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8-Day Nature & Heritage Tour Of Myanmar From Yangon
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Rural Experience, Architecture

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Description

Explore Buddhist pagodas such as Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Botahtaung Pagoda, and Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and hop on a ferry to observe the life along Twante Canal. Explore the countryside as you trek from Kalaw to Tongle Village, pay your respects at the Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung Monastery and Kan Gyi Kyaung Monastery, find the lost ruins of Kakku and visit the Pa-O village.

Highlights
  • Pay a visit to the most beautiful pagoda: Kyauktawgyi Pagoda
  • Admire the glittering gold stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Roam around the ancient moat and wall, and market of Twantay
  • Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, the most important architectural pagoda
  • Marvel at the Myinkabar Gubyauk Gyi mural painting temple
  • Hike to Pattu village surrounded by natural beauty
  • Visit Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung and Kan Gyi Kyaung
  • Day 1: Yangon City Tour expand_more
    • Your Myanmar tour guide will pick you up you from your hotel. 

    • Visit Sule Pagoda and downtown of Yangon which is suitable for a walking tour and continue to a visit to the Strand Hotel, the first hotel in Myanmar.

    • See the Botahtaung pagoda.

    • Proceed to see the Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Idol.

    • Late in the afternoon, proceed to the most beautiful pagoda in Myanmar, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda.

    • Head towards Kabaraye pagoda and then explore Scott Market, a shopping paradise for tourists.

    • Step inside Chinatown to see Platform Market.

    • Make a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall Royal Floating Barge.

    • See the Shwedagon Pagoda, with its glittering gold Stupa. At the Pagoda, observe local pilgrims and monks offering their prayers and enjoy the amazing sunset view at Shwedagon Pagoda.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel 

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 2: Twante City Tour – Transfer to Bagan (by bus) expand_more
    • Around 7 am, drive to the jetty with your Myanmar tour guide. 

    • Take a local ferry across the river to Dala. Once across, ride a local taxi (1-hour) to Twante. The road is bumpy yet very interesting, which provides a glimpse of life on and along the famous Twante Canal. A scenic landscape of vast paddy fields and small pagodas rising from the hillock amidst the areas contrasts with Yangon and its noisy streets. 

    • Visit the following sites:

      • Shwesandaw Pagoda

      • Sandawlay Pagoda (Ancient Pagoda) 

      • Myanmar Ceramic Museum (Small museum) 

      • Weaving textile factory at Shan Su village 

      • See the Ancient moat and city wall of Twante

    • Have lunch at a local restaurant.

    • Explore the Twante Market and Pottery making site of the village where earthen wear is produced and observe this very traditional craft. It is fantastic to see potters using giant kilns and conventionally making pottery.

    • Hire a boat to cruise along the Twante Canal for about 45 minutes.

    • Sip a cup of tea at a local tea shop.

    • In the evening (around 04:30 pm), hop in a taxi to return to Dala. 

    • Transfer to the bus station and spend overnight on a bus ride to Bagan.

  • Day 3: Bagan expand_more
    • In the morning, visit a selection of the most important monuments, such as Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the first and most crucial architectural pagoda. 

    • Proceed to the Ananda Temple, which is a masterpiece of 11th-century architecture. Most of the artifacts are still original and preserved in the temple, and Myinkabar Gubyauk Gyi is the best mural painting temple in Bagan.

    • See several other monuments. 

    • Then enjoy the sunset at one of the monuments.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Accommodation: hotel 

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 4: Kalaw expand_more
    • Transfer to Kalaw by bus and along the way you can see the crop farm, natural beauty, and panoramic view. The journey will take a day.

    • Your Indonesian guide will pick you up from the bus station and drop you off at a hotel.

    Overnight in Kalaw.

    Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw                                

    Meals included: Breakfast  

  • Day 5: Trekking Tour from Kalaw – Pattu Village expand_more
    • After breakfast, begin the trek by walking with a beautiful view of rice terraces in the valley surrounded by pine forest. Stroll through the pine forest along the way to Pa-O village. 

    • Along the way, meet the local people working hard in the fields of garlic and rice harvest. See a fantastic view of the highest mountain in the area with several villages at the bottom. 

    • Hike to Pattu Village and along the way pass through thick pine forest with great views and visit a forest monastery. 

    • Learn about their life, culture, tradition, families, home business, and monuments. 

    Overnight in the village.

    Meals Included: Breakfast 

  • Day 6: Inle Lake expand_more
    • Start the trek from Pattu Village and reach Tongle Village in the morning. Along the way, meet local people working hard in the fields of garlic and rice. See the fantastic view of the highest mountain in the area with several villages at the bottom. Learn about their lives, culture, tradition, home business, and monuments. 

    • Transfer to Nyaung Shwe (Inle Lake). 

    Accommodation: Hotel in Inle                                

    Meals Included: Breakfast 

  • Day 7: Inle Lake expand_more
    • Transfer to Bagan airport and then catch a domestic flight to Inle Lake. 

    • The guide will pick you up from the airport. Then, visit Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung (monastery) and Kan Gyi Kyaung Monastery in Myaung Shwe. 

    • Drive through pine-clad hills to Taunggyi (about 1 hour, 31 km), the capital of southern Shan State and a former British hill station.

    • Continue approximately 2 hours on a drive from Taunggyi to the countryside inhabited by the Pa-O people. Here lies the ‘lost’ ruins of Kakku, a pagoda encircled by dozens of small stupas. Little is known about the origins of this unusual place – the Pa-O believe that the original pagoda dates back some 2,000 years. 

    • Wander through the stupas, decorated with fine stucco work and Buddha images – some in good repair, others not. 

    • Visit a Pa-O village and a large monastery on the way back to Taunggyi. 

    • Continue from here to Nyaung Shwe, where you board your boat and transfer to a hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Accommodation at hotel 

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 8: Yangon - Departure expand_more
    • Arrive in the morning at Yangon domestic airport. Then transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure.

What's Included
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (Twin sharing basis) 

  • 1 Night accommodation at local home  

  •  One way domestic flight ticket (Inle-Yangon) 

  • Transportation with fully air-con vehicle car according to the itinerary 

  • Highway Bus Ticket & boat according to the itinerary 

  • Meals Accommodation as per your choice category   

  • Entrance/ Zone Fees according to the itinerary 

  • Purified drinking water & cool towel on touring day 

  • English speaking Myanmar guide & trekking guide  

  • Complimentary present local handmade souvenir  

What's Excluded
  • International Air Ticket from/to Yangon  

  • Airport departure tax at Yangon 

  • Airport departure tax at Yangon International Airport at 10$ per person 

  • Visa Fees + Travel Insurance  

  • Tipping and personal expense  

  • Personal expenses such as camera and video fees, etc

  • Bank handling fees. 

  • Early check-in and late checkout have to pay 50 % of the room rate

  • Any other services not mentioned in the program  

  • Room surcharge will be added in Christmas, New Year & Festival Period   

Know before you go
  • NMM -005 (8Days / 7Nights) Yangon – Bagan – Kalaw (Trekking) – Pattu Village – Inle Lake - Yangon 

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Standard
1 To 4 USD 888 Per Person

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