Essential Myanmar

8 Days / 7 Nights

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Bagan / Heho / Inle Lake / Mandalay / Yangon

Take a whirlwind trip to Myanmar’s highlights. Gaze upon ancient pagodas in Bagan and explore Inle Lake’s scenic waters.  Delve into Myanmar’s spiritual traditions in Mandalay and be enchanted by Yangon’s blend of old and new. This is the ideal introduction to one of Asia’s most remarkable countries.


See Myanmar’s ‘Big Four’

Visit Mandalay, Yangon, Bagan and Inle Lake, the four main tourist destinations for an introduction to Myanmar.

Delve into Myanmar’s spirituality

Meet with monks and pilgrims at sacred shrines to learn about the country’s Buddhist culture.

Explore historic vestiges

Wander through time, visiting 11th century temples, former capitals of royal kingdoms and fading British colonial buildings.


Essential Myanmar - 8 Days / 7 Nights


Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English-speaking station guides (different station guide in each destination)
  • Porter fees at airports
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Private motorized boat in Inle Lake and sunset cruise in Bagan
  • Horse cart tours in Bagan & Ava
  • Entrance fees for the visits as mentioned in the program (Shwedagon Entrance Fee, Bagan Zone Fee, Mandalay Zone Fee, Sagaing Zone Fee, Inle Zone Fee)
  • Drinking water while touring

Our services do not include:

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Domestic flights (Please refer to the supplement table below)
  • Meals other than mentioned (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Credit card fees (2-3%) or bank transfer fees for non-cash payments
  • Any other items not mentioned


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