Best of Myanmar

Tour Code: MM11 | 3 Reviews
Duration
11 days
Price From
$5,550

This 11-day Myanmar tour will take you to many marvellous spots of the land. Start your journey with an old colonial style Yangon city tour and get ready to be mesmerized by majestic pagodas in Amarapura before hopping on a boat for a Bagan tour to enjoy the view of local life along Ayeyarwaddy River. Experience the whole Bagan city from above and begin the sightseeing on magical Inle Lake.

Route

Saigon(1N) – Yangon(3N) – Mandalay(2N) – Bagan(2N) – Inle Lake(1N)

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Highlights

  • Witness the golden dome light of Yangon’s renowned Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • Embark on a city’s discovery tour in Mandalay
  • Stand astonished by the beauty of Mahagandayon monastery and U Bein Teak Bridge
  • Explore the magnificent temples of Bagan
  • Sightseeing at the authentic and magical Inle Lake & Indein village

Itinerary

Day 1: Australia – Saigon by Vietnam Airlines

Today, depart for Saigon – the flamboyant city of Vietnam. On arrival, you will be taken to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: In-flight

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon – Yangon by Vietnam Airlines

Today, depart for Yangon (Myanmar). On arrival, you will be taken to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 3: Yangon City tour

This morning, take a Yangon city tour to the city hall, Maha Bandoola Park, Independence Monument, Strand road and Yangon Jetty. Afterwards, continue to Botataung Pagoda and Scott Market. In the afternoon, journey to Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple and Karaweik Hall and witness the sunset in Shwedagon Pagoda.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 4: Yangon – Mandalay – Mingun – Ava – Sagaing

After breakfast, get ready for a domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, hop on a 45-minute private cruise over the Irrawaddy River towards the former capital of Mingun and visit the gorgeous Hsinbyume Pagoda. At noon, embark on a boat trip to Ava (Innwa).

If given enough time, visit Ava by horse cart (bullock cart), Nan Myint Watchtower, Maha Aung Mye Bonzan Monastery, Bagaya Monastery before continuing back by boat to Mandalay.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 5: Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

This morning, head to Amarapura and visit Mahagandayon Monastery, U Bein Teak Bridge. Afterwards, journey to Bagaya Monastery. Stop en route to visit a hand-weaving silk workshop. At noon, continue to Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwe In Bin Monastery, the Old Palace grounds and Shwenandaw Monastery and end the day with a sunset view from Mandalay Hill.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 6: Mandalay – Cruise to Bagan

After breakfast, get transferred to jetty and enjoy the view of local life along Ayeyarwady River on the boat trip to Bagan. In the late afternoon, arrive in Bagan and check-in your hotel.

Meal: Breakfast, Light Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 7: Bagan

Visit colourful Naung U Market and journey to some of the most famous pagodas in Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda, Gupaukgyi and Ananda Temple. Later on, visit Lacquerware factory and Dhammayangyi Pahto. Enjoy the sunset at an ideal view site before coming back to your hotel.

Option Tour Bagan Balloon
Enjoy the great panoramic view over the pagodas of Bagan from the air. The balloon tour operates from 01 Oct 2016 till 31 Mar 2017 only.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 8: Bagan – Flight to Heho – Inle Lake

This morning, get ready for a domestic flight to Heho. Upon arrival Heho, begin the tour sightseeing to magical Inle Lake. Later on, visit the Jumping Cat Monastery and Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Day 9: Inle Lake – Indein – Heho – Flight to Yangon

Visit Indein village, Nyaung Ohak Monastery and Shwe Indein Pagoda. Afterwards, continue to Myaynigone village and Lotus fibre weaving factory (Ann’s) before taking a flight back to Yangon.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 10: Yangon – Saigon – Australia

After your breakfast, get ready to be transferred to Yangon airport for a flight home with a transit in Saigon.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner-in-flight

Accommodation: N/A

Day 11: Home Arrival

You will arrive home today.

Meal: Breakfast-in-flight

Accommodation: N/A

Inclusions

  • Accommodation with double/twin sharing room
  • Breakfast and meals as in the itinerary
  • Transportation with air-conditioning.
  • International flight from Melbourne/Sydney for round trip by Vietnam Airlines
  • 03 domestic flights with airport tax: Yangon – Mandalay Bagan – Heho Heho -Yangon
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as in the itinerary
  • Boat in Mingun and Inle Lake

 

*Actual accommodation may vary due to availability. However, equivalent quality is guaranteed.


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Dates & Prices

*Prices included Location Surcharge and Peak Season surcharge
* indicates Lowest Price for that region

Important

  • Surcharge of AUD300 for departures from Adelaide, Canberra & Brisbane and AUD600 for departures from Perth or New Zealand (round trip).
  • Surcharge of AUD300 for departures in January, March, April and November.
  • Surcharge of Standard AUD365; Premium AUD490 for Single Supplement
  • Surcharge of AUD200 for Trip Extension (Administrative Fee only, No Service included).

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Reviews

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Michael Pentinga

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Michael Bean

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Martin Ken

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