TRIBES OF MYANMAR

14 DAYS YANGON - BAGAN - KANPETLET - CHIN STATE - KALAW - INLE- SAMKAR - LOIKAW - YANGON

Get to know the diverse tribes of Myanmar on this special guided tour. 

Your journey starts from Yangon and continues to the ancient temple city of Bagan. From Bagan, we venture west into the lush Chin Hills, home to famed ‘tattoo faced’ Chin ladies. We’ll hike and drive in scenic mountain
region, and visit ethnic Chin villages. Our journey then leads us east to fertile Shan state for a visit to beautiful Inle Lake region inhabited by Pao, Shan and Inn Thar minorities. From Shan State we travel by boat to Loikaw, the slow paced capital city of Kayah state and make visits to Kayah and
Kayan tribes villages. Meet the karen ladies decorating their neck and bodies with brass coils. A unique and vanishing tradition. 

PRICE:From
DURATION:14 Days / 13 Nights
TOUR STYLE:Cultural & Heritage
DESTINATIONS:Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Kalaw, Loikaw, Chin state
TOUR CODE: TOI1
DEPARTURES:Daily (Private Departures)
STARTS:In Yangon
ENDS:In Yangon
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At a glance

Highlights

  • Colonial * Colonial Rangoon
  • Temples of Bagan
  • Enchanting Inle Lake
  • Kalaw hill station
  • Chin state villages & tattoos
  • Loikaw tribal villages

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
  • DAY 8: Arrival. Yangon sights and highlights
  • DAY 9: Flight to Bagan. Bagan temples & arts
  • DAY 10: Bagan local life & e-biking
  • DAY 11: Flight to Heho & boat excursion on Inle Lake
  • DAY 12: Indein, Cottage Industries, leg rowers boat ride
  • DAY 13: Free time to explore lake. Pm flight to Yangon
  • DAY 14: Transfer to Yangon airport for your flight

Tour Details

Afternoon sightseeing, old quarter of Yangon and the golden Shwedagon Pagoda.

Morning flight to Bagan. Enjoy the afternoon exploring the ancient kingdoms of Bagan.

Explore backroads, hidden temples and villages with an E-bike. The days schedule and visits will be adjusted to your wishes.

Travel by car to the Chin Hills, we will overnight in the regional hub of Mindat.

Visit Chin villages, observe the fascinating traditions and ways of life and get to know locals.

Exciting drive through jungle and passing ethnic Chin villages on the way. Hike or drive up to summit of Mt Victoria.

Visit Chin villages near Kanpetlet and drive to Bagan via Chauk oil town.

Flight to Heho and transfer to picturesque hill station of Kalaw. Enjoy afternoon sightseeing or light hiking around Kalaw.

Visit Chin villages near Kanpetlet and drive to Bagan via Chauk oil town.

Visit local market and scenic boat journey to the southern part of the lake. Explore local villages on the way.

Visit Chin villages near Kanpetlet and drive to Bagan via Chauk oil town.

Boat ride to Phekhone where we change to car and drive to Loikaw, the capital of Kayah State. Visit Kayah museum and enjoy local dinner with guest talker.

Meet ethnic minority people from Pan Pet and Hta Nee La Lay Karen villages and learn about their unique culture, traditions and beliefs.

Afternoon leisure time in Yangon.

Yangon

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JASMINE PALACE HOTEL

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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

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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.

Tips & gratuities

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The program worked out just great with fantastic guides and drivers, always on time and so friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely recommend this to friends and colleagues who want to travel to Myanmar and are limited on time.

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