty of the bridge, let take a boat trip to sail around Taungthaman Lake, enjoy a glass of champagne and enjoy the view.

U Bein Bridge-the longest and oldest teak bridge in the world

Day 5: Mandalay – Irrawaddy River – Mingun – Sagaing (B)

Following your breakfast by a scenic boat trip up the Irrawaddy River to reach Mingun, the sleeping town where you will spend the time to admire the second largest intact bronze bell in the world and listen to the story of the construction of the massive unfinished Mingun Paya. After that, head toward the south to reach Ava, the ancient capital of Burma. Crossing through the Ava Bridge, you will reach the magnificent Sagaing Hill from there you can marvel at the panoramic view to the beautiful river and the surrounding town. A visit to the silverware cottage industry and clay pot making then will introduce you to the traditional handicrafts of the rural dwellers. Before spending the time to watch the sunset at Sagaing Hill, make your visit to a local Nunery to learn about their daily life.

Burma tours to Sagaing Hill

Day 6: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake (B)

Rise early this morning to take a flight to Heho, the gateway to Inle Lake. Our driver will wait to transfer you to a boat trip to transfer to the hotel for check-in. After a short break, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, an important religious site in Shan State. Enjoy your stunning boat trip and pass through the endless floating gardens, houses, and wooden monasteries built on stilts. Our guide will lead you to the local handicraft, silk weaving, wooden handlooms, and traditional blacksmith to gaze out at the production of the region. From there, head to Nampan village to visit a local cheroot factory where Burmese cigars and canoe are made.

Silk weaving workshop in Inle Lake

Day 7: Inle Lake – Indein – Yangon (B)

Power up your wonderful morning with a visit to the local market to soak up the early vibrant atmosphere of the hill tribes wearing colorful outfits selling their local products. From here get on a boat trip and row through the narrow canal to the ancient village of Indein where is famous for thousands of shrines and old stupas dating back to the 8th century. Enjoy your views around the site and spend your time to walk through the colonnade where you will capture various Burmese souvenirs.

After finishing your exploration in the temple, walk toward the village of Pa-Oh people where you will meet the special long neck women live mainly by weaving and making handicraft. Spend your time to chat and learn about the story behind the big rings around their neck before returning to Inle Lake. Along the way back, you will capture the most expected image for visitors traveling to Inle: the local Intha fishermen who have been famous for their fishing method using one leg to keep an oar and another leg to stand on the boat. Save your best photos and then transfer to the airport to board a flight to Yangon.

Ancient stupas in Shwe Indein Pagoda

Day 8: Yangon Departure (B)

Enjoy your breakfast this morning and your leisure time until the driver comes to pick you up to the airport for a flight to your departure. Trip ends. We hope that you love the suggested itinerary we made for 8-day Myanmar tour package. Thank you for making your trip with Go Myanmar Tours!

Price: Please contact us to get the detailed price of this package

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide (other languages upon request)
  • All private ground transfers and transportation
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
  • All entrance fees
  • Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Bagan, Bagan – Mandalay; Mandalay – Heho, Heho – Yangon)
  • Boat excursion to Mingun village
  • Water during the trip

What’s excluded?

  • International flight
  • Visa fee
  • Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)

Please contact us for the detailed information