• Henry Lin

11 Days Travel Itinerary to Myanmar

11 Days at Myanmar. You'll explore famous colonial buildings from the Secretariat, to the Custom House and the famous General Post Office. Of course, Shwedagon is also one of the world-famous sights that you will enjoy. In this tour, you get the atmosphere about Myanmar’s Culture, tradition and their way of life. And there is one luxury one day river cruise trip from Mandalay to Bagan. Ancient culture and winery tour also will make you feel to relax. The tour is really easy & flexible for your journey to Myanmar.


Check out the overview of travel outlines;

Day 1 | Arrival Yangon & Relax At your hotel

Day 2 | Enjoy Yangon Guided Tour

Day 3 | Make Yours Way to Mandalay

Day 4 | Explore Three Ancient Capitals

Day 5 | Cruise the Ayeyarwaddy River

Day 6 | Learn the Culture & History of Bagan, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day 7 | Make Your Ways to Inle Lake & Spend Your Evening At Winery

Day 8 | A Day On Lake Inle

Day 9 | Explore to Southern Part of Inle Lake

Day 10 | Make Your Way Back to Yangon

Day 11 | Departure Myanmar


The Golden Land | Myanmar.

Day 1 | Arrival Yangon & Relax At your hotel

​Arrive at Yangon airport in the morning or afternoon. Meet with your guide at Yangon international Arrival Hall after clearing immigration and customs formalities. He or she will welcome you with a welcome signboard. Then transfer to your hotel for check-in (if an early check-in is available). Enjoy your leisure time with your own arrangement. Accommodation at the hotel, Yangon.


Day 2 | Enjoy Yangon Guided Tour

After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby and you will start your exciting Yangon Day Tour. Begin the day with a 2-hour walking tour of downtown Yangon. You'll explore famous colonial buildings from the Secretariat to the Custom House and the famous General Post Office. Time for lunch. Enjoy your lunch at local restaurant where you can sample some fantastic local cuisine. Make your way to Bogyoke Market and explore some of the 800 shops with our guide living you little bits of knowledge on all the goods. You'll be driven to Bogyoke Aung San Museum where you'll learn about some of the incredible histories of Myanmar. A great museum. The final stop of the day is at the Shwedagon Pagoda for sunset. Walk around this famous monument in your own time, taking in the vast scale. We'll then drop you back off at your hotel at the end of the day.


Colonial Building from Yangon's Downtwon

Day 3 | Make Yours Way to Mandalay

Breakfast at your hotel. Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Yangon airport for your flight to Mandalay. When you arrive to Mandalay Airport, meet with your guide at arrival lounge. From the airport, drive to Amarapura and visit U-Bein Bridge, which is 1.2km long leak bridge over the Taung Thaman Lake. Then visit to Mahagandayon Monastery, known as the biggest Buddhist learning Centre in Mandalay to learn the daily life of monks. Visit to the Silk Weaving workshops. Continue visit Mahamuni Pagoda, built by King Bodawpaya in 1784, the centrepiece of the shrine is the highly venerated Mahamuni buddha image, which was transported to Mandalay from Mrauk-U (Rakhine) in 1784. Continue visit to Marble Curving workshops and Gold Leaf Beating workshops. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurant. Then check-in to your hotel.


In the afternoon, visit Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery) as a museum, an ancient wooden monastery. The building is covered inside and out with carved panels and which was apartment of King Mindon. Then visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda (also known as the Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda), the pagoda complex has been dubbed 'the world's biggest book', for standing around the central stupa are 729 marble slabs on which are inscribed the entire Tripitaka. Each slab is housed in its own individual small stupa. Continue to Kyaukdawgyi Pagoda, it is chiefly interesting for the hug seated Buddha image carved from a single block of marble. Enjoy Sunset at Mandalay Hill. Dinner at Local Restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Mandalay.


Day 4 | Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing

Breakfast at hotel. This morning, transfer to Mandalay jetty and enjoy boat trip to Mingun. If you're lucky you may even spot a pod of rare Irrawaddy dolphins along the river. Arrive Mingun and sightseeing by Bullock-carts. Visit Mingun Bell, weighing 55,555 viss (90) tonnes and the largest hung uncracked bell in the world. Then Visit to Mingun Pagoda, built in 1790 by Bodawpaya with thousands of slaves and prisoners of war laboured. Then continue to Hsinbyume Pagoda (Also known as Myatheindan Pagoda), built byKing Bagyidaw in 1816 and this stupa was construed in memory of his senior wife, the Hsinpyume Princess. Later return to Mandalay and Lunch at Local Restaurant.


In the afternoon, transfer to visit Innwa (Ava)and sightseeing around Ava by horse-cart. First visit to Maha Aungmye Bonzn Monastery (Also known as the Ok Kyaung), brick-and-stucco monastery built by Meh Nu, the chief queen of Bagyidaw, for her royal abbot U Po (Nyaunggan Sayadaw) in 1818. Then visit to Nanmyin Watch Tower, 27m high masonry watchtower and climb to the top to enjoy views over the river. Then continue to Bagaya Kyaung, which dates from 1834 and built of teak and supported by 267 teak posts. Continue to Sagaing and sunset at Sagaing Hill and the hill itself has a number or stupas and monasteries. Dinner at Local Restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Mandalay.


Ancient City Near Mandalay

Day 5 | Cruise the Ayeyarwaddy River

On this early morning, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the banks of the Ayeyarwady River to catch your cruise time to Bagan. Your day will be started with a beautiful sunrise from the upper deck of RV PANORAMA, enjoying breakfast on upper deck under the warm sunlight and gentle breeze. Downstream from Mandalay to Bagan, exploring a typical village at a river bank of the Ayeyarwaddy will give you unforgettable memories. Delicious Myanmar cuisine will await you for lunch and you will have a relax time for sunbathing in the sun deck. As an additional service, our crew team will demonstrate different ways of wearing Myanmar Traditional Longyi (garment worn by Myanmar people) and Thanatkha (fragrant paste made from the bark of Thanatkha tree). Enjoy the gorgeous sunset moment and arrive at your destination. Our friendly driver will waiting you at the jetty to transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at your hotel, Bagan.


Cruise The Ayeyarwaddy River | Mandalay - Bagan

Day 6 | Learn the Culture & History of Bagan, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Breakfast at hotel. Our friendly guide will pick you up from your hotel at 9 AM. Then start your full day Bagan sightseeing tour with a visit to Nyaung Local Market. Then visit to see the golden stupa of Shwezigon Pagoda, where the 37 pre-Buddhist 'nets' were first officially endorsed by the Barmar monarchy. The 12th Century originals were spirited away by a collector and are now reportedly somewhere in Italy. Then visit to Gubyaukgyi Temple, Wetgyi-Inn Village between Bagan and Nyaung-U. It was built in early 13th century, on the model of Maha Bodhi Zedi. Next stop is Htilominlo situated close to the road between Nyaung U and Bagan, built by king Nantaungmya in 1218 and traces of old murals are also still visible. Take photo around the temples and visit to Lacquer Ware Factory to watch craftsmen skilfully making this most famous of Bagan handicrafts. Lunch at one of the local restaurant.


In the afternoon, visit to Ananda Temple, a whitewashed masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and the adjacent brick monastery with beautiful, well-preserved 18th century murals. Then visit Nanpaya Temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said once to have been Manuha's residence. See the four Buddha images in Manuha Pagoda. Then stop at Myazedi Stupa to see Myanmar's "Rosetta Stone", bearing inscriptions written in four languages. Continue to the Myinkaba area and visit Gubyaukgyi Temple, this temple was built in 1113 by Kyansittha's son Rajakumar, on his father's death. The fine stuccowork on it exterior walls is in particularly good condition. Enjoy Sunset at Shwe Sandaw Pagoda (or) Buu Pagoda. Dinner at one of the local restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Bagan.


Bagan | UNESCO World Heritage Site | Myanmar.

Day 7 | Make Your Ways to Inle Lake & Spend Your Evening At Winery

​On this morning, our friendly drive will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Nyaung U airport for your flight to Heho from Nyaung U. Our friendly guide and driver will be waiting you to pick up at the Heho Airport. Continue your drive to 'long lost' Kakku in a region populated by the Pa-O people, which take just a couple of hours from Taunggyi. Kakku Pagoda is very unusual and little is known about its origins. The Pa O people believe that the original pagoda was built on the site some 2,000 years ago. Dozens of small stupas surround the main pagoda in a huge circle. You can wander around the stupas, which are decorated with fine stucco-work and Buddha images. Lunch at Local restaurant.


In the afternoon, drive back to Inle Lake to enjoy sunset and sightseeing at Red Mountain (Winery) and take your boat to your hotel, Inle Lake. Accommodation at hotel, Inle Lake.


Red Mountain Vine Yard | Nyaung Shwe | Shan State | Myanmar.

Day 8 | A Day On Lake Inle

After the breakfast time, our guide will pick you up from your hotel to explore at Inle Lake. Enjoy your Inle Lake Boat Trip and you will see the lake's unique “Leg Rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. Visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the holiest religious site in the southern Sahan State. Five images, for of which are ferried around the lake during Phaung Daw U Festival (late September/early October – please check with us for exact festival date). Then stalls on the ground floor of the shrine and nearby sell brightly coloured cotton Shan shoulder bags, other local crafts and 'antiques'. Silk and cotton fabrics are a local speciality, there are over 200 hand looms. Continue visit to Nga Phe Kyaung (Jumping Cat Monastery), wooden monastery on stilts over the lake. Then back to your hotel. Accommodation at your hotel, Nyaung Shwe.


A Village At The Middle Of The Inle Lake | Myanmar.

Day 9 | Explore to Southern Part of Inle Lake

​Breakfast at hotel. This morning, leave your hotel by boat for a real trip off the beaten path let us take you to the southern end of the lake. The journey is half the fun. You’ll pass sugarcane plantations, bamboo forests, and much more before being greeted by stupas rising out of the water in this largely untouched Pa-o village. The trip will last the whole day and since it is about 3 hours each way, we suggest you get an early start. Back to your hotel.


Sagar | Samkar | Southern Part of Inle Lake | Myanmar.

Day 10 | Make Your Way Back to Yangon

Breakfast at hotel. Take your leisure time for the half day at your hotel, Inle Lake. This afternoon, leave your hotel by car and then drive to Heho Airport. Domestic flight from Heho to Yangon. Accommodation at your hotel, Yangon.


Day 11 | Myanmar Departure

​Breakfast at hotel. Today, you will pick up by our driver and transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Where to stay in Myanmar?

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