Myanmar Villages & Beaches on 12 day luxury tour, visit Yangon, Mandalay, Ngapali beach

trip highlights

myanmar 13 day itinerary
  • Visit Mandalay’s sacred sites including Kyauktawgyi Pagoda with its huge marble Buddha, Kuthodaw Pagoda and ‘The World’s Largest Book’.
  • Gain insights into local life. Visit the hilltribe markets of Inle Lake and see craftsmen at work in the villages around Bagan.
  • Spend three glorious days relaxing on the beach at Ngapali.
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itinerary details

Day 1-2: Yangon

On arrival in Yangon, be transferred to your hotel. The following day, take a full day walking tour and see the city’s wonderful colonial architecture as well as the lively Indian and Chinese Quarters. Stop at a local tea house, see Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda and end the day at Shwedagon Pagoda.

Day 3-4: Mandalay

Be transferred to the airport for your early morning flight to Mandalay. Head to ancient Ava and tour the area by local horse cart. Continue to Mandalay and tour Mandalay Hill, ‘Golden Palace Monastery’ and ‘The World’s Largest Book’.

Travel to Amarapura this morning and visit Mahagandhayon Monastery, home to hundreds of young monks. Later, walk along U Bein Bridge before travelling to Sagaing Hill to explore some of its 600 pagodas and monasteries.

Day 5-6: Bagan

Take a full day boat to Bagan, enjoying scenes of oxen working the fields, water buffalo wallowing in the mud and golden pagoda spires. Stay the next two nights at Thazin Garden Hotel.

Visit some of Bagan’s most important monuments such as Shwezigon Pagoda and Ananda Temple. Visit small villages to gain a glimpse into local life and see craftsmen and farmers at work. Enjoy a lovely boat ride on the famed Irrawaddy River to the cliff-side Kyauk Gu U Min.

Day 7-8: Inle Lake

Enjoy a leisurely morning before flying to Heho and being transferred to Inle Lake. Stay the next two nights at Inle Resort & Spa.

Enjoy a full day touring Inle lake by local boat, gaining a fascinating insight into life on the water. In the evening, head to a local winery for wine- tasting followed by a traditional dinner.

Day 9- 10: Ngapali Beach

Be transferred to the airport and fly to Thandwe. Enjoy three relaxing days on the beach. Stay two nights at luxury beach resort

Day 11: Ngapali Beach to Yangon

Be transferred to the airport for your early flight to Yangon. arrive and check in, rest of teh day at your own plan and leisure.

Day 12: Yangon departure

Check-out of your hotel and be transferred to the airport. End of the trip.