Myanmar Travels and Tours
Customised tours, eco-tours for young people and international
The purpose of the
tour is to appreciate the flora, fauna and cultural heritage
of Myanmar not tainted by mass tourism. This is the scenic and
unpolluted Lake Inle where you see lotus and water hyacinth
flowers blossom to their optimal size and thrive as healthy
Lake Inle is in
Shan State, 880 metres above sea level. Although it is a
tourist destination, it has not been spoiled by mass tourism.
This travel is
meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, touring in a tranquil and
seeing the natural areas of Lake Inle in Myanmar in a leisured
manner. This is to allow travellers to know each other far
away from the concrete jungles of Singapore.
Not to visit as many towns as possible or go shopping for
inexpensive goods. This travel is time out and be one with
nature - crystal clear waters of Lake Inle, blue skies, blue
green mountains and golden sunset, breathing in unpolluted
fresh air. Friendly villagers. No high rises. Peace of mind
away from deadlines and the daily grindstones. Spend the night
in a 4-star hotel villa with spacious bathrooms, outdoor
shower and extremely beautiful waterfront views. Get pampered
and receive excellent service and food.
Yangon by Silk Air. (ETA 9.30 am). Yangon - Heho
Airport (ETA 5 pm). Heho-Myanmar Treasure Resorts Inle - (ETA
reception. Dinner in hotel. Relax and appreciate the star-lit
black skies and breathe in the cool fresh night air. No high
rises around and no traffic noise. Just tranquil silence to
refresh your mind.
Day 2 8am
9 am. Trekking starts from the hotel with trekking
guides. We travel up the hills and previous "tin mines" along
tracks used by the hill tribes. Meet and see lifestyle of the
hill tribes. View waterfall and power generation from
waterfall by hill tribes.
11.30 am - 12.30 pm
Lunch at the 100-year-old Forest Monastery. Meditation for 30
- 60 minutes or appreciate scenery. Elderly tourists can rest
here if they do not wish to continue trekking.
Trek continues after lunch. Total trekking hours will be
around 6-7 hours including 1-2 hours relaxation and rest on
6.30pm Dinner at View Point. See Lake Inle and rice
fields from View Point.
7.30pm Return to Hotel by boat.
5-6am Local Bird
Conservationist will accompany the group to watch birds.
8am Breakfast at Myanmar Treasure Resort Hotel.
am - Relaxing Lake Inle Boat Excursion. Sightseeing. Visit
floating farms (tomatoes, other vegetables and fruits). See
the native leg-paddling fishermen at work. Ask the boat
man to stop if you wish to take photographs of certain scenes.
1 pm -
Lunch near the Phaung Daw U Pagoda. Visit the Pagoda - one of
the 3 principal shrines in Myanmar. Houses five 12th century
3 pm - Visit to the Cat Jumping Monastery (160 years old)
and visit surrounding villages and the lotus weaving village.
5-6 pm. Local Bird Conservationist will accompany the
group to watch birds.
8 pm. Dinner at Myanmar Treasure Resort Hotel
Day 4 7am Breakfast at
Myanmar Treasure Resort Hotel. After breakfast,
visit boat jetty and nearby town area.
Then a drive to Heho Airport to catch a flight to Yangon.
Return to Singapore taking the afternoon flight by Silk Air.
Update of costs will be given during our meeting as much
depends on the date of travel to Myanmar. This tour package
with good food, transport and internal airline costs
(excluding Silk Air costs to and from Singapore) and an
upscale hotel stay may cost more than a less luxury hotel
The Myanmar Treasure Resort hotel is rated 4 star. The
guest room is 800 square feet. 220 square feet for
bathroom plus outside shower. The rest areas are Bedroom,
living room and veranda.
Please keep your notebooks, handphones and PDAs in Singapore.
They may not work in Lake Inle.
May weather. Temperature is around 32-38 degrees C.
Rainfall may be present for a short period of time or there
may not be rainfall.
Sep - Apr weather. Little rain. Best time to visit Lake
excellent picture-taking opportunities for amateur
A few pictures of a custom tour of Lake Inle (taken by Dr
Sing Kong Yuen, founder of
Design Travel Pte Ltd) during a tour in October
2008 are shown below.
Lotus plant fibres are used to make fabric. Such fabric
are more expensive than the others
spectacular sunset and feel the gentle waves of the
tranquil Lake Inle as your boat takes you back to the
Myanmar Treasure Resorts, Inle.
Dinner under the stars and moonlight under a black blanket
of sky for romantics and young at hearts. Live next to
nature. Far from the big crowded, harried and stressful
urban jungle of Singapore
Treasure Resorts, Inle is an upscale
villa hotel with spacious modern bedrooms and bathrooms.
It has open air showers and wooden floor boards in its
No noisy surroundings. Serene and tranquil surroundings
with lotus plants blossoming well. You deserve to pamper
yourself at room rates much lower than equivalent
luxurious hotel in Singapore.
tour helps to create income and jobs for the local communities
while you learn more about their culture. Flora, fauna and
cultural heritage of Lake Inle are the primary attractions of
ecotourism rather than shopping. Boat excursion tours on Lake
Inle and visit some floating farms e.g. tomato farms and the
Ecotourism Package Tour will be most enjoyable and memorable
for Singaporeans and people who simply love nature and
unpolluted environment whether they are younger and for older
couples who love walking and slow trekking. You will meet the
ethnic tribal people and learn more about their culture. The
trekking tour will not be strenuous. Not Mount Everest with
its harsh climate.
If you do not wish to trek 4-5 hours but prefer to go on
boating excursions, let us know.
The ecotourism is a special interest travel. It is
photography groups from schools/universities and parents who
want to create bonding with their children away from the well
developed shopping attraction destinations.
The Villagers of Myanmar to upgrade their standard of living.
Your ecotourism tour definitely helps to create income for the
local communities and help them earn a livelihood.
Boat Excursions in good weather. Blue skies. Green hills.
Clear lake waters. Friendly villagers and farmers of Lake
Lots of opportunities to take photos of the scenic boat
excursion of Lake Inle. Visit vegetable farms and do bird
watching. Bring your own binoculars. See lotus weaving
To get more info
about this tour or forthcoming tours or arrange your
personalised travel and tours to Myanmar, tel: 9668 6468,
Personalised tours to Bagan, Mount Poppa, Mandalay,
Yangon and various parts of Myanmar for travellers who want
comfort and good food, better luxury hotel accommodation and
services are available.
Want to scale
ice-mountain climbing in Myanmar? It is possible. To
make a booking or enquire further, tel: + 65 9668 6468, e-mail
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