AM 20 – ST 3 (14 Days/ 13 Nights)
Yangon – Heho – Inle – Pindaya – Mandalay – Pyin U Lwin – Mandalay – Bagan – Mt.Popa – Yangon
As Myanmar has various opportunities to go around, this bike trip will offer the experience which is adventurous and unique. Along the way, you can know different places, charming people, natural beauties and many other things.
Sightseeing by coach with air-condition
A coach will be at disposal along the way while the people making bike in case if someone exhausts to continue by bike. Most of the places are plain and easy to ride the bike
Mandalay – Bagan public boat operates daily only from October to March. The rest of the months depend on the numbers of the passengers. It leaves at 07:00 a.m and the arrival time to Bagan depends on the season and water level. In the dried season from November to May, it can takes about 10/12 hours and in the rainy season from June to October, it can take about 7/8 hours only.
The authentic Min Kyan Sit boats (the property of Adventure Myanmar), made of teak wood are traditionally built and decorated, available on request for Mingun excursion or one day trip between Mandalay – Bagan. Our catering team is ready to serve delicious cuisine.
The accommodation at Kyaikthiyoe is very simple but clean enough.
Domestic flights on Air Mandalay or Yangon Airways or Air Bagan (F-100, ATR 72/42)
Can be done through the year. (Best season for biking is November to March
Day 01 Arrival Yangon
Welcome at the airport. Transfer and check in at the hotel. Orientation tour Yangon if time permits. Visit colonial area, Sule Pagoda – the landmark of the Yangon city centre, Chauk Htat Kyi reclining Buddha image. Finally visit Shwe Dagon Pagoda – one of the wonders of the world. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 02 Fly to Heho. Continue to Inle (35 km) by bike
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Heho. Upon arrival, bike to Inle Lake. On the way, visit Shweyanpye Monastery – typical Shan Monastery. Upon arrival Inle, transfer and check in at the hotel.
Evening, you may enjoy the canoe ridding along the cannel. Overnight at Inle Lake.
Day 03 Excursion Inle lake
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Boat excursion on the lake. Visit to the local tribe market, Inn Dein pagodas in ruins covered by trees and bushes, Lotus-petal robe & silk weaving looms at Inn Paw Khone village, Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda the most venerable pagoda on the lake, jumping’ cats monastery, etc. Overnight at Inle Lake.
Day 04 Bike to Pindaya [97km]
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Bike to Pindaya (97 km). Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel & check in. Evening visit to the Pindaya Caves which houses 8094 Buddha Images, umbrella workshop- which is made of pulp, etc. Overnight at Pindaya.
Day 05 Drive to Mandalay [265km]
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Mandalay ( 265 km ). Upon arrival, transfer in and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 06 Sightseeing in Mandalay by bike
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing by bike in Mandalay. Visit Mahamuni Buddha Image one of the most sacred Buddha Images in Myanmar, Kuthodaw Pagoda – the world biggest book, Shwe Nandawkyaung (golden palace) monastery. Finally enjoy the sunset on the top of Mandalay Hill where we can admire the beauty of Mandalay City and Shan plateau, etc. Overnight in Madnalay.
Day 07 Train to Pyin Oo Lwin
Early morning, transfer to the railway station. Picnic breakfast and train to Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) the former colonical hill station at 1040 meters above the sea level. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Bike tour around the town and visit to local market, Kandawgyi National Park (former botanical garden), Pwekaku waterfall & Peikchinmyaing caves. Overnight at Pyin Oo Lwin.
Day 08 Bike to Mandalay (67 km) & excursion to Mingun
After breakfast at the hotel, bike to Madnalay (67 km). Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Late afternoon, Boat excursion to Mingun (01 hour) along mighty Ayeyarwaddy River. During the river cruise, we may enjoy the fascinating landscapes of the river as well as the daily life of the people living along the Ayeyarwaddy. Visit Mingun pagoda – unfinished one & the biggest ringing bell of 90 tons, the unusual Myatheindan pagoda. On the way back to Mandalay, we may enjoy the sunset from the Ayeyarwaddy river. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 09 River Cruise to Bagan (260km)
Early morning, transfer to the jetty for the river cruise to Bagan. Leisure and enjoy the marvelous landscapes during the cruise. The boat may stop at some villages to get the local passengers up and down. Arrive to Bagan and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 10 Sightseeing Bagan by bike
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit colorful local market, Shwezigon Pagoda - the glory of Bagan, Htilominlo Temple - the best pilaster carving, Nathtaukkyaung - monastery made of teak wood, Ananda Temple - the masterpiece of Bagan, Gubyaukgyi Temple - the best mural paintings of 11th century, Manuha Temple - huge Buddha, Dhamayangyi Temple - the biggest temple in Bagan, Sulamani Temple - the 12th century temple, the lacquerware workshop - the unique of Bagan, etc. Finally, enjoy the sunset on the top of the temple. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 11 Sightseeing Bagan by bike
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Lawkananda pagoda, which has the fascinating river view, Payathonezu temples with mural paintings, Nagayon Temple of 11th century, Apyeyadanar Temple with mural paintings, etc. In the late afternoon, visit Minanathu village to observe the life of people. Finally, we may take the boat ride on the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River during the sunset time. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 12 Excursion Mt.Popa (50 km)
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Bike to Mt.Popa - an extinct volcano which is known as “Home of the Spirits” and observe the life of rural area on the way such as producing the palm sweets. We may stop several places for making the photos and knowing the countryside. Climb up 777 steps to reach of top of Mt.Popa cliff temple and enjoy the landscapes. Come down and back to Bagan by bike. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 13 Fly to Yangon & visit
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport and fly to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, transfer to the hotel & check in. Visit Bogyoke market [except on Monday] & china town. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 14 Departure
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yangon International airport for departure flight.