9-Day Best of Myanmar

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 9 Days

English, French, Russian, German, Spanish    Mandalay, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Ngapali Beach, Yangon

tour highlights

  • Sightseeing in Mandalay and its old kingdoms; Amarapura, Sagaing
  • Strolling along the Myanmar's longest U Bein teak bridge
  • Drive from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin and enjoy green ambiance
  • Cruise along the Ayeyarwaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan on colonial style RV Paukan
  • Discover the pagodas filled plain of ancient Bagan
  • Inle Lake and Indaing sightseeing by long-tailed boat
  • Sweet escape of two overnight stays at Ngapali Beach

tour details

Your first stop is Amarapura where you’ll visit the U Bein Bridge, Ayeyarwady River, Shwenandaw Monastery and Mandalay Hill for sunset. Next you’ll drive to Pyin Oo Lwin where you’ll tour the town in a horse-drawn coach. Other highlights include the National Botanical Gardens and an overnight cruise aboard the RV Paukan. During your cruise, you’ll visit pot workshops and a monastery before continuing to Bagan to visit the Shwezigon Pagoda & Kyansittha cave temple. Next you’ll stop at Htilominlo to explore Taungphi village, the Ananda Temple and Thatbyinnyu. In Heho you’ll see Inle Lake, the Indaing & Ywama villages and the ruins of Nyaung Ohak. You’ll also visit Shwe Inn Thein Paya, the Intha village of Sema, the 5-day rotating market & the amazing ‘leg rowers’ before returning to Yangon.

Tour with Departure: Every Tuesday

Why choose this tour?

  • This tour combines the thrilling sightseeing in the upper Myanmar with a luxury cruise from Mandalay to Bagan and a relaxing break at the gorgeous Ngapali beach
  • Full day boat trip to catch the best parts of beautiful Inle Lake with its authentic tradition and culture

customise the tour

  • Combine with Yangon city tour
  • 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 and D= Dinner)
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the programme
  • Cabin on RV Paukan
  • Transfers and tours with English-speaking locally-stationed guides (guide will not travel on the RV Paukan nor to the beach)
  • Boat trips in Inle Lake as specified
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Accommodation at hotels as above mentioned or similar
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Domestic airfare (Bagan-Heho-Thandwe-Yangon)
  • Myanmar visa fee
  • Surcharges for throughout guides (English and other languages)
  • 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


  • 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: PKMCBOM9B

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