General

For those short on time, enjoy a scenic and fascinating experience on this seven-day tour capturing the main destinations and highlights of Myanmar.

Destination Myanmar
City Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon
Departure Location Mandalay Hotel
Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights

Tour Schedule

Guaranteed Departure applies as soon as 2 people are booked on this tour.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Mandalay

Arrive in Mandalay and begin sightseeing of the city. Visit Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery and Kuthodaw Pagoda, nicknamed ‘the world’s largest book’.

Day 2: Mandalay – Bagan (B)

This morning, visit the former ancient capitals of Sagaing and Amarapura, where you will also visit U-Bein Bridge, one of the most photographed spots in Myanmar. Later, transfer to Mandalay Airport for a flight to Bagan.

Day 3: Bagan (B)

Today’s highlights include Bagan’s unique pagodas and temples, the colourful Bagan market, a lacquer ware factory and sunset in the vicinity of Bagan’s ancient monuments.

Day 4: Bagan - Inle Lake (B)

Transfer to Bagan Airport for a flight to Heho, followed by a drive to Inle Lake. Later, enjoy a boat trip across the lake to Indein. Many pagodas here remain charmingly unrenovated, with plants and even small trees growing out of them, making the area very atmospheric.

Day 5: Inle Lake (B)

Explore a five day rotating market (if your visit coincides with the schedule) which offers an insight into the life of the ethnic communities. You will also enjoy a full day boat trip on Inle Lake, passing via floating villages and Intha fishermen – a photographer’s dream.

Day 6: Inle Lake – Yangon (B)

Transfer to Heho Airport for a flight to Yangon where you will visit Botathaung Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Market and Shwedagon Pagoda.

Day 7: Yangon (B)

Today, transfer to Yangon Airport where tour arrangements end.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.

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