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MYANMAR: 11 Day Treasures of Myanmar Tour Including Flights for Two (3 Star)

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MYANMAR: 11 Day Treasures of Myanmar Tour Including Flights for Two (3 Star)

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Overview

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Glittering golden stupas, captivating rice fields, mystical temple ruins and culturally rich rural areas all await your exploration on this enthralling tour.

  • Return International Flights for Two with a Premium Airline
  • 9 Nights in Your Choice of 3 or 4 Star Hotels with Daily Breakfast
  • Fascinating Tours of Ancient Temples, Stunning Pagodas, Inle Lake and More

INCLUSIONS

  • Return International Flights for Two with a Premium Airline
  • All Internal Flights
  • 9 Nights of 3 or 4 Star Accommodation (See the Choose Your Package Section Below)
  • Daily Breakfasts
  • All On-Ground Transportation by Private Air Conditioned Coach
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • All Touring and Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • Experienced Tour Guides throughout the Journey
  • 24/7 Customer Assistance throughout the Tour
  • All Tipping

CHOOSE YOUR PACKAGE

This tour offers 9 nights of accommodation to suit every traveller. Want to save some extra spending money? Choose the 3 Star Package for excellent accommodation that’s more pocket-friendly. Got a bit more in the budget? Choose the 4 Star Package for a little more luxury that’s still great value.

When you’re ready to purchase, simply select your chosen package and corresponding travel period from the Package Options section at the top of the page.

3 Star Hotels:

  • Yangon – Royal Khattar Hotel or similar
  • Bagan – Hotel Yadanarbon Bagan or similar
  • Mandalay – Hotel Yadanarbon Mandalay or similar
  • Inle – 81 Hotel Inlay or similar

4 Star Hotels:

  • Yangon – Merchant Art Boutique Hotel or similar
  • Bagan – Amazing Bagan Resort or similar
  • Mandalay – Triumph Hotel or similar
  • Inle – Ananta Inle Resort or similar

TRAVEL DATES

  • Daily departures are available between 10 February 2017 to 20 September 2017
  • Blackout dates: 3 to 30 April 2017

HOW TO BOOK

  1. Once you have selected your favourite option, click on Add to Cart and follow the payment prompts
  2. Once you complete your purchase, you will be emailed a confirmation and unique booking code
  3. Please follow the instructions on your email to redeem your voucher

For any other assistance or enquiries please contact support@kogantravel.com or call us on 1300 517 210.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Bagan an ancient city, surrounded by beautiful scenery and architecture.
  • Relax and unwind at Inle Lake, marvelling at floating villages and the unique One-Leg Rower Fishermen.
  • Mingle with the local Myanmar people at the vibrant Nyaung U Market.
  • Enjoy a pony cart ride to visit the 27-metre-high Masonry Watch Tower Nan Myint, otherwise known as the “Leaning Tower of Inwa”.
  • Discover Ananda Temple known locally as the architectural masterpiece of a millennium, and the tallest building in Bagan, That-Byin-Nyu Temple.
  • Enjoy a stunning sunset view at the U Bein Bridge believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive in Yangon

“Mingalabar!” – Welcome to Myanmar! On arrival in Yangon, you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of your day at your leisure to settle in or explore your surrounds.

Day 2: Bagan Temple Tour (B)

This morning you will fly to Bagan and explore this ancient city, immersing yourself in its wonderful scenery and architecture. Bagan is renowned as the city of four million pagodas, and is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia. Start the morning off with a traditional Burmese breakfast at a local tea house next to the Nyaung U Market. While you’re there, make sure to get some photos of this vibrant market and mingle with the local Myanmar people. After breakfast, get your camera ready as you will visit some amazing sites such as Shwe-Zi-Gon Pagoda, Hti-Lo-Min-Lo Temple and Ananda Temple, known locally as the architectural masterpiece of a millennium. Next visit the tallest building in Bagan, That-Byin-Nyu Temple; before heading off to Dhamma-Yan-Gyi Temple, renowned for its intricate brickwork. Finish this spectacular day off at the top of Shwe-San-Daw Pagoda for a superb sunset
view.

Day 3: Bagan Village Tour (B)

Bagan is not only famous for its abundance of ancient temples, but also for its exquisite handicrafts. Today you will watch the intricate production of quality lacquer ware. Some of the finest are flexible, and made around bamboo and twisted horse hair. Next, you’ll learn about the making of Bagan’s most famous food, ‘Pone Yay Gyi’ at a local shop. You will learn the recipe for this famous black paste from the raw soybeans through to the finished product. Finally, visit the peaceful Taung Bi Village to meet some locals. After lunch at the local restaurant, arrive back at the hotel to spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay (B)

After breakfast today, enjoy a private car ride to Mandalay through local villages and stunning scenery. Upon arrival, relax at the hotel until it’s time to head to the famous U Bein Bridge for a stunning sunset view. The U Bein Bridge is 1.2 kilometers long, and was built around the 1850s. It is believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world. After this beautiful sunset view, you will be taken to a local restaurant for dinner before heading back to your hotel.

Day 5: Mandalay – Amarapura – Sagaing – Inwa (B)

Today you will have the exciting opportunity to observe monks worshiping and enjoying their daily meals at Mahar Gandar Yone Monastery. After this fascinating stop, you will begin your journey to Sagaing, stopping at the Silk Weaving Centre on the way. There you will visit Kaung-Mhu-Daw Pagoda, an enormous dome shaped pagoda, before taking in the breathtaking view of the Irrawaddy River from Sagaing Hills, where many Buddhist monasteries are situated. You will also see U Min Thonze Pagoda, one of the more distinctive complexes in the region. Then we travel to Inwa where you will take a pony cart to visit the 27-metre-high Masonry Watch Tower Nan Myint, also known as the “Leaning Tower of Inwa”. Finally visit the Bagaya Monastery built with 276 teak pillars, and observe a traditional Burmese Alms bowls workshop, before heading back to your hotel for a much deserved rest.

Day 6: Inwa – Heho – Inle Lake (B)

After breakfast this morning you will fly to Heho, to take a scenic drive to the village of NyaungShwe, the gateway to the magnificent Inle Lake. Once you arrive, the rest of the day is yours to explore Inle Lake at your leisure. Why not hire a bike and ride through the villages where you will pass buffalo in the water and farmers in the fields? Feeling tired? Why not visit one of the day spas or massage parlours?

Day 7: Inle Lake – Indein (B)

Today you will get to see Inle Lake by boat. This boat tour will offer an excellent opportunity to observe Myanmar rural life in the Floating Villages, such as Pouk Par and Khar Taw.
A visit to these villages provides an insight into how the locals on the lake live. You will witness lotus and silk weaving, boat making and cheroot making; as well as the incredibly unique One- Leg Rower Fisherman- truly a sight to behold. During this boat ride, you will get to see the Phaung-Daw-Oo Pagoda, the most important symbol of religion of Shan State; as well as the beautiful wooden monastery Nga-Phe-Chaung. After lunch, you will proceed to Indein where you will then take a short trek to Indein Pagoda. On the way, enjoy the serene atmosphere as you wander through artfully scattered 8th century Pagodas in ruins covered by trees and bushes. Finally visit the Intha people, members of a Tibeto-Burman tribe living on the banks of Inle Lake.

Day 8: Inle Lake (B)

Today is yours to explore at your leisure. Why not try some of the excellent cuisine Inle Lake is known for such as Htamin Jin, or take another boat ride to experience more of the unique scenery that Inle Lake has to offer.

Day 9: Inle Lake -Yangon (B)

After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Yangon. Upon arrival and after refreshments at your hotel, your day of sightseeing will begin with a walk through the busy city center before visiting some famous landmarks. Visit Karaweik Hall and Royal Lake for some beautiful photos, then explore Bogyoke Market, renowned as the best place for shopping in the country! Finally enjoy the sunset at ShweDaGon Pagoda, one of the most spectacular monuments in Myanmar.

Day 10: Yangon – Australia (B)

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Australia, filled with fantastic memories of your trip.

FINE PRINT

Buying and Booking:

  • Buy now – limited time offer!
  • Top Tip: Book early to secure your preferred dates!
  • 14 day booking guarantee – if you can’t book your preferred dates within 14 days we will refund you in full. See T&Cs here
  • Bookings are non refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

General:

  • Daily departures available for a minimum of 2 people twin share, subject to availability
  • Subject to availability
  • Not valid with any other offer

Flight Information:

  • Flights depart Melbourne or Sydney. For departures from other cities contact Kogan Travel on 1300 517 210
  • Flights are with Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways or Cathay Pacific, subject to availability
  • Flights are subject to specific promotional economy fare availability
  • Flights may not be direct or operate daily
  • Stopovers and upgrades available upon request

Package Excludes:

  • Visa fees (USD $50 pp) – must be obtained prior to travel
  • City zone fees/entrance fees, payable direct to authorities as below:
    - ShweDaGon Pagoda: 8,000 MMK (approx. AUD $8)
    - Bagan Zone Fee: 25,000 MMK (approx AUD $26)
    - Mandalay Zone Fee: 10,000 MMK (approx AUD $10)
    - Inle Lake Zone Fee: 13,000 MMK (approx AUD $14)
  • Travel insurance – highly recommended
  • Any excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary

Travel Advice:

  • For the latest travel advice for your holiday please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid visa. Please visit http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/ to assist you with any requirements.
  • For information about how we calculate the savings and values of our deals, click here

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International Flights Included

International Flights Included

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