Cultural Tour of Myanmar

10 days 9 nights
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A cultural tour will bring tourists a chance to see for their own eyes the most beautiful sights in...

Day 01.Arrival Yangon (TBA) & sightseeing in Yangon

Day 02.Yangon –Mandalay by flight & Amarapura-Ava-Sagaing

Day 03.Mingun-Mandalay by boat and Mandalay sightseeing

Day 04.Mandalay –Monywan

Day 05.Monywa- Pokakku -Bagan

Day 06.Bagan sightseeing

Day 07.Bagan-Heho by flight & Heho-Pindaya –Nyaung Shwe

Day 08.Inle Lake – Indein by boat

Day 09.Heho-Yangon by flight

Day 10.Departure Yangon (TBA)

PROGRAM DETAIL

Day 1: ARRIVAL YANGON (-/-/-)

  • Arrive at Yangon International Airport (TBA). Upon arrival, You will meet with our guide and transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing tour starts to CHAUK HTAT GYI, a huge reclining Buddha image and continue to KARAWEIK HALL, a Royal floating Barge on the lake. Sightseeing tour includes the gilded SULE Pagoda and City Hall. Continue to BOTATAUNG PAGODA beside the river and to Yangon Oldest Chinese temple. Extended visit made to SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments. Return to your hotel. (Lunch and dinner will be to you own account.)
  • Overnight stay at Grand United Hotel Alone *** (Deluxe room), in Yangon. Or similar

 

Day 2: YANGON-MANDALAY by flight & AMARAPURA-AVA-SAGAING (B/-/-)

  • Arrive at Yangon International Airport (TBA). Upon arrival, You will meet with our guide and transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing tour starts to CHAUK HTAT GYI, a huge reclining Buddha image and continue to KARAWEIK HALL, a Royal floating Barge on the lake. Sightseeing tour includes the gilded SULE Pagoda and City Hall. Continue to BOTATAUNG PAGODA beside the river and to Yangon Oldest Chinese temple. Extended visit made to SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments. Return to your hotel. (Lunch and dinner will be to you own account.)
  • In the afternoon proceed to SAGAING HILLS and PAGODAS. Return to your Hotel.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Shwe Ingyinn Hotel*** (Superior room) in Mandalay. Or similar.

 

Day 3: MANDALAY-MINGUN by boat & MANDALAY SIGHTSEEING (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Jetty and excursion to MINGUN, a very pleasant boat trip, about 11 km (1 hour) upriver from Mandalay, with plenty to see along the Ayarwaddy River. Sightseeing for PHAHTODAWGYI PAGODA; a huge unfinished pagoda, the enormous Mingun bell (90 tons); one of the largest in the world and MYATHEINDAN or SINBYUME PAGODA (Settawaya). And back to Mandalay.
  • In the afternoon, visit MYANANSANKYAW PALACE, MAHAMUNI PAGODA and SHWE NAN DAW KYAUNG (or Golden Palace Monastery), KUTHODAW PAGODAS with 729 stone tablets (known as World’s Biggest Book). Drive up to MANDALAY HILL for panoramic sunset view of Mandalay City.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Shwe Ingyinn Hotel*** (Superior room) in Mandalay. Or similar.

 

Day 4: MANDALAY- MONYWA by car (B/-/-)

  • Early Breakfast at hotel, drive to Monywa (approx: 4 hrs). On arrive at Monywa, transfer to your hotel. In the evening, visit to Thanboddhie Pagodas, Bodi Hta Taung Pagoda.
  • Car and guide are entire disposal for the whole day to visit other places in Monywa.
  • Drive back to your hotel. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Chin dwin*** (Superior room), in Monywa. Or Similar.

Day 5: MONYWA-POKAKKU - BAGAN (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, drive to Chindwin River cross by new bridge. Proceed to visit a sandstone cave system in the Po Win Hills, full of Buddhist statues wood carvings and murals dating to the 17th centuries. Nearby, visit Shwe Ba Hill, the surrounding sandstones and filled with Bubddha images. And drive PAKOKKU (3 hours drive). And proceed to Bagan. On arrival at Bagan, transfer to your Hotel. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan *** (Superior room) in Bagan. Or Similar.

 

Day 6: BAGAN (B/-/-)

  • Breakfast at Hotel, sightseeing will start with a Nyaung Oo local market, SHWEZIGON PAGODA, a prototype of real Myanmar stupa, built in 1087. Wetgyiin GU BYAUK GYI for its famous Jataka mural painting and HTILOMINLO TEMPLE for its plaster carvings and famous ANADA TEMPLE, with its four huge standing-Buddha images.
  • In the afternoon, sightseeing continues with visits to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in mon style in 1059,NANBAYA TEMPLE, DHAMMAYANGYI TEMPLE which is the most massive structure and SULAMANI TEMPLE is a large with multi storey structure. Enjoy your sunset from the terraces of SHWE SANDAW PAGODA. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan *** (Superior room), in Bagan. Or Similar.

 

Day 7: ПОЛЕТ BAGAN – HEHO & PINDAYA - NYAUNG SHWE (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport for domestic flight to HEHO (approxi; 09:05-10:30), in Shan State. Upon arrival in Heho, drive to Pindaya (2hr drive) and visit PINDAYA SHWE U MIN CAVES, unique for the thousands of Buddha images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries. And then visit Pone-ta-Lote Lake in downtown area of Pindaya. Drive back to Nyaung Shwe (2hours drive) and on the way, visit to Shwe Yan Pyae Monastery and transfer to your hotel.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Royal Inle Hotel*** (Superior room) in Nyaung Shwe near Inle lake. Or Similar.

 

Day 8: INLE LAKE & INDAIN SIGHTSEEING (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, morning Proceed by road to INLE LAKE and board your own local boat. Visit the famous PHAUNG DAW OO PAGODA and INPAWKON VILLAGE for its traditional silk weaving, visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery; one of the oldest monasteries on the lake and where inside its large wooden meditation hall and are over 200 year old ancient Buddha statues.
  • After disembarking it is a 15 minute walk through Indaing village to reach the 14-18th century pagoda ruins of Nyaung Ohak; many pagodas here remain charmingly unrenovated with plants and even small trees growing out of them making it very atmospheric. A covered walkway, popular with souvenir stalls leads up to Shwe Inn Thein pagoda. Returning to the river jetty we take our long-tailed boat back along the canal to the Lake. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Royal Inle Hotel*** (Superior room) in Nyaung Shwe near Inle lake. Or Similar.

 

Day 09: HEHO –YANGON (B/-/-)

  • Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Nyaung Shwe by boat and continuous by car to Heho airport for domestic flight to YANGON (Approx: 09:15-10:25). The sightseeing tour starts to to KYAUK TAW GYI PAGODA and WHITE ELEPHANT CAMP. Proceed KABA AYE (WORLD PEACE) PAGODA. Visit to Gems and jewellery shops. And visit at bank of the Inya Lake for a photo stop. In the evening, walking through the china town area. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Grand United Hotel Alone*** (Deluxe room), in Yangon. Or Similar

 

Day 10: YANGON (DEPARTURE) (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast, leave your hotel and transfer to Yangon international airport for your departure flight (TBA).
PRICE TOURS:
Valid in 01 May 2017- 30 September 2017
Group/ Pax 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-14 pax Single Suplement
Цена 2365$ 1402$ 1188$ 962$ 880$ 181$
Valid in 01 Oct 2017- 31 March 2018
Группа /чел 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-14 pax Single Suplement
Option 3* 2455$ 1490$ 1280$ 1020$ 965$ 235$
Option 4* 2500$ 1660$ 1755$ 1236$ 1152$ 462$
Hotels
City Hotel’s name Type of room
Yagon
Grand United Hotel Alone (***)
Jasmine Palace Hotel (****)
Grand United Hotel Alone (***)
Jasmine Palace Hotel (****)
Bagan
Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan (***)
Myanmar Treasure Resort ****
(Superior room), or similar.
Superior room), or similar.
Mandalay
Shwe Ingyinn Hotel (***)
Hotel Hazel (****)
(Superior room), or similar.
(Superior room or similar.
Inle lake
Royal Inle Hotel (***)
Amata Garden Resort (****)
Superior room) in Nyaung Shwe. Or similar
(Deluxe room) or similar
Monywa:
Hotel Chindwin ***
Win Unity Hotel ***
Superior bungalow) or similar
Superior bungalow) or similar
Remark: Please note: All domestic Air Flight time are subject to change without any prior notice.
Services Included:
  • Hotels: Accommodation in shared twin room with daily breakfast.
  • All domestic airfares (Yangon-Mandalay// Bagan –Heho/ Heho-Yangon)
  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car /Bus
  • Meals as mentioned in the programme B= breakfast only
  • Monywa -Pokakku –Bagan by private car
  • Mingun Boat fee in Mandalay
  • Boat rental on Inle Lake
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • Transfers and tours with English speaking through-out guides
Services Excluded:
  • Lunch and dinner for the whole trip
  • Myanmar visa fee and please apply here (evisa.moip.gov.mm)
  • Surcharges for Russian language throughout guides (Separately mentioned as supplement)
  • International flight tickets to/from Myanmar
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
Payment for FIT:
30 days prior to arrival, 100% full Tour Price.
Deposit Payment for Group (10 Pax and more):
Upon confirmation of reservation, 50% deposit of total Package Tour Price.
Final payment to be made on 30 days prior to arrival date.
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation must be effective on the day the written notice is received.
35 days prior to arrival Nil
34 to 30 days prior to arrival 30% of full tour cost.
29 to 20 days prior to arrival 50% of full tour cost.
19 to 10 days prior to arrival 75% of full tour cost.
Within 9 days prior to arrival 100% of full tour cost.
Important Note:
Our quotation is based on hotels and room categories as mentioned in the program. When we faces a shortage of hotel rooms, price can change in case we are unable to confirm hotel or categories as mentioned – we will update the quotation (higher price or lower price) once we have the confirmed status for your booking.
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Updated 04 July 2017

Day 1: ARRIVAL YANGON (-/-/-)

  • Arrive at Yangon International Airport (TBA). Upon arrival, You will meet with our guide and transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing tour starts to CHAUK HTAT GYI, a huge reclining Buddha image and continue to KARAWEIK HALL, a Royal floating Barge on the lake. Sightseeing tour includes the gilded SULE Pagoda and City Hall. Continue to BOTATAUNG PAGODA beside the river and to Yangon Oldest Chinese temple. Extended visit made to SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments. Return to your hotel. (Lunch and dinner will be to you own account.)
  • Overnight stay at Grand United Hotel Alone *** (Deluxe room), in Yangon. Or similar

 

Day 2: YANGON-MANDALAY by flight & AMARAPURA-AVA-SAGAING (B/-/-)

  • Arrive at Yangon International Airport (TBA). Upon arrival, You will meet with our guide and transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing tour starts to CHAUK HTAT GYI, a huge reclining Buddha image and continue to KARAWEIK HALL, a Royal floating Barge on the lake. Sightseeing tour includes the gilded SULE Pagoda and City Hall. Continue to BOTATAUNG PAGODA beside the river and to Yangon Oldest Chinese temple. Extended visit made to SHWEDAGON PAGODA, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments. Return to your hotel. (Lunch and dinner will be to you own account.)
  • In the afternoon proceed to SAGAING HILLS and PAGODAS. Return to your Hotel.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Shwe Ingyinn Hotel*** (Superior room) in Mandalay. Or similar.

 

Day 3: MANDALAY-MINGUN by boat & MANDALAY SIGHTSEEING (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Jetty and excursion to MINGUN, a very pleasant boat trip, about 11 km (1 hour) upriver from Mandalay, with plenty to see along the Ayarwaddy River. Sightseeing for PHAHTODAWGYI PAGODA; a huge unfinished pagoda, the enormous Mingun bell (90 tons); one of the largest in the world and MYATHEINDAN or SINBYUME PAGODA (Settawaya). And back to Mandalay.
  • In the afternoon, visit MYANANSANKYAW PALACE, MAHAMUNI PAGODA and SHWE NAN DAW KYAUNG (or Golden Palace Monastery), KUTHODAW PAGODAS with 729 stone tablets (known as World’s Biggest Book). Drive up to MANDALAY HILL for panoramic sunset view of Mandalay City.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Shwe Ingyinn Hotel*** (Superior room) in Mandalay. Or similar.

 

Day 4: MANDALAY- MONYWA by car (B/-/-)

  • Early Breakfast at hotel, drive to Monywa (approx: 4 hrs). On arrive at Monywa, transfer to your hotel. In the evening, visit to Thanboddhie Pagodas, Bodi Hta Taung Pagoda.
  • Car and guide are entire disposal for the whole day to visit other places in Monywa.
  • Drive back to your hotel. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Chin dwin*** (Superior room), in Monywa. Or Similar.

Day 5: MONYWA-POKAKKU - BAGAN (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, drive to Chindwin River cross by new bridge. Proceed to visit a sandstone cave system in the Po Win Hills, full of Buddhist statues wood carvings and murals dating to the 17th centuries. Nearby, visit Shwe Ba Hill, the surrounding sandstones and filled with Bubddha images. And drive PAKOKKU (3 hours drive). And proceed to Bagan. On arrival at Bagan, transfer to your Hotel. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan *** (Superior room) in Bagan. Or Similar.

 

Day 6: BAGAN (B/-/-)

  • Breakfast at Hotel, sightseeing will start with a Nyaung Oo local market, SHWEZIGON PAGODA, a prototype of real Myanmar stupa, built in 1087. Wetgyiin GU BYAUK GYI for its famous Jataka mural painting and HTILOMINLO TEMPLE for its plaster carvings and famous ANADA TEMPLE, with its four huge standing-Buddha images.
  • In the afternoon, sightseeing continues with visits to MANUHA TEMPLE, built in mon style in 1059,NANBAYA TEMPLE, DHAMMAYANGYI TEMPLE which is the most massive structure and SULAMANI TEMPLE is a large with multi storey structure. Enjoy your sunset from the terraces of SHWE SANDAW PAGODA. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan *** (Superior room), in Bagan. Or Similar.

 

Day 7: ПОЛЕТ BAGAN – HEHO & PINDAYA - NYAUNG SHWE (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Nyaung Oo airport for domestic flight to HEHO (approxi; 09:05-10:30), in Shan State. Upon arrival in Heho, drive to Pindaya (2hr drive) and visit PINDAYA SHWE U MIN CAVES, unique for the thousands of Buddha images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries. And then visit Pone-ta-Lote Lake in downtown area of Pindaya. Drive back to Nyaung Shwe (2hours drive) and on the way, visit to Shwe Yan Pyae Monastery and transfer to your hotel.
  • Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Royal Inle Hotel*** (Superior room) in Nyaung Shwe near Inle lake. Or Similar.

 

Day 8: INLE LAKE & INDAIN SIGHTSEEING (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast at Hotel, morning Proceed by road to INLE LAKE and board your own local boat. Visit the famous PHAUNG DAW OO PAGODA and INPAWKON VILLAGE for its traditional silk weaving, visit Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery; one of the oldest monasteries on the lake and where inside its large wooden meditation hall and are over 200 year old ancient Buddha statues.
  • After disembarking it is a 15 minute walk through Indaing village to reach the 14-18th century pagoda ruins of Nyaung Ohak; many pagodas here remain charmingly unrenovated with plants and even small trees growing out of them making it very atmospheric. A covered walkway, popular with souvenir stalls leads up to Shwe Inn Thein pagoda. Returning to the river jetty we take our long-tailed boat back along the canal to the Lake. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Royal Inle Hotel*** (Superior room) in Nyaung Shwe near Inle lake. Or Similar.

 

Day 09: HEHO –YANGON (B/-/-)

  • Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Nyaung Shwe by boat and continuous by car to Heho airport for domestic flight to YANGON (Approx: 09:15-10:25). The sightseeing tour starts to to KYAUK TAW GYI PAGODA and WHITE ELEPHANT CAMP. Proceed KABA AYE (WORLD PEACE) PAGODA. Visit to Gems and jewellery shops. And visit at bank of the Inya Lake for a photo stop. In the evening, walking through the china town area. Lunch and dinner will be to your own account.
  • Overnight stay at Grand United Hotel Alone*** (Deluxe room), in Yangon. Or Similar

 

Day 10: YANGON (DEPARTURE) (B/-/-)

  • After breakfast, leave your hotel and transfer to Yangon international airport for your departure flight (TBA).
PRICE TOURS:
Valid in 01 May 2017- 30 September 2017
Group/ Pax 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-14 pax Single Suplement
Цена 2365$ 1402$ 1188$ 962$ 880$ 181$
Valid in 01 Oct 2017- 31 March 2018
Группа /чел 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-14 pax Single Suplement
Option 3* 2455$ 1490$ 1280$ 1020$ 965$ 235$
Option 4* 2500$ 1660$ 1755$ 1236$ 1152$ 462$