Myanmar Highlights with Balloon

Myanmar Highlights with Balloon

8 day(s) 7 nights
Myanmar Highlights with Balloon

Myanmar Highlights with Balloon

Tour Overview

This epic journey takes you to Myanmar's fascinating attractions which depicts the charm of the country. You will uncover the iconic sights as well adventure yourself into the less-known sites. 

Tour Highlights

  • Tour Bagan on a sunrise Balloon
    Taking birdeye view over 2,500 pagodas and temples
  • Sail through the lapping waterways in Shan State
    Traverse green gardens, ruin temples
  • Cross Irrawaddy River, getting face to face with Mingun pagoda
    as well Mingun incomplete pagoda
  • See the world's longest teakwood bridge
  • Join local monks at their alm collecting rite


Travel Itinerary

8 day(s) 7 nights from Yangon
Welcome to Myanmar ! 
Upon your arrival at Yangon airport, our guide will greet you for the hotel transfer. After refreshing, we start your first experience in the city with a visit to Shwedagon, the most striking pagoda in the country. 
Dinner at Planteur, one of the most fine dining restaurant in the city.

Accommodation: Luxury Hotel in Yangon / Meal: welcome dinner
After breakfast, boarding a flight to Heho where you begin the adventure in Shan state. On the way to Inle Lake, explore the busy market of Heho which attracts different ethnic minorities of Shan mountain. 
The highlight of this day is the boat trip crossing fascinating floating gardens, unique stilt villages and the traditional workshops including black smith, silk, boat making. 
Relax for sunset at your lakeside resort. 

Accommodation: Inle Princess Resort 5* or similar / Meals : breakfast, lunch
Your guide will collect you after breakfast the further travel in Inle. The first stop of the day will be the Indein market which rotates in the rythm of each 5 days around different villages. It is a good chance to learn about local wares and trades.
Afternoon sightseeing will bring you to the picturesque Alaung Sitthou, studded with noteable ruins. You will not miss the chance to photograph the panorama of Inle from its top. 

Accommodation: Inle Princess Resort 5* or similar / Meal : breakfast
There are 2 options for you this morning :
Option 1: Cooking Class + Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery
Cooking class in Shan style proposed by the Chef from famous restaurant in the area. You will be taken to Nyang Shwe market, buying the fresh ingredigents then challenge your cooking skill for one of Burmese most delicious dishes. After that, photograph the old monastery of Shwe Yan Pyay. 

Option 2: Visit Kakku
Kakku is home to over 2,000 pagodas remain from many centuries ago. This is also the residence of Pa- O tribe who culture differs from many ethnics you many know. Spend the time to behold the site and visit the local villages.

In the afternoon, fly to Bagan. Transfer to your hotel and rest at leisure.

Accommodation: Aureum Palace Resort 5* or similar / Meals: breakfast, lunch
Rise up early for the balloon ride this day. The crew will pick you up from your hotel for the welcome drink, flight briefing; As the balloon roams the sky, you will have chance to spot the magnificent sunrise over temple's spires. 
Return to your hotel for breakfast and leisure.
This afternoon sightseeing will bring you to the most highlighted momuments of Bagan including : shining Shwezigon pagoda, Ananda pagoda - famous for its mural art, Gawdamgyi and many others. Sunset will be at a secluded temple platform overlooking the whole area.

Accommodation: Aureum Palace Resort or similar / Meal: breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, appreciate the market of Nyang Oo which boasts a wide array of local produces. We then embark a boat trip across Irrawaddy River to explore the local villages and less-visited pagoda on the hill top.
Return to Bagan in the afternoon for the flight back to Yangon. Transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Kandawgyi Palace Yangon 5* or similar / Meals: breakfast, lunch
In the morning, enjoy a guided walk through Yangon downtown. It is time to capture the architectural heritages left from British Era : Secrectary Hall, City Hall, Waterland Inn building, Emmanuel church. Taking a short, unique cyclo ride from China town to Scott market for some shopping.
In the afternoon, discover the Chaukhtatgyi pagoda, home to the biggest Reclining Buddha statue in the country. Finish your sightseeing at Kandawgyi lake.
Accommodation: Kandawgyi Palace 5* or similar / Meal: breakfast
The day is left free for your own discovery of Yangon until our driver come to pick you up for your departure flight.

Accommodation: not included / Meal: breakfast

Service Inclusion

Service includes

  • Myanmar Visa Arrangement
  • Private Car Transfer with A/C
  • English speaking guide
  • Luxury Hotels as mentioned
  • Balloon Ride in Bagan
  • Means as mentioned
  • Boat trip and sightseeing
  • Entrance fees

Service excludes

  • International flight
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuties

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