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8 Days Culture tour itinerary for myanmar: Stop At Prominent Historical & Religious Landmarks

Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Sagaing

Architecture Tour
Culture Tour
Sightseeing Tour
Stop at prominent historical & religious landmarks

The Great Shwedagone Pagoda


See iconic city landmarks of the Shwezigon Pagoda, the Ananda Temple, Bothahtaung Pagoda, Shwe Nandaw Monastery, Maha Gandayone Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda etc. Also, explore Bagan on a horse cart or Tuk Tuk and enjoy sunset views over the Taungtaman Lake.

DAY 01

Arrive at Yangon

  • Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, welcome by our local English speaking guide and transfer to your Hotel.

  • Sightseeing starts at the Chauk Htat Gyi huge reclining Buddha, the Bothahtaung Pagoda -  situated near the Yangon River, Yangon Colonial Quarter, Animated Bogyoke Market (also called Scott Market) and the amazing Shwe Dagon Pagoda (also called landmark of Yangon and Golden Stupa) for amazing sunset views. 

  • Drive back to the Hotel and spend free time at your leisure.

Overnight in Yangon.

DAY 02

Yangon - bagan

  • Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport for Yangon-Bagan (Nyaung U) by morning scheduled flight (1 hr 20 minutes flying).

  • Arrive at Nyaung - U airport and enjoy welcome by our tour guide. Sightseeing starts at the Nyaung U morning market to see people ways of life.

  • Visit the Shwezigon Pagoda, the Ananda Temple, Thatbinnyu Temple and the Sulamani Temple in the morning.

  • Check-in at the hotel and spend some time at leisure for 2-3 hours.

  • Continue again with sightseeing through visits to the Bupaya Pagoda, Myingabar Village, Dhamaangyi Temple, Pyatatgyi Temple and the Sunset Hill.

  • Drive back to the hotel and spend free time at your leisure.

Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 03


  • Breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed to explore Bagan by Tuk Tuk or a local Horse cart. Tour sites include the Payarthonezu Temple Complex, Min Nan Thu Village, Lacquerware workshop, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Nanpaya, Manuha Temple, Htilominlo Temple and Lawkanandar Temple.

  • Enjoy a glorious sunset at one of the monuments along the Ayeyarwaddy River.

  • Return to the hotel and spend some free time at your leisure.

Overnight in Bagan.

DAY 04


  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for Bagan-Mandalay morning schedules flight (30 mins).

  • Arrive at Mandalay International Airport, receive welcome by our tour guide and then start full day sightseeing tour of Mandalay and Mingun.

  • Visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, discover stone carving and gold leaf factories, Kuthodaw Pagoda (the world’s largest book made of marble), Shwe Nandaw Monastery (also called Shwe Kyaung), and Mandalay Hill in the morning.

  • Check-in at the hotel and spend leisure time for 2 hours.

  • In the afternoon, transfer to Jetty and do excursion by boat on the Irrawaddy River to Mingun for about 1 hour on the upper river from Mandalay.

  • See the Mingun Bell (World Largest un-cracked bell), Hsinbyume as well as unfinished Pagoda etc. 

  • Return back to Mandalay by the end of the afternoon and enjoy sunset views on the Irrawaddy River.

Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 05


  • Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, drive to Sagaing to visit the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Silversmith and also the Sagaing Hill for pleasant panoramic views.  

  • Proceed to Ava to visit the Bagaya Kyaung, Maha Aung Myay Bonzan Monastery, Ava Tower etc. 

  • In the late afternoon, return to Amarapura Royal Capital to visit the Maha Gandayone Monastery.

  • Attend a traditional hand-woven silk workshop, see the very famous U Bein Bridge and enjoy a glorious sunset over the Taungtaman Lake.

  • Drive back to the hotel and spend free leisure time.

Overnight in Mandalay.

DAY 06


  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport for Mandalay-Heho by morning schedules flight (30 mins). Receive a welcome by our tour guide and drive to Pindaya (approx. 2 hours) through the Shan Plateau through fields of mountain rice and some plantations.

  • Visit the Pindaya Shwe U Min Cave for its 8000 statues and local houses where families produce Shan Paper and Parasols.

  • Drive back to Nyaung Shwe by the end of the afternoon.

  • Transfer to your hotel in a boat.

  • Spend free leisure time in the evening at your hotel on the Lake.

Overnight in Inle Lake.

DAY 07


  • Breakfast at the hotel. Our boat will wait for you in front of the hotel to enjoy sightseeing by the lake. Start by visiting one of 5 days rotating markets, the Indein village to see the Shwe Indein Pagoda complex following a stair path lined up with magnificent columns, Floating gardens, Nga Phè Chaung Monastery, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Silk weaving factories etc.

  • Return to Inle by the end of the afternoon.

  • Free and leisure in the evening at your Hotel on the Lake.

Overnight in Inle Lake.

DAY 08

inle-nyaungshwe jetty-heho-yangon

  • Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from your hotel to Nyaung Shwe Jetty by boat.   

  • Drive to Heho Airport for Heho-Yangon for the morning schedule flight (1 hr 20 minutes flying). Our car and driver are at your disposal until your international flight departure.

End of Service.

  • 1000 USD Per Adult (* 10-15 pax)
  • 1025 USD Per Adult (* 7-9 pax)
  • 1070 USD Per Adult (* 5-6 pax)
  • 1150 USD Per Adult (* 3-4 pax)
  • 1400 USD Per Adult (* 2pax )
  • 7 Night 3*** accommodation on Twin/Double shared basic with daily breakfast including taxes.

  • Following 4-domestic flights with domestic airport taxes

    • Yangon-Bagan.

    • Bagan-Mandalay.

    • Mandalay-Heho.

    • Heho-Yangon.

  • Sightseeing with English Speaking Local (licensed Myanmar tour guide).

  • All transfers and sightseeing with private air-conditioned Tour Grade Vehicles with Drivers.

  • Private boat for Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay and private boat excursion at Inle Lake.

  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the Itinerary.

  • Purified drinking water (0.5 liter) and snow towel during the excursion.

  • International flight ticket.

  • Insurance Fee.

  • Visa Fees.

  • Camera Fees.

  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner).

  • Visits not mentioned in the Itinerary.

  • Drinks and personal expenses.

  • Any other items not mentioned in the program.

  • Tips and porters at the hotels, drivers and guides.

Essential Myanmar Tour (7N/8D)

Popular Classic Package for Foreign Traveller

  • Price Validity: All prices are quoted net in USD per person and valid as stated. The prices quoted are based on the current contracted rate of local suppliers and if price changes become necessary, prior notice will be given.

  • If your trip is during the Christmas-New Year period, there may some extra charge for compulsory Christmas Eve Dinner and New Year Eve Dinner.

  • If your trip is during Thingyan Holiday (Myanmar New Year Festival from 13 to 17 April in each year), the price may increase as transportation charge is in double during that period. In that case, you may contact with Sonic Star Travel by phone, Viber or email.


Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Sagaing

Architecture Tour
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Sightseeing Tour

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