Myanmar, with its magnificent surroundings and beautiful landscapes, is absolutely one of the most unique countries for cycling. Myanmar bike adventure tour is designed to experience the country, its culture, religion, and the people along the way to explore every tour-attraction-avenue in the country. From the chilly Shan Hills to the central plain Mandalay, descend down the splendid colonial charms of Pyinoolwin, riding along the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, crossing through the desert-like terrain with rolling hills of the Popa Mountain Range, and cycling amongst the thousands of temples in Bagan, visitors will find a real taste for their passion of outdoors and enjoying it on a bike. It is a flawless tour, a combination of colorful countryside with glorious ancient Myanmar capitals.
Day 1 Yangon Arrival ( D )
Arrive in Yangon where you will be welcomed by your local English tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Free and have welcome dinner at the best local restaurant in Yangon.
Biking distance: none
Day 2 Yangon City Tour ( B , L )
After Breakfast, English speaking guide will take you to visit the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda of Rudyard Kipling fame and one of Myanmar’s most sacred places. The massive bell-shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and topaz – a stunning sight as the sun sets and a most fitting place to begin our trip in this “Golden Land”. Local Market, National Museum. Back to the hotel. O / N in Yangon.
Biking distance: none
Day 3 Yangon – Mandalay by flight ( B ,L , D )
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Mandalay, the city of bicycles. Start biking from the airport after assembling. The supported pick-up will be waiting for you and following you on the way to the hotel. Recommend to bike until you get near the city. And then you will be transferred to the Hotel. Bike to some highlights in Mandalay such as Mahamuni Temple, craft shops, and sunset at Mandalay Hill. Overnight at Mandalay City Hotel.
Biking distance: 35 Km
Day 4 Mandalay – Amarapura – Mandalay by boat + bike ( B ,L ,D)
After breakfast, bike to the jetty. Cross the Ayeyarwaddy River by a private boat (45 minutes). Visit Mingun, an exclusive village and asylum for KING BADON whose dedications are of today-tourist-site. Things to see are unfinished and semi-ruined Pathodawgyi Pagoda, Mingun bell and Myatheindan Paya which is a resemblance of the universe. Bike to Sagaing along the Ayeyarwaddy River, one of the ancient capitals of Kobaung Dynasty. Your supported vehicle will be waiting for you. Drive-up the Sagaing Hill, nestling a number of monasteries for retreat, viewing the Mighty River from the top. Return by your support vehicle or continue cycling along the avenue via the river bank is on your wish. Arrive back Mandalay and overnight at the hotel.
Biking distance: 60 Km
Day 5 Mandalay – Myitthar by bike ( B, L, D)
Biking distance: 75 km
Day 6 Myitthar – Myingyan by bike ( B ,L,D)
Biking distance: 80 km
Day 7 Myingyan – Mt. Popa by bike ( B ,L,D)
Biking distance: 85 km
Day 8 Mt. Popa – Bagan by bike ( B ,L,D)
After hiking to the top of Mt. Popa, it is just a short, easy ride across the desert plain to the Bagan. The area is intoxicating. We have another very good hotel in Bagan, perhaps Myanmar’s most important and impressive historical site. Spreading over 15 square miles on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River Bagan is an enormous, ancient collection of temples and stupas. Some are crumbling ruins. Others have been magnificently restored.
Biking distance: 65 km
Day 9 Bagan ( B )
What makes the experience of cycling in 2000 millennium-old religious edifice better? Relax and enjoy this special place. There will be a formal tour of some of the major temples in the Bagan area or you are welcome to explore the area on your own. This evening we will take a boat ride on the Ayeyarwady River. There is a golf course in Bagan. Both a caddy and an umbrella bearer come with your green fee!
Biking distance: 40 km
Day 10 Bagan – Yangon by flight. ( B ,L,D)
Biking distance: 40 km
Day 11 Yangon Departure ( B )
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return international flight.
Tour price: Contact Us
Group departure date: 18th Monthly
- 9 nights accommodation on twin shared basic with daily breakfast / 1night monastery stay
- 2 domestic flights (Yangon – Mandalay / Bagan – Yangon)
- Accompanying English speaking bike guide
- Accompanying support vehicle or bus for group
- Water stop for every biking day (snacks, seasonal fruits, mineral water)
- Private boat ride transfer for Mingun
- Entrance/zone fees
- Meals as indicated in program, B = breakfast, L = lunches, D = dinner
- Bike & Helmet
What to bring :
Sun Block, Wide brim hat, Camera + Film, Comfortable shoes, Rain Gear, Warm clothes in winter, Original Passport, Bike Helmet ( compulsory ), Small backpack, Shoes and shorts for cycling, Sunglasses, Gloves, Professional Pedal, Insect repellent, Wide brim hat, Bike water bottle (if you don’t want to use Myanmar Cycling Tours’sbottle)
Accommodation in Myanmar:
Yangon Central hotel, superior room (3N)
Mandalay 79 living Hotel, superior room (2N)
Myittha Monestery stay (1N)
Myingyan Kaung Kaung Guest House, superior room (1N)
Mt Popa Popa Mountain Resort, superior room (1N)
Bagan Bagan Umbra Hotel, superior room (2N)
***If the above hotels are not available at the time of booking, we will use another hotel with the same standard.
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