Overview

  • Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple, Shwesandaw Pagoda and many other religious sites in Bagan.
  • Join in a boat trip on Inle Lake visiting the famous places of interest. 
  • Have a fascinating Yangon city tour with a chance to see the magnificent Shwedagon pagoda and shopping at Scott Market.
  • Discover Hanoi and its wonderful value of arts and architects.
  • Take a cruise in the splendid landscape of Halong Bay.
  • Explore Hoian ancient town and it peaceful countryside.
     
From the Golden Pagodas to Wonderful Halong Bay 12 Days
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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Yangon arrival

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Meals: N/A

When arriving at the airport, you will be picked up and move to the hotel for check-in. You are at your leisure for the rest of the day, which means meals are on your expense and overnight is spent in the hotel.

Yangon arrival, and explore the city
People worshiping in Shwedagon Pagoda
Yangon is the most butsling, safe and lively city in Myanmar
Day 2

Flight to Bagan - Sightseeing

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Meals: Breakfast

Depart early to take a flight to Bagan - the land of more than 3,000 ancient temples. First, we will visit the traditional market of Nyaung U, which has existed for centuries. After that, we visit the gilded pagoda of Shwezigon and the magnificent temple of Ananda as we venture to the farther parts of the plain. Here in Bagan, you will surely have a comprehensive look at Burmese Buddhist traditions.

After that, visit a local lacquerware workshop to gain a deeper understanding of the technique involving lacquer painting.

Meals on your own account. Stay overnight in Bagan.

Bagan plain looking from above
visit the traditional market of Nyaung U, which has existed for centuries
have a comprehensive look at Burmese Buddhist traditions
Day 3

Bagan Full Day Sightseeing

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Meals: Breakfast

Make your trip to Bagan more interesting by visiting Nan Paya Pagoda, one of Bagan's four monuments, which was built of sandstone, as well as other magnificent places of interest nearby. We will also pay a visit to MinkabaGubyaukyi Temple and the special architecture and sculpture of Myazedi Pagoda, Manuha Temple, as they will draw your curiosity with a heartfelt impression. Of course, Shwesandaw Pagoda, one of the best landmarks in Bagan and famous for its magical sunset, is also on our list.

Meals on your own account. Stay overnight in Bagan.

Shwesandaw Pagoda, one of the best landmarks in Bagan and famous for its magical sunset
Manuha Temple, known for special architecture and sculpture
visit Shwesandaw Pagoda, one of the best landmarks in Bagan and famous for its magical sunset
Day 4

Bagan - Fly to Heho - Inle Lake

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Meals: Breakfast

You will have a flight to Heho this morning. It is known as the entrance to the wonderful Inle Lake. Enjoy your boat ride around the lake and explore its timeless charm.

Admire the luxuriant floating gardens with a variety of plants and vegetables. This is also an opportunity to discover the simplicity and uniqueness in the lifestyle of local villagers. You will be surprised by the scene of fishermen controlling the boat with just one leg. This is a one-of-a-kind rowing technique in the world.

We will also visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda in the afternoon, which is home to five sacred Buddha images covered in gold leaves.

Also, visit Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, an attractive wooden structure on the lake. It was built at the end of the 1850s and is considered to be the biggest and oldest monastery on the lake.

Finish your day’s trip with a visit to the cotton and lotus weaving factories and cigar-making houses in Nam Pan village for a closer look at the local life and craft.

Enjoy your boat ride around Inle Lake and explore its timeless charm
We will also visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda in the afternoon
Finish your day’s trip with a visit to the cotton and lotus weaving factories and cigar-making houses in Nam Pan village
Day 5

Inle Lake - Indein - Heho - Yangon

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Meals: Breakfast

Explore Indein - an ancient complex of temples. It is one of the most famous sites near Inle Lake that holds great cultural and religious value.

You will be transferred to the airport in the afternoon for flight to Yangon. Arrive at Yangon, check in and relax.

Meals on your own account. Stay overnight in Yangon.
 

Boatman with one leg rowing in Inle Lake
Explore Indein - an ancient complex of temples
You will be transferred to the airport in the afternoon for flight to Yangon
Day 6

Yangon Half Day Sightseeing - Afternoon Flight to Hanoi

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Meals: Breakfast

Firstly, we visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, which is home to an enormous reclining Buddha statue.

After that, head to Shwedagon Pagoda. It is a wonderful golden pagoda located on the top of Singuttara Hill. People said that the pagoda was built 2500 years ago and it kept the hair relics of the Buddha. Nowadays, the location is the most magnificent religious place in the world and the pride of Myanmar.

Ultimately, savor the day by visiting Scott Market aka Bogyoke Market, which is the best place to go shopping in Yangon offering a wide range of products from foods, fabrics, lacquer wares to jewelleries. This is definitely a great chance to select some lovely gifts for your friends and family back home.

Head to Yangon Airport for your evening flight to Hanoi. When you arrive, your local guide will be waiting and ready to take you to the hotel for check - in.
Meals at your expense.

head to Shwedagon Pagoda. It is a wonderful golden pagoda located on the top of Singuttara Hill
Ultimately, savor the day by visiting Scott Market aka Bogyoke Market, which is the best place to go shopping in Yangon
Day 7

Hanoi - Full Day Sightseeing

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Meals: Breakfast

Be ready as the 7th day of our multi-country tour is for you to explore the most well - known attractions in Hanoi. Our first stop is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where preserves the body of the Great Father of the country. You will hear many stories about President Ho Chi Minh’s life as well as his legacies at the Stilt House and the Presidential Palace. After that, we pay a visit to the One Pillar Pagoda.
After that, visit the vibrant Old Quarter where you can find a wide range of products including street food, clothing, furniture, souvenirs and more.

We will head back to the hotel in the late afternoon. Stay overnight at your hotel.

Our first stop is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where preserves the body of the Great Father of the country
we pay a visit to the One Pillar Pagoda
visit the vibrant Old Quarter where you can find a wide range of products including street food, clothing, ...
Day 8

Hanoi - Overnight Cruise on Ha Long Bay

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel before traveling to another wonderful location today. The UNESCO world heritage site - Halong Bay is famous for its magnificent beauty with breathtaking natural scenes. 

En - route, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the vast rice paddies and great mountain ranges of Red River Delta. Then, you will get on board the Junk Boat for an unforgettable cruise on the bay. Lunch will be served on board.

Afternoon is the time to visit some of the most interesting caves in Halong as they feature stunning stalactites and stalagmites. The ship will stop along the way for you to take a swim. Also you can choose kayaking to enjoy the view of this tropical paradise.

Our ship will dock on the bay. Dinner will be served on board followed by many interesting activities.

Breakfast at the hotel before traveling to another wonderful location today - The UNESCO world heritage site - Halong Bay
Afternoon is the time to visit some of the most interesting caves in Halong as they feature stunning stalactites and stalagmites
Also you can choose kayaking to enjoy the view of this tropical paradise
Day 9

Ha Long Bay - Hanoi- Flight to Danang - Hoian

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Early risers can enjoy the tranquility of the morning and gentle sun beaming up the bay. Savor your breakfast on board as the ship continues to sail to other lesser-known areas. After having your lunch served, you will be transferred to a shuttle bus on your way back to Hanoi without being guided to Noi Bai Airport for your upcoming flight to Danang.

You will be picked up and transferred to Hoian Ancient Town. Dinner at your own expense. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hoian.
 

back to Hanoi without being guided to Noi Bai Airport for your upcoming flight to Danang
Danang is called the most worth-living city in Vietnam
Overnight stay at the hotel in Hoian
Day 10

Hoian - Eco Experience through Nipa Palm Forest - City Tour

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Get ready for an exciting market exploration this morning. Our guide will lead you to a local market in Hoian where many people and local stuff gather. This is a great opportunity for you to meet up with the natives and learn some useful tips for bargaining.

Our next stop will be the Bay Mau Nipa Palm Forest. Coracle will be our wonderful vehicle for this trip. As we glide through the luxuriant mangrove forest to contemplate its beauty, you can also see some worthy souvenirs made from palm leaves such as hats, rings and watches offered by the locals.

Next, we invite you to join in an interesting folk game called “bit mat dap nieu". Then, while waiting for the preparation of a cooking class, enjoy the relaxation with a nice cup of local tea. Moreover, the chefs will present to you the culture of Vietnamese cuisine during his demonstration of cooking. You should make meals yourself and savor them as your own lunch.

Up next, a relaxing boat ride on Thu Bon river watching the routine of life and fishing movements of the locals in the countryside is waiting for you.

Come back to Hoian ancient town to visit its stunning landmarks of Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Old House, Hoian Museum, and Japanese-covered bridge.

Dinner is at your expense. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hoian.
 

Our guide will lead you to a local market in Hoian where many people and local stuff gather
Our next stop will be the Bay Mau Nipa Palm Forest
cooking class, enjoy the relaxation with a nice cup of local tea, the chefs will present to you the culture of Vietnamese cuisine
Day 11

Hoian Free Day

Transfer: N/A

Meals: Breakfast

Savor your leisure day in Hoain doing whatever you like. You can have a beach break in An Bang or taste some delicious local foods.

Meals are on your own expense. Overnight staying in Hoian.
 

Savor your leisure day in Hoain doing whatever you like
You can have an exploration in My Son or taste some delicious local foods
Or try being Vietnamese farmer for a day in Tra Que Village
Day 12

Hoian - Danang - Departure

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Meals: Breakfast

Spend the rest of your Myanmar to Vietnam 12 Days Tour seeking for some cool souvenirs for your loved ones before transferred without guided to the airport in Danang for your upcoming flight.

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Enjoy banh mi Hoian, the must-try dish in here
Spend the rest of the time in Hoian seeking for some cool souvenirs for your loved ones
Transfer to airport in Danang for your upcoming flight.

Inclusions

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Trip Notes

► Best Time to Visit:  from November to February (Dry season in Myanmar)

► Visa Requirements: 

  • Vietnam: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and at least one blank page for each visa stamp. You will aslo need a visa (or pre - approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Check out the guides to get Vietnam visa or contact our travel consultants for useful advices on visa requirements. 
  • Myanmar: Myanmar visa on arrival is available at Yangon, Naypyidaw and Mandalay International Airport for the passport holders from Italy, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Russia and China (Validity: 1 month, Visa fee: $50USD). The country also has an effective e - visa system with straightforward and easy steps which is one of the best ways to get your visa for Myanmar.

► Car Procedure:

Vietnam
1 pax 4 - seater car
2 pax 7 - seater car
3 - 8 pax 16 - seater car
9 -14 pax 30 - seater car
15 - 20 pax 35 - seater car
Myanmar
1 -2 pax 4 - seater car
3 pax 7 - seater car
4 pax 9 - seater car
5 - 6 pax 14 - seater car
7 -10 pax 24 - seater car
11 - 14 pax 30 - seater car

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day. Special request for early/late check in/out will come with a surchage.

Airfares (if any) may change without prior notice to e-ticket issuance.

► Child Policy

  • 0 - 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) .
  • 2 - 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • 5 - 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • From 12 years and older: 100% of the regular fare will be applied.

► During Peak Season and Special Occasions, Surcharges may be Added to the Price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you stay.
  • Easter Holidays, Vietnam Lunar New YearMyanmar New Year (Thingyan water festival): Extra fee required.
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