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Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar Foreground Tour - 5 Days

A Private Tour visiting Yangon, Bagan, Heho, Pindaya, Inle Lake & Yangon

Day 1 - Yangon

Your guide will meet you on arrival at Yangon International Airport to accompany you to your hotel.

This afternoon, an orientation drive acquaints you to the Historic Buildings of Colonial-Days and the Sule Pagoda, in the heart of Yangon.

Afterwards, you will head for Chauk Htat Gyi Temple; there is time to marvel at a gigantic reclining Buddha image. Stop for photos at the Kandawgyi Gardens beholding the Karaweik Hall, a royal floating barge, and a backdrop of lush trees and an idyllic lake.

The day ends at Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the fairest place and most spectacular religious monuments in the world, surrounded by an array of temples, shrines and pavilions. Take your time to be at this truly spectacular and remarkable highlight.

Enjoy the dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 - Yangon - Bagan

Rise before daybreak and you will be assisted to the airport for your flight to Bagan.

Upon arrival in Bagan, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Highlights on this morning's tour include Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of pagodas in Myanmar, Wetkyi-in Gu Byauk Gyi Temple with fine tempera mural paintings depicting the life stories of Buddha, and Ananda Temple, the most aesthetically beautiful monument in Bagan.

Enjoy a lunch at a riverside restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit a lacquer craftsman’s workshop to discover the intricate process of making lacquer wares.

Continue to Manuha Temple with a large seated Buddha Image, enshrined in a relatively small sanctum, illustrating the melancholy of a confined king, and Nanbaya Temple with noted perforated windows and friezes, a unique sandstone monument that is said to have been the residence of King Manuha.

Next, you will proceed to Myingaba Gu Byauk Gyi Temple, a Mon-style temple renowned for its fine frescoes, preserved by UNESCO. A visit to Bupaya on the bank of Ayeyarwaddy River, a perfect spot to enjoy a magnificent sunset, will conclude the day.

Enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Bagan.

Day 3 - Bagan - Heho - Pindaya - Inle Lake

Transfer to Nyaung U Airport for your flight to Heho.

Upon arrival in Heho, travel on a scenic route to Pindaya via Aung Ban. Visit the unique Pindaya Caves, where pilgrims placed thousands of Buddha images over the span of many centuries. Observe how the paper parasols are being made at a small workshop at the foot of Shwe Oo Min Hill.

After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed by road to Inle Lake and by boat to the hotel on the lake.

Enjoy a dinner at your hotel and overnight on the lake.

Day 4 - Inle Lake

Visit a colourful local market in the Inle Lake region.

Afterwards, an excursion by boat on Inle Lake will include seeing the famous leg-rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life.

Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant on the lake. The highlights on the lake are Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Nga Phe Chaung Monastery with a collection of ancient Shan-style Buddha images and other sights such as blacksmiths, silversmiths, weaving looms, etc. There is time to take a delight in a captivating sunset behind the mountain.

Enjoy a dinner at your hotel and overnight on the lake.

Day 5 - Inle Lake - Heho - Yangon

Time this morning to relax in your hotel before the transfer by boat and road to Heho Airport. Relax during the flight with distinctive and varied aerial views over the mountain ranges with lush trees, the fertile plain, and the paddy fields of delta region.

Upon arrival, you will have a vehicle with driver and tour guide at your entire disposal for further sightseeing or shopping. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant. Opportunity to take a short walking tour of the downtown and browse the hundred stalls of Bo Gyoke Aung San Market (also known as Scott’s Market).

You will be assisted to Yangon International Airport for your departure by international flight in the evening.


N.B. If guests would like to travel at leisurely pace, we would suggest that they spend an additional night in Yangon on Day 5 so that they can take a morning flight homeward.

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