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Myanmar Heritage and Cruise Tour

Myanmar Heritage and Cruise Tour

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Duration13 days 12 nights
Physical LevelEasy
This luxury, leisure holiday to Myanmar takes in the highlighted must see heritages around the country including 2 days on one of the most luxurious cruises in Myanmar.

Detailed Itinerary
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Day 01
Yangon Arrival
Upon your arrival in Yangon, our tour guide will welcome you for your hotel transfer. The best of your first day in Myanmar is the visit to Shwedagon pagoda, the most iconic site in Yangon, boasting its rich history from 6th century and the symbol of city with its golden flash.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.
Day 2
Yangon city tour
Located by the bank of Yangon river, the city of Yangon with rich history dated back to VI century with diverse arts. Explore the traditional and temporary art on the styled rishaw with our guide. Visit a selection of local galleries displaying paintings, sculptures and photographs from famous art pioneers and emerging young artists. Spend your afternoon for a pleasant walk from Kandawgyi lake to Shwedagon, the biggest, golden pagoda in Yangon. It is a good time to watch local people praying at different stupas and relax with incredible sunset here.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 3
Yangon – Mandalay
After breakfast, we fly to the last capital of Burma, the city of Mandalay. Commence your sightseeing to Inwa, once the capital of Mon emperor from 13th to 18th century. You will be captivated by the sacred monastery by Taungthaman lake. The followed horse cart ride will bring you to Ubein, the longest teakwood bridge in the world. This afternoon, we explore the royal palace, Kuthodaw Paya and Shwenandaw Kyaung pagodas. These are the most prominent architectures built by king Mindon, the last emperor of Bura. Sunset at Mandalay hill.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
Day 4
Mandalay – Irrawaddy River Cruise
Today, we embark the luxury Paukan Cruise from Irrawaddy port. The visit to Mingun and its temple complex will be our highlight of the day. Located on the left bank of Irrawaddy, Mingun depicts the story of Incomplete Wall, the biggest ringing bell and peaceful fishing village.

Accommodation: Paukan Cruise.
Day 5
Cruise to Sagaing and Yandaboo
Enjoy your leisure while our cruise travel downstream to Sagaing, home to hundreds of monasteries and nunneries. On the way to Bagan, we will visit Yandaboo,a village that specialises in pottery, where the peace treaty of the first Anglo-Burmese war was signed in 1826. Moor in Bagan.

Accommodation: Paukan Cruise.
Day 6
Bagan disembarkation – sightseeing
Leave your cruise to visit Bagan. We offer you choices for the rest of your day: Bagan horse cart ride tour: enjoy the styled tour to visit different village and secluded temples amongst the some 2500 religious sites of Bagan. Cooking class: a real demonstration of Burma cuisine with visit to local market and cook the fine food like local. Visit traditional factory of making lacquer and Manuha village. Dinner will be followed by an interesting puppet show.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.
Day 7
Bagan Heritages
To start the day, we visit Shwezigon pagoda- the most important reliquary Shrine in Bagan, a centre of Prayer and reflection for the new Theravada faith King Anawarahta. Then we move to Kansitta “Cave” temple which served as a place of lodging for monks. Its long dark corridors are painted with murals, some of which depict the Mongul soldiers. Equally beautiful, Gubyaukgyi “cave” temple is famous for fine frescoes of “jataka tales”. Our last stop in the morning is Htilominlo – the last Bamar style temple built in Bagan, with old murals and friezes.

In the afternoon, we will explore Ananda Temple which is considered to be one of the most surviving masterpieces of the Mon architecture and also known as the finest, largest, best preserved of the Bagan temples. Next, we will visit Dhamayangyi – a massive-looking temple dating from end of 12th century. The temple has long been famous for its interlocking mortar less brickwork. Afterward, we head to Mingalarzedi pagoda lying close to the Ayeyrwaddy River bank. Because of being built in the late period before the kingdom’s decline, the pagoda represents the final flowering of Bagan’s architectural skills. To complete the day, we visit Shwesandaw Stupa to enjoy the beautiful sunset and get an overview of Bagan’s temples and the poetic Ayeyarwady River.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.
Day 8
Bagan Balloon Ride
In the early morning, we take a sunrise balloon over the plains of Bagan. From above looking down, Bagan is beautiful as a watercolor picture. Along two banks of the gentle Ayeyarwady River are small villages hiding in the bamboo trees. The top of golden pagodas glistens under the sunlight. The flight surely gives you interesting and unheard-of experience of the country of Myanmar. We can spend the rest of the day exploring the temples on lands

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.
Day 9
Bagan - Ngapali Beach
This morning, we take a flight t Ngapali Beach from Nyang U airport. Transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is left for personal leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ngapali Beach
Day 10 - 12
Bagan - Ngapali Beach
Free at leisure to enjoy Ngapali Beach and your luxury resort.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ngapali Beach
Day 13
Ngapali Beach - Yangon departure
Fly back to Yangon and connect to your departure flight. If your flight is late, we will arrange a day use room in a good hotel not far from Yangon airport for your leisure.

Accommodation: Not included.
Service Inclusion
Tour's Included
  • Visa Arrangement
  • Domestic Flights in the itinerary
  • Private Transfer with air conditioning
  • Hotel rooms
  • River Cruise Cabin
  • English Speaking Tour Guides
  • Boat trip where applied
  • Entrance fee, zone fee
  • Meals mentioned in detailed itinerary
Tour's Excluded
International Flights in/ out Myanmar
  • Visa Stamp Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities

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