Day 1. Arrival at Yangon Airport.
Day 2. Have breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a full day excursion in the colonial city of Yangon culminating in a visit to the breathtaking Shwedagon Pagoda.
Day 3. Early morning transfer for your flight to Bagan. A transfer car will meet you on arrival to take you to your chosen hotel. Enjoy a full day tour of the archaeological zone with sunset from one of the tallest pagodas.
Day 4. Have breakfast at your hotel. Optional dawn champagne balloon ride over the pagodas of Bagan. Commence your full day tour of Bagan, a ‘tentative’ world heritage site. Sunset photographs from a different pagoda.
Day 5. After breakfast transfer to the airport for the short flight to Mandalay. After checking into your chosen hotel, embark on a day of exploration taking in sights such as the Jade market and Shwenandaw Monastery. Finish the day with sunset views from Mandalay Hill.
Day 6. Enjoy your breakfast then embark on a tour of the ancient cities area to the South of Mandalay. Continue in the afternoon onto Sagaing, the religious centre of Myanmar home to some 500 pagodas. Sunset photographs at the famous U Bein Bridge.
Day 7. After breakfast transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. On arrival continue by car to spend the afternoon at the cave temples of Pindaya. Before dusk wind your way through the Shan Hills to the hill station of Kalaw.
Day 8. A trek today, through tea and sesame plantations to Nyaung Gone, Ywar Thit and Tar Yaw villages. Visit a Buddhist monastery, primary school and Palaung hill-tribe longhouse before reaching the viewpoint for sunset views of the Shan Hills.
Day 9. After breakfast your car will take you on the scenic drive to Inle Lake and your chosen hotel. This afternoon you take to the lake by motorised canoe to discover the floating villages with their cottage industries, monasteries and friendly people.
Day 10. Enjoy your breakfast and make your way to your boat for a trip across the lake, passing the leg-rowing fishermen to an ethnic 5-day market. Continue onto the ‘floating’ village and market of Ywama. Explore the stilted villages and floating gardens before crossing the lake to Nyaungshwe town. Drive to Heho for your afternoon flight to Yangon. Transfer on arrival to your chosen hotel.
Day 11. Depart from Yangon Airport.