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A Taste of Myanmar – 5 Days

The glorious capitals of Myanmar all leave their impressions: Yangon with their illustrious pagodas clad in gems and Bagan with its forest of temples casting reflection on Irrawaddy River.

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Yangon’s glittering pagodas and charming colonial quarters
Bagan’s forest of temples in the grand central dryland
Yangon’s daily life through various prisms of activities

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The iconic Shwedagon Pagoda
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Explore Bagan by horse cart
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Visit traditional villages in Bagan
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Hot-air balloon ride over Bagan
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The golden Karaweik barge

Detail itinerary

Day 1: Yangon - Arrival
Arrival in Yangon, welcomed by our driver and transfer to hotel in the downtown. Free time for your own discovery of the city to discover the daily life of local residents. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes it one of the most fascinating cities in Southeast Asia. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon: circular train & city tour
Start your city tour with the center of Yangon to be immersed into the charming colonial city:
– Board the local “circular train” that goes around the city to observe the vibrant and colorful life of Yangonnais.
– Visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda and its great Reclining Buddha whose colossal stature
– Continue with the National Museum, the country’s principal cultural museum, which houses an extensive collection of Burmese artifacts.
– When the sun moves slowly westward, stroll along China Town housing decrepit colonial buildings, an abundance of small shops and street vendors.
– End the day with an extended visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, rises up to 99 meters. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 03: Flight Yangon/ Bagan - temples visit
Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, welcomed by our guide and transfer to the hotel. Day dedicated to the discovery of Bagan, the most impressive archaeological site in Asia, a unique architectural heritage in the world.

Enjoy the visit to main temples and pagodas by horse-cart and car: Ananda, one of the most remarkable and venerated temples throughout Myanmar with four standing Buddhas; Dhammayangyi, the largest structure of Bagan dating back to 19th century; Thatbyinnyu, the highest pagoda of the whole Bagan… Late afternoon, climb up to a tall temple to watch the sunset and enjoy a panoramic view of the pagodas plain. Overnight at hotel in Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan visit villages - Flight Bagan/ Yangon
Embark on the morning by a visit to the colorful and lively market of Nyaung U, authentic with its wide variety of goods namely vegetables, meats, crafts and clothes.

Back to Bagan, then transfer to Min Nan Thu village and Phwa Saw village, well-noted for the traditional craft of oxcart wheel-making and lacquer ware, two of the best-known handicraft of Myanmar. Stop at a family lacquer ware workshop to watch their producing process.

Afternoon, transfer to airport for domestic flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, meet our guide and driver then transfer to hotel. Free time for relax. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 05: Yangon - Departure
Free time for your own visit or last-purchase. Depending on your schedule, our guide will escort you to airport for departure flight.

Price Details

Price per pax
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4-star
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5-star
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Included in price:

  • Well-selected accommodation as mentioned in the tour
  • Boat trip/ sampan/cruise if included in the tour
  • Daily breakfast served at the hotel
  • Private transportation/shuttle bus including round-trip airport transfers
  • Domestic flight tickets as mentioned in the tour
  • English speaking tour guides - other languages on request
  • All entrance and visiting fees per program
  • Other meals that mentioned in the tour
  • All hotel government taxes and service charges

Not included in price:

  • Visa arrangements/ airport taxes
  • International airfares (On request)
  • All medical and travel insurance coverage
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages or other meals that not mentioned in the tour
  • All tips and gratuities
  • Other things that not mentioned in the “Trip inclusions”

Optional accommodation

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★★★

Inya Lake Hotel
Yangon

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★★★

Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary
Bagan

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★★★★

The Hotel @Tharabar Gate
Bagan

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★★★★★

Sule Shangri-La Yangon
Yangon

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Included services

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  • Transports & drivers
  • Domestic flights

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