Myanmar Overland Journey

Myanmar Overland Journey

Myanmar overland journey demonstrate the way Burmese people live on their beautiful country. Your discovery differs from day to another with nice cultural interaction and further exploration of heritages.

Begin from Yangon, you will spend 2 days exploring Shan State, venture to its mountain villages before heading east for the magical discovery of Mandalay and its ancient capitals including Sagaing and Amapura. From Mandalay we fly to Bagan followed by unique horse cart ride in Bagan 2500 temples and ruins. There are so many photographic chances to see the unique sites of lost land of Mrauk U, meeting the tatoo-faced women. Highlighted your trip with a beautiful time by Ngapali Beach.
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Welcome to the golden land or Myanmar! Our guide and driver will greet you at Yangon airport for the hotel transfer. The remainder of the day is for your leisure.
Your Grand Myanmar Journey begins with a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, the gilded stupas with golden flash shining out to the skyline of Yangon city.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meals: dinner
After breakfast, embarking on a short train ride to Yangon outskirt with stops on the way from Kyi Min Daing to Insein township. The best of this train is to provide you a chance to see local life, lively market and meet friendly vendors.
This afternoon, we visit the famous Chinese temple and Indian streets before heading to Shwedagon, the most beautiful sight of Yangon, stuffed with gilded stupas, golden spires and sacred shrines.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meals: breakfast
This morning, we fly to Mandalay , the northern capital of Myanmar and start your tour of Mandalay from Mahamuni pagoda, home to one of the most reverted Buddha images in Myanmar. Our next stop will be kalaga tapestry production and wood carving workshops, the two famous traditional works with products well known national wide.
This afternoon, we experience the world record of World`s biggest book engraved in 729 stone slabs in Kuthodaw pagoda then proceeding to Shwenandaw Monastery, the only building of the Royal Palace from 19th century.
Today`s highlight is the grand sunset over the large land of Mandalay from Mandalay Hill.
Accommodation: hotel in Mandalay / Meals: breakfast
Spend your morning exploring the ancient capital of Sagaing, home to more than 600 pagoda overlooking Irrawaddy. Our tour guide will put the eminent pagodas of U Min Thone Sae and Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin into your travel itinerary this day and you will not miss explore famous Buddha cave.
Another ancient treasure is listed in our tour today is Ava, the former capital of Burmese Kingdom from 1364 to 1841. Taking a pleasant horse cart ride to travel through small village lanes, visiting wooden Bagaya Monastery and the remainder of Royal Palace.
Sunset by iconic Ubein, the longest teakwood bridge in the world connecting two sides of Tamanthaung lake by its 1,2km of teak. Return to your resort for leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Mandalay / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, we take a scenic drive to Maymyo, known as Pyn Oo Lwin. The highlights of the visit will cover Pwe Kauk Fall. After that tour, head to National Kandawgyi Garden boasting 4840 trees mostly pine varieties, 575 different floral species and many exotic fruits and flowers.
Accommodation: hotel in Pyn Oo Lwin / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, visit the famous Chinese Temple and Peik Chin Myaung Caves. On the way back to Mandalay, we will explore some of Mandalay`s famous attractions.
Free to enjoy night market in Mandalay.
Accommodation: hotel in Mandalay / Meals: breakfast
After the morning flight to Heho, we enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of Shan state with a car drive to Nyang Shwe town. From here, head out onto the lake in a private motorboat, crossing unique stilt villages, floating gardens and different traditional workshops that lined on the surface of Inle Lake.
The boat ride on the main sanctuary of the lake will lead us to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda also known as jumping cat pagoda. Reaching your resort for relaxing sunset time.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, set off from your resort for a scenic boat ride through less-visited path with beautiful mountain backdrop to reach Inle.
Upon your arrival in Sagar, explore its faded, famous “ sunken” stupas whose history dated back to 16th century. We then visit a fascinating village of Pa- O tribe and its nearby monastery before returning to your resort.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, enjoy a boat excursion winding through the small canals of Inle lake to see the lively Five Day market. This market attracts different local hill tribes coming to trade with fresh lake catch, farm produce, famous cigar, exotic foodshops and a wide range of local products that are totally unique. The market photographing time is followed with a guided walking tour to Indein ruins. Return to your resort for leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake / Meals: breakfast
 This morning, we visit another famous market in Nyang Shwe town before heading to Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery and see its superb collection of Buddha effigies and intricate, beautiful carvings.
From Inle Lake we travel uphill to Kalaw hill station, photographing its essential charm remained through typical British villa and garden.
Accommodation: hotel in Kalaw / Meals: breakfast
Today is left for a grand journey passing some of the most amazing landscapes of Shan state until you reach Bagan. En route, our guide will introduce you the life in the remote areas with some random village visit.
Once reaching Bagan, relax by the pool and stay at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast
This day is reserved for discovering the outstanding mustsees of Bagan starting from Shwezigon Pagoda, Nyang U market to Shwesandaw pagoda, passing some of the most amazing temples and ruins.
There are plenty of photogenic chance to capture both Bagan`s panorama and rural village life, along with traditional work of rich handicraft produce including silk weaving and lacquerwar.
Sunset over Bagan`s temple peaks features some of the most memorable moments in this sacred area.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan / Meals: breakfast
Our guide will be available today to craft a special itinerary either by bike or car, cruise to travel in the less-explored area of Bagan. You will have chance to see how local people make Bagan cigar, peanut oil and other traditional works.
Fly back to Yangon late afternoon. Transfer to your hotel in Yangon.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meals: breakfast
Embarking on a flight from Yangon to Sittwe. Upon arrival, our tour guide and driver will welcome you for a short visit to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State.
The city is a rendezvous of Indian and Southeast Asian culture. Visit Cultural Museum and enhance your fish knowledge with a walk to a local market.
Accommodation: hotel in Sittwe / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, taking a boat trip along Kaladan River to reach Mrauk U, one of the biggest archeaological site in Myanmar. Once we settle in Mrauk U, you will witness the former grandiose of this ancient town, famed as Myanmar’s second eminent temple site after Bagan, during your visits to Koethaung Temple, Pitakataik Library, Laungbanpyauk Pagoda, Yadana Mannaung and Sakaya Mannaung Pagodas.
Accommodation: hotel in Mrauk U / Meals: breakfast
Having breakfast at your hotel then enjoy a scenic drive to Visali where local people produce rice noodle by Rakhine tradition way. After that, we proceed to To Maha Muni and colorful paddy farm on the way. Back to hotel or restaurant and have lunch.
This afternoon, we will discover Boundwet Village and Dutch Factory of 16th century stone building, Shakma women are with big earing and their tradition dress. To Mungla Shwegu Pagoda and small monastery in the forest is nice to visit. Then Loka Manaung Pagoda, Phara Baw Pagoda, Shwe Kyar Thein Mauktaw Gate, Sunset at Shwegudaung Pagoda.
Accommodation: hotel in Mrauk U / Meals: breakfast
After breakfast, shopping at Mrauk U Bazaar, visit Museum, Palace site and experience the local life in Mro Tribe Village. Check out hotel and transfer to Jetty.Lunch on board at River Velly Restaurant.
Arrive Sittwe and connect the flight to Ngapali Beach. Free at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Ngapali Beach / Meals: breakfast
Free at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Ngapali Beach / Meals: breakfast
Free at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Ngapali Beach / Meals: breakfast
Free at leisure until your flight back to Yangon. Transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon / Meals: breakfast
Free to do shopping or visit Yangon on your own.
See off at Yangon airport with our souvenir.
Accommodation: not included / Meals: breakfast


  • Visa Arrangement
  • Private English speaking guide 
    ( other languages are available/ request)
  • Domestic Flight tickets inside Myanmar
  • Private car transfer with A/C
  • Hotel rooms
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Horse carts in Bagan
  • Boat trips where mentioned
  • Entrance and zone fees
  • Sightseeing and excursions


  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuties

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Myint is one of our experience guide. He loves
to show Yangon and Myanmar differently.

Contact him for tour/ any request:
"The Yangon city tour we booked was fantastic. We enjoyed riding the trishaw, tasting local food by a typical Yangon teashop. Your guide had done an excellent work. Merci"  - Mr Pierre from France -