Tour Programs

THE OLD BURMA ROAD (CHINA – MYANMAR BORDER)

Tour Code:   Ort-0015/15
Duration:       11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 01           Ruili-Muse-Lashio- Hsipaw

After Breakfast, Transfer To Jiegao, The Chinese-Myanmar Border Point Where You Will Be Welcomed By The Myanmar Tint Tint Guide. After Customs Formality Clearance, Enter To Muse. Proceed Overland (187km-5 Hours) To LASHIO, Located At 855 Meters Altitude In A Mountain Basin. Visit Local Market At Lashio Lay, Quan Yin San Temple And Pyi Lone Chantha Pagoda On Mya Kantha Hill. Lunch At Local Restaurant. And Then Drive To Hsipaw. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel . Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Hsipaw.

Day 02           Hsipaw (Trekking)

After Breakfast At Hotel, And Then Go To Jetty Of Dukhtawaddy River To Take A Boat Trip Upstream To Visit The Confluence, Where In The Clear Green Water, You May Dip In To Take A Swim. Do A Small Trekking To The Shan Villages. Visit Traditional Shan People And Talk To Them About The Daily Life. After Tasting Shan Noodle At A Certain Village, Walk Back To Hsipaw. On The Way, See The Last Shan Saw Bwar, Shan King’s Residence Built In The Colonial Era. Accommodation At Mr Charles Guest House In Hsipaw. (Junior Suite Room).

Day 03           Hsipaw-Pyin Oo Lwin (By Train)

After Breakfast, Hsipaw Railway Station. A 45 Minute Train Journey To Naung Cho Will Give You A Taste Of How The Locals Travel. You Will Experience While The Train Also Crawl Slowly Across The Famous Gokteik Bridge . The 700m Slong Bridge, Built In 1900 By The American Pennsylvania Steel Co. Spans Across A Nearly 300m Deep Abyss. After Crossing The Bridge The Train Will Stop At A Small Station. You Will Get The Chance To Have A Better Look At The Bridge. And Then, Drive To Pyin Oo Lwin. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Pyin Oo Lwin.
Please Take A Note Though That It Is Not Permitted To Photography/Video Bridges In Myanmar. Also Keep In Mind That Trains In Myanmar Are Not Up To International Standard And Reliability Leaves To Be Desired .However, We Will Make Every Effort To Provide Best Available Seats, The Journey Will Be Made By Road As Per Original Itinerary.

Day 04           Pyin Oo Lwin-Mandalay

After Breakfast, Visit Local Market And 100 Years Old Church. Proceed To Japanese War Cemetery And Botanical Garden. And Then Drive To Mandalay. Upon Arrival, Explore The Local Restaurant In Mandalay You Will Experience The Sights And Sounds Of Mandalay Including One Of The Most Revered Religious Monuments In Myanmar, The MAHAMUNI PAGODA; The SHWE INBIN MONASTERY; The GOLDEN PALACE MONESTERY, A Superb Example Of A Traditional Wooden Architecture. Visit A Traditional Hand-Woven Silk Workshop As Well As A Kalaga Tapestry Craftmen’s Shop Before Proceeding To MANDALAY HILL For Sunset. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Dinner And Overnight Stay At Mandalay.

Day 05           Mandalay – Amarapura – Mingun

After Breakfast, Drive To AMARAPURA, 15 Km From Mandalay To Visit 200-Years-Old U Bein Teak Bridge, Built In 1782 At The Time When Amarapura Was Royal Capital. And Then, Excursion By Boat On The Ayeyarwaddy River To Mingun About 11 Km (1 Hour ) Upriver From Mandalay . Upon Arrival, Visit The Mingun Bell , A Magnificent Sight Of World’s Largest Un-Cracked Bell Weighing 90 Tons. Visit Settawya Pagoda And Will Continue With Hsinbyume Paya As Well As The Unfinished Mingun Paya , Built As One Of The World’s Largest Chedis By King Bodawphaya. And Then, Drive Back To Mandalay. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Mandalay.

Day 6           Mandalay – Kalaw (By Car)

After Breakfast, Overland Transfer To Kalaw (273 KM, Driving Hour 8 Hrs). Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner. Overnight Stay In Kalaw.

Day 7           Kalaw – Pindaya – Inle Lake

After Breakfast, Transfer To Pindaya. Visit Shan Umbrella Workshop And Shwe U Min Pagoda With Over 8000 Buddha Statues. And Visit Pindaya Caves, A Unique Site Housing Thousands Of Buddha Images Placed There By Pilgrims Over The Centuries. And Then, Drive To Nyaung Shwe Jetty, Transfer By Boat To The Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Inle Lake.

Day 8           Inle Lake – Heho – Bagan (Evening Flight)

After Breakfast, Excursion By Boat On Inle Lake, To See The Intha-Fisherman Rowing Within Their Legs, Pagoda On Artificial Islands In The Lake And Floating Gardens. Then Visit Phaung Daw U Pagoda ,The Weaving Village Of Inpawkhon. And Then Transfer To The Jetty And Drive To Heho Airport For Domestic Flight To Bagan. Upon Arrival, Transfer To Your Hotel. Both Lunch And Dinner To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Bagan.

Day 9           Bagan

After Breakfast, Drive To Nyaung Oo And Stroll Through The Colorful Local Market. Continue With Visits To The Most Significant Pagodas And Temples Of Bagan Including Shwezigon Pagoda, Built By King Anawrahta In The Early 11th Century As At Religious Shrine; Ku Byauk Gyi, A Temple With Superb Murals Of Jatak A Scenes; Khay Min Ga Temple, Noted For Its Panoramic View Of The Area’s Numerous Monuments And Ananda Temple, With Four Standing Buddha Images. After Lunch At Local Restaurant (By Own Account), Visit One Of Myanmar’s Most Treasured Handicrafts, A Lacquer Ware Craftsmen’s Workshop In Nearby Myinkaba Village. You Will Continue To Manuha Temple, Built In Mon-Style In 1059 And You Will Explore The Nanbaya Temple, A Unique Sandstone Monument Said To Have Been The Palace Of King Manuha. Next You Will Explore The Myingaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, A Temple Not Worthy For Its Mural Paintings Under The Protection Of UNESCO. Proceed To Bupaya Pagoda To Watch The Sunset Over The Famous Ayaeyarwaddy River. Both Lunch And Dinner Are Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Bagan.

Day 10           Bagan- Yangon

After Breakfast, Transfer To The Airport For Domestic Flight To Yangon. Upon Arrival, Visit Sule Pagoda, Located In Center Of Yangon, Visit The Magnificent Buddha At Chouk Htat Gyi, Take A Photo Stop At The Karaweik Hall, A ‘Hamsa-Bird’ Shaped Floating Barge On Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, And To The Bogyoke (Scotts) Market (Closed On Mondays And Public Holidays) With Hundreds Of Food, Clothes, Handicrafts And Gems Stores. Complete 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 To Your Own Account. Overnight Stay In Yangon.

Day 11           Yangon – International Departure

Breakfast At Hotel. Transfer Back To Yangon Airport For The International Departure Flight.

Our Package Tour Rates Are Inclusive Of:

  • Accommodation are twin sharing room & daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights (HEH-NYU, NYU-RGN)
  • Entrance fees (mentioned in the program)
  • Transfers and tours with English speaking station guide (different guid in different region)
  • Boat fess at Inle Lake and Mingun
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Coach
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Purified drinking water and cool tower provide on the bus
  • Bicycle can be used in Bagan (Free Of Charges) by Tint Tint Travels

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