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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
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 2 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 2 days exploring Rangoon, including
the Shwedagon pagoda and a ride on the
Circular Railway. (B)
Drive 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 tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.
Available on request.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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BEL2020: 16 Nights
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