8 Days Budget Tour

Duration

: 8 DAYS

Destination

: START|YANGON|INLE LAKE|BAGAN|MANDALAY|FINISH

Trip Overview

: Trip Overview
: This tour introduces the inspiring towns, culture and the real taste of authentic people.

Take the opportunity to mingle the diverse architecture of the city, magnificent Shwedagon pagoda and bustling down town in Yangon.

Travel like local from Yangon to Nyaung Shwe, gate way to Inle Lake by express night bus. Traveling by bus at least one way is the simples way to get around Myanmar if you are on a budget.

Cruising the Inle Lake by private boat to explore ways of Ihtha life , floating garden and a typical local lunch at local home.

Wonder Bagan ancient temples and nearby villages to see local products and daily life.

Your tour will conclude in Mandalay by discovery on Royal Palace, 200 years old bridge, some cottage industries and Mandalay Hill.

Day 1 Yangon arrival

Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Yangon - 1 night

Explore Yangon by your own and night bus to Inle Lake

After breakfast, y your first leg of Yangon will begin with a visit to Shwedagon pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist site in all of Burma. Also known as the Golden Pagoda, the 2,000-year-old hilltop temple complex covers more than twelve acres and dominates the Rangoon skyline.

Then, take a walk through the city center, taking in colonial buildings and the bustling markets offer an insight into local life ,contemporary art galleries, over 100 year old beautiful Rangoon Synagogue to hear the brief history of Burmese Jewish Community and some interesting stories.

Transfer to highway bus station in the afternoon.
Night bus to Nyaung Shwe, gate way Inle lake.

Overnight onboard.

Day 3 Arrive Nyaung Shwe. Discovery Nyaung Shwe by private boat

Arrive Nyaung Shwe early in the morning. Pick up from the bus station and transfer to your hotel.

After refreshing up, take a walk to jetty for fullday tour on Inle Lake by boat.
Discover the culture wonders, natural beauty and unique lifestyles of Inle Lake on this full day excursion. Travel by private, long tail boat and wind through stilted houses to hidden craft shops, venture ashore to see jungle-shrouded temples, dine on traditional Inthar cuisine and witness the fishermen of Inle.


Overnight in Nyaung Shwe - 1 night

Day 4 Travel by express night bus from Nyaung Shwe to Bagan

Free at leisure today to explore Inle Lake & its surrounding.
Transfer to the bus station for express night bus to Bagan (ETD 2000 - ETA 0530) .
Overnight onboard.

Day 5 Explore Bagan by e-bike

Arrive Bagan and transfer to hotel.
After refreshing up, start your exploration of the site with visits to some of the site’s most important monuments such as Shwezigon Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi Temple and Sulamani Guphaya Temple. Continue to Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece.

Built 1105 AD in the early Mon-style, Ananda contains two unique Buddha images whose expressions seem to change depending on the distance and angle from which the statues are viewed.

Afternoon visit to nearby village to learn village life. Observe the process of creating “Poneyay Gyi (pea powder paste) and see how local plum jam is made & packed. The people here are very friendly and will greet you with warm smiles as they going about their business.

Sunset from one of the monument and back to hotel.

Day 6 Travel by Express bus from Bagan to Mandalay

Transfer from your hotel to bus station.
Travel by express bus to Mandalay by offering picturesque vistas of local villages and farmlands.
The bus departs at 0800 in the morning and arrives 1530 in the afternoon.
The views are pleasant – a mixture of palm trees, villages and paddy fields dominate the landscape.
On arrival at Mandalay. Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Mandalay – 2 nights

Day 7 Discovery on Mandalay

Discovery in Mandalay on arrival begins with a visit to ancient royal capital of Amarapura to witness the world's longest teak bridge over Thaungthaman Lake, lively Jade market & Mandalay’s backstreets to wonder cottage industries.

Afternoon tour to Royal Palace where Burma's last two kings lived and Mandalay Hill to see the best view over Myingyan plain and Shan mountain.

Day 8 Depart Mandalay

Free at leisure in the morning.
Transfer to international airport early in the afternoon for onwards flight to next destination.

Hotel based on

Accommodation with private bathroom

Yangon – Backpacker Hostel,www.backpackerbnbyangon.com
Inle Lake (Nyaung Shwe) – Thiri Nanda Villa,
Bagan – Nothern Breeze Guest House,www.northernbreezeguesthouse.com
Mandalay – A Litte Bit of Mandalay Tarvern, www.littlemandalay.com

Price

USD 262 per person for party of 2 pax based on twin/double shared bed basis
Price validity ; February 2018 to end of September 2018 (except water festival period from 12 to 17 April)

Larger groups will pay less per person, single person purchase will mean a higher price.

Inclusion:

6 Nights hotel accommodation & 1 night onboard
6 breakfast
Private transfers
Travel by express bus from one place to another
1 day bout tour in Inle Lake, 1 day bike tour in Bagan and 1 day car with driver tour in Mandalay

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