Myanmar

Grand Tour Tour

Myanmar – Grand Tour

Summary

Type: Grand Tour Tour

Duration: 14 Days

Best Time to Travel: October – April

Places you'll discover

Bagan
Inle Lake
Kalaw
Mandalay
Yangon



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Per person based on 2 people sharing
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Myanmar – Grand Tour - Itinerary

Find out just how much this amazing destination has to offer on this 12 day trip. Discover the fascinating aquatic lifestyle of Inle Lake, complete with ‘leg-rowing’ fishermen and floating gardens. Visit the ethnic villages near Kalaw Hill station and cruise along the Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan. Explore the former ancient capital of Ava and walk across the world’s longest wooden bridge. Enjoy sunset from a buddhist temple on Mandalay Hill and shop for souvenirs at Yangon’s bustling Scott’s Market. Enjoy!

Day 1

Arrive Yangon

In the morning

Arrive Yangon and transfer to your hotel.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 2

Yangon

Yangon
In the morning

Explore fascinating Yangon including Custom House, The British Embassy, and the General Post Office.

In the afternoon

Visit Chaukhtatkyi Pagoda with its reclining Buddha, Little India and Chinatown.

In the evening

Visit the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 3

Yangon – Mandalay

In the morning

Drive to see the Nat Shrine of the Car and witness a blessing. Continue to Mhawbi to visit Mahawihara monastery where about one thousand monks live and study.

In the evening

Return to Yangon fly to Mandalay.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 4

Mandalay

Mandalay
In the morning

Explore the sights of Mandalay: namely the Shwenandaw Golden Palace Monastery, Atumashi Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda featuring the ‘World’s Largest Book’.

In the afternoon

Visit Ava, a former capital from the 14th to 18th centuries. Later visit U Bein Bridge, the world’s longest wooden bridge. Return to Mandalay late afternoon.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 5

Mandalay – Bagan

In the morning

Early departure to board a local boat for a full day cruise on the Irrawaddy.

In the evening

Arrive in Bagan as the sun is setting and transfer to your hotel.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 6

Bagan

Bagan
In the morning

Full day’s exploration of Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda and the magnificent Ananda Temple.

In the afternoon

Visit Minnathu village to gain an insight into local life.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 7

Mandalay – Bagan

In the morning

Free day to relax at pool side or perhaps have an electric bike ride tour around the temples. There is the option of a sunrise balloon ride over the temples.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 8

Bagan – Kalaw

In the morning

Fly to Heho followed by a drive to Kalaw. Learn about traditional ethnic minority life with village stops.

In the afternoon

Stop at Myin Ma Hti sandstone cave before continuing to Kalaw hill station.

Included:
Breakfast
Lunch

Day 9

Kalaw

Kalaw
In the morning

Excursion to a local elephant camp and reforestation project.

In the evening

Either explore the area with the elephant camp’s guide or learn about reforestation efforts.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 10

Kalaw – Inle Lake

In the morning

Take the local train from Kalaw to Shwe Nyaung. Then drive to Inle Lake.

In the afternoon

Arrive at Inle Lake and transfer to your hotel, set in a tranquil spot by the lake.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 11

Inle Lake

Inle Lake
In the morning

Board a local boat to explore the lake and its inhabitants, witnessing ‘leg-rowing’ fishermen and the floating gardens where farmers grow a surprising variety of fruit and vegetables.

In the afternoon

Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 12

Inle Lake

In the morning

Explore a morning market visited by people from surrounding villages and hill tribes. Cuise along verdant canals to ancient stupas.

In the afternoon

Return to the hotel and remainder of day is free.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 13

Inle Lake – Yangon

In the morning

Fly to Yangon. Chance to do some souvenir shopping – Bogyoke Aung San Market, known formerly as Scott’s market is famed for its colonial architecture and cobblestone streets.

Included:
Breakfast

Day 14

Yangon

In the morning

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.



Additional Information

What's Included?

  • Room accommodation in twin share
  • Private transportation by car/ minivan
  • Experienced English speaking Myanmar regional tour guides
  • Cool towels and drinking water in car / minivan
  • Daily breakfast, lunches and dinners as per itinerary
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Internal flights as per the itinerary

What's Not Included?

  • International Flights
  • Drinks during meals
  • Optional tours
  • Myanmar visa
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, hotel phone

Myanmar – Grand Tour Summary

Details

Type: Grand Tour

Duration: 14 Days

Best Time to Travel: October – April

Places you'll discover

Bagan
Inle Lake
Kalaw
Mandalay
Yangon
FROM
£1799
Per person based on 2 people sharing

Speak to our friendly Travel Experts

01279 507 956
Customise This Tour
 

Quick Enquiry: Myanmar – Grand Tour