10 DAYS COMPREHENSIVE MYANMAR TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Yangon - Arrival Day
Welcome to Myanmar. Upon arrival in Yangon International Airport meet with our
local representative in the airport. We will transfer to your hotel in Yangon
for checking in and settle down, (If you arrived by mid day flight, we may
proceed for lunch.)
After lunch, we will have a walk together through downtown Yangon, a diverse mix
of faded colonial architecture from the British times, and high-rises built by
more recent investors; Sule Pagoda, built in the early 3rd century is a landmark
in the city centre.
Late afternoon visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame
and one of Myanmars most sacred places. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated
with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires
and topaz - a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin
our trip in this Golden Land. Tonight, simply enjoy your dinner at Karaweik
Palace Restaurant presented with Myanmar best cultural performances. At the end
of the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2 - Yangon - Bagan
Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your
domestic flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel and
check in. After a short break, we shall start our sightseeing excursion around
the Bagan Archaeological Zone World Heritage Area. A comprehensive exploration
of Bagan includes Nyaung Oo market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later
Myanmar stupas; Kyansittha Umin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite
mural painting of 13th century and Htilominlo Temple.
In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; Murtis Tour will lead
you to continue visiting Manuha Temple which built by exile King Manuha;
Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha; Ananda Temple,
architectural masterpiece and Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi colour
mural paintings. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from one of the temple of Bagan.
At the end of the tour, transfer back to your hotel. The rest of the day is
yours to explore this city. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 3 - Bagan - Mt. Popa
This morning you can join the optional excursion for watching the sunset over
Bagan. Afterward we will drive you back to hotel and have your breakfast.
After breakfast, we will head to Mt. Popa about 48 km south east of Bagan. Mt.
Popa, known as the abode of Nats (spirits) - a collection of 37 magical spirits
both feared and honoured by some Myanmar people and the nat museum, which houses
37 life-size nat statues sculpted from teak. Its time to climb for 777 steps to
Then proceed to Popa Mountain Resort (1hr drive) for our lunch. The restaurant
offer a great view to the Popa summit that stands straight from the central
plain. After lunch, return drive back to Bagan. On the way back, enroute stop at
village cottage industry to learn the regional product as well as to watch the
collection of juice from the palm trees, and its conversion to brown sugar. The
rest of the day is yours to explore the city. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 4 - Bagan - Mandalay
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and transfer you to Nyaun U airport for
your domestic flight to Mandalay. When you arrive at Mandalay airport, meet with
our local representative and we will drive to ancient capital of Amarapura, the
city of Immortality for a visit to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of
Buddha images; weaving industries, two-century old U-Bein teak bridge on the
Taungtaman Lake and observe the lunch process of thousand of monks who take
their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence. Afterwards we will
continue proceed to Mandalay. You will be given your room key of the hotel and
have a little break.
After a short break, TravelShop Turkey will take you to have the sightseeing
tour of Mandalay which includes Mahanumi, a life like Buddha image. Mandalay is
the last capital of Myanmar and that make her to be the best place to see all
the traditional arts and crafts.
Then we start visiting gold leaf making work-place and see how the gold leaf is
being made by hand in a traditional way. Continue visit the Old Palace grounds;
Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the worlds largest book for its 729 marble slabs
inscribed with the Buddhas Doctrine; Also we will visit Golden Palace Monastery
where is noted for its exquisite wood carvings, enjoy the panoramic view of the
city from Mandalay Hill. At the end of the tour, transfer you back to your
hotel. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 5 - Mandalay - Mingun - Inwa - Mandalay
After breakfast, we will pick you up and depart for Jetty for a private boat
accross the rive Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. The dedications of King Bodawpaya
such as the unfinished Pahodawgyi Pagoda a brick counterpart of pyramid in
Egypt. The Mingun Bell is the second largest bell in the world and it is the
most prominent religious heritages. Then we will visit the Mytheintan Pagoda,
the best representation of the Universe. It will refresh your tiredness and
fatigue. After visit we will drive back Mandalay.
After lunch break, we will start drive to Ava where is 30 minures to the South
of Mandalay. It wass known in the west as the Kingdom of Ava. We will stop by a
tributary and cross it with a ferry. Travel by pony-cart around Ava to Nanmyint
leaning tower which gives birds eye view of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River; Bagaya
wooden monastery; Aungmyaybonza monastery which made of brick and stucco. Though
the Royal Palace has gone, the Pagodas, Temples and Monasteries still remain. At
the end of the tour, we will drive back Mandalay and transfer you to hotel. On
our way back, we will see the silversmith work place. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 6 - Mandalay - Heho - Pindaya
After breakfast, we will depart from the hotel for your domestic flight to Heho
on the Shan plateau. Upon arrival, transfer by road to Pindaya (60km) about 90
minutes drive. After check in at hotel, make an excursion to the caves which
houses over 8, 000 Buddha Images of various sizes, made from teak, lacquer,
marble, alabaster and cement. In the afternoon, explore the district for its
famous traditional paper and umbrella making home base cottage industry. At the
end of the tour, transfer to your hotel in Pindaya for checking in and you will
be given the room key. Overnight in Pindaya.
Day 7 - Pindaya - Inle Lake
After breakfast, we shall start our journey. Today we will transferring by road
to Inle Lake. We have a leisurely morning to make our way down into the Inle
basin and by long-tail boat out across the lake to our Hotel right on the Inle
In the afternoon, TravelShop Turkey plan to spend the day visiting villages and
sampling the spectacular array of traditional handicrafts with you. You will see
the unique method locals use to row their boats, fishermen with their own style
of fishing, floating farms and gardens and a handloom weaving cottage with its
own showroom. You will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda which houses the five most
revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan State. Overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 8 - Inle Lake Boat Excursion
After breakfast at the hotel, Murtis Tour will lead you to visit floating market
which is a 5day rotation market most fascinating to watch the daily life of the
minorities and their activities. Continue our excursion by motorized boat to
Indein pagoda complex, in the south-west of the lake. The boat leaves the lake
and enters a narrow canal with a beautiful natural environment to continue to a
small Pa O tribe village. From the village, follow an old covered path to a 13th
century monastery and the very impressive ruins of hundreds of ancient pagodas,
some hidden in the vegetation. The main stupa-area on the top of the hill offers
breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and down to the valley and the
lake in the far distance. At the end of the tour, we will return to your hotel
and overnight in Inle Lake.
Day 9 - Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon
We are heading back down country today to return to the airport at Heho for our
flight to Yangon. Our route takes us back to Heho and down the escarpment to
Nyaung-Shwe for a busy local market.
Upon arrival at Yangon, Murtis Tour will visit to Karaweik by car with you, a
royal barge for fantastic photo shot along the pilgrims causeway across the
Royal Lake with stunning views of Schwedagon Pagoda and visit the Bogyoke Aung
San Market (Scott Market) for souvenir shopping. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 10 - Yangon - End of the Tour
Today is the end of the tour, its time to say goodbye with you. Regarding your
flight departure time, we will arrange your transfer to Yangon International
Airport for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a
memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again.
Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
10 DAYS COMPREHENSIVE MYANMAR TOUR INCLUDES:
10 DAYS COMPREHENSIVE MYANMAR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Arrival airport transfer from Yangon International Airport
- Domestic flight from Yangon to Bagan
- Domestic flight fom Bagan to Mandalay
- Domestic flight from Mandalay to Pindaya
- Domestic flight from Inle Lake to Yangon
- 2 nights hotel with breakfast in Yangon
- 2 nights hotel with breakfast in Bagan
- 2 nights hotel with breakfast in Mandalay
- 1 night hotel with breakfast in Pindaya
- 2 nights hotel with breakfast in Inle Lake
- Guided tours in Yangon
- Guided tour in Began
- Guided tour in Mandalay
- Guided tour in Pindaya
- Guided tour in Inle Lake
- Private boat excursions at Inle Lake
- Professional English tour guide
- All entrance fees to all museums mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking private coach
- Return airport transfer to Yangon International Airport
- Arrival Visa fee in Myanmar (USD30 per person)
- International Airport departure taz (USD10 per person)
10 DAYS COMPREHENSIVE MYANMAR TOUR PRICES IN EURO:
+ € 175.00
+ € 334.00
+ € 499.00