Classic Myanmar
Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon

Top Highlights Attractions

  • Walk through downtown Yangon exploring the incredible colonial history
  • With 3,000 temples to explore, Bagan is a fascinating destination
  • Take a day cruise along the Irrawaddy River

Home hosted meal was wonderful

Day 1 – Arrive - Yangon
You will be met at the airport by our English-speaking guide, and transferred to your hotel in Yangon. Relax and enjoy the comforts of your hotel or take a walk through the bustling streets, the afternoon and evening will be at your leisure. Overnight – Rose Garden Hotel
Day 2 – Yangon
This morning, go on a cultural walk through downtown with your guide. Explore some of the many British colonial buildings, while your guide explains a bit about their history. In the afternoon, make your way to Aung San Museum, and take a walk around the magnificent Kandawgyi Lake, otherwise known as the Royal Lake. As evening approaches walk around the beautifully lit Shwedagon Pagoda, the countries most important monument.
Day 3 – Yangon - Bagan
Take an early morning flight to Bagan, one of the most important archeological sites in the world. You will have a full day, exploring the temples with you knowledgeable guide. In the evening, hop on a sunset cruise along the Irrawaddy River to cap off an extraordinary day. Overnight – Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Day 4 – Bagan
Following breakfast, join your guide for a trip to Mt Popa, situated an hours drive from Bagan. Climb this extinct volcano, for panoramic views across the plains below. Return to Bagan via a toddy farm, where local liquor is made. You will have the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight – Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Day 5 – Bagan - Mandalay
Today, board a relaxing cruise along the Irrawaddy River to Mandalay. Enjoy the slower pace of life, while observing rural life along the banks of this great river. Overnight – Hotel by the Red Canal
Day 6 – Mandalay
Close to Mandalay, you will find three further ancient capitals, and today you will go on a tour exploring each one. Start the day with a visit Amarapura, where you will find the famous U Bein Bridge. Following this make your way to Inwa, where you will be taken around by horse cart, before ending your day at Sagaing. There is a magnificent sunset view of Mandalay from the summit of Sagaing Hill here. Overnight – Hotel by the Red Canal
Day 7 – Mandalay - Inle Lake
Take a short morning flight to Heho, and be transferred to the picturesque Inle Lake. Upon arrival, board a boat, and go on a full days exploration of this incredible lake, passing by floating gardens, local fishermen, and visiting silk workshops on the lake Overnight – Sanctum Inle Resort