Let’s take time and explore beautiful Myanmar with the Amazing Myanmar Tour 14 Days.

Start your Myanmar tour by exploring Yangon, where you can visit many sacred pagodas such as Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Kandawgyi Lake, and Shwedagon Pagoda… Besides, you can experience Chinatown night market to learn about the locals’ lives and have chances to try many tasty specialties. Next, you can immerse yourself in the peaceful scenery while taking a boat trip to Dhala.

Continue your Burma tour to explore Mandalay, which is the former capital of Burma. Mandalay includes many colonial buildings with many outstanding pagodas such as Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Shwednandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw pagoda… In Mandalay, you can take a horsecart ride and explore many other beautiful places such as Pyin Oo Lwin, Botanical Gardens. Also, you can enjoy the sunset from U Bein Bridge, which must be very gorgeous!

Bagan should be included in the itinerary because this destination is home to more than 2000 pagodas scattered everywhere. In Bagan, you will have the best experience with the Balloon flight, you will have a panoramic view from the sky. Moreover, a trekking tour is an ideal experience when you both can explore the peaceful villages and interact with the locals!

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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Yangon Arrival

Meals: N/A

Activities: Fly to Yangon,  check in hotel, visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Kandawgyi Lake, and Shwedagon Pagoda, enjoy tea or coffee, and tasty snacks, chat with the locals and visit the Chinatown night market.

When you arrive at Yangon airport, your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Check-in at your hotel.

Yangon is a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes it one of the most fascinating cities in Southeast Asia. The city is an amalgamation of British, Burmese, Chinese, and Indian influences, and is known for its colonial architecture, which although decaying and beyond appreciation, remains an almost unique example of a 19th-century British colonial capital.

This afternoon, your sightseeing begins with a visit to Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, home to a 70-meter-long reclining Buddha. A visit to Kyaukhtatgyi provides a great overview of Buddhism with murals depicting the life of Buddha. Continue onto the tranquil lake of Kandawgyi which was constructed during colonial times, and surrounded by a green, tree-filled park. From here, make your way to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar.

The Shwedagon Pagoda is a great cone-shaped Buddhist monument 99 meters high. This pagoda has enhanced the beauty of the lake and the garden manifold. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point.

Stop at a local tea shop to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and taste some snacks while chatting with businessmen, friends, and families. Finish your full day of exploration by a visit to the buzzing Chinatown night market where you get a chance to experience an integral part of Burmese life.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 2

Yangon sightseeing (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Transfer to Yangon Railway station, take a train journey to the outskirts of town, take a trishaw to visit a local market, return to downtown, take a boat to Dhala, take a local trishaw, visit the market, and interact with the locals.

After your breakfast, transfer to Yangon Railway station for a 20-30 minute train journey to the outskirts of town. The slowly traveling train gives you a unique opportunity to observe the lively and colorful life of the rural Burmese people. Disembark and take a local trishaw to visit a local market where a variety of street vendors sell colorful wares.

Enjoy exploring the market and meeting the friendly locals. Return to downtown and make your way with a boat to Dhala. The boat ride offers great views of the waterways as well as a fun chance to interact with the curious locals as they make their way across the river.  Upon your arrival in Dhala, continue your excursion with a local trishaw through the town.

You will be impressed with the peaceful atmosphere with many trees and the friendliness of the locals here. While in Dhala you’ll visit the market and have plenty of opportunities to stop and interact with the friendly locals.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 3

Yangon – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Fly to Mandalay, transfer to Pyin Oo Lwin, take a horse cart to explore colonial buildings, and a market, travel along streets, and visit Botanical Gardens.

After flying to Mandalay, start your exploration of Pyin Oo Lwin after 2 hours drive. This scenic hill town retains some of the 'hill station' used by the British in the early 1900s. The city and its surroundings are very green and, together with the comforting climate, make a pleasant atmosphere for some days to chill out.

When reaching the city, take a horse cart to explore the beautiful colonial buildings of the town. Tudor-style houses still stand (mostly around the National Kandawgyi Gardens), albeit in poor condition, and walking around is an interesting way to see how the Raj lived.

There are many churches as well, the oldest dating back to about 1910. Don’t miss out on the colorful fresh market to learn about the traditional lifestyles of the locals. Make your way along quiet streets to enjoy a peaceful ambiance.

Your scenic afternoon sightseeing will start with a visit to the Botanical Gardens. The garden has a rich and diverse collection of flora, including many English plant varieties, and is without a doubt among the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 4

Pyin Oo Lwin – Gokteik – Mandalay (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Transfer to the train station, enjoy a journey through a deep gorge, disembark from Naung Pan, and return to Mandalay.

After breakfast, transfer to the train station for an amazing experience in a 4-hour journey. Each day a train departs Mandalay and travels a mountainous route via Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin) and Hsipaw before arriving 12 long hours later in Lashio at the northern tip of the Shan State.

The scenic journey crosses the famous Gokteik Viaduct which spans a 300-meter deep gorge in the Shan mountains. The views from the train are spectacular, so be sure to have your camera ready. After reaching the town of Naung Pan at midday, disembark and return to Mandalay.

Picnic lunch on the train. Dinner on my own account. Overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 5

Mandalay (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Visit Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Shwednandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw pagoda, watch Mahamuni Buddha image, transfer to Amarapura, visit Mahagandayon monastery, and watch the sunset from Mandalay Hill.

Today, your exploration is donated to explore the trading city of Mandalay- which retains its rich history and traditional culture. Start your journey in the north of the city with a visit to Kyauktawgyi Pagoda which is known for its enormous Buddha image made out of a single piece of white marble. Continue onto Shwednandaw Monastery -the most significant monastery of Mandalay.

The Shwenandaw is a wonderfully fragile yet grand example of 19th-century Burmese teak architecture and also a significant masterpiece of wood-carving art. Make your way to the nearby pagoda of Kuthodaw which comprises a gilded pagoda, hundreds of shrines housing inscribed marble slabs, and several pavilions. The pagoda is also called “the world’s largest book”, named after the 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings.

After some time for a midday break, continue your afternoon journey by visiting the Mahamuni Pagoda for watching the Mahamuni Buddha image- the most highly revered Buddha image in the country. Afterward, make your way to Amarapura- a former capital whose name means the City of Immortality to visit Mahagandayon monastery where over one-thousand monks reside. Finish your beautiful day by climbing the hilltop of Mandalay Hill for stunning views over the city at sunset.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 6

Mingun – Ava – Amarapura (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Visit Mandalay morning market, transfer to the jetty to Mingun and visit Mingun, Hsinbyume Pagoda, take a horse cart to stroll along roads, explore historical buildings, visit Amarapura, and watch the sunset from U Bein Bridge.

Refresh your journey with a visit to the Mandalay morning market- an animated picture of the colorful life of the locals. You can find a lot of vendors selling and buying their fresh produce. Transfer to the Irrawaddy River jetty for a cruise to Mingun- a little town along the Ayeyarwady River.

You will be amazed by the massive brick Mingun Pagoda- an unfinished pagoda built at the end of the 18th century and was the largest pagoda in the country. Don’t miss out on Hsinbyume Pagoda- a beautiful all-white structure on the banks of the Irrawaddy river. Continue taking a boat and car to the former royal capital city of Ava. Take a horse cart for strolling along roads filled with trees and exploring historical buildings.

Finish your day journey with a visit to Amarapura -situated 11 kilometers south of Mandalay for stunning views at the sunset over the U Bein Bridge- a beautiful 1.2-kilometer structure built from teak planks and said to be the longest of its type in the world.

Lunch and Dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Mandalay.

Day 7

Mandalay – Bagan (by road) (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Visit riverside markets, travel to Bagan, and visit Paleik town to see python washing.

Your travel to the World Heritage Site - Bagan will begin right after a visit to the bustling riverside markets in the morning. Setting off from Mandalay, a scenic drive takes you through typical Burmese rural villages. Make a visit to the town of Palenik to see the bizarre tradition of python washing.

Around mid-afternoon, you will reach Bagan. The thousands of temples that are spread across the plains of Bagan combine to form one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia and provide views quite unlike anywhere else on earth.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 8

Bagan (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Visit an elevated temple, Ananda Temple, lacquerware and wood crafts workshops, and watch the sunset on a boat.

Today, ready to head off for a full day of sightseeing. Your journey begins with a visit to an elevated temple with spectacular views over the surrounding plains- a superb introduction to the grandeur and scope of Bagan’s breathtaking architecture. Continue to visit Ananda Temple - one of the four main temples remaining in Bagan. Ananda temple is considered to be one of the most surviving masterpieces of Mon architecture.

Take your time to enjoy the peacefulness of the morning. Get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquerware and wood crafts. Here, you will have a chance to learn more about the traditional techniques of craftsmen and admire unique and beautiful products. Return to the boat for breathtaking views at sunset on the Irrawaddy River.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 9

Bagan (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Take an air balloon flight over the town or visit the morning market, visit Shwezigon Pagoda, and local villages, take a horse cart along roads and watch the sunset at an elevated temple.

Another chance for you to explore the best of Bagan awaits. You could make a different journey with the option of taking a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the town in the early morning. Alternatively, start your new day exploration with a visit to the morning market where you can get a glimpse of the daily life of the locals with a wide range of goods for sale.

Learn more about the rich culture of this land through the glittering Shwezigon Pagoda. The golden Shwezigon Paya in Bagan is one of the most significant religious buildings in Myanmar, for it served as a prototype for later stupas built throughout the country and marked an important development in the relationship between traditional Burmese religion and Theravada Buddhism. Continue your venture to local villages to see how the lives of the Bagan people differ from that of those who live in the cities of Yangon and Mandalay.

Late this afternoon, a relaxing horse cart ride is taken through the temple area, winding along the roads. Stop as you wish to take photos or explore the temples. Continue to an elevated temple to watch the sunset before returning to your hotel.

Lunch and Dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 10

Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Fly to Heho, transfer to Nyaung Shwe, explore local markets, temples, and nunneries, take a boat to Inle Lake, and visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, a local village.

Arrive this morning in Heho after a morning flight. Your guide will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake. Before beginning your wonderful exploration of Inle Lake, take a short tour of this pleasant town.

Explore the local market, temples, and nunneries in town then venture out of the town center toward the lake’s shores. Continue to the center of the lake. Inle lake is the country's second-largest lake and features floating villages, gardens, various tribes nearby, and fishermen who row with their legs. En route, you will take in beautiful sights of some of the lake’s most renowned sites.

Make a stop to visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda -the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area. It houses five ancient images of the Buddha that are completely covered in gold leaf. Proceed to the village of Inpawkhone. The village is located in the middle of the lake, with buildings constructed on stilts. Here you can see Innthar people using their traditional silk weaving techniques to create unique and high-quality products.

Lunch and Dinner on own account. Overnight stay on Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe.

Day 11

Inle Lake – Indein (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Take a boat to Indein, walk around the village, climb the top hill to enjoy views, trek to Sae Ma village, pass by bamboo forests, head back to the boat, and return to the hotel.

The natural beauty of the lake’s shoreline will be discovered in your excursion today. Transfer by a private boat to the Pa-Oh village of Indein. Indein is one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the lake. After reaching the jetty through jungle-like canals, take a delightful walk around the village to enjoy the peacefulness of the village.

Ascend to the top hill to enjoy beautiful views of the hundreds of stupa ruins and surroundings before trekking another 45-minute walk to Sae Ma village. Your beautiful stroll will pass by bamboo forests that offer stunning views of the lake along the way. At midday, head back to the boat and cross the lake back to your hotel. Along the way back, if you wish, at a cafe dedicated to preserving local Inthar culture.

Lunch and Dinner on own account. Overnight stay on Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe.

Day 12

Inle – Sagar – Inle (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Take a boat to Sagar, visit the stupas of Sagar, and Thaya Gone village, and turn back to Inle Lake.

In the morning, you will depart your journey from your hotel for Sagar- a hidden village dramatized by the green scenery mountains amid the Shan Plateau. A boat trip to the village of Sagar is beyond your imagination. Your journey will take 2 or 3 hours but you have a chance to enjoy splendid views along the way with blue hazy mountains, and groups of water birds that are chattering here and there on the Lake. Enjoy your ride!

When you arrive in Sagar, you could make some including stupas of Sagar- 108 stupas often flooded by water but it is a natural beauty, some villages with friendly people, local lifestyles. Continue to the village of Thaya Gone - known for its production of local rice wine.

The village is one of the best producers of rice wine in the Indochina region. You will have a chance to witness the distillation process and taste some of the local brews. When the sun comes to a close, return to the main part of Inle Lake.

Lunch and Dinner on own account. Overnight stay on Inle Lake or Nyaung Shwe.

Day 13

Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Fly to Yangon, free to relax

Take a morning flight down to Yangon. Spend the rest of the day relaxing, exploring further the city, or shopping at the last minute.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 14

Yangon Departure (B)

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Free until departing

Today is at your leisure until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Lunch on my own account.



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