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Explore The Highlights Of Myanmar In This 9-Day Tour From Yangon
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Architecture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    9 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, French, German, Italian, Spanish


Embark to Myanmar and pay your respects at prominent pagodas such as the magnificent Golden Rock, Shwedagon pagoda, and Taung Waing Pagodas before heading to the ancient city of Hpa An to discover Sadan Cave, Kawgoon Cave and Lumbini Gardens. Befriend elephants at the Kalaw Elephant Sanctuary, cruise through Inle Lake and even visit local villages such as Sema.

  • Pay a visit to the most beautiful pagoda: Kyauktawgyi Pagoda
  • See the very first hotel in Myanmar, Strand Hotel
  • Admire the glittering gold stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Trek to witness the Golden Rock Pagoda
  • Get a refreshing view of the town from Kyaikthalan Pagoda 
  • Marvel at KyaukKaLatt is a small rocky hill that looks like a wine glass
  • Stroll around the Lumbini Gardens 
  • Witness elephants bathing and enjoy feeding them at Kalaw
  • Explore the splendid Pindaya Caves
  • Observe nature and people as you enjoy a boat ride on the Inle Lake
  • Day 1: Yangon City Tour expand_more
    • Pick up by Yangon tour guide from the international airport or the hotel. Yangon is the only city with British architectural buildings in Southeast Asia.

    • Visit Sule Pagoda and downtown Yangon suitable for walking, and continue to visit the Strand Hotel, the first hotel in Myanmar and later Botahtaung pagoda.

    • Then, proceed to Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha image and in the afternoon, visit the beautiful Kyauktawgyi Pagoda and white elephants.

    • Visit Kabaraye Pagoda and Scott Market, a shopping paradise for tourists.

    • Head to China Town to see the Platform Market and click pictures at the Karaweik Hall royal floating barge.

    • In the evening, head to Shwedagon pagoda, witness its glittering gold stupa and enjoy the fantastic sunset.

    Overnight stay in the hotel.  

    Meals included: Breakfast   

  • Day 2: Golden Rock Pagoda Tour expand_more
    • Transfer from Yangon to sightsee Golden Rock Pagoda early in the morning after breakfast.

    • Drive to Kinmon Base Camp at the foot of Mount Kyaiktiyo (3-hour drive).

    • Arrive at the base camp in the afternoon and transfer to a local truck to reach the terminal near the Golden Rock Pagoda (1-hour drive). The pagoda is nestled on a mountain, 3,615 feet above sea level, and it was built more than 2,500 years ago. Legend has it that it was built on a hair relic of Lord Buddha. It sits at the top of a massive granite shaped boulder, which balances the mountain. It has not fallen off the peak and stayed through earthquakes. Locals believe that it hasn't fallen off due to the power of the hair relic. 

    • After you trek down from the Golden Rock and on the way to Yangon, you can visit the Taukkyan War Cemetery. The Cemetery is the resting place for over 27,000 Allied World War 2 Soldiers. It is a beautiful landscape and a peaceful getaway from the bustling Yangon.

    Overnight at Yangon Hotel. 

    Meals included: Breakfast.

  • Day 3: Mawlamyine Tour expand_more
    • Arrive in Mawlamyine and check in to the hotel. After that, visit the Seindone Minbaya Kyaung, a wooden structure which was a place where King Mindon's Queen sought refuge and later it became a monastery named after the queen.

    • Visit Mahamuni pagoda built in a typical Mon style with covered walkways linking the various square shrines.

    • Have lunch at a local restaurant. 

    • After lunch, pay a visit to Taung Waing Pagodas to see Buddha image and 500 holy monks followers statues.

    • Continue to Kyaikthalan Pagoda on a ridge of a hill overlooking the town and offering a great refreshing view.

    • Dinner at a local restaurant.

    Overnight at a hotel in Maylamyaing.

  • Day 4: Hpa An Tour expand_more
    • Drive to Hpa An, the capital of Kayin state, after breakfast. The road abounds with rich local life and scenic landscape; on the way, you can visit Sadan Cave (with picturesque slope rock fountains) and Kawgoon Cave -an invaluable cultural heritage that questionably dates back to 7-AD. 

    • Then, visit this small town and continue to KyaukKaLatt, a small rock hill formed that looks like a wine glass. 

    • Lunch at a local restaurant. 

    • After lunch, visit Lumbini Garden with thousands of Buddha images at the base of Mt. Zwekabin. In the late evening, drive back to Mawlamyine. 

    • Have dinner at a local restaurant.

    Overnight at Mawlamyine.  

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 5: Kalaw Tour expand_more
    • Transfer to Kalaw by AirBus and enjoy the scenic views on the way.

    • After an overnight journey, arrive at Kalaw in the morning. Get picked up by the Kalaw tour guide and check in the hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 6: Kalaw Elephant Sanctuary expand_more
    • Pick up from the hotel and head to Kalaw Elephant Sanctuary. Drive to Magwe elephant camp from Kalaw, about a 45 minutes drive.

    • After reaching there, start walking to the river and witness elephant bathing. You can also join in feeding and bathing the elephants.

    • Explore the forest area and get the opportunity to see butterflies, birds, and orchids around the conservation area (You can also enjoy a short ride on the elephant's back. It depends on the weather and the health condition of the elephants.)

    • Transfer to the hotel. 

    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 7: Pindaya Tour expand_more
    • Transfer from Kalaw to Pindaya in your private vehicle, which will take 1 hour 45 minutes. It's an attractive drive up to the hills and across the Shan Plateau, through mountain rice fields.

    • Visit magnificent Pindaya caves set in a limestone ridge overlooking a picturesque lake where thousands of different types of Buddha images are on display in the various cave chambers.

    • Enjoy a short trek through the hills to the village of the Danu tribe. You will pass through farms where the tribe makes cheroots, tea, damsons, and mangoes.

    • Visit one of the tea plantation gardens to observe how they produce the famous Shan green tea. Enjoy a sip of green tea with snacks with the villagers.

    • Transfer to hotel in Nyaung Shwe/Inle Lake.

    Meals included: Breakfast   

  • Day 8: Inle Lake Tour expand_more
    • Hop on to a private boat to sightsee Inle Lake. The lake is simply magical and at 1000 metres elevation, the temperature is pleasant and the calm waters are dotted with Intha stilt houses, floating vegetable gardens and fishing canoes set against the backdrop of the beautiful Shan hills. 

    • In the afternoon, pick up from your hotel and travel by long-tailed boat across the lake to Indaing village, at the western end of Inle for one of the most scenic trips on the lake.

    • Passing through the busy village of Ywama, the largest on the lake, with many channels and tall teak houses on stilts; enter a long, often tree-lined canal, either side of which farmers cultivate their land against the backdrop of the Shan Hills. 

    • Disembark at the jetty and walk for 15 minutes through Indaing village to reach the 14th – 18th-century pagoda ruins of Nyaung Ohak. Many pagodas here remain charmingly unrenovated, with plants and even small trees growing out of them, making the area scenic. A covered walkway popular with souvenir stallholders leads up to Shwe Inn Thein Paya, a complex of weather-beaten 17th-18th century zedi and some newly reconstructed. 

    • Return to the river and walk along a lovely shady path for 30 minutes to the Intha village of Sema. From here continue by boat downstream past Yethar village, watching local life on the banks and birds in the trees until rejoining the Lake near Phaung Daw Oo Paya.  

    • Transfer to hotel in Inle lake.

    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 9: Back to Yangon expand_more
    • Transfer from Heho airport to Yangon International Airport or transfer to Yangon International airport.  

What's Included
  • 8 Night Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (Twin sharing basis)

  • 1-way domestic flight ticket (Inle - Ygn)

  • Transportation with a fully air-conditioned vehicle according to the itinerary

  • Hill Truck, Highway Bus Ticket & boat according to the itinerary 

  • Meals & Accommodation as per your chosen category

  • Entrance/Zone Fees according to the itinerary

  • Purified drinking water & cool towel on touring day

  • English-speaking station guide

  • Complimentary present local handmade souvenir

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

Know before you go
  • NMM -007 (9Days / 8Nights).

Meeting Point

Yangon Airport/Hotel

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 4 USD 1428 Per Person

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