China, Burma & Thailand Itinerary

Experience contrasts, chaotic metropolises, serene landscapes and enchanting locals on this Asian adventure. Explore bustling Kunming, experience antiquity in Dali, be impressed by dazzling stupas in Bagan, Mandalay and Yangon, and visit Bangkok.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,050
      CAD $3,115
      AUD $3,180
      EUR €2,320
      GBP £1,900
      NZD $3,765
      ZAR R28,900
      CHF FR2,725
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $760
      Extras tool tip
      MMK 8,000 Yangon - Shwedagon Paya
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,810*
      CAD $3,938*
      AUD $4,020*
      EUR €2,875*
      GBP £2,403*
      NZD $4,664*
      ZAR R36,981*
      CHF FR3,397*
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Fisherman, Burma. Photograph by David Lazar.

Bagan

Monks in red robes, Burma

Street food, Bangkok

Day 1 Kunming

Arrive in laid-back Kunming and relish the temperate climes that have given this large city the nickname 'The City of Eternal Spring'. During free time, perhaps check out the 1000-year-old Yuantong Temple, get a haircut from an outdoor barbers at the Tang Pagodas, or venture out to the Shilin Stone Forest - a spectacular maze of limestone pillars.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 Dali

ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Day 4 Ruli

ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 5-6 Hsipaw

ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2

Day 7 Pyin U Lwin

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 8-10 Mandalay

ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Day 11 Monywa

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 12 Pakkoku - Ayeyarwady River - Bagan

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 13-14 Bagan

ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 15 Kalaw

ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 16-18 Inle Lake

ACCOM: Guesthouse - 3

Day 19 Naypyidaw

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 20-21 Yangon

Encounter colonial architecture and a glittering golden temple in the former Burmese capital of Yangon. Get to know this fascinating city on a guided tour, and be sure to experience the bargaining madness of Bogyoke Market.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 22 Bago

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 23 Mt Kyaiktiyo

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 24 Hpa An

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 25 Dawei

ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Day 26 Kanchanaburi

ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 27-28 Bangkok

ACCOM: Hotel - 1