FROM: USD $1,495

Highlights of Myanmar - 8 days

From the ancient temples of Bagan to the tranquil shores of Inle Lake, this is the best of Myanmar. Discover local village life and majestic pagodas including Yangon’s stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. Explore Salay, home to the intricately carved Yoke-Sone-Kyaung Monastery, mystical Mount Popa and Heho with its remarkable caves which contain over 9000 statues of Buddha.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Bagan and its temple filled plains, golden Shwezigon Pagoda and 13th century Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple
Mandalay - incredible golden Buddha of Mahamuni Paya, spectacular sunsets from Mandalay Hill
Boat trip on Inle Lake
Salay village and its many active monasteries and mystical Mount Popa
Pindaya on the shores of Lake Pindaya and its caves containing over 9000 Buddha statues
Indein Pagoda, Gaba Aye pagoda and Mahapasana Cave

Included

Breakfast daily
Economy class flights - Yangon - Bagan, Bagan - Mandalay, Heho - Yangon
Touring and excursions as per itinerary
Airport arrival and departure transfer. English speaking specialist guides at local sights
7 nights standard hotels. Superior (4 star) and deluxe (5 star) properties are also available
Lake Inle boat trip
Entrance fees to all included sights
Transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Yangon

Arrive Yangon Airport and after a warm welcome transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Yangon

Day 2

Bagan Temples & Shwezigon Pagoda

Fly to Bagan to explore its astounding temple filled plain. En route to your hotel visit the beautiful golden Shwezigon Pagoda and the 13th century Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with its lovely frescoes. Afternoon sightseeing includes key temples and a Burmese lacquerware factory before an evening excursion to Ananda, Bagan’s finest and most revered temple.
Overnight: Bagan  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Salay & Mount Popa

Enjoy a day trip to the village of Salay and Mount Popa today. Salay is home to many active monasteries including the impressive Yoke-son Monastery and its famous wood carvings. Mystical Mount Popa, is an extinct volcano which is believed to be the abode of spirits. 777 winding steps are carved into the side of the mountain, taking pilgrims up to the striking Popa Taungkalat monastery which sits atop the mountain.

Why note enhance your stay with a balloon flight over Began - float over thousand year old pagodas and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. Departing daily October to March (subject to weather conditions). You can opt for a sunrise or sunset champagne flight, please enquire with your travel consultant.
Overnight: Bagan  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Fly to Mandalay, Buddha of Mahamuni Paya

Fly to Mandalay, former capital of the Burmese Empire and spend the day exploring the city sights including the incredible golden Buddha of Mahamuni Paya. Then enjoy spectacular sunset views of the city from Mandalay Hill.
Overnight: Mandalay  |  Breakfast

Days 5-6

Pindaya & Inle Lake

After a flight to Heho, transfer to picturesque Pindaya, located on the shores of Lake Pindaya to explore its remarkable caves which contain over 9000 Buddha statues before driving on to Nyaung Shwe. The following day discover the delights of beautiful Lake Inle on a boat trip. See the stilted houses and various cottage industries of the Intha people and visit the famous Paungdaw Oo Pagoda.
Overnight: Nyaung Shwe  |  Breakfast x 2

Day 7

Indein Pagoda, Inle Lake

This morning visit Indein Pagoda, an incredible collection of weathered stupas dating back to the 13th century before flying to Yangon. This evening we enjoy a visit to the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda, the landmark of Myanmar and one of the greatest wonders of the world.
Overnight: Yangon  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Yangon city sights

On day 8 your Burmese adventure comes to an end after a final morning of sightseeing in Yangon including the Gaba Aye (World Peace) pagoda and Mahapasana Cave, a replica of the Satta Panni cave in India where the first Buddhist Synod (council) took place. The cave is 139 metres long and 110 metres wide.

Later, we bid farewell and transfer to the airport to meet your onward flight.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

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Highlights of Myanmar - 8 days
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In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Yangon
Ends
Yangon
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
3 star. 4 & 5 star options are also available
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 7
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Countries

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