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Myanmar whistle stop tour

“Whistle-stop through Myanmar” 12 Day Journey is for those who have not visited the country before. It is for travellers short on time; those who do not wish to break the bank but are willing to spend where it counts to ensure that they see the best of the country and do not waste a moment. The journey begins with lively day tour of Yangon. Up in Bagan, guests will be left at leisure to experience the wonder of getting lost amongst the myriad temples of Myanmar’s most resplendent empire. They will later trek from the former British Hill Station of Kalaw down to Inle Lake, before kicking-back at Gwa, staying at the no-frills but uber-chic Arakan Nature Lodge. Read more >
From US $1,355 including domestic flights only

Southern Myanmar tour, 9 days

Your journey commences amongst the lush paddy of Dala, over on the southern banks of the Yangon river. Here you will visit Mye Paya, a pagoda situated in the middle of a large pond and inhabited by placid Burmese pythons, before driving on to the pottery workshops of Twante. Leaving Yangon you will be taken to Bago, former capital of the Mon Empire of Hanthawaddy and home to the Shwemawdaw or ‘Golden God’ Pagoda, the tallest in the country. Your first steps south are towards Kyaikthiyo, or Golden Rock, followed by Hpa-An in Karen State, a flat, verdant landscape broken by great clefts of mountain sparkling with stupas. Along the Thanlwin River you will travel to Mawlamyine, the first ... Read more >
From US $1,535 including domestic flights only

Myanmar 15 day tour inc Kayah State

This journey will take you to Kayah State, as well as the “Grand Four” destinations of Myanmar, allowing you to escape the track well-trodden and to engage and interact with the people and place of the country on their own terms, in their own time. Preference is given to local food and where possible you will be travelling on two wheels or two legs. The journey begins in Yangon, where you will not only explore the history of the city through the architecture and House of General Aung San, but also take a close at the country’s difficult present at the AAPP Museum for Political Prisoners. Next travel onto Bagan and Mandalay, avoiding the crowds by spending some time at Sagaing, the kernel ... Read more >
From US $1,767 including domestic flights only
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