Best of Myanmar 11 Days

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Stand astounded by majestic pagodas and natural pristine wonders, a perfect run-away from your everyday world. Journey to the enthralling fusion under multi-countries’ influence – Yangon. Travel to commercial town Mandalay. Embark on a cruise trip from Mandalay to Bagan, where balloon over Bagan is renowned for being large tourist attraction.

 

** HOW TO BOOK THIS TOUR:
1. FIRST DEPOSIT: ONLY PAY $99 TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. The next business day Asia Vacation Group customer service will call you to confirm your travel details.
2. SECOND DEPOSIT: $1000 (90 days prior to departure).
3. FINAL PAYMENT: 30 days prior to departure.

Route

Australia – Saigon(1N) – Yangon(3N) – Mandalay(2N) – Bagan(2N) – Inle Lake(1N)

Highlights

  • Witness the golden dome light of Yangon’s renowned Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • Travel to Myanmar’s ancient capital Mingun
  • Embark on a city’s discovery tour in Mandalay
  • Stand astonished by the beauty of Mahagandayon monastery and U Bein Teak Bridge
  • Explore the magnificent temples of Bagan
  • Sightseeing at the authentic and magical Inle Lanke & Indein village

Itinerary

Day 1: Australia – Saigon by Vietnam Airlines

Today you will board your flight from Melbourne/Sydney to Saigon – the flamboyant city of Vietnam. On arrival, meet and transfer to the city center for your check in. Spend your free time at leisure and overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Meal: In-flight

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon – Yangon by Vietnam Airlines

This morning, you will take a flight from Saigon to Yangon (Myanmar). Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our local tour guide. Transfer to your hotel for check in. Enjoy your remaining time at leisure.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 3: Yangon City tour

Your first day tour starts with a drive to visit the old colonial-style city center with city hall, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, Strand road and Yangon Jetty. Afterwards, continue our trip travelling to Botahtaung Pagoda. The next destination will be Scott Market, is the most popular market (close on Monday & Public holiday), where you can buy everything from luxury to regular consumption goods. In the afternoon, journey to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda and continue visit to Karaweik Hall Royal for a photo stop. Travel to the world renowned Shwedagon Pagoda for witness of the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 4: Yangon – Mandalay – Mingun – Ava – Sagaing

After savoring your breakfast at hotel, we will meet and transfer you to airport for domestic flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, we will assist you to jetty to take a private chartered boat for a cruise over the Irrawaddy River towards the former capital of Mingun (45 minutes cruise). Travel to the gorgeous Hsinbyume Pagoda. At noon, embark on a boat trip to visit Ava (Innwa). If given enough time, we will visit Ava by horse cart (bullock cart) to Nanmyint Watch Tower, Ma Ha Aung Mye Bonza Monastery, Bagaya Monastery before continuing back by boat to Mandalay.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 5: Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay

Travel to Amarapura. Visit Mahagandayon monastery and U Bein Teak Bridge. Afterwards, journey to Bagaya Monastery. En route, visit a hand-weaving silk workshop. At noon, we will visit Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwe Inbin Monastery,the Old Palace grounds ,and Shwenandaw Monastery and end the day with sunset view from Mandalay Hill.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay

Day 6: Mandalay – Cruise to Bagan

After your breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to jetty to take a boat trip to Bagan. On the way, you can enjoy the view of local life along Ayeyarwaddy River. In the late afternoon, we will arrive at Bagan. Transfer to hotel before enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Light Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 7: Bagan

Option Tour Balloon start form 01 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017
Early morning, the tour start for surprise discover day to see the ancient city of Bagan form above. Client’s enjoy a magnificent bird’s eye view of thousand year-old pagodas, temples and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River with “BALLOONS OVER BAGAN’. It is a very exciting experience and clients will never forget. The Balloon is guided by gentle wind and chance to see slowly the sun rising. The balloon is guided by gentle winds and operates from 01 Oct 2016 till 31 Mar 2017 only. After that, return to hotel for free and leisure time for afternoon time.
After breakfast at hotel, we will visit colorful Naung U Market and journey to some of Bagan most famous pagodas, including Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Gupaukgyi, a 13th century cave temple with interesting fine frescoes of scences from the jatakas, and Anada Pagoda. Later on, pay a visit to Lacquerware factory before travel to Dhammayangyi Patho. As the sunset, we will be at one of the ideal viewing sites favored by the tour guide.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 8: Bagan – Flight to Heho – Inle Lake

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for a domestic flight to Heho. Upon Heho and Inle Lake arrival, begin the tour sightseeing for magical Inle Lake. This day trip highlights include the fisherman rowing in the one-legged style characteristic of Inle Lake boatmen and the gardens of grass and earth floating on the surface of this shallow lake used for growing vegetables. Later on, visit the jumping cats monastery, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle

Day 9: Inle Lake – Indein – Heho – Flight to Yangon

After breakfast, your last day in Inle will begin with visit to Indein village. Passing NyaungOhak Monastery and follow a stair path lined up with many hundreds of wooden columns, you finally will reach the impressive ShweIndein. Enjoy hillside panoramic view over the lake area. On the way back to the boat, walk through a romantic bamboo forest at the riverside, where you may observe local people having a bath. On the way you can visit Myaynigone village and Lotus fiber weaving factory (Ann’s).After wards, we will fly back to Yangon. On arrival, transfer to Hotel for check in.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Day 10: Yangon – Saigon – Australia

After your breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon international airport for your departure, flight to Saigon and connect your flight home.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner-in-flight

Accommodation: N/A

Day 11: Home Arrival

Today you will arrive home. Thank you for travelling with us!

Meal: Breakfast-in-flight

Accommodation: N/A

Inclusions

  • Accommodation with double/twin sharing room
  • Breakfast and meals as in the itinerary
  • Transportation with air-conditioning.
  • International flight from Melbourne/Sydney for round trip by Vietnam Airlines
  • 03 domestic flights with airport tax: Yangon – Mandalay Bagan – Heho Heho -Yangon
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as in the itinerary
  • Boat in Mingun and Inle Lake
  • Vietnam Visa Approval Letter

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Reviews

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Michael Pentinga

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Martin Ken

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