MYA - T 09: MYANMAR CLASSIC 1, 12 days (S)

Yangon - Kyaiktiyo – 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 to visit Shwedagon Pagoda - watch the effects of the setting sun before transfer back to the hotel.

Overnight in Yangon


Day 2              Yangon


After breakfast at the hotel, escort on an introductory tour of this colorful metropolis. First to visit Batatauang Pagoda’s circular treasure vault covered in a mosaic of mirrors and Ngadatkyi Paya - rarely-tourist monastery hosting a spectacular 5 story Buddha image.  Afternoon, visit the National Museum with several interesting exhibits such as the regal Lion Throne of the Last Burmese King, the gem-encrusted crown jewels of old Burma, a modern art gallery, wood and lacquer furnishings from everyday life. Next, our guide will take you to the Buddhist Art Museum where collected by begging bowls, palm leaf scriptures and wooden Buddha images since 18-20th century. Follow by visit Maha Wizaya Pagoda and Sule Pagoda - an excellent landmark of Yangon where a Sacred Hair Relic is enshrine.

Overnight in Yangon


Day 3              Yangon – Kyaiktiyo


After breakfast, transfer by vehicle via Bago to Kyaiktiyo. Stopping at major Pagodas and Museum such as KanbawzaThadi Palace & Museum, Shwemawdaw Paya, Hintha Gon Paya, Shwethal Yaung Buddha, Maha Kalyani Sima, Mahazedi Paya, Shwegogale Paya, Kyaik Pun Paya, if time permit visit ‘Mon’ weaving and handicraft village producing woven bamboo wares before transfer to the hotel in Kyaiktiyo.

Overnight in Kyaiktiyo


Day 4              Kyaiktiyo – Yangon


After early breakfast, visit Golden Rock for sunrise. Kyaiktiyo is the location of the incredible balancing boulder stupa. The small stupa sits a top the Golden Rock - a massive, gold leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff at the top of Mount Kyaikto. Kyaiktiyo is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Myanmar. In the mid afternoon return to Yangon. Evening free time at leisure

Overnight in Yangon


Day 5              Yangon – Bagan


After breakfast, 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 Shwezigon Pagoda - built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century as a religious shrine, Gubyaukhyi Temple at Wetkyi-Inn - the great colorful painting about the previous life of Buddha and the distinguished architecture make this temple an interesting site for a visit. Ananda Pahto -one of the finest, largest, best preserved and most revered of the Bagan Temples, Gubyaukgyi Temple - a temple with superb murals of Jataka scenes, Manuha Temple - was built by King Manuha in 1059, it enshrines the unusual combination of 3 seated and one reclining image Buddha and visit Shwesandaw Paya to enjoy significant view over Bagan.

Overnight in Bagan


Day 6              Bagan


After breakfast, excursion to Mount Popa: rising 737 meters from the flat surrounding Myingyan Plain. Mount Popa is said to be an extinct volcano last active 250,000 years ago. It is considered the abode of Myanmar' s most powerful nats and, as such, is the most important nat worship center in the country. Afternoon, return to Bagan to visit Mahabodhi Temple - inspired by the Mahabodhi at Bodh Gaya in India, Dhamayangyi Temple, Sulamani Temple - this temple is one of the best examples of the later, more sophisticated temple styles, Nandamannya Temple - the mural paintings in the interior tell the story of the “temptation of Mara”, Thatbyinnyu Temple - it is also called the “Omniscient” Temple and its enormous size makes it a classic example of Bagan’s middle period.

Overnight in Bagan


Day 7              Bagan – Mandalay


After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for domestic flight from Bagan to Mandalay. Upon arrival, you will experience the sights and sound of Mandalay including Kyauktawgyi Paya, visit one of the most revered religious monuments - Mahamuni Paya, Kuthodaw Paya - the world largest book made of marble, Sandamani Paya - a cluster of slender whitewashed stupas and proceeding to Mandalay Hill for sunset

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 8              Mandalay


After breakfast at the hotel, excursion to Inwa (Ava) - a charming horse-drawn carriage will take you to the Nanmyin Watch Tower - the remains of the palace building call ”leaning tower” of Ava. Visit the Maha Aungmaye Bonzan Monastery - built of brick and stucco as well as the Bagaya Kyanun Monastery - famous for its ornate woodcarvings and teak posts. Then continue to Sagaing and Amarapura with numerous monasteries and pagoda, a retreat for Buddhist devotees, and visit 200-year-old U Bein teak bridge - built in 1782 at the time when Amanrapura was the Royal capital before return to Mandalay

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 9              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


Day 10            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 11            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 12            Yangon


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



End of Services    **Note: Itinerary subject to change due to flight schedules.




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- Valid from 1 Jan 05 to 30 Sep 05

- The above rates are in USD per person base on twin sharing room

-  Reduction for 3rd pax in triple room: US$69 for Standard; US$41 for Superior; US$102 for Deluxe

- The 16th pax is FOC in sharing double room.

- 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*


Kyaiktiyo Hotel 2*

Golden Rock Hotel 2*

Golden Rock Hotel 2*


Kaytumadi Dynasty 2*

Thazin Garden Hotel 3*

Thiripyitsaya Sakura Hotel 4*


Treasure Hotel 2*

Mandalay Swan Hotel 3-4*

Mandalay hill Resort (Formerly Novotel )4-5*


New Shine Hotel 2*

Dream Villa Motel 2-3*

Hill Top Villa 3-4*

Inle Lake

Shwe Inn Tha Hotel 2-3*

Hupin Hotel Inle Khaung Daing 3*

Inle Lake View Resort 4*


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Included services:

- English-speaking guide.

- Meals according to itinerary.

- Flight ticket(s) as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Flight from Yangon to Bagan
  • Flight from Bagan to Mandalay
  • Flight from Heho to Yangon


- Boat ticket(s) according to itinerary.

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

- Sightseeing incl. admissions fees according to itinerary.

- Accommodation in hotels as mentioned above or equivalent.


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- International and domestic airport tax. **Airport tax information**

- Visa fees, drinks, and personal expenses.




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