EPT08
Myanmar Voyage
(14 Days)


Yangon – Mandalay – Mingun – Sagaing – River Village – Bagan – Pindaya – Inle Lake – Ngapali


Day 01 Yangon
Upon your arrival at Yangon Airport, your local guide will meet you and then escort you to your hotel. On the way to hotel, visit Mindama Hill where the world biggest white marble Buddha Image is situated and also to see the white elephants. After hotel check-in, we leave the rest of the day to you to relax. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 02 Yangon
After breakfast, your Journey begins with a morning tour through Yangon's colonial-style city center, Yangon's famous Mahabandoola Park, Town Hall. Visit Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2,000 years ago. Lunch will be served at one of the famous restaurant. After lunch visit the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi, and after a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall, a 'hamsa-bird-shaped' floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, then continue to see the Great Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 03 Yangon – Mandalay
Morning transfer to Yangon Airport for flight to Mandalay. Visit to Mahamuni, live like Buddha image, and then drive to Amarapura. Visit Mahagandayon Monastery where over a thousand of monks who take their last meal of the day in total silence; Gold leaf making workshop; Tapestry workshop; Marble sculptures. Afternoon visit to the Central Grand Palace; Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha's Doctrine; Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carving and Atumashi (incomparable) Monastery; Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, a huge image curved out of a single block of marble. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city on Mandalay Hill. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 04 Mandalay - Mingun
The embarkation time is at 12 noon at Gawein jetty. Welcome Cocktail in the Saloon. Cast off time is at 12:30 hrs. Lunch will be served at 13.00. The sailing time is about 2 hrs. Our English speaking manager (or your private guide) will assist the guests during the visit of the Mingun Pagoda Complex.
Moor Overnight at a sandbank mid-stream. After dinner guests can enjoy a Dance and Drama performance by the Mandalay Arts School on the sundeck (if available).
Day 05 Mingun – Sagaing – River Village
Early in the morning cruise downstream. During the 2 hours journey the passengers can admire the natural beauty of the river and the life of its banks while relaxing on the sundeck or just sitting outside their own cabin. Enjoy the sunrise over Sagaing Hill.
After breakfast passengers can go ashore to visit Sagaing with the assistance of our Ship Manager or their own guide.
The cast off time is at 10.30 hrs. Lunch will be served at 13.00. In the late afternoon we stop at Yandabo, a village specialize in Pot-Making, where the peace treaty of the First Anglo-Burmese War was signed on Feb. 24, 1826. Cruise all day and moor overnight near a river village.
Moor overnight near the village of Shwe Nann Tint.
Day 06 River Village - Bagan / Nyuang Oo
Early in the morning we proceed Downstream to Bagan. After breakfast (if time permits) we visit another typical river village.
Enjoy the sunrise near Bagan. Passengers will disembark at Aye Yar jetty around 9:30 hrs.
Arrive at Bagan and Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; Ananda temple, an architectural masterpiece resembling a Greek Cross; Sulamani temple, the paintings inside believed to be the original and oldest remained in Bagan; Dhamayangyi, a massive temple with a finest brickwork and lacquer ware workshop. To see Manuha Pagoda, Mya Zaydi, Gupyaukgyi Pagoda, late evening enjoy the sunset on top of the Shwesandaw pagoda. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 07 Bagan / Nyuang Oo
After breakfast, you can take balloon ride or go Phwar Saw village where you can learn the natural Bagan city rampart. And then, go Phayarthonesu which is very small but there are mutual paintings to learn the three dynasties. After that you can study the pagoda which is built by Tayokepyay king and then visit view tower that you can see the whole Bagan place. Have lunch and after lunch, visit Nghatpyit taung in Nyaung U. There are cave existed for 900 years. Then proceed to Lawkananda tooth relic pagoda and then go to lacquer ware business. After that go back to hotel and overnight in Bagan.
Day 08 Bagan / Nyaung Oo – Pindaya – Inle Lake
After breakfast, Breakfast at the hotel. Morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Heho. Arrival at Heho airport and drive to Pindaya, which is located 40 km north of AUNGBAN and noted for its extensive limestone caves and picturesque lake. We will be passing through the pa o and Danu villages of Pwai Hla endless fields of dry cultivated mountain rice and potato. Pindaya cave thousands of Buddha image placed there by pilgrimages over many centuries and paper making and umbrella making home cottage workshops. Lunch will be served here at local restaurant. In Pindaya, sightseeing, shopping and you will see the Shan people who own fair and soft skin.
After that, proceed to Nyaung Shwe by car. At Nyaung Shwe, short sightseeing in downtown area. Then proceed to hotel in lake Inle by private boat. Overnight in Inle.
Day 09 Inle Lake
After breakfast, full day sightseeing by charter boat on Inle lake to one village which turn for 5 day rotation market, floating village of Heya Ywama and weaving, which the highlights are the unique and famous leg– rowering, typical floating hundred colorful market; floating garden and fishing method; visits to Phaung–daw-Oo pagoda; Ngaphekyaung old temple. Lunch will be served at the floating restaurant. After lunch continue visit to Inpawkhon village, Padaung tribes (long neck women) silk weaving village. Return hotel and overnight in Inle.
Day 10 Inle Lake
You have the full day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake.
Day 11 Inle Lake – Heho – Thandwe/Ngapali Beach
After breakfast, transfer to Heho, where you will take your morning flight to Thandwe. Upon your arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. We leave the rest of the day to you to relax on the sandy beach. Overnight in Ngapali.
Day 12 Ngapali Beach
Free time on the beach. Overnight in Ngapali.
Day 13 Thandwe/Ngapali – Yangon
Free at leisure until transfer you to the airport for your flight to Yangon. Upon your arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 14 Yangon
After breakfast, we will escort you to the airport for your flight to home or other destination.
It’s time to say goodbye, we thank you for travelling with us and warmly welcome you to come again.