Complete Burma (Myanmar) Overview

Explore mystical Burma. Discover Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake on this unforgettable tour.

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      USD $3,835
      CAD $4,080
      AUD $4,240
      EUR €2,950
      GBP £2,535
      NZD $5,025
      ZAR R38,595
      CHF FR3,635
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Complete Burma (Myanmar).

Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Experience the vibrant culture and ancient wonders of Burma on this stunning tour.

Surviving natural disasters, political upheavals and economic instability, the people of Burma have an irrepressible spirit that is contagious.Travel to Burma and experience the vibrant culture, generous hospitality and ancient wonders of this incredible country. Whether it be witnessing the glittering spires of Shwedagon Pagoda, canoeing down tranquil Inle Lake, exploring the thousands of crumbling temples and sacred structures in Bagan, visiting tribal villages or relaxing on the pristine beaches of Ngwesaung, Burma is one destination that is sure to take your breath away.

  • Experience the heart-stopping beauty of Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Explore the impressive archaeological ruins in Bagan
  • Pay respects to local spirits and deities at Mt Popa
  • Canoe past the delicate floating gardens of Inle Lake
  • Bask in the splendour of The Golden Rock
  • Swim in the crystalline waters off Ngwesaung

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
  • Finish:

    Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    16 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

  • Transport:

    Ferry, Longtail boat, Plane, Private vehicle
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. 3. Please provide passport details at time of booking with exact name as per passport (including middle name), as these are essential for booking services on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $3,835
    CAD $4,080
    AUD $4,240
    EUR €2,950
    GBP £2,535
    NZD $5,025
    ZAR R38,595
    CHF FR3,635
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $225
    CAD $240
    AUD $249
    EUR €173
    GBP £149
    NZD $295
    ZAR R2,270
    CHF FR213
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Day 1 Yangon

Welcome to Yangon, the former capital and the commercial, historical and cultural heart of Burma. Get swept up in the lively atmosphere of this irrepressible city, which is nestled in the shadow of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda. Take time to relax and enjoy the surrounding sights before a group dinner at a local restaurant.

Days 2-4 Mandalay

Visit one of Burma's most striking temples, the Shwedagon Pagoda. Draped in gold, diamonds and rubies, this Buddhist pagoda dominates Yangon's city skyline and is best visited at sunrise or sunset. After a lesson about the temple's history and the spiritual practices that go on there, head to the airport for a brief flight to Mandalay. Explore the city for the rest of the afternoon at your own pace, perhaps stopping at a local eatery to slurp down some of the nation's favourite soup, mohinga (fish broth and noodles).

Days 5-7 Bagan

Depart from the bustling waterfront for a ferryboat cruise (weather permitting) along the sprawling Ayeyarwaddy River. Float past idyllic riverside villages and wave hello to local fishermen from the comfort of the onboard restaurant. Dock in Bagan and explore the vast surrounding plains, littered with more than 4000 ancient structures. Legend has it that nearby Mt Popa, an extinct volcano, is home to local spirits and deities. Explore this mystical site on foot. And for the actively inclined, climb the 777 steps to pay homage at the shrine. Stop by a neighbouring village to mingle with the locals or kick back and relax with an optional horse-drawn carriage tour of this fascinating region.

Days 8-10 Inle Lake

Spend a few days discovering the majestic beauty of Inle Lake. Jump aboard a boat and enjoy a cruisey ride around Burma's second largest lake. Glide through the famously lovely floating gardens and watch the traditional gardening skills of the Intha tribe in action. Later, visit other small nearby villages to better understand how the clever locals live off this stunning waterway.

Day 11 Yangon - Kyaiktiyo

Travel to Kyaiktiyo and go on a short trek tom the stunning 'Golden Rock'.

Day 12 Bago - Yangon

Wander through the Shwemawdaw Pagoda in Bago and visit the impressive Reclining Buddha statue en route to Yangon.

Days 13-15 Ngwesaung

The country's biggest city and former capital, Yangon has many cultural delights and excellent sights, including religious monuments, museums, parks and the Bogyoke Market.

Days 16-17 Yangon

Stop in again at Bassein (Pathein) en route back to Yangon to visit the local cottage industries and learn about the country's involvement in World War II. Arrive back in Yangon in the afternoon and spend the evening with the group, watching the sunset over Shwedagon Pagoda, savouring local cuisine and toasting the final night of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,835
      CAD $4,080
      AUD $4,240
      EUR €2,950
      GBP £2,535
      NZD $5,025
      ZAR R38,595
      CHF FR3,635
      *
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