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Myanmar in Style 7days 6nights

CODE GCMIS7D6N
DESTINATION Myanmar
CATEGORY Classic Adventure
DURATION 7 days 6 nights
TOUR DETAILS

Booking Package


A peaceful Bagan, a bustling Yangon, a loving Inle, and an imposing Indein are all you need for a beautiful holiday of 7 days in Myanmar. The tour includes traveling through holy lands at specific sites, the brilliantly natural scenery and Burmese rustic daily life so as to enjoy the quintessence and enjoyable features of this country.

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

Yangon Pindaya Inle Lake

 


DAY 01: Yangon Arrival

On arrival at the Yangon airport, you will be welcomed your tour guide, who will assist you through all the immigration procedures. Transfer via an authentic colonial coach to your hotel.

Known as the ‘Elephant Coach’, this six-seater van is a restored 1945 vintage Chevrolet bus and a stylish way to arrive in Myanmar. Depending on your arrival time, we recommend having lunch at Monsoon restaurant for delicious, freshly prepared Myanmar cuisine.

This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Yangon's colonial city centre, with its many cultural delights. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city with an impressive colonial and spiritual heritage. Travel past faded colonial buildings, busy street markets, and glittering temples.End your tour at the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, an important religious sight for the Burmese people. As the sun sets, watch the colors change on the 100-meter high chedi which is covered by over 40 tons of gold leaf.

Overnight in Yangon
Meal included on this day: None

day 02: Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake

This morning, transfer to Yangon Airport for your flight to Heho.  Here you will enjoy a one-hour scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to the lovely Inle Lake.

A private local motorboat will escort you to your luxurious hotel for check in.  Along the way, pass stilted villages, the leg-rowing Intha fishermen, and floating gardens anchored to the lake’s bottom with bamboo poles.

Check in to your hotel. The resorted is nestled near the lake’s shores and its stilted buildings have spectacular views from the balconies. After freshening up, a private boat will take you out on the lake to visit Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which not only contains dozens of Shan Buddha statues, but also where the monks have trained the resident cats to jump through hoops! Continueto Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake's main sanctuary, before returning to the resort.
This evening enjoy a traditional Shan Style dinner at hotel, served on lacquer plates

Overnight in Inle Lake
Meal included on this day: Breakfast and Lunch

day 03: Inle Lake –Indein – Inle Lake

This morning, enjoy a relaxing boat trip along a small canal to the Pa-oh village of Indein.  Explore the area on foot, strolling around the village, visiting a local school, and wander through the beautiful Alaung Sitthou area. 

Alaung Sitthou is filled with picturesque ancient stupas and has magnificent views of the lake below. On the return journey, experience traditional Intha cuisine.  Stop at a nearby village for a private lunch at an Intha House in the Nampan Village. Enjoy a lunch of local dishes as you sit on cushions around a traditional low table.

Return by boat to the hotel for a relaxing and luxurious afternoon at the spa.  As the sun sets, enjoy a wine tasting experience at the Inle Princess’ Wine Cave and dinner at the Resort.

Overnight in Inle Lake
Meal included on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Inle Lake - Heho - Bagan

This morning, tour the lake’s villages to learn about the cottage industries.  Visit the weaving village of Inpawkhone where beautiful textiles are produced from silk and lotus roots.  Continue to a cheroot factory where typical Burmese cigars are made by hand.

Lunch is at your leisure, but we suggest dining in the middle of the lake at Ann’s Restaurant. Late this afternoon, check out of your hotel and transfer to Heho Airport for the flight to Bagan.

Overnight in Bagan
Meal included on this day: Breakfast

 

Day 05: Bagan

Begin today with a visit to the colorful Nyaung Oo Market where dozens of vendors come to sell their fresh produce and products.  The market is at its busiest early in the morning as the locals come to do their shopping.

This is a great opportunity to observe the daily lifestyle of the friendly locals. Then continue to the glittering Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas. Next, visit Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with exquisite jatakas mural paintings.  Continue to the elegant Htilominlo Temple, noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.

Lunch is at your leisure.  We recommend the Bagan Viewing Tower where you can dine while enjoying magnificent panoramic views of the Bagan scenery. This afternoon, visit the New Bagan area and one of its many lacquer-ware workshops.  Here you can observe the traditional technique of makingthese handcrafted products from start to finish. The process takes incredible skill and patience and Bagan’s craftsmen are well reknowned for their fantastic lacquer products.

As today comes to a close, travel to the boat jetty and embark on a sunset cruise.  Enjoy a cocktail and the stunning views of Bagan as you cruise along the Irrawaddy River.
The remainder of this evening is at your leisure.

Overnight in Bagan
Meal included on this day: Breakfast

 

Day 06: Bagan – Yangon

This morning, continue your Bagan sightseeing at Ananda temple, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple.  Nearby, Ananda Okkyaung is one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period.

Travel by horse carriage among the temples starting at Ananda and passing Thatbyinnyu, the highest temple in Bagan, the massive Dhammayangyi Temple which is noted for its remarkable brickwork, and Sulamani.

After lunch at your leisure, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, the Elephant Coach will be waiting to take you to your hotel. This evening enjoy a special farewell dinner. The elegant Le Planteur Restaurant serves a variety of French and Asian cuisines, freshly prepared by top chefs.

Overnight in Yangon
Meal included on this day: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 07: Yangon Departure

This morning head to the picturesque Bogyoke Market (formerly known as Scott Market), known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets.

Browse the aisles of handmade goods, looking for the perfect souvenir of your Myanmar holiday. The remainder of today is at your leisure for additional sightseeing or shopping before transferring to the airport for your onward flight.

Meal included on this day: Breakfast

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation for 6nights base on share twin/double/triple room
  • English-speaking STATION guide (different guide at each place)
  • Porter fees at airports
  • All transfers and excursions in Bagan with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All domestic flight
  • Horse cart tour in Bagan
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Sunset Cruise in Bagan
  • Private local boat for Inle Lake and Indein excursions

OUR SERVICES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Meals other than mentioned (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)  
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar 
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • International airport departure tax Yangon (USD 10/pax at present)
  • Any other items not mentioned

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