Are you looking for a new way to experience Myanmar? We have the answer: a 12-night luxury adventure featuring her heavyweight cultural highlights – Yangon, with its glittering gold Shwedagon Pagoda, and the staggering temples in Bagan - one of the richest archaeological sites in the world with some 5,000 monuments. Explore local villages and cultural sites by private boat in Inle Lake where you will find a true natural and cultural beauty with floating vegetable gardens and Intha villages constructed on stilts upon the water, and of course you will also experience the unique way of a traditional boat rowed in the ubiquitous ‘one-legged rowing’ style. The trip ends with 4 night stay in a very nice resort in Ngapali beach before returning to Yangon where you will catch your flight back to home, with a lot of memories.
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Optional activities, tailor-made experiences shall be added on the itinerary upon request.
Mingalabar Myanmar, Welcome to Yangon - the Garden City of the East.! You are met and welcomed by a local tour guide on arrival. Privately transferred to the downtown city hotel. Checking into your accommodation and refreshen for a while and then you will go out with our tour guide for a quick city orientation. You will visit Sule pagoda, an important religious site in Yangon city, Continue your day with a visit to the Reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, a 213-foot-long statue with an expressive enamel face. Stop a local Tea House to experience what locals do when exploring the city and followed by a stroll through Scott Market amid shops filled with antiques, old coins, Burmese jade and handicrafts. Back to hotel to relax.
"Go there at night" is absolutely worth for visitors who want to see the best of Shwedagon Pagoda. When you get there, you will have a great opportunity to see Yangon's most famous and iconic temple as the sun sets and the golden spires of the temple glow. You will learn about the history, religious significance and daily prayers that the pagoda welcomes each day. You will have the opportunity to participate in candle lighting, with your guide there to explain the meaning behind this cultural tradition. A truly moving experience at one of Myanmar's most awe-inspiring temples! Back to hotel and the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and your full-day tour is spent with a nice introduction of Yangon by hopping on a tour of the city’s grand colonial architecture via “Elephant Coach” - a restored antique Chevrolet bus. These Elephant Coaches (Subject to change as it is based on chartered basis – to be confirmed at the time of booking confirmed – If the Elephant Coach is fully booked, a private Burmese cooking class will be replaced for you to explore the secrets of the authentic cuisines of Myanmar) are unique to Yangon and feature teak interiors decked out with Shan textiles and elaborate woodwork. visiting Sule pagoda - a 2,5000 year Burmese stupa, which is located in the heart of the city, an important religious site. Then, Here you’ll enjoy. Stop a local Tea House to experience what locals do when exploring the city and followed by a stroll through Scott Market amid shops filled with antiques, old coins, Burmese jade and handicrafts. Return to your hotel, with time to relax. Overnight in Yangon.
Breakfast at hotel and we will go straightly to the airport to take a scheduled flight to Heho. Met and welcomed by a local representative upon arrival. Privately transferred to the hotel in Inle Lake. Checking into your accommodation at very beautiful resort and followed by a boat trip on the Inle Lake. You will explore the famous and intimate Inle Lake on the full day tour. The best way is to explore Inle Lake with a private boat. We'll take you to the ruins of Indein, the vast floating gardens and the awe-inspiring teak of the Nga Phe Chaung Monastery. We've mapped out the perfect day for you that'll include the best lunch on the lake. On the tour, you will visit the ruins of Indein on the south side of Inle Lake, exploring the broken temples with our guide. Cruise past the floating gardens of Inle Lake and witness the one-legged fishing. Enjoy lunch at the best restaurant on the lake. Cruise back to your hotel as the sunsets, casting a glorious glow over the lake. Your evening is free. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast and followed by a cruising journey to the villages in the central part of the lake. Visit the lovely hills of Inthein, in a secondary arm of the lake. Here lives the minority Pa-Oh, the second largest ethnic minority in Shan State. Walk in the village before venturing on a long avenue full of stalls, which leads to the top of a hill where the magnificent Buddhist complex in Inthein composed of hundreds of stupa covered with vegetation dating back to the thirteenth century, surrounding an ancient monastery. It returns to the dock through a forest of tall bamboo. In the afternoon you can see the famous crops of fruit and vegetables floating on water, visiting the monastery Nga Pha Kyaung, once famous for cats trained by monks, and the great pagoda Phaung Daw U Kyaung, the most important of the Shan State. Return for overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast and then you will be transferred to the airport to catch a scheduled flight to Bagan. Upon arrival you are met by a local tour guide and you will be privately transferred to hotel. You will be at leisure for the remainder of morning. This afternoon is spent with a comprehensive cultural tour to see Bagan's historic temples and highlights. The excursion begins with a visit to Tayoke Pyay Temple. You will be taken to visit temples around Minthu village including Thamanpaya, Thambula and Payathonzu.Next, visit the most beautiful temple in the region, the Ananda Temple. It is the largest, best preserved and most revered of all the temples in Bagan and it is believed that the temple was built around 1105 by King Kyanzittha. You will continue the exploration with a visit temples and pagodas nearby Ananda Temple. End the day viewing the sunset over the plains and temples of Pagan from one of the smaller temples to avoid crowds. Back to the hotel and you will spend your evening relaxing. Overnight at hotel.
Tour of Bagan continues with another excursion begins with a visit to Nyaung U market, before continuing to Shwezigon Pagoda, which was built as the most important religious shrine. You will then visit Hnget Pyit Taung, a hillock on which a pagoda built by King Pyusawhti stands. The tour ends at Lawkananda Pagoda which is located close to New Pagan Township. Lawkananda pagoda was built by King Anawrahta during his reign in 1059 on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. It is believed the Buddha's tooth relic is enshrined inside the pagoda and it is still used as an everyday place of worship. Return to your hotel and you will spend your evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
OPTIONAL: For a more intimate and luxurious experience, The morning Balloon Over Bagan premium service provides a lasting memory with your friends, family or your lovers. Drifting serenely in a balloon over Pagan (Bagan) as the sun rises and seeing its myriad pagodas and temples dotted in the plains below is one of the most memorable experiences on your journey through Myanmar.
Early wake up and you will be picked up from your hotel between 5:30 am and 6:00 am, and taken to the launch site where tea and coffee is served while the crew prepare the balloons. Watching the inflation of the balloon and experiencing lift-off is spectacular. The balloon ride starts at dawn and lasts for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. On landing, you will be served a light champagne breakfast before transferring back to the hotel at approximately 8:30 am. Warm clothing is recommended, as it can be quite chilly. Back to hotel to relax for a while.
Breakfast and follow is a private transfer to the airport to fly to Thandwe. Pick up and transfer to a nice beach resort in Ngapali. Located in the southern state of Rakhine, Ngapali Beach is a 15 mile stretch of beautiful coastline, dusted with fine golden sand and fringed with palm trees. This tropical paradise is lapped by the crystalline and balmy waters of the Bay of Bengal, and Ngapali is the perfect place for people to get away from it all.
Free and liesure day at the beach. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast and airport transfer to fly to Yangon where you will connect your outbound flight to next destination.