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Kawthaung - Pila Island - Yangon - Inle Lake - Yangon
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To get into Myanmar from Thailand

  • From Phuket: A 4 hour-drive from Phuket to Ranong upon crossing the border
  • From Bangkok: Daily direct flights between Bangkok and Ranong. Operated by Nok Air only.

Upon arrival at Ranong, a hotel representative will take you to Kawthaung jetty. Board a private speed boat to Awei Pila Resort, a beachfront resort located at the heart of Mergui Archipelago.

After check-in, enjoy free time on the picturesque white sand beach or indulge in the resort’s luxurious services.

Dinner at the resort and overnight stay at Awei Pila Resort.

Take in stunning views of the Indian Ocean from the beach or kayak across turquoise waters.

For adventure-seekers, hike in the lush jungle, meet the Moken who are the sea-nomadic people of Mergui Archipelago, and enjoy a traditional lunch in the village.

Optional Activities:

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Jungle hikes
  • Bird watching
  • Spa treatments

Lunch and dinner at the resort. Overnight stay at Awei Pila Resort.

Enjoy a free day on the Island and at the resort.

Optional Activities:

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Jungle hikes
  • Bird watching
  • Spa treatments

Lunch and dinner at the resort. Overnight stay at Awei Pila Resort.

At noon, you will depart Awei Pila towards Kawthaung jetty. Enjoy a light brunch on board the boat.

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Yangon.

Enjoy free time upon arrival at the hotel.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay at Awei Metta.

After breakfast, embark on a walking tour to learn more about the historical Secretariat Office Complex and its surrounding areas.

 

The half-day tour will be led by a member of the Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT), a non-profit organisation working to preserve colonial-era architectures and historically valuable landmarks.

Your tour will begin at YHT.

Highlights:

  • Walk down the streets of downtown Yangon.
  • Visit historic sites in the former commercial and administrative hub.
  • Visit and learn stories of The Secretariat building, where General Aung San and his cabinet members were assassinated in 1947, a year before Myanmar gained
  • Enjoy local tea at a historical teashop.

Walking time: 2hours

From 09h00 to 11h00

Lunch at The Strand Hotel.

In the afternoon, visit the great Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the largest religious monuments in the world, and valued treasures of Myanmar.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy picturesque views and explore a wide spectrum of historical values.
  • Take in the sights of marvellous Buddha images, monk robes, alms bowls, altars, offerings, incense and other unique Buddhist objects.
  • Discover the world’s tallest pagoda that stands 100-metre high, enclosed in over 40 tons of gold leaves.

 

Oil Lamp Offering at Shwedagon Pagoda

Join the oil lamp ceremony alongside local worshippers.

It is traditionally performed by the believers to earn and share merits through good deeds. A typical ceremony begins with monks chanting “sutras”, a blessing that bestows a lifetime of good health and happiness.

Note: We will have to attain special permission to arrange this unforgettable experience in Myanmar. Therefore, please book at least 4 weeks in advance.

Dinner on own account. Overnight stay at Awei Metta. *****

Catch a morning flight to Heho.

Upon arrival at Heho Airport, enjoy the cool fresh air of Shan Plateau. A driver will take you on a scenic one-hour drive to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway village to Inle Lake.

Indulge in a signature Shan lunch on Inle Lake while surrounded by mountain ranges. Dine on a rice carrier boat that has been transformed into a floating restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the home of five sacred images of Buddha and other traditional local crafts.

If you wish, stop and witness the making of woven items like lotus silk and other micro businesses like cigar-making workshops.

Experience an unforgettable dinner inside a man-made wine cellar with a cave-like structure.

Highlights:

  • Resembles a potter’s oven that contains more than 2,000 bottles of wine.
  • The tables are made from the famed long-tail boats of Inle.
  • Dinner includes canapés, a welcome drink, and dishes made with local and imported fresh produce.
  • Dine in a unique setting completed with talented chefs and well-trained waitstaff.

Note: Please notify us in advance if you have any allergies or dietary requirements

Overnight stay at Inle Princess. *****

Before sunrise, take a boat ride from your hotel to experience a hot-air balloon flight over Inle Lake.

Highlights:

  • Coffee is served during flight preparation.
  • A detailed safety briefing will be conducted by the pilot.
  • Breathtaking aerial views of Inle lake, the sunrise, stilted villages, floating gardens and markets.
  • Depending on wind conditions, the flight usually takes an hour.
  • Upon landing, a glass of wine will be served, and you will be presented with a certificate of flight.

You will be taken back to your hotel for a sumptuous breakfast.

Tour around the local 5-day market which changes locations every day. Locals from the surrounding mountain villages trade their commodities there.

Take a scenic one-hour boat ride along a small canal to visit the famous Pa-Oh ethnic village of Indein, located on the western shores of the lake.

Highlights:

  • Explore the village near the Indein pagoda complex.
  • View ancient Buddha images and hundreds of stupa ruins.

Before sunset, ride on a small wooden canoe used by the lake farmers for their floating gardens.

Highlights:

  • Float across thousands of tomato patches and narrow waterways.
  • Witness farmers at work on their unique floating gardens.
  • Enjoy a cocktail in the middle of lake, with an unobstructed view of the sunset.

Lunch and dinner on own account. Overnight stay at Villa Inle Resort *****

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Heho Airport for your flight back to Yangon.

Subject to your flight schedule, you may also visit Bogyoke Market, also known as the “Scott Market”. Local handicrafts and souvenirs are available there.

(The market is closed on Mondays and public holidays).

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