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Burma In Style

Private Travel | General interest 12 Days & 10 Nights Lead-in price: £3995

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 Pagan (Bagan).

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Luxury accommodation, including the Belmond Governor’s Residence in Rangoon
  • Cruise between Mandalay and Pagan
  • Enjoy dinner on the banks of Irrawaddy river
  • Stay in luxury accommodation throughout
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Luxury Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Rangoon


Day 2: Rangoon

Arrive in Rangoon and transfer to the Belmond Governor’s Residence for 2 nights. (N)

Day 3: Rangoon

Full-day city tour including the Shwedagon pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha and Kandawgyi lake. (B, L)

Day 4: Fly to Mandalay

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)

Day 5: Inwa • Amarapura

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)

Days 6-7: Irrawaddy river cruise

Board the RV Paukan for a 2-night cruise to Pagan. Relax and enjoy river life, with various shore excursions available. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Pagan

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)

Days 9-10: Pagan

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)

Day 11: Fly to Rangoon

Fly to Rangoon and stay overnight at the Belmond Governor’s Residence. (B)

Day 12: Fly home


Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Luxury tour

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

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 enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • Hotel by the Red Canal
    Hotel by the Red Canal

    The Hotel by the Red Canal is a charming boutique hotel located right in the heart of Mandalay. With only 25 rooms it is able to offer an intimate and personal experience. Rooms are furnished in traditional Burmese style with teak furniture and wooden floors. Facilities include a restaurant serving Burmese and Indian food, a bar and a swimming pool and spa.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3995 per person

High season from £4195 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Pagan

    Situated in the dry central plains of Burma on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy)...

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  • Rangoon (Yangon)

    Burma's former capital and its biggest city, Rangoon (Yangon) is a relatively young city...

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  • Mandalay

    Located on the wide bend of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, Mandalay is Burma's second...

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  • Pagan

    Situated in the dry central plains of Burma on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy)...

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  • Rangoon (Yangon)

    Burma's former capital and its biggest city, Rangoon (Yangon) is a relatively young city...

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