Romantic Getaway For Couples: A 10-Day Myanmar Itinerary

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Jan 10,2023

This unique 10-day itinerary includes the classic romantic experiences from spa indulgence, champagne brunch, sunset cruises and horse-drawn carriages, floating gardens to ceremonial blessings abound. With poetic landscapes Myanmar's extraordinary mystique and charm is perfect to celebrate the best of the country for two.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the colonial beauty of Yangon
  • Enjoy a hot air balloon ride in Bagan
  • Experience horse and carriage ride through the temples of Bagan
  • Lounge along the shores of Inle Lake
  • Embark on romantic boat journeys to floating gardens
  • Cruise the iconic Irrawaddy River
  • Discover the quaint hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Enjoy a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony

A tour at a glance

Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon Relaxing Massages at Myanmar's Top Spa


Welcome to the vibrant city of Yangon! Upon arrival, meet your private guide at the airport who will transfer you to one of the best Colonial-era hotel. In the evening, get a private transfer to the outskirts of the city and enjoy a luxurious three-hour couple's spa therapy at  Myanmar's leading spa. Have a lavish dinner at a gourmet restaurant before returning to your hotel.  

Day 2: Yangon walking tour


Go on a walking tour of the colonial neighborhood with your private guide. Admire the colonial architecture on Pansodan Street; see Yangon City Hall, the High Court, the old post office and the Customs House; and browse through the handicrafts at the Hla Day store. Return to your hotel and relish a colonial-style high tea. In the evening, take a hour flight to Bagan and get a private transfer to your hotel, where you will have state of the art dinner and rest. 

Day 3: Bagan Horse and Carriage Tour of Bagan's Iconic Temples


Your private guide will take you on a horse and carriage ride past several temples. First visit the Ananda temple and see its towering Buddha images. Then, witness the development of Bagan architecture at the Byin Nyu Temple. Roam across the Central Plains to explore the grandeur of various ancient dynasties. Then, visit the Tranquil temple for the iconic sunset over Bagan view.

Day 4: Bagan Hot Air Balloon Journey


Start off your morning adventure floating above the trees and temples with your private pilot, who will teach you about the history of Bagan. When you touch down, enjoy a glass of champagne in the quiet landscape for an iconic romantic experience in the country. Return to the hotel for brunch. Then, visit the most impressive and archaeologically important temples of the 11th to 13th-centuries. Have a royal dinner at resort in Bagan before returning to the hotel. 

Day 5: Bagan to Mandalay Romantic Cruising Along the Irrawaddy


Hop on a private luxury cruise from Bagan. En route to Mandalay, find the eclectic traces of local life as monks wander barefoot to spiraling pagodas, women wash vibrant cloth in the shallows, children splash and ox carts rumble across the sand in Irrawaddy. On arrival, get a private transfer to a decadent honeymoon suite at Mandalay Hill that offers sublime sunset views. 

Day 6: Mandalay Myanmar's Ancient Capitals


On a full-day tour from Mandalay to three of Myanmar's former capitals, you'll walk in the footsteps of old Burmese nobility, with a private guide to offer local history and context. Inwa's centuries-old ruins will be explored by horse cart, followed by Sagaing's gleaming white and gold pagodas and traditional Myanmar cuisine at the summit of Sagaing Hill. Finish the day with a stunning sunset at Amarapura, where the teakwood U Bein Bridge is one of Myanmar's most recognisable landmarks. Enjoy a gourmet dinner before heading to your hotel. 

Day 7: Pyin Oo Lwin


Your private guide will drive you an hour and thirty minutes to Pyin Oo Lwin. Visit the Peik Chin Myaung Cave, Pwe Kauk 3 Step Waterfall, and Kandawgyi National Park with blossoming seasonal Tulips. Taste the local fruits, followed by a traditional lunch at Pyin Oo Lwin market. Then, take a regal horse and carriage ride along the finest colonial lanes to find strawberry patches beneath the faded facade of the early 19th-century. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 8: Heho to Inle Lake Luxury and Tranquility Along the Water


Board a one hour thirty minutes flight to Heho. Get a private transfer to Inle lake, in a dreamy lakeside hotel with the distant silhouettes of fishermen and the serene cascade of surrounding hills. Explore the rural life of tiny villages scattered across the landscape. Head along the canals to a ancient temple. Then, visit a fabled fortune teller and listen to the narratives of what's to come; this one usually starts as a bit of fun, but there is an eerie resonance as the teller starts elucidating things he couldn't possibly know. Return to a scrumptious dinner at your hotel. 

Day 9: Inle Lake Relaxed Boat Trip


Inle Lake witness how the leg-rowing fishermen cast their nets in unison, flower gardens float, local markets radiate color and charm, and pagodas rise silently in the heart of the lake as narrow channels lead past the stilt houses of blacksmiths and weavers. After lunch, embark on a boat trip with your private guide. Stop at the vineyard slopes along the eastern shore, where you can sample your way through Myanmar's only wine. Enjoy the postcard views with the enchanting lake filling every angle. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 10: Heho to Yangon Departure


You will be transferred to Heho Airport for a domestic flight back to Yangon for connection with your international departure.

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