Myanmar Cycling Tour – 8 Days

The essence of Myanmar cycling tour here is to proof yourself and to cycle through the beautiful rural countryside, sample flavorful regional cuisine, chat with local traders, farmers, and artisans.



  • Discover the remnants of last Burmese kingdom in Mandalay
  • Explore the ancient trails connecting the myriad temples of Bagan
  • Ride small country roads of central Myanmar
  • Mt Popa centre for Nat spirits worshipping

Duration: 8 Days
Trip Type: Cultural cycling tour
Destinations: Mandalay, Mingun, Sagaing, Myin Mu, Monywa, Pakokku, Bagan, Mt Popa
Guide: English speaking local cycling guide
Grading: Moderate
Tour price: On request
Departures: Daily private tours
Starts: In Mandalay
Ends: In Bagan


* English speaking local cycling guide
* Bike hire and helmet
* Accommodation
* Meals
* Entrance fees for sites visited

Not included:

• Visa to Myanmar
• International air fares
• Early check-in, late check-out, services
• Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
• Personal expenses
• Drinks during meals, hotel extras and personal spending
• Insurance / get a good policy before you come with repatriation cover
• Tips & Gratuities to guide and crew
• Any damages caused to bikes (rider need to cover)



Welcome to Myanmar! Your guide will meet you at the Mandalay airport and transfer to your hotel in town. Settle in and then enjoy free time to explore Mandalay. Welcome dinner, trip briefing and meet the local team tonight.
Start biking on the eastern rural side of Mandalay and observe the daily life of the people in the outskirts of the town. Bike through scenic paddy fields and villages. Bike through YE KYI, ZAYCHO MARKET, PALACE, GOLDEN PALACE MONASTERY, MANDALAY HILL.

Meals included:
Overnight stay: Hotel in Mandalay


Start your day with a pleasant cruise over Ayerwaddy River to MINGUN village. Wander through the village lanes and visit MINGUN BELL, HSINBYUME PAGODA, MINGUN PAGODA. Visit nunneries and monasteries of Sagaing Hill before biking back to Mandalay.

Distance covered: approx. 160km
Overnight stay: Hotel in Mandalay


In the early morning, board your boat to Myin Mu town. It’s a delightful small market town in the center of highway road from Mandalay to India. Visit beautiful market of Myin Mu. Start your biking on the country road to Monywa passing through a lot of farms, villages, road junctions, small towns. For energetic, there is a chance to walk in the town for the night food and fruit market.

Distance covered: approx. 180km
Overnight stay: Hotel in Bagan


Visit villages on the way. Stop also in PAKHANGYI to visit one of the oldest ornate teak monasteries of the country. Continue by boat, on the AYEYARWADDY RIVER, to BAGAN where you will arrive in time for sunset. This downriver trip takes approximately 2 hours. Upon arrival in Bagan, transfer to your hotel.

Optional: Sunrise Hot Air balloon flight over Bagan temples.

Overnight stay: Hotel in Bagan



Visit SHWEZIGON PAGODA, GU BYAUK GYI, KHAY MIN GA TEMPLE, and ANANDA TEMPLE, MANUHA TEMPLE, NANBAYA TEMPLE, SHWESANDAW and prepare to be mesmerized by the decent spell of sunset over the majestic Bagan scenery. Overnight stay in Bagan.

Distance covered: approx. 180km
Overnight stay: Hotel in Mindat


bagan cycling


After breakfast, bike cross country through small dirt tracks and walkways to MIN NAN THU village. The village is near the unusual sights of the TAYOKEPYAY TEMPLE, PHAYA THONE ZU and NANDAMANYA TEMPLES .Visit KYAT KAN CAVE ,SHWEGUGYI, DHAMAYANGI TEMPLE .Overnight stay in Bagan.

Distance covered: Approx. 80km
Overnight stay: Hotel in Kanpetlet

trekking in chin state valley viewsDAY 7 > BAGAN & MT POPA  [B/L/D]

begin your biking from your hotel to Mt. Popa passing all the farming landscape and villages. Visit palm sugar production industry of Bagan region. This is where you will leave your bike and continue the steep mountainous part by car to MOUNT POPA.Visit Nats shrine.Climb up the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the peak and enjoy the panoramic view. Lunch at Popa Mountain Resort. Return to the palm sugar factory and bike back to Bagan.

Overnight stay:  Guest house in Ann



After breakfast, transfer to Bagan Aiprort for your onward flight.




This is guideline itinerary and subject to changes

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