Yangon, Inle and Ngapali Beach

9 days: from $ 1.106 per person
Myanmar-Yangon-Sule_Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - Sule Pagoda
Myanmar-Yangon-Shwe_Dagon_Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - Shwe Dagon Pagoda
Myanmar-Pindaya-Countless_Buddha_Statues
Myanmar - Pindaya - Countless Buddha Statues
Myanmar-Kekku-Pagoda_Field_of_Kekku
Myanmar - Kekku - Pagoda Field of Kekku
Myanmar-Ngapali_Beach-Bay_of_Ngapali_Beach
Myanmar - Ngapali Beach - Bay of Ngapali Beach
Myanmar-Yangon-Bogyoke_Aung_San_Market-Paintings_for_Sale
Myanmar - Yangon - Bogyoke Aung San Market, Paintings for Sale
  • Travel Overlook
    Season: all-seasonal
    Trip Idea: Culture, Relaxation
    Transport: Aircraft, Car/Van, Boat
    Description: On this relaxing tour, you get to know the bustling city and former capital of Myanmar, Yangon. Travel to the beautiful Inle Lake, which is the second largest lake in Myanmar. On impressive boat trips you get an impression in the lives of people on the lake and visit significant pagodas. At the end of the tour you can relax on the beautiful white sand beach of Ngapali Beach, swim in the clear, warm waters or enjoy seafood at the many restaurants. We are sure that you will never forget this wonderful tour.
    Map
    Highlights
    Day(s) Location Highlights
    1 Yangon Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Shwe Dagon Pagoda
    2 Inle Lake Pindaya Cave, Inle Lake
    3-4 Inle Lake Shwe Inn Thein Pagoda, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Silver Smith, Pagoda Field of Kekku, Shwe Inn Thein Pagoda
    5-7 Ngapali Beach Ngapali Beach
    9 Yangon Kaba Aye Pagoda
    9 Yangon Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • Travel Details
    • Day 01 - Arrival in Yangon and Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      Our guide welcomes you at the airport and offers a small welcome gift. After that, transfer to your hotel in the car or minibus. After checking in and a short break you start for adiscovery tour in Yangon in the early afternoon.
      Afternoon Program:
      In the early afternoon, 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. Continue with the Bo Ta Htaung Pagoda, which means as much as 1,000 officers. The pagoda was built by the Mon and is about the same age as the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. It houses a hair relic of the Buddha. By car you drive to Kyauk Htat 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 work on you. Experience the illuminated Pagoda at night.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 02 - Yangon- 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 03 - 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 thesilversmiths 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 04 - Kekku und Inle See

      Morning Program:
      oday you take a cross-country trip to the spectacular pagoda field of Kekku in the southern Shan State. The facility houses more than 2000 stupas, which are close together in an area of about one square kilometer. According to legend, the first stupas were set by King Alaungsithu in the 12th Century. Many of the decorative sculptures and figurines date from the 17th and 18 Century, but some are much older. On the way you will make a stop in a Shan village to get a glimpse into the lifestyle of its inhabitants.
      Afternoon Program:
      Afternoon we return to Inle Lake. Take a boat ride to the western shore of the lake and located slightly hidden Inn Thein Pagoda. From the landing leads a slightly rising footpath to the hidden and unknown pagoda complex. Inn Thein is an incredible collection of weathered stupas overgrown by moss and climbing plants. In the late afternoon drive back towards hotel. Enjoy again the impressive sunset on the lake.
      Overnight in: Inle See
    • Day 05 - 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 06-07 - 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 08 - 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 09 - 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 $ 1,836 $ 1,204 $ 1,115 $ 1,085
      English speaking standard $ 2,112 $ 1,342 $ 1,185 $ 1,131
      without guide superior $ 2,192 $ 1,336 $ 1,353 $ 1,216
      English speaking superior $ 2,468 $ 1,474 $ 1,323 $ 1,262
      without guide deluxe $ 2,393 $ 1,476 $ 1,394 $ 1,356
      English speaking deluxe $ 2,669 $ 1,614 $ 1,462 $ 1,403
      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
      • Visas
      • All transfers outside the itinerary
      • Tips for drivers and guides

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