MYA - T 06: MYANMAR CLASSIC 2, 6 days (S)

Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Heho – Yangon


Day 1              Yangon


Arrival at Yangon airport, meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Your journey begins with sightseeing in Yangon: visit Sule Pagoda - the 48-meter high golden dome and after a photo stop at the floating barge (Karaweik Hall) on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake. Afternoon, stroll through the Bogyoke Aung San Market with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts and gems stores. Complete your first day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments the Shwedagon Pagoda and watch the effects of the setting sun before transfer back to the hotel.

Overnight in Yangon






Day 2              Yangon – Bagan


After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for domestic flight from Yangon to Bagan.

Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, continue the day with visit to the most significant pagodas and temples of Bagan including Ananda Pahto - one of the finest, largest, best preserved and most revered of the Bagan temples, Shwegugyi - smaller but elegant pahto is an example of the Middle period, Thatbyinnyu Pahto - this 'Omniscient' temple is one of the tallest in Bagan, Pahtothamya - was build by King Anawrahta who carted off some 30 elephant-loads of Buddhist scriptures and built this library to house them in 1058, Nathlaung Kyaung - Bagan's only Hindu Vaishnavite temple probably built in the 10th century, Gawdawpalin Pahto - one of the largest and most imposing of the Bagan temples. The name literally means Platform to which Homage is Paid. Visit the oldest cylindrical Pyu-style stupa Bupaya, which is located on the bank of the Irrawaddy and watch the sun set over Bagan.

Overnight in Bagan


Day 3              Bagan – Mandalay


After breakfast, a 300 km drive (8 hours) by road will take you to Mandalay. En-route you will visit Mount Popa  - an extinct volcano with spectacular views. Afternoon, the journey continues to Mandalay through varied agricultural landscapes and villages.

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 4              Mandalay


After breakfast, you will process to visit Maha Gandayon Monastery where more than a thousand monks live and study, if time permitting you will have the opportunity to observe the monks having their last meal of the day in the total silence, including the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar - Mahamuni Paya, visit Mandalay Palace and Shwe In Bin - a monastery was built by Chinese merchant, it is built of teak, has Burmese carved doors and paintings depicting General Prendergast negotiating with court ministers prior to King Thibaw's exile.


Afternoon, excursion to Sagaing to visit Thabyedan Fort - built by the Burmese as their final resistance against the British forces in the third Anglo-Burmese war in 1886. Kaungmudaw Paya - the most important temple in Sagaing. Tupayon Paya, Aungmyelawka Paya - builds in 1783 on the site of his home before he became king. It is built of sandstone and based on Shwezigon Pagoda, Datpaungzu Paya and Pagoda of Many Elephants (Hsinmyashin Paya) before transfer back to the hotel.

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 5              Mandalay


After breakfast, excursion to Mingun by vehicle and boat. Mingun is located a short distance upriver from Mandalay on the opposite bank of the Irrawaddy River. It is a pleasant trip and gives one a glimpse of river life fishing villages, bullock carts, cornfields, market boats, and laundering, visit the world’s largest bell and several temple along the way. Afternoon, continue excursion to Amarapura to visit Pahtodawgyi - built by King Bagyidaw in 1820, this well preserved pagoda stood outside the old city walls, The Bagaya Monastery will fascinate you with an intriguing collection of Buddha Palace Ruins: the old palace of King Bagyidaw and King Bodawpaya who were both burnt here on the site of their 'tombs'. And on the way back to Mandalay visit 200-year-old U Bein teak bridge - built in 1782 at the time when Amanrapura was the Royal Capital statues before return to Mandalay.

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 6              Mandalay – Kalaw


After breakfast at the hotel, your drive begins for Kalaw along the Mandalay-Yangon main road go through a narrow winding and bumpy road in some area into the Shan Hills.

Overnight in Kalaw


KALAW sits high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau. This was a popular hill station in the British days, and it’s still a peaceful and quite place with an atmosphere reminiscent of the colonial era.


Day 7              Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake


After early breakfast, start your journey by road, north along Highway 41 past Aungban and the Danu villages of Pwehla and Ji-Chanzi in Shan State. The Aungban-Pindaya road is scenic and there are fields of dry-cultivated mountain rice along the way and potato fields where the tuber is grown in red mud mounds.

Visit Pindaya Caves - a unique site housing thousands of Buddha images placed there by pilgrims over the centuries and Shwe U Min Paya, - a cluster of low stupas just below the ridge near the Pindaya Caves. Beginning on the full moon of Tabaung. Late afternoon, traveling to Inle Lake.

Overnight in Inle Lake


Day 8              Inle Lake - Heho – Yangon


After breakfast, take a boat trip on the Inle Lake. Inle Lake, located in Shan State. It is beautiful with very calm waters dotted with patches of floating vegetation and busy fishing canoes. High hills rim the lake on all sides. The lakes shore and islands bear 17 villages on stilts, mostly inhabited by the Intha people. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and observe the skilled fishermen using their “leg-rowing” technique to propel themselves around the lake. Visit a local market and an Intha village around the lake.

Afternoon, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight from Heho to Yangon.

Upon arrival Yangon, transfer to the hotel and free time at leisure.

Overnight in Yangon


Day 9              Yangon


After breakfast at the hotel and free time at leisure before transfer to the airport for departure



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-  Reduction for 3rd pax in triple room: US$45 for Standard; US$30 for Superior; US$80 for Deluxe

-  Child reduction (sharing bed of parents): under 2 years FOC; under 12 years -30%







Liberty Hotel 2-3*

Thamada Hotel 3*

Nikko Royal Lake Yangon 5*


Kaytumadi Dynasty 2*

Thazin Garden Hotel 3*

Thiripyitsaya Sakura Hotel 4*


Treasure Hotel 2*

Mandalay Swan Hotel 3-4*

Mandalay Hill Resort 4-5*


New Shine Hotel 2*

Dream Villa Motel 2-3*

Hill Top Villa 3-4*

Inle Lake

Shwe Inn Tha Hotel 2-3*

Paradise Inle Resort 3*

Inle Lake View Resort 4*


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- Flight ticket(s) as mentioned in the itinerary. Flight from Yangon to Bagan and Flight from Heho to Yangon

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- Ground transportation in private A/C vehicle (complimentary cold towels and drinking water).

- Sightseeing incl. admissions fees according to itinerary.

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Tour Dates

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