6D/5N MYANMAR ADVENTURE
Valued at USD 300 per person
- Interactive tabtour in downtown Yangon, fun activities for kids, family and group
- Visit Shwedagon pagoda in different way incl. Burmese breakfast
- A picnic in Minnanthu
- Private boat trip over Ayeyarwaddy River with lunch on boat
- Bagan Food: different tastes from sweet till bitter of typical Burmese ingredients
- 5 Free lunches
- Asian inspired dinner prepared by Michelin star chef at the Seeds restaurant at day 5
- Free upgrade room at Sule Shangri-La Hotel (Deluxe Room instead of Superior Room)
- Free upgrade room at Heritage Bagan Hotel (Junior Suite instead of Grand Deluxe Room)
Day 01: Yangon Arrival in the morning (Lunch)
Arrival at Yangon International airport, you will be welcomed by the guide and transfer to the hotel.Lunch at Pan Suriya restaurant.
Yangon Explorer – interactive tabtour in Downtown Yangon, Half day (afternoon)
Explore the Downtown of Yangon, its charming side alleys and hidden details. You will be equipped with a tablet PC and a uniquely developed app featuring challenges you need to solve on the way. This rally will engage you with local shop keepers, merchants and unique professions along the streets of Yangon. Choose your preferred routing and solve the fun and educational tasks. A perfect team building activity, weather for friends, families or companies wishing to discover the city in a fun, interactive and challenging way.
Overnight at Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Superior Room
Day 02: Yangon (Breakfast/Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Spiritual Shwedagon Pagoda – Half day
So what’s behind the golden façade of the Shwedagon Pagoda? During this interactive half day tour we take you through the back door and show you the full history of the pagoda, the daily life of all people living in the immediate surroundings of the pagoda and a deeper insight in the Buddhist religion and how the spiritual belief is mixed with the belief in nats – the Myanmar spirits. An intriguing half day tour starting from the bottom of the hill and passing the workshops, markets and monasteries which will be useful or even essential to understand more of the country during the rest of your journey. The tour includes a traditional Burmese breakfast, offerings to monks and the pagoda, a visit to a fortune teller and a Burmese lunch.
Free at leisure in the afternoon.
Overnight at Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Superior Room
Day 03: Yangon – Bagan (Breakfast/Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel. At 09:00, transfer to the airport for the flight to Bagan. Arrival at the airport, meet your guide and start your sightseeing.
A picnic in Minnanthu – Half day
Minnanthu is probably the favourite temple area amongst frequent Bagan visitors and you know why? It’s quiet, it’s a beautiful area and the temples here are often completely deserted. The guide brings you by car to this forgotten part of Bagan and will spread out a blanket and serve you a great picnic lunch in this historical setting before visiting 2 ancient temples ruins in this area.
Overnight at Heritage Bagan Hotel, Grand Deluxe
Day 04: Bagan (Breakfast/Lunch)
Markets, monasteries and a boat ride to a 12th century hidden cave temple- Full day
Breakfast at the hotel. An ideal excursion on your second day in Bagan when you feel like you have seen most of the temples (or at least enough) and also want to discover a bit more of the Myanmar country side. We go by private car to Kyauk Gu Ohnmin cave temple that rarely sees foreign visitors, continue to Pakkoku and visit a local slipper factory, the market and see where the famous Pakkoku blankets are made. A private boat is ready for you at the jetty in Pakkoku for a leisurely 2 hour trip downriver while lunch is being served on board. In the afternoon your guide and driver will show local village life in the dry zone and we will visit later in the day a lacquer ware workshop in Myinkaba village.
Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Heritage Bagan Hotel, Grand Deluxe
Day 05: Bagan – Yangon (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Bagan food! Half day ending with lunch
Breakfast at the hotel. It’s all about food this morning. The last king of Bagan was famous for his enormous appetite and he ordered that every meal should include 300 different dishes! Today you are going to discover what kind of food he must have eaten. We learn more about herbs and greens at the market in Myinkaba, visit home-based cottage industries where products like tamarind paste or candies are made and we visit Mingalazedi pagoda which was built by this last king. Try the different tastes from sweet till bitter of typical Burmese ingredients in a local monastery and end the excursion with a meal like the last king of Bagan would have savored it; just a bit more moderate with “only” 30 different dishes to try. Car and guide available for the rest of the day for additional visits if wanted.
At 16:00, transfer to airport for your flight back to Yangon. Upon arrival, meet with the guide and transfer to Seeds restaurant for dinner.
Asian inspired dinner prepared by Michelin star chef at the Seeds restaurant
Seeds restaurant is the brainchild of Swiss Michelin Star Chef Felix Eppisser and his wife Lucia. Welcoming by a stunning view over the lake with its private bamboo and glass crafted lake house will please you while you enjoy culinary experience combined with personalized hospitality.
The seeds support the local young people to develop skills and to be a part of a never ending process of creation. Overnight at Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Superior Room
Day 06: Yangon – Departure (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yangon international airport for your departure flight to fly home
A) PRICES LAND ARRANGEMENTS
|2 Adults:||1771 SGD|
|1 Child (under 12 years old ):||948 SGD (shared bed with parents)|
Price validity: now till 15 December 2018
B) INCLUDING AND NOT INCLUDING
- All transfers and transport as per program
- All accommodation as per program (based on double/twin sharing room)
- Service of English speaking station guides
- All meals as mentioned (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- All entrance fees on tour
- Domestic air tickets
- International air tickets
- Personal expenses
- All drinks
- Visa application/fees (please check and apply here)
- Other expenses not mentioned on the itinerary
- Any compulsory and peak season surcharge (normally New Year periods)