Your Myanmar family tour starts in Yangon, the economic capital and the most bustles and hustle city in Myanmar that attracts visitors by its own charm with gleaming pagodas, picturesque lakes and vintage vehicles plying its leafy avenues. An orientation tour of Yangon’s downtown attractions, local teashops, Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda’s reclining Buddha statue and the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda which takes on a magical aura at dusk, will definitely leave you in awe.    
 

Duration: 09 Days/08 NightsMyanmar Family Holiday – 9 Days map
Tour Type: Sightseeing, Culture, Relax, classic.
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Travel dates: No fixed but the best time is suggested to visit is during October to May.
Start/End: Pick up at Yangon airport/ Farewell at Yangon airport.
Tour Route: Yangon – Twantay – Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake – Yangon

Experience this 9-day Myanmar Family Holiday 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 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 01:
Yangon – Arrival (D)
Day 02: Yangon City tour (B, L)
Day 03: Yangon – Twantay – Yangon (Boat trips) (B, L)
Day 04: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Sightseeing tours (B)
Day 05: Balloon Ride over Bagan (B)
Day 06: Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 07: Inle Lake Discovery (by Boat) (B)
Day 08: Inle Lake – flight back to Yangon (B)
Day 09: 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 01: Yangon – Arrival (D)

Upon your arrival at Yangon International Airport; welcome by our well-experienced guide.
After that, you are with tour guide & driver set off on a Yangon city tour, featuring its most iconic colonial buildings such as National Museum, where you can learn part of the country’s history. Continue to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha. Then pay a visit to the golden Shwedagon Pagoda made up of 60 tons of pure gold leaf. Dinner with a Cultural Show at Karaweik Palace Restaurant. Overnight in Yangon.

Buddha images in Shwedagon Pagoda

Day 02: Yangon City tour (B, L)

After breakfast, get ready for a walking tour through downtown Yangon and experience the very daily life of the locals, all the while enjoying delicious authentic street foods.
The afternoon time is for a visit to the National Races Village in Thaketa Township. Here you can have a thorough exploration of Myanmar cultures, particularly those of the minorities through the houses, clothes, and activities. There are lots of photo opportunities, so don’t forget to recharge your camera battery! Afterward, head back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

Kayin Traditional House in National Races Village

Day 03: Yangon – Twantay – Yangon (Boat trips) (B, L)

After breakfast, board a boat to Twantay, a peaceful town on the bank of the Twantay Canal. The trip takes approximately 2 hours. Take in the beautiful sight of nature and life along the route. Lunch on board.
Try the trishaw ride at Twantay, it would be a phenomenal experience! Stop at the local market and Shwesandaw Zedi. Your final visit is a pottery village, the special product of Twantay. Transfer back to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.

Twante pottery village

Day 04: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Sightseeing tours (B)

Arrive in Bagan and transfer to the hotel to check in and rest. Today’s sightseeing trip begins with a visit to Nyaung Oo Market, followed by the Shwezigon Pagoda, Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi cave, and the elegant Htilominlo Temple.
In the afternoon, head to the Ananda Temple, the ancient Ananda Okkyaung monastery, and the highest temple in Bagan, Thatbyinnyu Temple, before embarking on a horse carriage ride, passing dozens of temples, including Sulamani and Dhammayangyi, and the traditional village of Taungbi. Watch the sun paint crimson red over the Bagan plain. Overnight in Bagan.

ananda temple-one of the finest masterpieces of Bagan

Day 05: Balloon Ride over Bagan (B)

An unforgettable and unique experience! Fly above the 5,000 pagodas of the plain of Bagan while enjoying the sunrise and the fresh morning wind.
Note: Balloon trip is subject to weather condition.
After breakfast, transfer to Ngat Pyit Taung Monastery and explore the temple’s caves. Then, visit the Monastic Primary School and enjoy playing with the students.
In the afternoon, explore the town of Nyaung U. Learn the interesting process of creating “Poneyay” (pea powder paste) and see how local plum jam is made and packed. Visit handmade lacquer wares and wooden handicrafts shops, and continue to the villages to observe the way traditional bullock carts are made. Don’t hesitate to try making one yourself, as the craftsmen love to share their techniques with visitors. Overnight in Bagan.

balloon ride in bagan

Day 06: Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B)

The entire morning is for deeper exploration of Bagan or a rest.
After lunch, transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho.
Take a 1-hour scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s most spectacular sights. Board on a boat and sail past villages built on stilts over the lake, inhabited by the local Intha people. Observe the leg-rowing fishermen and see their floating gardens built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Your hotel is situated upon the lake, with sweeping views of the tranquil waters. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to relax and soak in the views. Overnight in Bagan.

Intha fishermen in Inle Lake

Day 07: Inle Lake Discovery (by Boat) (B)

Start with a visit to the Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which houses dozens of Shan Buddha Images, and gets even more famous for its unique ‘jumping cats’ who jump through hoops in the air! Continue to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary. Explore the craft industry of the lake through local workshops.
The afternoon is sure to be a memorable experience. Travel by local leg-rowed canoe to an Intha family’s house. Learn the authentic native culinary as you prepare dinner yourself with the help from the family. Overnight on Inle Lake.

The wooden Nga Phe Chaung Monastery

Day 08: Inle Lake – flight back to Yangon (B)

The morning is for your own use. Flight back to Yangon in the afternoon and enjoy some sightseeing there. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 09: Yangon – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure on your own time and wait till you are picked up at hotel & transferred to the airport for your onward international flight to another country or back home. Trip ends.

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Price: Please contact us for your special price.

INCLUSIONS
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)
  • Boat excursions
  • 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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