Taste of Myanmar (8D/ 7N)

799 usd

  • RGN01
  • 8 Days 7 Nights
  • Myanmar
  • Yangon,Bagan,Mandalay,Inle Lake,Yangon
DAY 01: ARRIVAL TO YANGON

Upon arrival to the YANGON airport, you will be welcomed by your Expeditions Myanmar English speaking stationguide and our journey begins with an afternoon tour through the colonial-style city center of Yangon. We visit the golden SULE PAYA

DAY 01: ARRIVAL TO YANGON
DAY 02: YANGON – BAGAN

After breakfast, transfer to airport for the flight to Nyaung U/Bagan.Visit to the NYAUNG U MARKET,Continue to the gold gilded SWEZIGON STUPA,and then KYANSITHA UMIN.Next visit GUBYAUKGYI as well as the ANANDA TEMPLE , DHAMAYANGYI TEMPLE then proceed to SULAMANI TEMPLE, BUPAYA and SHWESANDAW PAGODA to watch the sunset over the famous Ayeyarwaddy River.Meals included:

DAY 02: YANGON – BAGAN
DAY 03: BAGAN – MANDALAY

After breakfast,transfer to airport for flight to MANDALAY.enjoy ZEGYO MARKET continue to the ARTISAN QUARTERS. Next, we proceed to M AHAMUNI PAGODA,  the GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, and lastly, the KUTHODAW PAGODA, We end our day with sunset panoramic views over city skyline on MANDALAY HILL, the highest point of the city.

DAY 03: BAGAN – MANDALAY
DAY 04: MANDALAY –AMARAPURA – AVA (INWA) – SAGAING

After breakfast, journey to the Ancient Kingdoms of Myanmar near Mandalay. Drive to beautiful ancient capital, AMARAPURA, famous for its textile industries. Continuing to the UBEINBRIDGE, a simple yet remarkable teak structure that spans 1,2km over Taungtaman Lake,  Ubein Bridge, silhouetted by the setting sun,  Then we transfer to AVA (INWA), visit the BAGAYA TEAK MONASTERY, the NANMYIN WATCH TOWER,and the MAHA AUNGMYE BONZAN MONASTERY,continue to the Ancient Kingdom of Sagaing,

DAY 04: MANDALAY –AMARAPURA – AVA (INWA) – SAGAING
DAY 05: MANDALAY – HEHO & RED MOUNTAIN ESTATE WINEYARD – INLE LAKE

Enjoy breakfast and then transfer to airport flight toHEHO, Visit the bustling main HEHO MARKET stop at a LOCAL FAMILY WORK SHOP Next, we take a 1-hour drive to Inle Lake  visit the RED MOUNTAIN ESTATE to tour of the lush vineyard situated on the side of mountain, taste some of Myanmar’s premiere wines, afternoon explorations of INLE LAKE, Meals included:

DAY 05: MANDALAY – HEHO & RED MOUNTAIN ESTATE WINEYARD – INLE LAKE
DAY 06: INLE LAKE – INN THEIN

After breakfast  journey  by boat to reach the INN THEIN PAGODA COMPLEX We boat back to the lake and visit PHAUNGDAW OO PAGODA visit to the INPAWKHON WEAVING VILLAGE we stop at a house for BURMESE CATS built over the lake,Then NAMPAN VILLAGE, local craftsmen show us how Burmese cigars, or “cheroots,” are traditionally packed and rolled.Meals included:

DAY 06: INLE LAKE – INN THEIN
DAY 07: INLE LAKE – YANGON

After breakfast, the morning is free for sightseeing on the Lake. We can make arrangements for a leisurely stroll to neighboring villages to observe local village life. Alternatively, we can make arrangements for a visit to Nyaung Shwe town to explore the quaint town or shop for local handicrafts. In the afternoon, we transfer to the Heho Airport for the domestic flight to YANGON.Upon arrival, we transfer to your hotel. The rest day is at your leisure time. Meals included:

DAY 07: INLE LAKE – YANGON
DAY 08: YANGON – DEPARTURE

After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to Yangon airport for your international departure flight. Meals included:

DAY 08: YANGON – DEPARTURE
Accommodation 1pax 2pax 3pax 4pax 5pax 6pax 7pax 8pax SGL Supp
3 STAR 2090 1109 976 976 0 832 0 799 276
5 STAR 4983 2540 2402 2402 0 2253 0 2217 1574
4 STAR 2668 1392 1260 1260 0 1118 0 1085 549
City 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star

INCLUDED IN TRIP COSTING

·    Private tours and transfers with air conditioned vehicles as specified in our itinerary.

·    2 bottles of water & 2 refreshing towels per passenger per day

·    All entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary

·    English speaking local guides (different guide in each region)

·    Lodging with breakfast as specified in the itinerary

·    Breakfast only for the whole trip

·    Truck rental in Mandalay.

·    Boat rental in Inle Lake

·    Luggage handling fees at airports

NOT INCLUDED IN TRIP COSTING

·    International air fares or domestic air fares (always mentioned separately)

·    Water festival period (13 – 17 April 2015)

·    Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary

·    Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 11am or 12 o’clock noon

·    Expenses of personal nature

·    Drinks during meals, hotel extras and personal spending

·    Travel insurance &Tips& gratuities

REMARKS
This tour is available from October to May. Travelling in Myanmar is essentially adventure travel. Road conditions vary greatly, communication, electricity supply and standard of lodging and local services are often not up to western standards. Travel times and schedules are subject to changes without prior notice. Expeditions Myanmar reserves the right to amend touring schedules and itinerary if needed before and while on tour.

DEPOSITS
Due to high demand and small number of rooms many of the hotels in Myanmar require up to 50% non-refundable deposit to guarantee reservations. Our staff will advise the required amount on case by case basis to guarantee your booking.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Hotel Inya

·         Within 15 Days prior to arrival:                                       50% of total amount due.

·         Within 7 Days prior to arrival:                                         100% of total amount due.

 

BaganThande Hotel (1st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)

·         30 days prior to arrival:                                                      30% of each cancelled room/night.

·         21 days prior to arrival:                                                      50% of each cancelled room/night.

·         15 days prior to arrival:                                                      75% of each cancelled room/night.

·         07 days prior to arrival:                                                      100% of each cancelled room/night.

·         This cancellation policy applies also when reducing the number of rooms or nights.

 

Mandalay City Hotel (1st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)

·         After the confirmed date                                                     20% deposit of the total confirmed room charges (deposit non-refundable).

·         On failure to do so, the confirmation will be released automatically (Auto-release)

·         80% deposit in two month ahead before arrival date.           (deposit non-refundable)

Inle Resort (1st May 2014 ~ 30 April 2015)

·          (31-15)days prior to arrival date:                                  50% of the total confirmed room  charge

·         (14 or Less)days prior to arrival date:                          100% of the total confirmed room charges

Kandawgyi Palace Hotel (1st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)            

Cancellation for less than 3 rooms: (FIT)

·         Before 30 days (1 month):                                               No charge.

·         Less than 30 days:                                                           50% of full payment will charge.

·         Less than 14 days:                                                           100% of full payment will charge.

Cancellation for more than 3 rooms: (GIT)

·         Before 60 days (2 months):                                               No charge.

·         Less than 60 days:                                                              1st night deposit is non-refundable.

·         Less than 45 days:                                                              75% of full payment will charge.

·         Less than 30 days:                                                              100% of full payment will charge.

Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort (01st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)

·         Within 15-30 days prior to arrival                50% of the total reservations value will be charged.

·         Within 08-14 days prior to arrival                 75% of the total reservations value will be charged.

·         No show and within 07 days prior to arrival             100% of the total reservations value will be charged.

Mandalay Hill Resort (1st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)

·         More than 30 Days prior to arrival:                                     No charge.

·         30 Days prior to arrival:                                                        25% of total accommodation charge.

·         Less than 30 Days and up to 14 Days prior to arrival:   50% of total accommodation charge.

·         Less than 14 Days prior to arrival and no show:            Full stay accommodation charge.

Shwe Inn tha Floating Resort (1st April 2014 ~ 31th March 2015)

·         More than 31 days prior to arrival:                                No charge.

·         Within 30 - 21 days prior to arrival:                              30% of total accommodation charge.

·         Within 20 - 15 days prior to arrival:                              50% of total accommodation charge.

·         Within 14 - 8 days prior to arrival:                                 75% of total accommodation charge.

·         Within 7 days prior to arrival:                                        100% of total accommodation charge.

Governor’s Residence (1st April 2014 - 30th September 2014) (Low Season)

·         Within 21 days prior to arrival:                                       50% of total accommodation charge.

·         Within 14 days prior to arrival:                                       100% of total accommodation charge.

(1st October 2014 - 31th March 2015) (High Season)

·         Within 21 days prior to arrival:                                       100% of total accommodation charge.

Inle Princess Resort (1st May 2014 ~ 30th April 2015)

·         More than 36 days prior to arrival:                               No charge.

·         Within 35 – 15 days prior to arrival:                             50% of total accommodation charge.

·         Within 14 – 8 days prior to arrival:                               75% of total accommodation charge

·         Less than 8 Days prior to arrival:                                  Full stay accommodation charge.

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