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ICN22: 15 Days Bangkok - Yangon - Bagan - Inle Lake - Mandalay - Chiang Mai - Bangkok

Tour Type: Private customized tour with professional guide and driver
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, or open to your own choice
Highlights:

  • Visit the Grand Palace to learn about Thailand’s Buddhist culture.
  • Explore Bagan, one of the three great Buddhist sites in Asia
  • Watch a spectacular scene of thousands of monks having lunch together.
  • Enjoy the stunning sunset view at the U Bein Bridge, also known as the Love Bridge.

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Welcome at Bangkok Airport
Weome to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Upon arrival, you will find your tour guide and driver outside the baggage claim area holding a welcome board with your name on it. After a warm greeting, you will be escorted to check into the well selected downtown hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you.

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

Day 2: Bangkok city sightseeing with the Grand Palace
After breakfast today, we will take a cruise along the Chao Phraya River to visit Wat Arun, which is a royal temple, known as "Thailand's Eiffel Tower". Then we will head to visit the Grand Palace, which is the largest and best preserved royal palace in Thailand, collecting the essence of painting, sculpture and ornamentation. At the northeast corner of the Grand Palace stands Wat Phra Kaew, which is the most famous temple in Thailand and one of the three national treasures of Thailand. Today's last stop will be Wat Pho, where you will see a giant reclining Buddha measuring 46 meters (150 feet) long and 15 meters (49 feet) high.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

Day 3: Full day tour to Ayutthaya with the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace
Today, your guide and driver will lead you to Ayutthaya, which is a must for lovers of history and world heritage. En route, we will stop and visit the Pa-In Summer Palace, which is like a big park, with its architectures combining Thai, Chinese and Western architectural styles. Then we will head to visit Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, which was built in 1357 and houses a large seated bronze Buddha statue. Afterwards, a 3-minute walk will take us to Wat Phra Si Sanphet, which is a royal temple where three kings were buried. After getting out of the temple, we will come to Wat Maha That, which is well known for the "Buddha's Head in Tree Roots". Then we will come to the last stop today, Wat Na Phra Mane, where you will see the sitting Buddha in green stones. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

  • Ayutthaya
    Tourists take photos with monks at Ayutthaya
  • Wat Maha That
    Buddha's head embraced by trunks at Wat Maha That
Day 4: Fly 1h to Yangon, Yangon half day sightseeing with the Shwedagon Pagoda
Today you will leave Thailand and head for Myanmar. After breakfast, you will be escorted to the airport to catch the flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, your local guide in Yangon will pick you up and take you to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, which is located at the 51-meter-high (167-feet) Holy Mountain beside the YinYa Lake. It is such a holy place that people need to remove their shoes before entering. Then, you will be accompanied to the Karaweik Palace, which is a large bird-shaped ship floating on the Royal Lake. Here, you could have a bird's eye view of the Royal Lake and the Shwedagon Tower, and appreciate the stunning sunset view. In the evening, you will have a chance to watch a solemn Burmese song and dance performance and enjoy a hearty buffet on the ship. After that, your guide will escort you to check into the hotel in Yangon.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Rose Garden (4 stars)

Day 5: Yangon highlights with the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
After breakfast today, you will be accompanied to see the huge reclining Buddha in the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda and the eight zodiac sculptures in the Sule Pagoda. Afterwards, you will be guided to the Maha Bandula Park, which was named after General Bandula, a national hero who led Burma fighting against British aggression. Then the next stop will be the Indiantown and the Chinatown, where you could admire the buildings and streets with Indian and Chinese characteristics, find the special handicrafts and taste the authentic Indian and Chinese food. After that, your guide will lead you to the Bogyoke Aung San Museum to learn the story of Aung San, a national hero who led Burma to independence. After getting out of the museum, we will come to the Inya Lake, the last stop where you can enjoy some leisure time and relax yourself.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Rose Garden (4 stars)

  • Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
    Reclining Buddha in Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
  • Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
    Varisized Buddha statues in Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
Day 6: Fly to Bagan, Bagan half day trip with the Ananda Temple
According to the flight time, your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel and escort you to the airport to catch the flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, your Bagan local guide will greet you at the airport and lead you to the Shwezigon Pagoda, which is the largest Buddhist Pagoda in Bagan. Then with your guide's company, you will come to the Ananda Temple, which is said to be the most beautiful architecture in Bagan with many exquisite Buddha rilievos. Afterwards, the Sulamani Temple will be the next destination, where you can enjoy bright frescos about ancient Myanmar. After getting out of the temple, you will be guided to the Bagan Archaeological Museum, which was founded in 1904 with a collection of more than 800 items, including the Buddhist statues, potteries and murals. Then we will pay a visit to a lacquer wares workshop and the last stop today will be the Ayeyarwaddy River, where you will take a cruise to enjoy the amazing sunset. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort (4 stars)

Day 7: Bagan historical sightseeing with the Manuha Temple
After breakfast, your guide will lead you to the Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, which is an Indian temple built in 1113 where you could see a large number of well-preserved murals. Then we will come to the MyaZedi Pagoda. In a hut in front of the pagoda is a square stone column, on which the chronology of Bagan Kings is recorded in four scripts. Afterwards, the Manuha Temple will be the next destination. What makes this temple special is that all the Buddha statue inside are very large. Finally, we will take a horse cart to the Nan Paya Pagoda, which has a dazzling collection of fine art.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort (4 stars)

Day 8: Fly to Heho, Heho half day trip on the Inle Lake
Today your guide will escort you to the airport for your flight to Heho. Upon arrival, your Heho local guide will pick you up and transfer you to visit the Phaungdawoo Pagoda, which is a landmark of Inle Lake, famous for the five ancient Buddha statues cast in the 12th century inside. Then you will be accompanied to visit the Ngaphechaung Monastery, which is famous for the cats inside, who can jump in circles. The next destination will be the Nam Pan Village, where you will take a leisurely stroll under the company of your guide. After that, you will be taken to the hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min (4 stars)

  • Inle Lake, Bagan
    Boat on the Inle Lake leisurely and enjoy the slow time
Day 9: One day Inle Lake boat trip with the Temple of Indein
Today, you will be accompanied to stroll along a local market and row through a long channel by boat. Afterwards, you will be guided to visit the Temple of Indein, where you will see an ancient tower and some statues of fairies. After finishing the visit, you will be driven back to the hotel and the rest of the day will be free for you.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min (4 stars)

Day 10: Transfer to Heho, Fly to Mandalay
At the appointed time today, your guide will transfer you to Heho airport for your flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, your private guide in Mandalay will welcome you at the exit of the airport and then take you to the U Bein Bridge, also known as the "Love Bridge", where you will enjoy the beautiful sunset on a boat. After that, you will be escorted to check into the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel (4 stars)

Day 11: Mandalay day sightseeing with the Shwenandaw Monastery
Today you will first be guided to visit the City Harbor Bridge, the Sagaing Hill and the Mahamuni Pagoda. Then be led to visit the Shwenandaw Monastery, which is an all-teak monastery and the Kuthodaw Pagoda, where you can appreciate Buddha Jakata sculptures on the gates. Finally, you can climb the Mandalay Hill and enjoy the sunset above the whole city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel (4 stars)

  • Mahamuni Pagoda
    Tourists take photos with buildings in Mahamuni Pagoda
  • Mandalay Hill
    Magnificent buildings in Mandalay Hill
Day 12: Mandalay half day tour to Amarapura, Fly to Chiang Mai
Today your guide will lead you to the Mahagandayon Monastery, which is the largest monastery in Myanmar. Here, you will watch the scene of thousands of monks having lunch together, quite spectacular. 

After that, your guide and driver will escort you to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai. Upon landing, your guide in Chiang Mai will welcome you at the airport and escort you to check into the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Rim (4 stars)

Day 13: Full day Chiang Mai Old Town sightseeing with Wat Suan Dok
Today, your guide will accompany you to visit Chiang Mai Old Town, which was built in 1296 with well-preserved city walls and moats. Your first spot will be Doi Suthep Mountain, on which you will see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Then with the company of your guide, you will visit Wat Jed Yod and Wat Suan Dok. Afterwards, we will go back to Chiang Mai and you will be accompanied to hang out at the Sankampaeng outlets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Rim (4 stars)

  • Wat Phra Singh
    Appreciate the unique architectural style of Wat Phra Singh
Day 14: A leisure day in Chiang Mai
You will have ahalf-day Thai cooking class (join-in) in the morning. Then the rest time will be free for you.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Rim (4 stars)

Day 15: Fly back to Bangkok, Departure from Bangkok
Your15 days Thailand &Myanmar tour will cometo an end today. At theappointed time, your driver will escort you to the airport for your flight to Bangkokwhere you can fly to your next destination. Wish you a nice trip!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices

Christmas & 2023 special: Enjoy 12% off if you book before Dec. 25, 2022

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Jan-Apr, Oct-Dec$3749 $3299$3239 $2850
May-Sep$3569 $3140$3079 $2709
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Economy class airfare of Bangkok - Yangon; Yangon - Bagan; Bagan - Heho; Heho - Mandalay; Mandalay - Chiang Mai; Chiang Mai - Bangkok.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out Thailand.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Thailand & Myanmar Visa Fees.
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