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Burma Exploration

Yangon – Golden Rock – Bago – Inle Lake – Kalaw – Red Mountain – Bagan – Mt Popa – Yangon
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Burma Exploration – 8 Days
Proceed from Yangon, experience your mind-blowing Burma tour package through the most popular attractions in the country such as Bagan, Inle Lake, Mt. Popa, Bago, etc. A stunning boat trip, unusual horse cart, and the holy Buddha relic up to 777 steps, all are waiting for you to discover!


  • Soak up the bustling atmosphere in the authentic local markets including Bogyoke Aung San and Nyaung U.
  • Gain the magnificent view from the top of the Mt Popa – a sacred religious destination in Myanmar.
  • Get an insight into the architecture, art, and history of Myanmar in each destination you pass.
  • Enjoy the most breathtaking sunsets in Bagan, Inle Lake, and Red Mountain.

Tour Itinerary

Mingalaba! Welcome to majestic Myanmar!
Welcome our tour guide in Yangon and then take a scenic drive to reach Golden Rock for 5 hours. As you arrive at Golden Rock base camp, move to the transit conjunction where a small open truck is waiting to transfer you to the Pagoda. Marvel at the fantastic location of the Golden Rock and enjoy the fabulous view as you reach the top of the mountain. Here your guide will introduce you to the legend of the sacred pagoda. Overnight in Golden Rock.

Note*: The hotel room will be available at 2:00pm, and in case that you would like to secure an early-check in, an additional charge will be applied.

Meal: n/a

Accommodation: Hotel in Golden Rock

Be an early bird this morning to behold the sunrise time around the hill. Spend time strolling through the area near your hotel before the driver transfers you to the base camp for a trip to Bago – the former capital of the Mon Kingdom. Hit the local market upon arrival in the city.

Next, gaze out at Shwemawdaw Pagoda – an impressive pagoda dating back a thousand years ago. From there proceed to Shwe Tha Lyaung Pagoda to admire the reclining Buddha – one of the most outstanding Buddha statues in Myanmar. Later, return to Yangon and stop for a short visit at Allied War Memorial Cemetery along your way back.
Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Following your breakfast in the morning a domestic flight to Heho airport. Upon arrival, drive to Nyaungshwe where you will proceed to discover the picturesque Inle Lake. Take a stunning boat trip from Nyaung Shwe Boat Jetty to pass through the imposing mountains, stilt houses, and scenic floating gardens. Stop at Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery to see the collection of carvings and Buddha images.

Continue rowing around the lake and you will have a great opportunity to meet the Intha people and learn about their unique farming and growing methods. Head to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda – one of the main attractions on Inle Lake that is well-known for 5 gilded Buddha images. Afterward, gaze out at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery – a beautiful monastery built on a stilt and then return to your hotel in Nyaung Shwe.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nyaung Shwe

This morning take a drive to Kalaw – a poetic town surrounded by hills and pine forests. Enjoy the majestic scenery along your way before you reach the town. Kalaw used to know as a British Hill station with pleasant temperatures all year around. Follow your tour guide and wander around the charming town to observe the local life on every step you pass, head to the lively market and witness the daily trading of the people and enjoy some authentic local food.

Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Spend the whole morning of day 5 exploring the lake’s shore with a first visit to the local market where you will hear vibrant sounds of buyers bargaining in front of the vendors and stalls. Continue your morning sightseeing to the eastern shore of the lake to reach the villages of the Pa-Oh and Inthar people.

Along your way, you will meet Buddhist nuns and monks returning from their alms. If you wish, it is available to walk to the meditation center in the mountain.
Highlight your sightseeing with a visit to Red Mountain which is home to the first Myanmar vineyards and wineries. Here you will have an opportunity to learn about the process of growing grapes on the hill and then taste the wines in the restaurant. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake

Say goodbye to Inle Lake this morning for a flight to Bagan – the dreamland of every visitor. Hit the local Nyaung Oo Market – the main bazaar in the region to get a glimpse at the daily life in the region. Then ready for a temple tour for the rest of the day to discover the art and architectural masterpiece of Bagan.

Your destinations include Shwezigon Pagoda which is known to be built to enshrine one of the four replicas of the Buddha’s tooth, Ananda Temple – one of the most beautiful religious construction in Bagan, That Byin Nyu Temple – an ancient temple dating back to the 12th century, Dhammayan Gyi Temple, constructed by King Narathu, and Gubyauk Gyi Pagoda. Fulfill your Bagan temple trip with a drive to the sunset hill where you can catch the fantastic sunset over magnificent temples. Overnight in Bagan.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

An amazing day as you take a day trip from Bagan to the spectacular Mt Popa – an impressive extinct volcano where you will have a chance to challenge yourself as you climb up to 777 steps to reach the top of the mountain. Before conquering the mountain, head to the ancient village of Salay.

Spend time learning more about the monastic life, Burmese Buddhism, and unique architecture. Also, head to the oldest wooden hall in the region – Salay Yoke SoneKyaung Monastery. Later, drive toward the east to reach Mt Popa to admire crazy statues and monkeys along your walkway. Enjoy the gorgeous panoramic view of the area as you reach the top.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

Take a flight back to Yangon this morning after your breakfast at the hotel. Visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda – home to the giant 66 meters long reclining Buddha image as you arrive at the city. Remark your Yangon trip with a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda – the legendary construction in Myanmar which is made from 11 tons of pure gold. Next, indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of Bogyoke Aungsan Market which is a paradise of souvenirs such as gems, handicrafts, foods, clothes, etc. (Note: the market is closed on Mondays and gazette holidays).

In the afternoon, transfer to Yangon Airport to take a departure flight. Trip ends..

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: n/a.

Important Note*

  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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  • The price would vary depending on the group size, grade of hotel. Please contact us or book the tour for price in details.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • 7-Night accommodation with breakfast
  • All transfer and sightseeing by private air-conditioned car.
  • 3 Domestic flight (Yangon – Inle Lake – Bagan – Yangon)
  • Private boat ride in Inle Lake
  • All entrance fees & all zone fees.
  • Experienced English speaking local tour guide in each city
  • Government tax & Service charges

Price excludes

  • Meals & Drinks (Lunch & Dinner)
  • 10 US$ for international airport tax
  • Visa arrangement and services

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 35% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 14 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 35% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double room with two adults

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  • Depending on your budget, you can choose a suitable hotel category.

  • Early checking/late checkout are not included and you can change the to any other hotels  and room type if required. Additional charge/discount will be made accordingly.

  • The list of hotels are used for our all tour itineraries in Myanmar.

  • Different hotels might be selected depending on your request.

  • Our tour price includes the ROH room at the hotel. If any special request, please let us know in advance. Surcharge is applied for higher room type.

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