Journey Vietnam to Myanmar

Journey Vietnam to Myanmar

Duration 15 days
Price From $0
Physical level
Tour the incredible world class attractions of two beautiful countries in Southeast Asia. Your trip will be marked by visits to magnificent Bagan, ancient Mandalay capitals, enchanting Hanoi as well the cruise in Halong Bay 
BRIEF ITINERARY view detailed itinerary
DAY 01 YANGON ARRIVAL (D)
DAY 02 YANGON CITY TOUR (B)
DAY 03 YANGON - HEHO - INLE LAKE (B)
DAY 04 INLE LAKE - INDEIN MARKET (B)
DAY 05 INLE LAKE - NYANG SHWE - BAGAN (B)
DAY 06 BAGAN EXPLORER (B)
DAY 07 BAGAN - YANGON (B)
DAY 08 YANGON - SYRIAM - HANOI ( VIETNAM) (B)
DAY 09 HANOI CITY TOUR (B)
DAY 10 HANOI - MAI CHAU  (B)
DAY 11 MAI CHAU - NINH BINH (B)
DAY 12 NINH BINH - HA LONG BAY (B)
DAY 13 HALONG BAY CRUISE (B)
DAY 14 HALONG BAY - HANOI (B)
DAY 15 HANOI DEPARTURE (B)


Day 01: Yangon Arrival

Welcome ! Mingalarbar !
Upon arrival in Yangon, our guide and driver will welcome you for your hotel transfer. Yangon, one of the most compelling cities in Southeast Asia, boasting unique charm of colonial architecture signature with numerous sparkling spiritual heritages. The first day is left free for your own leisure and free discovery of Yangon city. 
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
Meal: welcome dinner

Day 02: Yangon City Tour

After breakfast, head out to Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, home to the biggest Reclining Buddhist statue in Myanmar, filled with some faded murals depicting the life of Buddha. Back to Yangon downtown to uncover the best of China town, busy streets lined with British styled buildings. Next, we will explore Kandawgyi garden on foot. Relax with grand lake view and reflection of giant Shwedagon pagoda, your last sightseeing point of the day. Shwedagon pagoda is a beautiful religious complex with 65 stupas. This striking pagoda draws millions of pilgrimages every year who come to pray and witness the 90-meters tall stupa, gilded with gold and diamonds.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
Meal: breakfast

Day 03: Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake

A short morning flight will bring you from Yangon to Heho airport where you will embark a scenic drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to the lovely Inle Lake. As we travel by boat from this town to Phang Daw Oo pagoda, you will have chance to behold the styled stilted villages, floating gardens and visit traditional Inthar houses. For those who are interested in knowing how Inle fisherman can control the boat by one leg, we offer a special demonstration course while you can enjoy the sunset too. 
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake
Meals: breakfast

Day 04: Inle Lake - Indein Market

This morning, we travel by boat from your lakeside resort to Indein Market which rotates its location on a 5-day basis and is a colourful spectacle with vendors gathering from the villages around the lake to buy and sell their wares. After the photographing time in Indein market, stretch your leg to Alaung Sitthou area which is stuffed with picturesque ancient stupas, offering grand view to the lake. In the afternoon, take your time to learn about traditional works of making silks from lotus and other materials in Inle. On the way back to your resort, make a stops by black smith, boat making workshops.
Accommodation: hotel in Inle Lake
Meals: breakfast

Day 05: Inle Lake - Nyang Shwe - Bagan

After breakfast, head out to Nyang Shwe town to visit the busy market where dozens of stalls are set up selling flowers, produce and other goods. After that, we will explore the Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, a fascinating wooden monastery built in the early 19th Century. Transfer to Heho airport for the flight to Bagan. Upon arrival in Bagan transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan
Meal: breakfast

Day 06: Bagan Explorer

Breakfast at your hotel then start your exploration of Bagan by the Nyaung Oo Market where dozens of vendors come to sell their fresh produce and products. The market is at its busiest early in the morning as the locals come to do their shopping. This is a great opportunity to observe the daily lifestyle of the friendly locals. Our next stop will be the glittering Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas.Your guide today will show you the uniqueness of Jataks mural paintings in Wetkyi In Gubyaukgyi caved temple while in Htilominlo temple, you will discover the fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations. The remainder of the days will be spent on discovering the traditional work of making famous Bagan lacquer wares before unwind on a traditional boat for sunset by the river of Irrawaddy.
Accommodation: hotel in Bagan
Meal: breakfast

Day 07: Bagan - Yangon

After breakfast, continue your Bagan discovery on a horse cart which leads you to Ananda temple, an architectural masterpiece of the early-style temple, then Ananda Okkyaung is one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period. You are invited to participate the farm work in Manuha village and observe local villagers distill peanut oil, creating Bagan city. Taking the flight back to Yangon. Transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: hotel in Yangon
Meal: breakfast

Day 08: Yangon - Syriam - Hanoi

Depart this morning for the one hour drive to Syriam which is home to three universities and, despite its proximity to Yangon, remains a quiet, sleepy town. Upon arrival we'll explore this pleasant town, driving around the tree-lined streets to see the main sites and get a glimpse of local life. Visit the hilltop pagoda at Kyaik Khauk, which is 4 kilometres outside of the town centre, and offers fabulous views including Shwedagon Pagoda in the far distance. Also visit Ye Le Paya (also called Kyauktan) which is built on a small island. We'll take a local boat across to this unique temple. A lunch stop will be made in Syriam (client's account). Then we'll begin the drive back to Yangon in the afternoon for your flight to Hanoi (Vietnam).
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Meal: breakfast

Day 09: Hanoi City Tour

The city of Hanoi has something special to offer to all its visitors. From beautiful lakes, shaded boulevards to thriving Old Quarter, ochre building remained from French colonial era, Hanoi is a fascinating blend of West and East.
Your visit today will take you to Dong Xuan market, the biggest wholesale market in northern Vietnam, stroll through the ancient '36 streets' where you can discover an amazing selection of shops selling everything from souvenirs to exquisite silk clothing, beautifully embroidered tablecloths. 
For culture immersion, you will see Temple of Literature, the first University of Vietnam then Museum of Art, concluding in West Lake experience Tran Quoc pagoda and enjoy the sunset with Hanoian.
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Meal: breakfast

Day 10: Hanoi - Mai Chau 

Leave Hanoi for a scenic drive to Mai Chau valley this morning. 
Mai Chau is home to White Thai and Muong minorities who settled their traditions in this beautiful mountainous area since the XI century. 
Upon arrival, sample the traditional, tasteful Thai food and relax by the rice field.
For afternoon tour, take a walk to the scenic Buoc village, where you have opportunity to meet friendly local farmers working on their rice paddies. Your guide will be very pleased to let you participating in their daily works and visit some random houses where you experience their genuine hospitality. 
This evening`s highlight is the traditional Thai dance. 
Accommodation: lodge/ guest house in Mai Chau
Meal: breakfast

Day 11: Mai Chau - Ninh Binh

After breakfast, we will spend more time to learn about Thai`s culture, seeing some of the traditional work of making silk, bricks and wander along the lush valley from Pom Coong to Van village. 
In the afternoon, we depart for Ninh Binh on a less-travelled road, filled with fascinating limestone mountains and rice. Upon arrival in Ninh Binh, enjoy a pleasant cycle from your resort to explore the surroundings.
Accommodation: hotel in Ninh Binh
Meal: breakfast

Day 12: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay

After breakfast, we drive through the heart of Red River Delta to Quang Ninh province where you will embark a traditional junk to set sail out to the islands of Halong Bay.
The highlight of this day is the visit to one of the biggest caves in the bay, relaxing on the sundeck to behold the magical beauty of Ha Long bay
Accommodation: cruise in Halong 
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13: Ha Long Bay Cruise

 

As the cruise travels further into Lan Ha Bay, you will have a chance to explore the bay in the less-visited side. Activities of the day varies differently from morning till evening with: Tai Chi lesson, cooking class, floating village visit, beach relaxation and kayaking through hidden lagoon.
In the evening, the crew team will show you how to get catfish with a rod or leave you a nice time on deck.
Accommodation: cruise in Halong Bay
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 14: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi

Another day in Lan Ha Bay where you travel further into the less-visited limestone islets, beholding some of the most spectacular sites of Halong.
There are hidden beaches and islands for your exploration before you disembark and head back to Hanoi. Rest is at leisure.
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi
Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 15: Hanoi Departure

Free on your own until our driver picks you up for your departure flight
Accommodation: not included
Meal: breakfast
Our service includes
  • Private Transfer
  • English speaking guides
  • Flights in the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat trip where applied
 
Our service excludes
  • International flights to Myanmar
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks
  • Tips
 
travel expertOUR TRAVEL EXPERT
Mr. Nguyen has 8 years in tourism, he loves to offer
you the insightful travel experience

Contact him for tailor made tour/ any request:
E: info@vietnamtour.co.uk / M: +84-919666568
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