Hot air ballooning over Bagan, Myanmar

One-day itinerary: Bagan City Tour

Country: Myanmar

1 Day

Bagan, Myanmar: Float on air as the sun rises with a ‘Balloons Over Bagan’ ride. This spectacular experience will be one of the highlights of your tour.

From here you can begin your tour of Bagan with a visit to the Lawkananda Pagoda, located along the river. Continue on to East and West Phet Leik, which houses clay plaques depicting Jataka scenes, as well as the Thatbyinnyu Temple, the tallest in Bagan. Other notable sites to visit are the Shwegugyi Temple, and the Palace and Tharaba Gate.

In the afternoon your tour includes the Apeyadana Temple with its paintings of Mahayana, Nagayon Temple, and the Dhamayangyi Temple, a massive temple with some of the finest brickwork in all of Myanmar.

Finish the day at Mingalar Zedi, where you can see the sun set over the Ayeyarwady River, followed by an evening cruise on the river.

Note: Journeys Within’s one-day itinerary ideas are some of our favorite one-day activities – many of which are exclusive to Journeys Within. We do not book these one-day itineraries by themselves, but only as part of a full tour package.

Fisherman on Inle Lake, Myanmar

One-day itinerary: Day on Inle Lake

Country: Myanmar

1 Day

Today you will have a full day on and around the lake. You will see the unique method locals use to row their boats, fishermen with their own style of fishing, floating farms and gardens and a hand-loom weaving cottage with its own showroom. You will visit Phaungdawoo Pagoda which houses the five most revered Buddha Images in the southern Shan States and Jumping Cat Monastery, called that after its trained jumping cats.

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Classic Myanmar 12 Day Tour

Country: Myanmar

12 Days | $3,760

Myanmar’s troubled past has largely kept the country out of the tourism industry until recently, and this delightful country is just waiting to be explore. The people are friendly and welcoming and love to to show off their amazing country. In 12 days you will not only get to see some of the most spectacular sights in Myanmar but you will get to travel to some of the more unusual sites too.

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Burmese boys in flower market

Highlights of Myanmar Tour

Country: Myanmar

8 Days | $2,725

With its rich diversity Myanmar is not an easy country to fit into a short trip but we have included the “must-see” highlights of this amazing country on this eight-day tour. Experience the wonderful people of Myanmar as you begin in Yangon and visit historic sites and modern markets. Head to Bagan and Mandalay to take in the archaeological wonders and ancient temples, before heading out to rural Myanmar to see the famous Inle Lake with its unique floating villages. In eight amazing days you will experience the wonder of Myanmar – one of the best kept secrets in Southeast Asia!

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