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14 Days Myanmar Golf & Culture Holiday Package

This 14 days Myanmar Golf & Culture Holiday Package is an excellent opportunity to combine a culutural visit to magical Burma and combine it with the best golf courses that Myanmar has to offer. You will stay in the very best hotels in each destination and be taken to the must see sightseeing attractions within each destinations. This fully guided and customizable Myanmar Golf Holiday is a truly unique way to experience this mystical country.

Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin – Inle Lake – Nyaung Shew – Yangon

Day 1: Arrival Yangon 
On arrival at Yangon airport in the morning meet your guide and transfer to the hotel.
Spiritual Shwedagon Pagoda – Half Day Tour
So what’s behind the golden façade of the Shwedagon Pagoda? During this interactive half day tour we take you through the back door and show you the full history of the pagoda, the daily life of all people living in the immediate surroundings of the pagoda and a deeper insight in the Buddhist religion and how the spiritual belief is mixed with the belief in nats – the Myanmar spirits. An intriguing half day tour starting from the bottom of the hill and passing the workshops, markets and monasteries which will be useful or even essential to understand more of the country during the rest of your journey. The tour includes offerings to monks and the pagoda, a visit to a fortune teller and a Burmese lunch.
Accommodation: Traders Hotel – Deluxe Room • Meals: none • Transport: private car

Day 2: Golf at Pun Hlaing Golf Club
Breakfast at the hotel
Golf at Pun Hlaing Golf Club – The Pun Hlaing Golf Club was established in 2000 and is located northwest part of Yangon, about 45 minutes drive from city center. Pun Hlaing Golf Club encompasses 18 holes championship golf course expertly designed by the renowned Gary Player, one of the world’s legendary golf players.
Accommodation: Traders Hotel – Deluxe Room • Meals: Breakfast, lunch • Transport: private car

Day 3: Yangon – Bagan
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Bagan.
Upon arrival Bagan, start orientation tour
This is Bagan! – Full Day Orientation Tour
A full day tour by car, with an experienced guide through Bagan will show you the best known temples of the area. We start the day climbing Buledi Pagoda to get a first (impressive) view over the whole area. From here the guide plans his way to some of the other amazing temples that have been here for hundreds of years. Places like the Ananda, Dhammayangyi, Sulamani, and Thatbyinnyu will certainly impress you. Lunch will be taken at a local restaurant and around 4pm we continue the tour by horse cart to Pyathada pagoda for sunset with some refreshing drinks served! Oh… we forgot to mention the best part of this tour; whenever you see a temple you like just ask you guide to stop to have a look at it – simply pick your own favourite temple.
Accommodation: Tharabar Gate Hotel – Deluxe Room • Meals: Breakfast, lunch • Transport: private car / flight

Day 4: Golf at Bagan Golf Course
Breakfast at the hotel
Golf at Bagan Golf Resort – The Bagan Golf course was established in 1996 and is located next to Amazing hotel at the back of the archaeological zone- and some of the holes play among the pagodas. Unlike other golf courses, it is located in the middle of the world-famous Bagan temples and pagodas. Surely is an oasis in the dry zone as the relaxing garden next to 11th century ruins and the Ayeyarwaddy river stretching out beyond. The 18 holes Bagan golf course wanders in between some of the ancient pagodas.
Accommodation: Tharabar Gate Hotel – Deluxe Room • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 5: Bagan – Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning transfer to airport & take the flight to Mandalay
Upon arrival to transfer to Pyin Oo Lwin, the former summer capital for the British colonial administration by private car.
Visit the botanical gardens in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) which was established in 1915.
You are expected to meet Mr Cameron at his antique shop at the Maymyo market (Gandamar land shop AA-5/6). A native from Pyin Oo Lwin who will show you around his home town by horse cart and tell you everything about the history of the colonial buildings in Pyin Oo Lwin. Mr Cameron and his colleagues are the experts on colonial antiquities in Pyin Oo Lwin and will bring you to places like the secret society building, the colonial Candacraig hotel, the former Japanese police station, the former swimming pool for the British, the old coffee factory, the church of England, the Governors house, the private house of Mr Burnet’s son (Mr Burnet used to be the famous chef at Candacraig Hotel) and a local colonial house where the residents are happy to tell their family’s history. During this 2.5 hour tour you will get to know the intimate side of the colonial history of this former British hill station.
Accommodation: Kandawgyi Hill Resort – Deluxe Garden View • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: Private car / flight

Day 6: Pyin Oo Lwin (Golf in Pyin Oo Lwin)
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning transfer to Golf club – This 18 holes course is considered to be one of the most popular courses in Myanmar. The weather is good at this hilly summer retreat; it gives the best playing condition in the country. 
Evening back to Mandalay by private car
Accommodation: Mandalay Hill – Deluxe Hill View • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 7: Mandalay
Breakfast at the hotel
Mandalay Orientation: Mahamuni & Amarapura half day sightseeing tour(preferable afternoon)
This tour is the perfect introduction to Mandalay. We start with the Mahamuni pagoda and have a look at this century’s old Buddha statue originating from Mrauk Oo. It is a very lively temple compound where men are sticking gold leaves to the Buddha statue. The Mahamuni is also an excellent place to shop around for the perfect Buddha statue (bronze or wood). Can’t find what you are looking for? Find a marble statue at the next stop which is the marble carving street. The old capital of Amarapura is a very quiet village nowadays where you only hear the sound of the weaving machines. We walk through the famous Mahagandayon monastery complex with hundreds of monks, visit one of the small weaving factories and walk over U-Bein Bridge and take a boat ride before heading back to your hotel.
The rest of the day car and guide are available for additional visits
Accommodation: Mandalay Hill – Deluxe Hill View • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 8: Mandalay (Golf in Mandalay)
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to Yaytagun Taung Golf club – The golf course is located about 25 minutes’ drive from downtown Mandalay. It is 18 – holes course of 6386 yards and design by Mandalay City Development Committee and opened in 1996. It is located at the foot of the Yay Dagon Taung (Water Fall Mountain)
Accommodation: Mandalay Hill – Deluxe Hill View • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 9: Mandalay – Heho – Kalaw (Golf in Kalaw)
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning transfer to airport and take the flight to Heho.
Upon arrival, drive to Kalaw, the former British hill station Kalaw has a bit of a colonial atmosphere with the old villas, churches and schools. The town is inhabited by Burmese, Nepali and Indian as well as several hill tribes like the Padaung and the Pa O. Kalaw is the starting point for rewarding treks.
Play golf at Kalaw golf course – The 18-hole golf course in Kalaw is one of the oldest ones in the country where golf is a popular sport. In the mountains, surrounded by pine trees at an attitude of more than 1100 meters above sea level a cool breeze in the morning makes the temperature perfect for a round of golf. During a half day excursion we bring you to the green to enjoy a relaxing game of golf with your friends.
Accommodation: Amara Resort – Deluxe Room • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: Private car

Day 10: Kalaw – Inle Lake
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to Inle Lake and start the following excursion:
A day on the lake! – Full Day Tour
Inle Lake in southern Shan State is a vast natural lake surrounded by traditional Shan villages. On the lake itself the Intha people have been living for many centuries in village built entirely on stilts on the lake. Today we will take you by private motorboat around the lake to discover the natural beauty of the lake, visit the floating gardens, hopefully see some of the famous leg rowers and have some tea at a local family’s house. On and around the lake traditional markets are held in different villages according to a 5-day rotating schedule and today we will take you to visit a colourful market, frequented by Shan and PaO people living nearby. We will certainly also visit a local cheroot factory (where the Burmese cigars are made), floating tomato gardens, Intha Heritage house where the Burmese cats are bred and if wanted we visit a weaving factory. We return to the hotel around 4 PM, in time for sunset.
Accommodation: View Point Lodge – Cottage • Meals: Breakfast, lunch • Transport: Private car / boat

Day 11: Inle Lake – Taunggyi (Golf at Aye Tharyar Golf Resort) 
Breakfast at the hotel
Golf at Aye Thar Yar Golf Resort – Drive to Ayetharyar golf resort, perfect set up amidst the Shan Plateau which was established in 1995. This course has a challenging per 72 with 7380 yards with perfect cut of Bhamuda grass with rather large greens.
Continue to the hotel in Nyaung Shwe
Accommodation: View Point Lodge – Cottage • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 12: Inle Lake – Nyaung Shwe (Biking)
Breakfast at the hotel
Nyaung Shwe and surrounding by bike & peddle boat – full day (from 09:30 till 15:30)
Nyaung Shwe is a very lively little town which used to be the home of the Shan prince of Nyaung Shwe (Mr Sao Shwe Thaike, who later became the first prime minister of Myanmar after independence). Nowadays the town’s market still functions as a busy trading centre for all surrounding villages. During this day excursion on a bicycle starting from the centre of Nyaung Shwe we visit the local Mingala market, bike through some gorgeous scenery to the ancient teak wooden Shwe Yan Pyay monastery with the oval windows and visit the former palace of the last Shan prince. We have a Shan lunch at the Viewpoint restaurant. In the afternoon we first going to peddle ourselves in small boats (2 persons per boat) through the small canals and floating gardens to see local life from the water and then continue to visit the picturesque pagoda near Nanthe village. We end the tour with a visit and some wine tasting of the excellent wines at the Red Mountain winery in Nyaung Shwe.
Total biking distance: around 8 km
Suitable for anybody with a normal health condition
Accommodation: View Point Lodge – Cottage • Meals: Breakfast, lunch • Transport: private car/bicycle

Day 13: Nyaung Shew – Heho – Yangon
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning transfer to airport and take the flight to Yangon
Upon arrival to Yangon, transfer to your hotel
Car & guide available for you to make your own excursion.
Accommodation: Traders Hotel – Deluxe Room • Meals: Breakfast • Transport: private car

Day 14: Yangon – Departure
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to airport and take your onward flight
Meals: Breakfast • Transport: Private car

Price per person (based on 2 persons travelling together) based on 4 star hotels: USD 3,545 per person

Golf Package Inclusions:

  • English speaking guide during sightseeing (different guide in each location)
  • Accommodation including breakfast at the hotels mentioned
  • Tour and transfers as indicated on the itinerary including entrance fees
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Sightseeing and excursion as mentioned including admission fees
  • Private boat for Inle Lake trips
  • Domestic flights
Golf Package Exclusions:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Any other fees
  • Visa
Speacial Package Features / Add-ons:

  • Fully customisable
  • Choose how many rounds of golf suits you
  • Amazing sightseeing options on non-golf days
  • 4 and 5 star accommodation options available
  • Discounts for group bookings

  • Traders Hotel – Yangon
  • Tharabar Gate Hotel – Bagan
  • Kandawgyi Hill Resort – Mandalay
  • Amara Resort – Kalaw
  • Viewpoint Eco Lodge – Nyaung Shwe

Customize this Myanmar Golf Holiday Package: