Go beyond the tourist trail and discover the
lesser-visited sights and local Burmese life
along the way. Explore villages and markets,
pagodas, temples and banyan groves.
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Arrive and transfer to the Hotel by the Red Canal
for a 3-night stay. Explore Mandalay and nearby
Amarapura, Inwa, Sagaing and Mingun. (B)
Drive to Monywa and visit Bawdi Tahtaung, a
grove of hundreds of banyan trees interspersed
with statues of the Buddha. Stay overnight at
the Win Unity Resort. (B, L)
Drive south to Pakokku and board a boat to Pagan (Bagan). Stay 3 nights at the Aye Yar River
View Resort. (B, L)
Optional sunrise balloon ride over Pagan (October
to March only; must be booked in advance).
Spend two days visiting the temples of Pagan
with a local expert guide and a private car. (B)
Fly to Heho then transfer to Inle lake. Stay 2
nights at Inle Resort. Take a cruise on the lake to
visit markets and villages. (B, L)
Fly to Rangoon (Yangon) and transfer to the
Sule Shangri-La Hotel for a 3-night stay. Spend
two days exploring Rangoon, including the
Shwedagon pagoda and a ride on the Circular
Drive south from Rangoon to Kyaikhtiyo via Bago.
Overnight at the Mountain Top Hotel. (B, L)
Visit the Golden Rock temple, then drive to
Moulmein. Stay 3 nights at Attran Hotel. (B, L, D)
City tour including Kipling’s pagoda, made
famous by Rudyard Kipling’s poem Mandalay,
and explore the surrounding countryside. (B, L, D)
Early morning drive to Rangoon airport for an
evening flight home, arriving the next day. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This type of tour is best suited to the
hardier traveller as it will typically include some
quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and
rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more
strenuous activities, such as trekking.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary,
please call 020 3930 5233 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
BEL2018: 16 Nights
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