Classic Myanmar Adventure G Adventures

Classic Myanmar Adventure

Embark on an in-depth exploration of a true Asian gem on a Classic Myanmar Adventure. Beautiful scenery and rich heritage surround visitors throughout this journey through Yangon, Kin Pun, Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw and gorgeous Inle Lake. You'll see floating gardens, golden buddhas, elaborate temples, ancient ruins, iconic U Bein Bridge and more on this one-of-a-kind escorted vacation.

Southeast Asia's second largest country is both mysterious and fascinating. Tour Myanmar's beautiful Bagan Archaeological Zone features temples, stupas and pagodas. Visit fallen World War II Allied soldiers buried at Htauk Kyant War memorial. Stroll across the world's longest teak footbridge, U Bein Bridge. Tour stunning Shwedagon Pagoda then visit Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda also known as the Golden Rock, perched on a granite boulder atop a mountain. Delightful artifacts at at Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay include the 729 Buddhist canons inscribed on marble slabs. A glorious sunset awaits at Shwe Kyin Monastery where you may also join the monks in meditation. Indulge in scenic serenity at Sagaing Hill, home to 600 white-painted pagodas. Learn about daily life along the Ayeyarwady River's banks where you'll witness washerwomen, buffalo carts and more. HIke in Kalaw through tea plantations, citrus groves and tribal villages. Inle Lake is a joy to sail along with stilt homes, hydroponic crops and floating gardens.


14 Daysfr. $1,912

  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: LinkAge Training Restaurant, Yangon
  • VISIT Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon
  • MARVEL at Reclining Buddha
  • EXPLORE Htauk Kyant War memorial
  • TOUR Amarapura and Sagaing
  • GUIDED TOUR Bagan Archaeological Zone
  • SAIL Inle Lake boat tour including floating villages
  • VISIT Shwemawdaw Stupa
  • SAIL Mingun boat trip
  • RIDE Local slow train
  • WALK across U Bein Bridge
  • TOUR Mahagandayong Monastery
  • ENJOY Sagaing Hills Meditation Centre
  • HIKE Hilltribe
  • ASCEND to Mt Popa
  • SEE unique floating gardens
  • STROLL Mandalay's temples
  • ASCEND Mt Kyaiktiyo to the Golden Pagoda
  • EXPLORE Kuthodaw Pagoda and view its 729 marble slabs displaying the entire Buddhist canon
  • VIEW 100-year-old legendary Arakan Buddha, at 11.5 ft tall
  • EXPERIENCE novice monks chanting in daily evening procession
  • LEARN about life along Ayeyarwady River, enjoying sights of washerwomen and buffalo carts
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Private bus, public bus, plane, boat, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Age requirement: 12+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 13 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$230-$300 for meals not included
  • Hotel Grand United - Ahlone in Yangon (2 nights)
  • Eternity Resort Hotel in Kin Pun (1 night)
  • Hotel Yangon in Yangon (1 night)
  • The Hotel Nova in Mandalay (2 nights)
  • Hotel Sincere Smile in Bagan (3 nights)
  • Dream Villa in Kalaw (2 nights)
  • Paradise Hotel in Inle Lake (2 nights)

YANGON Location Information Description

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Arrive at any time. Meet your CEO and fellow travelers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.

Hotel Grand United - Ahlone

YANGON/KIN PUN Location Information Description

Kin Pun, Myanmar (Burma)

Visit the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda before heading up to Golden Rock and its pagoda at the top of Mt Kyaiktiyo. Take in a bird's eye view of the surroundings, before returning back to Kinpun.

Breakfast

Eternity Resort Hotel

KIN PUN/YANGON Location Information Description

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Travel back to Yangon, stopping in Mingaladon to see a reclining Buddha or the Htauk Kyant War memorial, the largest and best kept war memorial in Myanmar.

Breakfast

Hotel Yangon

YANGON/MANDALAY Location Information Description

Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Take an early flight to Mandalay and visit the famous Golden Monastery (Shwenandaw), the only building still standing from the one hundred plus that once stood on the palace grounds. From here, visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda and look at its 729 marble slabs displaying the entire Buddhist canon.

After lunch, explore the Mahamuni Temple which houses the country´s holiest Buddha image, the 3.5m tall Arakan Buddha, made of bronze and gold leaf. Later, visit the workshops of gold leaf and marble carvers. Opt to climb to the top of Mandalay Hill for a bird´s eye view and a visit to the Shwe Kyin Monastery for sunset.

Breakfast

The Hotel Nova

MANDALAY Location Information Description

Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Head out in the morning to visit the nearby ancient royal capital of Amarapura (Sanskrit for "Beautiful Town"). Walk over the world´s longest teak bridge, U Bein, and visit Sagaing Hill for fascinating views over the pagodas and monasteries dotting the landscape down to the Ayeyarwady River.

In the afternoon travel by boat along the mighty Ayeyarwady River, enjoying sights of washerwomen, buffalo carts, and daily life along the riverbank. Visit the village of Mingun before returning to Mandalay for the evening.

Breakfast

The Hotel Nova

MANDALAY/BAGAN Location Information Description

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Transfer from Mandalay to ancient Bagan. Enjoy free time on arrival.

Breakfast

Hotel Sincere Smile

BAGAN Location Information Description

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Enjoy a packed day learning about the culture and history of this once great civilization. Visit ancient sites that host hundreds of temples and stupas. In the morning, wander through the marketplace of Nyaung Oo and get a glimpse of the lifestyle of the Myanma people. Next, visit Shwezigon Pagoda, the only golden pagoda in the Bagan area. Continue to the caves of Kyanzittha Umin.

In Gubyaukgyi, a perfect Indian-style temple, view hundreds of frescoes illustrating stories of the Buddha. Finally, visit the huge Htilominlo Temple. In the afternoon, explore Manuha Temple before checking out the elaborate stone engravings at Nanpaya Temple.

Head south to witness the beautiful Abeyadama Temple and finally the Lawkananda Pagoda, a landmark of Ayeyarwady fishermen. Visit traditional manufacturers of unique Bagan lacquerware and relax at one of the pagodas as the sun sets over Bagan.

Breakfast

Hotel Sincere Smile

BAGAN Location Information Description

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Enjoy a free day and continue your exploration of this gorgeous area or take some time to relax. **If you plan to take a hot air balloon ride in Bagan, this is the best day to do it. Keep in mind this should be reserved in advance and the ballooning season is from Oct 1 to March 31 every year.

Breakfast

Hotel Sincere Smile

BAGAN/KALAW Location Information Description

Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)

Leave early and drive to the cooler air of Kalaw, a former British hill station. Journey through sun-parched plains sprinkled with Palmyra palms to the 'Mountain of Deities', Popa. Climb a staircase (about 20 mins) up the huge volcanic rock to see shrines for Nats (celestial spirits of Myanma mythology) and small temples dedicated to the Buddha. On the climb up, pass many food stalls and shops selling herbal remedies. Continue to Kalaw for the evening.

Breakfast

Dream Villa

KALAW Location Information Description

Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)

Stretch your legs with a hike through the scenic hills of Kalaw and enjoy an included lunch. Explore the countryside whilst enjoying the cooler air at 4331 feet above sea level. Pass through tea plantations, citrus groves and tribal villages. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore Kalaw.

Breakfast, Lunch

Dream Villa

KALAW/INLE LAKE Location Information Description

Kalaw, Myanmar (Burma)

Enjoy a free morning to explore Kalaw's vibrant market or visit Aung Chan Tha Zedi, with its sparkling gold and silver glass mosaics, or the Hnee Pagoda with its 500-year-old bamboo Buddha.

Location Information Description

Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)

After lunch, jump on board the local train for a scenic journey to Lake Inle for an immersive journey through rural stations, stunning mountain scenery, and village life.

Breakfast

Paradise Hotel

INLE LAKE Location Information Description

Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)

Travel through a small creek by longtail boat to enjoy one of the most scenic boat tours in Inle Lake. The boat tour will go to Indein, at the western end of the Lake, where farmers can be observed cultivating their produce.

Visit some of the intriguing floating villages, try to spot the famous Intha leg-rowers during the tour., and investigate the great Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda with its five holy Buddha images.

Breakfast

Paradise Hotel

INLE LAKE/YANGON Location Information Description

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

After breakfast, board a flight back Yangon. The afternoon is free to explore the markets and sights of Yangon with plenty of time for some last minute shopping before dinner together at a G Adventures-supported project.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel Grand United - Ahlone

YANGON Location Information Description

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Depart any time.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Oct 23, 2021
$1,912.00
Sat, Nov 13, 2021
$2,349.00
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
$2,349.00
Sat, Dec 04, 2021
$2,349.00
Sat, Dec 18, 2021
$2,349.00
Sat, Dec 25, 2021
$2,349.00
Sat, Jan 08, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Jan 22, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Feb 05, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Feb 19, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Mar 12, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Apr 16, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Jul 23, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Oct 22, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Nov 05, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
$2,149.00
Sat, Dec 17, 2022
$2,149.00

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