Located on the wide bend of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, Mandalay is Burma's second...Read more >
(N)Days 2-4: Mandalay
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)Day 5: Monywa
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)Day 6: Pagan
Drive south to Pakokku and board a boat to Pagan (Bagan). Stay 3 nights at the Aye Yar River View Resort. (B, L)Days 7-8: Pagan
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)Days 9-10: Fly to Heho • Inle lake
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)Days 11-13: Fly to Rangoon
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)Day 14: Bago • Kyaikhtiyo
Drive from Rangoon to Kyaikhtiyo via Bago. Overnight at the Mountain Top Hotel. (B, L)Day 15: Golden Rock temple • Moulmein
Visit the Golden Rock temple, then drive to Moulmein. Stay 3 nights at Attran Hotel. (B, L, D)Days 16-17: Moulmein
City tour including Kipling’s Pagoda, made famous by Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘Mandalay’, and explore the surrounding countryside. (B, L, D)Days 18-19: Fly home
Early morning drive to Rangoon airport for an evening flight home, arriving the next day. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Discovery tour
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.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.
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 centre.
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 pool.
Set on 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 range of holistic therapies. Guest rooms are currently not fully air-conditioned; an electric fan is provided.
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, hairdryer.
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 pool.
Low season from £3595 per person
High season from £3795 per person
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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.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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