This Myanmar family holiday starts in Yangon, the country’s economic capital. Despite being the most bustling city, Yangon still exudes an intriguing charm with gleaming pagodas, picturesque lakes and vintage vehicles plying its leafy avenues. You will then take a short flight to Bagan, an ancient capital situated in Myanmar’s central plains with thousands of temples and stupas. The last destination of the trip will be on the idyllic Ngapali - one of the most charming beaches in Southeast Asia.

Duration: 08 Days/07 NightsMyanmar Family Discover – 8 Days map
Tour Type: Sightseeing, Culture, Relax
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Travel dates: No fixed, up to your schedule
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Mt. Popa – Ngapali beach – Yangon
Tour Category: Myanmar family holidays
Tour Highlights:

  • Admire the legend beauty of Shwedagon pagoda – one of the grandest Buddhist pagodas in the world
  • Witness the charming city of Yangon featured by the fantastic mix of Burmese and British colonial architecture along the street
  • Hike up to the top of Mout Popa, the scenic volcano to capture the panoramic view to the region an learn about the Nat (natural spirit) of Burma
  • Explore the magnificent temples & pagodas of Bagan, visit the most outstanding pagodas in the region including Shwezigon, Dhamayan Gyi, Manuha temple, etc.
  • Savor the sound, sight, and flavor of Ngapali – the most beautiful beach of Myanmar

Experience this 8-day Myanmar Family 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 & clean
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: well-chosen accommodation is 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:
Arrival day in Yangon (D)
Day 2: Yangon Tour (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B, D)
Day 4: Bagan (B, L)
Day 5: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Fly to Thandwe – Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 6: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 7: Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 8: Thandwe – Fly to 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: Arrival day in Yangon (D)

Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport; welcome by our well-experienced guide. After that, we will visit Sule Pagoda, Mahabandoola Park, The Grand City Hall and old colonial buildings around the city center, and transfer to our hotel.
In the afternoon, we visit Shwedagon Pagoda, the symbol of Myanmar. This massive bell-shaped stupa rises nearly 100 meters above its hill-top surroundings. In the evening, we will have dinner with Cultural Show at Karaweik Palace Restaurant. Overnight in Yangon.

Shwedagon pagoda is one of the greatest landmark in Yangon to visit in Myanmar family tour 8 days

Day 2: Yangon Tour (B)

Today, we will visit “Kyauktawgyi Pagoda and Royal White Elephant”. Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is also known as Lawka Chanthar Arbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image. Within the walking distance from Minn Dhamma Hill, there is an Elephant house where the three white elephants are kept. The rest of the day will be free for shopping at the Scott market(note: the market is closed on Mondays).
Overnight in Yangon.

Loka Chantha Abhaya Laba Marble Buddha Image

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Bagan. Arrive Bagan and transfer to the hotel. Bagan, one of Asia’s most popular archaeological destinations and one out of two most pre-eminent religious old cities in South East Asia. The sightseeing starts with a visit to Gubyaukgyi Temple (Wetkyiinn village) – the 13th century ‘cave temple’ with fine frescoes of scenes from Jakatas; Ananda Temple – one of the masterpieces surviving and remaining in Bagan and considered to be in the Mon architecture style; Thatbyinnyu Temple – the highest building on the Bagan plain.

Anada temple is one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan reflect the Mon and indian style

Dhamanyangyi Temple – built by King Narathu in the 12th century which displayed the finest brickwork in Bagan. A visit to the lacquerware factory followed by a visit to the local village. Passing through Shwesandaw or Mahazedi Pagoda then we proceed to the sunset hill to enjoy the majestic sunset over Bagan temples. Dinner with a water puppet show at a local restaurant. Overnight in Bagan.

people climb to the top of shwenandaw pagoda to capture the sunset view in Bagan

Day 4: Bagan (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel, visit Nyaung U market – a typical local market; proceed visit to one of the most distinctive pagodas Shwezigon Pagoda – the holiest one believed to be enshrined with Buddha tooth and hair.
In the afternoon, we continue to Myinkabar Gubyaukgyi Temple– well known for its wall painting depicting scenes from the Jataka, and take a boat ride along the Ayeyarwaddy River to discover the local life and view the sunset. We then return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Bagan.

Nyaung U Market in Bagan

Day 5: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Fly to Thandwe – Ngapali Beach (B)

Early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Mount Popa, visit the great extinct volcano. Rising out of the shimmering heat, the solitary volcanic crag of Mt. Popa is home to Myanmar’s most powerful “nats”. Visit the Nat Museum with its life-sized statues of the 37 Nat Gods. Walk up the steps to the stupas and shrines that top the hill above the museum, seeing many pilgrims along the way. The way by the roadside can see the locals climbing up the palm tree and making jaggery. Drive back to Bagan and transfer to the airport for flight to Thandwe.
Arrive at the airport, we transfer to the hotel and free time. Overnight at the hotel in Ngapali beach.

visit the temple on the top of Mt Popa

Day 6: Ngapali Beach (B)

Today is free at your leisure to relax on the beautiful beach. Apart from the normal beach activities, excursions like visiting the small fishing villages and local markets; exploring the countryside by bicycle and boat trips to the magnificent offshore islands can be experienced in Ngapali.

sunset in Ngapali beach

Day 7: Ngapali Beach (B)

Enjoy your full free day at your leisure to relax on the beautiful beach. No services provide. Only breakfast and accommodation have been booked in advance.

Day 8: Thandwe – Fly to Yangon – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel, we take the morning flight back to Yangon in a good time to connect our International homeward flight. Tour Burma ends. Thank you for making your family trip with Go Myanmar Tours!

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

What’s Included:

  • English speaking guide (other languages upon request)
  • All private ground transfers and transportation
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • 3 Domestic flight tickets (Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Thande; Thande – Yangon)
  • 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)

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