A full of action 10 days tour around the country.
Next dates 2019
20 - 30 Dec
Next dates 2020
1 - 11 Feb
15 - 25 Mar
10 - 20 Jun
20 - 30 Jul
10 - 20 Aug
for other dates please ask
Arrivals and accommodations
Day 02 Yangon - Heho - Pindaya - Inle
Transfer by plane to Heho. Arrive Heho & proceed to Pidaya. Visit Pindaya Cave - thousands of Buddha Images placed there by pilgrims over many centuries & Shan Umbrella home industry. Then drive back to Nyaung Shwe then boat ride to hotel in Lake Inle.
Day 03 Inle
Day 04 Inle - Heho - Mandalay
Air transfer to Mandalay.
Day 05 Mandalay - Mingun - Sagaing - Innwa - Amarapura - Mandalay
Morning visit to Mingun, 11km upstream on the western bank of Irrawaddy River, 45 mins. cruise can view some of the village life along the river. Famous sites are Huge but Unfinished Pagoda & the world largest ringing Bell. Then continuous visit to Sagaing by car & visit Sagaing Hill. The other sites -- Aung Myay Bonzan Monastery, Me Nu Oak Kyaung, old watch tower in Innwa & sunset from U Bein wooden bridge of Amarapura.
Day 06 Mandalay - Pyin Oo Lwin - Mandalay
Day 07 Mandalay - Bagan by boat
Early breakfast & transfer to jetty. About 10 hours cruise down stream Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan.
Day 08 Bagan
Whole day visit in Bagan. First sightseeing to Nyaung Oo Market to see traditional Myanmar life. Then the worthy sites to visit are Shwezigon Pagoda - built in ( 1084 - 1113 ), Kyansittha Umin near Nat Hlaung Kyaung, Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple - with fine mural painting of Jatakas scenes, Htilominlo - with its plaster carvings, Ananda - an architectural masterpiece, Thatbyinnyu Temple - highest in Bagan. Continue to Myinkaba village to see Manuha temple - with gigantic Buddha image, Nanpaya temple - an early style with the finest stone carving and Dhamayangyi Temple, now you have seen the most beautiful, the highest & the most massive three temples of Bagan --- Ananda, Thatbyinnyu & Dhamayangyi respectively.
Sunset balloon ride (October to May).
Day 09 Bagan - Popa - Bagan - Yangon
Visit Mt. Popa, 37 miles from Bagan - where you can explore five forest ecosystems all within one hour trekking if time permits. You can also observe the ways of life of upper Burmans. Visit lacquer ware industries in Bagan too.
Day 10 Departure Yangon
Breakfast & departures
Please note this tour is operated by our local partner in Myanmar.
Please note: minimum 2 people are required for this package.
20% discount is offered to the second person when booking together and sharing a room.
drinks, tips and personal expenses etc
Private tours are available also on demand for groups of 2 or more.
Cancellation/changes/no show policy:
1) Once you book your place / pay there are no refunds. It is a serious commitment to take part in the retreat. You should honor that and so will we.
2) If you can't make it to a selected retreat you can:
a) find somebody else until 7 days before the start date, no extra fee required
b) no shows with no notice equals in 100% fee loss.
3) If we have to cancel the retreat for any reason you will receive a full refund within 30 days