Vietnam Rail Tour

15 day(s) 14 nights

Vietnam Rail Tour

Tour Overview

Myanmar/ Burma rail tour is a thrilling journey to afford scenic landscapes from south to north of the country. It offers great chances to explore the infamous sites like Death Railways, Goteik Viaduct as well countless dramatic rural sceneries. 

Tour Highlights

  • Journey to last capital of Burma Kingdom on rail
    See incredible sunrise through your train's window
  • Be thrilled by the awe-inspiring ride over the highest Viaduct
    and photograph the striking Shan State 
  • Wander through the British colonial architect in Mawlamyine
    Travel off beaten track to its surroundings
  • Taking a river journey on Salween River 
    Tour the highlighted attractions of Hpa An
  • Appreciate the mythical view of Bagan sacred plains

Travel Itinerary

15 day(s) 14 nights from Yangon
Welcome to Myanmar !
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our tour guide then transfer to your hotel. 
The remainder of the day is for your leisure, clearing the jetlag and soak up the vibrant city of Yangon. 
First dinner is organized with cultural show in Karaweik, one of the former palace in the city. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon / Meal : dinner
Your Yangon Full Day Tour kicks off with the unique circular train ride through which winds through different townlets in the suburbs of Yangon. There are chances to meet friendly commuter, hawkers and friendly locals.
When we terminus the ride, it is time to see the remarkable attractions of the city including Sule pagoda, China town, Indian open market and some iconic British Heritage buildings. 
This night, you will embark on the overnight train to head north arriving in Mandalay the next morning.

Accommodation: soft sleeper, 1st class train / Meal: breakfast, dinner
This morning, you will be picked up from the train station to check in your hotel. 
We commence uncovering the rich history of the Konbaung Dynasty with a visit to its royal palace which exhibit various artifacts and beautiful wood scuptures. Another site that plays important role in Mandalay life is the sacred Mahamuni Pagoda.
Sunset in Mandalay Hill - a perfect viewing point to capture Mandalay's panorama.

Accommodation : Hotel in Mandalay / Meal: breakfast
After breakfast, we leave the hotel for a boat ride upstream Irrawaddy River to see Mingun complex, one of the ancient capital during the time of Burma Kingdom. 
Mingun is home to the biggest world ringing bell, Pahtodawgyi pagoda and Hsibyume pagoda built by King Bagyidaw in 1816. 
In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive to Pyin Oo Lwin, voted as the best summer escape in north Myanmar by the locals. Free to experience the serene town of Pyin Oo Lwin.

Accommodation : Hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin / Meal: breakfast
The highlight of this day is the rail tour over the dramatic valley of Nawnghkio - the Gokteik Viaduct. This rail journey is mentioned in the famous book The Great Railway Bazaar written by Paul Theroux. The view is just so photogenic when you cross slowly on this viaduct.
As the train makes his way further into Shan State, you have more opportunities to appreciate the varied landscapes from rustic villages to untamed nature. 
Arriving in Hsipaw in the afternoon. Settle your stay.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hsipaw / Meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner

Service Inclusion

Service includes

  • Best sleeping berth on trains
  • English speaking tour guides
  • Private transfer with modern cars
  • Hotels rooms mentioned in the itinerary
  • Internal flight where applied
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat trips 
  • Entrance fees and zone fees
  • Water and tissues during the sightseeing time

Service excludes

  • International flights to Myanmar
  • Visa fee
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

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