Example trip

4 Nights In Yangon and Bagan

Best for:

Peace seekers and curious types

nights
$1200
All year

Itinerary highlights

  • Explore colonial downtown Myanmar with its harbour, colourful local markets and buzzy atmosphere
  • Receive a traditional blessing from Buddhist monks at Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Ride to Pyathagyi Pagoda on horse and cart for sunset drinks
  • Experience village life and local traditions at Nyaung Gyi
  • Explore a forgotten part of Bagan, Minnanthu temple

Curated by Diana

“Enjoy an introduction to the magic and beauty of Myanmar on this short but satisfying itinerary. Explore temples, discover local life, and step back in time with a stay at some of the country’s best colonial hotels.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrive Yangon

Upon arrival in Yangon you’ll be met by your guide and privately transferred to your accommodation.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: $1200 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Yangon

After breakfast you’ll embark on a full day city tour of Yangon with your guide.

Explore the colonial downtown, harbour, colourful local markets and Sule Pagoda – the golden Burmese stupa said to be over 2,000 years old.

Star of the show is the Shwedagon Pagoda where you’ll receive a traditional blessing by three Buddhist monks. After visiting the reclining Buddha, you’ll get the chance to sample typical dishes from tribes from all over the country like Kachin, Shan and Rakhine.

Lastly, you’ll take the famous Circular Railway to Bogyoke Aung San market, before returning you to your hotel.

From: $1200 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Yangon - Bagan

This morning you’ll fly to Bagan.

Your full day tour by car will take you to see some of the most stunning temples the region has to offer, including the solemn and majestic Ananda – a must see with four golden Buddhas at its base.

You’ll continue your journey on horse and cart to Pyathagyi Pagoda for sunset drinks, before heading back to your accommodation.

From: $1200 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Bagan

Leave Bagan after breakfast to watch the local women carrying firewood for the market as the sun comes up.

Next, you’ll drive to the village of Nyaung Gyi to see a blacksmith at work, before following the road to Se Ywa village to visit the local workshops that specialise in plum purification, cooking oil and wooden slippers.

Your last village stop is Taung Kong, where most of the locals are farmers or potters.

From: $1200 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Bagan - Yangon - Departure

This morning you’ll explore a forgotten part of Bagan, Minnanthu temple.

After a picnic you’ll explore other deserted temples in the area before returning to Yangon for a bite to eat at Le Planteur Restaurant.

You’ll then be escorted to onto the airport for your flight home.

From: $1200 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing