10 Days The Hidden Charm Of Myanmar Motorbike Tours
10 Days The Hidden Charm Of Myanmar Motorbike Tours

10 Days The Hidden Charm Of Myanmar Motorbike Tours

You will have a chance to discover the beautiful landscapes of Burma at your own pace. We will visit the ancient capitals of Myanmar, then ride through the lush highlands of Shan State and arrive in Bagan to contemplate the magnificent temple plain. On this 10 - day motorbike tour in Burma, we will mainly run through the rural areas and explore the Burmese countryside life. You will have a chance to visit many beautiful regions of the country, discover secret villages and experience the culture of the ethnic communities in Shan State. There is no better way to explore the charms of the Golden Land than riding a motorbike.

 Day 1 : Mandalay - Myinmu - Pakokku (200 km) (L/D) 

8:00 AM pick up from your hotel - Today is what we have all been waiting for to begin a journey like no other and discover this truly incredible beauty of Myanmar. We will start riding to Myinmu just 73 km away from Mandalay. Myinmu is a river town in the southeast of the Sagaing Division in Burma. The town has a rich history linked to World War II during the Burma Campaign against the Japanese in 1944.  Take a short break at Myinmu before starting off driving to Pakokku by passing through the local village. On the way, you can stop by some villages where you will see the people making incense sticks, bamboo-made items, and the village of weaving factory. Upon arrival to Pakokku, check-in the hotel overnight.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Pakokku

Day 2 : Pakokku - Pauk - Mindat & Mindat sightseeing (160 km) (B/L/D) 

Enjoy a big breakfast at the hotel, you’ll need it! We’ve got a full day of outstanding riding ahead of us today! Expect a good mix of road/gravel and single trails as we ride some excellent terrain. It is a journey to the vanishing face of Burma - Mindat. Located in the western part of Myanmar, Mindat is accessible by road from Bagan, one of the most famous ecotourism sites in Myanmar. A visit to the Chin region is an opportunity to observe their strange traditional custom and chin women with tattoos on their faces.  Hunting is still practiced and one can see various head bones of animals proudly hung on walls of local houses. Their primitive weapon is the bow and arrow. So get ready to enjoy the incredible local jungle trails featuring an abundance of lush greenery, varied terrain, rickety wooden bridges, and remote villages with a nice blend of single track thrown into the mix. We'll be greeted with cooler weather as you get to Mindat located at 1,481 meters (4,860 ft) above sea level.  Upon arrival to Mindat, enjoy the lunch and continue sightseeing to the remote village of tattooed women with different tattoo designs on their faces.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Mindat

Day 3 : Mindat - Kyar Htoe - Aye Camp - Kanpetlet (100 km) (B/L/D) 

Today, we’ve got mixed terrain with a great range of jungle trails, and winding road sections edging through some outstanding jungle-covered mountains and wild rivers on the way to Kanpetlet by passing through Kyar Htoe Village where to see the Primitive Tribe Of Tattooed women living in their traditional houses and Aye camp where to enjoy the picnic lunch before we head off to Kanpetlet which is a small town with a population of a few thousand and situates about 1,370 meters above the sea level. Upon arrival to Kanpetlet, free and easy for the rest of the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Kanpetlet

Day 4 : Kanpetlet - Seik Phyu - Chauk - Bagan (180 km) (B/L/D) 

Another awesome full day of riding (one of the best days on the calendar!) when you are heading into Bagan - the visual wonder of the world alongside Angkor in Cambodia and Borobodur in Indonesia. Bagan is simply vast, nearly 70 square kilometers in extent. we’ll be passing several small remote villages. Doing some serious km's today as we tackle some bumpy trails, and gravel roads and shall be arriving in the late afternoon into the unique and ancient city of Myanmar known as Bagan. Upon arrival to Bagan, check in at the hotel and enjoy the sunset cruise on the Ayeyarwaddy River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

Day 5: Bagan sightseeing by car & Bagan - Popa by motorbike (60 km) (B/L/D) 

This morning we are going to explore the highlight of Bagan by car. After breakfast at the hotel, we will be devoted to discovering Bagan - the mystic extraordinary archaeological site with its 3000 temples. Start a sightseeing tour with a visit to Nyaung Oo Colorful Market and a diverse selection of the most important pagodas and temples such as Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of later Myanmar stupas, built by King Anawrahta in the early 11th century, Wetkyi Inn Gubyaukgyi, fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes; and Htilominlo Pagoda, noted for its plaster curving, Ananda Temple, the best-preserved masterpieces of Mon architecture and the Tharaba gate.  Then visit the lacquerware workshop before we take a lunch break at a good local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will drive to the enchanting Mt. Popa which is a great extinct volcano standing out as a green-clad landmark in the Dry Zone. Enjoy the scenic view of its surrounding from Popa Mountain Resort during the sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Popa

Day 6 : Popa - Meikhtila -Thazi - Yim Mar Bin - Kalaw (230 km) (B/L/D) 

Time to climb! On the bikes that are, for another day of incredible adventure riding as you make your way up the twisty road of Shan Mountain Range trails to visit Kalaw which was an old hill station with a laid-back atmosphere, refreshing climate, and scenic views. Many of Kalaw’s original colonial-era buildings remain, and it is also known as Myanmar’s trekking mecca. Upon arrival to Kalaw, check in at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Kalaw

Day 7: Kalaw - Look Pyin - Nan Thale Thee - Kyauk Su- Inle (135 km) (B/L/D) 

Another fantastic day lays ahead with Shan Mountains trails and experience incredible scenery, friendly locals, and many waving children always excited to see. We'll pass through some small villages these are less visited by foreigners and stop at the village and spend your time interacting with local people to have great fun. Enjoy the picnic lunch at the village on the way to Inle Lake. Upon arrival in Nyaung Shwe, you will check-in at the hotel and then be free to discover the town on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Nyaung Shwe

Day 8: Inle sightseeing by boat (B/L/D) 

After breakfast, transfer to the jetty and take a boat ride for a full day of sightseeing in Inle lake. You can start your lake exploration at one of the local five-day markets (if the market day coincides with your stay in Inle Lake, and the highlights include Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda which enshrines the famous five Buddha statues which are covered by gold, the unique leg rowers and floating gardens, silk weaving village (Inpaw Khone Village) and then lunch break at a good local restaurant in Inle lake.  After lunch, we are to continue our excursion to the Hand-rolled cigar-making factory, Blacksmith factory, and Nga Phae Chaung monastery; well known for its ancient Buddha images made of teak, bamboo, and lacquer and its nickname is “Jumping Cats Monastery” for its trained cats by monks to jump into the hoop. You are also to visit the stilt houses to observe the lifestyle of the water dweller and floating gardens corner of Inle lake. Return to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Nyaung Shwe

Day 9 : Inle - Pindaya - Ya Sa Kyi Village (82 km) (B/L/D) 

Today we’ve got an awesome half-day of trail riding, so get ready to enjoy gain the incredible scenery and colorful plantation on the way to Pindaya. We will stop at Pindaya to enjoy lunch and before driving up to Ya Sa Kyi Village - The village of Pa Laung Tribe. Free to hang around the village to interact with local people.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Village monastery in Ya Sa Kyi Village in Pindaya

Day 10 : Ya Sa Kyi - Ywan Ngan - Kyauk Se - Mandalay (185 km) (B/L) 

After breakfast at the village monastery, it is time to say Good-Bye to local people with a big smile and then start to drive down to Mandalay by passing through lots of villages and endless surrounding plantations that are still often ploughed using water buffalo. Stop at the viewpoints and a nice place where to relax and record the intact nature of Myanmar through your heart and camera. Enjoy the lunch at a local restaurant on the way and upon arrival at Mandalay, you will be transferred to the hotel where you are staying overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Your account


Tour includes:

  • Professional tour guide with his bike / Mechanic
  • Gasoline of the tour guide
  • Your gasoline
  • Your motorbike and helmet
  • Permit for a motorbike tour
  • Accommodation in hotel or guest-house depending on location
  • Mosquito nets during Home-stay overnight
  • All equipment helmet,
  • All Meals contour

Tour excludes:

  • Your insurance
  • Accommodation in Mandalay
  • Gloves and jacket for your safety and pant
  • For cleanliness reasons pants are not included
  • Any meals not on tour and your drinks during the trip
  • Your expenses
  • Coverage for any damages to the motorcycle (unfortunately there is no insurance here to cover this)


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