A charming country has gone through a difficult period that used to close its tourism industry to the outer world, Myanmar (Burma) now is one of the most wonderful countries to discover. Take this Myanmar tour 14 days and let your soul soak up the vibrant atmosphere in Bagan, the fabulous cultural center of Mandalay, breathtaking boat trip in Inle Lake, and luxury vacation in Ngapali Beach.
 

Duration: 14 days/13 nights
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Amarapura –  Mandalay – Mingun – Inle Lake – Red Mountain – Inle Lake – Indein – Ngapali Beach – Yangon
Tour Type: Beach, Sightseeing & Discovery, Landscape, Culture & History Discovery
Tour Category: Myanmar itinerary 2 weeks
Tour Highlights:

  • Hike up 777 steps to reach the spectacular Mt Popa – one of the most important religious sites in Burma
  • Enjoy a fabulous cruise along Irrawaddy River
  • Embark on a stunning boat trip to discover the picturesque Inle Lake
  • Indulge in interesting activities in Ngapali – one of the most beautiful beaches in Myanmar
  • Marvel at the wonderful complex of ancient stupas in Indein
  • Interesting chat with Burmese people in each destination you pass

Experience the Mythical Myanmar tour with:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge and humor (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Drivers: polite, friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned & clean
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: well-chosen accommodation. 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 – Yangon city tour
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)
Day 3: Bagan – Mt. Popa (B)
Day 4: Bagan & Villages – Mandalay (B)
Day 5: Mandalay – Amarapura (B)
Day 6: Mandalay – Irrawaddy River – Mingun – Inle Lake (B)
Day 7: Inle Lake – Red Mountain (B)
Day 8: Inle Lake – Indein (B)
Day 9: Inle Lake – Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 10: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 11: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 12: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 13: Ngapali – Yangon (B)
Day 14: 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 – Yangon city tour

Mingalaba! Welcome to Burma!

Upon arriving at Yangon international airport, meet and greet your local tour guide and then transfer to the hotel for check-in and enjoying a short break. Next, ready for a Yangon city tour around the charming street to get a glimpse at the excellent mix of Burmese and British colonial architecture. From the Post Office, passing through outstanding attractions including Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden, and Independence Monument to reach Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to marvel at the giant 66 meters long Buddha statue with intricated symbols on the feet. Listen to your guide about its relation to the Burmese art before transfer to Karaweik Hall – an attractive golden barge floating over Kandawgyi Lake.

shwedagon pagoda - home to several relics of Buddha

Fulfill your meaningful city tour with a final visit to Shwedagon Pagoda – the most glorious monument in Yangon which is said to be home to several important Buddha’s relics. The main stupa which is made from 16 tons of pure gold and topped with over 7000 diamonds, sapphires, and rubies making it become the best site in the city to behold the majestic sunset and learn about the typical architecture of Burma. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon – Bagan (B)

Say goodbye to Yangon this morning to board a flight to Bagan to start your dizzy daydream. Ready for an amazing temple tour to capture the surreal alluring of Bagan that packed with over 2000 temples.

Bagan temple - the surreal alluring in morning viewYour destinations today might include Shwezigon, the top attraction in Bagan noted for its impressive golden bell-shaped structure which is said to be the result of more than 30000 copped plates covering; Ananda, one of the first greatest temples in Bagan dating back to nearly 1000 years ago; Htilominlo, an impressive three-store red-brick temple reflecting the latest Burmese style temple built; Thatbynnyu, the tallest temple prominent in the skyline of Bagan. Not just sightseeing, your tour guide will provide you with the interesting knowledge of the history as well as the architectural masterpiece of each site you visit.
In the late afternoon, highlight your temple tour with a visit to the sunset hill in Bagan to climb up to the top to behold the magical sunset over the region.

Bagan temple trip in Ananda pagoda

Day 3: Bagan – Mt Popa (B)

A wonderful day 3 as you take a visit to the Mt Popa – an extinct volcano in the region where is famous for the legends of Nats (Spirits). It is more challenging when you hike up to 777 steps to reach the top of the mountain and capture fantastic images of religious statues and monkeys along your way. And, the temple filled with gold coupled with the incredible panoramic view beyond the area will definitely captivate your soul. Take time to enjoy the breathtaking scenery before returning to Bagan. Along your way back, look beyond the window to capture the majestic palm tree and complete until we stop for a visit to the traditional lacquerware village to get an insight into the attractive handicraft of Myanmar.

Mount Popa in Bagan

Day 4: Bagan & Villages  Mandalay (B)

Step aside from the magnificent temples and pagodas, Bagan also drawn your attention as you explore its history, culture, and local lifestyle in the serene villages. This morning, take a horse cart ride and slowly pass through the snaking road to touch authentic atmosphere then visit a local family to have an interesting chat with the friendly local.
Highlight your afternoon sightseeing in Bagan with a luxury boat tour to cruise along the Irrawaddy River. Take time on the sundeck and marvel at the fascinating on the riverside merging with the harmonious sunlight over the region. Later, transfer to the airport for a late flight to Mandalay.

Sunset over Bagan River

Day 5: Mandalay – Amarapura (B)

A wonderful day let you begin your journey to unlock the hidden charm of Mandalay as you head to the Mahamuni Pagoda where is famous for housing one of the most highly revered Buddha statues in the country.
Continue to visit the local artisan’s workshop to learn more about the gold leaf making, wood, and marble carving. And, if you wish, trying your hands on making the gold leaf under the guidance of the artisans is always available.
Afterward, visit Golden Palace Monastery (also well-known as Shwenandaw Monastery) to behold the intricated design and marvelous teakwood architecture. Follow your guide to Kuthodaw Pagoda to witness the world’s largest Buddha book carved on 729 marble slabs.
Finally, completing your meaningful day with a visit to U Bein Bridge – a 200-year-old teak bridge which is believed to be the world’s longest and oldest teak bridge where you will save the best sunset photos.

The white washed Buddha book in Kuthodaw Pagoda

Day 6: Mandalay – Irrawaddy River – Mingun Inle Lake (B)

Begin your interesting day 6 with a local boat trip up the Irrawaddy to Mingun. When arriving, head to Mingun Bell to see the largest intact bronze in the world. From here stroll through the unfinished Mingun Paya – a massive construction intended to be built as the biggest pagoda in the world.
Expect to be overwhelmed as you visit the majestic Hsinbyume Pagoda where you will have a chance to walk along the stairway to climb up to the top of the temple. Save your best photos before heading to the nearby village to gaze out at the traditional basketry and other artistic items. Spend time to interact with the artisan and learn more about their production.

the majestic Hsinbyume Temple in Mingun MandalayHighlight your afternoon sightseeing with a visit to the Royal Palace where you can observe the resident of the last dynasty of Burma. Later, transfer to the Mandalay Hill this evening to gain the fancy panoramic view to the city before boarding a late flight to Inle Lake for overnight.

The ruin of Mingun paya

Day 7: Inle Lake – Red Mountain (B)

Power up your interesting day 7 as you stroll through the lake’s shore to discover the life beside the lake. Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the morning market in Nyaung Shwe then keep moving toward the eastern shore to reach the village of the Pa-Oh and Intha People. Spend time to wander around and if you wish, it is possible to walk to the meditation center in the mountain.
In the afternoon, visit Red Mountain Estate, one of the first vineyards and wineries of Myanmar. Here you will have a chance to see the wine production and watch the best sunset over the mesmerizing landscape. If you wish, it is available to taste 4 types of wine in the restaurant before returning to Inle Lake in the late afternoon.

Red Mountain Estate in Nyang Shwe

Day 8: Inle Lake – Indein (B)

A full day let you embark on a breathtaking boat trip to discover both the tourist attraction on the lake and its surrounding. Stop at Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda – the most important religious site in southern Shan State. Continuing to visit the local handicrafts, lotus weaving, and handlooms before your boat take you to the blacksmith factory to gaze out at the traditional production. After crossing the scenic floating gardens and stilt houses, you will reach Nampan village where is famous for the cheroot and canoe carving.
Then follow your guide to Indein,  a small village in the West of Inle Lake where you will gain fantastic experiences. The village offers a nice view of the ancient Shwe Indein Temple and the five-day rotating market. Take your time to walk through the exotic stupas in the pagoda area which is filled with thousands of exotic stupas with different sizes and shapes.
Overnight in Inle Lake.

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda the holiest religious site in southern Shan State

Day 9: Inle Lake – Heho – Ngapali (B)

Leave Inle Lake this morning to take a flight to Thandwe to head to the most beautiful beach of Myanmar – Ngapali Beach where captivates your soul with the long white sand seashore and coconut tree ranges embracing the tranquil fishing villages. Take time to relax on the beach with stunning activities include snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, or cycling.

Ngapali Beach sunset

Day 10: Ngapali Beach (B)

This day is at leisure let you free to explore the charm of Ngapali beach. Soak up in the turquoise water, walking through the beautiful beaches or discover the nearby fishing villages on a bike or boat.

Day 11: Ngapali Beach (B)

A free day for you to swim, sunbath, and wander along the poetic beach.

Day 12: Ngapali Beach (B)

A free day for you to swim, sunbath, and wander along the poetic beach.

Day 13: Ngapali – Yangon (B)

After breakfast in the morning, say goodbye to Ngapali to fly back to Yangon. Upon arrive, hit the Bogyoke Aungsan Market – a paradise for shopping Burmese souvenirs with an array of products such as gems, foods, tea, and clothes. (Note: the market is closed on Mondays and gazette holiday). Next, drive to the beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral for a quick look to the lovely red Catholic church before heading to Sule Pagoda to marvel at the landmark of Yangon which according to the legend that built over 2500 years ago.
Fulfill your dream trip in Myanmar with the final visit to the lively Little India and Chinatown where you will have a chance to marvel at the dramatic mosques, Hindu temples, colonial buildings, and street food vendors.

Sule Pagoda

Day 14: Yangon – Departure (B)

After breakfast, the day is free until the driver comes to pick you up to transfer to the airport for a flight to your departure. Trip ends. We hope you love this 14 day Burma tour!
Thank you for making your first trip with Go Myanmar Tours!

Price: Please contact us to get the price of this package
What’s Included?

  • 13-Night single accommodation with breakfast (if added)
  • All transfer and sightseeing by private air-conditioned car
  • 5 Domestic air tickets (Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Ngapali – Yangon) (if added)
  • Private boat ride in Inle Lake & Mingun
  • All entrance fees & all zone fees
  • Experienced English speaking local tour guide in each city (except in Ngapali)
    Government tax & Service charges

What’s Excluded?

  • Meals & Drinks
  • 10 US$ for international airport tax
  • Visa arrangement and services
  • Other personal expenses.
Location

Hotels & Ratings (4* Hotels)

YangonMerchant Hotel (Art Concept) or Similar
Inle LakePristine Lotus Spa (Floating Duplex)
MandalayHilton Mandalay Resort (Deluxe)
BaganAmazing Bagan (Deluxe)
Ngapali BeachAmazing Ngapali Resort