Exclusive Honeymoon Trip in Myanmar

The critical pre-requisite of a honeymoon destination is of course romance. Myanmar Diaries have put together an exclusive Myanmar honeymoon tour which offers newlyweds the chance to spend the start of their married lives together in romantic bliss. With Myanmar offering such a diverse range of holiday options however, you do not have to follow our itinerary, feel free to pick and chose from the vast array of destinations and activities we can offer and together we will build your perfect honeymoon. If you wish, we can even arrange for your wedding ceremony to take place in Myanmar – perhaps a Buddhist marriage service at the dreamy and stunningly beautiful Inle Lake? We can provide everything from traditional Shan wedding gowns to makeup and hair dressing. Whatever you decide, you can be assured that your time in Myanmar will be a joyous celebration of the start of your lives together.

***Price per person in First Class Hotels

Day 1

Yangon DowntownArrival in Yangon

Mingalabar and welcome to Myanmar! Your first stop on your exclusive honeymoon tour in Myanmar is Yangon, the former capital city. Yangon’s colonial charm is simply alluring and your visit will commence with a walking tour of downtown’s most famous buildings and monuments. It is a great introduction to the spiritual, cultural and historical sides of the city.

Overnight stay in Yangon.


Day 2

Yangon Shwedagon PagodaExplore Yangon

Enjoy a leisurely start to the morning before meeting your guide for today’s excursion. First cross the Yangon river to Dhala, a sleepy town filled with palm trees and quiet laneways where you will get a taste of local Myanmar life. Return to the city centre and visit the massive reclining Buddha at Kyauktatgyi Pagoda and Kandawgyi Park’s glittering Royal Barge. After a relaxing tea break, head to Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar’s most holy site, to watch cast its setting rays over the gilded stupa.

Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 3

Bagan River SandbankFrom Yangon to the Temple Fields of Bagan

The next destination on your honeymoon is the awe-inspiring town of Bagan. Located on the Ayeyarwaddy River, Bagan is filled with more than 4000 religious monuments dating from the 9th to 14th centuries. Spend the morning exploring, stopping at famous monuments and climbing to the top of an elevated temple for a panoramic view. A special evening is in store with a private cruise along the river followed by a romantic, candle-lit dinner on a sandbank- an unforgettable memory of your stay in Myanmar.

Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 4

Bagan Temple PlainBagan – The Living Museum

Continue exploring Bagan and its many wonders today. At mid-morning partake in the beautiful, solemn Buddhist ceremony of donating food offerings. You will receive a special blessing from the monks, wishing you health and happiness for your life together. You will also have the chance to see the production of traditional lacquerware before taking a horsecart ride past more remarkable sites. A special sunset with local snacks is the perfect way to end your stay in Bagan.

Overnight stay in Bagan.

Day 5

Kalaw Elephant CampElephant Camp and the Former Hill Station Kalaw

Travel to the Shan State this morning for a chance to explore the natural beauty of Myanmar. Take a trek to a remote Elephant Rescue project where you will see former logging elephants in their natural habitat- unchained and free to roam. The guides and mahouts are deeply passionate about conservation and will teach you about the indigenous flora and fauna and discuss environmental issues. After lunch at the camp travel to the former hill station of Kalaw, where you will spend the night.

Overnight stay in Kalaw.

Day 6

Inle Lake FishermanFrom Kalaw to the One-Leg Rowers of Inle Lake

After a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, make your way to Nyaung Shwe, a small town of narrow streets dotted with temples, monasteries and tea shops. Then you will board a private motorboat and begin heading out onto Inle Lake, one of Myanmar’s most spectacular and breathtaking sights. Along the way you will pass several villages that are built on stilts over the lake, which are inhabited by the local Intha people. Visit sites such as Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery and Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake’s most important pagoda, as well as local cottage industries.

Overnight stay in Inle Lake.

Day 7

Inle Lake IndeinIndein  – In the Footsteps of Aloung Sithou

Awake early this morning for a romantic sunrise on the lake, with tea and coffee served in the middle of the calm, quiet waters. Return to your hotel for breakfast then resume sightseeing to the remote edge of the lake where the village of Indein lies. Climb to the top of Indein Pagoda complex to see great views over the lake and the hundreads of small stupas which dot the hill. Continue exploring the lake, stopping at local villages or shops if you wish, before returning to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight stay on Inle Lake.

Day 8

Yangon Sule PagodaFrom Inle Lake back to Yangon

Return to Yangon this morning by flight for your final day in Myanmar. There is time for last minute shopping or additional sightseeing however the afternoon is set aside for a special farewell. You’ll visit a well-known Myanmar astrologer, something that every Burmese couple does at least once in their life, to find out about your future. Astrology plays an important role in Myanmar culture and is a reading provides a fascinating look in to the traditional belief- as well as a fun vision in to your future! A lavish dinner at Yangon’s top table caps off your memoralbe holiday here in Myanmar.

Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 9

Nuns in YangonSee You Soon in Myanmar – Departure

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel.

Depending on your flight schedule it’s time to bid farewell from this amazing country. The day is at your leisure to do as you please until your international departure flight. (car and guide at disposal until departure flight).


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  • Price per person in First Class Hotels
  • Accommodation on shared twin room basis with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Activities and sightseeing as mentioned in the program
  • Local English speaking station guides (different guides in each destination – one guide per town)
  • Ground transportation with air conditioned vehicle (where available) with drivers on touring days
  • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in the program (except camera fees)
  • High tea at Acacia Tea Salon
  • Ferry and trishaw in Dhala
  • Victorian style horse cart followed by high tea from a temple terrace in Bagan
  • Boat tour on the Irrawaddy and sandbank dinner in Bagan (includes dinner as well as free flow drinks – water, soft drinks and beer – for 2 hours and harp player)
  • Private motorized boat on Inle Lake
  • Meeting with a famous fortune teller in Yangon
  • Farewell dinner at Le Planteur (Full A La Carte)
  • 1 bottle of water and refreshing towels on touring days
  • Welcome gift on first day (Laquerware box and bottle of wine)
  • International airfare
  • Domestic airfares with either Air Bagan, Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways, Asian Wings, Golden Myanmar Airways or Air KBZ (please refer to the airfare table)
  • Visa fee for Myanmar
  • Tour options (quoted separately)
  • Transfer for dinners if meals are not included in the itinerary.
  • Drinks during meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, laundry etc.)
  • Peak season surcharges (Myanmar Water Festival, Christmas, New Year, etc.)
  • Christmas and New Year compulsory dinner supplement (TBA at time of booking)
  • Early check in and late check-out from hotel
  • Tips for guides, driver and other suppliers
  • Any other services/items not mentioned in inclusions

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