Myanmar's off-the-beaten-path status allures many travelers looking to escape the tourist trail, but this can often make planning ahead difficult. Let a guide take care of transfers, accommodation, meals, and activities on a 5-day tour that allows you to discover the country’s highlights with ease. You’ll benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide and travel between dispersed attraction in air-conditioned comfort without getting lost.
Day 1 Yangon – Bagan Pick up from your Yangon hotel at 5am, transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Nyaung U airport. On arrival Bagan, starts with visit to busy Nyaung U Local Market. Continue to Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas, Kyansttha U Min , a tunnel with interesting feature of painting. Htilominlo Temple, between the early and the late Bagan Period, lacquer Ware Industry. Afternoon visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural master piece resembling a Greek cross: Ananda Okkaung a brick Monastery with 18th century mural Painting: Dhamayangyi a massive temple which will show the finest brick work on the plain of Bagan. Enjoy sunset view along Ayeyarwaddy river by small boat. Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar Day 2 Bagan (B) After breakfast, we will visit to authentic Minnanthu village to see daily life of villagers, traditional cotton weaving, silversmiths, and Pwa Saw village to see more handicraft workshops, experience a glimpse of traditional Myanmar rural life. Next to Myinkaba Village by horse cart to explore hidden temples and some traditional lacquerware workshop which is very well known in Bagan. After the refreshment ,visit Gubyaukgyi Temple admiring the fine stuccowork from Bagan period. Continue to Nanpaya temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said to have once been King Manuha's residence. Overnight Hotel in Bagan. Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar Day 3 Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B) After Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U airport for flight to Heho airport. On arrival Heho, transfer to Inle Lake through Pindaya. On the way, visit Pindaya Cave inside thousands of Buddha images and beautiful banyan trees in Pindaya. Finally transfer to red mountain winery and vineyard for tasting wine. Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similar Day 4 Inle Lake (B) Take a full day tour of Inle Lake by private boat with chances to see villages, the unique leg-rowers fishermen and the floating gardens, built up from the strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored with bamboo poles. The tour also includes visits to the silver smith factory, the silk weaving village, the Cheroot making factory, the boat making workshop, the jumping cat monastery and the most famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda where the Buddha images have been covered in so much gold that they look like balls of solid gold. And visit to Indein Village ancient Ruins pagoda of Nyaung Oaks. Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similar Day 5 Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon (B) After breakfast and hotel check out, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon Airport and connect to International airport or Yangon hotel.