- Accommodation in single twin share room
- Local knowledgeable guide in most part of tour
- Professionally guided tour
- Unlimited bottled water
- Meals, unless expressly states
- Personal expenses
- Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
- Tips to guide and driver
Discover Myanmar’s diverse combination of culture and nature on this 8 days exploration tour. Enjoy the authentic chin living style at our friendly local home-stay. Make friends with the unique tattoo faced Chin ladies and breathe in the fresh air as we trek through the regions diverse range of villages.
Service Level : Basic
“Simple and clean hotels and hostels; comfortable public and private transport”
Travel Style : Trekking & Local living
Physical Rating : Moderate (3/5)
Minimum Age : 12+
Bagan Airport pick up (or) Bus station(or) Bagan hotel by Private car
Bagan sightseeing by Private car
Bagan – Sor long village by Private car
Mindut – Bagan by Private car
- Full Itinerary
- Day 1 - Meal ( / L/D)
- Day 2 - Meal (B/ / )
- Day 3 - Meal (B/L/D)
- Day 4 - Meal (B/L/D)
- Day 5 - Meal (B/L/D)
- Day 6 - Meal (B/L/D)
- Day 7 -Meal (B/L/)
- Day 8 -Meal (B/ / )
On your arrival to Bagan you can expect a personalized meet and greet from our professional driver who will be happy to assist you with your luggage. Relax on your comfortable drive to your Bagan hotel.
Welcome to Bagan, the archeological zone that holds remains from the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries belonging to the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Bagan. Get ready to explore 42 sq. km (26 sq. mi) of over 2,200 breathtakingly ornamented Buddhist temples, monasteries and pagodas.
Revel in the beauty of the temples and take in the sites of the most impressive, Thatbinnyu, constructed by King Alaung Sithu. The Ananda Temple with four huge standing Buddha images and numerous seated figures around the galleried interior promises to impress.
Enjoy a local lunch at a carefully selected restaurant before returning to the hotel for a much-needed rest and escape from the midday sun.
This evening we will take a traditional horse and cart ride through the temple area and explore the stunning Gawdawpalin and Dhammayangi temples and the Shwezigon Pagoda, built in the early 11th century by King Ananwrahta. Here we can revel in the views as the sun sets across the temples. An evening to remember forever.
Tonight, we will enjoy dinner at Nandar Restaurant and a traditional puppet show.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before today’s excitement begins.
First up on today’s explorations is the Tu Yin Taung hilltop stupa. Be greeted by 500 monk statues lining the road as we make our way through the eastern part of the main Archeological Park.
After experiencing this beautiful wonder, we will continue on to visit a local lacquer workshop where we can spend some time learning about this fascinating technique.
Get ready for some serious sightseeing because next on our itinerary is Manuha Temple. Built in Mon Style back in 1095, the Manuha Temple is a grand sandstone monument said to have been the palace of the great King Manuha. Home to UNESCO protected mural paintings, we cannot miss the Gubayaukgyi Temple in Myinkaba Village.After a well-deserved lunch, enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure.
Overnight in your comfortable Bagan hotel.
Bagan – Sor Long village
Pack up your bags and be ready to depart Bagan early this morning. Sit back and enjoy a relaxing 4-hour drive through forests, set against a stunning mountain backdrop. Revel in the beautiful landscapes, bamboo huts, gold stupas and ox carts.
On arrival to Sor Long Village let our guide show you to your comfortable accommodation where you can take some time to relax. The accommodation provided here is traditional, simple and clean with twin beds, blankets, mosquito nets and a bathroom. Please note that there is no electricity here at night time, but solar powered lighting is available.
We will meet for a traditional Chin food lunch at the Community Lodge.
This afternoon we will enjoy meeting the friendly Sar Long villagers who will kindly guide us around the village, introducing us to Chin nature and culture and offering us the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view. Learn about local customs and the famous Chin facial tattoos before being treated to a serenade of the bamboo flute, uniquely played through the nose.
Traditional Chin dinner this evening will be served with the local community at the Community Lodge.
Overnight as Sor Long Community Lodge.
Trekking Mount Khaw Nau Sone @Nat Ma Taung
- Total trekking hour-approx : 8 hours
Get the day started with a traditional Chin style breakfast at the community lodge before a 17 km drive to base camp where we will prepare to commence our trekking adventure up Khaw Nau Sone.
Part of the Chin mountain range, Mt Khaw-Nau-Sone is one of the highest peaks in South East Asia. Measuring in at a height of 10500 feet above sea level, the areas national park was established in 1994. This impressive 279 square mile park is bursting with virgin forest, wild orchids and colorful butterflies, truly promising an unforgettable trekking experience.
Today’s exciting walk will take about 4 hours and we will pack a lunch to enjoy as we reach the peak.
After trekking, we will rest our feet with a drive back to Kanpletet where we will have the opportunity to meet one or two Chin ethnic tribes. Here we will meet Nga, Muun, Daai, Uppu and Yin Do women, all with wonderfully unique facial tattoo patterns and some which play the traditional bamboo flute through their nose.
We will return to the community lodge by a comfortable car drive.
Tonight, we will join the community for more traditional Chin food and sample the Chin Khaunng (traditional beer). Here we can enjoy local dancing.
Overnight at the Community Lodge.
Trekking, Village Visit Mindut
- Total trekking hour-approx : 3 hours
Start the day the right way with a traditional Chin style breakfast at the community lodge.
After breakfast we will make up pack lunch boxes and journey out to today’s destination, Mindut. We will drive for 2 hours from Kanpetlet before arriving in Shame Village. Here we will leave the car, put on our walking shoes and start an enjoyable 45-minute trek to Kyardoe Village. Here we can observe the fascinating culture and tradition of the Chin hill tribes and learn how it differs to the Burmese.
You’ll notice the houses decorated with animal skulls, displayed to show power, wealth and prestige of each family. We can learn how animals such as pigs and bulls are traditionally sacrificed here for spiritual reasons, each one recorded on a wood spike carving.
We will move on to visit Lote-Bell village and Pukwan village where we can walk down a very unique string-built bridge built across Makee creek during a scenic 1.5-hour trek.
Rest your legs during a comfortable 45-minute drive back to Mindut.
Dinner will be served in a local restaurant.
Overnight at your comfortable hotel.
Today will be a fun day of sightseeing so fill up on your local, hotel served breakfast.
Situated 4860 feet above sea level, the abundant rainfalls mean that Mindut Township’s mountainous regions are blooming with natural forests and waterfalls. The climate here is cool and fresh, meaning the view of Mindut can be enjoyed under misty blue skies. The local people here still wear traditional clothing and carry Chin buckets and knives. The women adorn themselves with colorful handmade Jewelry.
We will visit hill tribe villages, including NupHtai village where we will have the rare opportunity to meet the beautiful Chin women with their amber beads and the songs of the nose flute.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant before some time to educate ourselves at the interesting Chin Museum.
If the weather permits, we will spend this evening watching the sunset at the beautiful Waibutaung monastery.
Tonight’s dinner is served in a local restaurant.
Midut to Bagan
We will rise early this morning in order to enjoy the small markets of this beautiful town before having breakfast and heading back to Bagan.
Today is free to explore this stunning kingdom at your own leisure.
Overnight at your comfortable Bagan hotel.
Following your breakfast, you will be dropped to Bagan Airport or bus station where it will be time to say farewell and conclude your tour.
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- Additional Activities Detail
More about this tour
1.Full-Body Massage Experience in Yangon (34 USD per pax)
Close your eyes, relax and let us take good care of you with a therapeutic traditional Thai and Burmese body massage to deeply revitalize your entire body with remedies that incorporates acupressure techniques pressed and kneaded by expert palms.A full-body massage shows that the therapist will massage your entire body throughout a therapeutic massage lasting at the very least 90 minutes.This fascinating treatment provides physical and spiritual renewal with pressure points applied to effectively stimulate natural self-healing.
2.Sunset Cruise in Yangon (40 USD per pax)
Enjoy views of Yangon, and Sunset dinner in the very heart of the city—the River Yangon itself. Cruise along the river and watch the city light up, dine on tasty BBQ Chicken, BBQ Sauce, Fried Mix-Vegetable, Fried Potato and mineral waters. Rounding off the experience will be a cool, tropical breeze and making this a simply unforgettable occasion.
3.Dinner Cruise in Yangon (40 USD per pax)
Yangon Dinner Cruise is the perfect way to finish your day, combining a cruise on a boat ride, through the heart of this great city, with a delicious sit-down dinner. It is the ideal way to cruise along the Yangon River.
Buffet Dinner (non-religion), Drinking water and Welcome Juice.
Cruise Time in Winter-5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cruise Time in Summer-5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
4.Bagan Sunset Cruise (41 USD per pax)
Get the best views of the city from the water on sunset cruise of the Irrawaddy River, a romantic experience that’s ideal for couples. This sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River includes welcome juice and snacks.
5.Balloon over Bagan (375 USD per pax)
Visitors can take hot air balloons over-viewing the breath-taking views of elegant Bagan. Get the best views of Bagan’s 8,000 temples and pagodas, all of which are nigh on impossible to visit on land, during an extra-special hot-air balloon flight. Enjoy a complimentary pickup from your hotel or guest house in the early morning in one of the converted antique buses. You will be served pre-flight coffee, tea, and refreshments.Light sparkling wine breakfast, fruits and pastries upon landing.
Flight certificate award before we return you to your hotel or guest house.
- Accommodation Details Info
2 nights at Yangon hostel,3 nights at Bagan hostel ,2 nights at local community lodge,2 nights at Mindut and 2 nights on Bus
- Free wi-fi
- Front desk (24 hours)
1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory
The Lodge yangon hostel
- Shared bathroom
- Free welcome drink
- Free wi-fi in all rooms
Superior Double Bed City View
Rooftop public area
Little Yangon Hostel
- Share bathroom
BaobaBed Hostel (or similar hostel)
- Free wi-fi in all rooms
Dining, drinking, and snacking
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary tea
- Free bottled water
- Free welcome drink
- Mini bar
- Front desk (24 hours)
Rooftop with swimming pool
We will try our best to get hotel displayed here. Due to hotel availability, we will confirm actual hotel name once you book tour.