Best of Myanmar

Dive straight into a land of untouched natural beauty, captivating stories from recent history, welcoming locals, and an abundance of awe-inspiring temples! This 8-day circular route through Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – ticks off the unmissable villages, countryside, ancient ruins, and charming cities through a unique style of grassroots tourism. Walk the iconic wooden pathway of the winding U Bein Bridge as monks, workers, and vendors pick their way through the local crowds. Explore the world’s largest and densest concentration of Buddist monuments in Bagan and enjoy an optional Hot Air Balloon ride at sunset. Trek through lush forest to mountain resorts with unparalleled views across the horizon. Travel by horse and carriage through ancient city ruins and, immerse yourself in the unique way of life as you discover the floating markets of Inle Lake. If you’re looking for an extraordinary adventure that’s definitely off the well-worn path, Myanmar is calling!

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

8 Days

Myanmar

Yangon / Yangon

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5 & 4 Star

13-35 People

18+

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Classic,Overland

All Year Round

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Save on travel time with three included flights throughout your 8-day adventure across Myanmar.
  • Stay in carefully selected 5 & 4-star hotels with luxurious facilities including swimming pools, bars and included breakfasts.
  • Hop on board horse-drawn carriages as you follow your guide through ancient cities and local villages across Mandalay, Ava and surrounding regions.
  • Soak up the serenity of Inle Lake while cruising past floating villages, wooden temples and local fishermen practicing their unique hunting methods.
  • Marvel at the iconic Golden Shwe Dagon Pagoda in Yangon. Then, get your camera ready to snap up some incredible pics at the famed Bagan Archeological Zone – the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist monuments in the world!
  • Experience bucket-list travel moments including an optional hot air balloon ride over the magical stupas of Bagan at sunset!

Sights Visited on This Tour

Amarapura is the former royal capital of Myanmar, and its traditions are still alive in the city's myriad monuments from the Mahagandayon to silk workshops.

Ananda Temple

The Ananda temple is a Buddhist temple Its main feature is the relation between religion, politics and architecture that has influences on its morphology and plan.

Bagaya Monastery

Bagaya Monastery, often called "Teak Temple", is the oldest architecture in Mandalay. It is a famous spot that attracts tourists from around the world every year.

Dhammayangyi Temple

The largest sanctuary in the temple-studded land of Bagan, the Dhammayan is famous for its builder king Narathu and golden-faced Buddha statues.

Golden Palace Monastery

Originally part of the royal palace at Amarapura, before it was moved to Mandalay, where it formed the northern section of the Hmannan and part of the king's apartments.

Inle Lake is famous for its floating villages and gardens and the unique way of life of the local Intha people, with their living communities based entirely on the water.

Mahāgandhāyon Monastery is a monastic college located in Amarapura, Myanmar. The monastery is known for its strict adherence to the Vinaya.

Mandalay is the second largest city in Burma, and a former capital of Myanmar. The city is the economic and religious hub of Myanmar and is centred around the Royal Palace.

Manuha Temple

Manuha Temple is a Buddhist temple built in Myinkaba, by captive Mon King Manuha in 1067, according to King Manuha's inscriptions. It is a rectangular building of two storeys.

Mingun is best known for its gigantic, unfinished stupa which was ravaged by earthquakes, the Mingun Pahtodawgyi, which was meant to be the largest in the world.

Nyaung U Market

The colorful Nyaung U Market is definitely a must-see. It is divided into different sections selling a variety of items and especially noteworthy.

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

Phaung Pagoda is set on Inle Lake, hosting a famous pagoda festival every year. It shelters five small gilded images of the Buddha made entirely of gold.

Shwezigon Pagoda

This Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa located in Nyaung-U. A prototype of Burmese stupas, it consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by smaller temples.

Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar. A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and gilded Buddhist pagodas define its skyline.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 & 4 Star Hotels

Meals

7 Breakfasts, daily water

Transportation

A/C Vehicles, Horse Cart, Local Boat, Domestic Flights.

Airport Transfer(s)

Airport transfers for the included domestic flights on the tour.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Flight

Flights between Bagan, Heho, Yangon and Mandalay

Sightseeing

Mahagandayon Monastery
Sagaing Hill
U Bein Bridge
Mingun
Mandalay City

Jade Markets
Mt Popa
Nyaung Oo Market
Shwezigon Pagoda
Kyansittha Umin

Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple
Htilominlo Temple
Bagan Archaeological Zone
Inle Lake
Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery

Inle Lake Morning Market
In Dein
Alaung Sitthou
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chauk Htat Gyi

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

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Accommodation

ROSE GARDEN HOTEL
Yangon
5 Star

This unique luxury property offers an authentic Myanmar style in the heart of downtown Yangon. The magnificent Golden Shwedagon Pagoda is situated in walking distance from the hotel.

RUPAR MANDALAR RESORT
Mandalay
4 Star

Nestled within tropical gardens and located just 15 minutes from the center, Rupar Mandalar offers the most charming accommodation away from the bustle of Mandalay.

POPA MOUNTAIN RESORT
Popa
4 Star

Set on a mountain surrounded by lush greenery, the Popa Mountain Resort is situated on the volcanic peak of Mount Popa – 48km from the ancient city of Bagan.

ANANTA BAGAN HOTEL
Bagan
4 Star

Ananta Bagan is located in the heart of the Ancient Bagan City, just beside the significant "Shwezigone Pagoda", one of the remarkable 4-stars boutique resort with a taste of Bagan.

NOVOTEL INLE LAKE HOTEL
Inle Lake
4 Star

Novotel Inle Lake offers an unforgettable backdrop to your holidays. Located on the peaceful Inle lake in Myanmar; the resort is just 15-minute drive from Nyaung Shwe village.

Accommodation
Yangon
ROSE GARDEN HOTEL
5 Star
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Mandalay
RUPAR MANDALAR RESORT
4 Star
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Popa
POPA MOUNTAIN RESORT
4 Star
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Bagan
ANANTA BAGAN HOTEL
4 Star
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Inle Lake
NOVOTEL INLE LAKE HOTEL
4 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Save on travel time with three included flights throughout your 8-day adventure across Myanmar.
  • Stay in carefully selected 5 & 4-star hotels with luxurious facilities including swimming pools, bars and included breakfasts.
  • Hop on board horse-drawn carriages as you follow your guide through ancient cities and local villages across Mandalay, Ava and surrounding regions.
  • Soak up the serenity of Inle Lake while cruising past floating villages, wooden temples and local fishermen practicing their unique hunting methods.
  • Marvel at the iconic Golden Shwe Dagon Pagoda in Yangon. Then, get your camera ready to snap up some incredible pics at the famed Bagan Archeological Zone – the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist monuments in the world!
  • Experience bucket-list travel moments including an optional hot air balloon ride over the magical stupas of Bagan at sunset!
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