Things to Do in Myanmar

Myanmar has a tantalising array of things to do for even the most discerning traveller. Our experts will be able to guide and suggest the very best experiences for you in keeping with your passions. A real favourite is the sunrise balloon ride over Bagan, as you ascend higher over the arid landscape the sun will catch thousands of dusty monuments creating a patchwork of colours below, a photographer’s dream.

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Spend a day on Inle Lake to understand how with the rising water levels the locals have adapted to a new novel way of farming as well as building schools and temples. You will also catch a glimpse of the unique technique adopted by the fishermen, true water acrobats! After a long day of exploring pagodas an Irrawaddy River sunset cruise is perfect to sit back and relax while enjoying the sun set on this magical country or if you like a hands-on experience, Yangon cooking class allows you to learn how to make a tea leaf salad or Burmese curry or an amalgamation of other awesome dishes.

A Day in the Life of the Inthar

A Day in the Life of the Inthar

Inle Lake, Burma

On this half-day tour get to know the Inthar, the native residents of Inle Lake. Explore their stilted villages, encounter leg-rowing fishermen, pick vegetables at floating farms and even help to prepare an Inthar meal.

Wildlife
Archaeology Tour of Bagan

Archaeology Tour of Bagan

Bagan, Burma

A full-day experience, with an expert on-hand, exploring one of Asia’s most striking archaeological sites. Bagan’s architectural wonders include the famous Ananda and Shwezigon pagodas, showcasing Burma’s legendary kings and the country’s glorious culture

Culture
Architectural Walking Tour of Yangon

Architectural Walking Tour of Yangon

Yangon, Burma

Yangon is full of architectural gems and this walking tour allows you to explore all the highlights on foot, giving you the best experience possible of the city.

Culture
Bagan Balloon Experience

Bagan Balloon Experience

Bagan, Burma

Serenely float over Bagan’s remarkable temples in a hot air balloon at sunrise and appreciate the sheer scale of these archaeological wonders while watching the Irrawaddy River flow far below.

Couples
Bagan Cooking Class

Bagan Cooking Class

Bagan, Burma

A fantastic half-day insight into Burmese cookery exploring local food with a local and highly experienced chef. From shopping at the market, to cooking and plating up, this is a truly unique experience.

Bagan Village Biking

Bagan Village Biking

Bagan, Myanmar

Hop on a bicycle for a unique and memorable day in Bagan’s countryside. A slow-paced journey through narrow lanes reveals a land of farms, rolling hills and tiny villages, much unchanged over the centuries.

Balloon Experience Over Inle Lake

Balloon Experience Over Inle Lake

Inle, Burma

For balloon enthusiasts, Inle Lake offers rare variety. The weather patterns mean it is possible to both soar above the mountains or to float gently above the lake, only a few meters from the water, all on the same trip.

Cooking Curries in Yangon

Cooking Curries in Yangon

Yangon, Burma

Today enjoy a traditional cooking class with a trip to the local market for the full authentic experience.

Cycle Mandalay

Cycle Mandalay

Mandalay, Burma

Pedal your way through the outskirts of Mandalay on this half-day guided excursion for a chance to see a different side of the city. Pass through small villages, monasteries and temples and visit a local market while stopping chat with locals.

Discover Mandalay and Mingun

Discover Mandalay and Mingun

Mandalay, Burma

This thrilling full-day tour showcases the best of Mandalay and Mingun and involves ascending Mandalay Hill for a bird's-eye view of the city below, exploring the former Royal Capital’s temple and cruising up the Irrawaddy River for a visit to Mingun.

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