General

Offering a culinary spin on this Myanmar tour, visit key cities whilst enjoying local flavours and tastes – a great tour for any foodie at heart.

Multi-day Tour A Taste of Myanmar
Destination Myanmar
City Yangon
Departure Location Yangon Hotel
Stops at Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake
Finishes at Yangon
Duration 11 Days / 10 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: Yangon

Arrive in Yangon and transfer to your hotel. Begin your culinary holiday with a trishaw tour of local tea shops and regional specialties.

Day 2: Yangon (B, L, D)
Board the local circular train to observe the life of Yangon suburbanites. Enjoy lunch at a hospitality school which helps under privileged youth. Visit key pagodas, followed by dinner – a variety of dishes from different regions.

Day 3: Yangon – Bagan (B, L)

Transfer to Yangon Airport for a flight to Bagan. Explore key temples and pagodas. For lunch, enjoy authentic cuisine in a traditional home at a local village.

Day 4: Bagan (B, L)

This morning, join a cooking class and savour your creations. This evening, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Ayeyarwady River with drinks and light snacks.

Day 5: Bagan – Mandalay (B, L)

Transfer to Bagan Airport for a flight to Mandalay. Enjoy a city tour, breaking for lunch at a popular tea house.

Day 6: Mandalay (B, L, D)

Journey to the ancient kingdoms of Myanmar near Mandalay – Ava, Sagaing and Amarapura.

Day 7: Mandalay – Inle Lake (B, L)

Transfer to Mandalay Airport for a flight to Heho and a drive to Nyaung Shwe town. Explore the bustling canal by trishaw. For lunch, enjoy Shan tapas then head to Red Mountain Estate vineyard.

Day 8: Inle Lake (B, L)

Shan cuisine is famous for its refined taste and the possibility to make amazing dishes with just a few ingredients – learn about this in a cooking class.

Day 9: Inle Lake (B, L)

Travel by boat across the lake to Indaing. For lunch, be welcomed by the home owners of a hidden Intha village house and experience traditional dining.

Day 10: Inle Lake – Yangon (B, L)

Transfer to Heho Airport for a flight to Yangon. Enjoy a half day tour which includes lunch, pampering and a spot of shopping.

Day 11: Yangon (B)

Today, transfer to Yangon Airport where tour arrangements end.

Terms & Conditions

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Inle Lake

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Yangon

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