Myanmar Highlight

The detailed program(11 Nights/12 Days)

DAY (1)-Yangon Arrival & Transfer to hotel
  • Arrival Yangon by international flight.
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. (Check-in time is approx. 2 pm)
  • Relaxing at hotel and overnight.
DAY (2)-Yangon Sightseeing
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • AM walk along Strand Road Yangon River to see the busy harbor area, from where ferries leave for Pathein in the Delta and for upcountry towns along the Ayeyarwa dy River.
  • Photo stop around old colonial buildings district and City Centre
  • Visit Chaukhtatkyi Reclining Buddha Image, Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) (closed on Every Monday and gazette holidays.)
  • Evening visit Shwedagon Pagoda rises 326ft (99.3m) above its base. Erected more than 2500 years ago and enshrining eight hairs of Buddha placed in a treasure chamber deep under its base. It is the highest symbol of the people’s devotion to Buddha.
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY (3)-Yangon-Heho By Flight & Pindaya-Inle Lake
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport and depart for Heho by scheduled flight. 
  • Drive from Heho to Pindaya (approx. 1 ½ hr) Cave -believed to contain more than 8000 Buddha Images of all sizes, caved in wood, stone, marble and bronze thickly glided.
  • Shan papers production cottages are also interested to visit where handmade papers are produced from the plup of mulberry bark dried in the sun. Other cottage industry interesting to visit is oiled paper umbrellas used by monks and nuns. Every part is worked by hand.
  • Drive to Nyaung Shwe on the way photo stop of Shwe Yan Pyay old wooden monastery, pagoda.
  • Take a short boat trip on Inle Lake to reach the hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake

DAY (4)-Inle lake Sightseeing (By Boat)
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Sightseeing by boat on the beautiful Inle Lake second largest lake in Myanmar stretches 11 miles (17.7 km) home to Inthar national race, many of whom live in stilted houses built over the water.
  • On the boat trip you will visit floating villages and floating gardens, lotus stems weaving.
  • You can also see Inthar technique of leg-rowing where one leg is wrapped around the paddle to drive the boat and also their traditional way of fishing.
  • Visit the famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda.
  • Overnight at Hotel in Inle Lake.

Optional Wine Tasting at Red Mountain Vineyard – 10 USD/person

Evening, visit Red Mountain Winery/Vineyards and Sunset over Shan Mountain ranges.

(We will transfer you by fantastic way of local transport – TUK TUK)

Enjoy fantastic experience of various local wines tasting at the restaurant during Sunset time.

DAY (5)-Inle Lake-Indein Sightseeing (By Boat)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Explore one of the local 5-day markets, as we easily called, are well-known visit around the lake. The markets are rotating among the villages in regular order – one village becomes the host of the market every 5th  By visiting 5-day markets, you will get insight into the life-style of the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha inhabitants who came to these markets to sell their goods. The visit to such markets is thus subject to market day calendar and the location of the host village. 
  • Visit to weaving factories where yellow robe for monks, shawl and etc. are produce with fibers lotus stems.
  • Take enjoyable boat ride through irrigation canals to Indein pagoda complex- an archaeological site worthy to visit hundreds of Shan style ruined pagoda standing on a slope of the hill.
  • Some of the pagodas dated back to 17th and 18th
  • Overnight in Inle Lake.
DAY (6)-Inle Lake-Heho-Mandalay By Flight & Pyin Oo Lwin Sightseeing
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport and depart for Mandalay by scheduled flight.
  • Arrive Mandalay the second largest city and the last royal capital of Burma.
  • Drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, the cool hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin (approx. 2 hours’ drive from Mandalay) at over 1,000 meters above sea-level enjoys cool and pleasant weather all year round.
  • The flower city is well known for its colonial era-buildings, pine trees, eucalyptus and silver-oak abounding in town.
  • National Kandawgyi Gardens, botanical gardens founded in It features more than 480 species of flowers and trees.
  • Enjoy one hour horse ride around Pyin Oo Lwin. \
  • Overnight at Hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin.
DAY (7)-Pyin Oo Lwin-Gokhteik-Naung Pain (By Train)-Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to railway station.
  • An experience of crossing over historic Gokehtaik viaduct. This structure of steel trestle construction for railway line began in 1901 and completed in 1913. Due to its technical and natural condition it’s considered as a masterpiece of the world standard.
  • Transfer to Pyin Oo Lwin railway station to start train and drop off at Naung Pain Station after crossing the bridge.
  • Your driver will wait at the Naung Pain station and visit around village.
  • Drive back to Pyin Oo Lwin and Overnight.
DAY (8)-Pyin Oo Lwin-Amarapura-Mandalay Sightseeing
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast, drive to Amarapura. Visit to U Bein Bridge, 1.6km long wooden bridge said to be the longest teak bridge in the world, built over 150 years.
  • And then, visit to Mahamyatmuni Buddha Image, bronze casting and marble stone cutting craftsmen quarters and gold leaf beaters.
  • Visit one of Myanmar famous marionette workshop where you can participate how to make performance.
  • Continue to hotel check in and relax.
  • In the evening, visit Ku Tho Daw Pagoda also known as world’s largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. Proceed to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived.
  • Evening panorama view from Mandalay Hill.
  • Overnight at Hotel in Mandalay.
DAY (9)-Mandalay-Sagaing-Pho Win Taung-Monywa
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Dive to Sagaing. (24Km, 35 minutes driving)
  • In Sagaing, visit  U Min Thonze (Hall of thirty Buddhas), Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda, perched on the highest hill which offers panoramic views of the valleys and wide Ayeyarwady River, Kaunghmudaw Pagoda styled after the domed shape of the famous Mahacedi Pagoda in Sri Lanka.
  • Drive to Po Win Taung, located on western bank of Chindwin River. Drive across the Chindwin Bridge for visiting Po Win Taung and Shwe Ba Taung Pagoda cave complex about 16 miles (26km) west of Monywa. These complexes of 492 cave temples are packed with 2588 Buddhas and there are beautiful 16th century wall paintings in some cave.
  • Overnight at Hotel in Monywa.
DAY (10)-Monywa-Bawditahtaung-Pakakku By Car & Pakokku-Bagan By Boat
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Thanbodday Pagoda complex with more than 580,000 Buddha Images, all in seated or standing poses, Bodhi Tataung complex.
  • Drive to Pakokku(112 KM driving time about 2 ½ hours) a flourishing trading town on western banks of Ayeyarwaddy River.
  • Stop at Ma-U village to see incense stick industry.
  • Pakokku is a flourishing trading town on western banks of Ayeyarwaddy River.
  • Across the Ayeyarwaddy River by boat to Bagan. (about 3 ½ hours ) You might be enjoyed amazing sunset view during your boat trip to Bagan.
  • Arrive at Bagan and the hotel check-in.
DAY (11)-Bagan Sightseeing
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • BAGAN – on the banks of the Ayerwaddy River is home to the largest area of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world, many dating to the 11th and 12th century. The shape and construction of each building is highly significant in Buddhism with each component part taking on spiritual meaning.
  • Start for highlight sightseeing in Bagan with colorful local market.

Choice will be made out of the 2800 pagodas and temples to visit the most interesting ones like:

  • Eg>>>Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, prototype of later Myanmar stupa & of the famous pagoda of Myanmar.
  • KyansitharUmin, long dimly lit corridors decorated with frescoes.
  • Htilominlo Temple, 150ft high temple with fine plaster carvings, glazed sandstone decorations in the base. 
  • Ananda Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan built by King Kyansitthar.
  • Myinkabalacquerware village to see the manufacturing stages.
  • MyinkabaGuByaukGyi Temple with mural paintings, then to Manuha Temple which houses four immense Buddha images, Visit Thatbyinnyu Temple, tallest in Bagan.
  • In the evening, enjoy 1 hour horse cart or bike ride among the beautiful temple of old Bagan.
  • The day is always finished off by going to one of the suitable places to get an incredible sunset view of the entire area; a truly magical experience.
  • Overnight at hotel in Bagan.


Floating over thousand year old pagodas and the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, allows passengers a serene and peaceful bird’s-eye view.

Around 05:30 hours the Balloon over Bagan shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel (your guide will tell you the exact pick up time). You will drive to the departure ground of the Balloons. While the team makes the Balloon ready to go, you enjoy some refreshments, but you can also take great pictures of this event. Then, depending on the wind, you will over fly Bagan for about one hour, and enjoy spectacular views of the ancient Kingdom of Bagan in your hot air balloon! The tour ends…..where ever the wind has brought you. A glass of sparkling wine ends this fantastic event….and the shuttle bus then brings you back to your hotel.

DAY (12)-Bagan-Yangon By Flight & Departure from Yangon
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport and depart for Yangon by scheduled flight (EDT/ETA 10:05-11:05).
  • Arrive at Yangon and departure from home country.


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The restaurant offers excellent service & has received numerous awards.