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Burma off road9 days/ 8 night

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    9 days/ 8 night

  • Visit sacred Shwedagon Pagoda

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    Burma off road

  • Admire Bagan’s temples

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    Burma off road

  • Wander majestic Mandalay

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    Burma off road

  • Boat trip down the scenic Inle lake

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    Burma off road

  • Meet the Myanmar’s ethnic hill tribes

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    Burma off road

  • Explore Sagar’s sunken stupas

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  • Buddha at Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda

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  • peaceful Kandawgyi Park

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  • Bogyoke(Scott) Market,

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  • Visit Ananda Temple

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  • Visit Htilominlo

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  • Visit Thatbyinnyu

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  • Visit Dhammayangyi

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  • Nyaung U market

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  • Enjoy puppet show and dinner

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  • boat tour on the Irrawaddy River

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  • finishing as the sun sets on riverside

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    Burma off road

  • visit the holy Sagaing Hill

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    Burma off road

  • visit Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin

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  • sunset at U Bein

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  • Mingun Pagoda

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  • the beautiful Hsinbyume Paya

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  • Shwenandaw Monastery

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  • top of Mandalay Hill

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  • Inle Lake

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  • Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

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  • Sagar Village

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  • Loikaw

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  • visit Panpet village

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  • Padaung tribe ladies

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  • Visit the Kayhtobo site

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DESCRIPTION

For travelers seeking a more comprehensive experience in Burma, this journey is perfect choice, that combines some of the less visited sights with the major attractions and gets to know the culture through special experiences. Begin with a visit to historical Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, wonder at the panoramic view of the temple Plains of Bagan, explore the monasteries and temples of Mandalay, Awesome Caves and Pagodas in Monwya to floating villages in Picturesque Inle Lake, the trip is great chance to look deep inside Burma culture, heritage, and local people on a deeper level.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit sacred Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Admire Bagan’s temples
  • Wander majestic Mandalay
  • Boat trip down the scenic Inle lake
  • Meet the Myanmar’s ethnic hill tribes
  • Explore Sagar’s sunken stupas
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SUGGESTED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival and explore Yangon

Mingalar Bar, you will be welcomed by our Guide at Airport and transferred to hotel.

Start your Sightseeing of Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon. City Tour including the massive reclining Buddha at Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda; the peaceful Kandawgyi Park with its glittering royal barge, Yangon Tea House and Bogyoke(Scott) Market, before visiting Sacred Shwedagon Pagoda. 

Stay overnight in Yangon. (D)

 

Day 2: Yangon to Bagan by morning flight and visit Bagan

Today we will fly to Bagan for a comprehensive tour of this beautiful city, one of Myanmar’s premier historical and cultural centres, home to more than 2,000 temples and pagodas..! Our tour includes shrines such as Ananda, Htilominlo, Thatbyinnyu, Dhammayangyi, Sulamani, and Shwezigon Pagoda, plus secular sights such as Nyaung U market and traditional workshops. Complete the day by watching an unforgettable sunset over the plains from hill. Enjoy puppet show and dinner.

Stay overnight in Bagan. (B,D)

 

Day 3: Continue exploring Bagan & Surrounding Villages

Take a relaxing horse cart ride(or) bike through the less visited temples area, winding your way along the roads past dozens of monuments. Stop at some temples to explore. Then we will visit the rural village where you can see cotton weaving and harvesting of the crops.

Late afternoon boat tour on the Irrawaddy River, finishing as the sun sets on riverside villages and temples.

Stay overnight in Bagan. (B,L)

 

DAY 4: Bagan to Mandalay by road. Visit Sagaing & Amarapura

Today leave Bagan and drive (approx 4 hrs) to Mandalay,the last royal city of Myanmar Kingdom. On arrival in Mandalay, we will visit the holy Sagaing Hill, the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar. Take time to visit Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin and U Min Thone Sae Pagodas as well as clay pot making and nunnery to learn the daily life of Buddhist nuns. Enjoy sunset at U Bein, the world’s longest teak bridge stretching close to 1200 meters across Taungthaman Lake.

Stay overnight in Mandalay. (B,L)

 

DAY 5: Mandalay & Mingun

Embark on a morning boat trip up the famous Irrawaddy River to Mingun (approx 1 hr). Explore the ruins of the vast Mingun Pagoda, the beautiful Hsinbyume Paya and the famous Mingun Bell. Sail back to Mandalay.

 

In the afternoon, continue the tour of Mandalay with a visit to the Shwenandaw Monastery– noted for its exquisite woodcarvings, Gold Leaf Pounding Workshop and Kuthodaw Pagoda – known for containing the world’s largest book. Then, head to the top of Mandalay Hill as the sun begins to set to enjoy magnificent views of the city.

Stay overnight in Mandalay. (B,L)

 

DAY 6: Mandalay to Heho by flight and Boat trip on Inle Lake

Transfer to the airport and short flight to Heho. Upon arrival, drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway of Inle Lake. Full-day tour of beautiful Inle Lake which is referred as the Venice of Asia, featuring stilt houses and villages, floating gardens, fishermen using ancient techniques such as leg-rowing. We will visit the sanctuaries such as Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Nga Phe Chaung Monastery as well as and the local family workshops which feature silversmiths, weaving and cheroot making,

Stay overnight on the Lake. (B,L)

 

Day 7: Boat trip to Loikaw. Visit Sagar village

Set off this morning for Sagar, the far southern region of Inle Lake. After 3hr magnificent boat journey we will arrive Sagar Village, famous for its centuries-old 'sunken' stupas and quaint surrounding villages. You can obseve into the unspoiled culture and traditional lifestyle of ethnic minority villages set against the backdrop of surrounding hills. Continue down the lake to the small town of Phe Khone. Here, transfer to a car for the final hour drive to Loikaw.

Enjoy the panoramic sunset view of Loikaw from the hill of Taungwe Zedi. 

Stay overnight in Loikaw. (B,L)

 

Day 8: Panpet Village

Start your day with colorful local market and visit to the beautiful monastery formerly served as the palace. After that head to the South of Loikaw to visit Panpet village where you may see Padaung tribe ladies wearing brass rings around their extraordinary long necks. Enjoy a Short Trek along the villages lead by local community guide. Visit the Kayhtobo site and Hunting Shrine, to learn about local beliefs and spiritual life. You can also have the opportunities to try traditional Kayah dress and enjoy their music at the local musician’s house. Return to Loikaw and continue the visits: Catholic Church and the Kayah State Museum.

Stay overnight in Loikaw. (B,L)

 

DAY 9: Return to Yangon and Departure

Transfer to airport and fly back to Yangon. The day is free to relax or soak in a few more sites in Yangon. As the time approaches, transfer to the Yangon International Airport for your onward flight. (B)

 

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PRICE FROM: US$1,325

 

SAMPLE 3* HOTELS

Yangon                  Hotel Grand United           https://www.hotelgrandunited.com/about_hgu_al.php

Bagan                    Bagan Star Hotel              http://www.baganstarhotel.com/

Mandalay              The Home Hotel                 http://thehomemandalayhotel.com/index.php

Nyaung Shwe       Amazing Nyaung Shwe    http://www.hotelamazingnyaungshwe.com

Loikaw                  Gold Hotel                         http://goldhotelkayah.com/

 

PRICE INCLUSION

  • 08 night hotel accommodation (Twin/Double Share)
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 03 domestic flights
  • Local English-speaking Station guides
  • Drinking water and refreshing towels on touring days
  • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in program
  • Boat fee in Bagan, Mingun and Inle Lake

 

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International flights to/from Yangon
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa stamp fees
  • Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals & Drinks not mentioned
  • Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
  • Tour Options (quoted separately)