13-Day Myanmar on a Shoestring Tour

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: 13 Days

German, English, French, Russian, Spanish    Yangon, Bagan, Kalaw, Nyaung Shwe, Inle Lake, Mandalay

tour highlights

  • Taking overland express buses to explore the best cities in Myanmar
  • Sightseeing in Yangon with its colonial buildings and the world-famous Shwedagon temple
  • Crossing Yangon river by local ferry to enjoy the views of local rural life
  • Visit local villages and monastic school by trishaw
  • Authentic local experience of circle train-ride and exploring various markets in town
  • Take a bicycle ride on sandy track to observe local life through famous Bagan temples
  • Explore Kalaw and hiking to an ethnic Danu village through pine forest and vegetables fields
  • Travel by slow train from Kalaw to Shwe Nyaung
  • Cycling through rural areas in Mandalay and visit U Bein Bridge at sunset

tour details

Experience full of rarely seen sights in Myanmar and be curious about the generations of stories just waiting to be told. Explore the attractive sites of the country like Bagan and Mandalay to discover the authentic ancient sites as well as thousands of temples and stupas. Hiking over the Shan Hills for the most rewarding experience to get to know the locals and their way of life and explore the famous Inle Lake – the most famous lake of Myanmar.

Why choose this tour?

  • A tight and well-arranged itinerary to explore the essential highlights of any tour to Myanmar within 13-day
  • Experience of taking typicla overland buses to transfer from one town to another
  • Authentic cirlcular train ride in Yangon while observing an insight of local urban lifestyle
  • Gentle cycling in Bagan to visit the century-old temples and unseen rural villages
  • Enchanting Inle Lake discovery with stops at the most important highlighs on the lake

customise the tour

  • Extend your stay and take a break at beautiful Ngapali beach
  • Opportunity to shop souvenirs at local markets and workshops
  • Unlimited photo opportunities throughout the trip


  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air-conditioned car/coach as detailed in our itinerary
  • Local express bus and train tickets
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the programme
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast)
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides
  • Boat trips as specified
  • Service charges and room tax
  • Accommodation at hotels as above mentioned or similar
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Domestic airfare
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Porter fees and tips for baggage handling
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
    (Peak season in general is between 15 December to 15 January and 13-17 April
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)


  • Hotel prices for packages are quoted bases on hotels as mentioned or similar. Higher or lower categories can be requested and the price will be adjusted. The hotels featured in the package tour are subject to availabilities at the time of booking.
  • Meals at respective hotels are also included in the hotel prices if the itineraries mention lunch or dinner at hotel.
  • Additional charges during Festive Season: Christmas, New Year and the Water festival period may apply.
  • Supplements for compulsory Gala Dinners will be advised at the time of booking.
  • All hotels have special booking and deposit conditions and will be indicated at the time of booking. Nonrefundable deposits may be required.
Tour code: PKMCMSTB

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