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Duration: 08 Days
Location: Yangon, Mandalay, Inle Lake
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  • Day 01 – Yangon

    Day 02 – Yangon/Mandalay

    Day 03 – Mandalay

    Day 04 – Mandalay/Bagan

    Day 05 – Bagan

    Day 06 – Bagan/Inle Lake

    Day 07 – Inle Lake

    Day 08 – Inle Lake/Yangon

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  • Day 01 – Yangon

    Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

    Have an introductory tour of Yangon, starting with Sule Pagodaold colonial city and Chinatown. Enjoy a tasty traditional Burmese lunch before visiting Shwedagon Pagoda and stop by Strand Hotel or a local teashop for a drink. Return to Shwedagon Pagoda after sunset when it is illuminated.

    Meals included: Lunch.

    Day 02 – Yangon/Mandalay

    This morning, fly to Mandalay.

    Before arriving into Mandalay city, we make a stop at Paliek. Most travelers visit Paliek for the snake temple, but the real lure is the lesser known 300 or so ancient temples in the same area.

    Embark on a city tour of Mandalay including Kuthodaw PagodaShwenandaw Monastery and Mahamuni Pagoda. Pass the lively Yadanabon market and numerous gold leaf hammering workshops.

    At sunset, drive out of the city to Amarapura and visit Mahagandayon Monastery before walking on the world’s longest teak bridge, U Bein Bridge.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

    Day 03 – Mandalay

    A short cruise upstream, arrive at Mingun to witness the Mingun Bell, said to be the largest un-cracked bell in the world. Continue cruising leisurely for about 3 hours to Ava with a simple lunch served on board. Tour various ancient temple ruins by horse cart.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

    Day 04 – Mandalay/Bagan

    Transfer to Mandalay airport for your flight to Bagan.

    Start the day with a view over the thousands of temples. Visit the Gubyaukgyi TempleAnanda, and Dhammayangyi stupa and have a picnic amongst the temples. Continue the tour by horse cart and climb up Pyathagyi Pagoda for the most dramatic sunset over Bagan!

    Biking alternative: Choose to peddle through the maze of temples at your own pace instead.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

    Day 05 – Bagan

    Optional: At sunrise, take a hot air balloon ride over the Ayeyarwady plain and thousands of temples! (Operates Oct – Mar only and advance booking is strongly recommended)

    This morning, you have a choice of activity:

    • Popa: Make an excursion to Mt. Popa for its panoramic view of the local tropical region OR
    • Go off the Tourist Trail to the countryside ofPakokku and visit a local market, the Alai Teik Monastery and a cave temple OR
    • Take a Food Tour of Bagan! Visit markets and home-based industries and learn about local ingredients, with a tasting of 30 different dishes.

    In the evening, take a boat ride down Ayeyarwady River and enjoy a sundowner on a sandbank in the middle of the river.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

    Day 06 – Bagan/Inle Lake

    Transfer to the Bagan airport for your flight.

    Arrive in Heho and drive about an hour to Nyaung Shwe. Make a stop at the ancient teak wooden Shwe Yan Pyay monastery with the oval windows and enjoy a Shan lunch before you begin your boat ride on the lake. Be welcomed by a local Intha family living on stilts and navigate through strips of their floating vegetable farms.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

    Day 07 – Inle Lake 

    Enjoy a full day boating around the lake, including the rotating five-day marketsIntha fisherman rowing in the one-legged style. We will also visit the Phaungdaw U Pagoda, local cheroot factory (Burmese cigar), Intha Heritage House where the Burmese cats are bred and a weaving factory. Then, cruise through creeks to arrive at the “forest pagodas” at Indein, home to several Pa O villages.

    1 Day Extension (Optional)
    Traditional Shan Cooking Class in Family House
    Meet an Intha native from the lake. Visit the local market to find all ingredients, go by boat to the traditional house and get prepared. Class ends with a very tasteful lunch.

    Half Day Walk through the Wineries
    Walk through the different plantations and arrive Aythaya winery. Make a short walk through the vineyard and enjoy a Shan meal with tasting of 4 different wines at their restaurant.

    Half Day Tour of the Ruins of Indein with Canoe Trip
    You will walk about 1 hour to enjoy a fantastic view over the lake and visit the primary school in Tha Ley village. A home-made cooked lunch is served in a local house. You continue towards the Nam Pan village for a very interesting trip going local with a small canoe.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch..

    Day 08- Inle Lake/Yangon

    Depending on your departure flight, transfer to town and our guide will bring you to Bogyoke market (closed on Monday) or whichever shop you like.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

  • Trip Cost varies based on travel season (high to low), your choice of accommodation (from budget to luxury), flight (economy to first class), optional tours and other special requests. Kindly email us at info@funkytravels.com to get the correct price for your selected trip.

    INCLUDES:

    • Domestic airfare in Myanmar.
    • Accommodation on twin or double sharing basis.
    • All meals as stated in itinerary.
    • All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle with English speaking guide and including all entrance fees

    EXCLUDES:

    • International Airfare and airport / government taxes.
    • Visa (if required).
    • Travel insurance.
    • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included.
    • Optional tours mentioned in the itinerary will be charged extra.
    • Gratuities to guide and driver.
    • Personal and other expenses such as bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.