Join a group of like-minded solo
travellers on this journey to Burma
(Myanmar). Fully escorted by an expert
local guide, your group will explore the
highlights of this fascinating country,
discovering Buddhist monuments in
Pagan (Bagan), tranquil Inle lake,
ancient former capital cities near
Mandalay and British colonial history
in Rangoon (Yangon). Most meals are
provided, including welcome and farewell
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Fly from London to Mandalay, via Bangkok, with
Thai Airways. (N)
Arrive in Mandalay and stay 2 nights
at Mandalay Hill Resort. Afternoon visit
to the Mahamuni pagoda, Amarapura,
Mahagandayon monastery and the iconic U
Bein bridge. Welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)
Morning tour of Mandalay Palace, the fort
and the local market. Continue to Ma Ma
Guesthouse for a lesson in Burmese cooking and
cuisine. (B, L, D)
Visit the ancient royal capitals of Inwa (Ava)
and Sagaing, and discover pagodas, craft
villages and markets. Fly to Nyaung U then
transfer to the Aye Yar River View Resort for 2
nights in Pagan. Dinner tonight is accompanied
by a traditional puppet show. (B, L, D)
Optional sunrise balloon ride over Pagan
(October to March only. Must be booked in
advance). Full-day tour of Pagan, including
the Shwezigon pagoda, and Lawkananda and
Dhammayazika temples. Late afternoon cruise
on a private boat to enjoy the sunset and a
refreshing cocktail. (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Heho and transfer to Inle
lake. Take a cruise on the lake and see floating
villages and gardens. Stay 2 nights at the Amata
Garden Resort. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to see the stupas of Indein village,
followed by a visit to the Red Mountain Estate.
Take a walk round the estate, learn about wine
making and sample the local vintage. (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Rangoon, then transfer to the
city via the Kalaywatawya monastery and a
stop outside Aung San Suu Kyi’s gated home.
Stay 2 nights at the Chatrium Hotel. (B, D)
Morning visit to the Shwedagon pagoda,
followed by a walking tour of the city. Afternoon
tour of Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha,
Kandawgyi lake and the National Museum.
End the day’s sightseeing with a classic Burma
experience – afternoon tea at the Belmond
Governor’s Residence. Relax back at the hotel
before a farewell dinner at Le Planteur. (B, D)
Optional morning visit to the Bogyoke Aung
San (Scott) market to pick up souvenirs. Evening
flight back to London via Bangkok. (B)
Morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
group tours have been specially created
for single travellers. Benefits include single
occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard
and at sensible prices, plus the company of likeminded
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This tour is fully
escorted throughout by a local tour manager
from arrival in Mandalay.
Typically based in 4-star
On the eastern side of Inle Lake, the Amata Garden Resort offers 60 de luxe rooms with views over the lake or to the beautiful Shan hills. The buildings are set in 10 hectares of landscaped gardens, with access by road and lake. Resort facilities include a restaurant, bar, spa and business centre with internet...
The Aye Yar River View Resort occupies the prime site of the banks of the Irrawaddy river and Pagan’s architectural zone. The resort is built in a traditional Burmese style and offers 110 beautifully appointed rooms and suites situated in 4 hectares of tropical gardens. Guest facilities include a restaurant offering Burmese, Chinese and Thai food, a bar, spa and swimming...
Located along the western shore of Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake in the heart of Rangoon, the Chatrium Hotel is a modern hotel offering comfortable accommodation with views of the city, Shwedagon Pagoda or the lake. There is a swimming pool, a gymnasium, a bar and lounge and a selection of restaurants serving Asian and Western...
Mandalay Hill Resort lies at the foot of Mandalay Hill with a panoramic view of a myriad of pagodas, the Royal Palace and its beautiful moat. Guest rooms and suites are decorated in warm colours and fitted with modern amenities. Facilities include a selection of restaurants and bars, an extensive spa, swimming pool, fitness centre and tennis...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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