Try to count the numerous pagodas of the Bagan Plain
Learn some new techniques from the leg rowing fishermen
Cycle the back roads with a different crowd
Check out Myanmar's sunscreen secret - Thanaka

Discover Myanmar from Inle to Bagan

Duration
8 days
Site savings
$47
From
$2,303 USD

Explore the enchanting Inle Lake by bike and boat, then pedal your way through the scenic countryside as you ride from the Shan Hills to Bagan, home to a mind boggling collection of pagodas and a relaxed atmosphere. This trip runs Yangon to Bagan.

  • Category
    Adventurous
  • Destination
    Myanmar
  • Duration
    8 days
  • Culture Level
    Adventurous
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Hilly
  • Distance
    189.5 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    31.1 miles
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Participate in an extraordinary adventure, discovering the mysterious destination of Myanmar, its ancient and astonishing landscape and mingling of cultures. Starting off at the beautiful, vast and fascinating Inle lake, with its floating villages and gardens, you will learn more about the local Intha people and their remarkable way of life. From the famous leg-rowing fisherman to communities practising traditional silk-weaving and the distinct stilt house neighbourhoods, living an entirely water-based life, Inle Lake is an essential stop in this captivating region.


Myanmar has recently opened up to visitors and so is still a relatively new destination for travellers, adding to its intrigue. This 8-day tour takes in the incredible pagodas and temples of Bagan, an ancient archaeological site with litreally thousands of monuments, in differing states of preservation. You will also ride through amazingly diverse countryside, getting completely off the beaten track and meeting curious locals in remote and spectacular surrounds. Other highlights include an engaging visit to an elephant sanctuary, exploring the Golden Cave of Pindaya and experiencing the delights of this charming and enchanting nation by bike.

Peak Season Surcharge
For tours commencing from Dec 23 to Jan 3 there is a peak season surcharge of 7% on the tour price due to hotel rate increases at these times of year.

Please also note that the tour operator is very flexible with regards to departure dates so do contact us if the stated dates don't quite suit your plans. Additionally, they offer extremely competitive pricing for private tours so do get in touch if you might be interested in this option.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Local English speaking cycling leader/guide.
  • Water, snacks and fresh fruit while cycling.
  • Vehicle support while cycling.
  • Admission fees where applicable as indicated on the tour itinerary
  • Charter Boat trip or Boat tickets within the tour itinerary.
  • Domestic air ticket within the tour itinerary.
  • All transfers by van or auto within the tour itinerary
  • Majority of meals are included
  • Clean and comfortable accommodations
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour.
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • Country entry visa (if required)
  • International air tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks at meals other than water.
  • Tips for local tour crews.

Equipment Options

Bike Rental
Merida or GT Mountain Bike
Top quality, well maintained Merida or GT mountain bikes in a full range of sizes are included in your tour, fitted with hybrid tires for touring. Handlebar bags for your personal possessions are also provided.
Free
Bring Your Own Bike
Free