Handcrafted Travel

Daily Departure

Day 01: Arrival in Yangon

Day 02: Yangon – Bagan

Day 03: Discover Bagan

Day 04: Bagan – Fly to Mandalay

Day 05: Excursion in Mandalay

Day 06: Mandalay – Fly to Inle Lake

Day 07: Inle Lake-Indein Market

Day 08: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon

Day 09: Yangon – Departure

Day 01: Arrival in Yangon (D)

Upon arrival at the airport in Yangon, transfer to the hotel (Check-in time is from 2:00 p.m.). We then visited Chautatkhgyi Pagoda, famous for the largest reclining Buddha statue in Myanmar. You will then enjoy a pleasant walk in the royal place where you can admire the Karaweik Palace and Kandawgyi Park. The highlight of this day is a visit to Shwedagon, the most impressive pagoda that dominates the Yangon skyline with a magical gleam of gold. Welcome dinner at the local restaurant (Burmese menu set). Accommodation in Yangon.


Day 02: Yangon – Bagan (B) (Flight)

Board the morning flight to Bagan

We spent an amazing day inside the heritages of Bagan. You will learn about the more than 2,500 temples and their history, discovering the uniqueness of their relics. Htilomino temples, Gawdawpalin temples, Ananda temples… will be the main attractions of Bagan that we are going to visit

One of the best things you will enjoy in Bagan before returning to your hotel is the magical sunset at the top of Shwesandaw. Accommodation in Bagan


Day 03: Discover Bagan (B)

Color your Bagan experience with a visit to Nyaung U Market. Next, we visit Shwezigon Pagoda, the oldest gold pagoda in Bagan, located in Nyaung U town.

A horse-drawn carriage ride will take us to the local habitat of Manuha, Kaweyai villages. We continue the visit to the lacquerware factory in the afternoon. Enjoy the sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River. Accommodation in Bagan


Day 04: Bagan- Mandalay (B) (Flight)

A short flight will take you to the last capital of Myanmar, Mandalay City.

Then we will visit Sagaing Hill with its best sites such as: Buhhda University, Kaung Mhu Daw Pagoda, Buddha Cave (U Min Thonze) and the observation point on Sagaing Hill where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Mandalay. Next, we visit Ava, Amarapura to discover Maha Aungmye Bonzan, NanMyint Watchtower and Bagaya Monastery. We continue the visit with a walk across the Ubein Bridge, the longest teak bridge in Myanmar. Enjoy a rowing boat ride on Maha Ganayon Kyaung Lake. Accommodation in Mandalay.


Day 05: Excursion in Mandalay (B)

We begin the visit in Mandalay with a boat ride, upstream to Mingun, heading to the Unfinished Wall and the Mingun bell. Our local expert will be happy to show you the life of the people who live on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.

Next, we will discover the royal vestiges and relics of Mandalay, including the Imperial Palace, Golden Monastery Palace, Mahamuni Pagoda, Sandamuni Pagoda, and Kuthodaw also known as the largest book in the world.

The highlight of this day is the sunset panorama from the top of Mandalay Hill. Free time to visit the Mandalay night market.


Day 06: Mandalay – Inle Lake Excursion (B) (Flight)

Today we will take a flight to Heho, where the guide is waiting for you for the transfer to Nyaung Shwe city. We will embark for an excursion on Inle Lake from the silk weaving, blacksmith and boat building villages on stilts.

Then we go to the Phaungdawoo Pagoda where it houses the five most revered Buddha images in southern Shan State. The excursion includes cultural interaction with local people and enjoying the sunset over the lake. Accommodation at Inle Lake.


Day 07: Inle Lake-Indein Market (B)

Indein shift market which takes place in different villages on different day attracts many local habitats who are hill tribes. The market is one of the most colorful appointments where you find Padaung, Intha, Pa O in their traditional costumes doing their business. We continue exploring the Indein complex.

The rest of the day is for exploration with our guide to the village of the Pa-O people and the lakeside town. Inle Lake Accommodation


Day 08: Inle Lake-Heho-Yangon (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Nyaung Shwe Market and Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery before transfer to the airport for your flight back to Yangon. Free time in Yangon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon


Day 09: Yangon – Departure (B)

Free time until transfer time to the airport to take the international flight


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