Day 1: Arrive/meet in Rangoon. Transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. In Mandalay we visit the ancient cities of Ava and Mingun before riding alongside the Irawaddy to Bagan. We spend an incredible morning cycling amongst the thousands of pagodas, stupas, and temples that dominate a river valley, which was once the center of a great and deeply religious empire. From Bagan we ride to Mount Popa to visit the extraordinary hilltop temple, before riding into the cool Shan hills.
Day 2: Morning visit Mingun by boat. Afternoon warm-up ride to Mandalay Hill and back.
Day 3: Cycle to Myittha. Overnight Monastery.
Day 4: Cycle to Myingyan, transfer to Bagan.
Day 5: Tour the temples of Bagan archaeological park by bike. Overnight Bagan Hotel.
Day 6: Cycle to Popa. Stay at Popa Mountain Resort.
Day 7: Cycle to Meiktila.
Day 8: Cycle to Kalaw. Riding through the countryside, we will be greeted by a friendly people, who have had little contact with foreigners. In the mountains we will encounter a variety of tribal people, as well as enjoying the splendid colonial charm of Kalaw, where the officers of the Raj escaped the heat of the Burmese summer.
Day 9: Fee day or optional hike around this former hill station.
Day 10: Cycle to Pindaya. After an incredible ride through patchwork fields to see the caves of Pindaya, we arrive at Inle Lake.
Day 11: Cycle to Inle Lake.
Day 12: Morning boat tour of Inle Lake. Afternoon flight from Heho to Rangoon.
Day 13: Day free for sightseeing.
Day 14: The tour ends in Rangoon, or Yangon, where we visit the incomparable Shwedagon Pagoda. Morning free for shopping. Afternoon transfer to Airport for flight to Bangkok or elsewhere.
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