The Wonderful Myanmar In 5 Days - Yangon
OverviewThe 5-days Myanmar tour by a sustainable tour operator will take travellers to Mandalay and surrounding ancient cities, Inle Lake and Yangon. Travellers will visit Mandalay, hub of Myanmar traditional culture as well as Innwa and Amarapura, sites of ancient Myanmar kingdoms around Mandalay. Travellers will also visit Inle Lake, the famous abode of one-leg rowers in Shan State and Yangon, the bustling commercial capital of the country. This program is suitable for the fast paced travellers who wish to explore must-see culture and nature of Myanmar in a short period time. The program include domestic flights in between cities and boat trip in the Inle Lake. Suggested point of entry and exit for the tour is Yangon.
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Day 1: Yangon Arrival & sightseeing
On arrival to Yangon International Airport, you will be welcomed by a tourist guide. Visit to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, a 65m long reclining Buddha Image and 2500-years old Shwedagon Pagoda, the landmark of Yangon. Walk around city center of Yangon where Sule Pagoda, Mahabandoola Park, Independence Monument and the City Hall are located. Shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market is the famous bazaar with hundreds of shops selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothes and jewellery. If time permits, you will also visit Botahtaung Pagoda, where Buddha's tooth relic is enshrined, and Nanthida Jetty, to watch the busy lives across the Yangon River and beautiful sunset. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon Mandalay by Flight & Amarapura Mandalay sightseeing (B)
On arrival to Mandalay Airport, you will be welcomed by a tourist guide. Travel to Amarapura to visit Mahagandayon Monastery where over 1000 monks are studying and 1.2 km long U Bein Teak Bridge, known to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world. Visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the Worlds largest book with 729 inscriptions on marble stabs, which is listed on UNESCO's the Memory of the World Register. Continue to Mandalay Hill to see beautiful sunset. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 3: Mandalay & Innwa sightseeing (B)
After Breakfast at Hotel, visit to Maha Muni Pagoda, Mandalay Palace and Shwenandaw Monastery. Continue visit to Innwa (Ava) with its attractions: Ruins of Innwa Palace, Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Me Nu Oak Kyaung and Bagaya Kyaung. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 4: Mandalay to Heho by flight & Inle lake Sightseeing (B)
Transfer to Mandalay airport for flight to Heho. A tourist guide will welcome you at Heho Airport. Enroute to Inle Lake, visit Shwe Yan Pyay monastery in Nyaung Shwe. Excursion in Inle Lake by boat to workshops of silver smith, cheroot production, boat building carpentry and silk weaving. Visit the Inle Heritage to see the Burmese cats, and the Paungdaw Oo Pagoda, where five small Buddha images are all covered with gold leaf so thick that their original forms can no longer be seen. Inside the lake, you will see floating gardens and may see unique Intha one leg-rowers with fishing canoes. You will visit well known Nga Pe Chaung monastery. Overnight in Nyaung Shwe/Inle Lake.
Day 5: Heho Yangon by flight, Yangon sightseeing & Departure (B)
Transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon. Depending on your international departure flight time, you will visit Kyauk Taw Gyi sitting Buddha made of single marble stone, Royal White Elephant Park, and Kabar Aye Pagoda and Maha Pasana Cave where 6th Great Buddhist Synod was hosted. Transfer to Yangon international airport for departure.
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Inclusions for The Wonderful Myanmar In 5 Days
- Accommodation in twin sharing room with breakfast at 3* Hotel (B)
- All sightseeing by air-conditioned private car
- Domestic flights (Yangon Mandalay / Mandalay Heho / Heho - Yangon)
- Truck for Mandalay Hill (if needed)
- Boat fare in Innwa & Inle lake
- Horse cart in Innwa
- English speaking local guide on sightseeing days (no guide on transfers)
- Tourist zone fee
- Entrance fee
Exclusions for The Wonderful Myanmar In 5 Days
- International flights
- Visa fee
- Personal expense
- Mini bar & laundry service
- Tip for driver & guide
- Travel insurance
- Services not mentioned in the package
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A small amount of walking is involved.
Boyoke Aung San Market is closed on Monday and public holidays.
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
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