Active Cultural Immersion: 10 Days Myanmar Guided Tour

A diverse and immersive experience in Myanmar

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through Myanmar, exploring the best places to visit in this enchanting country. This cultural tour takes you on a captivating journey from the vibrant streets of Yangon to the ancient temples of Mandalay, Bagan and the serene waters of Inle Lake. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and heritage of Myanmar as you embark on guided tours that unveil the country’s hidden gems. Get ready for unforgettable experiences, including cycling tours through picturesque landscapes, where you’ll pedal past ancient temples and local villages. Discover the true essence of Myanmar as knowledgeable guides lead you through the mesmerizing historical sites and share fascinating insights into the local way of life. From the bustling city life to the tranquil beauty of Inle Lake, this guided tour will take you on a remarkable exploration of Myanmar’s cultural treasures. Get ready to create lifelong memories as you uncover the captivating charm of this extraordinary destination.

Bagan, Myanmar

Tour Details

Country

Myanmar

Price

Duration

10 Days

Difficulty

Easy

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the bustling streets of Yangon, the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Bagan by bike
  • Experience the tranquil beauty of Inle Lake, its floating gardens, and the unique Intha people.
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural gems of Mandalay
Market in Yangon
Day 1

Arrival In Yangon

Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Yangon.
Train in Yangon
Day 2

Yangon Live Like a Local

Immerse yourself in Yangon's local culture on a full-day adventure. Board the circle train, observing village life and markets. Explore downtown Chinatown, visit markets and a Chinese temple. Enjoy a local lunch and take a ferry to Dala. Explore Dala's neighborhoods by trishaw. Return by boat to Yangon.
Mingun Bell, Mandalay
Day 3

Yangon – Mandalay

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Mandalay. In the afternoon, embark on a boat ride from Mandalay Jetty to Mingun, home to the world's largest hanging bell weighing over 87 tons. Explore the unfinished Mingun Mantara Pagoda, built in the late 18th century, and admire the Hsinbyume Pagoda, an all-white structure inspired by Mount Meru. Enjoy the picturesque scenes of local river life as you return to Mandalay by boat and transfer.
Ancient Inwa, Myanmar
Day 4

Mandalay - visit the Ancient Capital - transfer to Bagan

Explore the former capitals of Amarapura and Ava (Inwa) on the outskirts of Mandalay. Start with a 20-minute drive from your hotel to Amarapura, the 18th-century capital, and visit the impressive Mahagandayon Monastery. Next, proceed to Ava, the former capital before Amarapura, where you'll take a horse carriage ride to see the wooden Bagaya Monastery and the remnants of the Royal Palace. Afterward, enjoy a scenic 4-hour transfer to Bagan, where you'll spend the night.
The plain of Bagan
Day 5

Biking around temples & Pagodas in Bagan

Embark on a thrilling biking tour of Bagan's temples and pagodas. Visit the impressive Dhammayangyi and Dhammayazika Pagodas, observe traditional weaving in Anauk Pwa Saw Village, and explore Minanthu Village's peanut oil production. Discover the beauty of Sulamani Temple and the grandeur of Ananda Temple. Enjoy a memorable sunset view before returning to your hotel. Experience the best of Bagan's cultural and cycling delights on this exciting tour.
Monk walking in Bagan
Day 6

Bagan – fly to Heho (Inle)

Take a flight from Bagan to Heho, the gateway to Inle Lake. Overnight in Inle. Note: Current flight schedule is available on Friday only
Inle Lake, Myanmar
Day 7

Inle Lake

Spend a full day exploring Inle Lake by boat. Visit the floating gardens, witness the unique leg-rowing fishermen, and enjoy the scenic surroundings. After lunch, visit the Inthein pagoda complex and its ancient ruins. Return to your hotel.
Wine Tasting, Inle
Day 8

Inle - Cycling Wine Tasting

Embark on a biking tour to Shan villages near Inle Lake. Cycle along the lake's perimeter road, visit Red Mountain Vineyard, explore Tha Le U South and North Villages, Ale Myaung Village, Nam Pan Village, and observe cheroot and blacksmith workshops. Return to your hotel.
Inle, Myanmar
Day 9

Inle – Yangon

Fly back to Yangon and spend the night in the city. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure, allowing you the freedom to explore Yangon on your own terms. Take this opportunity to immerse yourself in the city's vibrant culture and discover its hidden gems at your own pace.
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon
Day 10

Yangon Departure

Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for your onward departure flight.
N/A Breakfast

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Active Cultural Immersion: 10 Days Myanmar Guided Tour

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10 Days

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Refill drinking water during sightseeing tour.
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast
  • Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days

Excludes

  • International flights.
  • Visas where required.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

  • Varied Prices Based on Group Size
  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year, Tet and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
    Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • Singles Joining – If you are joining a trip as a solo traveler please add the single supplement to the trip price. If you are willing to share a room please let us know and we will do our best to find someone for you to share with, we will inform you before finalizing the final payment of the trip.
  • Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

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