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. 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 the following 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 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 Railway. (B)
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.
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The Attran Hotel has 30 bungalow-style rooms, 10 of which are situated riverside, where picturesque sunsets can be viewed. The rooms are spacious and equipped with a satellite television, hot shower, air conditioning, bar fridge, and direct-dial telephone. The restaurant, which extends to an open-air area, offers a range of Burmese and Chinese cuisine. Although in need of refurbishment and updating throughout, this is still one of the best hotels in...
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...
The Hotel by the Red Canal Mandalay is a charming boutique hotel located near the centre of Mandalay, set around a small outdoor swimming pool with lush tropical gardens. The hotel's guestrooms are divided across three floors and into four categories, named after four of Burma's major ethnic groups: Kachin, Rakhine, Chin and Shan. Rooms feature traditional arts and crafts. Please note that rooms are approximately 23 sq metres in size and there is no lift at the property.
Features: 25 rooms, restaurant, Wi-Fi, fitness room, swimming pool, spa, outdoor terrace.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, coffee & tea facilities, minibar, safe,...
Set in the tranquil eastern bank near the entrance to Inle Lake, the Inle Resort is conveniently located for sightseeing. The resort blends traditional Burmese architecture with modern comforts offering well-appointed accommodation. The restaurant serves European, Burmese and local Shan favourites. Marrying the Burmese art of healing and contemporary Western spa treatments, Garden Spa provides a holistic range of...
The Sule Shangri-La is located in the heart of Rangoon (Yangon), a short walk from Sule pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) market. The hotel has 270 well-appointed spacious guestrooms and suites with views of the city and a selection of dining outlets serving Asian and international cuisine. Leisure facilities include a spa, fitness centre, sauna and swimming...
The Mountain Top Hotel, Kyaiktiyo, is located on the top of the Kyaikhtiyo mountains, and is only 10 minutes’ walk from the Golden Rock Pagoda. The rooms are comfortable, clean and simply furnished using hand crafted, solid teak furniture. All rooms have en suite facilities, air conditioning, telephone, television and views of the lush mountain...
In a wonderful location next to the Kan Thar Yar Lake, the Win Unity Hotel is built in a contemporary style with some traditional touches. Rooms are in attached twin bungalows set in landscaped gardens, each with air conditioning, satellite television, minibar and spacious veranda. Hotel facilities include a swimming pool, tennis court, restaurant and business...
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BEL2017: 16 Nights
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