Sulamani Temple

Golden Myanmar - 9 Days

Golden Myanmar Tour is a luxury vacation in Myanmar (Burma) for 9 days, 8 nights. The tour features the traditional culture of Myanmar with monuments dating back to thousands of years ago.

The tour brings our travelers back to the golden days of Myanmar in the past, so that you can foresee the coming golden days for Myanmar when the country has entered into a new chapter of history, the era of prosperity...

The tour pace is easy with relaxing culture touring, boat cruises and reasonable amount of leisure time to take in the best of each destination we travel through. At each city, we have 2 nights, so that you could take in more of the place and your tour is more of relaxation.

All accommodations are with luxury hotels and resorts, centrally located and full of local traditional atmosphere. At any time during your daily tour, you can break the itinerary and retire to the comfort of the luxury of your hotel.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1    Arrive at Yangon (D)
Day2    Yangon – Bagan/Tour of Bagan (B/L)
Day3    Bagan at leisure (B)
Day4    Bagan – Mandalay/Tour of Mandalay (B/L)
Day5    Mandalay Tour (B/L)
Day6    Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake (B/L)
Day7    Inle Lake (B/L)
Day8    Inle Lake – Yangon/Tour of Yangon (B/L)
Day9    Depart Yangon (B)

The tour price includes
English-speaking guide;
Transportation + airlines tickets within Myanmar: Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay - Heho as indicated on the tour program;
Private boat cruises at Mandalay and on Inle Lake as indicated on the tour program;
Accommodation on twin(double)-shared basis as indicated on the tour program;
Meals as indicated on the tour program: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner;
All admission fees during the guided times as indicated on the tour program;
 
The tour price doesn't include
Insurance of any types;
International airfares and airport taxes;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not clearly specified in the inclusions;


Detailed itinerary

Day1    Arrive at Yangon (D)
Arriving at Yangon Airport, our local team welcomes and escorts you to the capital city. You have time to get refreshed at the hotel, then our team takes you out for the welcome dinner at a fine-dining restaurant.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at Yangon.

Day2    Yangon – Bagan/Tour of Bagan (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transferred to the airport for the morning flight to Bagan. Arriving at Bagan, welcomed by our local team and transferred to the city. Having a tour of the magical plain of Bagan, we visit: Shwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple - the most gracious of the temples in Bagan, That Byin Nyu - the tallest temple in Bagan, Dhammayangyi - the largest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple and Htilo Milo Temple. In late afternoon, enjoy the stunning sunset from Shwesandaw or Mahazedi pagoda.
Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner on our own.
Overnight at Bagan.

Day3    Bagan at leisure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Have full day at leisure to take in more of Bagan at your own pace.
Lunch and dinner on your own.
Overnight at Bagan.

Day4    Bagan – Mandalay/Tour of Mandalay (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transferred to the airport for the morning flight to Mandalay, the last Royal Capital of Myanmar. On arrival, welcomed by our local team and transferred to the city. Our tour of Mandalay starts with a visit to Mahamuni Pagoda with the Buddha statues covered in 15cm of gold leaves.
Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, continue our tour with visits to the former Royal Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery, Atumashi Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda.

In late afternoon, enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of Mandalay City and the surroundings.
Free time for dinner.
Overnight at Mandalay.

Day5    Mandalay Tour (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transferred to Amarapura which was a former capital of Myanmar, well known for its  cloth-weaving and bronze-casting. Our tour starts with visits to Mahagandayon Monastery, the unique Ubein Bridge, and the handicraft villages.
Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, have a boat trip on the Ayeyarwaddy (Irrawaddy) River to visit the World biggest bell of Mingun. Then, travel back to Mandaly and have free time.
Dinner on our own.
Overnight at Mandalay.

Day6    Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transferred to the airport for the flight to Heho. On arrival, welcomed by our local team and transferred to Inle Lake.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit floating gardens on the lake, learn about the traditional weaving methods and view the unusual skill of rowing a boat with one leg.
Overnight at Inle Lake.

Day7    Inle Lake (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Boat cruise on the Inle Lake with visits to the floating market, Phaung Daw U Pagoda, Nga Phe Kyaung.
Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner on our own.
Overnight at Inle Lake.

Day8    Inle Lake – Yangon/Tour of Yangon (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transferred back to Heho Airport for the flight toward Yangon. Welcomed back at the airport and transferred to the city.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, have a city tour of Yangon visiting: Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Bogyoke Market and the golden Shwedagon Pagoda which dates back to 2,500 years ago and which is much revered by the Myanmarese Buddhist Followers.
Free time for dinner.
Overnight at Yangon.

Day9    Depart Yangon (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You have free time until our team comes back and escorts you to the airport for your departure flight. We trust you luxury holiday through Myanmar was an experience of a life time!

 

The Shwedagon Pagoda
The Shwedagon Pagoda
The plain of Bagan
The plain of Bagan
Panoramic view of Mandalay
Panoramic view of Mandalay
an Intha fishermanAn Intha fisherman