based on 9 nights & selected experiences
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
per person based on 2 people sharing. This itinerary is only available between October and April due to rainy season closures.
Surcharges and minimum stays may apply over peak periods of travel in December and January.
This itinerary provides a brilliant introduction to Myanmar including all the highlights with brilliant guiding throughout
With over 2,000 temples dotted around the landscape, Bagan is one of the true highlights of Asia
This itinerary is brilliant for foodies with a unique cooking class and an evening Yangon tour to the hot spots in the city
To end the trip, you'll have a couple nights on the coast of Myanmar that still feels untouched
The best time to visit Burma is during the dry season from November to April. At this time the warm and sunny days are ideal for sightseeing throughout the country. The temperatures start to rise in March and May to September is best avoided as this is the rainy season when sightseeing can become difficult.
This itinerary is the perfect introduction to Myanmar, taking in the main highlights which continually captivate our guests. Combine colonial Yangon, the temples and pagodas of Bagan, the culture around Inle Lake and the delightful beaches around Ngapali to round off a brilliant trip.
Start your adventure with two nights in Yangon, full of bright vibrant colours; the deep red robes of the monks, the spectacular gold of the Shwedagon Pagoda, the pale hues of the crumbling colonial buildings all enhanced by the buzzing energy of a city on the move with the hustle and bustle of street life at every corner. Your private guide and driver will take you through all the highlights and also one afternoon, to get a much more local experience, we have included the circular train ride for you. Starting off from Yangon train station you’ll journey to the outskirts of town where you can visit a small market and during your time on the train you’ll be able to take in the likely and colourful life of the local Burmese people.
For the foodies, we have included an evening tour of Yangon which will whisk you from the best sundowners locations, all of the city by trishaw stopping in at some of our favourite restaurants and tea shops.
After two nights in Yangon, it is then on to Bagan which you will reach by a short flight. Famous for its thousands of temples, as soon as you land your guide will be waiting to show you some of Bagan’s highlights alongside the lesser known treasures. On your second day in Bagan, making the most of your time here, we have included a trip out to Mount Popa for you. This is one of the most spiritual areas in Bagan and a great place to really see local Burmese life as you pass and stop in at local villages as you make your way through the surrounding countryside.
Then it is on to Heho, again reachable with a short flight from Bagan. Heho is the gateway to Inle Lake, one of the most beautiful and interesting areas in Myanmar. Here you can visit local floating markets, see traditional silk weavers at work and explore tribal villages seeing the traditional Burmese way of life in all its fascination. Alongside your exploration of the lake and the surrounding villages we have included a cooking class for you at Inthar Heritage House, which aims to preserve the culture of the local Intha people, Inle Lake’s indigenous people.
As the final flourish, journey to the unspoilt sands of Ngapali Beach to relax by the Bay of Bengal. Ngapali truly is one of the last untouched beaches in Asia, with un crowded expanses of pure golden sands and palm trees leaning lazily over the shore. Soak up the beautiful laid back atmosphere after your incredible adventures through Myanmar and reflect on your experiences as the warm sea laps against your toes.
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
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.
Spend a day experiencing Inle Lake, an enormous yet quiet body of water surrounded by floating gardens, stilt-house villages and Buddhist temples as well as a thriving cottage industry employing hundreds of artisans.
Experience authentic Burmese culture on this half-day tour by joining a hands-on cooking class, preparing traditional dishes inspired by the people of Inle Lake, whilst supporting a local training centre. You’ll also get to meet some rare Burmese cats.
A full-day tour taking in the incredible ‘sunken’ stupas of Sagar, a journey to Inle Lake’s remote southern waters and witnessing villages untouched by the modern world.
Today venture outside of Yangon to the quiet and sleepy town of Twante. On this relaxing tour you will be able to experience the more rural side of Myanmar with a cruise along Yangon River and a relaxed explore around Twante.
Yangon by night takes on a different character with its vibrant atmosphere and lively street scenes. This evening tour includes a cruise along the Yangon River to see the sun set, a thrilling trishaw ride to bustling Chinatown, and a stop at a live music
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