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7-Day Myanmar Ancient Sites & Religious Centres Tour From Yangon
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Language

    English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

  • Activity Level

    Medium

Description

Discover Myanmar's beautiful landscapes and old sites on this 7-day guided tour to Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Pindaya and Inle Lake. Visit Shwe U Min Paya near the Pindaya Caves and go on a boat excursion to Inle Lake. See the marvellous Sule Pagoda and go to the splendid U Bein bridge for a spectacular view and experience.

Highlights
  • Visit Sule Pagoda in the Yangon city centre 
  • Stroll through colonial shaped Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • See four huge standing Buddha images at Ananda Temple 
  • Watch dreamy sunset over Ayeyarwaddy River
  • Visit the highly reputed Mahagandayone monastery
  • Day 1 - Arrival & Sightseeing in Yangon expand_more
    • Meet your English-speaking Myanmar tour guide at the Yangon Airport.
    • Get transferred to your hotel.

    • Visit the Yangon city centre where Sule Pagoda is located.

    • Explore the Bogyoke Aung San Market, which was built during the British colonial times and has a colonial shape.

    • Continue towards Chaukhtathgyi Pagoda, which is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar and 67 m long.

    • Visit Shwedagon Pagoda, the most magnificent and spectacular religious edifice, before sunset and enjoy the beauty of the stupa as it changes its bright shine due to sun-rays.

    • Stay and rest overnight in Yangon.

  • Day 2 - Visit the temples of Bagan expand_more
    • Transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Bagan. 

    • Visit Shwezigon Pagoda upon arrival, which was built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century.

    • See Kubyanuk Gyi, which is a temple with exquisite murals of Jataka scenes.

    • Go to the Ananda Temple to see four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures in niches around the galleried interior.

    • Continue sightseeing to Manuha Temple, which was built in Mon Style in 1095.

    • Visit the Nanbaya Temple, a unique sandstone monument said to have been the palace of King Manuha.

    • See the Myingaba Gu Byaukgyi Temple, which is noted for its ancient mural paintings under the protection of UNESCO. 

    • Proceed to Bupaya Pagoda to watch the sunset over the Ayeyarwaddy River. 

    • Stay and rest overnight in Bagan.

  • Day 3 - Mandalay Sightseeing expand_more
    • Hop on a domestic flight to Mandalay.

    • Drive to Amarapura upon arrival at Mandalay Airport.

    • Visit a bridge called U Bein for a spectacular view and experience.

    • Proceed to Mahagandayone, which is a highly reputed monastery consisting of more than a thousand monks who can be seen at the same time.

    • Visit the beautiful Silk workshop along with exploring the Tapestry workshop. 

    • Go to the Mahamuni Pagoda which has a spectacular Buddha image. 

    • See the Shwe Nan Daw Kyaung wooden monastery in teak wood in traditional Myanmar style. 

    • Visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda, which is known as the world’s biggest book consisting of 729 marble slabs engraved with Buddhist scriptures.

    • Enjoy the scenic view of the sunset from Mandalay Hill.

    • Stay and rest overnight in Mandalay.

  • Day 4 - Arrival at Heho & Sightseeing in Pindaya expand_more
    • Transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Heho. 

    • Drive to Pindaya upon arrival at Heho airport.

    • Visit the Pindaya Cave, which is ensconced in a limestone ridge overlooking the lake and has more than 8000 Buddha images, all made from alabaster, teak, marble, brick, lacquer and cement.

    • Proceed to see the Shwe U Min Paya, which is a cluster of low stupas just below the ridge near the Pindaya Caves. 

    • Transfer to Inle Lake which is a 2.5-hour drive.

    • Stay and rest overnight at Inle Lake.

  • Day 5 - Explore Inle Lake expand_more
    • Begin the excursion by boat on Inle Lake to see the Intha-fishermen rowing with their legs, Pagoda on artificial islands in the lake, floating gardens and floating market.

    • Continue to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, which is one of the principal shrines in Myanmar and dates back to the 18th century.

    • Visit the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, which is famous for its jumping cats trained by monks and the weaving village of Inpawkhon. 

    • Proceed to Indeinn at the western end of the lake where you can watch the farmers cultivate their products. 

    • Visit the 16th century pagoda complex of Indeinn. 

    • Watch the fishermen fishing skillfully in the shallow lake.

    • Stay and rest overnight at Inle Lake.

  • Day 6 - Transfer to Yangon International Airport expand_more
    • Get transferred by boat to Nyung Shwe and by car to Heho Airport.

    • Fly to Yangon.

    • Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure.

  • Day 7 - Final Departure expand_more
    • Transfer to the airport to depart from Yangon.

What's Included
  • Hotel accommodation in a double bedroom with breakfast

  • Transportation by domestic flight, car and boat as per program

  • Entrance fees

  • English-speaking Myanmar tour guide

  • All domestic airport tax

What's Excluded
  • Meals (lunch and dinner)

  • International air ticket fare

  • Myanmar visa fees

  • Camera and video camera fees

  • Airport tax at Yangon International airport on your departure day

  • Beverages and personal expenses

Meeting Point

Yangon International Airport Control Tower, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From
USD USD
USD 1428.00 / adult

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