When you have only short time for your holiday, we recommend you A Glimpse of Myanmar 6 days tour. Even it is glimpse tour, it still bring you a view through its history, beauty, culture and local life in Myanmar.
Soaking up the hustle and bustle on colonial street of Yangon
Experiencing the circle train to see a local life of Yangon
Feeling the fresh and peaceful life on boat trip to Inle lake
Cycling through thousand ancient temples in Bagan
Learning to cook the traditional Burmese food with friendly local family
- Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
- Other meals listed in the itinerary
- Expert English-speaking local guide
- Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Boat cruises and rides while on tour
Domestic flight tickets
- Service charges and government VAT tax
ITINERARY BY DAY
Day 1: Yangon arrival – sightseeing
Upon arrival, being picked up at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Refreshing at a moment, start to explore downtown Yangon with a walking tour through the colonial quarter. Later in the afternoon visit Scott Market, known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewelry shops, art galleries, and clothing stores. Then, stop at Kandawgyi Lake which is also called Royal Lake. This artificial lake, built by the British as a reservoir, is most attractive at sunset, when the glittering Shwedagon Paya is reflected in its calm waters. End of the day, visit Shwedagon Pagoda – the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa.
Day 2: Yangon circle train – fly to Heho – Inle lake
After breakfast, our tourl guide will pick you up and head to the lively railway station for a true Burmese experience. Locate the correct train and set off, gazing out of the window as you pass the changing scenery and communities. When you arrive at the Insein township, disembark and make your way to the popular fresh market. Take advantage of the opportunity to try an exotic fruit, a savory snack, or pick up a colorful souvenir from one of the numerous vendors lining the streets. After exploring the area, we will drive back to downtown Yangon for lunch and transfer to the airport for flight to Heho. Upon arrival Heho, travel about an hour through picture-postcard scenery to reach Inle Lake.
Day 3: Five day Market – Inle lake boat tour
This morning, we will visit the “Five day market” where is good opportunity to meet many different local tribes. Then, sailing on the lake to discover the fascinating habits of local residents. Visit the small village of Indein, with pagodas dating back to the sixteenth century, and the village in which he lives Htanpai ethnicity Pao. Lunch. Continue to the monastery of Ywamagyi and the fishing village of Kyaesarkone, then continue to the pagoda and monastery Phaungdaw Nga Phe kyaung the “jumping cat monastery.”
Day 4: Inle lake – Heho – fly to Bagan
Breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Bagan. On arrival, being picked up and transfer to the hotel and rest of the day dedicated to the visit of Bagan: Tayoke Pyay for a first overview over the plain of Bagan. Continue to the Pagoda Shwezigon and the magnificent golden stupa, followed by Wetkyi-In Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple with murals and elegant Htilominlo Temple, known for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. Have lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Ananda temple with its superb, next to which is a very old and unusual Buddhist monastery: Ananda Khyaung, one of the few surviving brick monasteries. Sunset on the site of one of the upper terraces.
Day 5: Bagan cooking class – River Trip
After breakfast, being transfer to a local village. Upon arrival, you are welcomed with green tea. Your chef will show our kitchen and explain what we will buy at the Market for today. After that , we will go to the “ Nyaung U market “ together and buy vegetables and fish or meat . Back to kitchen, our chef will show how we cook our foods. The foods of our cooking class is really typical Burmese style and amazing taste. After all foods are cooked, you will enjoy the foods.
In the afternoon, transfer to the Bagan boat jetty. Board a private river boat and set off upriver toward Kyauk Gu U Min. Throughout your Irrawaddy river cruise you will be treated to fabulous scenes of life on the water: fishermen, local ferry boats, riverside villages and views of the Bagan temples. After your exploration of Kyauk Gu U Min, you’ll return to the boat for a relaxing and enjoy sunset when back to Bagan.
Day 6: Bagan – flight Yangon- departure
After breakfast, take the flight to Yangon for your departure flight.