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Myanmar and Vietnam Tour 10 Days

Classic tour

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This itinerary will come into effect from October 1 to December 31

Destination

Yangon/Bagan/Inle Lake/Hanoi/Ha Long

From $ – 1 Person

It’s really a perfect combination of Myanmar and Vietnam where you can be blessed with rich history, diversified culture. This trip offers an unbeaten experiences for those who has not much time but want to see both of these beautiful countries. Book this trip with us before November 30, 2019 to get 20% off.

PROGRAMME IN DETAILS

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, G=Guide

 

Day 1: Yangon (G)
Upon your arrival in Yangon, welcome by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy private tour and drive through downtown to explore the city centre and its fabulous mix of architecture and sites. The streets are filled with historical buildings many of which have a faded colonial charm not seen elsewhere in Asia. You’ll start at the post office – a lovely historic building, passing by Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument along the way. Then visit famous Chauk Htat Kyi, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha. The feet of the statue carved with traditional symbols and often many locals gathering to pay homage and pray. Photo stop at the Karaweik Hall royal floating barge. Nothing will prepare you for Shwedagon Pagoda, with its glittering gold stupa. At the pagoda observe local pilgrims and monks offering their devotions and enjoy the amazing sunset view at Shwedagon pagoda.

 

Day 2: Yangon/Bagan (B, G)
Early morning flight to Bagan. Begin our exploration by visiting a busy local market and gain an insight into the bustling market atmosphere in Bagan. You will spend the day exploring the architectural masterpieces of this amazing town by visit to a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples. Then get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items. In the late afternoon climbing to the top of the sunset hill for sunset views. Sit back relax and be amazed by the beauty of Bagan as you watch the sun slowly set behind the ancient Pagodas.

 

Day 3: Bagan & Villages (B, G)
More than just temples, our tour introduces you to provide a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and local lifestyles. Today see the real way of life for most Myanmar people by visiting villages near Bagan to view the local lifestyle. Then you will explore Bagan from a different perspective as you explore the area by Pony cart. The cart can explore areas that cars are unable to enter giving a different feel of Bagan. In the late afternoon transfer to jetty where a private wooden river boat is waiting. Sitting under the shade or on the open-deck you’ll be treated to fabulous views as you cruise down the Irrawaddy River to Shwezigon Pagoda. A private boat tour on the river during sunset time will hopefully show you a spectacular sunset. Relax and enjoy the scenery.

 

Day 4: Bagan/Heho/Inle Lake (B, G)
After breakfast, fly to Heho, gateway to Inle Lake. From Heho drive to NyaungShwe where we pick our boat & transfer to your hotel for check in. Enjoy the full day tour by private boat in Inle lake. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the most holy religious site in southern Shan State. Be amazed by the local handicrafts, silk weaving, wooden handlooms and traditional blacksmith methods along the way. Visiting Inle Lake is not just about being on the water but also about discovering the Shan and Intha villages on the banks of the river. Pass the endless floating gardens, houses, monasteries built on stilts on the lake. Stop at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery then proceed to Nampan village and see local cheroot factory (where the Burmese cigars are made) and canoe carving.
Day 5: Inle Lake/Indein – fly to Yangon (B, G)

Begin your day with a visit to the market, which rotates locations every five days and where hill tribe people dressed in colorful, traditional outfits — as they barter for goods and produce. We continue our sightseeing in Inle Lake, maneuvering by boat though long, scenic channels.  We will visit the fascinating village of Indein, with its complex of ancient shrines and stupas and walk though exotic colonnades of stairways and shop stalls.  We’ll visit the “long neck” tribal women, and weaving and craft villages perched on stilts. See the lake’s unique “leg rowers” – the Intha people row standing up with one leg wrapped around an oar. It is a feast for the senses and a photographer’s dream.
Evening flight back to Yangon. You will be welcomed and escorted to hotel. Overnight in Yangon.

 

Day 6: Yangon/Hanoi (B, G)

After breakfast, free at your leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight out.

Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. You’ll spend the night in Hanoi.

 

Day 7: Hanoi City tour (B, L, G)

After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be picked up to start a Hanoi city tour. You’ll visit Ba Dinh Square, where silent sentries guard the marble and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum where Ho Chi Minh lies in state (closed on every Monday & Friday and October & November) and see the simple cottage where Uncle Ho lived and worked. You’ll continue to visit the One Pillar Pagoda and hear the legend of its construction, born from the love of an emperor in the 11th Century. You’ll drive to visit the serene Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest in Hanoi, on the banks of Hanoi’s West Lake. You’ll also call at the Temple of Literature, built in 1070 and the dedicated to Confucius, it is a serene retreat from the busy streets outside and later become Vietnam’s first university.

After lunch at local restaurant, driver and guide will take you to visit the Ethnology Museum for an overview of Vietnam’s 54 distinct ethnic and enjoy an orientation of the tree-lined streets of Hanoi, resplendent with French colonial architecture, including the recently restored Opera House. Pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Lake of Restored Sword from the legend that surrounds it en-route to one of the city’s fascinating museums.

In the afternoon, you’ll take to the streets by walking tour of the Ancient Quarter of 36 streets District. This densely populated corner of the city was once a centre of commerce where goods were sold under the street name of a particular guild. Still a thriving community of sellers today, you’ll see streets name such as Sugar Street, Tin Street and Paper Street. Ancient homes and temples are interspersed with stores in this souvenir hunter’s paradise. You’ll then be free until be picked up to watch the Water Puppet show an art form unique to northern Vietnam, and a good, light-hearted introduction to its rural culture.

You’ll spend the night in Hanoi.

 

Day 8: Hanoi/Ha Long (B, L, D, G on boat) by shuttle bus

You’ll leave for Ha Long Bay, which is often called Vietnam’s eighth wonder of the world and once visited, it is hard to dispute that claim. 4000 spectacular limestone outcroppings, cliffs, arches and coves compete for space in an area that is without doubt the most outstandingly naturally beautiful in the country – incomparable coastal scenery.  On arrival, you’ll board your boat, a wooden junk that will take you first to the busy World Heritage area Ha Long Bay, which is translated as “Descending Dragon”. You’ll stop off at an islet and climb though a series of breathtaking caves and grottoes, marveling at some of the most impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations anywhere in the world and then making a stop secluded beach where you can enjoy cruising among the cave dotted island and seeing the small fishing boats with are always feature of this lovely bay. Weather permitting, you’ll be able to swim, fish, climb a hill for an overview of the Bay’s remarkable seascape. All your meals will be provided on board, usually based on fresh seafood. You’ll spend the night on the boat.

 

Day 9: Ha Long/Hanoi (B, L, G on boat) by shuttle bus

You’ll have western breakfast on boat and then spend the morning cruising Ha Long Bay, followed by lunch just before docking to the harbour at around 11.30. You will then be driven back to Hanoi for your overnight stay.

 

Day 10: Hanoi departure (B) no guide see-off

Breakfast at hotel. You’ll be free to do what you wish and transfer the airport for flight departure.

 

Price in US$ per person: US$ 1,209.00

Was US$ 1,511.00/person

Based on group of 2 people

Validity until December 31, 2019

 

Our price includes:

*      Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.

*      Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above

*      One way domestic flight tickets: Yangon – Bagan – Inle Lake – Yangon including domestic airport taxes.

*      Boats cruise as programme. For Ha Long Bay, you’ll join other passengers on a high quality wooden boat with comfortable accommodation, good facilities and an experienced crew. The boat will be fully licensed and comply with current safety regulations.

*      Shuttle bus: Hanoi-Ha Long-Hanoi

*      Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver.

*      The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary

*      Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.

*      Meals as mentioned.

*      VAT and other taxes

 

Our price does not include:

*      International flight tickets: Yangon – Hanoi: US$ 160.00 – US$ 190.00, including airport taxes. Please take note that these airfare are subject to change without prior notice

*      Other international flight tickets and airport taxes

*      Surcharge on peak season or Gala Dinner on Christmas or New Year Eve’s if hotel requires

*      Visas

*      Dinners, except as specified above.

*      Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

*      Insurance.

Hotel list for Three Stars standard:

*      Yangon: Central Hotel (Superior) or Reno Hotel (Deluxe) or Hotel Accord (Deluxe) or Vintage Luxury Yacht Hotel (Deluxe) or Similar

*      Bagan: Razagyo Hotel (Deluxe) or Bagan View Hotel (Deluxe) or ZFREETI Hotel (Superior) or Similar

*      Inle Lake: 81 Central Hotel (Deluxe) or Hotel Amazing Nyaung Shwe (Deluxe) or Nyaung Shwe City Hotel (Deluxe) or Similar

*      Hanoi: Sky Lark hotel (*** in the centre of city, ROH room) or similar

*      Ha Long Bay: Oasis Cruise

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