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Myanmar (Burma) - Bagan and Beyond - Cycling Holiday


  • Shwedagon Pagoda and the colonial charm of Yangon
  • Exploring idyllic Inle Lake by boat
  • The Caves of Pindaya and tales of heroic Princes
  • Mandalay, Mingun and sunset at U Bein Bridge
  • The hill tribes and beautiful scenery of Shan State
  • Discovering breathtaking Bagan by bike

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Departure    
2 Arrival Day: Yangon Non Cycling Day  
3 Yangon - Heho - Inle Lake - Nyaung Shwe 21 Miles / 34 Kms Approx. B L  
4 Nyaung Shwe - Kyauk Taing - Inle Lake (Boat Journey) 25 Miles / 40 Kms Approx. B L  
5 Nyaung Shwe - Kalaw 30 Miles / 48 Kms Approx. B L  
6 Kalaw - Pindaya 40 Miles / 65 Kms Approx. B L  
7 Pindaya – Ywar Ngan – Mandalay 37 Miles - 62 Miles / 60 -100 Kms Approx. B L  
8 Mandalay – Mingun - U Bein Bridge 30 Miles / 49 Kms Approx. B L  
9 Mandalay – Chaung U - Monywa 11 Miles / 18 Kms Approx. B L  
10 Monywa - Bagan 31 Miles / 50 Kms Approx. B L  
11 Highlights of Bagan 38 Miles / 62 Kms B L  
12 Bagan 37 Miles / 60 Kms Approx. B L  
13 Bagan - Yangon Non Cycling Day B L  
14 Departure   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Trip Information

A cycling vacation to Myanmar (Burma), that will stir the senses and inspire the imagination. Our cycling tour begins in the beautiful hills of Shan State, with its impressive Inle Lake the focal point of our initial forays. It’s here we also take a lovely boat journey amongst the floating islands and gardens of the lake that are frequented by the Intha oarsmen.
The crisp cool air of the hill station of Kalaw is next on the agenda, before Pindaya amazes us with its ancient tales and Golden Cave Buddhas. From here the scenery changes, as bamboo and eucalyptus forests give way to cotton fields and mango plantations that line our way to Mandalay.
There’s lots to see here and during our rides we’ll visit a village specializing in traditional fan making, Mingun with its impressive stupa and giant bell and also take in the sunset at the impressive U Bein Bridge.
Back on the bikes for Bodhi Tataung for the world’s tallest Buddha, before our journey fittingly ends at Bagan. Dating back to the 11th Century Bagan bursts with amazing historic and religious sites and we’ll visit the best of them by bike.
The final day of our Myanmar biking vacation sees us cycling to Mount Popa, where after a lovely day of cycling we climb (on foot) the 800 steps to its pagoda to celebrate our achievements. Back in Yangon there will be lots of time to wander around the Old Quarter, check-out its must see sights and shop to our heart’s content at the bustling Bogyoke Market.

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Last Updated: 27/02/2019