Burma in Brief is designed for travelers who want to get the experience of the highlights of Burma within a week. Although, this is a short trip, it still brings all the good views of Burma from the 4 famous destinations: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake.
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Tour length: 7 days / 6 nights
Tour type: Luxury tour
Cities: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake
Price: Please contact us
Day 1 Arrive Yangon
Upon Arrival, our burmatourist.com’s guide and driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in the city center. Check in hotel and then enjoy your very first visit to the most outstanding monument in Yangon to discover the symbol of Burma: Shwedagon Pagoda. This is a prominent historical site where you can enjoy panoramic view of the city and experience the local religion.
Enjoy your welcome dinner with cultural show at the Karaweik Palace restaurant.
Cultural show in Karaweik Palace, Yangon, Burma
Day 2 Yangon – Bagan by a short flight
Take a private transfer from hotel to airport for a morning flight to Bagan, the sacred land of Buddhism.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel. Check in and prepare for a full day tour to the amazing temples and pagoda.
Bagan is located on the southern part of Irrawaddy river bank, Bagan occupy 16km2 with more than 2500 pagodas and ruins. The architecture and religious art vary from one to another, featuring the uniqueness of Myanmar with amazing beauty.
This day, we will venture into the heritages of Shwezigon, Gawdamgyi, Htilomino pagodas…
The highlight of today is hunting the sunset from the second highest temple the Shwenandaw.
Day 3 Bagan
Keep going on spending your full day exploring the remainder of Bagan by some ox carts to the sites: Arts and Crafts Markets – where to enjoy Myanmar Culture Arts and Craftsmanship, Nandaminnya Pagoda, Minnanthu Monastery, Dhamayangyi Pagoda, Sulamuni Pogoda, Myin Ka Bar Village – where to observe the Lacquer Ware and Puppet Tapestry, Manuha Phaya temple – which was built by King Manuha – and other some famous temples. Enjoy a short cruise on the Irrawaddy river for the sunset.
Sunset on Irrawaddy Giant River, Bagan, Burma
Day 4 Bagan – Mandalay by a short flight
Breakfast a the hotel then we will take a short flight to the last capital of Myanmar, Mandalay City.
Our very first discovery of Mandalay starts from Amarapura, known as the former kingdom of Inwa. It is time to watch streams of monks queing for lunch and studying. Our visit will be followed with a stroll over Ubein Bridge, the longest teakwood bridge in Myanmar. Enjoy a manual boat ride on Maha Ganayon Kyaung lake.
fter lunch, we will discover the royal Mandalay vestiges and relics including imperial Palace, Golden Palace Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda also known as the world biggest book.
Climb up to the Mandalaya hill to enjoy the highlight of this day: it is the panoramic sunset from this hill then back to your hotel for your relaxation.
Kuthodaw Pagoda- the world biggest book, Mandalay, Burma
Day 5 Mandalay – Fly to Inle Lake – take a tour
Transfer to airport to take a flight to Heho, along the way from airport, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Nyang Shwe town from where you will embark on a beautiful boat trip to explore the life of Intha people whose image exposes vividly through one leg rower. Spend our time to know about local traditional work such as making boat, black smith, silk weaving and enjoy the uniqueness of Jumping Cat pagoda. Back to your resort in the late afternoon.
Inle Lake , Burma
Day 6 Inle Lake Boat trip and trekking tour
From your resort, we will visit one of the most unique market on Inle lake by boat which happens 5 days in different villages in Inlayarea : the Indein market. This is a really good time to behold the scene of Pa-O, Padang tribes in their traditional dresses.
Our guide will offer you some visit to local habitat of Pa-O people in Indein.
Come back to your resort for an awesome sunset time.
Indein Village, Inle Lake, Burma
Day 7 Inle Lake – Fly to Yangon – Departure
Free and easy in the morning in the middle of the lake. boat trip back to the town and transfer to airport for the flight to Yangon in the afternoon. There you can take a flight for your next destinations.
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