Essential Myanmar

Designed to showcase the signature of Burma Kingdom, Essential Myanmar is perfect for those who look for 1 week trip discovering all the notable sites that Myanmar has to offer including Bagan, Inle Lake and charming Yangon
This trip is a great chance to appreciate the iconic pagoda of Shwedagon, letting you a time to ride the horse cart along 2500 pagodas in the ancient capital of Bagan, knowing better about the country`s history. You will have also a fascinating boat trip to uncover the floating garden, seeing how Inthar fishermen control their boat by one leg.
Start :
Yangon
Finish :
Yangon
Style :
Culture Tours
Physical level :
Cultural Interaction :
Country :
Myanmar

Itinerary

The enchanting city of Yangon welcomes you with golden pagoda, British colonial architect, exotic streets and beautiful lakes.
Upon your arrival at Yangon international airport, our guide and driver will welcome you for the hotel transfer. The remainder of the day is left for your leisure.
We highlight your dinner with a cultural show by the ancient palace of Karaweik. 

Accommodation: Yangon hotel  / Meal : dinner
Boarding an early flight in the morning from Yangon to Bagan and start your visit after settling your luggage. 
Your sightseeing today is filled with temples and villages, starting from Thagyar Pone Temple which offers stunning view to the surrounding plains. You will not miss the most notable sites of Bagan including the most revered temple Ananda, Gubyaukgyi temple which boasts beautiful plaster carvings and moral paintings. 
Our guide will introduce you about the traditional workshop of making lacquer ware in Bagan.
This afternoon, hop on a cruise on Irrawaddy River to approach Kyauk Gu U Min temple. En route, stop at Sae Lan village for a local life interaction then learn about this sacred temple with our guide. Return to Bagan for sunset.

Accommodation: hotel in Bagan  / Meal: breakfast
Depart from Bagan to Mountain Popa after breakfast. This sacred pagoda treasures many Buddhism secret to Burma’s history and features the most famous pilgrimage site in the area. Upon arrival, ascend the mountain top to reach Taung Kalat temple, enjoying the bird eye view to the Popa national park. 
As we return to Bagan by a different road, stop by Salay, home to the Yoke-Sone-Kyaung, a World Heritage Site and see how local people make sugar, wine from palm.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan   / Meal: breakfast
 
Taking a morning flight from Bagan to Inle Lake. The transfer from the airport to the lakeside town of Nyang Shwe offers abundant of scenic changes from lush plantation to mountain vistas, dotted with secluded hamlets. Visit Heho market, beholding the local ethnic hill tribes in their most beautiful customs.
Upon arrival,you will take a motorized boat to navigate through stilt villages, unique floating garderns and witness the traditional work to produce chery root cigar, silk and black smith. A stop at Nam Khon village gives you a chance to see how Intha people make silk from lotus and other fabric. Sunset by your lakeside resort.

Accommodation: Lake side hotel    / Meal: breakfast
Rise up with a nice view through your window, catching the sight of local people passing by on their boat to go to work. Today`s highlight is the visit to Indein Village which rotates every five days around different villages in Inle. This is a beautiful opportunity to experience the diversity of Inle ethnic as well witnessing how they make their unique fair. For food adventurer, you will not miss the chance to taste the typical local cake or soup like a local.
After the market, embarking on a light trek up to capture the Buddhist ruin site which is very captivating and photogenic.
Fly back to Yangon in the afternoon. Transfer to your hotel for leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon   / Meal: breakfast
 
Your city tour today reveals the highlighted must-sees of Yangon as well offering some intimate touch to the local life. Starting by a guided walk from Sule pagoda, the 2500 year old monument in the heart of Yangon to  Botataung pagoda by the river side, you will pass through open street markets, busy shops in China town and numerous prominent British colonial building that reflects the charm of the old days. 
Continue your trip with a styled trishaw ride via the less visited side of Yangon downtown and take a break to taste the Burmese tea like a local.
Completing your day by Shwedagon, a giant Buddhist site boasting a mix of architectural brilliance and sacred ambience.
Proceeding to Yangon airport for your departure flight. 

Accommodation: not included   / Meal: breakfast

Includes

  • Myanmar Visa Arrangement
  • Private English speaking guide 
    ( other languages are available/ request)
  • Private car transfer with A/C
  • Hotel rooms mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance and zone fees
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Boat trips where applied
  • Horse Cart in Bagan

Excludes

  • Myanmar Visa Fee
  • International Flight 
    ( please let us know if you need support )
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuties

Booking Information

This sample price is quoted in US dollar and base on the twin/ double occupancy with 3 star standard.
 
  Group Size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 person
  Land Tour/ person 1020      
  3 Domestic Flights 310      
  Total / person        

For group tour, please feel free to contact us for best price offer

Essential information

Myanmar Visa
Please note that a Myanmar Visa is compulsory for your travel to our country. There are certain countries in Southeast Asia are listed for visa exemption. Most of travelers from America, Europe and Africa need to obtain Visa before entering the country.
For more details of visa, please check : Myanmar Visa Information
Money Issue
ATMs are now available in Myanmar but the withdrawing fee is rather high. We highly recommend you to bring cash/ USD notes to cover your spend.
Credit cards are accepted in high-end hotels but not everywhere.
Communication
It is easy to buy Myanmar Sim Card at Yangon/ Mandalay international airports.

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