Explore magical Myanmar travelling from Yangon to Inle Lake, Bagan and Mandalay.
Myanmar is a country with a deep and fascinating culture. Beginning and ending in Yangon, discover the spiritual heavyweight of Shwedagon Pagoda, journey through Bagan and its thousands of pagodas, cross the longest teak bridge in the world near Mandalay and enjoy life lakeside at Inle Lake, where floating markets, leg-rowing fishermen and ethnic minorities make for a unique destination. Mix in delicious food, breathtaking landscapes and people both curious and welcoming, and you have a place that will keep you coming back for more.
Get acquainted with Myanmar on a tour of downtown Yangon. Truly an incredible city, Yangon is packed with beautiful pagodas, astounding giant Buddhas and countless historical sites
Touring the ancient city of Bagan by bicycle is a magical way to see the place. You'll have convenient and leisurely access to thousands of temples, stupas and pagodas
A full day of walking through the hills and villages of Kalaw may require a bit of energy, but it's one of the highlights of the trip. Get up-close and personal with the culture of rural Myanmar
Get lost in the floating markets of Inle Lake and encounter the many varied tribal people who call this place home. This is a truly authentic Southeast Asian experience
This trip involves a full day of walking in the hills and villages around Kalaw. While not a trek, the day still requires travellers to have a decent level of fitness.
Myanmar is a big country so you'll spend a lot of time travelling from place to place. Expect some long drives on this trip, and a full day cruising the Ayeyarwady River from Bagan to Inle. This is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers.
This trip gives you plenty of free time in each location, perfect for the traveller who appreciates a bit of independence.
Myanmar is a hot and humid country. Even wintertime is pleasantly warm by European standards, so take this into account if travelling here in summer.
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1. Please provide passport details at time of booking with exact name as per passport, as these are essential for booking services on this trip.
2. A Single Supplement to have your own room is available on this trip.
3. IMPORTANT ITINERARY CHANGE, affecting trips departing after 1st March 2017.
Day 2 - travel by public bus from Yangon to Bagan. Stay Overnight in Bagan
Day 3 - Full free day in Bagan.
Day 12 - Fly from to Yangon. This afternoon take included Yangon walking tour, and visit Shwedagon Pagoda.
4. TRANSPORT CHANGE: For tours from 1st April 2017 - 15th August 2017 the boat journey will be replaced by a private vehicle from Bagan to Mandalay (journey time approximately 5 hours).
5. Intrepid can book an optional sunrise balloon ride over the Bagan (operating October to March). Please refer to Day 4 of the Trip Notes for more information. Places are limited and we recommend advance booking with your agent.
Our Myanmar Experience trips score an average of 4.85 out of 5 based on 165 reviews in the last year.
Myanmar Experience is a very good trip. It combines culture and nature. Maynmar is not expensive and its pagodas are amazing. There are not yoo many tourists yet
Review submitted 26 Jul 2017
I would highly recommend this tour it hits all the key stops to get a real feel for the country and with plenty of time in each location you are not trying to cram experiences in. Myanmar is a wonderful country to visit and the people are so nice and genuinely friendly and helpful. The food was unreal - so fresh and tasty and the cleanliness of establishments from street food providers to the local venues and more "western" looking establishments will amaze you.
Review submitted 26 Jul 2017