Best of Myanmar 9 Days

Myanmar HighlightsBest of Myanmar  9 Days

Discover the rich history of Myanmar with this selection of the best the country has to offer.


 
Yangon • Inle Lake • Bagan • Mandalay 
 
  • Itinerary

    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 a ride on a slow-moving train amongst the markets and villages around Yangon. Visit Kalaywa Monastery, beautiful Kandawgyi Lake, and see the colossal reclining Chaukhtatgyi Buddha and the awe-inspiring Shwedagon Pagoda. (B)

    Day 3 – Yangon – Inle Lake
    Fly to Heho and travel to Inle Lake. Transfer to your lakeside hotel by boat then begin your cruise of the lake, passing the unique floating villages and gardens. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and the Jumping Cat monastery and see traditional handicraft workshops including silk weaving, silversmithing and cheroot making. Stay two nights at Inle Lake. (B)

    Day 4 – Inle Lake
    Cruise to the village of Maing Thauk and walk up a gentle hill to a stupa. Travel on by boat to Indain and its enchanting 16th century pagodas. If coinciding with market days, you will see the variety of traditional goods of the locals from surrounding areas. (B)

    Day 5 – Inle – Bagan
    A day at leisure by the lake. In the late afternoon, fly to Bagan, one of Asia’s most stunning archaeological destinations. Stay two nights in Bagan. (B)

    Day 6 – Bagan
    Rise early to offer alms to monks. Begin a sightseeing tour of some 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 the plain. (B)

    Day 7 – Bagan – Mandalay
    Travel by road to Mandalay. In the afternoon, tour Mandalay Palace, Golden Palace Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda, where massive stone tablets compose the world’s largest book. As sunset approaches, make a final stop on top of Mandalay Hill for panoramic views across the city. Stay two nights in Mandalay. (B)

    Day 8 – Ancient Capitals
    On the outskirts of Mandalay, visit three former capitals – Amarapura, Ava (Inwa) and Sagaing. Visit the Mahamuni Temple of Inwa. In Amarapura visit the country’s largest monastery. In Ava, take a horse carriage ride to the remains of the royal palace. Cross the Ayerarwady River and visit Sagaing Hill. End the day at U Bein Bridge, the longest teakwood span in the world. (B)

    Day 9 – Depart Mandalay
    Transfer to the airport. (B)

     

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  • Tour Prices
    Hotels Season Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller
    3* hotels Jan – Sep 2020 $2385 $2853 $3702
    Oct 2020-Sep 2022 $2418 $2933 $3781
    4* hotels Jan – Sep 2020 $2729 $3537 $4385
    Oct 2020-Sep 2022 $2772 $3637 $4485

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.  Please confirm prices when booking.

    3* Hotels:
    Yangon – Hotel Balmi (Deluxe room)
    Inle – Inle Resort & Spa (Economy room), or Paramount Inle (Superior room)
    Bagan – Bagan Umbra Hotel (Deluxe Room)
    Mandalay – Hotel Magic (Superior room)

    4* Hotels:
    Yangon – Best Western Green Hill Hotel (Deluxe room)
    Inle – Pristine Lotus Resort (Floating Cottage room)
    Bagan – Amazing Bagan Resort (Deluxe room)
    Mandalay – Bagan King Hotel (Deluxe room)

  • Price Includes:
    • 8 nights hotel accommodation
    • 8 breakfasts
    • Economy class flights in Yangon-Heho-Bagan, including taxes and fuel surcharges
    • Return transfers, sightseeing tours, entrance fees
    • Local train tickets and boat trips as per itinerary
    • Quality air-conditioned vehicles, experienced drivers and 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.

 

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Best of Myanmar  9 Days
 

Highlights

  • The majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, towering over the city of Yangon
  • The charming colonial buildings and tree lined streets
  • Floating gardens on Inle Lake
 
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