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Explore Myanmar - 24 Days

Explore Myanmar

Explore Myanmar is designed to give you a different experience in traveling Myanmar with a deeper look to Karen and Shan states, where natural landscapes are breathtaking and the culture is rich. Since Myanmar is a united nation of different states and different people, this package is about exploring different tribes and different uniqueness which Myanmar is all about.

Day 1
Yangon-Bago

Welcome toYangon International Airport . Upon to your arrival time, your shuttle bus take you to near Bago. Take a rest at your resort hotel to refresh for your great trip in Myanmar.Dinner and over night at a hotel in Resort will treat you to be pleasure.

Hotel: Moe Yun Gyi Resort

Meal: D

Day 2
Bago-Kyite Yoe

After breakfast at hotel it is 3 hrs drive to Kyiteyoe, Golden Rock. Visitors who spend the night or near the pagoda will be well amazed to see the ethereal sight of the setting or rising sun illuminating the gilded boulder, which is one of the most pilgrim site in Myanmar along with the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and the Mahamuni Temple in Mandalay. From Kinpun to Pagoda we have to take local truck, not other options to arrive there except trekking. Overnight on the mountain and the night sense is not unforgettable.

Hotel: Golden Rock (or) Mountain Top

Meal: B

Day 3
Kyite Yoe-Hpa An

Early Morning depart from mountain by local truck to Kinpun and bring you to Hpa-ann. A peaceful, lay beside on the banks of the River, beauty of landscape and rice paddies surrounded the town. Hpa-an is the chance to explore the countryside, where numerous Kayin villages, amazing caves, and possible climb up jungle-draped Mount. Saddar Cave, 27 km from Hpa-an, the biggest in this area. Starting from narrow staircases through a series of Buddha status and beautiful rock formations to the end a small lake is a amazing experience. Overnight at Hpa An.

Hotel: My Hpa-an Residence

Meal: B

Day 4
Hpa An

If you love nature, Hpa Ann offer you its peaceful landschaft beaufitul view from mountain and amazing cave around the town. Hiking to summit takes two-hour may need more energy than you think as before, but it is worth at the top with astonishing views, a tiny monastry with a stupa and possible to join complimentary lunch. Local believe that 2372 ft is also a place for spirits and saintly souls.

Hotel: My Hpa-an Residence

Meal: B

Day 5
Hpa Ann - Mawlamyine

Early Morning travel from Hpa An to Mawlamyine by boat along Thanlwin River, you can see the other side of the Myanmar. Almost 3 hrs ride, it was also known as Moulmein in colonial times, serve as capital of Lower Burma when British took contro of Lower Burma. It also be involved main part of habour traveling between Calcutta(India) and Singapore. The tallest and most visible stupa, Kyaikthanlan Paya, Kipling, who was later to note it: ‘I should better remember what the pagoda was like had I not fallen deeply and irrevocably in love with a Burmese girl at the foot of the first flight of steps. Only the fact of the steamer starting next noon prevented me from staying at Moulmein forever.’ You can also admire of the view from the paya and one of the best for watching sunset. Other religious Monuments such as the Kaladan Mosque was designed by Sunni Muslims, its 'wedding- cake’ style, the smaller Moghul Shiah Mosque, a workship place for Shi’ite, the Sunni Surtee Sunni Jamae Masjid are built during colonial era and the first Myanmar's Baptist Church also known as the Judson Church. Back to Hpa-ann at evening.

Hotel: My Hpa-an Residence

Meal: B

Day 6
Mawlamyine - Yangon - Heho

Today we have to take a long drvie passing through interesting stop. Again with flight to Heho, Shan State, in eastern Burma, beautiful plaetau of highlands, lakes and forests. On the way to Yangon, caught a glimpse of Bago, was once a great sea port. Today, many status, building and pagodas are to remember its shinning past. At Evening cooler climate will be host at Heho and overnight at Inle.

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort (or) Inle Resort & Spa

Meal: B

Day 7
Inle

Inle lake, 'leg-rowing' fisherman, floating garden, where 70,000 Intha live around the shore of the lake. Intha or igin from Dawei far south of Myanmar settle here between 18th century coflict between Burmese and Thais. They are skilled fishermen also carpenters and metalworkers. Morning to evening differnet villages arond the Inle lake will give you enjoyable memory of Kaung Daing, Nga-Hpe Kuaung (Jumping cat Monestry) and Ywama. and Phaung Daw U Pagoda. Learning about the community's economy through hand-made cigar factories and silversmiths will be a highlight of this trip and floating gardens (tomatos and other corps) will give you a glimpse of the agriculture of "Inle" people.

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort (or) Inle Resort & Spa

Meal: B

Day 8
Inle

In the next morning, after breakfast at hotel, you will experience local cooking experience with Mr.Min cooking class. Morning Market and cooking local cuisine will make you feel the authentic “In” experience. After lunch at cooking class, will take an adventure horse ride at Inle Horse Club. A horse ride behind Shan hills will be one true memory for life. And spend the evening at Red Mountain Winery seeing breathtaking sunset scene.

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort (or) Inle Resort & Spa

Meal: B

Meal: B,L

Day 9
Inle To Mandalay

From the mountain to the flat land, Mandalay by car. From the mountain to cross the dry land takes 6 hours drive. The heart of myanmar, lies a curve of Ayarwaddy river and not far from ancient city, Amarapura, Inwa (Ava). Since the fall of Bagan kingdom, this region become the centre of the Land and the home of culture and Buddhist. Check in at hotel and the rest is yours may be at hotel pool. If you interest puppet show, guide will arrange for you.

Hotel: Mandalay City (or) Yadanarpon Dynasty

Meal: B

Day 10
Mingun & Amarapura

Today up to the Irawaddy by boat to Mingun 11 km away from Mandalay. If it been finished would have benn the world's biggest stupa anyhow process stopped because King Bodawpaya died in 1819. But it is still a huge structure even the bottom third finished, a roughly 240ft cube on a 460ft lower terrace, and people described as the world's largest pile of bricks. And also the bronze bell, weighing 90 tonnes, the world largest funtioning bell. Return to Mandalay at noon to visit Amarapura where 1.2 km long teak bridge named U Bin. One of the most photographed site in Myanmar. Evening a lot of Tourist and Local enjoying sunset and you are also part of it.

Hotel: Mandalay City (or) Yadanarpon Dynasty

Meal: B

Day 11
Mandalay

After breakfast at hotel, start our city tour from Mahamuhi Pagoda, the most revered Buddah image in Myanmar, but originally from Rakhine. Believed that 15 cm thick layer of gold leaf covered the Buddah image becasue pay the respet the Image with gold leaf. The only remaining teak wooden building from Kongbaung Dynasty is Shwenandaw Monastery. Originally from Amarapura Royal Palace and was transported to Mandalay and rebuilt in 1857. After King Mindon died, his son, the last king, moved to outside the Palace grounds, where was converted into Monastery in 1880. The Palace was destroyed in World War II. Atumashi Kyaung, one of the most beautiful buildings in all of Mandalay, once European visitors noted it splendor. Local guide love to mention here a home for the world’s largest book together with Kuthodaw Pogoda, at the foot of Mandalay Hill. At Evening clmbing to the hill on foot, 1700 steps, but others you can choose other options. At the hilltop relex with splendid view from the summit for many kilometers in surrounding Mandalay and enjoy sunset.

Hotel: Mandalay City (or) Yadanarpon Dynasty

Meal: B

Day 12
Mandalay- Pyin Oo Lwin-Hsipaw

Early morning travle to Pyin Oo Lwin 70 km long from Mandalay, where you have to transit. By train we are crossing Gokhteik-Viaduct. This is such a adventrue over historic viaduct for train and the view you will witness is a beauty. Upon arrival to Hsipaw, tuk tuk will escort you to hotel. After taking a few rest, tuk tuk will take you to the palace of last king of Hsipaw. Spend the night at Hotel.

Hotel: RIVERSIDE @ HSIPAW RESORT

Meal: B

Day 13
Hsipaw

Second day at Hsipaw will start with a soft trek to Shan and Tai villages, across the paddy fields and streams accompanied by charming trekking guide Erik. Have lunch at Village mall and ride a boat ride upstream for an hour and enjoy the breathtaking landscape. (Swimming in the river is an option) Return home along the same route. Rest the night at hotel.

Hotel: RIVERSIDE @ HSIPAW RESORT

Meal: B,L

Day 14
Hsipaw-Mandalay

Early morning we say goodbye for the beautiful mountain and get back Mandaly. Arrive back evening and the whole evening belong to you. Overnight at mandalay. If you want to get experience of puppet show, guide will arrange for your ticket.

Hotel: Mandalay City (or) Yadanarpon Dynasty

Meal: B

Day 15
Mandalay-Bagan

Wake up early in the morning. Ayeyarwaddy river, many had passed along the history of Myanmar, served as a main character. Today you can listen the song of Ayeyarwdaddy and self compare with 'Water of Irrawaddy' by Han Zimmers. It is simple amazing boat trip. Arrive Bagan 17:00 between 18:00.

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort (or) My Bagan Residence

Meal:B,L

Day 16
Bagan

More than 2000 temple, pogoda and other religious structure scatteled on the plain of Bagan. It dated back from 11 century. Tour begin from 08:00. This tour include the mighty Dhammayangyi Temple, the Ananda Temple, with its four Buddhas, the Sulamani Temple, one the most perfect of all Bagan’s temples, and the colourful Shwezigon Temple in Nyaung-U, still a living place of worship and pilgrimage.

Hotel: Amata Garden Resort (or) My Bagan Residence

Meal:B,L

Day 17
Bagan

Today belong to you. As option you can ask tour guide for ballon ride over Bagan. Charges for any activities on this day will not be included in the package payment.

Meal:B

Day 18
Bagan to Mt. Victoria

After breakfast travel to the west, at the Chin Hill, mountain range, but different landscape from Shan. Where reamining tatooing women at the face and can explore ethnic minority ethnic group of Chin people. Take rest for tomorrow. Overnight at Kampalet.

Hotel: The Floral Breeze Hotel (Mt. Victoria)

Meal: B

Day 19
Mt. Victoria

Today climbing the heighest peak in Chin Hill. 1 hours drive to the mountain base and 3 hours to the peak. It will be one of the adventure in myamar and you can imagine the very diverse of Myanmar through this trip.

Hotel: The Floral Breeze Hotel (Mt. Victoria)

Meal: B

Day 20
To Nay Pyi Daw

After breakfast to transit to Ghost City, Nay Pyi Daw. It is enough to city tour within half day. You don't want to worry about traffice jam, stay feel free along the 8 lane street. Start this project in 2000, and become the capital of Myanmar. This is not the the famous place for tourist but you can feel and imagine the other side of Myanmar. At noon we will transfer Yangon.Overnight at Nay Pyi Daw.

Hotel: Parkroyal (or) Royal Naypyidaw

Meal:B

Day 21
Nay Pyi Daw To Yangon

Another half-day city tour around Naypyidaw and come back to Yangon afternoon. Overnight at Yangon.

Hotel: Novotal

Meal:B

Day 22
Yangon

Yangon, where you were welcome and the first footstep in myanmar. It is not any more the Capital, but still doing ist function. “Then, a golden mystery upheaved itself on the horizon – a beautiful, winking wonder that blazed in the sun, of a shape that was neither Muslim dome nor Hindu temple spire. It stood upon a green knoll… ‘There’s the old Shway Dagon,’ said my companion… The golden dome said, ‘This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land that one knows about’' noted Kipling 100 year ago and still dominate. With public transportation to the other bank of Yangon river, Dalah, there just walking. After lunch, visit to National museum and Bogyoke Market, wher you can buy present. At evening at china town, where you can take dinner.

Hotel: Novotal

Meal:B

Day 23
For You

This day is for you. If you extend your trip to Ngapali domistic flight from yangon to Thandwe where you will be picked up and transfer to hotel. Charges for any activities on this day will not be included in the package payment.

Hotel: Novotal

Meal:B

Day 24
To Airport

Departure date. You will be transfered to Airport.

Service includes

  • Flight tickets and bus tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • English Speaking guide at each destinations (or) German speaking guides for main destinations (Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, etc.)
  • Accommodation (3-4 star hotel)
  • Zone fees and entry fees
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Car rental, boat rentals and boat tickets as needed according to itinerary

Service doesn’t include

  • International air tickets in and out of Myanmar
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Any extra charges outside given itinerary (camera usage charges, etc.)
  • Personal expands souvenir and gifts
  • Any other cost which is not mentioned in service includes.
  • Tips for guide and drivers

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Contact in Myanmar

No.980, Kyan Sar Thin kyoung St, East Gyokone, Insein,Yangon,Myanmar.