Learn the native culture of Kayan Ladies in Kayan tribe Amazed the breathtaking hill scenery Discover the different tribal cultures, their different costumes, and their beliefs in Spirit Guardian Enjoy the truly Kayaw traditional lunch like the local ways
Detail Itinerary Day 01: Arrival Nyaung U, Bagan Sightseeing (-, -, -) After breakfast, transfer to Yangon Airport for a flight to Bagan. Upon your arrival time, transfer to your hotel. After a short rest, you will explore the archaeological fields of Bagan. Between the 11th and 13th century one of the greatest and most beautiful cities of Asia was located at this field and decorated with more than 13000 temples, pagodas and monasteries. Around 2000 religious buildings are preserved. Visit the Shwezigon Pagoda which was built in the 11th century, the kubyaukgyi temple with its famous mural paintings and the Htilomino temple which reaches a height of 46 meters. In the afternoon continue to the well-known Ananda temple which once set the architectural benchmark in Asia. Later see the holy Manuha, Nanpaya and Myinkabar Gubyaukgyi. Enjoy the romantic sunset at one of the many pagodas. Overnight stay in Bagan Day 2: Tamarind Lake CBT Village Home (B , L ,-) The car driver will pick you up from your hotel in Bagan at 9am and then start the tour. Drive to Tamarind Lake which is CBT village and en route to Tamarind Lake, you will see Salay City, located in Chauk Township, approximately 1 hour and half drive away from Bagan. Salay is well-known for the ancient religious monuments from the Konbaung Dynasty (late 19th Century). Among those monuments, Yoke Sone Kyaung Monastery/Museum is a must-see for the visitors. After 1 hour and half driving, firstly you will arrive to Tamarind Lake Village Homes (Ma Kyi Kan Village) and the village will welcome you with traditional music and dance performance show. After that, village’s home cooked lunch will wait for you under the bamboo house. After having the great lunch, you will have a chance to visit around village and farm by riding bullock cart with guiding local guide. After take a rest at village, in around 2 pm, the driver and village local guide will send you to Yoke Sone Monastery, It is famous with its spectacular woodcarvings and also it is the native town of the famous writer Salay U Pone Nya during the time of the Myanmar Kings. There are very beautiful artistic work woodcarvings around it and also ancient Buddha image, utensils of Yadanabon 19 century period. After that, Shin Pin Sar Kyo Hla Pagoda, Mann Pagoda, U Phoe Kyi House and Salay House which is a restaurant with souvenir shop displaying antique and traditional homemade things. And then you will have to visit to Salay Tamarind Juice production site and you can also taste and buy. Salay After all sightseeing in Salay, the driver will take you back to Bagan and drop you down to your hotel or your location. Overnight stay in Bagan Day 3: (B,-,-) Today after breakfast, you will visit to Min-Nan-Thu village. The villagers are open and friendly. Visitors can enjoy villager’s demonstration of a frame of their traditional life including cotton weaving, peanut oil distillation, etc. Some villagers make bamboo ware for sale: picture frames, handy phone holders, pen holders, etc. when you arrive in Bagan, why do not you have a look at the Min-nan-thu village activities to understand the local people life? It will be an unforgettable memory. Then, visit West Pwa-Saw village. It is located 3 km to the northeast of New Bagan and just within a stone’s throw from Min-Nan-Thu village. The village name derived from Queen Pwa-Saw of Bagan Period. The villagers introduced lacquer ware production techniques in 1990s from MyinKaba Village where they used to work. Nowadays, a certain number of the village households live on lacquer ware production. Younger generation is starting succeeding to the know-how. The village has some spirited and talented craftsmen. You will find different types of their original products at workshops. This is a still unknown but really unmissable village. Take a break and return to your hotel for a short rest, escaping the heat of the midday sun. In the evening explore the tour by bike passing Thatbyinnyu, the highest temple in Bagan, massive Dhammayangyi Temple, noted for its remarkable brickwork, and Sulamani Temple. Enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples. Overnight in Bagan Day 4: (B,-,-) We will meet you at your hotel to bring you to the airport for your departure to next destination and say good bye to you.
Interact with the local Chin People and learn the ways of their living Learning about indigenous culture, custom, lifestyles and tradition Explore the authentic nature of Chin highland tribes Explore the new exotic places where tourists have never been and rarely visited
Venture remote, authentic villages and both iconic and lesser-known temples Meet local people and discover their livelihoods, arts, cultures and fascinating relationships with natural world Take part in plantation and be a farmer yourself and get very new experiences in local farms Get “hand-on” with local crafts making and weaving Grab a chance to listen the interesting story of elder’s people
Explore the floating villages and visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda which should not miss in your trip Experience the boat ride through Inle Lake and observe day-to-day lives of Intha people Meet the leg rowing Intha people and discover the unique ways of fishing methods Take a trek to the tribe of Hti-Ne CBT project village Experience the testing of Traditional Shan Foods Flavour Learn the local life style and ways of living and experience the local transportation
Day 01: Arrival Heho, Inle Sightseeing (-, -, -) After breakfast, transfer to Yangon Airport for a flight to Heho where a scenic one-hour drive leads to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake. Along the way, stop at the wooden Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery which features beautiful carvings and a collection of Buddha images. Start with a visit to the Nyaung Shwe morning market where locals gather every morning to buy and sell fresh produce from the lake and its surroundings. Take a tour by local trishaw the bustling canal and watch the boats unload their produce for distribution to markets around the country. Visit the ‘tomato house’, a warehouse where produce is sorted and priced for sale. Upon reaching the edges of Inle Lake, board a private motorboat for a river cruise past Intha villages built on stilts over the lake and floating garden. Also, observe the leg-rowing fishermen. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s main sanctuary, housing five sacred Buddha images covered too much in gold leaf and make the Buddha Images to disappear its, original shape and form instead become look like a big chunk of Golden Mushroom. Then return to land for your overnight stay. Overnight at Nyaung Shwe / Inle Lake Day 02: Lwekhaw Village Trekking (B, L,D) From Nyaung Shwe take a TukTuk to the trekking starting point near Kanne reservoir. Then walk up through several plantations such as grape, turmeric, corn, cheroot leave and avocado to Lwekhaw. On the way, take a rest at the top of mountain to enjoy the panoramic view overlooking Inle Lake and its environment. A traditional style lunch will be served at Lwekhaw community house by the villagers. After lunch, do some sightseeing around Lwekhaw (CBT project village) and walk up Lwekhaw Mountain, culminating at an altitude of 1520m above sea level. The mountain is being conserved as community forest and you can discover various kinds of birds. The sunset view can be enjoyed when you reach to the top of the mountain. Distance = 10 km, Walking Hour = 4hrs (approximate) Trek condition = 60% up & 40% flat Overnight at Community house Day 03: CBT project Village (B, L, D) After breakfast a community village guide will take you to meet with the villagers and join with them to work in their farm where you can experience the livelihood of local people. Then collect fresh vegetables and some ingredients from the farms for later cooking. You can participate in the preparation of lunch and learn traditional cooking methods with local recipes in the house of your host. After lunch break, a community village guide leads you to meet with some villagers in the village to listen to storytelling. After that, visit to the meditation center and you can try to take meditation at the same time. In the evening, we get back to community house for relaxing by viewing sunset before dinner. After dinner, the villagers will entertain you by playing their own musical instruments and demonstrating ways of their dance. Overnight at Community House Day 04: Pongtel Village – Lwelem village – Maingthauk (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will leave from the community house at 9:00 AM to trek to Pongtel village. You can visit around that village and have a chat with local families to experience their way of life. Continue to Lwelem village for lunch. Tea, orange, avocado, and turmeric plantations can be seen along the trail. Thereafter, walk down a rocky trail from Lwelem to Maingthauk Bridge. Return to your hotel by boat. Distance = 10 km, Walking Hour = 4hrs (approximate) Trek condition = 60% down, 10% up & 30% flat Overnight at Nyaung Shwe / Inle Lake Day 05: Heho Departure (B, -, -) After breakfast this morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon. (Your hotel room is available until 12:00. If you are departing later, you can ask the hotel to keep the luggages. A late check-out is possible upon availability with some charge.) *** End of our service ***
Marvel at the stilted houses made of bamboo and the stunning floating gardens Visit to the most important and high revered pagoda in the area, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Get closer to the daily life of local ethnic people and learn a few words of local language Experience overnight stay at community house and grab a chance to live like a local
Learn the Buddhism and explore the pagodas of Sagaing, Myanmar religious centre Discover the fresh water Irrawaddy Dolphins which are very small amount of population left in Irrawaddy River Enjoy the nature beauty of the river on the boat and during boat trip, go to local village and explore the culture, ways of life, tradition and others Meet with the cooperative fishermen whose lives are mutually independent
Wander around the home of Pine Trees, Kalaw and amazed the beauty of nature of hill tribe Visit the spectacular Myin Ma Hti Cave, home to a very special collection of gilded Buddhists statues Experience Ox cart riding to Myin Ma Hti Cave passing through the beautiful picturesque mountain sides and the gardens of tea leaf and cheroot leaf plantations Learn the unique culture, tradition and beliefs of ethnic people while trek along the rural villages
Q1. Is Myanmar Safe for Travelling?
Yes, it is definitely safe and one of the safest countries in Asia. However, it is suggested to keep your money and important documents with you or keep at a safer place. Divide the valuable things to different places rather than placing them all in the same bags or wallet. Do not leave money or valuables lying around in your hotel room. Make copies of important travel documents such as passports, visas, airline tickets and insurance documents.
Being the country is yet the developing country, there are still some clashes between different ethnic groups in some region. However most of the regions are safe for visitors. For some area where the government has concerned about the safety of foreigners, the responsible travel agents needs to take care of everything. So it is always to have a reliable local expert who can advise and assist you with your travel planning.
Q2. How much do I budget for a trip to Myanmar?
It depends a lot on you taste of travel. Generally, all inclusive 10 days private package would cost estimately from $1200 to $1500,- per person depending on the service category you choose and the experiences you take during the trip.
Q3. What are the best tour packages of Myanmar?
Our tour packages for Myanmar are a premium one with its perks and covers a whole gamut of travel experiences. Depending on your duration, budget and quality traveling, you can select the package that meets your expectations or discuss with our local expert.
Q4. Is Myanmar a suitable destination for Families?
Of course, it is. Unlike other countries around the world, your children will get chances to learn about different lives, cultures and experiences which they could’t even imagine in their daily lives. Your children will have more understanding and appreciation about lives. But it’s important to find a family travel experts who could provide the best services and activities for the families with kids.
Q5. Can I get visa on arrival in Myanmar?
Q6. What is the best time to visit Myanmar?
The best time or say your life’s best time to explore most of Myanmar is from November to February as it is neither too hot to walk around due to the cool breeze that blows.
Q7. How much time do I need to explore Myanmar?
Generally, 2 weeks is enough to get the taste of the country’s rich culture and history. In case, you have less time you can still have a memorable trip, but it requires careful planning. However, you have a lot more to discover during your stay as it is being the second biggest country in south east asia.
Q8. Which language is mostly spoken in Myanmar?
Nearly 100 languages are spoken in Myanmar, but the most popular one is Burmese which is spoken by two-thirds of the country’s population.
Q9. Do You Provide Only All Inclusive Package Tours?
We mainly offer all-inclusive package tours, but on request, we can also provide particular services only, for instance, flight tickets, hotel reservations, day tours etc. for those who don’t want to buy entire services.
Q10. How do I book a holiday package for Myanmar?
If you are interested in booking any of our premium Myanmar tours, you can contact us or simply send us an email giving your details. We can even book your package online for your convenience with just one click.
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