8 Days Essential Myanmar and Vietnam Tour
This 8 days tour combines Myanmar and Vietnam in Southeast Asia, aiming to provide you an experience of the history, culture, people, and traditions that have evolved over the years in these two magnificent countries.
During your first several days of this tour, you will spend time on the most famous and essential attractions in Yangon, and Mandalay, covering the historical heritages, natural landscapes, and sacred temples. Then, fly to Saigon to wonder at the ancient and tranquil street and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. After Saigon, you will move on to spend time discovering landmarks of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.
PLACES VISITEDYangon - Mandalay - Saigon - Hanoi
DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.
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Why you'll love this trip?
- Visit the peaceful former capital Yangon with awesome pagodas, for example, the Shwedagon Pagoda.
- Discover the fabulous Shwenandaw Monastery, Mingun Pahtodawgyi Temple, and Hsinbyume Pagoda in Mandalay.
- Take a cyclo tour to explore the essential sites in Saigon.
- Travel to Hanoi and experience a fusion of French and Vietnamese.
Tour Map & Day by Day Itinerary
Welcome to Yangon!See more
Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request.
Welcome to Yangon!
Upon your arrival in Yangon, Upon arrival, your local tour guide and driver will welcome you at the airport. Then, the guide will escort you to the hotel and help you check-in.
The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Yangon.
Full Day Yangon City TourSee more
Rise early in the morning to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda painted with real gold in Yangon. The benefit for visiting the pagoda in the early morning is that you will enjoy a 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 your free time to wander the Bogyoke Market. Then stroll around the busy streets of Yangon’s famous China Town and Yangon Jetty. Finish the day at the riverside where is flanked by colonize style buildings, which will give you the impression of old-time Myanmar.
Overnight in Yangon.
Flight to Mandalay, Half Day Mandalay City TourSee more
Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement
Drive to the airport for onward flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, Your local guide and driver will pick you up and bring you to have a city excursion in Mandalay.
Visit Mahamuni Image where you can see local people pray and stick the gold paper on the Buddha for a blessing. You can also try to make your wish and donate money (buy) for the gold paper to stick the gold paper on the statue (only man allowed to stick the gold).
On the way to the Mahamuni Image, pay a visit to a gold paper factory to see how people made the gold leaf. Then visit the Shwenandaw Monastery which means "Golden Palace Monastery" and it was built in the 19th century and well known for its teak carving of Buddhist myths. Next, 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.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Mandalay Excursion to Sagaing and AmarapuraSee more
In the morning, drive about 30 minutes to get to Sagaing which is located by the Ayeyarwady River.
Cross the Innwa Bridge that is built by the British in 1934. Firstly you will visit the Maha Ganayon Kyaung Monastery to see hundreds of monks lining up for daily meals at 10:15 am.
Continue to visit Kaung Mu Taw Pagoda, a dome-shaped pagoda rising 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. Followed by Sagaing Hill, with a number of small pagodas and meditation centers. Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda also sits here. You can stop at a monastery and talk with monks while taking a cup of green tea.
Lunch at a local restaurant in Sagaing and take a short break. Then head to Amarapura, known as the City of Immortality, situates 11 km to the south of Mandalay. Here you will first visit the U Bein Bridge which is 1.2 kilometers long and turns out to be the longest teakwood bridge in the world.
Then visit to Bagaya Monastery that is decorated with splendid Burmese architectural works such as carvings, floral arabesques, curved figurines and the reliefs of birds and animals. Then go to Nagayon Temple. The roof of the temple is draped by the naga Mucalinda, who protected the Buddha from the elements while achieving enlightenment.
Drive back to Mandalay and enjoy your free time.
Overnight in Mandalay.
Flight to SaigonSee more
Flight: International flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement
Today, you will take the flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, your guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel for check-in.
Rest of day is at leisure.
Overnight in Saigon.
Saigon City Tour, Flight to HanoiSee more
Flight: Domestic flight include in quotation and will be on INT`s arrangement
Today, you will be escorted to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover these amazing systems developed by the guerrillas fighting in the Vietnam War. You'll have an opportunity to see the various weapons used in the war on display. Then learn about the innovative ways the guerrillas survived and fought back in the war. The impressive underground system they built remains to tell the story of the Vietnam War.
After the tour, transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at airport and escort to hotel for check-in.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Hanoi City Tour - Discover the Capital City of VietnamSee more
In the morning, your guide and driver will pick up at your hotel, start the tour to beautiful Tran Quoc Pagoda located on the shores of West Lake. This Pagoda is full of amazing Buddhist symbolism that visitors can learn more about.
Then, head to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of Vietnamese great father, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house, where he lived on and off from 1958 to 1969.
The next destination is One Pillar Pagoda, a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Leave the pagoda for the Temple of Literature, which is the first college of Vietnam.
In the afternoon, you need to choose one of the city’s museums (History Museum or Ethnology Museum) to visit. After that, drive back to admire Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple before taking cyclo tour through the Old Quarter, also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It’s a great place to explore in Hanoi.
Later afternoon, you can watch a Water puppet show for one hour. It is a unique traditional performance of Vietnam.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Farewell from HanoiSee more
Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request
Today, the guide will transfer you to the airport. Hope you have a nice trip home and look forward to traveling with you again!
Service Inclusions & Exclusions
- Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
- Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
- Private English speaking tour guide service.
- Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
- Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.
- International air tickets.
- Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
- Meals do not listed in itinerary.
- Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
- Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
- Services not stated in the itinerary.
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8 Days Essential Myanmar and Vietnam Tour
- Tour Code:INT-MV-MV08
- Length: 8 Days
- Route: Yangon - Mandalay - Saigon - Hanoi
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