8 Days Myanmar Family Fun with Nagapali Beach

Yangon — Bagan — Inle Lake — Heho — Thandwe — Ngapali Beach

Explore Myanmar’s cultural sites and rustic adventures together as a family. Climb the pagoda in Bagan, ride a horsecart, visit the local villages and end your trip relaxing on scenic Ngapali Beach. An adventure full of discovery moments for adults and kids alike!

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Arrive Yangon

Enjoy an introductory tour of Yangon. Take a short joy walk to local morning market before getting off at Scott market. Stroll pass the U Thant Mausoleum open only on Fri/Sat/Sun at 10:00 Am to 05:00 Pm and colonial mansion and enjoy a refreshing drink at a local teashop. Arrive Shwedagon Pagoda before sunset to witness the massive emerald reflecting the last rays of sun and stay until the pagoda illuminates and devotes arrive to say their prayers.

Tonight, enjoy the art of Puppetry Yoke (6pm-7pm), and at the end of the performance, you can also be a puppet master and have a go yourself!

Have buffet dinner at Karaweik Palace with cultural show. Karaweik Palace is not only a landmark of Yangon City but also the whole Myanmar Country. The image of Karaweik used for Royal places as Myanmar Cultural brand.

Dinner at Karaweik Palace.

Day 2 | B, L, D
Yangon – Bagan (By Flight)

Transfer to the airport for your early morning flight to Bagan.

The history of the Bagan temples and the Bagan kingdom does not only have a sunny side from the glory days but has also seen a lot of bloodshed in the past. Start the day climbing a pagoda for a first impressive view over the area with over 2000 stupas and temples. Continue your exploration of this amazing city and visit the Gubyaukgyi Temple, famous for its frescoes. Then head to Ananda, rated by many as the most beautiful in Bagan. Visit the uncompleted Dhammayangyi stupa and listen the chilling ghost stories!

Enjoy Lunch at “Sagon Restaurant” – a training restaurant for marginalized youth. As the day wanes we take a horse cart ridethrough village and temples before reaching a quiet spot for a dramatic sunset over Bagan!

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Option 1: At sunrise, enjoy a sensational hot air balloon ride over the Ayeyarwady plain and thousands of temples! (Operates Oct – Mar only and advance booking is strongly recommended. Children below 1.2m are not allowed to fly)

Option 2: Catch the magical sunrise on top of a temple before taking a tour of the temples, when it is least crowded. Enjoy a picnic breakfast with lovely views of the temple and river before stopping by the local traditional market at its busiest.

This morning, head out to the countryside, visiting the local villages and their home industries. See the blacksmith working on an ox wheel, earthen-ware pottery, palm sugar production and the traditional way of cooking oil and farmers working on the fields. It would be an educational outdoor class for your children! Afterwards, enjoy a picnic lunch in the shade.

Enjoy some fun time chilling out at the hotel’s pool during the heat of the day before we take a boat ride down Ayeyarwady River for a different view of Bagan and enjoy a sundowner on a sandbank (if water level permits).

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Bagan – Inle Lake

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

Arrive Heho airport and drive about an hour to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake. Make a stop at the ancient Shwe Yan Pyay monastery, an interesting teak monastery famous for its oval windows and richly decorated mosaics walls. Enjoy a Shan lunch with view of the mountain and river before you begin your boat ride on the lake. Be welcomed by a local Intha family living on stilts and navigate through strips of their floating vegetable farms – “land” if you wish!

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Inle Lake

Enjoy a full day boating around the lake, including the rotating five-day markets, Intha fisherman rowing in the one-legged style. We will also visit the Phaungdaw U Pagoda, a local cheroot factory (Burmese cigar), Intha Heritage House where the Burmese cats are bred and a weaving factory. Then, cruise through the creeks to arrive at the “forest pagodas” at Indein, home to several Pa O villages. Take a short hike if you wish.

For the active family, replace the full day boating with a Hop On-Hop off Biking and Boating option. Explore Indien village, bike through villages and plantations, have a chat with monks and visit local homes. Cycle and boat around the lake visiting the prominent sights yet bringing you away from the tourists trail.

As the day wanes, catch another beautiful sunset over the lake with a refreshing drink and snacks.

Day 6 | B, L, D
Inle Lake – Heho – Thandwe – Ngapali Beach

This morning, after breakfast excursion to downtown of Loikaw (or) explore to local village near by the hotel before transfer to Heho. Then transfer to Heho airport for flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, check in hotel and free at leisure.

Day 7 | B, L, D
Ngapali Beach

A day to relax and enjoy the beach.

Day 8 | B, L, D
Ngapali Beach – Thandwe – Yangon – Singapore

Be transferred to Thandwe Airport. Depending on your departure flight, transfer to town and our guide will bring you to Bogyoke market (closed on Monday) or similar before transferring for flight out.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • All activities and sightseeing expenses
  • Private vehicle with driver
  • Domestic flights as per itinerary
  • English speaking guide

Package Excludes:

  • International airfare with taxes and fuel charges
  • Visa
  • Optional Activities
  • All beverages
  • All personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance

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