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14 Day Myanmar Culture & Beach

$1,799
Per Person

Typically $3,299
In this 14 day culture and beach package you will tour Yangon, Bagan & Inle Lake. Enjoy a river cruise to Mandalay and spend 3 nights relaxing in Ngapali beach – rated as one of the best beaches in all of South East Asia.

the tour

Our Myanmar tour deals just get better. Discover the very best of Myanmar on this 14 day guided tour. You will explore all the highlights of Myanmar (formally Burma) for an historical and cultural experience. Then, complete your holiday with a relaxing stay at Ngapali beach. This bargain package also includes a cruise from Bagan to Mandalay; a fabulous way to witness the rural Myanmar landscape.

Starting in Yangon, your tour will include a comprehensive city tour and a visit to the most famous landmark. Shwedagon Pagoda. View this stunning temple in all its glory at sunset. Next, embark on a short flight to Bagan, the land of 4 million pagodas. An optional sunrise hot air ballon flight is a definite bucket list ticker if you have the opportunity. After this, take a ferry cruise upstream along the Irrawaddy river to Mandalay, where you will spend a couple of nights. Your tour of Mandalay will incorporate the iconic U Bein bridge, as well as more spectacular temples and local villages.

A holiday to Myanmar isn’t complete without exploring the floating villages on tranquil Inle Lake. Watch in awe how the local fisherman are still using their age-old method of rowing with just one leg. To top off this amazing trip, you will end in Ngapali beach. Known as one of the most stunning beaches in the whole of South-East Asia. No plans here, simply relax with a cocktail in hand and enjoy the serenity.

INCLUSIONS

This 14 day package is one of our best Myanmar tour deals yet! It includes 13 nights accommodation. Daily breakfast. Professional and dedicated English speaking guides. All sightseeing as mentioned and more. We have departure dates until September 2022, and payment plans available. Contact us to find out more!

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrive Yangon, Myanmar

“Mingalabar” – “Welcome to Myanmar”. On arrival at Yangon International airport, you will be met by a MyHoliday2 representative and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your own leisure.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Yangon

DAY 2: Yangon City Tour

Explore the city of Yangon today on a city tour and learn about its vast culture and traditions. We start with a tour to century-old buildings learning about Yangon’s colonial past, then we visit BoGyoke (Scott) Market for a spot of souvenir shopping, the Royal Lake and then enjoy a spectacular sunset at the famous landmark ShweDaGon Pagoda.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Yangon

DAY 3: Yangon ~ Bagan ~ Temples Tour

In the early morning, take a short flight to Bagan. Once at Bagan, your tour guide will take you around its wonderful scenery and architecture. Bagan is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia and a favourite from most travellers who visit Myanmar. Today there are more than 2000 pagodas left standing in Bagan and we will take you on a mesmerising tour of this archaeological site. You will first visit Nyaung U Market, a bustling market where your guide will help you to discover a variety of Burmese traditional breakfasts. Enjoy breakfast at a local tea house, which is situated next to the market, a great spot for people watching and observing local life. Then, we will visit a number of incredible temples including Shwe-Zi-Gon Pagoda, Hti-Lo-Min-Lo Temple, Ananda Temple, That-Byin-Nyu Temple, Dham-Ma-Yan-Gyi Temple, ending with the Shwe-San-Daw Pagoda in time to witness another superb sunset from the top.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Bagan

DAY 4: Bagan Sightseeing by E-Bike (By Tuk Tuk on Request)

After breakfast at the hotel, join your guide for an e-bike tour of Bagan. We’ll start our adventure by exploring the village of Taungbe. We’ll have about half an hour to ride around the village, and you’ll get to visit a small morning market and meet with a local family, who will share with you their story of local life in Myanmar. We’ll also visit a 150-year-old wooden monastery that’s in the village. After another short ride, we’ll arrive at the spectacular Shwegugyi Paya. Its name translates to “Great Golden Cave,” so we’re going to say it’s pretty spectacular. We’ll then ride to reach the next village, Myingabar, which is famous for its bamboo products. From there, it’s a 10-minute ride past toddy palm trees to reach Dhammayangyi Pagoda — the largest Buddhist temple in Bagan. We’ll ride back to Nyaung U for lunch at the local restaurant, cost is on your own, before riding back to your hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Bagan

DAY 5: Sailing to Mandalay ~ Irrawaddy River Cruise

Your day will start with a beautiful sunrise from the upper deck of RV Panorama, enjoying breakfast on the upper deck under the warm sunlight and gentle breeze. Upstream from Bagan to Mandalay, exploring the Ayeyarwaddy will give you unforgettable memories. Delicious Myanmar cuisine will be served to you for lunch and you will have a relaxing 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 Thanakha (fragrant paste made from the bark of Thanakha tree). Enjoy the gorgeous sunset moment and arrive at your destination. Transfer to your hotel in Mandalay and have the evening free at leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Mandalay

DAY 6: Mandalay City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to a promenade U Bein teak bridge, the world’s longest teak structure at 1.2 km / 3.4 mile long. Next, you will visit MaharGandarYone monastery, where you can see a thousand Buddhist monks and novices line up every morning, at 10:30 am, to receive their meal of the day at MaharGandarYone Monastery. Then, go to a “must visit in Mandalay” Mahamuni Buddha Temple. Learn more about the craftwork for which Mandalay is famous by visiting workshops and cottage industries. You’ll see gold-leaf techniques, wood carving and kalaga tapestry weaving. For lunch, we’ll go to a popular tea house. Tea houses are the centre of social and commercial life in Myanmar. You can see all kinds of people here, from business people and brokers to students and families all doing their daily business or just relaxing and socializing. After lunch, we’ll visit:

● Mandalay Royal Palace, the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy

● KuThoDaw Pagoda, known as the world’s biggest book;

● ShweNanDaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery), famous for its wood carving;

● Evening highlight is Mandalay Hill where you can enjoy 360 – degree view of Mandalay from the top.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Mandalay

DAY 7: Mandalay ~ InLe Lake

After breakfast at the hotel, take the short flight to Heho. Once at Heho, meet your transfer team. From here, it is a scenic one-hour drive to the village of Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to the magnificent Inle Lake. Upon arrival, check in the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, InLe Lake

DAY 8: InLe Lake Boat Tour

Looking down over the lake from the Taunggyi road, Inle lies in an enormous carpet of greenery. Dotted around the lake are the stilt-house villages and floating gardens of the Intha tribe. The Intha technique of leg rowing – where one leg is wrapped around the paddle to drive the blade through the water in a snake-like motion – is unique. 6 With our Inle Lake boat tour, you will experience a unique way of life that has lived on through generations, whilst exploring the culturally significant surrounds that form part of this beautiful region of Myanmar. You will be provided with a life jacket and easy seat for each person on the boat. This early morning tour offers magnificent scenery and the chance to observe the daily life of locals, who are mostly fishermen and plantation farmers. Take good photos of leg rowers of Intha (people from Inlay) situated only in this part of the world. Visit to the Phaung Daw Oo, the four revered golden Buddha images from the pagoda, which are ferried around the lake in a gilded barge shaped like a Hintha (the golden swan of Burmese legend) visiting all the pagodas in the area. Visit to the SilverSmith Shops, Silk Weaving Workshops and the Lotus Weaving Workshop; all unique features of Inle Lake. Also visit a cheroot factory, where the cigars are still made by hand in the traditional way.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, InLe Lake

DAY 9: InLe Lake ~ Indein ~ Ywama Boat Tour

After breakfast, it’s back on the water, sailing in a southerly direction along the western bank towards InDein. Passing through the busy village of Ywama, the largest on the Lake, with many channels and tall teak houses on stilts; enter a long, often tree-lined canal, either side of which farmers cultivate their land against the backdrop of the Shan Hills. Disembark at the central marketplace and follow the old covered path that leads to a 13th century monastery, and the very impressive ruins of over a hundred ancient pagodas, some still well hidden by the lush deep vegetation all around. Upon reaching the main stupa atop a hill, stop to enjoy sensational views of the surrounding mountains, and down the valley to Inle Lake in the distance. Return to the lake and transfer back to your hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, InLe Lake

DAY 10: InLe Lake ~ Ngapali Beach

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Ngapali Beach. The flight time will approximately be 1 and half hours. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to the airport. The rest of the day is at leisure in Ngapali Beach. Without doubt one of the most impressive beaches in South-East Asia, let alone Myanmar, Ngapali Beach is a series of long bays of fine white sand leading down to crystal clear water. Until recently served by a small handful of decent hotels, more are now being built as the country’s tourist industry flourishes. Although this means that Myanmar’s best known seaside village is more developed than it used to be, the greater choice of good quality accommodation is undeniably welcome.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ngapali Beach

DAY 11: Ngapali Beach Free Day

Enjoy your day at leisure in Ngapali beach. You can simply relax on the beach, swim in the waters or take a biking excursion to nearby villages to meet local fishermen and observe their daily lifestyles. If you are seeking a more adventurous experience, take a boat trip to swim, snorkel or dive around the surrounding islands.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ngapali Beach

DAY 12: Ngapali Beach Free Day

Spend another leisure day at the beach. You can simply relax on the beach, swim in the waters or take a biking excursion to nearby villages to meet local fishermen and observe their daily lifestyles. If you are seeking a more adventurous experience, take a boat trip to swim, snorkel or dive around the surrounding islands.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Ngapali Beach

DAY 13: Ngapali Beach ~ Yangon

Afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport to fly back to Yangon. The flight time will approximately be an hour. Upon your arrival in Yangon, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is your own day at leisure in Yangon.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Yangon

DAY 14: End of Tour ~ Departure

Breakfast and free time until your transfers back to the airport in time for your onward flight. Thank you for travelling with MyHoliday2!

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Our Myanmar tour deals just get better. Discover the very best of Myanmar on this 14 day guided tour. You will explore all the highlights of Myanmar (formally Burma) for an historical and cultural experience. Then, complete your holiday with a relaxing stay at Ngapali beach. This bargain package also includes a cruise from Bagan to Mandalay; a fabulous way to witness the rural Myanmar landscape.

Starting in Yangon, your tour will include a comprehensive city tour and a visit to the most famous landmark. Shwedagon Pagoda. View this stunning temple in all its glory at sunset. Next, embark on a short flight to Bagan, the land of 4 million pagodas. An optional sunrise hot air ballon flight is a definite bucket list ticker if you have the opportunity. After this, take a ferry cruise upstream along the Irrawaddy river to Mandalay, where you will spend a couple of nights. Your tour of Mandalay will incorporate the iconic U Bein bridge, as well as more spectacular temples and local villages.

A holiday to Myanmar isn’t complete without exploring the floating villages on tranquil Inle Lake. Watch in awe how the local fisherman are still using their age-old method of rowing with just one leg. To top off this amazing trip, you will end in Ngapali beach. Known as one of the most stunning beaches in the whole of South-East Asia. No plans here, simply relax with a cocktail in hand and enjoy the serenity.

INCLUSIONS

This 14 day package is one of our best Myanmar tour deals yet! It includes 13 nights accommodation. Daily breakfast. Professional and dedicated English speaking guides. All sightseeing as mentioned and more. We have departure dates until September 2022, and payment plans available. Contact us to find out more!

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

May: 8

June: 12

July: 17

August: 24

September: 18

October: 16

November: 13

December: *13

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2022:

January: 15

February: 12

March: 12

April: 23

May: 14

June: 18

July: 16

August: 13

September: 10

October: 8

November: 12

December: 3

 

Dates marked with * incur a surcharge:

3 Star Package – $200 per person

4 Star Package – $400 per person

 

If you cannot travel on any of our set departures and would like an alternative date, please contact us

INCLUSIONS

 

14 Day Guided Tour of Myanmar

13 Nights Quality Hotel Accommodation

13x Breakfasts, 1x Lunch

Temple tour of Bagan by E-Bike

Cruise from Bagan to Mandalay on RV Panorama

Mandalay City Tour & U Bein Bridge

Relaxing Boat trips across Inle Lake & Floating Villages

Yangon City Tour

3 Nights at stunning Ngapali Beach

Domestic Flight Yangon to Bagan

Domestic Flight Mandalay to Heho (Inle Lake)

Domestic Flight Inle Lake to Ngapali Beach

Domestic Flight Ngapali Beach to Yangon

Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Professional local English speaking guides

Airport transfers

All transport throughout tour

Small Groups MAX 10!

EXCLUSIONS

 

International Airfares

Myanmar Visa fee

City Fees (Approx: AUS$70 per person. Payable on arrival)

Hot Air Balloon ride

Optional tours

Travel Insurance

Tipping

Personal expenses

Other meals not included in itinerary

HOTELS

 

3 STAR HOTELS:

Yangon: The Hotel Mawtin

Bagan: Bagan View Hotel

Mandalay: Amayar Nadi Hotel

InLe Lake: 81 Hotel

Ngapali Beach: River Top Lodge

 

4 STAR HOTELS:

Yangon: Jasmine Palace Hotel

Bagan: Amazing Bagan Resort

Mandalay: Mercure Mandalay Hill

InLe Lake: Amazing InLe Resort

Ngapali Beach: Amazing Ngapali Resort

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

Triple share rooms are available

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels for $700 per person

 

OPTIONAL TOURS:

DAY 8: Hot Air Balloon Over Bagan USD$300 – payable direct to local operator

(Available Mid Oct – May)

 

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in Myanmar with extra nights pre or post tour

 

PRE/POST TOUR

3 Star Hotel Yangon – $90

4 Star Hotel Yangon – $130

 

POST TOUR

3 Star Hotel Ngapali Beach – $100

4 Star Hotel Ngapali Beach – $255

 

Prices are based per room per night for a standard room. Prices include breakfast and airport transfers. Contact us about room upgrades.

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid until 3 December 2022

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to travel

 

RATES:

14 Day Beauty of Myanmar 3 Star Package – $1799 per person

14 Day Beauty of Myanmar 4 Star Package – $2499 per person

 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers

3 Star Hotels – $500 per person

4 Star Hotels – $1000 per person

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum 10 people

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge

Children aged 2-11 at time of travel require a child voucher:

3 Star Package – $1499 – Add to cart at checkout

4 Star Package – $2099 – Add to cart at checkout

 

Children aged 12+ require an adult voucher

Child vouchers only apply if in addition to two full paying adults

Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and 2 children (1 in existing bedding, 1 in extra bed)

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See Refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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