(B: BREAKFAST, L: LUNCH, D: DINNER)
|Day 1||Yangon Arrival||Best Western China Town||D|
|Day 2||Yangon||Best Western China Town||B, L|
|Day 3||Yangon – Heho – Kalaw||Amara Mountain Resort||B, L|
|Day 4||Kalaw||Amara Mountain Resort||B, L|
|Day 5||Kalaw – Inle Lake||Mount Inle (Nyaungshwe)||B, L|
|Day 6||Inle Lake||Mount Inle (Nyaungshwe)||B, L|
|Day 7||Inle Lake – Heho – Bagan||Bagan Umbra Hotel||B, L|
|Day 8||Bagan – Popa||Bagan Umbra Hotel||B, L|
|Day 9||Bagan – Yangon||Best Western China Town||B, L, D|
|Day 10||Yangon Departure||N/A||B|
Fixed Departure dates:
2019 11th Nov
2020 3rd Feb 18th May
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a walking tour of the city taking in many of the most important sites along the way including Sule Paya, City Hall and Bank Street. We finish up at the most spectacular of all, the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset. Freshen up before a sumptuous welcome dinner.
Today we hop on our bikes and explore the Ayerwaddy delta. We pass through Dala Township and along quiet rural roads, stopping at pagodas and pottery villages along the way. We cycle back along the Twantay Canal and board a local boat back to Yangon. Rest of the day is yours at leisure.
Cycling distance: 70 km
This morning, take an early flight to Heho. After a short transfer we will be back on the bikes along back roads to the old British Hill Station of Kalaw, passing villages along the way. The climate is cooler here in the mountains. Spend the balance of the day relaxing at the resort.
Cycling distance: 30 km
Today we visit the Green Hill Valley Elephant Sanctuary where the elephants are properly cared for. Today you will trek with these beautiful animals and learn how to look after them. You will have change to bathe them in the river deep in the jungle. After lunch walk out of the jungle and back to your resort. Option to visit the Pinmagon monastery in the afternoon.
This morning we transfer out of Kalaw towards Inle lake. We begin riding in the mountains with some breathtaking views along the way, especially seeing Inle Lake in the valley ahead of you. We descend down to Indein where a long tail boat is waiting to transfer you to your hotel for the evening.
Cycling distance: 50 km
A full day of activities is in store for you today. We begin cycling through the countryside seeing local life along the way and interacting with villagers. We then hop on a local boat to our lunch spot, from there is a short boat ride to the start of your kayaking adventure on Inle Lake. At the end of your trip transfer back to your hotel.
After check-in, start your full day Bagan sightseeing by way of a horse & cart in the morning and an e-bike in the afternoon. The ancient city of Bagan, formerly known as Pagan, was the capital of several ancient Burmese Kingdoms. Approximately 2,200 of the originally 4,400 temples remain standing in Bagan. To round off this fascinating day, we go on a private sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River, where you can enjoy the sunset with a cocktail.
Today we are back on our bikes, venturing off road onto sandy trails that will take us deep into the Bagan countryside. We then transfer to Mount Popa for a lunch with a view. This afternoon we have an exhilarating downhill ride to the foot of Mount Popa before returning to Bagan.
Following an early morning flight to Yangon, we go straight to the railway station for an adventure on the Yangon circle line, it’s a fascinating trip into the outlying districts of Yangon on a local train. Later, we visit the famous Bogyoke Market and the Indian Quarter for a different view of the city. Finally we visit the National Museum before a farewell dinner at a great Restaurant.
After breakfast, free time before transferring with your guide to the airport for your departure flight.