Up to 2 weeks

Proposal for 14-days tour: 

TOUR DURATION: 14 Days / 13 Nights 

TOUR OPERATING SEASON: Year Round / On Demand 


This tour will cover all major tourist sites in Myanmar, ensuring that the visitor won’t miss any important aspects of Burmese culture, history, nature, and traditions. The length of this tour gives the visitor ample time to see all major attractions while also budgeting time for relaxing side trips. 

Details concerning visits to monuments and other places: 

What we mention below in the itinerary is just to give you an idea about the main attractions in each place. You are not obliged to follow exactly what is described in the itinerary. We aim to keep things flexible and can modify any details when planning the visit, all according to your wishes.

Day 1 - Arrival at Yangon (presume morning arrival, not later than 12:00) 

Transfer to your hotel. Tour of Yangon, including the downtown area and its beautiful colonial architecture, Scott’s (Bogyoke) Market, Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha, and late afternoon visit to world famous Shwedagon Pagoda to enjoy the sunset. If you have time in the evening, we can take you to the Chinatown district where you can sample some tasty local street food (hygienic) and enjoy the busy night life. From this area it’s easy to find a taxi by yourself and head back to your hotel.

Day 2 - Yangon

Today, we will bring you to the north side of the city, where you can visit the popular Kaba Aye Pagoda, a gem museum, and a jewellery workshop. In the afternoon, visit the National Museum where you can learn about Burmese art, history and culture by enjoying the extensive collection of ancient artefacts, ornaments, artwork, inscriptions and historic memorabilia that are related to the history, culture and civilization of Myanmar. Later, we will drive you to the riverside Botataung Pagoda, an unusual pagoda with a hollow interior that allows visitors a unique, close-up inspection. Afterwards, enjoy a short walk along the busy river quay.

Day 3 - Yangon to Mandalay by flight (B) 

Transfer to airport, one-hour flight to Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, and well-known for its sacred religious monuments, and unique arts and crafts products. Transfer to your hotel. On your first day in Mandalay, we propose a visit to Mahamuni pagoda, a gold-leaf making factory, and various craftsmen’s quarters for demonstrations of weaving, bronze casting, tapestry making, and Buddha images sculpted from marble stone.  Tour the famous Royal Place with its lion throne and surrounding moat. Sunset at Mandalay Hill.

Day 4 - Mandalay (B)

We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to the river jetty, where a comfortable private boat awaits to take you on a scenic trip down the river (one-hour journey) to the village of Mingun, home of the largest intact bell in the world.  See the huge, unfinished Mingun temple (with its distinctive cracks), and walk around the friendly village, including a stop at the Mingun Home for the Age to meet the amazing Nurse Thwe Thwe Aye.

Return to Mandalay. Drive to Sagaing, the religious center of local Buddhist life, and see the famous Sagaing hills, where you hundreds of monasteries and nunneries are located. Visit three of the most interesting ones: Sun U Ponya Shin Pagoda, U Min Thoneze Pagoda, and the Kaung Mu Daw Pagoda.   

In the evening, visit the famous U Bein Bridge (over 200 years old), the longest teakwood bridge in the world, and Bagaya monastery with its fabulous collection of Buddha statues.

Day 5 – Mandalay to Monywa (B)

We will leave Mandalay and head to Monywa (about a 4-hour drive). On the way, we will stop at the magnificent Thanboday Pagoda and nearby Bouddhi Tataung. Arrive in Monywa and check-in at your hotel, then drive across the Chindwin River to visit the Po Win Taung Caves and its colony of frisky monkees.  Return to Monywa in the evening

Day 6 – Monywa to Bagan ( B)

Transfer to Myinmu jetty, 45 minutes from Monywa, where you will board the public boat to Bagan. Enjoy the beauty of the Irrawaddy River as you pass scenic villages, many of which can’t be reached by road. Late afternoon arrival in Bagan and transfer to your hotel.

Remark: during off-season (March to September), public boats are operated less frequently due t lower water level, and occupancy rate of passengers. In case there is no boat service, we will probably have to take a road option to Bagan.

Day 7 - Bagan (B)

Discover Bagan, the richest archeological site in Asia, with more than 3,000 stupas and temples. Visit famous pagodas such as Ananda, Thatbyinyu (the highest temple in Bagan), Shwezigon (the most venerable pagoda), Dhammayangyi (the most massive temple), Shwesandaw Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi, and Gubyauknge. Inside the temples, marvel at the ancient mural paintings and frescos from the 11th and 13th centuries. 

Day 8 - Bagan (B)

Today, you will visit some villages around Bagan and a colorful morning market. We will pick you up at your hotel and organize a horse cart ride to take you to the market. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the market, where locals shop each morning. From there we will drive you to the villages of Minanthu, Pwa Saw, New Bagan, and Myinkabar. In these villages you will have a chance to see cotton weaving, cheroot making, lacquerware making and the daily life of the villagers. At the end of the day, we will drop you at one of the highest stupas in the area, where you can enjoy a panoramic sunset view of Bagan.

Day 9 – Bagan to Heho by flight , car to Pindaya (B)

Transfer to airport and early morning flight to Shan State’s regional Heho airport. Upon arrival, transfer by road to Pindaya, about a 90-minute drive. After check-in at hotel, make an excursion to the nearby caves, which house over 8,000 Buddha images of various sizes, and made from teak, lacquer, marble, alabaster, and cement. In the afternoon, explore the district for its famous home-based cottage industries such as traditional papermaking and umbrella making. Overnight at hotel in Pindaya.

Day 10 - Pindaya to Inle Lake (B)

After breakfast, transfer by car to the charming town of Nyaungshwe (about 2 hours), near Inle Lake.  If you have hotel accommodation in Nyaungshwe, check-in at your hotel before you start the visit on the lake by boat, or our boatman will wait for you at the jetty and transfer you to your hotel if your accommodation is on the lake.

Boat trip on famous Inle Lake: visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda (the holiest religious site in Shan State), lakeside villages (silk weaving on wooden handlooms, demonstrations of canoe making, and blacksmiths), and Nge Phae Kyaung (the “Jumping Cat” Monastery). While on the lake, take photos of the unique leg-rowing fishermen, typical floating gardens, and observe local methods of fishing. 

Day 11 - Inle Lake ( B)

Today, we will bring you to Sagar, a remote village on the south side of the lake that very few tourists ever discover. The boat journey takes nearly 3 hours, but is full of fabulous views of the lake, home of both indigenous and migratory birds. 

Upon arrival, discover the “sunken” stupas of Sagar, which are submerged partially underwater for a few months each year. Continue your visit to Pa-Oh, Shan and Intha ethnic villages in the area. You can see --- and sample --- the production of local rice wine, if you wish. Wander up the small hill, which has great views of the lake and surrounding villages.

Then, if time permits, stop at a pottery making village, and then journey back to the main lake and return to your hotel.

Day 12 - Inle Lake (Heho) to Yangon by flight (B)

Today, we will take you to the southwest corner of the lake and down a small canal that leads to the Pa-Oh village of Indein. On the way, you have a chance to see Intha process of pottery making and boat making. On your arrival at Indein, enjoy a leisurely walk through the village, view the distinctive 11th century Intha stupas and pagodas, and the monastery. Transfer to Heho Airport for late afternoon flight back to Yangon.

Day 13 - Yangon (B)

Today will be your last day in Myanmar, so enjoy a free day in Yangon by yourself. If you would rather have a set program, please read our popular day trips page in this section

Day 14 - International departure (B)

Transfer to Yangon Airport according to your international departure flight-time.

Tour includes:

  • 13 nights accommodation in a shared twin room or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
  • Horse cart tours in Bagan 
  • Private boat for sunset cruise in Bagan and Inle Lake excursions
  • Domestic flights 
  • English-speaking guide throughout the trip or different station guide in each destination


Tour excludes:

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Meals not mentioned (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • International departure Airport Tax Yangon  (USD 10/pax at present)
  • Any other items not mentioned 

Optional services


  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program 
  • Water and refreshing towels on touring days
  • Early check-in or late check-out service
  • Porter fees at airport, jetty, train station etc



TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request 

Rates vary widely. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs. 

Please kindly tell us:

1. How many persons in your group

2. How many single/double/triple rooms you need 

3. Hotel preference (Standard/Superior/Deluxe), with specific name of the hotel (click here for more information for hotels)

4. Travelling date: day/month/year 

Please visit the following link for our website to get more detailed information about payment and our cancellation policy. (click here)

Customize your trip: 

All trip proposals from our website have been carefully composed by our team, based on our extensive travel experiences in Myanmar. This proposal is a private package. We do not have any regular departure tours that you can join. However, we do understand that some travellers may have specific ideas for their trip, or desire a unique experience of some sort. So, please do not hesitate to tell us more about your needs. This will allow our team to compose a trip according to your individual specifications.

Possible extension to above trip:

From Yangon, you can extend your trip to other nearby destinations:

2-day trip to Golden Rock; 1-day trips to Bago, Pathein and Ngwe Saung, Mawlamyine.

From the Inle Lake area, you can fly to Kengtung (Kyaing Tong) to do some trekking around the area 4-7 days, then fly back to Yangon. Or you can fly to Ngapali beach, stay a few days there, and continue your trip to Arakan (Rakhine) State (Sittwe and Mrauk U) for 5-day trip (minimum stay) or fly back to Yangon.


For years now, we have been involved in community projects, starting with the construction of a public library available to all children of Bagan, Our activities have grown over the years and we will continue to offer our time and resources to help those most in need in our country.

Recent news

Please visit our Facebook page for more photos and news!


Please write to reservation [at] myanmar-mosaic-travel [dot] com for tickets.