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Tour Overview

Discover the enchanting allure of Myanmar and Thailand over 14 unforgettable days. Immerse in Myanmar's spiritual wonders, exploring ancient pagodas in Yangon, mystical Bagan temples, and the serene waters of Inle Lake. Delve into the cultural tapestry of Mandalay and encounter local traditions. Then, venture into Thailand, where Bangkok's grandeur and floating markets captivate your senses. Relax on Phuket's idyllic beaches, indulge in water adventures, and relish exquisite cuisine. This journey offers a harmonious blend of heritage, adventure, and relaxation in two captivating Southeast Asian destinations.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Immerse in Cultural Riches: Explore ancient pagodas, museums, and historic sites, unveiling Myanmar's rich heritage and spiritual essence.
  • Scenic River Adventures: Glide on serene waters, witness unique leg-rowing techniques, and cruise amidst captivating landscapes at Inle Lake.
  • Mystical Bagan: Marvel at the ethereal beauty of Bagan's thousands of temples, a surreal landscape best experienced from a hot air balloon.
  • Luminous Shwedagon: Encounter the awe-inspiring Shwedagon Pagoda, adorned with golden spires and illuminated by the warm glow of countless lights at sunset.
  • Culinary Delights: Engage in a hands-on cooking class, savoring traditional Myanmar dishes, and indulge in diverse flavors, from street markets to elegant restaurants.
  • Regal Bangkok: Step into the opulent Royal Palace, pay respects at the Temple of Emerald Buddha, and navigate bustling floating markets, immersing in Thai grandeur.
  • Tranquil River Rows: Experience the serene U Bein Bridge, rowed upon by locals during sunset, offering a picturesque panorama of Mandalay's tranquil river surroundings.
  • Island Bliss in Phuket: Lounge on sun-kissed beaches, partake in thrilling water activities, and unwind in spas, embracing the ultimate tropical paradise experience.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Yangon! Upon arrival, your guide and driver will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure, giving you time to settle in and recover from your journey.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Yangon

  2. Embark on a memorable journey on the Yangon Circular Train, a local commuter train that offers glimpses into the daily lives of Yangon's residents. Stop at Chaukhtatgyi Paya, home to a colossal reclining Buddha, for a spiritual visit.

    Myanmar Yangon Circular Train
    Ride the Yangon Circular Train

    Dive into Myanmar's history and heritage at the National Museum, housing an extensive collection of artifacts, art, and cultural treasures.

    Delve into the life of U Thant, the renowned Burmese diplomat, at U Thant House, a museum dedicated to his legacy.

    As evening descends, witness the mesmerizing Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset. Adorned with golden spires and illuminated by countless lights, it's a sight to behold and a perfect end to the day.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Yangon

    Yangon Shwedagon Pagoda
    Shwedagon Pagoda

  3. After breakfast, take a guided tour of the historic residence of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and political leader, before catching your flight to Mandalay.

    In Mandalay, explore the ornate Bagaya Monastery, an architectural marvel made entirely of teak wood, and the Singapore Fortress, a military heritage site.

    Experience the tranquility of the U Bein Bridge as you row on the river, soaking in the enchanting sunset views.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Mandalay

    Myanmar U Bein Bridge
    U Bein Bridge at Sunset

  4. Rise early to witness the Face-Washing Ceremony at Mahamuni Buddhist Temple, a unique spiritual ritual that draws devotees from all over Myanmar. After that, go back to your hotel for breakfast.

    Continue your exploration with a visit to Shweinbin Monastery, known for its exquisite woodcarvings, and marvel at the vast stone inscriptions at Kuthodaw Pagoda, often referred to as the World's Largest Book.

    Myanmar Mandalay Shwe In Bin Monastery
    Shwe In Bin Monastery

    Then, gain insight into the intricate process of gold foil making at a local factory, where skilled artisans demonstrate their craft.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Mandalay

  5. Catch an early flight to Bagan, an ancient city studded with thousands of temples and pagodas.

    Immerse yourself in the local culinary scene with a cooking class in West Pwa Saw Village, where you'll learn to prepare traditional Myanmar dishes.

    After the meal, head to visit the grand Shwezigon Pagoda, adorned with gold leaf and surrounded by smaller shrines, reflecting the rich religious heritage of Bagan.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bagan

    Myanmar Bagan Shwezigon Pagoda
    Shwezigon Pagoda

  6. In the morning, explore the Bagan Archaeological Zone, home to architectural marvels like the Dhammayangyi Temple, the largest temple in Bagan, and the elegant Ananda Temple, a masterpiece of Mon architecture.

    For an unforgettable experience, consider taking a hot air balloon ride over the ancient temples (optional, at additional cost), offering a panoramic view of the picturesque Bagan landscape.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bagan

    Myanmar Bagan
    Experience a hot air balloon ride over the vast expanse of temples

  7. Fly to Heho and indulge in a delightful lunch at a local water restaurant, savoring the flavors of authentic Myanmar cuisine.

    Cruise on the serene waters of Inle Lake, observing the skilled fishermen using their unique leg-rowing technique. Learn about the construction of floating gardens and gain insights into local agriculture from your knowledgeable guide.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: near Inle Lake

    Myanmar Inle Lake
    This local fisherman rows with one foot on Inle Lake

  8. Dive into the heart of local culture at the bustling village market, where you can interact with vendors and witness the vibrant trade of goods. Also learn about the 5-Day Market from your tour guide.

    Explore the ancient ruins of the Inn Dein Pagoda complex, a testament to Myanmar's rich historical heritage, before returning to your accommodation.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: near Inle Lake

    Myanmar Indein Village
    Inn Dein Pagoda complex

  9. Fly to Bangkok, the vibrant capital of Thailand, in the morning.

    Upon arrival, your new guide and driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, exploring the city or simply relaxing.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

  10. Start your day by immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, where vendors sell fresh produce and handicrafts from traditional boats.

    Bangkok Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
    Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    Explore the opulent Grand Palace, a stunning architectural marvel, and pay your respects at the revered Temple of Emerald Buddha, one of Thailand's most sacred sites.

    Conclude your day with a visit to Jim Thompson's House, a museum showcasing the life and legacy of the American entrepreneur renowned for revitalizing the Thai silk industry.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

    Bangkok Grand Palace
    Grand Palace

  11. Enjoy the morning at your leisure, perhaps indulging in some last-minute shopping or exploring Bangkok's hidden gems.

    After lunch, board a flight to the tropical paradise of Phuket, a picturesque island renowned for its pristine beaches and vibrant nightlife. Check into your hotel and unwind.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Phuket

  12. Spend your free days in Phuket indulging in water activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, or simply lounging on the sun-kissed beaches.

    Explore the local markets, savor delicious Thai cuisine, and unwind with spa treatments, ensuring a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Phuket

    Phuket Scuba Diving
    Scuba Diving in Phuket

  13. Today is still free for you.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Phuket

  14. Enjoy your final moments in Phuket with some leisure time. Your driver will escort you to the airport for your onward journey, whether it's to your next destination or back home, marking the end of your memorable adventure in Myanmar and Thailand. Safe travels!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $3159 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price Includes

  • 13 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Air tickets mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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