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Myanmar is a fascinating country of which much of it still remains relatively untouched by outsiders. On this trip you get to visit some of those areas by way of bicycle. You will gain in insight into what life is like as a local and pass through villages with cultural interactions along the way.  Kayaking on Inle Lake and a trip on the Yangon circle train line will remain with you as memories for years to come.

 

Notes

  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year, Tet and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
  • Please note that this proposed itinerary is subject to availability. We will only proceed with all reservations upon receiving your written confirmation. We recommend your confirmation as early as possible to.
  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • BUDDHA IMAGES IN MYANMAR: Myanmar government has recently become strict about the import/export of Buddha statues and images and also the use of images of the Buddha as tattoos or other decoration. We would like to inform all travelers in Myanmar to exercise caution with regards to displaying the Buddha image and not to openly display a tattoo of the Buddha or any clothing with the Buddha image. Likewise, do not attempt to take antique Buddha images out of the country without proper documentation and permission.
  • All flight times are local.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • VISA: Please ensure your passport is valid more than 6 months from the date of return for every country you are visiting. Please also ensure there is sufficient space in your passport to allow for all immigration procedures, taking note that some South East Asian countries take up a full page for the visa sticker and need yet more space on a separate page for entry & exist stamps.
  • According to the official requirements from the Myanmar immigration authority, visitors to Myanmar who have a Myanmar embassy in their home country are required to obtain a tourist visa from that embassy. An e-visa is now also available for Myanmar. Please check here, if it is available for yourselves: http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/NoticetoTourists.aspx or please refer to the details from our comprehensive Myanmar Pre-departure Information document.
  • All Destinations: Our guides are briefed not to promote or recommend any specific shopping outlets, curio stores, gem factories or outlets. INDOTREK operates a strict policy on this matter. Should your guide recommend any form of shopping or any other commercial activity outside of what may have been included in this itinerary, INDOTREK can accept no responsibility should you decide to accept any such recommendations.

 

Disclaimer

Hotels and services in the itinerary are proposed for your review only. We will book services once we receive your official booking requirement and payment. Booking status will be advised afterward. In case we cannot book hotel as we initially proposed due to their unavailability, we will choose a similar hotel in the same category and discuss with you for your final approval as the price may change.

Hotel check out is normally 12:00pm but sometimes earlier. Check-in is after 14:00pm. Early check-in and late checkout is subject to availability only.

Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

 

Singles Joining – If you are joining a trip as a solo traveler please add the single supplement to the trip price. If you are willing to share a room please let us know and we will do our best to find someone for you to share with, we will inform you before finalizing the final payment of the trip.

 

BOOKING AND PAYING FOR YOUR HOLIDAY

A non-refundable deposit of 30% of total trip cost per person is required to confirm your tour. Please note that the full balance, as indicated on our confirmation which will be sent to you, is due 45 days before your departure date. If you are booking within 45 days of your departure date the full amount is due when booking. Failure to pay by the due date could be considered as a cancellation on your part and we reserve the right to impose cancellation charges as detailed below (These are default conditions unless you have a predetermined, overriding agreement with us).

 

 CANCELLATION CHARGES

Notice of cancellation of your holiday by you once it has been confirmed must be in writing to us. Cancellation charges will be calculated from the date we receive written notice of cancellation. Any amendment charges that arose before the cancellation, and any deposits paid for any pre-booked items or services will still be payable.

If we cancel your holiday you will receive a full refund of all monies paid to us.

Deposits are non-refundable.

Land & internal air cancellation fees apply.

In addition cancellation fees per person/ per trip.

Days prior to Departure

45 or more Deposit
30 – 44 50% of total tour cost
21 – 29 75% of total tour cost
0 – 20 100% of total tour cost

 

 

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Itineraries

Day 1

Yangon Arrival

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a walking tour of the city taking in many of the most important sites along the way including Sule Paya, City Hall and Bank Street. We finish up at the most spectacular of all, the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset. Freshen up before a sumptuous welcome dinner.

Meals: Welcome Dinner

Day 2

Full Day cycling Yangon

Today we hop on our bikes and explore the Ayerwaddy delta. We pass through Dala Township and along quiet rural roads, stopping at pagodas and pottery villages along the way. We cycle back along the Twantay Canal and board a local boat back to Yangon. Rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Cycling distance: 70 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Yangon – Heho by flight – Cycling to Kalaw

This morning, take an early flight to Heho. After a short transfer we will be back on the bikes along back roads to the old British Hill Station of Kalaw, passing villages along the way. The climate is cooler here in the mountains. Spend the balance of the day relaxing at the resort.

Cycling distance: 30 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Green Hill Valley Visit

Today we visit the Green Hill Valley Elephant Sanctuary where the elephants are properly cared for. Today you will trek with these beautiful animals and learn how to look after them. You will have change to bathe them in the river deep in the jungle. After lunch walk out of the jungle and back to your resort. Option to visit the Pinmagon monastery in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

Kalaw – Inle Lake

This morning we transfer out of Kalaw towards Inle lake. We begin riding in the mountains with some breathtaking views along the way, especially seeing Inle Lake in the valley ahead of you. We descend down to Indein where a long tail boat is waiting to transfer you to your hotel for the evening.

Cycling distance: 50 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Inle Lake Full Day Cycling, Boat & Kayaking

A full day of activities is in store for you today. We begin cycling through the countryside seeing local life along the way and interacting with villagers. We then hop on a local boat to our lunch spot, from there is a short boat ride to the start of your kayaking adventure on Inle Lake. At the end of your trip transfer back to your hotel.

NOTES
• Suggested time: 07:00
• Approx. Duration: 8 hours
• Venue location: 15 minutes’ drive from downtown
• Distance: 40 Km
• In the raining season from May to September, the trip may cancel on the spot if it is heavy raining on your travel date, the program may change depending on the weather condition.
• We recommend to bring a wind breaker or jacket and also rain coat as the weather up in the hills can be quite cool and that can be rain in the raining season.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Inle Lake – Heho – Bagan by Flight

After check-in, start your full day Bagan sightseeing by way of a horse & cart in the morning and an e-bike in the afternoon. The ancient city of Bagan, formerly known as Pagan, was the capital of several ancient Burmese Kingdoms. Approximately 2,200 of the originally 4,400 temples remain standing in Bagan. To round off this fascinating day, we go on a private sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy River, where you can enjoy the sunset with a cocktail.

NOTES:
• Suggested time : 09:30 – 18:30
• Duration : 9 hours
• Morning sightseeing with horse cart
• 15 km cycling for afternoon tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Bagan – Popa

Today we are back on our bikes, venturing off road onto sandy trails that will take us deep into the Bagan countryside. We then transfer to Mount Popa for a lunch with a view. This afternoon we have an exhilarating downhill ride to the foot of Mount Popa before returning to Bagan.

NOTES:
• Suggested time : 07:00 AM – 07:00 PM
• Duration : 12 hours
• 50 kms cycling

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9

Bagan – Yangon

Following an early morning flight to Yangon, we go straight to the railway station for an adventure on the Yangon circle line, it’s a fascinating trip into the outlying districts of Yangon on a local train. Later, we visit the famous Bogyoke Market and the Indian Quarter for a different view of the city. Finally, we visit the National Museum before a farewell dinner at a great Restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Departure

After breakfast, free time before transferring with your guide to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer.
  • Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days.
  • Boat at Inle Lake, e-bike, and horse cart in Bagan.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing and cycling days
  • All sightseeing entrance fees where required in the itinerary.
  • Mechanic support from 07 pax up.
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast.
  • Domestic airfares economy class with airport tax.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • International flight to /from Myanmar.
  • Compulsory Xmas and New Year Eve dinner.
  • Airport assistance service.
  • Separate luggage truck.
  • Myanmar visa.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters. We recommend 5 USD/person/day for guide, 3 USD/person/day for driver and 3 USD/person/hotel when you check in/out. This is for guidance only.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

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