Myanmar in Brief

Myanmar

Explore the main sights of Myanmar on this whirlwind tour. Start in Yangon, the capital, before transferring to Mandalay, where you can walk along the U-Bein bridge. See the leg-rowing fisherman of Inle Lake and explore the local markets. Finish the tour in Bagan, where pagodas rising from the plain will catch your breath.

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7 days from RM4,083/pax

Signature tour

  • Yangon 1 day
  • Mandalay 2 days
  • Inle Lake 2 days
  • Bagan 2 days

Highlights

  • Sail around Inle Lake
  • See how Burmese crafts are made at local workshops
  • Explore colourful markets
  • Walk along U-Bein bridge
  • Discover the many pagodas dotting Bagan

Day to day

Day 1

Arrive Yangon - Mandalay

On arrival to Yangon, be picked up by your guide and driver to explore the city. Start at the post office, a lovely historic building, then walk to Sule Paya, passing by the Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument on the way. Reach Scott's Market, a haven for handicrafts, where you'll have time to shop. Finish at the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar, gilded in gold leaf.

This afternoon, take a flight to Mandalay, then transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Mandalay

Begin your sightseeing tour with a visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda and the world's biggest book, 729 marble slaps with Buddhist scriptures. Continue on foot to the Shwenandaw Monastery and see its exquisite woodcarving before you move to Mahamuni Pagoda, home to one of the most revered images of Buddha in the country and many craft workshops. In the afternoon, explore the local village of Tuang Tha Man village and make your way to U Bein Bridge, entirely made of teak wood and 1.2km in length. At the end of the bridge, see the town of Amarapura and a silk-weaving workshop.

Breakfast

Day 3

Mandalay - Heho - Inle Lake

Take a domestic flight from Mandalay to Heho.

On arrival, drive toward Inle Lake, stopping at Nyaung Shwe, where you might even be able to catch some of the morning market activity. Continue by local trishaw to the canal and see the boats come in, laden with wares, as well as stop by the 'tomato house' a warehouse where tomatoes are sorted and priced. Board a private motorboat on Inle Lake and pass stilted villagess and observe the leg-rowing fishermen. Visit Phaung Saw Oo Pagoda, the lake's main sanctuary.

Breakfast

Day 4

Inle Lake - In Dein - Inle Lake

After breakfast, visit the lake's local morning market - the location varies every day and many come to the market from surrounding areas to buy and sell their produce. From the lake, continue down a small canal to Pa-oh village on In Dein, which you can explore on foot. See the local school and climb up a nearby hill to appreciate beautiful views of the lake below.

Breakfast

Day 5

Inle Lake - Heho - Bagan

Morning at leisure.

Transfer back to Heho airport and fly to Bagan. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast

Day 6

Bagan

This morning, start with a trip to an elevated temple from where you can enjoy a panoramic view over the city. Then continue to the Nyaung Oo Market to see a slice of typical Burmese life. Afterwards, proceed to the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda, the cave temple of Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi and visit a lacquerware workshop. See Ananda Temple, one of Bagan's finest. In the afternoon, board a private boat and set off upriver to Kyauk Gu U Min along the Irrawaddy River for fantastic views of Bagan and a slice of typical Myanmar life. Finish at Kyauk Gu Min temple before cruising back to Bagan

Breakfast

Day 7

Depart Bagan

After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your flight homewards.

Breakfast

Leg-rowing fishermen, Inle Lake Leg-rowing fishermen, Inle LakeSunrise at Inle Lake Sunrise at Inle LakeShwedagon Pagoda, Yangon Shwedagon Pagoda, YangonSunset at U Bein bridge Sunset at U Bein bridgeCountryside around Bagan Countryside around Bagan

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4 to goRM4,884 per person
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Emerald Land

Hotel: Emerald Land in Mandalay
Rating: 3 star

Nandawun Hotel

Hotel: Nandawun Hotel in Inle Lake
Rating: 2 star

Sky Palace Hotel

Hotel: Sky Palace Hotel in Bagan
Rating: 3 star

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# of travellersPrice
2 to goRM6,326 per person
4 to goRM5,936 per person
6 to goRM5,135 per person
Mandalay City Hotel

Hotel: Mandalay City Hotel in Mandalay
Rating: 3 star

Amazing Nyaung Shwe

Hotel: Amazing Nyaung Shwe in Inle Lake
Rating: 4 star

Hotel Tharabar Gate

Hotel: Hotel Tharabar Gate in Bagan
Rating: 4 star

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# of travellersPrice
2 to goRM7,790 per person
4 to goRM7,404 per person
6 to goRM6,599 per person
Mandalay Hill Resort

Hotel: Mandalay Hill Resort in Mandalay
Rating: 4 star

Viewpoint Eco-Resort

Hotel: Viewpoint Eco-Resort in Inle Lake
Rating: 4 star

Bagan Lodge

Hotel: Bagan Lodge in Bagan
Rating: 5 star

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