Yangon – Bagan - Irrawaddy River – Mandalay - Heho – Pindaya - Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon


Day 1              Yangon


Arrival at Yangon airport, meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time at leisure

Overnight in Yangon


Day 2              Yangon


After breakfast at the hotel, escort on an introductory tour of this colorful metropolis. First to visit one of the world’s most spectacular monuments the Shwedagon Pagoda, 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 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 – 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 4              Bagan


After breakfast, 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 5              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. Evening, free time at leisure

Overnight in Bagan


Day 6              Bagan - Irrawaddy River


After breakfast, transfer to jetty and commence your river journey on board of the Irrawaddy Princess from Bagan to Mandalay, departure in Bagan at 7am on Sunday. The boat arrives at Pokokku at 10:30am for short sightseeing (2 hrs) to visit local market, important pagodas and weaving stores by traditional trishaw and to observing the divers river life and the magnificent scenery - the boat then continues upstream past the breathtaking confluence of the Irrawaddy and its tributary the Chindwin. The boat will stop for overnight at a little village called Yandabo.

Overnight on board - Irrawaddy River


Day 7              Irrawaddy RiverMandalay


After breakfast, on board Irrawaddy Princess, departure is at 5:30am upstream towards Mandalay. There is a short stop at Myinmu before arrival in Mandalay at around 5 pm.

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

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


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, transfer back to Mandalay to experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar, the Mahamuni Paya - a traditional Burmese wooden monastery, Shwenandaw Kyaung - a traditional Burmese wooden monastery. At one time this building was part of the palace complex, and was used as an apartment by King Mindon and his chief queen. Mandalay Museum and Library - the museum and library containing a collection of Mandalay regalia, royally commissioned art and palm-leaf manuscripts that were formerly housed in the Palace

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 10            Mandalay


After breakfast, you will process to visit Atumashi Kyaung - a traditional Burmese monastic construction, its consists of graduated rectangular terraces, Kuthodaw Paya - the world’s largest book made of marble, Mandalay Fort - an imposing walled palace compound constructed in 1857 with a channel from the Mandalay irrigation canal filling the moat: Kyauktawgyi Pagoda - a Buddha carved from a single block of marble and Mandalay Hill with breathtaking view over the city.

Overnight in Mandalay


Day 11            Mandalay - Heho – Pindaya


After breakfast, transfer to the airport for domestic flight from Mandalay to Heho. Upon arrival, by vehicle from Heho to Pindaya - Journey west on Highway 4 and then due north from Aungban on Highway 41 past Pwehla, 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.

Overnight in Pindaya


Day 12            Pindaya - Inle Lake


After early breakfast, proceed by road to Nyaung Shwe (Inle Lake), excursion by boat 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 fisherman using their "leg-rowing" technique to propel themselves around the lake. Visit Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, the weaving village and visit local market and Intha village around the lake.

Overnight in Inle Lake


Day 13            Inle Lake - Heho – Yangon


After breakfast, continue excursion by boat to the Western Shore of Inle Lake will take you to the beginning of a stair path leading to the hidden and unknown Inn Thein Pagoda complex. After that transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight from Heho to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and free time at leisure

Overnight in Yangon


Day 14            Yangon


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



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Liberty Hotel 2-3*

Thamada Hotel 3*

Nikko Royal Lake Yangon 5*


Kaytumadi Dynasty 2*

Thazin Garden Hotel 3*

Thiripyitsaya Sakura Hotel 4*

Irrawaddy River

Irrawaddy Princess Cruise 2*
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Irrawaddy Princess Cruise 2*
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Irrawaddy Princess Cruise 2*
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Treasure Hotel 2*

Mandalay Swan Hotel 3-4*

Mandalay Hill Resort (Formerly Novotel) 4-5*


Golden Cave Hotel 1-2*

Conqueror Hotel 2*

Pindaya Inle Inn 2*

Inle Lake

Shwe Inn Tha Hotel 2-3*

Paradise Inle Resort 3*


Inle Lake View Resort 4*


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