7 Day Spirit of Myanmar

Yangon - Heho - Loikaw environs - Phekon - Inle lake – Yangon

(7 Days / 6 Nights)

All year round and can be tailored in accord with your travel plan

Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing (by car)

  • Arrive Yangon International Airport, welcomed by
    Beyond Myanmar representative and tour guide
  • Check into hotel
  • Afternoon tour of Yangon –
    • Karaweik Hall
    • Royal barge ride on the Royal Lake
    • Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda
    • City centre with the gilded 2,500 years Sule Pagoda
    • Colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park
    • Drive through the narrow streets of China Town
    • Short visit to Tao Temple
  • Shortly before sunset, visit the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda which glitters in the soft light of the early evening
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon

Day 02: Yangon - Heho - Loikaw (by flight & car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Transfer to airport for flight to Heho
  • Upon arrival at Heho airport, drive to Loikaw (the capital of Kayah State). Loikaw is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, where locals believe that the Keinara half-human half-bird creatures live. The Keinara, representing eternal fidelity, is the State symbol
  • The town has large wooden houses set in lush, green compounds
  • Belu Chaung is scenic beauty of Kayah Loikaw province is well known to tourists as it is the birth place of the Padaung tribal, or the Kayan tribal, or long neck women
  • Overnight at hotel in Loikaw

Day 03: Loikaw & Environs (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Visit the villages
  • Overnight at a guest house in Loikaw

Day 04: Loikaw - Phekon - Inle Lake (by car & boat)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Transfer to Phekon by car
  • Arrival at Phekon jetty and take a private boat trip to Inle lake
  • In the afternoon, check into hotel at Inle Lake
  • Half day sightseeing in Inle lake includes Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda (the most famous pagoda of the Shan State), Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, etc. Enjoy sunset at Inle Lake

Day 05: Inle Lake - Indein (by boat)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Spend a full day on a boat exploring the breathtaking lake, which is surrounded on both sides by high hills
  • Sightseeing on the lake includes
  • Visit the market, which is held once in every five days. It is the best opportunity to see hill tribes coming down to sell and buy their products
  • Indein Temple is a complex which travellers describe as Mini-Angkor. After a short distance walk through the bamboo forest, the Indein Temple complex is situated in the western shore of the lake and most of the internal wall of the ruins of 1054 shrines will blow you away.
  • Visit Impawhone silk weaving village, blacksmith and silversmith workshop, Cheroot making and surrounding villages
  • Overnight at hotel in Inle Lake

Day 06: Inle Lake - Yangon (by flight, boat & car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Drive back to Heho and transfer to airport for flight back to Yangon
  • Sightseeing in Yangon in the afternoon includes Botataung Pagoda, Nanthida jetty and National Museum
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon

Day 07: Yangon Departure

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Morning shopping at gems mart and handicraft shops
  • Visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market for souvenirs
  • Transfer to airport for departure
Included in the price are –
  • Daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking local Tour guide
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic air tickets + boat as per your itinerary
  • All transfers
Not include in the price are –
  • Meals (lunch and dinner)
  • Tips to guide and drivers
  • Visa and Travel Insurance

Above services shall be tailored in accord with your travel plan.

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