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Begin at arguably the country’s finest
hotel, the Belmond Governor’s Residence
in Rangoon (Yangon). Fly to Mandalay and
cruise in style south to the temples of
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Arrive in Rangoon and transfer to the Belmond
Governor’s Residence for 2 nights. (N)
Full-day city tour including the Shwedagon pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha and
Kandawgyi lake. (B, L)
Fly to Mandalay and visit the city’s palace,
fort, pagodas and monasteries, ending with
sunset at Mandalay Hill. Stay 2 nights at the Hotel by the Red Canal. (B, L, D)
Tour the ancient royal capital of Inwa
(Ava) by horse cart, then visit Amarapura’s
temples, handicraft workshops and the
Mahagandayon monastery. Evening boat trip
on Taungthaman lake to watch the sunset
over U Bein Bridge. (B, L)
Board the RV Paukan or the Belmond Road
to Mandalay (supplements may apply) for a
2-night cruise to Pagan. Relax and enjoy river
life, with various shore excursions available.
(B, L, D)
Disembark in Pagan this morning and
transfer to the Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary
Resort for a 3-night stay. This evening, a
private boat has been booked for you on
the Irrawaddy river, including dinner on the
riverbank (subject to local conditions). (B, L)
Spend the following two days exploring the ancient temples of Pagan with a local expert
guide and your own private car. On either
day an optional sunrise balloon ride over
Pagan can be arranged (October to March
only; must be booked in advance). (B)
Fly to Rangoon and stay overnight at the
Belmond Governor’s Residence. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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BJO2019: 10 Nights
This was a fabulous trip from beginning to end with charming and attentive local guides throughout and wonderful accommodation. The dawn balloon ride over Bagan was particularly magical as was the opportunity to get very close to the fishermen on Inle Lake – a photographer's dream! Mr Peter Bradbrook
Situated in the dry central plains of Burma on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy)...
Located on the wide bend of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, Mandalay is Burma's second...
Burma's former capital and its biggest city, Rangoon (Yangon) is a relatively young city...