KUALA LUMPUR & REDANG ISLAND

This guided tour will introduce you to the cultural highlights and most famous destinations in Myanmar. From the bustling streets of Yangon to the awe-inspiring temple plains of Bagan.

OVERVIEW – SUMMARY

Day 01 : Arrival Kuala Lumpur
Day 02 : Kuala Lumpur City Tour
Day 03 : Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers and night tour
Day 04 : Departure Kuala Lumpur / Arrival Redang Island – The Taaras
Day 05 : Redang Island – The Taaras
Day 06 : Redang Island – The Taaras
Day 07 : Redang Island – The Taaras
Day 08 : Redang Island – The Taaras
Day 09 : Departure Redang / Kuala Terengganu

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 : Arrival Kuala Lumpur
Upon arrival in Kuala Lumpur, we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. You will stay at Hotel Stripes KL in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

 

Include:
– Airport transfer
– Accommodation at Hotel Stripes KL [Deluxe Room]

 

Day 02 : Kuala Lumpur Heritage Tour
Heritage plays a big part in shaping today’s bustling KL City and it makes perfect sense to restore and maintain these influential spots.

Gain an insight to some centuries-old colonial structures and get inspired by architectural designs. In the heavy traffic of Kuala Lumpur, the best way to discover the old part of the city is by train and/or on foot.

This tour covers Jamek Mosque, The Colonial Core, Central Market, Sin Sze Si Ya Temple, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Little India, as well as Chinatown.

After lunch, you will proceed by train to Batu Caves. The caves are a Hindu Temple and the main attraction is the huge statue of an Hindu God at the entrance.

To enter the caves, there are 272 steps to climb. You will return to the Hotel in the afternoon.

Include:
– Heritage tour by train and walking
– English Speaking Guide
– All entrances and meals
– Accommodation at Hotel Stripes KL [Deluxe Room]

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

 

Day 3: Twin Towers and Street Food
In the afternoon visit Malaysia’s most iconic towers. Enjoy the view over the city from the Twin Towers, the tallest set of twin towers in the world. Now an internationally recognised masterpiece, this iconic tower powerfully captures the aspirations of a nation hurtling into the future. We continue the tour and dig into the streetside cuisine that Malaysia is famous for. Our food expedition brings us to Kuala Lumpur’s best foodie haunts. Get a taste of the classics like chicken rice and chee cheong fun on a guided walk through Chinatown, the city’s culinary hub.
Get a taste of what Malaysia is famous for on a food excursion to the city’s best culinary district. Spend your evening exploring the best on Petaling Street deep in the heart of Chinatown, where fragrant food stalls and open-air eateries serve up the city’s tastiest street food fare. Along a guided stroll to the local favourites here, sample mar chi, bak kwa, apom balik, lok lok and chicken rice – just to name a few!

Wander a bit further on and get a taste of Kuala Lumpur’s quirkiest street treat – roasted duck that’s sold exclusively from portable stalls attached to motorbikes! Along the way, pass by some of the district’s best pre-war architecture, including Kuala Lumpur’s famous shop houses where entire family units live in apartments above their family-run businesses. Wrap up your tour with a few more Chinese classics you’ll only find in this vibrant corner of Malaysia.

Include:
– Entrance ticket Twin Towers
– Night street food tour
– English Speaking Guide
– Accommodation at Hotel Stripes KL [Deluxe Room]

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 

Day 04 : Departure Kuala Lumpur / Arrival Redang Island
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to fly to Kuala Terengganu. At arrival transfer to the Jetty and speedboat transfer to Redang Island. The island is a tropical jewel white sand beaches and turquoise water. You will stay at the The Taaras at a secluded part of the Island.

Note: If you want to avoid taking flight, land and sea transfer to the resort, there is a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur (Subang) Airport to Redang Island. The flight is landing very close to the resort. The flight is available at a surcharge. Please contact us for more information.

Include:
– Airport transfers
– Flight Ticket Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Terengganu
– Overnight The Taaras, Redang Island – Garden Deluxe

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 05 – 08 : The Taaras – Redang Island
Days are free and easy. Relax and enjoy the amazing beach and sea.

Include:
– Overnight The Taaras, Redang Island – Garden Deluxe

 

 

Day 09 : Departure Redang Island
Departure day. Speed boat transfer to the mainland and transfer to Kuala Terengganu Airport.

If you have purchased the direct flight from Redang Island to Kuala Lumpur you will arrive at Subang Airport, Kuala Lumpur.

Included:
– Speedboat transfer
– Land transfer to Kuala Terengganu Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

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PRICE:From
DURATION:7 Days / 6 Nights
TOUR STYLE:Cultural & Heritage
DESTINATIONS:Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake,
TOUR CODE:
DEPARTURES:Daily (Private Departures)
STARTS:In Yangon
ENDS:In Yangon
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At a glance

Highlights

  • Colonial Yangon & Swedagon Pagoda
  • Temples of Ancient Kingdom of Bagan
  • Mesmerizing Inle Lake, minorities & boat trips

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrival. Yangon sights and highlights
  • DAY 2: Flight to Bagan. Bagan temples & arts
  • DAY 3: Bagan local life & e-biking
  • DAY 4: Flight to Heho & boat excursion on Inle Lake
  • DAY 5: Indein, Cottage Industries, leg rowers boat ride
  • DAY 6: Free time to explore lake. Pm flight to Yangon
  • DAY 7: Transfer to Yangon airport for your flight

Tour Details

On arrival to Yangon airport, you will be welcomed by Discovery DMC guide with a sign board and your name on it. Transfer to your hotel for check-in. After freshening up we will visit some of Yangon’s highlights; including colonial heritage buildings and bustling markets.

We complete the day with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, the Shwedagon Pagoda, a gold covered bell dome structure that dominates the city’s skyline.

After breakfast, transfer to Yangon domestic airport for a 1hr flight to Nyaung U/Bagan. Upon arrival we start our journey to Ancient Kingdoms of Bagan with visits to the areas main temples including the Dhamayazeka Zedi for a panoramic view of the temple studded plains of Bagan. We will also learn how Bagan’s famous sand paintings and lacquer ware crafts are produced during our visits to Htilominlo Temple and Myingaba Village. We conclude the day’s sightseeing with a horse or bullock cart to witness a magical sunset behind the temples (weather permitting).

Today we’ll set off on a guided tour exploring the back roads, villages and off the beaten trails temples of Bagan on E-bikes. E-bikes are easy and fun to drive. The ride will be mix of paved and small dirt roads to experience authentic local life. Afternoon will be free time for optional activities or own explorations and adventures in Bagan. In the late afternoon, we transfer to the Ayeyarwaddy (Irrawaddy) River for a private sunset cruise where local cocktails can be enjoyed on board along with views of the temple silhouettes and bustling shore.

Our guides are flexible. All touring schedules and activities can be adjusted according to guests’ wishes

Enjoy breakfast and then transfer to the Bagan airport for the flight to Heho a quiet transit town with one of the few airport links in the beautiful hills of Shan State. Visit the bustling main Heho market, the meeting point for different ethnic minority groups of the surrounding areas to trade handmade goods and locally grown produce (on market days only).  Next, we take a 1-hour drive to Inle Lake that descends through the valley with views of the Shan mountains and rice paddy fields. After checking into the hotel, we embark on afternoon explorations of Inle Lake, populated with floating islands and gardens made from the naturally tangled roots of water hyacinth plants and reeds. Delight in the picturesque sights of fishermen who balance and row with one leg, a technique indigenous to the Inn Thar minority group who do this only on Inle Lake.

After breakfast we journey out by boat, following the currents of a small river to reach the Inn Thein Pagoda Complex, a site that makes us feel as if we’ve stepped through a forgotten portal in time. To access the complex, we walk through verdant bamboo groves that open up to a field covered with the ancient pagodas constructed over 1,000 years ago. We boat back to the lake and visit Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, the home of some of the country’s most sacred Buddha statues covered in gold leaf by devout followers. We also make a visit to the Inpawkhon weaving village to learn how local silks, linens and lotus fabrics are handmade and crafted. We end our day with magnificent sunset canoe ride with boatmen who gracefully navigate and row perched on one leg.

Free time for exploring the Inle lake in the morning. After lunch in Nyaung Shwe we drive 1 hour to Heho airport for afternoon flight to Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon we transfer to our hotel. Rest of the evening is free for relaxing & own Yangon explorations.

Breakfast at your hotel and free time until transfer to Yangon airport for your onward flight.

Yangon

jasmine palace hotel deluxe room yangon hotels

JASMINE PALACE HOTEL

Comfort

Modern city hotel in Yangon with excellent location. Jasmine Palace Hotel presents good value and high standards is the perfect base for exploring the city’s highlights.

Bagan

Bagan Umbra Hotel

HOTEL UMBRA

Comfort

Charming garden resort near Old Bagan. Hotel Umbra is one of our favourite hotels in Bagan. It was recently renovated and reconstructed. Particularly the Grand deluxe rooms are nice with modern and spacious facilities.

Inle Lake

RED CANAL HOTEL

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Mandalay

RED CANAL HOTEL

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What's Included

  • Private tours and transfers with air-conditioned vehicles as specified in our itinerary
  • 2 bottles of water & 2 refreshing towels per passenger per day
  • Lodging with breakfast as specified in the itinerary
  • Luggage handling fees at airports
  • Entrance fees or zone fees
  • English speaking guide(other languages guide can be provide with additional charges)

What's Not Included

  • Visa to Myanmar (note that pre-arranged visa is required for tourists)
  • All entrance fees or zone fees
  • Domestic Airfares (always quoted and mentioned separately from tour package price)
  • International air fares
  • Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharges & Compulsory dinners during Xmas & New Year’s
  • Early check-in, late check-out. Normal check out time from hotels in Myanmar is 11am or 12 o’clock noon
  • Drinks during meals, hotel extras and expenses of personal nature
  • Camera & video fees. Some of the sites visited may ask small fees for photographing and video recording.

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