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Our Essential Myanmar tour is a great way for you to discover the mystique and splendors of this marvelous country. From the former Royal city Mandalay, get daily boat along Irrawaddy Rive to ancient Bagan and be enchanted by Yangon’s blend of old and new. This is the ideal introduction to one of Asia’s most remarkable countries.

Start city: Mandalay

End city: Yangon

Duration: 8 Days - 7 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Mandalay – Bagan – Yangon

- Extendable with optional tours from Mandalay and from Yangon

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PRICE

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person, double occupancy.
GROUP SIZE PRICE/Person
6 Persons $ 732 Reservation
4 Persons $ 805 Reservation
2 Persons $ 928 Reservation
1 Person $ 1542 Reservation
> 6 Persons Contact us for the best offer

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore vibrant hub of colorful Colonial facades in Yangon
  • Admire the most sacred pagoda in Myanmar, Golden Shwedagon Paya
  • Enjoy fine dining with Burmese food and amazing cultural show
  • Capture beautiful sunset over the world’s longest teak bridge Ubein
  • Experience the exiting horse cart ride through thousands of temples in Bagan.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Mandalay Arrival- Mandalay Palace
You will be greeted by our guide at the Mandalay International Airport and transferred you to your hotel. Known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar, Mandalay has realm of stupas, monks and monasteries. The most fascinating visit will be the time you witness monks during their worship and daily meals.
In the afternoon, visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite woodcarvings, gold leaf beating workshop and Kuthodaw Pagoda – known for containing the world’s largest book and conclude the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sunset and the panoramic view of the city.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Meals: N/A
Day 2: Mandalay – Sagaing – Amarapura
In the morning, drive to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Every day at mid-morning, monks and novices line up silently to receive their daily offering of alms and food from faithful Buddhists. In the morning, drive to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Every day at mid-morning, monks and novices line up silently to receive their daily offering of alms and food from faithful Buddhists. Next, head to Sagaing, discover the monk education, visit Budda cave, Uminthonze pagoda and Sunooponnyashin pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay.We then cross the river by ferry to Inwa (Ava), situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. Once a royal capital, Inwa is now a quiet rural oasis. Enjoy a horse cart ride around the peaceful countryside, visiting Bagaya Kyaung, a beautiful teak wood monastery, Maha Aungmyay Bonzan Kyaung, and Nan Myint tower.End of the day, walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type & enjoy great sunset view here.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Mandalay – Bagan by day boat with R.V Panorama.
Leave the hotel early in the morning to board the Day Cruise downstream the Irrawaddy River to Bagan. The cruise starts at 06:30 and is scheduled to arrive Bagan at 17:30. With a stop along the way, it is a good way to discover Myanmar. Get picked up from the jetty and transfer to the hotel in Bagan for check in.
Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. Stay at leisure for the rest of the time.
Accommodations: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4: Bagan sightseeing
Bagan – Myanmar’s archeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside.
Start your tour with a trip to the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful, gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. We continue our tour with a visit to Ananda Temple, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made. Enjoy sunset view over Bagan.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast
Day 5: Bagan – Mt. Popa – Bagan
Leaving the Bagan temples behind, we begin the drive to Mt Popa. Join the pilgrims as they ascend Mt. Popa and admire the crazy statues that line the walkway, along with the monkeys that live on the mountain. Once at the peak, guests can relax and bask in the glorious views of Bagan. We then return to Bagan for more temple visit or just hanging around hotel's pool. 
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 6: Bagan discovery – Fly to Yangon
After breakfast, start with an exotic horse cart ride to one of the biggest temples in Bagan: Nan Paya Pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby, continue with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, take note of the architectural difference in MyaZedi Pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. Take afternoon flight to Yangon
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 7: Yangon city tour
Spend a full day exploring Yangon and its highlights from Sule Pagoda, in the heart of Yangon city to Chaukhtayi Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake. After lunch, Enjoy some shopping in bustling Scott market. Then, discover the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda. The “Golden Pagoda” is really a must see while you are in Myanmar.
Your highlight for this evening is dinner in Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon Tower. A meal of fine Burmese food will be served followed by a beautiful cultural show of music and dancing.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner
Day 8: Yangon Departure
After breakfast, you are free until your departure time. Our driver will take you to Yangon International Airport for your flight home.
Accommodation: N/A
Meals: Breakfast

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Price Included

  • 01 domestic flight: Bagan – Yangon
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English speaking guides in every location
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excluded

  • International flights
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Myanmar Visa (more at http://www.myanmartours.com/visa)
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