Tour Programs

MYANMAR’S CULTURE AND NATURE

Tour Code:   Ort-012/15
Duration:       10 Days / 9 Nights

Day 01           Arrival Yangon

Upon Arrival At Yangon Airport, You Will Be Welcome By Your Guide And Transferred To Your Hotel (Hotel Check In Time Is 1400 Hrs). Your Journey Begins With A Tour Through Yangon. Visit The Magnificent Buddha At Chauk Htat Gyi, Take A Photo Stop At The Karaweik Hall, A ‘Hamsa-Bird’ Shaped Floating Barge On Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake. Concludes Your First Day In Myanmar With An Extended Visit To One Of The World’s Most Spectacular Monument, The Shwedagon Pagoda. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At Hotel In Yangon.

Day 02           Yangon – Mandalay- Amarapura

After Breakfast At Hotel, Transfer To Airport For The Domestic Flight To Mandalay. Upon Arrival At Mandalay Airport, Drive To Amarapura (Approximately- 35 Mins) Visit Mahagandayon, A Famous Buddhist Monastery, Where More Than A Thousand Monks Live And Study; Continue To 200-Year-Old U Bein Teak Bridge, Built In 1849 At The Time When Amarapura Was Royal Capital. Since Then It Is Noted For Silk And Cotton Weaving. And Then, Transfer To Hotel For Check In. Then Sightseeing Includes Continues To Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – Noted For Its Exquisite Wood Carvings, Gold Leaf Beating Workshop, Atumashi Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda – Known As The World Biggest Book And Finish The Tour By Visiting Mandalay Hill To Watch The Sun-Set And The Panoramic View Of The City. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight At A Hotel In Mandalay.

Day 03           Mandalay-Ava- Sagaing

After Breakfast At Hotel, Visit Mahamuni Buddha Image – A Bronze Buddha Image Castled During The Lifetime Of Buddha Himself, Continue To Tapestry Works, Wood Carving & Bronze Castling Workshops, Marble Carving Workshop And Silk Weaving Home Cottage. And Then, Excursion To Royal Capital Of Inwa (Ava), 20 Km From Mandalay, Reached By 45 Minute Drive And A Short Boat Trip. And Then Visit By Horse-Drawn Carriage Include Nanmyint Watch Tower, The Remain Of The Palace Building Nickname “The Leaning Tower Of Ava ‘Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Built Of Brick And Stucco And Bargayar Monastery Famous For Its Impressive Ornate Woodcarving And Teak Posts. And Drive Through To Sagaing And Sightseeing At Sagaing Hill For Sunset. And Then, Drive Back To Mandalay. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Mandalay.

Day 04           Mandalay – Bagan (By Ferry Boat)

After Early Breakfast, Transfer To Jetty And Embark To Board Shwekeinnery Or Malikha Boat To Sail Bagan. Lunch On The Way On Boat (Your Own Account). On The Way, You Can See The Serenity View Along The Ayeyarwaddy River. Upon Arrival To Bagan At Late Evening ,Transfer To Your Hotel. Dinner By Own Account And Overnight Stay At Hotel In Bagan. 
Note: Depending On The River Condition, The Boat Schedule Can Be Changed. If Group Tour, We Can Be Rent By Charter With Supplement. In Case The Boat Does Not Operate Boat, We Can Be Changed By Flight With Supplement.

Day 05           Bagan Sightseeing

After Breakfast At Hotel, Proceed Sightseeing Includes: Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigon Pagoda – The Prototype For Later Myanmar Pagodas Built By King Anawrahta, Ananda Temple – King Kyansittha’s Masterpiece And The Crowning Achievement Of The Early Style Temple Of Architecture. Htilominlo Temple – The Largest Temple. Then Transfer To Hotel For Check-In.In The Afternoon Visit To Lacquer-Ware Making Home Cottage, Manuha Temple, Myinkaba Gubyaukgyi Temple – Known For Its Wall Paintings Depicting Scenes From The Jataka And Dhamanyangyi Temple. Evening Sun-Set View Of Bagan From Buphaya Or Shwesandaw Pagoda. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Bagan.

Day 6           Bagan Sightseeing

Optional Morning Program: We Offer A Unique Opportunity To See The Ancient City Of Bagan From A Different Perspective. With ‘Balloons Over Bagan’ You Get A Magnificent Birds-Eye View Of Thousand Year-Old Pagodas, Temples And The Mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. The Champagne Flights At Sunrise Last Just Under One Hour And Take Off Daily From October Through March. The Balloon Is Guided By Gentle Winds Not Exceeding 24 Km/H. Eight Passengers Plus A Pilot Fit Into The Balloon’s Basket.
After Breakfast At Hotel, Visit To The Min Nan Thau Village. Proceed To Phaya Thone Zu And Nandamanya Temples Noted For Their Exquisite Murals Of 13th Century And Kyat Kan Cave Monastery, A Famous Meditation Retreat In Bagan. In The Afternoon, An Excursion To Farming Villages Around Bagan Will Give You An Insight To The Rural Life Of The Local People. Late Afternoon, Colorfully Decorated Horse-Cart Will Take You Through Some Of The More Off The Beaten Track Temple Sites. Experience The Traditional Way Of Travelling And Transportation Still Commonly Used By The Rural People Of Myanmar. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Accommodation At Hotel In Bagan.

Day 7           Bagan – Heho - Inle Lake

After Breakfast, Transfer To Bagan Airport For Domestic Flight To Heho. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Nyaug Shwe Jetty And Proceed By Boat To The Hotel For Check-In. Then Start Your Full Day Excursion By Boat On The Inle Lake. En-Route You Will See The Famous Leg Rowers, Typical Floating Gardens, Local Methods Of Fishing, Village Life And Magnificent Scenery. Visit The Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, One Of The Main Principle Shrines In Myanmar And Dating Back To The 18th Century; Visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, One Of The Oldest Monasteries On The Lake And Where Inside Its Large Wooden Meditation Hall And Are Over 200 Year Old Ancient Buddha Statues. Visit The Weaving Village Of Inpawkhon. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Accommodation At Hotel In Inle Lake.

Day 8           Inle (Indein)

After Breakfast, Visit The Colorful Local Market (Market Day Only) And Take A Boat To The Western Shore Of Inle Lake, Where You Will Find The Beginning Of A Stair Path Leading To The Well Hidden Inn Dein Pagoda Complex. After Lunch At A Local Restaurant On The Inle Lake (Own Account), Continuation Sightseeing Around Inle Lake, Visit Gold And Silver Smith Workshops At Ywama Village; Cheroot And Boat Making Workshops In Nan Pan Village. Both Lunch And Dinner Are To Your Own Account. Accommodation At Hotel In Inle Lake.

Day 9           Inle – Heho – Yangon

After The Breakfast, Transfer To Heho Airport For The Domestic Flight To Yangon. Upon Arrival Proceed To Town Center Visit To Bogyoke (Scotts) Market (Closed On Mondays And Public Holidays) With Hundreds Of Food, Clothes, Handicrafts And Gems Stores. And Then Sightseeing Around The Downtown Area And Colonial Style Building Or Pansoedan Jetty (Daily Life Style Of People). And Then, Transfer To Your Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay At A Hotel In Yangon.

Day 10           Yangon Departure

After Breakfast, Transfer To Airport For Your International Departure Flight.

End of our services.

Our Package Tour Rates Are Inclusive Of:

  • Accommodation in twin sharing room with daily breakfast
  • Entrance fees (mentioned in the program)
  • Domestic Airfares (Yangon-Mandalay, Bagan-Heho, Heho-Yangon)
  • Boat Charges (Inva ferry boat, Mandalay- Bagan boat, Inle Boat)
  • ransfers and tours with English-speaking stationed guides or (English/German/French/Chinese) throughout guide with Supplements,
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  • Transportation by air-conditioned Saloon/Van/ Minibus/Coach
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • 1 Tour leader is free of charge for a party of 15 full paying pax
  • Purified drinking water and cool tower provide on the bus

Not Included Are:

  • Travel insurance, Visa fee for Myanmar, International Airfare
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.,
  • International airport tax in Yangon (US $10 per person)
  • Service which are not mentioned above
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Camera fees