Classical Tour and Ngapali Beach

14 days: from $ 1.258 per person
Myanmar-Yangon-Bo_Ta_Htaung_Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - Bo Ta Htaung Pagoda
Myanmar-Bagan-Bu_Pagoda
Myanmar - Bagan - Bu Pagoda
Myanmar-Mandalay-Mandalay_Hill_Pagoda-View_to_Mandalay
Myanmar - Mandalay - Mandalay Hill Pagoda, View to Mandalay
Myanmar-Inle_Lake-Shwe_Inn_Thein_Pagoda-Stupa_Garden
Myanmar - Inle Lake - Shwe Inn Thein Pagoda, Stupa Garden
Myanmar-Yangon-Kaba_Aye_Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - Kaba Aye Pagoda
Myanmar-Ngapali_Beach-Bay_of_Ngapali_Beach
Myanmar - Ngapali Beach - Bay of Ngapali Beach
  • Travel Overlook
    Season: all-seasonal
    Trip Idea: Culture, Nature, Relaxation
    Transport: Aircraft, Car/Van, Horse Cart, Boat
    Description: On this 14 day tour you will visit the classic destinations of Myanmar. The trip begins in the bustling Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, with its many attractions such as Shwe Dagon- and Sule Pagoda. The journey takes you to Bagan, the royal capital from the 9th to the 13th century, with its countless pagodas and temples. Explore the Pindaya cave, in which more than 8,000 Buddha statues are placed. Take a day trip to Mt. Popa, a volcanic cone, with its impressive pagoda on the top. In Mandalay, the second largest city in the country, visit the most important pagodas such as the Maha Muni- and the Mandalalay Hill Pagoda. Take a look at the process of producing gold leaf and visit a stone sculpture. On a day trip Mingun and Amarapura visit the largest with 90t weight still functioning bell in the world and experience the spectacular sunset on the famous U Bein Bridge. On the Inle lake take a boat ride to markets and pagodas and visit a weaving mill, an iron and a silver-smiths and get an insight into the lives of people on the lake. Following this, you fly to Ngapali Beach with its pristine white sand into the Bay of Bengal. Ngapali Beach is the most advanced and simultaneously the most popular beach in Myanmar. It is an excellent place to relax and to pass the many new impressions revue. We are sure you will never forget this place.
    Map
    Highlights
    Day(s) Location Highlights
    1-2 Yangon Mingaladon Airport, Sule Pagoda, Bo Ta Htaung Pagoda, Shwe Dagon Pagoda
    3 Bagan Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda, Hti Lo Min Lo Temple, Ananda Temple
    4 Bagan Palm Sugar Processing, Mt. Popa, Lacquerware Workshop
    5 Mandalay Maha Muni Pagoda, Gold Leaf Factory, Mandalay Hill Pagoda
    6 Mandalay Patho Daw Gyi Pagoda, Mingun Bell, U Bein Bridge
    7 Inle Lake Pindaya Cave
    8 Inle Lake Shwe Inn Thein Pagoda, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Silver Smith
    9-12 Ngapali Beach Ngapali Beach
    13 Yangon Kaba Aye Pagoda, Maha Pasana Cave, Myanmar Gems Museum
    14 Yangon Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • Travel Details
    • Day 01 - Arrival in Yangon

      Morning Program:
      not applicable
      Afternoon Program:
      Our guide welcomes you at the airport and offers a small welcome gift. After that, transfer to your hotel.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 02 - Yangon - Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      Today you will visit the highlights of Yangon. After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the city center. First you visit the more than 2000 years old and 45m high Sule Pagoda, in the Anglo-Burmese style, the City Hall and the Mahabandoola Park with it's Independence Monument. After this, you take a short walk to Pansodan jetty. The route takes you through the partly neglected streets designed by the British in a chessboard pattern of streets with their British colonial syles buildings. After visiting the famous Bo Ta Htaung pagoda that houses a hair relic of the Buddha.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch, take a detour to Bogyoke Aung San Market. The market is one of the major tourist attractions and is dominated by craft and jewelry stores, art galleries and clothing shops. By car you drive to Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, with over 70m houses the longest reclining Buddha statue in the world. As a final highlight of the day you finally visit the over 2500 year old Shwe Dagon Pagoda. It is the symbol of the country par excellence and one of the most famous stupas in the world. Let the pagoda sink on you. Experience the illuminated Pagoda at night.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 03 - Yangon - Transfer to Bagan & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      In the morning you drive to the airport and fly to Bagan. Our guide welcomes you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After hotel check in we go by horse cart or Motor Bike to Nyaung U market, Shwe Zi Gon Pagoda and Gu Byauk Gyi Pagoda.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch you will visit the Hti Lo Min Lo Temple and Ananda Temple, some of the biggest temples of Bagan. Ananda means "infinite wisdom of the Buddha". Afterwards you visit a lacquerware workshop. There you can see the production process. You have the opportunity to purchase high quality pieces. The next stage of your today's tour is the Manuha Temple. The temple is named after the Sun King Ma Nu Ha, launched in 1059 as a captive to Bagan. Enjoy the sunset from the Shwe San Daw Pagoda. From it you have an unforgettable view of the pagodas field and the Ayarwaddy.
      Overnight in: Bagan
    • Day 04 - Mt. Popa - Bagan & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      After breakfast, depart for a half day tour to Mt. Popa, located 50 km southeast of Bagan. On the way you stop at a palm sugar business. Here you can see the production process. Palm sugar is very popular. It is offered in the form of small flakes. Feel free to try it! The journey continues to Mt. Kalat, a bizarre volcano cone in 737m height. It is mistakenly referred to as Mt Popa. At the summit is a monastery, our destination. On its slopes arise around 200 sources. Their water use the cities Popa Town and Kayauk Padaung Township situated at the foothills of the cone. Mt Popa is considered as residence of the most powerful Nats and is the most important place for their worship. Enjoy the wonderful view of ancient Bagan in the north and the massive volcanic cone of Ma Taung Gyi.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch, drive back to Bagan and visit several famous temples or pagodas, such as the Shwe Gu Gyi Pagoda or the Ma Nu Ha Temple, which is named after King Mon Ma Nu Ha, who was imprisoned in 1059 in Bagan. Then visit a lacquer ware workshopBu Pagoda on the bank of Ayarwaddy. Enjoy the sunset from here.
      Overnight in: Bagan
    • Day 05 - Bagan - Transfer to Mandalay & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      Morning flight to Mandalay. Our guide welcomes you at the airport and escort you to your hotel.
      Afternoon Program:
      Once you have moved into your room, you drive to the Maha Muni Pagoda, situated in the south of the city. The pagoda houses the most important Buddha statue from Myanmar. She is 3,80 m tall and is constantly glued with gold leafs by the devotees, so you can hardly recognize its real shape. Near the Maha Muni Pagoda are some interesting stone sculptures. Here are primarily produced religious statues. Visit one of the workshops and can see the manufacturing process. By car, it goes on to a gold leaf manufacturing workshop. Buddhist devotees buy gold leaf to apply it on Buddha images in order to obtain (for the next life) as merits. The visit of the local workshop provides an interesting variety from the typical tourist offers, albeit small insight into the local culture. The last stop of today's tour is the Mandalay Hill Pagoda, the pagoda of wish fulfillment. The pagoda is situated on a 236m high hill, from whose terrace offers a breathtaking view of the city. Enjoy the sunset! Look at how the setting sun is reflected in the Ayarwaddy and slowly sets behind the Shan mountains.
      Overnight in: Mandalay
    • Day 06 - Mingun & Amarapura

      Morning Program:
      After breakfast you will take a 45 minute boat trip from Mandalay to Mingun. Here you will visit the Patho Daw Gyi Pagoda, which is with 150 m height the largest unfinished pagoda in the world. The reason for non-completion was an astrologer, who claimed that the will die king, once the construction would be finished. King Bodawpaya had cast had a gigantic bell for the Pagoda, the Mingun Bell. With 90 tonnes in weight, it is the second largest ringing bell in the world.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch drive to Amarapura with its beautiful Taungthaman lake with its famous U Bein Bridge. Amarapura located 11 km south of Mandalay and means something like "City of Immortality". The U Bein bridge has a length of 1.2 km and is over 200 years old. The sunset at U Bein Bridge is the crowning glory of your tour today.
      Overnight in: Mandalay
    • Day 07 - Mandalay - Transfer to Pindaya and Inle Lake

      Morning Program:
      In the morning drive to the airport and fly to Heho near Inle Lake. Our guide welcomes you at the airport and drive with you to Pindaya. It is a peaceful little town with a rural character. The city was made famous by the surrounding caves. Its residents mostly belong to the tribe of Danu.
      Afternoon Program:
      On the way you make a stop to eat lunch. Then drive to the Pindaya Caves. Over time, the caves developed to a Buddhist shrine. For tourists is only the Shwe U Min Pagoda accessible. There are countless statues of Buddha (about 8000) within the sacred cave complex. During the tour you will also find small rooms, in which you get only crawl. Very unusual are the stalagmites of the cave, which produce at a blow with a wooden stick sounds of a gong. To get to the entrance of the cave, you can either use the covered staircase or you use the elevator. Following the cave tour, you drive to Nyaung Shwe at Inle Lake and check in to your hotel.
      Overnight in: Inle Lake
    • Day 08 - Inle Lake - Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      Today you will take a day trip on Inle Lake. With 116 km2 it is the second largest lake in Myanmar. During the dry season, its average depth is about 2 m, during the rainy season, the water level is 1.5 m higher. Around and on the lake there are about 60 villages, specializing in the production of agricultural goods. The first objective of your current tour is located on the western shore of Lake Village Kaung Daing. There is a land-bound market, which alternately in the villages Kaung Daing, maing Thauk, Nampan, Inthein and Than Taung takes place and attracts many locals from the region. After the visit of the market it goes by boat to Inn Thein Pagoda. The pagoda is a holy site in the south-western lake area. You drive about 40 minutes to the Nam Pilu river. From there, walk to the pagoda. The complex consists of 1054 stupas. After the visit you eat lunch.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch it goes by boat to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, one of the most important religious sites in southern Shan area. The pagoda houses five small statues of Buddha and his disciples, however, were pasted over beyond recognition with gold leafs. It is incidentally allowed only men to apply the gold leafs. After it you go to several villages that are on all the lake. In the village Inn Paw Kone you can visit a weaving and a forge. In the village of Nam Pan watch the manufacturing process of Cheeroots. In the village Ywama you visit the silversmiths workshop. On the way back home you get the opportunity to visit the floating gardens with tomato plants. After the interesting explorations of the day you go back to the hotel and enjoy the sunset on the way.
      Overnight in: Inle Lake
    • Day 09 - Transfer to Ngapali Beach

      Morning Program:
      After breakfast, you drive to the airport in Heho and then fly to Thandwe (Ngapali Beach). You are picked up at the airport by the hotel's shuttle.
      Afternoon Program:
      Leisure at Ngapali Beach.
      Overnight in: Ngapali Beach
    • Day 10-12 - Ngapali Beach

      Morning Program:
      Ngapali is known for its miles of white sandy beach, Turquoise, crystal clear water and enough shady coconut palms. It is Myanmar's most beautiful beach provides the opportunity for many activities such as swimming, sailing, kayaking, and enjoying fresh seafood by candlelight as the setting sun sinks into the Indian Ocean. Ngapali is the perfect place to relax.
      Afternoon Program:
      Leisure at Ngapali Beach.
      Overnight in: Ngapali Beach
    • Day 13 - Transfer to Yangon & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      In the morning you will fly back to Yangon.
      Afternoon Program:
      In the afternoon you will visit two interesting sites, the Kaba Aye Pagoda and the Maha Pasana Gu cave. Both were erected by Prime Minister U Nu in 1952 in preparation for the sixth Buddhist Synod. The Synod lot together with the 2.500th anniversary of the Buddha's enlightenment. In the immediate vicinity is the Maha Pasana Guha cave. This artificial cave measures 113m x 139m. It can accommodate up to 10,000 people and was built in only 14 months. Up till now, the large cave is used for religious ceremonies in Yangon. Last attraction of the day is the Myanmar Gems Museum. The four-story building is located near the Kaba Aye Pagoda. Here are exhibited the most famous gemstones of Myanmar, such as rubies, sapphires, jade and pearls. In the first two floors of the house, the gems Mart, you have the opportunity to purchase gemstones and jewels.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 14 - Yangon Sightseeing & Departure

      Morning Program:
      The last attraction of the tour is the Bogyoke Aung San Market, formerly Scott Market. The market opened in 1926, is a major tourist attraction. Its offer includes antiques, crafts, countless jewelers to art galleries, restaurants and clothing stores. Here ends your tour and you will be taken to the airport where our tour guide will bid you farewell.
      Afternoon Program:
      Departure
      Overnight in: not applicable
  • Hotels
  • Prices & Services
    • Travel prices for the season from 01/10/2017 - 30/04/2018
      Tour Guide Category 1 Person from 2 Persons from 4 Persons from 6 Persons
      without guide standard $ 1,953 $ 1,402 $ 1,326 $ 1,235
      English speaking standard $ 2,287 $ 1,579 $ 1,515 $ 1,294
      without guide superior $ 2,244 $ 1,564 $ 1,425 $ 1,335
      English speaking superior $ 2,583 $ 1,596 $ 1,513 $ 1,393
      without guide deluxe $ 3,225 $ 2,127 $ 1,955 $ 1,915
      English speaking deluxe $ 3,453 $ 2,304 $ 2,044 $ 1,973
      The prices shown are per person.
      included Services
      • All transfers in the travel program
      • All entrance fees
      • Breakfast
      • Chilled water
      • Refreshing tissues
      • Taxes and service charges
      excluded Services
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      • All transfers outside the itinerary
      • Tips for drivers and guides

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