Discover the rich history and traditions of Myanmar on this shorter tour of the country's highlights.
Myanmar Highlights 10 Days
Day 1 – Arrive Yangon
You will be met by your local guide on arrival at Yangon airport and transferred to your hotel.
Stay two nights in Yangon.
Day 2 – Yangon
Sightseeing highlights include the awe-inspiring Shwedagon Pagoda, Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda, housing a colossal reclining Buddha, and the National Museum (closed on Mondays and Public Holidays), filled with artifacts and cultural exhibits of Myanmar. (B)
Day 3 – Yangon to Mandalay
Private guided transfer to Yangon airport for a flight to Mandalay. Travel to the former royal capital of Amarapura. Visit Mahagandayon monastery and the U Bein Bridge which, at 1.2 km, is the longest teakwood span in the world. Drive back to Mandalay and explore the city. Watch local artisans hammering gold leaf, and enjoy the view from Mandalay Hill.
Stay two nights in Mandalay. (B)
Day 4 – Inwa Excursion and Mandalay
Today visit another former royal capital, Inwa which was founded in 1364 and which lasted nearly 400 years as a royal capital. Highlights include the “leaning tower of Ava”, Maha Aungmye Bonzan, a brick-and-stucco monastery, and the elegant teakwood monastery Bagaya Kyaung. Return to Mandalay for an afternoon visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda and Shwenandaw Monastery. (B)
Day 5 – Mandalay – Bagan
Private guided transfer to Mandalay airport for a flight to Bagan. On arrival private guided transfer to your hotel. After check-in, begin a sightseeing tour of one of Asia’s most popular archaeological destinations. Visit a variety of the many distinctive temples that abound on Bagan Plain, built hundreds of years ago in a period of great religious fervour. At dusk, watch the sun go down across Bagan Plain.
Stay two nights in Bagan. (B)
Day 6 – Bagan
Free day in Bagan today – perhaps hire a bicycle or an e-bike and explore this historic town on your own – ask your guide for ideas. (B)
Day 7 – Bagan to Heho to Inle
Private guided transfer to Bagan airport for a flight to Heho. On arrival proceed to beautiful Inle Lake. See the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen, and floating gardens of grass and earth on the shallow lake’s surface. See traditional silk weaving and visit the “jumping cats” monastery.
Stay two nights in Inle. (B)
Day 8 – Inle Lake
Travel by boat on a scenic stream to Indain and its enchanting 16th century pagodas – if coinciding with market days, you will see the variety of traditions of the local people who come to the markets from surrounding areas. (B)
Day 9 – Inle – Yangon
Private guided boat and road transfer to Heho airport for a flight to Yangon. On arrival private guided transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
Stay one night in Yangon. (B)
Day 10 – Depart Yangon
Private guided transfer to the airport for your exit flight. (B)
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- Tour Prices
Tour prices valid to 31 October 2017.
Departure Hotels Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller Oct 2015 – Sep 2016 3* hotels $2842 $3631 $4598 Oct 2016 – Sep 2017 3* hotels $2983 $3813 $4829 Oct 2015 – Sep 2016 4* hotels $3352 $4631 $5598 Oct 2016 – Sep 2017 4* hotels $3518 $4861 $5878 Oct 2015 – Sep 2016 4.5* & 5* hotels $5005 $7979 $8948 Oct 2016 – Sep 2017 4.5* & 5* hotels $5254 $8377 $9394
Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.
Yangon – East Hotel, deluxe room
Mandalay – Shwe Inginn Hotel, deluxe room
Bagan – Thazin Garden Hotel, deluxe room
Inle – Paramount Inle Resort, superior teak room
Yangon – Taw Win Garden Hotel, deluxe room
Mandalay – Mandalay Hill Resort, deluxe room
Bagan – Amazing Bagan Resort, deluxe room
Inle – Pristine Lotus Resort, cottage duplex
4.5* – 5* Hotels:
Yangon – The Strand Hotel, superior suite
Mandalay – Hotel by the Red Canal, run-of-house room
Bagan – Aureum Palace Hotel, Lotus Villa, temple view
Inle – Inle Princess Resort, Lake Front view
- Price Includes:
- 9 nights hotel accommodation
- 9 breakfasts
- Economy class flights in Myanmar, including taxes and fuel surcharges
- All transfers and sightseeing as listed, including entrance fees
- Quality vehicles, experienced drivers and English speaking guides
A surcharge will apply for travel late Dec to mid Jan and during the Water Festival in April. Sole Traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single room. The Single room price applies when two or more people travel together and a single room is required.
Note: tour prices for Myanmar are subject to change. Please check the current price when booking.
International airfares are not included in the tour price. Ask InterAsia for the current best value fare with our airline partners SINGAPORE AIRLINES, VIETNAM AIRLINES, THAI AIRWAYS, and MALAYSIA AIRLINES.
- The majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, towering over the city of Yangon
- The charming colonial buildings and tree lined streets
- Sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River
- Floating gardens on Inle Lake