Enjoy the best of the golden land in this Myanmar tour with the starting destination in Yangon to visit the amazing Shwedagon Pagoda, British Colonial building, Scott market, then proceed to the country’s second largest lake – Inle Lake with visits to its unique floating fishing village to admire the exquisite leg rowing method and soak in the vibrant local market. The rest of the tour will be 4 nights beach relax in a luxury boutique resort in one of the best beaches in Burma – Ngapali beach.

Duration: 9 Days/8 NightsMyanmar in Style – 9 Days map
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Inle Lake – Ngapali Beach
Tour Type: Beach, Landscape, Nature, History, and Culture
Tour Categories: Myanmar luxury tour
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the energetic city of Yangon with an interesting visit to the vibrant Chinatown street to capture the hectic pace of the local life
  • Marvel at the giant reclining Buddha image in Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
  • Enjoy a luxury beach vacation in Ngapali – the most beautiful beach in Myanmar
  • Explore the production of lotus fabric in Inle Lake – one of the most precious textiles in the world
  • Visit the 5-day market in Inle Lake to gaze out at the life of the local tribe

Brief Itineraries
Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)
Day 2: Yangon City Tour & Boat trip (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake (B)
Day 4: Inle Lake Discovery (B)
Day 5: Inle Lake – Indein – Thandwe – Ngapali Beach (B)
Day 6: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)
Day 7: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)
Day 8: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)
Day 9: Ngapali Beach – Yangon Departure (B)

Notes: Please be aware that flight time, hotels and all others logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Travel Vietnam will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.

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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.

Shwedagon Pagoda

Day 2: Yangon City Tour & Boat trip (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the sacred Shwedagon pagoda – the most prominent monument in Yangon. Then we drive to Sule Pagoda – the 44 meters high stupas at the roundabout of the city center for a visit to one of the oldest pagodas in Myanmar. After that, head to Chinese Town, where we have a chance to enjoy exotic streets of Yangon downtown and British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings. We will then move to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda to see the 70-m long reclining Buddha and Myanmar’s holiest monument.

Out of Yangon

In the afternoon, take a scenic drive to Thanlyin, the beautiful town where is the home of two splendid pagodas: the Kyaikkauk Pagoda and Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda, situated on an Island. Firstly, we walk across the Thanlyin Bridge to visit the Kyakikkauk Pagoda, seeing the daily life of the local people in the Kyauktan market then take a boat to Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Heho. From here, we will take one hour drive to Nyaung Shwe where we will get on our boat to Inle Lake. The boat sailing through villages inhabited by the local Intha people and their unique floating gardens. After settling into your hotel, take a short break before an amazing afternoon sightseeing. In the afternoon, we visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda – homes to five revered Buddha statues before continuing our visit to Inpawkhone, a weaving village with a cheroot factory where typical Burmese cigars are made by hand. Overnight in a resort in Inle Lake.

Inle Lake

Day 4: Inle Lake – Indein Discovery (B)

After breakfast, we board on a motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Nam Pan village where Burmese cigar and canoe are made. The boat then will take us to the beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It will be definitely relaxing to walk along the corridor and enjoy the giant columns which have been left to nature for centuries. Our next visit is Ngaphechaung monastery, a wooden monastery built on stilts well known for the impressive Buddha images and jumping cats. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Nga Phe Chaung Monastery

Day 5: Inle Lake– Thandwe – Ngapali Beach (B)

This morning, we will visit the unique “5-Day Market” 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 then experience the exotic market atmosphere. Then, enjoy your day at leisure and then we will drive to the airport for an afternoon flight to Thandwe. It is time to immerse in the pristine waters of Ngapali Beach and the beautiful green coconut groves. Overnight will be in Ngapali.

Long neck young ladies weaving in Inle Lake

Day 6: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)

Time will be free to relax on the sandy beach of Ngapali. Overnight in Ngapali.

Day 7: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)

Time will be free to relax on the sandy beach of Ngapali. Overnight in Ngapali.

Day 8: Ngapali Beach Free Time (B)

Time will be free to relax on the sandy beach of Ngapali. Overnight in Ngapali.

Ngapali Beach

Day 9: Ngapali Beach – Yangon Departure (B)

Free time until our car arrives to take us to Thandwe airport for a noon flight to Yangon. On arrival, we will entertain ourselves at the Terminal of Yangon International Airport in good time to connect the homeward flight. Tour ends.

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What’s Included:

  • 3 Domestic flights: Yangon – Heho; Heho – Thandwe and Thandwe – 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

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Hotels & Ratings

Yangon The Strand Hotel
Inle Lake Inle Princess Resort
Ngapali Beach Sandoway Resort