Myanmar Highlights: Yangon and Bagan 5-Day | Best Burma Tour

Myanmar Highlights: Yangon and Bagan 5-Day

Price from US$ 996 / PP


Start and end in Rangoon! With the In-depth Cultural tour Myanmar Highlights: Yangon and Bagan 5-Day, you have a 5 days tour package taking you through Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) and Bagan,. Myanmar Highlights: Yangon and Bagan 5-Day includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Welcome to the magical land of Myanmar, where ancient temples and bustling cityscapes harmoniously coexist. This 5-day tour will take you through the country's most iconic sites, starting with Yangon, the former capital city, and then to the archaeological wonderland of Bagan.

On Day 1, arrive in Yangon, the economic and cultural hub of Myanmar. Your guide will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for some rest and relaxation.

On Day 2, get ready to discover the city's highlights with a full-day Yangon city tour. Visit the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the most significant religious sites in Myanmar, and explore the bustling Bogyoke Aung San Market, where you can shop for souvenirs and immerse yourself in local culture.

On Day 3, it's time to head to Bagan, an awe-inspiring site that boasts more than 2,000 ancient temples and pagodas. Take a flight from Yangon to Bagan and embark on a temple tour, where you'll get a chance to witness the beauty and grandeur of these ancient structures.

On Day 4, continue exploring the wonders of Bagan with a full-day city tour. Marvel at the intricate details of Ananda Temple, discover the hidden gems of Sulamani Temple, and soak in the stunning views from the top of Buledi Temple.

On Day 5, after breakfast, transfer to Nyaung U airport for your flight back to Yangon. Arrive in Yangon and transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight, taking with you unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for the beauty and charm of Myanmar.


  1. Shwedagon Pagoda: The glittering, golden Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred site in Myanmar and a must-visit attraction in Yangon.
  2. Bagan Temples: The ancient city of Bagan is home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas, some dating back to the 11th century.
  3. Yangon City Tour: Yangon is a vibrant and bustling city with a rich colonial heritage, including landmarks like the City Hall and the High Court building.
  4. Local Cuisine: Myanmar has a rich and diverse culinary culture, and this tour offers plenty of opportunities to try local dishes, including traditional tea leaf salads and curries.
  5. Local Markets: Visiting the colorful local markets in Yangon and Bagan is a great way to experience everyday life in Myanmar and pick up some unique souvenirs.
  6. Sunset Views: Watching the sunset over the temples of Bagan is a truly unforgettable experience and a highlight of any visit to Myanmar.

When you arrive in Yangon, you will be greeted by your friendly guide who will be waiting for you at the airport. They will be easily recognizable, holding a sign with your name on it so you can spot them easily. Your guide will be with you throughout your stay, helping you to navigate your way around this fascinating city and answering any questions you may have about the local culture and customs.

Once you've met your guide, they will accompany you to your hotel and assist you with the check-in process. They will help you get settled in and answer any questions you may have about the hotel or the local area. After checking in, you can take some time to rest and relax in your comfortable room, or you may choose to head out and explore the surrounding area on your own.

Overnight in Yangon.


Accommodation Options:

Hotel Grand United Ahlone - 3-star or similar

Jasmine Palace Hotel - 4-star or similar

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake - 5-star or similar

Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage make it one of the most fascinating cities in Southeast Asia.

After breakfast, we'll take a tour around the city center which is filled various historical and colonial buildings partly by car or partly on foot. We’ll first visit to Sule Pagoda which is a 2200-year-old temple surrounded by government buildings and commercial shop. Then, you'll pass along the way to Mahabandoola Park where Independent Monument exists. Continue your tour by passing City Hall, a little India and a little china. Continue to Bogyoke Market, formerly known as Scott’s Market, where you can browse through the wide selection of Myanmar handicrafts and other goods (Note: closed on Mondays and public holidays).

Then, we'll visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, one of Myanmar's more beautiful reclining buddhas which is topped by a crown encrusted with diamonds and other precious stones. The feet of the statue carved with traditional symbols and often many locals gathering to pay homage and pray. From Here, end your day at Shwedagon Pagoda which is one of the wonders of the world. It was built 2500 years ago and enshrined with hair relics of Buddha and a place where to meet devoted Buddhists meditating and praying. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point.

Overnight in Yangon.


Accommodation Options:

Hotel Grand United Ahlone - 3-star or similar

Jasmine Palace Hotel - 4-star or similar

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake - 5-star or similar

This morning, you'll transfer to the airport for the flight to Bagan (NyaungOo). Bagan, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.

On arrival, your journey begins with a visit an elevated temple from where you will have a panoramic view of the magnificent plains of Bagan. Continue with a visit to the golden Shwezigon Pagoda, first and prototype monument, which was built in Myanmar style in 1087. Then, visit to Gubyaukgyi, a cave temple @ Wetkyi-Inn Village which is well-known for its exquisite jataka mural paintings and the elegant Htilominlo Temple noted for its fine plaster carvings and glazed sandstone decorations.

This afternoon begin with a visit to a traditional lacquer ware workshop where you can observe the production of one of Myanmar’s best-known handicrafts. Continue to Ananda Temple, an architectural masterpiece and one of Bagan’s most beautiful temples. Built in the early Mon-style, Ananda contains two unique Buddha images whose expressions seem to change depending on the distance from which the statue is viewed. From here, travel by horse cart for a tour passing Thatbyinnyu, the highest temple in Bagan, massive Dhammayangyi Temple, noted for its remarkable brickwork, and Sulamani Temple.

Enjoy an unforgettable sunset over the plains from the upper terrace of one of the temples.

Overnight in Bagan.


Accommodation Options:

Bagan Umbra Hotel - 3-star or similar

Amata Garden Resort - 4-star or similar

Aureum Palace Hotel - 5-star or similar

After breakfast at your hotel, we'll visit Nyaung Oo Market where villagers gather every day to buy and sell their produce and other goods. Continue to Myinkaba village and take a short walking tour to explore the temples of Manuha and Nan Paya. Explore more temples in the area, visit more craft shops or return to your hotel for a break to relax from the midday heat.

This afternoon, continue to the rural village of Minnanthu, one of Bagan’s least visited areas. Here you will explore temples such as Payathonzu, Lemyentha and Nandamannya before heading to the riverside pier. Board a local boat for a slow cruise down the Irrawaddy River. As you cruise the waters, observe the lifestyle of the fishermen and riverside villagers as well as enjoying the unique perspective of Bagan’s temples. Return to your hotel this evening.

Overnight in Bagan.


Accommodation Options:

Bagan Umbra Hotel - 3-star or similar

Amata Garden Resort - 4-star or similar

Aureum Palace Hotel - 5-star or similar

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Nyaung U Airport for your flight to Yangon. Upon arrival in Yangon, you will be transferred to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight. We hope you had a wonderful time exploring the best of Myanmar with Legend Travel Group, and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure. Safe travels!

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What's Included

Hotel accommodation based on single/twin/double/triple/family connecting sharing with daily breakfast, all taxes and service charges included.


Best 3-star Hotel Accommodation:

Yangon: Hotel Grand United Ahlone or similar

Bagan: Bagan Umbra Hotel or similar


Upgrade to Deluxe 4-star Hotel Accommodation:

Yangon: Jasmine Palace Hotel or similar

Bagan: Amata Garden Resort or similar


Upgrade to Luxury 5-star Hotel Accommodation:

Yangon: Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake or similar

Bagan: Aureum Palace Hotel or similar


"Please be aware that all accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. The final accommodation details will be provided to you with your finalized travel documents.

"Subject to change" means that we may use an alternative hotel if the hotel listed in the tour package is fully booked or not available during your stay period. The alternative hotel must be of the same quality as the indicated hotel or better than the indicated hotel in the package."


Internal Flight Tickets: Yangon - Nyaung U, Nyaung U - Yangon. (Economy class, including fuel charge & airport taxes)

Checked baggage allowance: 20kg + Handing Luggage: 7kg.


Professional tour guides with excellent English skills in every destination.

Meals mentioned in the program include all breakfasts at the hotels: B = Breakfast.

Other meals are not included to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat.

4 nights accommodation based on sharing Twin/Double basic with daily breakfast at hotels

All transfers and sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicle with drivers

Sunset Boat and Horse cart ride in Bagan 

Domestic Flights (Yangon - Nyaung U, Nyaung U - Yangon)

English speaking station guide (different guide in each place)

Zone and entrance fees for visiting places in the program

Services mentioned in the above itinerary

Air-conditioned vehicle will be provided for transportation during the tour. This includes pick-up and drop-off at airports, hotels, and all other tour destinations.

For any flights included in the itinerary, plane transportation will be arranged with reputable airlines to ensure a safe and comfortable journey.

We take your safety and comfort seriously and strive to provide the best transportation options for your travel needs.

Travel Insurance is not covered by Legend Travel Group

International flight in/out

International airport departure tax

Porter charges at airport

Early check-in/Late check-out

Meals mentioned in the program

Visa and insurance fees

Drinks, tips and personal expenses

Lunches and Dinners 

Surcharge for Thingyan Water Festival Days

Any other items/services which are not mentioned in the program

Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, etc.


1. You will need the following before you apply:

a. Your passport validity must have at least (6) months.

b. You have to upload one COLOR PHOTO (4.6 cm X 3.8 cm) taking during last (3)months.

c. Visa, Master, JCB credit cards for the Online Visa payment.

2. A proof of return ticket from Myanmar must be attached to the application.

3. A proof of hotel booking must be attached to the application. Tourists must stay in registered hotels, motels, inns, guest house and resort during your stay in Myanmar.

4. Travelers must have the following documents:

a. A certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 at least 14 days before arrival to Myanmar, with one of the following vaccines which has been approved by the Ministry of Health (MOH). Vaccine Certificate must be attached to the application. (The name of vaccine, country and date(s) of vaccination must be clearly stated in the certificate, along with the particulars of the travelers according to their passport.)

- CoronaVac (Sinovac Biotech Ltd.)၊

- AstraZeneca or Covishield (AstraZeneca & University of Oxford/SK Bioscience (Korea) /Siam BioScience/ Serum Institute of India (SII))၊

- Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine or Comirnaty (Pfizer Inc., & BioNTech)

- Janssen or Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson)

- Moderna (ModernaTX, Inc.)

- Sinopharm or COVILO or BIBP-CorV (Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co., Ltd)

- Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) (Gamaleya National Research Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology)

- Sputnik Light (Gamaleya National Research Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology)

- Covaxin by Bharat Biotech

- Myancopharm by Ministry of Industry, Myanmar

- Nuvaxovid (NVX-CoV2373) vaccine, Novavax Co.,Ltd

- COVOVAX (NVx-CoV2372), Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.၊

- CorBEvax TM, Biological E, Limited

(Children under 12 years old are exempted from this requirement, if they travel with fully vaccinated parent(s) or guardian(s). The name of vaccine, country and date(s) of vaccination must be clearly stated in English, along with the particulars of the travelers according to their passport.)

b. Inbound Travel Accident Insurance Policy with COVID-19 coverage purchased from Myanma Insurance. Insurance Certificate must be attached to the application. (Detailed information can be obtained at the Myanmar Insurance’s website and the insurance can be purchased online at

5. Travelers must present a printed copy of each document mentioned in the paragraph 1 to airline staffs upon check-in before boarding the aircraft destined for Myanmar as well as to the respective airport health authorities upon arrival to Myanmar.

6. Travelers must submit a Health Declaration Form to the respective airport health authorities upon arrival to Myanmar. (A legal action will be taken against a traveler, if he or she provides any incorrect information in the Health Declaration Form.)

7. Travelers shall be subject to a thermal screening and necessary health check to be conducted by the respective airport health authorities, upon arrival to Myanmar.

8. Travelers must undergo a COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) at the place designated by the Ministry of Health and airport authorities and must bear the cost of 15,000 MMK.

9. Travelers shall report to the respective health authorities if they have developed signs and symptoms of COVID-19 during their stay in Myanmar. (Contact details of the respective health departments can be obtained from the designated hotels.)

10. Travelers shall be immediately isolated and taken to a hospital or treatment center or hotel designated by the MOH as per health protocols, if they are found to be symptomatic of COVID-19 or they are tested positive for COVID-19 during the RDT test.

11. If the result is negative, travelers are allowed to go about their activities.

12. Travelers must strictly follow the instructions made by the respective health authorities. Any breach will result in legal action in accordance with the existing laws and procedures.

13. The stipulations are subject to change depending on the COVID-19 situation.

60 days or more prior to departure 5% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

30-59 days prior departure: 10% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

15-29 days prior to departure: 20% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

7-14 days prior to departure: 50% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

Within 6 days prior to departure: 90 % of the cost of the tour is forfeited

Child under 5 years old is = 50% Adult`s cost.. Sharing the same existing bed with parents

Child from 5 - 11 years old = 75% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents

Child from 12 - up = 100% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents

Triple room = 3 Persons sharing one room (01 Double Bed + 01 Single Bed)

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