Remark your honeymoon in Myanmar with our luxury tour with a candlelit dinner in Karaweik Palace, 2-night stay in a unique resort in Inle Lake, 3-night stay in Bagan with exotic horse cart riding and a lifetime balloon ride over the ancient temples and stupas and especially a memorable overnight cruise in Irrawaddy Princess Cruise in the Irrawaddy River.
 

Duration: 11 Days/10 NightsLuxury Burma Honeymoon – 11 Days map
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Heho – Inle Lake – Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing – Yandabo Village – Bagan – Yangon
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary
Day 1:
Yangon Arrival (D)
Day 2: Yangon Sightseeing (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 4: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake (B)
Day 5: Inle Lake – Heho – Mandalay (B)
Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing (B, L, D)
Day 7: Sagaing – Yandabo Village (B, L, D)
Day 8: Yandabo Village – Bagan (B)
Day 9: Bagan Discovery (B)
Day 10: Balloon Ride over Bagan (B)
Day 11: Bagan – Yangon – departure (B)

 
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Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)
Welcomed upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, we will be driven to our hotel. The rest of the day will be free to recover. This evening, we will have Welcome dinner in Karaweik Palace which overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon Tower. A meal of fine Burmese food will be served followed by a beautiful cultural show of music and dancing. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon Sightseeing (B)
After breakfast at hotel, we will visit the sacred Shwedagon pagoda – the most prominent monument in Yangon. Then we visit the Sule Pagoda to Chinese Town, where we have chance to enjoy exotic streets of Yangon downtown and British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings. We will then move to Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda’s to see the 70-m long reclining Buddha and Myanmar’s holiest monument. Finally, finish up your day by enjoying some last minute shopping at Scott Market. We spend the night in Yangon.

A night scene of the Sule Pagoda in the heart of Yangon.

A night scene of the Sule Pagoda in the heart of Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake (B)
After beautiful Bagan, we will take a flight to Heho. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar is located 900 meters above sea level and is home of the Intha people, who are very famous for their one leg rowing technique.
On arrival, we take an hour drive to the scenic Inle Lake and then board a motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images and believed to be the holiest pagoda in Inle Lake. Our next stop of this day tour is “Jumping Cat Pagoda” Ngaphechaung Monastery. When we travel closer to Nam Pan Village, we have a look at cotton and lotus weaving factories and cigar making houses. We will have a true experience of traditional Intha life. Overnight in a resort in Inle Lake.

The cats that live here earn their keep by jumping for food in Ngaphechaung Monastery.

The cats that live here earn their keep by jumping for food in Ngaphechaung Monastery.

Day 4: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake (B)
In the morning, we will visit the unique “5-Day Market” which is held in different villages surrounding the lake. This is absolutely a magnificent place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and furthermore experience exotic market atmosphere.
After lunch, the boat will take us to the beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is time to enjoy a poetic walking along the corridors and the giant columns that have been left to the nature for centuries. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Boating trip in Inle Lake.

Boating trip in Inle Lake.

Day 5: Inle Lake – Heho – Mandalay (B)
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, you will catch a flight from Heho to Mandalay. Welcome up on arrival at the airport then we transfer to hotel in Mandalay city center. Being famous as the Buddhism centre in Myanmar, Mandalay is a realm of stupas, monks and monasteries.
We first visit the Mahagandaryone Monastery and watch the monks in their afternoon meal and rice ceremony. We then take a stroll along the nearby U Bein Bridge to visit Kyautawgyi, returning by boat to enjoy cool breeze and spectacular landscape of Taungthaman Lake. The next visit will be Mandalay Palace. After that, we will visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, famed as “the world’s biggest book” composed of 729 stupas. Conclude the day with a ride up the zigzagging road to Mandalay Hill. Climb to the top of the hill and watch the beautiful sunset around the surrounding plain, river and mountains. Overnight in Mandalay.

Zigzaging road to Mandalay Hill Myanmar

Zigzaging road to Mandalay Hill Myanmar

Day 6: Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing (B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to the Shwe Kyat Yet Jetty where we will sail upstream for about one and half hour to the Mingun Pagoda Complex to see the unfinished pagoda, the Mingun Bell, weighting 90 tones and the biggest hanging undamaged bell in the world.
After lunch on board, we continue downstream to Sagaing and have a visit to Sagaing for about two & half hour’s excursion by coach. We then back to the board, sail downstream and enjoy the sunset over Sagaing Hill. Moor overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. After dinner, guests can enjoy a Traditional Dance on the sundeck (if available). We will spend the night in the Irrawaddy Princess II Cruise.

Mingun Pagoda Complex

Mingun Pagoda Complex

Day 7: Sagaing – Yandabo Village (B, L, D)
In the morning, we will cruise downstream to Yandabo Village. Defendant on the base economy is famous for the production of terracotta from the riverbank clay. Explore the pottery making process at various stages. We enjoy an hour shore excursion and then back to board and cast off. Continue our third day trip by sailing downstream and moor overnight at near Chindwin confluence. We spend the second night on the Irrawaddy Princess II Cruise.

Potery making in Yandabo Village.

Potery making in Yandabo Village.

Day 8: Yandabo Village – Bagan (B)
Cast off early morning, we continue sailing downstream and approximately arrive to Bagan about 09:00 AM. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside.
Disembark from board and start our day tour with a trip to the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful, gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions then visit the Ananda Temple.
In the afternoon, we take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the ShweSandaw Pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.
Note: Due to the water level and weather condition, sightseeing might be changed.

Panorama of ShweSandaw Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar.

Panorama of ShweSandaw Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar.

Day 9: Bagan Discovery (B)
We will start our day tour with a trip to the bustling Nyaung U Market in Old Bagan and then explore the beautiful gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. Ananda Temple is our next visit of this day, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, we take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made. Overnight in Bagan.

Local souvenir shop in Nyaung U Market in Old Bagan

Local souvenir shop in Nyaung U Market in Old Bagan

Day 10: Balloon Ride over Bagan (B)
Today, we will have a memorable day-trip and let’s say, it would be one of your special days Myanmar. Pick up at our hotel in the early morning, before sunrise, we will have a hot balloon ride over Bagan. Amazed your eyes and taken away your breath by the beauty and diversity of temples and stupas below you. With the Irrawaddy River to the west and the mountains to the east, the balloon ride will no double be your flight of lifetime.
After a 45-minute ride over the morning skies, the pilots will guide his crafts for a safe landing. Well, we will then have a small party to welcome you back with sparkling wine, fresh fruits. After receiving the Balloon Certificate that personally signed by the pilot, we will be driven back to the hotel for a proper breakfast.
We will then have an exotic horse cart riding, we will go to one of the biggest temple in Bagan: Nan Paya pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby. The most amazing bonus of this day trip is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan the ShweSandaw pagoda. Overnight in a hotel in Bagan.

Balloon Ride over Bagan.

Balloon Ride over Bagan.

Day 11: Bagan – Yangon – departure (B)
Time will be free until our car arrives to take us to the airport for a flight to Yangon. On arrival at Yangon International Airport, we will entertain ourselves at the airport in good time to connect the homeward flight. Tour ends.

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

INCLUSIONS
What’s Included:

  • 3 domestic flights: Yangon – Heho, Heho – Mandalay, Bagan – Yangon
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English speaking guides in every location
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Honeymoon’s value added (Fruits and flower on arrival, 1 bottle of Champagne on the first day)
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)

What’s Excluded:

  • International flights and airport taxes (US$ 10.00 per person)
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Myanmar Visa fees

Recommended Hotel List:

Location

Hotel & Rating (4 & 5* Standard)

Yangon The Strand Hotel
Inle Lake Inle Princess Resort
Mandalay Mandalay Hill Resort
Irrawaddy River Irrawaddy Princess II Cruise
Bagan Aureum Palace Hotel