16-Day Ancient Myanmar Experience

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 16 Days

Spanish, German, English, French, Russian    Yangon, Pyay, Popa, Bagan, Pakokku, Monywa, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Yangon

tour highlights

  • Visit Pyay's bustling central market
  • Explore the Payagyi and Payama stupas
  • Discover Mount Popa, the mythical home of Myanmar's 'spirits'
  • Wander along the banks of the Ayeyarwady River
  • See Inle Lake’s unique Intha fishermen ‘leg rowers’

tour details

Beginning in Yangon, your tour commences in Strand Road and continues with visits to the Botathaung Pagoda, Chinatown, the Sule Pagoda and the Shwedagon Pagoda before you make your way to Pyay. Here you’ll pay your respects at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, discover a cheroot-making workshop and see the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Next you’ll make your way to Mount Popa, the mythical homes of Myanmar’s ‘spirits’. As you proceed to Bagan, you’ll see the Shwezigon Pagoda, the Ananda Temple and a lacquer craftsman’s workshop. Next you’ll continue to Pakkoku to wander through a local market, visit a cheroot maker and see the breathtaking reclining Buddha. You’ll conclude your tour with visits to both Mandalay and Heho, two fascinating yet distinctly different cities, before returning to Yangon.

Why choose this tour?

  • Observing plenty of ancient Myanmar histories and cultures which make any visit to Myanmar unique and spellbinding
  • Featuring the big cities of Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake with their impressive architectures and religious monuments
  • A perfect opportunity to extend your visit to the inspiring UNESCO sites of Sri Ksetra in Pyay

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
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the programme
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Horse cart in Bagan
  • Boat fees as mentioned
  • Accommodation at hotels as above mentioned or similar
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Domestic airfare (Mandalay-Heho-Yangon)
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • Optional Balloon flights
  • 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.
  • Domestic airfares are quoted separately and subject to change in case of increases imposed by the airlines (ie. taxes, fuel costs, etc.).
  • There are 8 different airlines operating on the domestic route in Myanmar. Each company has slight different airfares and this pricelist is based on average airfare. Diethelm Travel will book the most convenient and direct routing. The final price can be confirmed once the tickets are booked and issued depending on available booking class and seat availability.
Tour code: PKMCAMEB

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