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12 Days Myanmar Best & Long Neck Hill Tribe Discovery

INT-M-LN12  12 Days Discover Long Neck Hill Tribe of Myanmar Tour

12 Days Myanmar Best Tour offers you the popular destinations in Myanmar to experience its history and culture, and the discovery trip to the Long Neck Hill Tribe village. In the tour, you will have chance to get more knowledge about the specific life style and customs of minorities group on hill tribe of Myanmar. The village is famous for the long necked Padaung family and their traditional weaving craftsmanship.

TOUR CODEINT-M-LN12

PLACES VISITED Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake - Samgar Village - Phaekon - Loikaw - Kalaw -Heho - Bagan - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mandalay

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Soak into the charming of Inle Lake - the second largest lake in Myanmar.
  • Get more knowledge about the specific lifestyle and customs of Long Neck Hill Tribe in Loikaw.
  • Visit the peaceful former capital Yangon with the awesome pagodas.
  • Explore the Ancient City of “Bagan”, home to thousands of temples dating back 1,500 years.

At a Glance

Yangon(2 nights)

Inle Lake(2 nights)

Loikaw(2 nights)

Kalaw(1 night)

Bagan(2 nights)

Mandalay(2 nights)

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Itinerary Day by Day

Myanmar Tour, 12 Days Myanmar Discovery Trip with Long Neck Hill Tribe

Day 1 Arrive in Yangon

Flight: International flight on your own arrangment or on requests.
Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Myanmar, the country just opened itself to the world and now waiting people to discover its unique Buddhist culture and heritage.

Upon your arrival in Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar but nowadays one of the most developed city in Myanmar, your local guide will welcome you at the airport then escort you to hotel.

In the evening, enjoy a Myanmar royal style welcome dinner on a floating marble boat.

Day 2 Full Day Yangon City Tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Rise early in the morning to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda with painted real gold in Yangon. Benefit for visit the pagoda in early morning you will enjoy an quiet and extremely peaceful atmosphere to watch local people and monks pray in front of the Pagoda.

Transfer back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast you will visit the Reclining Buddha (Chaok-Htat-Gyi) and Mahabandoola park.

Have some rest after lunch, in the afternoon, enjoy some free time wander around in Bogyoke Market and the  then  Bogyoke Market busy treets of Yangon’s famous China Town and Yangon Jetty. Finish your day off at the riverside where the road flanked by colonize style builds which will give you the impression of Myanmar in old time. 

Day 3 Flight to Heho, Inle Lake

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Transfer to airport for onward flight to Heho where you will be picked up and transfer you to your hotel by the lakeside of Inle Lake.

Inle Lake locates in the highland of Myanmar in an altitude of around 3,000 feet above sea level.  Here you will enjoy different atmosphere and ambience from middle part of Myanmar.

After check in hotel, enjoy your day at leisure to relax. 

Day 4 Inle Lake

Your Excursion today will be made by long tail boat to see life of In-tha (name of local ethnic people live on the lake), to discover their unique floating farms and life on floating village. You will also see how the local fisher to fish with only one leg paddling the boat and the Long Neck Ladies who were relocated from the Myanmar and Thailand border.

Rest of the day is at leisure to relax. 

Day 5 Transfer to Loikaw by boat and car

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Early morning, start your trip to Loikaw passing along the Inle Lake by boat. Visit Samgar village on the way. Then continue to Phaekhon village (24 mile trip by car about 2 hrs drive). Then transfer to car and continue drive to Loikaw. If the road condition is too bad for driving the car, you have to walk a few minutes to reach your stop. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 Full Day Loikaw Trip

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Whole day sightseeing Loikaw including the village of the most interesting ethnic people in Myanmar, long nacked Padaung and their traditional weaving villages, Thirimingalar Karen Museum, Taungkwe Zedi, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 Visit Myin-ma-hti Cave,Transfer to Kalaw

Meals: Breakfast

Morning visit to colourful Loikaw market and then drive to Kalaw. Visit Myin-ma-hti Cave on the way.

Transfer to Kalaw and overnight at hotel.

Day 8 Flight to Bagan, Half Day City Tour

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Upon arrival in Bagan, you will be welcomed by your local guide at the airport then transfer you to hotel.

Bagan, where you will be amazed by its thousands of Buddhists pagodas spread in the area of the Ancient City of ‘Bagan’. These pagodas used to own by individual families during its prosperous time.

Your will visit the Nyaung Oo Market where local people buying food in daily life, visit the Shwezigon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda in Bagan painted with real gold.

Have a rest in hotel in the hottest time in afternoon. Then enjoy a Horse Cart Ride for the sun set, you will climb up to the top of the Shesandaw Pagoda for sunset then take the horse cart back to hotel. It is a unforgettable feeling of taking the horse cart ride on the off road treks through the pagodas when its quiet in dusk.

Day 9 Bagan--Free at leisure

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Bagan.

You can relax in hotel, or take a biking tour through the pagoda area to discover more interesting sites of Bagan. 

Day 10 Flight to Mandalay, Half Day Mandalay City Tour

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement
Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to airport for onward flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, Your local guide and driver will pick you up from the cruise ship and bring you to a city excursion in Mandalay.

You will visit Mahamuni Image where you will see local people pray and stick gold paper on the Buddha for blessing. You can also try to make your wish and donate money (buy) for gold paper to stick the gold paper on the statue (only man allowed to stick the gold). On the way to the Mahamuni Image, you will visit a gold paper factory to see how people made the gold leaf. Visit the Shwenandaw Monastery which means ‘Golden Palace Monastery” and was built in 19th century and well known for its teak carving of Buddhist myths. Visit the Kuthodaw Pagoda which is a Buddhist stupa that contains the world’s largest book of Buddhism.

Finish your day at the top of Mandalay Hill for a stunning sunset. 

Day 11 Full Day Amarapura Tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, about 30 mins drive to Sagaing, the capital of Sagaing Division in Myanmar and located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the southwest of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river. Cross Innwa Bridge, built by British in 1934. Firstly you will visit the Maha Ganayon Kyaung Monastery to see hundreds of monks line up for daily meals at 10:15am. Then visit the U Bein Bridge which is 1.2 kilometers long and is the longest teakwood bridge in the world.

Continue to visit Kaung Mu Taw Pagoda; the dome shaped pagoda rises up to 46 meters. At the base of the pagoda there are 812 stone pillars, each one with a hollow and an image of a Nat in it. Continue visit to Sagaing Hill, the hill has a number of small pagodas and with many meditation centers andSoon U Ponya Shin Pagoda; it is located on Sagaing Hill. You can stop at monasteries and nunneries and talk with them while taking green tea from hot tea pot and palm-sugar.

Lunch at local restaurant in Sagaing and take a short break, then continue visit Amarapura,"City of Immortality" situated 11 km to the south of Mandalay and the ancient temple of Pahtodawgyi which was built in 1820 in the Inva ancient town.

Drive back to Mandalay and rest of the day is at leasure. 

Day 12 Departure from Mandalay

Enjoy free time in hotel until transfer to airport for your onward/homeward flight. 

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12 Days Discover Long Neck Hill Tribe of Myanmar Tour

Tour Name:12 Days Discover Long Neck Hill Tribe of Myanmar Tour

Destinations: Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake - Samgar Village - Phaekon - Loikaw - Kalaw -Heho - Bagan - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mandalay

Tour Code:INT-M-LN12

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