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Burma (Myanmar) has a long, eventful
history and, as a result, a fascinating cultural
heritage. Visit the highlights of this diverse
country including the thousands of pagodas
in ancient Pagan (Bagan), the floating villages
of Inle lake and the former royal capital of
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Mandalay via Bangkok with Thai
Arrive in Mandalay and transfer to Mandalay
Hill Resort for 2 nights, via a visit to the
Mahamuni pagoda. At dusk drive out to U Bein
Bridge to watch the sunset. Welcome dinner. (D)
Morning visit to Mandalay Palace, followed
by a full-day trip to Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin), a
former British hill station. Take a horse-drawn
carriage to see grand colonial houses and a
local market. Lunch is at the Club Terrace in Maymyo, followed by a visit to the National
Kandawgyi Gardens. Optional evening
performance at the Myanmar Marionettes
Theatre. (B, L)
Cross the river to visit the pagodas of Sagaing
hill, then return to visit the ancient royal capital
of Inwa (Ava) and take a horse-drawn carriage
to visit the Bagayar monastery, before flying
to Nyaung U. On arrival, transfer to the Aye
Yar River View Resort in Pagan (Bagan), for 3
nights. (B, L)
Optional sunrise balloon ride over Pagan
(October to March only; must be booked in
advance). Full-day tour of Pagan, including
the Ananda, Dhammayangyi and Htilominlo
Full-day tour of Pagan, including Shwezigon
pagoda, Lawkananda and Dhammayazika
temples. End the day with a sunset cruise on
the Irrawaddy river. (B)
Morning flight to Heho and transfer to Inle
lake. In the afternoon, take a tour of the
floating gardens, pagodas and visit a craft
village. Stay 2 nights at the Amata Garden
Resort. (B, L, D)
Morning boat journey to the village of Indein,
home to the Paoh people, where you will visit
the Indein pagoda complex that consists of
hundreds of small stupas. Afternoon at leisure.
(B, L, D)
Morning flight to Rangoon (Yangon), then visit
the Kalaywatawya monastery. Continue to the city via a stop outside the stateswoman Aung
San Suu Kyi’s gated home and the reclining
Buddha statue, and on to the Chatrium Hotel
for a 2-night stay. (B)
Visit Shwedagon pagoda, then take a walking
tour of the downtown area, including Sule
pagoda, Theingyi market and the National
Museum. Farewell dinner. (B, D)
Morning at leisure. Transfer to the airport and
fly back to London via Bangkok. (B)
Morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Due to a restricted domestic
flight schedule in Burma, the journey involves
a number of early morning flights and requires
check in at least one hour prior to departure.
Typically based in 4-star
Available on request.
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