Essential Myanmar Tour (7N/8D)

Popular Classic Package for Foreign Traveller

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Yangon
Day 2: Yangon-Bagan
Day 3: Bagan (Horse Cart or Tuk Tuk)
Day 4: Bagan-Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay
Day 5: Mandalay-Sagaing-Ava-Amarapura
Day 6: Mandalay-Heho-Pindaya-Inle
Day 7: Inle-Indein-Inle
Day 8: Inle-Heho, Yangon-Departure


Detail Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival Yangon

Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport welcome by our Local English Speaking Guide and transfer to your Hotel. Sightseeing starts with Chauk Htat Gyi huge reclining Buddha, Bothahtaung Pagoda which situated near Yangon River, Yangon Colonial Quarter, Animated Bogyoke Market (also called Scott Market) and Amazing Shwe Dagon Pagoda (also called landmark of Yangon and Golden Stupa) for the Sunset. Drive back to the Hotel and free time at your leisure. Overnight in Yangon.


Day 2: Yangon-Bagan

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for Yangon-Bagan (Nyaung U) by morning schedules flight (1 hr 20 minutes flying). Arrive Nyaung - U airport, welcome by our tour guide and sightseeing start by Nyaung U morning market to see people ways of life. Then visit Shwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple, Thatbinnyu Temple, Sulamani Temple in the morning. Check-in at the Hotel and leisure for 2-3 hours. Sightseeing restart Bupaya Pagoda, Myingabar Village, Dhamaangyi Temple, Pyatatgyi Temple and Sunset Hill for enjoying. Drive back to the Hotel and free time at your leisure. Overnight in Bagan.


Day 3: Bagan

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Continue to explore Bagan by Tuk Tuk or Local Horse Cart. Tour sites include Payarthonezu Temple Complex, Min Nan Thu Village, Lacque ware workshop, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Nanpaya, Manuha Temple, Htilominlo Temple and Lawkanandar Temple to enjoy sunset at one of the monuments along Ayeyarwaddy River. Back to the Hotel and freetime at your leisure. Overnight in Bagan.


Day 4: Bagan-Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for Bagan-Mandalay by morning schedules flight (30 mins). Arrive at Mandalay International Airport, welcome by our tour guide and then start full day sightseeing tour of Mandalay and Mingun. Firstly, visit Mahamuni Pagoda, discover stone carving and gold leaf factories, Kuthodaw Pagoda (the world’s largest book made of marble), Shwe Nandaw Monastery (also called Shwe Kyaung), and Mandalay Hill in the morning. Check-in at the Hotel and leisure for 2 hours. In the afternoon , transfer to Jetty and excursion by boat on the Irrawaddy River to Mingun about 1hr upper river from Mandalay.Visit Mingun Bell (World Largest un-cracked bell), Hsinbyume as well as unfinished Pagoda, etc…Return back to Mandalay at the end of afternoon and enjoy sunset on the Irrawaddy River. Overnight in Mandalay.


Day 5: Mandalay-Sagaing-Ava-Amarapura

Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning, drive to Sagaing for visiting Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Silversmith, Sagaing Hill to enjoy the panoramic view. Then join to Ava to visit Bagaya Kyaung, Maha Aung Myay Bonzan Monastery, Ava Tower, etc…In the late afternoon, return back to Amarapura Royal Capital to visit Maha Gandayone Monastery, traditional hand-woven silk workshop teak posts, very famous U Bein Bridge to enjoy Sunset through Taungtaman Lake. Drive back to Hotel and free at the leisure. Overnight in Mandalay.


Day 6: Mandalay-Heho-Pindaya-Inle

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for Mandalay-Heho by morning schedules flight (30 mins). Welcome by our tour guide and drive to Pindaya (approx. 2hrs) through the Shan Plateau, through fields of Mountain rice and some plantations. Visit Pindaya Shwe U Min Cave with his overs 8000 statues bouddhas, and local houses where families produce Shan Paper and Parasols. Drive back to Nyaung Shwe at the end of afternoon. Transfer to your Hotel by boat. Free and leisure in the evening at your Hotel on the Lake. Overnight in Inle Lake.


Day 7: Inle-Indein-Inle (sightseeing)

Breakfast at the hotel.
Our boat will wait you in front of the Hotel to enjoy sightseeing on the Lake. Start visit by one of 5 days rotating markets, Indein village to visit Shwe Indein Pagoda complex following a stair path lined up with magnificent columns, Floating gardens, Nga Phè Chaung Monastery, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Silk weaving factactories, etc…Return back to Inle at the end of afternoon. Free and leisure in the evening at your Hotel on the Lake. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 8: Inle-Nyaung Shwe Jetty-Heho-Yangon

Morning breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from your Hotel to Nyaung Shwe Jetty by boat.
Drive to Heho Airport for Heho-Yangon by morning schedule flight (1 hr 20 minutes flying).
Our car and driver is at your disposal until your international flight departure.

End of Service.


Tour Price Information


Price Validity from 1st October 2018 to 30 September 2019


Group Size

Twin Shared

Single Supplement

2 pax

1 400 USD per person


3-4 pax

1 150 USD per person

5-6 pax

1 070 USD per person

7-9 pax

1 025 USD per person

10-15 pax

1 000 USD per person


Budget Included

  • 7 Night 3*** accommodation on Twin/Double shared basic with daily breakfast including taxes
  • Following 4-domestic flights with domestic airport taxes
    • Yangon-Bagan
    • Bagan-Mandalay
    • Mandalay-Heho
    • Heho-Yangon
  • Sightseeing with English Speaking Local (licensed tour guide)
  • All transfers and sightseeing with private air-conditioned Tour Grade Vehicles with Drivers
  • Private boat for Mandalay-Mingun-Mandalay and private boat excursion at Inle Lake
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Purified drinking water (0.5 liter) and snow towel during excursion


Budget Exclude

  • International flight ticket
  • Insurance Fee
  • Visa Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner)
  • Visits not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Any other items not mention in the program
  • Tips and porters at the Hotels, drivers and Guides


Proposed Accommodations in Myanmar




Room Category


Jasmine Palace









Golden Island Cottage


***If above hotels are not available at the time of booking, another hotel with same standard will be used.***

Price Validity

All prices are quoted net in USD per person and valid as stated. The prices quoted are based on the current contracted rate of local suppliers and if price changes become necessary, prior notice will be given.

If your trip is during Christmas-New Year period, there may some extra charge for compulsory Christmas Eve Diner and New Year Eve Diner.

If your trip is during Thingyan Holiday (Myanmar New Year Festival from 13 to 17 April in each year), the price may increase as transportation charge is in double during that period.
In that case, you may contact with Sonic Star Travel by phone/ viber or mail.

Phone: +95 (9) 426 999 200

Viber: 00959426999200