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Hlaing Mar Htoo

Pegu Travels

Pegu Travels has a staff of over thirty enthusiastic and experienced professionals based in Yangon.

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The program includes the main destinations (Mandalay, Bagan, Inle and Yangon) and Hsipaw. Hsipaw: very beautiful and nice for trekking, nature, famous Hsipaw Haw and the famous Goitek Viaduct (about 4 hours) that crosses a deep ravine. The trip is possible throughout the trip, but rainy seasons from May to September is quite complicated for trekking trip with mud and rains, but preference is less tourists and very green.



Our representative will welcome you to Mandalay Airport and escort you to the hotel for check-in. Mandalay, was the last capital of the Konbaung dynasty, until its fall in 1885 in the hands of the British. Even today, Mandalay is the religious and cultural center of the country, offering a true aftertaste of the oldest Asia and more deeply Buddhist beliefs. We will continue with other points of interest of Mandalay like the sacred Pagoda of Mahamuni, and its Buddha covered by tons of gold, and some of the oldest relics of Buddhism that can be found there. Also the exquisite monastery carved in wood Shwenandaw, or the extraordinary pagoda of Kuthodaw, and its hundreds of stupas that contain in its interior the biggest open book of the world, that is of marble leaves. Finally, we will enjoy the best sunset on Mandalay Hill, with an interesting view of the entire region and the wild Ayeyarwaddy River. Overnight in Mandalay Read more

1 night in Mandalay.


In the morning we will drive from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin which is 42 kilometres from Mandalay. Today the town retains its English countryside feel with an Asian twist. And then, we will go to Hispaw to take a local train on a scenic ride over the famous Goitek Viaduct which crosses a deep gorge. We will disembark the train at Naung Pain Village and continue drive to Hsipaw. Enjoy afternoon sightseeing in the town, Bawgyo Pagoda and watch the panorama from the top of Theintaung hill. Overnight in Hsipaw Read more

4 nights


Walk through the rice field, swim at Nam Tok Fall, Walk back to Farmer’s villages, enjoy the country panoramic scenery, and learn living style of Shan villages. Have Shan Rice Noodle at tiny local village mall with the local guide. We continue trekking through villages and seasonal vegetable crop, rice paddy along natural spring and stream. Reach Palaung (minority) village, have local lunch in a hours rest a bit. Take afternoon walk through tea crops and pine woods; return to village and spend one’s evening with local family, have dinner served by village and night break or reach farther minority village. Overnight at Local house. Meals included: Local lunch and dinner at local home Read more

2 Nights in local home of t


After a nice local breakfast, today we continue trekking through minority villages. Along the way, we will be trekking along forest for some hours and enjoy lunch in a charming and beautiful minority village. After lunch break, continue trekking until to arrive Tai (Shan) village. Overnight in local home Meals included: Lunch and dinner (traditional san food) at the village home. Overnight at Local house Read more



After a nice local breakfast, trekking back to Hsipaw through the Tai (Shan) villages along, down slope for several hours. Enjoy lunch at hot spring or in Tai village. Continue walking until we arrive hi-way road to Hsipaw and our car will wait you at the hi-way to transfer to your hotel in Hsipaw. Overnight in Hsipaw. Meals included: Lunch at local home Overnight at Hsipaw Read more

1 night at the hotel in His


After Breakfast and check out at the hotel and we will visit to Main Market, which is held in a large permanent structure, and the range of goods on offer is staggering. And then we will visit to Hispaw Haw; is a piece of living history. And then we will drive to Mandalay. Overnight in Mandalay. fter Breakfast and check out at the hotel and we will visit to Main Market, which is held in a large permanent structure, and the range of goods on offer is staggering. And then we will visit to Hispaw Haw; is a piece of living history. And then we will drive to Mandalay. Overnight in Mandalay. Read more

2 nights in Mandalay


Breakfast at hotel, in the morning we will visit the market of Jade stone, the most important of a country that owns more than 80% of the world's reserves of this precious stones. Later, we will visit another former royal capital, Inwa, which was founded in 1364 and was the royal capital for nearly 400 years. Highlights here include the ‘leaning tower of Ava’, Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, which was built by masonry as opposed to most other monasteries which are built with wood, and the elegant teakwood Bagaya Monastery. We then continue to Sagaing, which was the capital of the Shan Kingdom in the 14th Century and briefly the capital in the 18th Century, as part of the Konbaung Dynasty. The town is located slightly downriver from Mandalay and has many interested stupas scattered over Sagaing Hill. Finally, we visit the ancient royal capital of Amarapura. Here, we will visit the Mahagandayon monastery, which is a school for young monks, and beautiful sunset from U Bein Bridge, which is more than two-hundred years old and is the longest teakwood bridge in the world. Overnight in Mandalay. Read more

Overnight in Mandalay.
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At 05:00 in the morning we will go to the pier to check-in. At 06:00, we will embark on our journey along the Irrawaddy River to arrive at Bagan at 17:00. Along the way, we stop to visit one of the typical villages on the banks of the river. The friendly crew will also give us cooking classes and teach us some of the secrets of their culture. In addition crew will also demonstrate us some of the local traditions such as techniques for wearing "loungyi" (men's skirt from Myanmar).Food on board. Overnight in Bagan. Once you arrive in Bagan, transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Bagan. Note: Note: 1) In case of cancellation of the Alliance Myanmar cruise, we will replace it with another boat of the same type or similar. But the other boats usually do not offer the stop and mini cooking class. Breakfast and lunch, simple, are always included. 2) we will arrange Mandalay – Bagan by private car From May to September. Read more

2 nights in Bagan.


Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning visit to Nyaung U local market. Later, we start the day in one of the most famous and impressive archaeological sites in Asia, the Temples of Bagan (11th to 13th centuries). Points of interest include temples and the most beautiful and ancient pagodas such as Shwezigon, Wetkyi-in-Gubyaukgyi; Ananda; And Ananda Ok Kyaung and the millennial paintings of the kyansittna Umin. After a lunch break, we will visit the traditional lacquering artisans, on a private tour where we can learn about this unique technique from Myanmar. We will continue visiting one of the most amazing pagodas and temples of the place, like the Dhammayangyi Pahto. Finally, we will witness a memorable sunset selected by our guide. * Between the visits to the temples, at 11:00 pm, we will go to a local monastery, little crowded, where about 130 monks stand in line daily and pray before taking their lunch. Monks pile fascinating fossils of trees thousands of years old (and great value) Overnight in Bagan Read more

Overnight in Bagan.
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DAY 10


After breakfast at the Hotel, transfer to Nyaung U airport for taking flight to Heho. Then, drive to Nyaung Shwe where we will embark on a private boat on the beautiful Inle Lake. Away from the masses of tourists and souvenir shops, we will seek the authenticity of the Lake passing near the local villages of the Lake. The aim is to see the lifestyle of the majority of Inle inhabitants, fishermen and farmers who work with great skill on the beautiful waters and floating crops. We will pass through the most picturesque corners such as the Monastery of Ngaphe Chaung, whose monks have very ancient relics, and that we chose for their privileged situation, with their beautiful views to the floating crops of the lake. We will visit the Inpawkhone village, where you can appreciate how the silk fabric and lotus flower traditionally made by hand with looms are made. For this area we will also stop to enjoy how the shipyards manufacture in a totally handmade way the ships that sail by Inle. We will also sail to the famous Paung Daw Oo pagoda with five Buddha images (four of them are taken from the temple at the great Paung Daw Oo festival). Finally we will return to the hotel passing through the floating gardens to make the best photos while the sunset gives us surprising changes of color of a landscape that is a world heritage site. Overnight in Inle/Nyaung Shwe. Read more

2 nights in Inle lake / Naun
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DAY 11


Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning visit to 5 days market if we coincide with the market day. Today we are going to have excursion to Indein, sailing towards the 17th century pagoda of Indein, crossing some of the narrow streams and famous floating gardens to reach the densest areas of the lake. In this area, we have an exclusive route, passing through the small town Pa O (ethnic minority) of Netaw from the old jetty, walking about 30 minutes up the hill, and passing the beautiful bamboo forest. Finally we will explore the ruins of Indein, some stupas constructed even some centuries before the XVII, to finish our visit by the new jetty. Overnight in Inle/Nyaung Shwe Read more

Overnight in Inle/Nyaung Shw
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DAY 12


Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Heho airport for taking flight to Yangon. Arrive Yangon and transfer to your hotel. Yangon, the main city of Myanmar, the most populated and active, but which ceased to be capital in 2005 (Myanmar's capital is Nay Pyi Daw, purely administrative capital). One of Yangon's main activities is to stroll around downtown to admire colonial-era buildings (especially around the street and Pansodam Square), as well as numerous food stalls and consumables of all kinds. According to the time we will find different markets, but the common denominator will be the great activity and mixture of cultures and religions of the old Rangoon. Then, we headed to the great reclining Buddha Chauk Htat Gyi, before reaching the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important and revered religious monument in the country. Overnight in Yangon. Read more

1 night in Yangon.
DAY 13


After breakfast, transfer to Yangon International Airport to catch your return flight. ** Program Ends ** Note: The itinerary described above may be subject to change depending on weather conditions, domestic flight time changes and cancellation.


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Mandalay
Day 2
Location Hsipaw
Day 3
Location Hsipaw (trekking)
Hotel Local home of the village
Day 5
Location Hsipaw
Day 6
Location Mandalay
Day 10
Location Nyaung Shwe for Inle lake
Day 12
Location Yangon
Day in trip
Day 1
Location Mandalay
Day 2
Location Hsipaw
Day 3
Location Hsipaw (trekking nights)
Hotel Local home at the village
Day 5
Location Hsipaw
Day 6
Location Mandalay
Day 8
Location Bagan
Day 12
Location Yangon


Package includes

  • Accommodation based on two people sharing one twin/double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as per program (breakfast and lunch on the boat only)
  • Domestic flight tickets as mentioned
  • Mandalay to Bagan by boat in High season and by car in low season
  • Transfers and sightseeing by private air-con vehicle with drivers, as mentioned in program
  • Private local boat fare for Inle Lake excursion as mentioned in program
  • Hsipaw trekking with local trekking guide and meals
  • Entrance fees and zone fees for the visits mentioned
  • English speaking station guides service for all transfers and sightseeing
  • Commercial tax

Package excludes

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Visa arrangements for Myanmar
  • Meals other than mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Festival surcharges
  • Hotel early check in and late check out
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Any other service not mentioned the above

More information

  • Single room supplement for standard Hotels: US$ 260 per person for May to September, 2017 and US$ 355 per persona for October 2017 to March, 2018
  • Single room supplement for comfort Hotels / superior Hotels: US$ 490 per person for May to September, 2017 and US$ 735 per person for October 2017 to March, 2018.
  • Supplement for any other language speaking guide instead of stationed English speaking guides will be offered upon request.
  • Remark:
  • Offered prices are subject to change depending on hotel availability, increases in domestic airfare fuel surcharge, local supplier contract rates changes especially with hotels and any other circumstances.
  • There will be fuel surcharge during water festival, April and surcharge cost is to be advised upon request.
  • Some hotels have compulsory dinner at Christmas and New Year period and dinner rates are to be advised upon booking confirmation and excluded on the tour cost.


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