Complete View Of Myanmar Natural Elephant Tour 8 Days
This is a combination tour of visiting architectures and bird-watching, during 8 days, very suitable for one week holiday in Myanmar. From the famous destinations to rural market and villages with no reputation, we are offering a tour which supply a complete view of nature and people’s life in Myanmar. During the tour, you have a chance to come to Elephants Camp, and other places that bring you a different feeling due to its unique views. Modern views mixing with ancient architecture along the tour, make a memorable holiday in a sacred country
Activities: Drive to Bago, visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Market, KhaKhatWain Monastery, continue to Moeyungyi
In the morning, we start the tour by driving during about one and a half hour to Bago. At first, we come to Kyaik Pun Pagoda for visiting four giant Buddha Images sitting back to back against a massive brick pillar and facing the four cardinal points of the compass. Then, reach to Bago Market for watch the local life. It is very excited thanks to varieties of vegetables and other kinds of viand, flowers, and common goods. KhaKhatWain Monastery is the next destination which is famous for a long line of hundreds of monk, before 11 o’clock,line up silently and slowly, receive their meal and make their way into the communal dining room for lunch.
In the afternoon, we come to Moeyungyi Wetlands & Resort, which is considered as a paradise for bird-watching. With an areas of 100 square kilometers of wetlands, it can be compared with a wonderful house of about 75 species of bird, including: Little Cormorant, Grey and Purple Herons, Indian Pond-Heron, Asian Openbill, Black-headed Ibis, Garganey, Lesser Whistling duck, Pied Harrier, Western and Eastern Marsh-Harriers, etc., some of them is difficult to be found in other places. At the late afternoon, we take the rest and dinner at a simple resort, and also stay overnight here.
Included: Tour guide, ground transportation, boat ride on Moeyungyi, welcome Dinner, hotel on boat in Moeyungyi.
Activities: Bird watching in the morning, afternoon drive to Taungoo
We spend all time in the morning on exploring the natural beauty and wonders of the wetlands in second bird-watching areas. There are so many species of bird so that you cannot remember their names such as Oriental Darter, Spot-billed Pelican, Cinnamon Bittern, Painted Stork, Wooly-necked Stork, Lesser Adjutant, Pallas’s Fish-Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Sarus Crane, and Water-cock. But you will be attracted so that you do not want to leave due to the sightseeing and great environment. After lunch and rest, come to Taungoo with some stops on the way at the local villages for knowledge about the rural daily life and. After about 5 hours, we reach Taungoo and check in at a hotel, have dinner and stay overnight.
Included: Breakfast, bird watching fee, tour guide, ground transportation, hotel in Taungoo
Activities: Visit local market, visit the Cheroot factory, and observe the potters by their traditional work and late afternoon visit the Shwesandaw Pagoda
In the morning, visit local market after breakfast, and then come to Cheroot factory and watch potters in the daily work. Do not have the bustling views as Yangon, Taungoo attracts tourists by the ancient air and Shwesandaw Pagoda. As the capital during 155 years from 1510 – in the Taungoo Dynasty, the city is now has no track of ancient empire, but it is remains an important pilgrimage site for Buddhist devotees who flock regularly to Shwesandaw Pagoda. Exploring this city with the driving trip on the roads, come to downtown areas, visit local market and Cheroot factory. Overnight in Taungoo.
Included: Breakfast, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Taungoo
Activities: Drive to the Elephant Camp, visit Karen village
In the morning, after breakfast as usual, we drive to the Elephant Camp and watch Elephants work. It will take about three hours on the way, therefore, we have to start at early morning and once we arrive at here, you will be excited with the watching of the locals wash Elephants in the streams before they play ball in the sand. The elephants are gentle and laborious. You may be ride one of them, and take some photographs. After lunch at the Elephant Camp, we continue our tour by driving about 4 hours to Karen village. Come to here, we have dinner in a local house and stay overnight.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, local house in Karen village
Activities: Study old Karen tradition, drive to Pyay in the afternoon
In the morning, there is no more activities than take some knowledge of local life, and how they can survive in the jungle. Of course, it is completely comfortable and exciting for you. The Karen people are an ethnic group with the diverse culture and linguistics. Because about one hundred and fifty years ago Christian missionaries started working with the Karen and now about 15% of Karen people are Christians. Most Karen Christians are Baptist but some are Anglican, Catholic, or Seventh Day Adventist. Learn about one ethnic group’s culture is always interesting, whether you are cultural researcher or not. After lunch, we drive in about 4 hours to Pyay or called Prome which located on the steep bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. When you arrive, it may be at the late afternoon and you will transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, tour guide, ground transportation, hotel in Pyay
Activities: Visit Shwe San Daw Pagoda, ancient capital of Pyu Dynasty Srikresttra, Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda, Be Be Pagoda, PayaGyi (Big Pagoda)
In the morning, we visit the downtown and market area for sightseeing and other purposes such as fresh air, relax. After that, we come to a Pagoda which is known as a hair relic Pagoda and the combination of Burmese and Mon architecture – Shwe San Daw Pagoda. It is a famous tour point in Pyay, besides the ancient capital of Pyu Dynasty Srikresttra which we visit in the afternoon. You can easy to find in this ancient capital some oldest pagodas in Myanmar and a small museum in which, cultural and architectural development of Pyu people are showed. Otherwise, the special thing in this day we bring to tourists is a trip on an oxcart coming and visiting Baw BawGyi Pagoda – a pagoda built in 5th century AD in the cylindrical shape. The last destination in this day is PayaGyi (Big Pagoda) before have dinner in a hotel and stay overnight here.
Included: Breakfast, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Pyay
Activities: Drive back to Yangon
After breakfast and a rest, we start a trip come back to Yangon by car. It is a long trip due to the long distance and therefore, we have a stop in ShweDaung, visit Shwe Nat Taung Pagoda and the Buddha with the golden spectacles. Lunch are offered on the way because as schedule, we will reach to Yangonat the late afternoon. Sometimes, we also offer some stops for sightseeing and taking photographs. Once we arrive at Yangon, check in at your hotel and have a dinner and happy night.
Included: Breakfast, tour guide, ground transportation, entrance fee, hotel in Yangon
Activities: Departure date
Free until transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.
Included: Breakfast, tour guide, airport transfer.
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!
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..
Artfully Designed Set Departures
Our Small Group Trips to Asia are set departures that you join in. Our superb itineraries combine world-famous highlights with hidden jewels. If you enjoy the company of like-minded travelers, and a maximum of 15 travelers (usually fewer), we offer the definitive small group travel in Asia and the Pacific.
Our Small Group Trips to Asia Feature:
- Join-in scheduled departures
- A set itinerary, artfully conceived down to the finest detail
- The best, most sought-after Tour Leaders in our region of the world—university-educated professionals and experts with local connections
- Luxury and boutique hotels wherever possible
- A maximum of 15 travelers—usually fewer—for an intimate experience
- Single travelers warmly welcomed
- Most meals, delicious cuisine
- Comprehensive inclusions and insurance
Learn about our progressive Join Group for solo travelers joining our Small Group Trips.
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.
LOWER BUDGET THAN THIS?
Budget lower than $(this price) in per person?
We surely can help
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:
ABOUT $(This Price) in PER PERSON
How our prices work:
HIGHER BUDGET THAN THIS?
Budget higher than $(This Price) in per person?
Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
If you want to stay longer…
There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.
How our prices work:
Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Bed & breakfast in double sharing room
Lunch (L) and dinner (D) as mentioned in our itinerary
Local guide throughout the tour
Air-con car/van/bus throughout the tour
For the drive from Taunggo to Pyay: hilux (pick-up) for standard and superior category and four-wheel drive for the first class category
2 bird watching tours as mentioned in our itinerary
Entrance fees as indicated in our itinerary
Drinking water and refreshment tissues during the sightseeing
International air fare to/from Yangon
Intl. airport tax of US$ 10 per person
Compulsory dinner for Christmas & New Year
Lunch & dinners not mentioned in our itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out
Personal expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry service, ect
Porter fees at the hotels
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.
Read before traveling in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar or country around
Share with others
Thank you for visiting our FAQs pages. Here are the most common questions asked by our travelers. Please follow the links to get the answers or type your questions in the search bar. If you cannot find your answers, please send us your questions via email or on our Travelo Vietnam website. We will email you back with your answer, and update it on our website for other travelers.
1 – Knowledge Bike
2 – Travel FAQs
5 – Indochina Visa
6 – During Tour
After all of our tours we ask every traveler to review their holidays so that we may publish their testimonials on our website to help potential customers decide on Travelo Vietnam for their holidays to Indochina.
It is important for other travelers to hear the honest opinions from our past clients. We do not alter or edit what has been said. We do however, remove the emails, for privacy protection.
Refine Your Search