Exotic Myanmar Tour - 013 :: 10 Days - 9 Nights

Cover Area : Yangon –Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake
Tour Duration : 10 days - 09 nights
Starts/Ends : Yangon / Yangon
Activity Level : Sightseeing - Boat cruising
Tour Types : Landscape, Culture
Tour Operates : Year Round/ Upon Request
Dates : No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Customizable : Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

 Brief Itinerary

Details Itinerary

Day 1 : Yangon Arrival

Arrive in Yangon International airport, meet and welcome by your guide then transfer to our Hotel. Overnight in our hotel in Yangon.

Day 2 : Yangon full day sightseeing – Bagan ( By Overnight Bus )

In the morning breakfast in hotel .After breakfast we go for sightseeing to the downtown area then, we visit over 2000-years old Sule pagoda and enjoy photographing for a panoramic view of city. Proceed to Mahabandoola Park with Independent Monument ~ have a memorable scene of colonial building ,historical Botahtaung pagoda then go to National Museum-05 story building which displays all about Myanmar, mainly the Lion Throne of the last king of Myanmar, who exiled to India in 1886.enjoy lunch at Restaurant. After lunch, visit to Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market for shopping and then we proceed to the biggest Chaukhtetgyi reclining Buddha statue-72 meters long huge colossal image. In the evening we go to the Kandawgyi Lake for photo taking and then sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, over 2500-years-old gigantic golden stupa in Yangon. It is the holiest place of the Buddhist people and land mark of the country. After dinner transfer to the Highway Bus station overnight bus to Bagan .(VIP Bus ) .

    ygn-botahtaung          bgn-shwesandaw
    Yangon - Botahtaung Pagoda   Bagan - Shwesandaw Pagoda

Day 3 : Arrival Bagan sightseeing

Arrive Bagan Bus station where your guide will meet and welcome you. Early check in and free time for relaxation. Excursion by car start with Shwezigone Pagoda- built in 1087 by King Anawratha who is the founder of the first Myanmar Empire.Nat ( Sprits ) images can be found within its precincts. Then observe the most venerated Ananda temple, built in 1090. It is the masterpiece of the early style temple architecture of Bagan error. Next must stop see is 66 meters high Thatbyitnnyu temple built in the middle of the 12th century as the highest pagoda on Bagan Plain. Then study 12th century mural painting inside the Gubyaukgyi temple, built in 1113 by princess Razakumar. After that, visit a local family workshop to watch about the production process of lacquer ware, one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Evening highlights are Manuhar pagoda – built by king Manuhar, probably to portray his life as a POW ( Prisoner Of War ); unfinished Dhamagyi temple – Bagan’s most massive temple built in 1167 AD. Finally, breathtaking sunset from Shwesandaw Pagoda – most popular sunset-viewing spots in Bagan.Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. ( Overnight stay at hotel in Bagan. )

Day 4 : Bagan Full Day Sightseeing

Highlight for today: Lawkhananda Pagoda – look over Ayeyarwaddy river from Bu Paya-pagoda with bulbous dome resembling the ‘ Bu’ or gourd; Dhama Yazaka Zedi – located in Pwasaw village & built in 1196 AD; Nagayon pagoda – a very elegant form with a standing stucco image of Buddha under the hood of a huge naga ( serpent ); Kyansit-tha Umin- where you can see murals painting from the 13th century; Ananda Okkyaung-a brick monastery with 18th century mural paintings; Nathlaung Kyaung – the only remaining Hindu temple in Bagan; Than day Kyar – Buddha Image built with solid sand stones in 13th century; Sulamani Temple – a red brick temple features delicate masonry work; Lawka Teikpan pagoda – quick small in size is of considerable importance owing to fine frescoes and ink inscriptions dated 12 century; Htilominlo Temple – known for its elaborate plaster moldings dated 1211 AD; Nan Paya – ne of the two sand stone temples in Bagan. Finally, breathtaking sunset from Pyat Thet Gyi temple. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. after dinner transfer to Bus station to go to Mandalay . ( Overnight bus to Mandalay.)

    bgn-gubyaukgyi          bgn-sulamuni
    Bagan - Gubyaukgyi temple   Bagan - Sulamani Temple

Day 5 : Excursion Mingun – Mandalay

Arrive at Mandalay Bus station pick up by our company representative. After check in hotel go to boat jetty to visit to Mingun. Boat excursion (one hour each way) up the Ayeyarwaddy river to Mingun, site of the world’s largest intact bronze bell, 3.7 meters high and weighting 87 tons. Also visit the huge but unfinished Mingun paya (built with the intention of being the world’s biggest pagoda) and the beautiful Hsinbyume paya, Settawya Pagoda, Myatheindan Pagoda with seven concentric terraces at the base. Transfer to the hotel in Mandalay. After lunch, sightseeing includes Mahamuni Buddha Image with its spectacular Buddha image covered with thick layer of gold leaves, Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung ( Golden Palace Monastery), a superb example of a traditional wooden building, and Kuthodaw Pagoda (known as the world’s largest book), consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures. after that sunset at Mandalay Hill. vantage point for panoramic view of the city . Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. ( Overnight hotel in Mandalay. )

Day 6 : Amurapura – Sagaing – Inwa (Ava)

After breakfast, transfer to Amurapura for sightseeing. Visit Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study Buddhist literature. Then,drive to Sagaing Hills over Ava Bridge across the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing, once an ancient capital, lies 21 km south west of Mandalay, besides the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries and meditation centers, a retreat for 6000 monks and nuns. Visit Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, U Min Thonese Pagoda. And then drive back to Mandalay. On the way back to Mandalay enjoy the beautiful sunset at 1.2 km-long U Bein Wooden Bridge built in 1782 at the time when Amarapura was the royal capital.then transfer to high way Bus station to Bagan.

    min-gun-bell          inwa
    Min Gun Bell   Inwa Over Ayeyarwaddy

Day 7 : Mandalay – Heho – Pindaya – Naung Shwe

After breakfast, transfer to Mandalay Airport for Inle Lake. Upon arrival at Heho, proceed directly to Pindaya cave in which thousand of Buddha Images are adorned at every corner of the niche. Again stop at Ngetpyawtaw village to learn the Local bamboo umbrella making and village, then to Yechansin village to study the Bamboo hat making. Then transfer to Naung Shwe hotel . Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. ( Overnight hotel in Naung Shwe )

Day 8 : Inle Lake Full Day Sightseeing

In the morning breakfast at hotel. Morning walk to Nyaung Shwe Jetty.Sightseeing by private boat. Sightseeing includes; a chance to see the leg-rowing fishermen. Continue to see the floating gardens, built up from strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored to the bottom with bamboo poles. Explore in and around the lake by small boat. Learn the life of fishermen, and floating gardens on which fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown. Visit Nampan market or Ywama floating market or another one (depend on five days’ movement) to watch the colorful minorities of Shan State. Phaungdawoo Pagoda is right in the center of the lake and famous for it’s five shapeless Buddha Images heavily gilded with gold. Then continue to floating village to learn the daily life of Intha people. Visit Silversmith, hand loom weaving in Einpawkone village, and boat making. Ngahpechaung Monastery is one of the famous for its’ well trained jumping cats. Lunch and Dinner at decent restaurant. ( Overnight stay at hotel in Naung Shwe. )

    inle-ngahpechaung-monastery          inle-village
    Ngahpechaung Monastery - Jumping Cats   Floating Village

Day 9 :  Indein sightseeing - fly back to Yangon

Today we return to Yangon but before we return to Yangon after breakfast, we visit In Dein Village in the south of the lake by private boat. In the afternoon transfer to Heho airport then fly back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon your guide will meet and welcome you. After that transfer to hotel. ( Overnight hotel in Yangon )

Day 10 : Yangon Departure

Morning breakfast at hotel. Free and leisure at the hotel until departure for next destination.


Price Including And Excluding :

Class/Group 2 Pax 3-6 Pax 7-9 Pax 10-14 Pax Single Sup


Price Including

  • - Twin or double sharing hotel accommodation ( 09 nights )
  • - 2 Domestic Flight tickets:( Mandalay - Heho, Heho -Yangon )
  • - All necessary private air con car transfer and transportation for sightseeing
  • - Experienced English or other language Speaking Guides in each city
  • - Entrance Fees & Zone Fees as per mentioned program
  • - Horse Cart at Innwa ( Ava )
  • - Private Boat fare for ( Mingun, Innwa (Ava ) , Inle Lake , Indein )
  • -Air Con Express Bus thicket fare for ( Yangon – Bagan , Bagan – Mandalay )

Price Excluding

  • - Visa Fee
  • - International flights in / out
  • - Meals ( Lunches & Dinners )
  • - Mandalay international airport departure tax ( 10 $ pp )
  • - Personal expense ( Camera fee, Laundry, Soft drink, Tips etc.. )

Photos & Videos :

    ygn-botahtaung          bgn-shwesandaw
    Yangon - Botahtaung Pagoda   Bagan - Shwesandaw Pagoda
    bgn-gubyaukgyi          bgn-sulamuni
    Bagan - Gubyaukgyi temple   Bagan - Sulamani Temple
    min-gun-bell          inwa
    Min Gun Bell   Inwa Over Ayeyarwaddy
    inle-ngahpechaung-monastery          inle-village
    Ngahpechaung Monastery - Jumping Cats   Floating Village


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