This 9-day private luxury Myanmar tour will bring you to one of the most magical, deeply spiritual countries in the Asia. The tour is an introduction of Myanmar with insider’s perspective of the unrivaled level of service and insight, of opportunity to interact with local people, of experience amazing ancient temples and ruins. You can find it all here on Myanmar luxury tours.
 

Duration: 9 Days/8 NightsSacred Myanmar – 9 Days map
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Mount Popa – Pindaya – Palaw – Inle Lake – Yangon
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 1: Yangon Arrival (D)
Day 2: Yangon Sightseeing (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Bagan Discovery (B)
Day 4: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan (B)
Day 5: Bagan Sightseeing (B)
Day 6: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw (B)
Day 7: Kalaw – Kakku – Inle Lake (B)
Day 8: Inle Lake Discovery (B)
Day 9: Inle Lake – 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.

Karaweik Palace at night

Karaweik Palace at night

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. We spend the night in Yangon.

Reclining Buddha in Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda.

Reclining Buddha in Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda.

Day 3: Yangon – Bagan Discovery (B)
After an early breakfast at hotel, we will have an only direct flight from Yangon to Bagan – Myanmar’s archeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside.
Welcome upon arrival with visit to the busy Nyang U Market in Old Bagan and then explore the beautiful gold-leaf Shwezigon pagoda and learn new things from the Burmese Buddhist tradition. We continuously visit Ananda temple and we will stop along the way in the Bagan plain to admire some of the surrounding temples. In this afternoon, we take a tour of a local lacquer wear workshop and learn about this traditional craft. Overnight in Bagan.

Shwezigon pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar.

Shwezigon pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar.

Day 4: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan (B)
After breakfast, we enjoy a scenic drive to Mt. Popa, which is the most sacred site for meditation in Myanmar. Our experienced tour guide will lead us to Popa Kalat Monastery where we see Popa National Park with its beautiful panorama view. On the way back to Bagan, we will experience the traditional palm work, cigar maker and peanut oil distillation. We spend the night in Bagan.

Kalat Monastery on Mt. Popa

Kalat Monastery on Mt. Popa

Day 5: Bagan Sightseeing (B)
This morning, we will 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, continue our sightseeing trip to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, experience the architectural difference in MyaZedi pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. 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.

Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple.

Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple.

Day 6: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Pindaya – Kalaw (B)
After breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Heho. On arrival, we will take a nice drive to Pindaya through the picturesque countryside of Shan State. Our next visit on this day tour is Pindaya’s limestone cave with its maze of chambers displaying more than 8,000 Buddha statues and local handicraft workshops producing Shan paper made from mulberry bark and traditional umbrellas made from the same paper that are used by monks all around the country. Then drive back to Kalaw. Overnight in a hotel in Kalaw.

Trekking in Kalaw, Kayah State.

Trekking in Kalaw, Kayah State.

Day 7: Kalaw – Kakku – Inle Lake (B)
Today, we will visit the unique “5 days market” in Kalaw. This is absolutely a magnificent place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and experience exotic market atmosphere.
After that, we will take a 2-hour drive to Kakku crossing through spectacular landscape, railway line and small villages inhabited to the Pa-Oh people. Our first touch of Kakku is breathtaking: there are more than 5200 individual stupas, some of which are 20 metres high, and several Buddha images scattered throughout. In late afternoon, we will come back to Inle Lake where we will spend the night.

The smile of Pa Ho girls.

The smile of Pa Ho girls.

Day 8: Inle Lake Discovery (B)
After breakfast, we board on motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Nam Pan village. The boat will take us to 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 the nature for centuries. Then visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images, also is believed the holiest in Inle Lake. Our next visit is Ngaphechaung monastery, known as jumping cat pagoda. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Houses built on stilts in the village of Nampan on the edge of Inle Lake, Myanmar.

Houses built on stilts in the village of Nampan on the edge of Inle Lake, Myanmar.

Day 9: Inle Lake – Yangon – Departure (B)
Free time until our car arrives to take us to the airport for a morning flight back to Yangon. On arrival, we will be free 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 – Bagan; Bagan – Heho; Heho – 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)
  • Balloon over Bagan
  • 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

Recommended Hotel List:

Location

Hotels & Ratings (4 & 5* Standard)

Yangon The Strand Hotel
Bagan Aureum Palace Hotel
Kalaw Hill Top Villa
Inle Lake Inle Princess Resort