Explore the majestic city of Mandalay and its even more memorable surrounding ancient enclaves, Mingun and Amarapura.
Travel overland between Mandalay and Bagan, with time to explore the riverside town of Monwya and its interesting sandstone caves.
Trek into the beautiful countryside around Pindaya staying overnight in a local monastery.
Visit Yangon's iconic Shwedagon Pagoda and admire the city's grand colonial buildings.
Enjoy the quieter pace of life around the southern edge of Lake Inle at Sagar.
- Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
- Bagan (Pagan)
- Inle Lake
- Yangon (Rangoon)
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Day 1 Mandalay
Day 2 Mandalay
A fascinating and diverse day spent discovering Mandalay's various sights and attractions. At the end of the day you will be taken up to Mandalay Hill for a view over the surrounding plains at sunset.
Day 3 Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)
Day 4 Mandalay
From Pyin Oo Lwin you head back down to Mandalay. This afternoon you will board a small boat which will head upriver to the sleepy village of Mingun, chosen by King Bodawpaya as the intended site for the largest pagoda in the world. On your way back to Mandalay enjoy the sunset as you cruise back.
Day 5 Mandalay
Day 6 Monywa
Day 7 Bagan (Pagan)
Day 8 Bagan (Pagan)
Day 9 Pindaya
Take a short flight to Heho this morning and on arrival you will be collected from the airport and transferred to Pindaya where you will stay in the charming Pindaya Inle Inn. Spend the afternoon exploring the local area and enjoy lunch with a Danu family in their home.
Day 10 Pindaya
Day 11 Inle Lake
After a hearty breakfast continue your trek returning to Pindaya in time for lunch. Here you can enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before transferring to Inle Lake by road.
Day 12 Inle Lake
Day 13 Sagar
Day 14 Sagar
Today you have a full day with your Audley guide to explore the local area, including time at the Tha Hauk Pagoda Complex. The main reason to travel this far south of the lake is to have a comfortable off beaten track experience where fewer travellers explore.
Day 15 Yangon (Rangoon)
Sagar , Heho , Yangon (Rangoon)
Head back north by car directly to the airport catching glimpses of the lake as you drice by. A short flight takes you to the former colonial capital, Yangon. In the afternoon visit the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda at dusk, as locals come to give offerings to the spirits. You then head to 19th Street to enjoy a cold drink in this bustling thoroughfare.
Day 16 Yangon (Rangoon)
Day 17 Return home
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