Essential Burma tour (by bus) :

Essential Burma tour (by bus) is designed for those who are traveling on a low budget. Public VIP buses in Myanmar are a very good alternative to rather expensive domestic flights. Comfortable seats with reclining back and a footrest, complimentary bottled water, air-conditioning, free covers, excellent service on board and a very reasonable price – all this is about public VIP buses. Essential Burma tour in its affordable version from Radiant Tours & Travels – your unmissible chance to discover mystic, lively, spiritual, colorful, hospitable and magical Myanmar!


Summary of the tour :

Duration : 10 days / 9 nights

Best time for visits : all year round

Itinerary : Yangon – Mandalay – Amarapura – Mingun – Bagan – Mountain Popa – Inle lake – Pindaya cave – Yangon

Basic hotels :

3 star hotels

4 star hotels

5 star hotels


Hotel H Valley

Jasmine Palace

Sedona Hotel


Sky Palace

Myanmar Treasure Resort

Aureum Palace Hotel&Resort


Hotel Nova

Hotel Hazel

Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort

Inle lake Inle Apex Nyaung Shwe

Amazing Nyaung Shwe

Pristine Lotus Resort & Spa


Package includes:

  • Accommodation  (double/twin room shared room)
  • Breakfast in the hotels
  • All transfers and transportation by private a/c car
  • Public VIP bus tickets (Yangon-Mandalay, Mandalay-Bagan, Bagan-Inle, Inle-Yangon)
  • All entrance and zone fees, according to the program
  • Private boat tour to Mingun
  • Private boat tour around the Inle lake
  • English-speaking guide services (French/Russian/German/Spanish/Chinese/Japanese-speaking guides on supplement and on request)
  • Assistance of the Radiant Tours & Travels team 24h/24, 7d/7


Package does not include:

  • International flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Visa fees
  • Optional visits and services not mentioned in the program
  • Compulsory surcharges for Christmas, New Year and Myanmar Water Festival (April) depending on the hotels
  • Photo- and video camera fees
  • Tips and personal expenses


Contacts for details and booking :,


Day 1 : Arrival to Yangon. Meeting with the guide and half-day city tour in Yangon. Free evening and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 : Full day sigh seeing in Yangon. In the evening - transfer to the bus station for the night VIP bus to Mandalay. Overnight on board of the bus.

Day 3 : Early morning arrival to Mandalay. Transfer to the hotel. Breakfast. Full day sigh seeing in Mandalay and Amarapura. Free evening and overnight in Mandalay.

Day 4 : In the morning - boat tour to Mingun. In the afternoon - public VIP bus to Bagan. Evening arrival and overnight in Bagan.

Day 5 : Full day sigh seeing in Bagan. Free evening and overnight in Bagan.

Day 6 : One day return tour to the Mountain Popa (visits of the monastery Taung Kalat and Mountain Popa National park). Free evening and overnight in Bagan.

Day 7 :  Transfer from Bagan to Nyaung Shwe (the Inle lake) by public VIP bus. Free evening and overnight in the Inle lake.

Day 8 :  Full day boat tour around the Inle lake. Free evening and overnight in Inle.

Day 9 : Half-day return trip to the Pindaya cave. Visit of the Shan Umbrella workshop on the way. In the late afternoon - return to Nyaung Shwe. Night bus to Yangon

Day 10 :  Early morning arrival to Yangon. Transfer to the airport. End of the services

Available departures

Prices are valid until 31/03/2020, EXCEPT FOR CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR and MYANMAR WATER FESTIVAL HOLIDAYS (April). Prices presented on the website are based on 2 persons traveling, double/twin sharing in 3 star hotels. Website prices are for your information only and are subject to change. Final price will be confirmed by our consultants upon request. If you are traveling with children, please, contact our team in order to get children's price. Hotels' list is for your information only and subject to change depending on availability. If you are traveling during Christmas, New Year or Myanmar Water Festival (April), surcharges could apply. All our tours are fully customized. Please, contact our team for more information at or
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