The 7-day Myanmar in-depth trip offers you the best experience about Myanmar landscape, culture and people. This tour covers the main destinations in Myanmar so that you can get the chance to contemplate numerous pagodas and temples, spectacular sightseeing as well as learn more about the daily lives of local people.

 

Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
Start/End: Yangon/ Yangon
Tour Route: Mandalay – Inle – Kalaw – Mandalay – Bagan – Mt.Popa – Yangon
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary
Day 1:
Yangon arrival – Discover the city
Day 2: Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 3: Inle Lake-Kalaw Inle Lake-Kalaw (B)
Day 4: Kalaw-Mandalay (B)
Day 5: Mandalay-Bagan (B)
Day 6: Bagan-Mt.Popa (B)
Day 7: Yangon (B)

 
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Day 1: Yangon
Welcomed upon arrival at Yangon International Airport by our guide and visit Myanmar Gems Museum before transferring to the hotel. After passing by KARAWEIK on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, promenade through China Town and the city center of Yangon. Next, continue to visit Botataung Pagoda to experience the daily lives of local people around the jetty, take photos of Yangon River and enjoy the stunning sunset. Overnight accommodation in Yangon. Note: Day 1 and Day 7 itinerary could be exchanged according to the international flight arrival/departure time.Myanmar In Depth

Day 2: Heho – Inle Lake (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho – staple airport in Inle Lake. When arriving, head to Nyangshwe – the gateway village to Inle Lake to discover imposing mountains, floating gardens, and stilted villages. The boat tour of Inle Lake sightseeing begins from Nyaung Shwe Boat Jetty and makes cease at Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery marked with carvings and a collection of Buddha images.Inle Lake Leg Rower Fisherman

Contemplate one-legged rowing technique of Intha people and their floating garden. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda to contemplate five gold-covered Buddha images and Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery to see jumping cats trained by monks. Overnight accommodation in Nyaung Shwe.Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

Day 3: Inle Lake – Kalaw (B)
After enjoying the breakfast, drive to Kalaw – the capital of Shan state which is surrounded by hills and pine forests. It was once known as a British Hill station, a small town with cool temperature all year round. Inle Lake Five Day MarketThere are many spectacular landscapes along the way waiting for you to capture. Once arriving, walk around the town, observe the daily lives of ethnic groups, enjoy local food and visit the hustle local market, archaic train station, and colonial style house. In the evening, have your own plan to explore Kalaw and rest well before the next trip in the morning.Kalaw Trekking

Day 4: Kalaw – Mandalay (B)
After breakfast, depart Kalaw for a 4-hour drive to the Royal Mandalay. After the checking in at the hotel, visit gold-covered Mahamuni Pagoda, Mahagandayon Monastery (Buddhist University), and silk and cotton weaving workshops. In the afternoon, continue to contemplate the delicate wood carvings in Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace) and Kuthodaw Pagoda which is famous for the world’s largest book – the stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Shwenandaw MonasteryThen head to Mandalay’s outskirts to visit Amarapura – the city of immortality. After that, continue to explore U Bein Bridge – the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world which is built around 1850. Enjoy the amazing sunset from U Bein Bridge then return Mandalay. Overnight in MandalayU Bein Bridge

Day 5: Mandalay – Bagan (B)
After being served breakfast, transfer to airport for the flight to Bagan. Once arriving, transfer to hotel for the checking in then begin visiting the hustle Nyaung Oo local market. Continue to contemplate religious monuments in the surrounding plains including the most famous Pagoda and Temples in Mandalay such as Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of Burmese stupas; Ananda Temple, built in 1105 AD during the reign of King Kyanzittha of the Pagan Dynasty; That Byin Nyu Temple, built in 1144 A.D by King Alaungsithu; Dhammayan Gyi Temple, built in late 12th century by King Narathu and Gubyauk Gyi (Myinkaba) Pagoda, a Buddhist temple built by Prince Yazakumar shortly after the death of his father, King Kyansittha of the Bagan Dynasty. Shwezigon PagodaAfter that, pay a visit to Shwesandaw Stupa to see an array of five terraces topped with a cylindrical stupa to catch the stunning sunset. Overnight in Bagan.Sun set over Bagan

Day 6: Bagan – Mt.Popa (B)
After breakfast, depart for a 1.5-hour drive to Mount Popa where you can learn about the legends of Nats – spirits worshipped in Myanmar in conjunction with Buddhism. When arriving, you have to pass 777 steps leading to Mount Popa and bump into the monkeys along the way. From the peak of Popa Taung Kalat, the panoramic view will definitely please you. Though the Mount Popa area has more than 200 springs and streams, the surrounding zones are dry; it seems to be an oasis in the desert-like dry central region of Myanmar. On the way back to Bagan, see the daily lives of local people hidden in the palm trees and contemplate the beautiful sightseeing along the way. Observe the process of making traditional lacquer-ware – one of the best handicrafts in Myanmar. Overnight accommodation in Bagan.Nat Worshiping in Mount Popa

Day 7: Bagan – Yangon Departure (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport to fly back to Yangon. When arriving, visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda (70 meters long reclining Buddha) marked with the murals demonstrating the life of Buddha. Next, contemplate 2.500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda – the most famous and sacred pagoda in Myanmar covered by 11 tons of pure gold then head to Bogyoke Market (Scott’s Market) – the biggest market in Yangon, where sells hundreds of goods and products such as handicrafts, gemstones, art, food, and clothes. In the afternoon, transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

What’s Included?
 3 Domestic flights: Yangon – Heho; Mandalay-Bagan; 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
 Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)
What’s Excluded?
 International flights and airport tax (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