Tour downtown Yangon - the historic Post Office, Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument - and visit the famous Chauk Htat Gyi, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha, whose feet are carved with traditional symbols. Take photos of the picturesque Karaweik Hall royal floating barge and Shwedagon Pagoda, noted for its glittering gold stupa.
Take domestic flights to and fro Ngapali, a charming beach destination located on the Bay of Bengal, where you will enjoyyour leisurely days at the palm tree-lined Ngapali Beach. You can choose to relax and sunbathe, or for the more active, snorkel, surf or visit nearby fishing villages.
Day 1: Arrival in Yangon (No meal)
Yangon City Highlights
Upon arrival at Yangon airport, your tour guide will meet and welcome you. Start your downtown tour at the historic Post Office followed by Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and Independence Monument. Visit the famous Chauk Htat Gyi, home to a 70-meter long reclining Buddha, whose feet are carved with traditional symbols. Take photos at the picturesque Karaweik Hall royal floating barge. End your day with an amazing sunset view at Shwedagon Pagoda, noted for its glittering gold stupa.
Day 2: Yangon – Ngapali (Breakfast)
Fly to Ngapali
Take a morning domestic flight to Ngapali and transfer to Ngapali Beach. Located on the Bay of Bengal, Ngapali Beach is charming with white sand, palm tree-lined coast and fishing villages. Relax on the beach or for the more active, enjoy various sports such as snorkeling, surfing or cycling at your own expense.
Day 3: Ngapali (Breakfast)
Have a leisurely day on the beach where you can sunbathe, swim and have a stroll, or visit nearby fishing villages by bicycle or boat.
Day 4: Ngapali – Departure from Yangon (Breakfast)
Back to Yangon
Afternoon domestic flight to Yangon airport and connect for homebound flight.
Most of Myanmar has a tropical monsoon climate. Yangon’s average annual temperature is 27.3 °C, while the average annual rainfall is 2378 mm.Ngapali’s average annual temperature is 26.7 °C, while the average annual rainfall is 4470 mm.
The seasons in Myanmar are as follow:
- Cool – November to February are the best months to visit because rain is unlikely in Yangon and it is the least humid time of the year when air is warm and the clearest. Since this is the most comfortable time to visit, it is also the peak tourist season.
- Hot – March to May are months that most of the country is intensely hot. Rain is also unlikely in Yangon. Most of Myanmar can be dusty and hazy, hindering scenic views.
- Rainy – June to October are monsoon months with high rainfall. Yangon and Ngapali experience long and constant rainfall from June to August. Rain is less intense in September and October.