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Travelmarvel

Majestic Myanmar and Inle Lake

Trip Code: MTR18
18 Days
48 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 3 nights in premium accommodation
  • 14-night Irrawaddy River cruise aboard the RV Princess Panhwar
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director and local guides
  • 17 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners, as well as select complimentary beverages served with lunch and dinner on board
  • Ascend Singuttara Hill and visit the 99 metre-high Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Explore Danuphyu by trishaw
  • Visit Mahamuni Buddha Temple and witness locals adding gold leaf to the statue of the Mahamuni Buddha
  • Enjoy a boat ride as the sun sinks behind U-Bein Bridge

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Flight must arrive in Yangon by 11am on Day 1
  • Flights must depart Yangon after 3.30pm on Day 18
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. International flights not included
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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Marvel at Shwedagon Pagoda, a 99-metre-high gilded pagoda and stupa that dominates the city skyline.


Upon arrival in Yangon, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to the Irrawaddy River where you'll board the RV Princess Panhwar, your beautiful home for the next 14 nights. Settle in and enjoy lunch on board. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.

Stay: 14 Nights, Irrawaddy River, RV Princess Panhwar

Daily :
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore the sights of Yangon today including the Sule Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake. Take a walk down Pansodan Street to see British colonial buildings before lunch onboard.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the sights of Danuphyu on a trishaw tour.


Disembark at the Monastery of Maha Bandula and visit a home thanaka-making workshop. Later, cruise to Hinthala.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Myanmar Yangon Schwedagon Pagoda

After a relaxing morning on board, your ship will dock at a small local village nestled on the riverbank. Explore the village on foot and meet the locals.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take in views of the Akauk Mountains and their cliff carvings as you cruise to Pyay for a tour. See a selection of gilded pagodas, including the Shwesandaw Pagoda, then travel to Sri Ksetra to view the ancient ruins.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Thayetmyo, take in the colonial houses and visit Myanmar's oldest golf course, established in 1877.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stop in Minhla, the site of a famous battle of the Third Anglo-Burmese War. Visit Minhla Fort before cruising to Magwe. Explore its market, the Buddhist nunnery and Myathalun Pagoda.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise to Salay and visit Yoke Sone Kyaung and enjoy a guided tour of the town.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.

Enjoy incredible views as your ship approaches the temple-studded plains of Bagan today. During a full-day discovery, witness a traditional Burmese performance of song and dance, then visit Gybyaukgyi temple, Ananda temple and Htilominlo temple. Later, watch a magical sunset over the region.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Experience local cheroot, blanket and longyi workshops in the village of Pakokku.


Join a morning tour to the village of Pakokku. This afternoon, back in Bagan, tour a lacquer-wear workshop before exploring one of the world's truly awe-inspiring archaeological sites, the golden Shwezigon Pagoda.

Stay: Three Nights, Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend the morning browsing at Bagan's Nyaung U Market then return to your ship and enjoy lunch while you continue cruising. Disembark for a walking tour through the village of Kyun Nyo.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tour the village of Yandabo, the site of where the Treaty of the First Anglo Burmese war was signed. It's also famous for its terracotta pots.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit a silversmith's workshop in Sagaing as well as a range of temples and monasteries. Later, cruise to Mingun where you'll tour the 18th-century Mingun Pahtodawgyi and see the world’s second largest ringing bell.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Mandalay’s Mahamuni Buddha Temple, where you’ll be able to witness the locals adding gold leaf to a statue of the Mahamuni Buddha.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a sunset boat ride at U-Bein Bridge.


Explore Kuthodaw Pagoda to see the world's largest book, then climb Mandalay Hill for city views and a tour of Shwenandaw Monastery. Later, back on board, savour a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Long timber bridge over water with people walking along it, Myanmar

This morning transfer to Mandalay airport for your flight to Heho, the gateway to Inle Lake. Transfer to your hotel set on the shores of the lake.

Stay: Three Nights, Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore the lake aboard a local boat. Visit the Nga Phe Chaung Monastery, cruise past a floating village and see the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. After lunch, visit a boat building workshop in Nam Pan village.

Stay: Three Nights, Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit Indein village, catching a glimpse of farmers and buffalo on the river banks. Walk through a cluster of hundreds of ancient stupas. This evening, enjoy a Farewell dinner.

Stay: Three Nights, Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to Heho airport for your included flight to Yangon, where your journey concludes.

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  • Breakfast

In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.