A glimpse of Myanmar

From 1600€/person 10 days

Myanmar, a unique culture in the opening

The world is constantly changing, evolving, adapting... And so are Myanmar and its people, since a big opening to the outside world has been decided a few years ago. This is why you'll always hear about Myanmar: go before its culture has completely lost its authenticity! Don't worry, nothing is ever lost, or if it seems so, it is recorded in the memory of times and will reappear some day (maybe). But don't miss this chance... Go on a trip to Myanmar now!

A Buddhist kingdom

Your journey will be sprinkled with spots of bright red and orange colours: monks, adults and children, and nuns are everywhere. Traditionally begging for their morning meal, they repeatedly learn to stay humble and depend on society, while society depends on them: male children are often sent to temples for a part or all of their education and integrate the practice of meditation.


Discover Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) then reach Bagan temples, that you'll maybe see from a hot air balloon! Go on to Pindaya, visit its caves and meet Danu people, then reach lake Inle and its mysterious pagodas that seem to float on it. Finish you trip to Myanmar at Ngapali, its most beautiful beaches.
There aren't many good roads: expect taking several domestic flights across the country.


Day 1: Arrival in Yangon

Today you’ll fly to Yangon. Upon arrival you will meet your driver who will take you to your hotel downtown. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Yangon (B)

Today discover Yangon with your guide: you’ll embark on the local circular train to Insein and explore its brightly-colored market. Back to the city center, you’ll visit the old British Secretariat, and the more modern Yangon walls where young artists create their art. At the end of the day, visit Shwedagon Pagoda, with its 100m high stupa covered in gold, most magical at sunset.

Day 3: Yangon – Bagan (B)

This morning you will fly to Bagan and discover its archaeological site with your guide: Shwezigon Pagoda and gold stupa, Wetgyi Inn and Gubyaugkyi Temples beautiful murals, Htilominlo Temple and its stucco ornaments…
Stop for a while, checkin and enjoy your hotel and swimming pool at the hottest time of the day, to better discover Ananda Temple at sunset. If you’re still up, discover a unknown temple by night with torches only… A magical moment.

Day 4: Bagan (B)

This morning, take the time to enjoy your hotel and swimming pool. If you like (optional), get up early for a very special view on the temples of Bagan, up there in a hot air balloon!
After meeting your guide, you’ll keep on discovering Bagan by tuktuk, then embark on a small local boat for a cruise on the Irrawady river, with a couple of stops on the way and spectacular views at sunset.

Day 5: Bagan – Pindaya – Nyaung Shwe (B, L)

Today you will fly to Heho and reach Pindaya (1.5hrs drive). You will cross tea and oranges plantations before reaching a Danu village, an ethnic group living there in the Shan county. Share a traditional meal with a Danu family, before visiting the legendary 8000 Buddha cave, a Buddhist pilgrimage site. Your driver will then take you to Nyaung Shwe (1.5hrs drive) where you’ll board a local canoe and observe local fishermen.

Day 6: Nyaung Shwe – Inle Lake – Nyaung Shwe (B)

This morning, sail back up the river and visit a local market where mountain ethnic minorities come down in beautiful traditional clothes. Reach In Dein village and discover its unique covered path lined with a thousand pagodas. Explore Alaung Sitthou Temple and its stupas lost in the vegetation. In the afternoon, reach solid ground in a small village in the middle of the lake, and witness Inthar people’s way of life.

Day 7: Nyaung Shwe – Inle Lake – Sagar – Nyaung Shwe (B)

Today you will sail back up the river to Sagar village. On the way, stop at a local’s house on stilts to enjoy a fresh tea or coffee. Close to Sagar, discover Takkhaung Mwedaw pagodas complex that evoke Sagar’s glorious past. Keep discovering the south edge of Inle lake, a whole journey in itself when you slide through the bamboos of Paoh territory.

Day 8: Nyaung Shwe – Ngapali (B)

This morning, you will fly to Ngapali. Upon arrival, your driver will take you to your hotel. Free day at leisure to enjoy the beach and your hotel.

Day 9: Ngapali (B)

Free day at leisure to enjoy the beach and your hotel.

Day 10: Ngapali Departure (B)

Today is the end of your trip to Myanmar, your driver will take you to the airport, where you will board a flight to Yangon. At Yangon airport, take your flight to your next destination.


  • Hotel with breakfast
  • Lunch when mentioned (L)
  • Private drivers for airport transfers and days of visits
  • Tuktuk transportation in Bagan when mentioned
  • Boat cruise (Irrawady river) and local canoe transportation (Inle Lake) when mentioned
  • English speaking guides for days of visits
  • Entrance fees
  • Domestic flights
  • Visa
  • International flights
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Insurances
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