Myanmar Express - 8 Days

Myanmar Express takes you to the most beautiful attractions of Myanmar with a perfect touch to holy temples, pagodas and monasteries in this Golden Land. Start from the Bustling former capital Yangon where the awesome pagodas are located. Then enjoy your trip to exotic floating villages of Inle Lake and explore haunted world of Bagan before discovering the Citadel of Mandalay.

Myanmar Express - 8 Days - Myanmar Tours

Start city: Yangon

Finish city: Mandalay

Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Yangon– Bagan – Inle Lake – Mandalay

- Extendable with optional tours from Yangon and from Mandalay

Note: This private tour requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate

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Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy fine dining with Burmese food and amazing cultural show
  • Explore vibrant hub of colorful Colonial facades in Yangon
  • Witness the sun set over beautiful, ancient temples in Bagan
  • Relax and unwind at Inle lake, one of the most photogenic place of Myanmar
  • Walk over the Ubein the world’s longest teak bridge

  • BRIEF & PRICE
  • ITINERARY
  • TOUR MAP
  • FAQs

BRIEF & PRICE

PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
Group Size
2 persons
4 persons
6 persons
> 8 persons
Landtour
895
740
645
Flights
270
270
270
Total
1165
1010
915

ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Mingalabar! Upon arrival, driver and tour guide of Myanmar Tours will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to hotel in Yangon city. The highlight for this evening is the dinner in Karaweik Palace, overlooking to the Royal Lake. The dinner is served with fine Burmese food and amazing cultural show.
Accommodations: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Welcome Dinner.
Day 2: Yangon City Tour
Spend a full day exploring Yangon and its highlights from Sule Pagoda, in the heart of Yangon city; Chaukhtayi Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake. After lunch, discover the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon: Shwedagon Pagoda. The “Golden Pagoda” is really a must see while you are in Myanmar. Enjoy some shopping in bustling Scott market.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Sightseeing
Today we have an early morning flight Bagan. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. Start your tour with a trip to the bustling Nyaung 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 romantic sunset cruise on Irrawaddy River.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4: Bagan – Discovery
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. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view over Bagan.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 5: Bagan – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake Discovery
Leave Bagan for Heho. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar is located 900 meters above sea level and is home to the Intha people, famous for their one leg rowing technique.
Upon arrival, board a motorboat for a sightseeing tour to Phaungdawoo Pagoda, famed for its richly gilded five small Buddha images and believed to be the holiest pagoda in Inle Lake. Our next stop is Ngaphechaung Monastery, an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s. As you travel closer to Nam Pan Village, have a look at cotton and lotus weaving factories and cigar making houses. These sites will give you a true sense of traditional Intha life.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Meals: Breakfast
Day 6: Inle Lake – Indein – Inle Lake
This morning, visit the “5 Day Market” which is held in different villages surrounding the lake. This is definitely a fascinating place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere.
After lunch, the boat will take you to the beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is relaxing to walk along the corridors and enjoy the giant columns that have been left to the nature for centuries.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake
Meals: Breakfast
Day 7: Inle Lake – Heho – Fly to Mandalay – Sagaing – Amarapura
Leave Inle Lake for Mandalay. We will transfer from the city to Sagaing Hill, discover the monk education, visit Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda and Sunooponnyashin Pagoda. Behold the panoramic view of Mandalay.
After that, come to Amarapura. Being famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery, Amarapura is the best place to experience the monk life in Mandalay. Walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type and enjoy greast sunset here.
Accommodations: Hotel in Mandalay
Meals: Breakfast.
Day 8: Mandalay – Mandalay Hill – Departure
Visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery – noted for its exquisite wood carvings, gold leaf beating workshop, Kuthodaw Pagoda – known as the world biggest book and finish the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sun-set and the panoramic view of the city. Our driver will transfer you the airport for your departure flight home.
Accommodations: N/A
Meals: Breakfast.

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Above Price Included
  • 3 domestic flights: Yangon – Bagan; Bagan – Heho; Heho – Mandalay
  • 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
Above 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 fees (more at www.myanmartours.com/visa.html)

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