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Balloon Safaris Inle And Bagan Tour 8 Days

Yangon, Myanmar
8 Days
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Balloon Safaris Inle And Bagan Tour 8 Days

Itinerary: Yangon – Heho – Pindaya – Nyaung Shwe – In Dein – Inle – Nyaung Shwe – Bagan

Explore the rich and thrilling culture of one of the most mysterious and undiscovered destinations in the world and experience the ultimate in stylish sightseeing on this Balloon Safari adventure over mystical Myanmar. Discover the impressive colonial and spiritual heritage of Yangon, one of the most fascinating capitals of South East Asia. Living in the lap of colonial luxury at the elegant Strand Hotel, “finest hostelry east of the Suez” since 1901, you will spend a day discovering the city’s pagodas, museums and markets and enjoy fine dining at the renowned Le Planteur restaurant. Continuing on to Heho in the Shan state you will experience the thrill of an adventurous aerial view of Pindaya’s spectacular landscape in your first hot-air balloon ride. Guided by gentle winds not exceeding 15mph, you will enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the state’s tiny villages and pagodas as you glide over the valleys and mountains below. Enjoy a stunning sunrise balloon ride the following morning before continuing by antique BOB bus and private motorboat to discover the floating gardens and stilt villages of Inle Lake. After exploring the lake’s floating markets by canoe, you will learn how to prepare a traditional Inthar meal and enjoy a taste of the region’s hospitality while lunching with a local family. Inle Lake before transferring to Bagan. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of area’s 2,142 temples and pagodas from your hot-air balloon as you glide over forests of glittering stupas laid out like a mystical chess board below. A sunset boat trip and candle-light dinner ends the magical day.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Yangon (-/-/-)

On arrival you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to your hotel to enjoy a delicious welcome dinner.

Overnight at The Strand Hotel in Yangon

Today you’ll be exploring Yangon and taking a closer look at the local life of this impressive colonial city. Discover Myanmar’s glorious history at the National Museum, visit the golden Sule pagoda and enjoy a walk around Mahabandoola Park to take in the colonial courthouse and city hall. After lunch at a local restaurant, shop for handicrafts at the bustling Bogyoke Market and end the day at the Shwedagon Pagoda with its glittering gold-covered stupa.

Overnight at The Strand Hotel in Yangon

This morning you fly to Heho in the Shan state where you will be met by your guide and transferred by colonial antique bus to Pindaya, a small quiet town perched on the banks of the placid Botoloke Lake. Relax or take a walk around town before gathering under the Banyan trees for a bonfire dinner.

Overnight at Inle Inn in Pindaya

After breakfast, enjoy a stunning sunrise balloon flight over Pindaya with sweeping views of the lush Shan hills and the quaint town. After the journey, you will proceed to the “Shwe U Min” Cave, the cavernous home to thousands of Buddha images since the 11th century. Enjoy a picnic lunch before transferring to the town of Nyaung Shwe. Travel by private motorboat to your hotel on Inle Lake, passing stilted villages, floating gardens, and canoes powered by leg-rowing fishermen.

Overnight at the Inle Princess Resort on Inle Lake

Float over the scenic lake on an early morning balloon ride enjoying breath taking views of the water and surroundings. Return to land and on to Inle’s colorful floating morning market, buy cooking ingredients and continue to an Inthar house to experience traditional cooking and share lunch with the family. After lunch, you will continue to In Dein, a small village on the western bank of the lake, and enjoy panoramic views of the area from the beautiful pagoda hill there.

Overnight at the Inle Princess Resort on Inle Lake

Take off this morning for another balloon flight over Inle Lake. The skilled pilots use their knowledge of the winds to steer the balloon over the floating villages and gardens and at higher altitude you will be amazed at the sweeping views of the lake’s villages and intricate network of canals. This afternoon transfer to the Heho airport for a flight to Bagan where you will be welcomed with a delicious dinner.

Overnight at Thiripyitsaya Sakura Hotel in Bagan.

This morning awake early for a sunrise flight over the plains of Bagan. Drift past ancient temples in the serene morning air and enjoy the views on your one hour flight. Continue to explore the temples on land with a picnic lunch at a quiet temple before setting off on a boat cruise along the Irrawaddy River for yet another perspective of the temples. Dine by candlelight this evening at an ancient temple where your farewell dinner is accompanied by a traditional dance performance.

Overnight at Sakura Thiripyitsaya Hotel, Bagan

This morning embark on another flight over the plains of Bagan. Drift over more magnificent ruins with panoramic views of the planes and the Irrawaddy River. Then, visit a lacquer-ware factory where you can observe the entire process of creating this beautiful handicraft from start to finish. After lunch, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

FLEXIBILITY:
Don’t see the date for this tour to suit your schedule? No problems, Create Your Own Date. Choose the dates that you want to travel and as long as you happy to open the tour to other people joining we will charge you the standard tour price – no markups!

CONDITIONS:
1. You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.

2. Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people

3. This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..

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  • A maximum of 15 travelers—usually fewer—for an intimate experience
  • Single travelers warmly welcomed
  • Most meals, delicious cuisine
  • Comprehensive inclusions and insurance

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We can tailor make a tour that will best match your budget – the guide below serves as a reference point for you to decide how much to spend on this trip.

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As our price is set according to the length of itinerary and the detailed program given, we can make changes in this tour to help you keep your budget.
Below are some possible changes to make your tour fit better in your budget
we can customize this tour with shorter duration
some activities and tours can be in a group and non-private.
We can look into lower budget hotel for you without compromising the quality.
We can change the itinerary that fits your expectation and budget requirement.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

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How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

HIGHER BUDGET THAN THIS?

Budget higher than $(This Price) in per person?

Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
If you want to stay longer…
There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Inclusion:

Accommodation on half twin share with breakfast

Meals as mentioned in the program (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)

House wines, spirit juices and soft drinks are included with all lunches and dinners start from day 3.

English speaking station guides service

Entrance fees to all places visited. (mentioned in the itinerary)

Transfer & transportation as indicated

Yangon/Heho flight on Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways or Air Bagan including insurance surcharges

All services mentioned in the itinerary

Visa on arrival service including visa fee

Exclusion:

Airfare after Balloons Safari Program

International Airfare – Click here for rates

All expenses of a personal nature including laundry, wine or liquor and all service not mentioned in the itinerary

Trip insurance

Tips for the local crews

Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation

Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Travelo Vietnam can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.

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