Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Welcome to Yangon!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon Tour
After breakfast, you will enjoy a circular train journey to discover the local life in Yangon
. You will get through local neighborhoods, small towns, local markets, and interact with some locals.
After that, you will go to visit the famous Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple
, which houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country. The Buddha is 66-meter long, and one of the largest in Myanmar. You will also see and take a picture of the grand Karaweik Hall royal barge.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy your free time to wander the Bogyoke Market
. Then take a stroll through the busy streets of the Chinatown and Yangon Jetty
At the end of the day, go to see the beautiful sunset view of Shwedagon Pagoda
, which is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar painted with real gold.
Stay overnight in Yangon.
One of the most revered reclining Buddha images.
Day 3: Yangon to Bagan
After breakfast in the morning, you will leave Yangon and take a flight to Bagan. Bagan is famous for its historical monuments, and houses around 2000 temples and pagodas from different periods.
You will visit the Nyaung Oo Market
, the authentic local market where local people buy foods and daily necessities. Then visit the Shwezigon Pagoda
, which is also gold plated and is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments in Bagan.
After having a rest in the hotel in the afternoon, you will enjoy a Horse Cart Ride to enjoy the sunset
. Travelling through the pagodas in the quiet of dusk, you will feel the the tranquility and peace of the Bagan city.
Stay overnight in Bagan.
Enjoy a Horse Cart Ride in Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan to Heho, Inle Lake
Today, you will leave for Heho by flight. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the Inle Lake.
Located in the highlands of northern Myanmar, Inle Lake
is the second largest lake in the country. It is more than 970 meters above sea level and is surrounded by mountains on three sides.
The lives of local people are centred on the lake. A boat is tied to the front door of every house here, and the locals have been trained to paddle with their feet since they were children. Here you can see the traditional fishing method of local people.
You will also visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda
, the the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area, and then continue your boat ride to the Nga Phe Chaung monastery, which is a beautiful wooden monastery built on stilts around 200 years ago over the lake.
After that, move on to the floating garden called Kyun-Hmyaw
, which was built-up from strips of water hyacinth and mud.
Stay overnight in Inle Lake.
Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar.
Day 5: Inle Lake Excursion to Indein
Today, you will have an excursion to Indein village by boat
. It is a scenic 8-km boat ride through the Inn Thein creek. Indein village is famous for its market and two groups of pagodas: Nyaung Ohak and Shwe Inn Thein.
You will first explore the Nyaung Ohak pagodas,
which is just near the boating landing. Some of the pagodas here are well preserved, while others have plants and trees grow opening out of them. And many of them are decorated with sculptures of celestial beings and mythological animals.
Then from Nyaung Ohak, a climb leads to the Shwe Inn Thein
, the second group of pagodas. The site is thought to date back to the time of the Indian emperor Ashoka, who sent monks to spread Buddhism throughout Asia in the 3rd century BC. Here you can have a great view of Indein village and the surrounding area.
Stay overnight in Inle Lake.
Nyaung Ohak, the surreal jungle-village of crumbling temples.
Day 6: Inle Lake to Yangon; Yangon Departure
Today you will first transfer to the airport for the flight back to Yangon, and then connect your international flight back home or your next destination.
End of the tour.
Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.
Myanmar Travel Restriction 2022
Myanmar reopened inbound tourism to overseas tourists on April 1, 2022.
Under the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, in addition to your passport and visa, you will need to provide a printed copy of your COVID-19 vaccination certificate (which must have been administered at least 14 days before travel) and a negative result of a COVID-19 antigen test performed within 48 hours before arrival.
When you arrive in Myanmar, you will still need to pay for the COVID-19 test at your own expense and purchase valid medical insurance with COVID coverage through a designated insurance provider.
There are only 12 visa-free countries. If you travel with a passport from all other countries, you will need to apply for a Myanmar tourist visa in advance.
Please feel free to contact us for more details on Myanmar visa application agent travel.