Myanmar Fam Trip

Yangon- Heho- Inle Lake- Bagan- Mt. Popa- Mandalay- Yangon

Get To Know Myanmar

Join us at our familiarization trip to gain the personal experience and perspective. It would be our pleasure to offer a FAM trip to introduce Myanmar’s main tourist attraction sites, domestic transportations, accommodation choices, culinary experience and the quality of our local tour guides.

We believe this will increase knowledge of the destination to the travel professions while selling tours to their customer.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Yangon arrival & Sightseeing
Day 02: Yangon – Heho (Inle Lake) by flight. Boat Excursion at Inle Lake
Day 03: Heho (Inle Lake) – Bagan by flight
Day 04: Bagan Sightseeing
Day 05: Bagan – Mandalay by flight
Day 06: Mandalay Departure

  • 5nights accommodation on twin shared basic with daily breakfast
  • 3-domestic flights (Yangon- Heho // Heho-Bagan//Bagan-Mandalay) including insurance surcharge and fuel surcharge
  • Domestic airport tax
  • Sightseeing with English speaking local tour guide
  • All transfers and sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Private boat excursion at Inle Lake
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program
  • Drinking water and towel during excursion
  • International air ticket
  • Visa fees (Visa on arrival can be arranged at USD 60 per person)
  • Camera fees
  • Meals (Lunch and dinner)
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Any other items not mentioned in the program
  • Tips and porters at the hotels, drivers and guides
Price Validity

All prices are quoted net in USD 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.

Day 1   Yangon Arrival and sightseeing

Arrive at Yangon international airport where you will be welcomed by your English speaking local tour guide and transferred to your hotel. (If the room is not ready, proceed for Yangon sightseeing.) After refreshment at hotel, enjoy a walk through downtown Yangon where most of the colonial buildings such as city hall, Mahabandoola Park, high court and telegraphic office are holding an elegant beauty of Yangon.  Stopover at the Strand Hotel and feel the warmth and atmosphere of British era. Continue visit to Pansoedan jetty serving locals living across the Yangon River. This evening visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame and one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz – a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “Golden Land”. After visiting Shwedagon pagoda, transfer to you hotel and overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

Meals included: None

Strand Hotel
Shwedagone Pagaoda
Mahabandoola Park
Telegraphic Office
Day 2 Yangon- Heho -Inle Lake

After breakfast, depart the hotel for flight to Heho on the Shan plateau. Upon arrival, transfer by road to Inle lake. We have a leisurely morning to make our way down into the Inle basin and by “long-tail” boat out across the lake to our Hotel right on the Inle Lake. In the afternoon, we plan to spend the day visiting villages and sampling the spectacular array of traditional handicrafts. You will see the unique method locals use to row their boats, fishermen with their own style of fishing, floating farms and gardens and a handloom weaving cottage with its own showroom. You will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda which houses the five most revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan State. Overnight at the hotel on Inle Lake.

Meals included: Breakfast

Inle Lake
Inle Lake
Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda
Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda
Day 3 Heho (Inle Lake) – Bagan by flight

This morning we head for the airport to get the early morning flight to Bagan. Check into the hotel and depart for a sightseeing excursion around the Bagan Archaeological Zone World Heritage Area. A comprehensive exploration of Bagan includes NyaungOo market; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas; KyansitthaUmin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite mural painting of 13th century and Htilominlo Temple.

In the afternoon, after a visit to lacquer ware workshops; continue to Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha; Nanphaya, said to have been the residence of King Manuha; Ananda Temple, architectural masterpiece and Oak-Kyaung monastery decorated with multi-color mural paintings. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from one of the temple of Bagan. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Meals Include: Breakfast

Shwezigon Pagoda
Wetkyi-in Gubyaukgyi Temple
Htilominlo Temple
Manuha Temple
Day 4 Bagan- Mt. Popa- Bagan

After breakfast at hotel, we head to Mt. Popa about 48 km south east of Bagan. Mt. Popa, known as the abode of Nats (spirits) – a collection of 37 magical spirits both feared and honored by some Myanmar people and the Nat museum, which houses 37 life-size Nat statues sculpted from teak. It’s time to climb for 777 steps to the summit. Proceed to Popa Mountain Resort (1hr drive) for lunch (own account). The restaurant offer a great view to the Popa summit that stands straight from the central plain. After lunch, return drive back to Bagan. On the way back, en route stop at village cottage industry to learn the regional product as well as to watch the collection of juice from the palm trees, and its conversion to brown sugar. Overnight at the hotel in Bagan.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Mt. Popa
Mt. Popa
Day 5 Bagan- Mandalay by flight

After breakfast, we are heading back down country today to return to the airport at Nyaung U for our flight to Mandalay. Check in at airport and fly to Mandalay. When you arrive at Mandalay airport, drive to Mandalay. Before checking in to your hotel, you will take a sightseeing tour of Mandalay which includes Mahanumi, a life like Buddha image. Mandalay is the last capital of Myanmar and that make her to be the best place to see all the traditional arts and crafts. Start visiting gold leaf making work-place and see how the gold leaf is being made by hand in a traditional way. Proceed to Mandalay and check in at hotel. This afternoon, visit the Old Palace grounds; Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s largest book for its 729 marble slabs inscribed with the Buddha’s Doctrine; Golden Palace Monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings and enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Golden Palace Monastery
Kuthodaw Pagoda
Mahamuni Buddha
Day 6 Mandalay Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred for Jetty for a private boat across the river Ayeywarwaddy to visit Mingun. The dedications of King Bodawpaya such as the unfinished Pathodawgyi Pagoda a brick counterpart of pyramid in Egypt and the Mingun Bell, the second largest bell in the world are the most prominent religious heritages. Then visiting the Myatheintan Pagoda, the best representation of the Universe, will refresh your tiredness and fatigue. Return to Mandalay. This afternoon, drive to ancient capital of Amarapura, the city of Immortality for a visit to Bagaya Monastery with a famous collection of Buddha images; weaving industries and visit Mahagandayone monastery, the largest teaching monastery in Myanmar where you can learn about the monastic life of the monks. The evening, enjoy a walk through 200 years old U Being Wooden Bridge and fantastic sunset over the bridge. Return drive to Mandalay and overnight at the hotel in Mandalay. This evening, you will be transferred to Yangon International airport for your return international departure flight. (OR free morning until your departure time.)

Meals included: Breakfast.

Pathodawgyi Pagoda
Mingun Bell
Myatheintan Pagoda
U Bein Bridge