Happy Family Vacation
Best Happy Family Vacation Tour is a very relaxing tour with so many fun activities .Surely ,it will be a good choice for a family to enjoy travel and family time together with much fun time. In this tour, we selected the most interesting places to discover and combine them with the interesting local activities to have more integration in culture and fun .You will visit Yangon, the biggest city of Myanmar with colonial buildings, rich cultural city Bagan with thousand of temples , and unique Inle Lake with particular way of life of leg rowing people .You will also discover famous Golden Rock ( Kayaik Htiyo ) , the exceptional perching rock on the edge of high mountain cliff , and one of high pilgrimage site of Myanmar .To provide fun to children , we includ Elephant Camp visit in this tour so that children meet Elephants and pass some time with them.Surely they will love that moment .Plus , there are interesting activities for children to have more fun by doing e- bike around Bagan , rowing canoes at Inle lake , doing Myanmar cooking class at Bagan , taking circular train and ferry boat over Yangon river in Yangon with local people ,cocktail on the sunset boat and sand bank dinner on sand bank with Myanmar traditional rattan Ball Team to learn and watch national sport etc .Tour will ends at Beach in full relax .Thus surely , Children will enjoy this tour and they will not feel so tired with sightseeing have time to do some school works during free time .Activities they do during their trip will be remembered so far after years .
Arrive at Yangon
Depart from Mandalay
All inclusive tour /All seasons
Yangon – Golden Rock – Inle Lake – Kalaw – Green Valley Elephant Camp – Bagan – Ngapali Beach
|Day 1||Arrive at Yangon –Yangon City Tour|
|Day 2||Yangon – Golden Rock|
|Day 3||Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon|
|Day 4||Yangon – Inle Lake|
|Day 5||Inle Lake|
|Day 6||Inle lake –Smakka - Kalaw|
|Day 7||Kalaw – Green Valley Elephant Camp - Bagan|
|Day 11||Ngapli Beach – Yangon|
- Walking around in colonial town in Yangon and Observing Buddhist rituals at holy Shwedagaon pagoda
- Having fun with local people on circular train and on the ferry boat
- Feeding and washing retired Myanam,r timber elephants in the nature
- Strolling by e- Bike among the temples of Bagan while admiring its impressive architecture ,and arts
- Visiting traditional crafts
- Exploring incredible life styles of Inle Lake and meet with mountains tribes
- Learning Myanmar cooking methods and making Myanmar foods by yourself
- Playing “ Chin Lone “ national football of Myanmar and enjoy sand bank dinner under moon
- Relax at beautiful white sand beach Ngapali
- 3- 4 stars hotel for 12 nights
- All meals for 10 days except two days in Beach and last dinner on the departure date together with complementary breakfast of the hotel
- All transport charges mentioned in the program with private air-conditioned cars with water and refreshment tower
- Boat ,horse cart /e-bike /train fees
- Domestic flights fees
- All entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the program
- Local English language guide or French /German /Spanish Language guide
- Private cars fees for long trip from one city to another city
- Elephant camp tour package fee
- Cooking class fee
- Sandbank dinner and Chin Lone Show fee
Day 1 Yangon
Arrive at Yangon international airport .Our guide will welcome you at the airport .Then you are transferred to hotel to do hotel check in .After hotel check in , we will drive you to down town and there you start to visit Sule pagoda at the center of the downtown and continue to see the colonial town with the majestic colonial buildings where you walk in the quarter and you will see city hall, the supreme court, the banks, the Myanmar authority port and other beautiful old buildings .After the walk in the colonial town , proceed to china town to discover Chinese commercial busy life style with their temples and market. After the walk, lunch at one of the best restaurants and you will have Myanmar delicious food. After lunch, continue to see Chauk-Htet-Gyi reclining Buddha and Shwedagon pagoda, the most wonderful stupa in Myanmar at sunset time exploring Myanmar Buddhist rituals and splendors of the holy energies of the pagoda. After the visit, dinner at another reputed restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
Note : Tomorrow , you will go to Golden Rock and your hotel will be on the mountain .There is only pagoda ‘s truck car which serve as ferry from base camp to the top of mountain and cannot carry big language with them by those ferry .Thus , prepare a small bag for one night stay for every one .
Day 2 Yangon - Golden Rock by private car ( 200 km / 5 hours drive )
Breakfast and check out the hotel .We will drive you to Golden Rock .Driving time is about 5 hours .On the way , we will serve you lunch at local restaurant .Golden Rock Pagoda is in Mon State .Thus you will pass by many Mon people villages and see rubber trees and grad fruits garden on the way . When you arrive at base camp , you take local track car to go up on the mountain with you small bag . Apply sunscreen to protect wind and sun .It will take about 45 minutes to arrive at the top .Upon arrival on the mountain, check in the hotel and then visit Golden Rock Pagoda. Golden Rock pagoda is one of the wonder of Myanmar. A small stupa ( pagoda ) is built on the perching rock on the cliff of over 1000 meter high mountain and we believe that Buddha hairs are enshrined in it and those holy hairs are keeping the rock to not fall since 600 BC up to now . Enjoy the sunset time there and the view .Be aware that women are not allowed to approach Pagoda because of holy hairs (Women are impure in Myanmar and prohibited to touch holy places).Then dinner and overnight at Golden Rock.
Day 3 Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon by private car
Breakfast at hotel .Then check out the hotel .Then, you come down from the mountain to join our car. Our driver will drive you back to Yangon .The driving time is 5 hours .On the way, you will visit a typical Mon village and meet Mon family and visit their rubber garden and grad fruit garden .After village visit, you will also visit Bago city which was last Mon capital and has interesting pagodas .You will visit Shwe Thar Hlaung reclining Buddha, Kyaik Pon Four Sitting Buddha Statues and Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda with holy relic . After those visit , drive direct to Yangon .If you are interested in world cemetery , you can stop at Htauk Kyan World cemetery near Yangon . Then check in hotel upon arrival at Yangon .Dinner at good restaurant and overnight at Yangon .o
Day 4 Yangon - Inle lake by morning flight
Early breakfast and hotel check out. Then you are transferred to airport to take flight for Heho. Flight time is around one-hour minutes. Our guide will welcome you at the airport. Then proceed to Inle Lake, 37 km form Heho and one-hour drive. On the way, we will show you the Shweyanpyay Shan monastery and pagoda, after the visit, you are transferred to the villages on the lake by boat. You will start the visit with tomatoes floating garden and jumping cats’ monastery (cats do not jump now) .After that , continue to see Kela village to enjoy way of life of Inle people ,Phaung Daw -U pagoda, the holiest pagoda of the lake and the local interesting crafts and places of the lake such as lotus flower weaving family ,black smith workshop, local boats manufacturer's workshop, silver smith workshop and Karen family know as Long neck Karen women .During the visit , lunch at the traditional restaurant of the lake with Inle lake typical dishes .After the visit , proceed to the hotel .Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 Indain – Cooking course – Red Mountain Winery – Rowing Canoes
Breakfast at the hotel. Then head back to Inle Lake and start the visit with the colorful market to meet different tribes of the area in colorful dresses. It is so interesting to take pictures of the people, lifestyles, and market life. During market visit , you will buy some vegetables and meats for your cooking class together with our chef .After market , you will strat to do Myanmar food with us .You will make Myanmar lunch by yourself .Learn well cooking course and enjoy local lunch in the nature .After cooking class , you can do whether fishing or rowing local boat around villages and tomatoes garden .After that , we will drive you Red Mountain Winery to taste Myanmar wine .After that visit , back to hotel. And enjoy the beautiful sunset from your hotel at Inle lake. Dinner and overnight at Inle Lake.
Day 6 Inle lake – Samkar Village - Kalaw
Breakfast at the hotel .Then you do hotel check out . Then we will drive you Samkar village by boat .You have to take 3 hours of boat to get there .Samkar village is situated at far southern part of Inle lake and is rich and beautiful old pagodas and monastery .You will visit some old ruined stupas of Samkar village in the water and on the land .Plus , you will see some interesting villages nearby such as Thar kaung village with beautiful Tharkaung pagoda and rice liquor family and pottery villages . Lunch at village .After lunch, you will come back to Inle lake by boat for 3 hours. Then we will transfer you by car from Inle lake to Kalaw by private car .It will take about 2 hours. Upon arrival at Kalaw , you can enjoy the sunset with the view of Kalaw city from Tane Taung . Kalaw was British administrative city and summer hill station and there are some colonial buildings such as offices, hospital, churches etc.
Day 7 Kalaw – Green Valley Elephant Camp – Bagan by private car
Breakfast at the hotel .Then check out hotel .After check out , we will drive you Bagan .It will take about 6 hours . On the way , you will see first Kalaw local market and green valley elephant camp . At green valley elephant camp which is situated at a village ( 2 hours drive from kalaw ) , you will meet elephants .Those elephants worked for government timber enterprise and now theya are retired .There are baby elephants with adult ones . Pass time with them by touching them , feeding them washing them in the green mountain stream with Elephants caretaker team . After having fun with elephants , meet their doctor to know more about them . Then back to camp house and lunch local food there . After elephant camp . we will directly drive to Bagan for 5 hours more . Upon arrival at Bagan .Check in the hotel .Dinner and overnight at Bagan.
Day 8 Bagan / Dinner with Puppet Show
After breakfast, we will show you Bagan archeological site and city .Visit will start with local market and then you will continue to see Shwezigone pagoda, the holiest pagoda, Gyupuaukgyi, the mural painting temple and Htilominlo Temple. After morning visit, lunch at a famous restaurant. After lunch, you continue to see the other interesting things and places in Bagan such as the Lacquer wares workshop, Ananda temple, the master piece in temple architecture, Dhammayangyi temple, the biggest one in Bagan and Thatbinnyu Temple. After the pagodas visit, you will have a horse cart ride for one hour to explore the beauty of Bagan archeological site dotted with thousands of pagodas in different sizes. Terminate your visit at the sunset point to enjoy last sun rays falling over fabulous Bagan’s monuments. After sunset, dinner at the famous restaurant with Myanmar traditional puppet show and overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 Bagan by E - bike – Sunset Boat with Cocktail - Sandbank dinner with Chin Lon Show
After breakfast , you will explore Bagan by E- bike .You will stroll around Bagan taking sand lanes which are off the beaten tracks .It will be fun by being in close touch with nature and temples . You can ride E- bike either in the morning or in the evening. On that day , after E – Bike , you will see some beautiful temples such as Tayoke Pyae Temple with beautiful mural painting which is the great temple of Bagan dynmasery last King and Phaya Tone Su temple with another interesting Mahayana Buddhism paintings . Lunch at local restaurant and some break at the hotel to profit Swimming pool and relax .At Sunset time , you will have sunset boat trip for one hour to enjoy sunset on the river with cocktails .After ,sunset boat trip ,dinner on the sandbank with Myanmr traditional football demonstration “Called Chin Lone “ and overnight at Bagan..
Day 10 Bagan - Ngapali Beach by flight
Breakfast at the hotel and then check out the hotel .Then you fly from Bagan to Thandwe town Flight time is around one hour .Our hotel stuff will welcome you at the airport and then you are transferred to hotel on the beach .Check in hotel and install yourself in your room .Then you have free time to enjoy your time by yourself on the beach .Enjoy it . Dinner and lunch are free .There is no guide . Overnight at Ngapli Beach .
Day 11 Ngapali Beach
Leisure at Beach.
Day 12 Ngapali – Yangon by flight
Breakfast and check out the hotel.Then you are transferred to airport to fly for Yangon for one hour. Upon arrival at Yangon , you will be welcome by our guide .Then proceed to hotel .After hotel check in , we will show you china town and let you enjoy Yangon river view by taking local ferry enjoying sunset on the river .After sunset , back to hotel .Dinner and overnight at Yangon .
Day 13 Departure
Breakfast and hotel check out. Then you are transferred to Yangon international airport.If you wish to shop or time permits , you can do either Scott market or national museum or circular train ride .Near airport , we will show you holy white elephants before airport check in . After you are dropped at international airport , our service ends here .