9 Day Private Highlights of Myanmar Tour

3 Yangon, 3 Mandalay & 1 Pyin Oo Lwin
Save $500 per couple from our regular rate for booking by or before Monday Mar 15, 2021
$500 off per couple when booked by Mar 15, 2021
Price Includes
  • Round Trip airfare from LAX-RGN
  • Airline Fuel Surcharges and airport taxes
  • Other departure cities available for supplement
  • 7 nights Hotel accommodation (Superior rooms)
  • 3 nights at the [Hotel Grand United (Chinatown)] or Clover City Center Plus, Superior room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Yadanarbon Mandalay Hotel] or [The Home Hotel], Mandalay, Superior room with Breakfast
  • 1 night at the [Kandawgyi Hill Resort] or [Orchid Hotel Nan Myaing], Pyin Oo Lwin, Superior room with Breakfast
  • Daily breakfast at Hotels
  • Transfer in-out of Airports
  • Private Boat services at Mandalay to Mingun trips
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • Boat Services in Ava trip
  • Horse Cart Services in Ava trip
  • Service of local stationed English-speaking guides (Other languish speaking guides are available with surcharge upon request)
  • Zone and Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Drinking bottled water and cold snow towers on sightseeing days
Special Features
  • 9 Day Private Myanmar Classic tour of Yangon, Bagan, Ngwe Saung Beach
  • Explore Yangon architectural heritage, hear about Yangon colonial history and enjoy sunset and unforgettable experience
  • Evening visit to Shwedagon Pagoda which is one of the world\s most spectacular monuments
  • Visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image
  • Visit the culture city of Mandalay region such as Mahamuni, Mandalay Hill, Golden Palace Monastery, Kuthodaw pagoda
  • Visit Amarapura, Ava, Sagaing, Mingun and enjoy sunset at U Bein Teak Bridge, the longest teak bridge in the world
  • Sightseeing Pyin-U-Lwin, a delightful small town of colonial style buildings, a botanical garden, Peik Khyin Myaung Caves, Pwe Kyauk Water Falls
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Sat - Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA for Yangon Myanmar (RGN). Your international flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment.
DAY 2: Sun - Arrival Yangon

  • After passing through the immigration and customs formalities, we will welcome you at Yangon International airport and transfer to the Hotel.
  • Overnight: Yangon
  • Meal: Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 3: Mon - Yangon Full Day Tour

  • A full day tour to discover the colorful capital of Myanmar with a close look at the local life of this historical city. By car and partly on foot this tour takes in the Sule pagoda in the middle of the city, walk around to see the Mahabandoola Park, the colonial courthouse and the city hall. From there walkingtour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local teashop to enjoy Burmese food and tea and the typical atmosphere. Continue along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbor. Learn about the parks, religious temples and unique buildings as you travel through this diverse urban landscape.
  • Heading to Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see a huge reclining Buddha image and also the most well-known Buddhist temple in Bahan Township. The reclining Buddha is amazing and there are fantastic vantage points throughout the building that allow unique perspectives on the shapes and colors of his pigmentation and other qualities. An extended visit to Karawait Palace and Kandawgyi (Royal Lake) park.
  • In the afternoon, visit to one of the worlds most spectacular monuments, the Shwedagon Pagoda: its golden stupa is the heart of Myanmar. The pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central stupa is surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar people praying and making offerings at Shwedagon, and its a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by. Enjoy sunset and unforgettable experience an evening visit to Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • Overnight: Yangon
  • Meal: Breakfast, Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 4: Tue - Yangon - Mandalay

  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up at the hotel and enjoy a scenic journey by air-conditioned vehicle to Mandalay (about 10-hour drive). On the way, you can stop at somewhere nice places to have lunch or take photos and transfer to hotel.
  • Overnight: Mandalay
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 5: Wed - Mandalay Full Day Tour

  • Mandalay was briefly the Burmese capital in the second half on the 19th century. It is home to about one million people and remains the economic, cultural and religious heart of upper Myanmar.
  • Our driver and professional guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and head to our first stop -  Mahamuni Buddha Image: housing the country´s holiest Buddha image, century-old and legendary Arakan Buddha, made of pure gold. 4m-high seated image is cast in bronze, but over the years thousands of devout Buddhists have completely covered the figure in a 15cm-thick layer of gold leaf.
  • Continue visit to Gold leave pounding place, marble and Bronze making places, and weaving silk cottage.
  • Kyauktawgyi Pagoda: the Buddha image make of marble stone and walk through the pagoda prescient.
  • Kuthodaw Pagoda:  with its 729 marble slabs showing the entire Buddhist canon and commemorating the Fifth Buddhist World Council at the end of last century.
  • Mandalay Hill: if you are still feeling fresh, you might climb up to the top of Mandalay Hill for a bird´s eye view (or take the elevator).
  • Visit to the temples and small pagodas of former ancient capital Amarapura (Sanskrit for Beautiful town).
  • Enjoy sunset at the magnificent teak bridge of U Bein, which is over 200 years old. It is the longest teak bridge in the world and then return to the hotel for an evening at leisure. Overnight in Mandalay.
  • Overnight: Mandalay
  • Meal: Breakfast, Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 6: Thu - Ayeyarwaddy River Cruise

  • Today you will travel the Ayeyarwaddy, the mighty Elephant River, and enjoy its sights washerwomen among buffalo carts at the river bank. It takes one hour upstream to reach Mingun where is best known for its gigantic, unfinished stupa, the Mingun Pahtodawgyi, which was meant to be the largest in the world (at a projected height of 150 meters), but now lies ravaged by earthquakes on the western banks of the Irrawaddy. The structure is an impressive sight, and there are panoramic views from the top.
  • Continue drive to Inwa (Ava) in the afternoon, take the local ferry to visit Innwa (Ava), located on an island between the Ayeyarwady and the Myitnge Rivers. You will visit Innwa by horse cart and pass through the ancient city walls to visit a brick and stucco monastery called Maha Aungmye Bonzan (also known as Ohk Kyaung).  Continue to Nanmyin Watch Tower &ndash the climb to the top offers lovely views over the river.  See also the impressive wooden monastery of Bagaya Kyaung. 
  • Next visit Sagaing hills meditation centre, to a hilltop pagoda you will be fascinated by the wonderful sunset view over temples and pagodas in Sagaing and over Ayeyarwaddy River.
  • Drive back to Mandalay in the late afternoon.
  • Overnight: Mandalay
  • Meal: Breakfast, Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 7: Fri - Mandalay Pyin Oo Lwin

  • Road journey to Pyin U Lwin: After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a very beautiful scenic drive of around 2 hours to the colonial hill station formerly known as Maymyo which is famous mostly for its local fruits, jams, vegetables and fruit wines.
  • Guided tour in and around Pyin-U-Lwin: On arrival explore Pyin-U-Lwin, a delightful small town of colonial style buildings, markets and a botanical garden. After lunch venture out to visit the Peik Khyin Myaung Caves which are almost as old as the land itself and proceed to Pwe Kyauk Water Falls, a favorite picnic spot for the locals.
  • Overnight: Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Meal: Breakfast, Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 8: Sat - Pyin Oo Lwin, Yangon

  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up at the hotel and return back to Yangon by air-conditioned vehicle (about 10-hour drive). On the way, you can stop at somewhere nice places to have lunch or take photos and transfer to hotel.
  • Overnight: Yangon
  • Meal: Breakfast, Optional (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 9: Sun - Yangon, Departure

  • After breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for international departure flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Save $500 per couple from our regular rate for booking by or before Monday Mar 15, 2021 (Promo Code RTPTMA250).
  • Price is based on minimum 2 passengers.
  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on flights, road and other conditions.
  • Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • MYANMAR - Visa required. Residents of New York, Connecticut, or New Jersey should contact the Myanmar Permanent Mission in New York. Website: https://www.myanmarmissionnewyork.org/. Residents of all other states should contact the Mission in Washington, D.C. Website: www.mewashingtondc.com/. The Tourist Visa application process requires a valid passport, application form, work history form, copy of itinerary round-trip airline ticket(s), two passport sized photos and a $20 money order. Visas may also be obtained online as of Sep 1, 2014 at http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/NewApplication.aspx# for $50. Alternatively, you may obtain a visa through a fee-based service such as GEN VISA. Please note that GEN VISA is unable to assist passengers who choose to apply for their visas directly.
Not Included
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide (Optional meal plans are available upon request)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Myanmar Visa fees

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.