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Burma (Myanmar) travel guides

Burma (Myanmar) travel guides

Our specialists share their knowledge of Burma (Myanmar)

Inaccessible for such a long period of time, Burma still retains an air of mystery. Our travel guides are designed to help you make informed choices as you plan your tailor-made holiday to this wondrous country. With friendly people, an interesting history, ample walking and trekking opportunities and fascinating temples, Burma offers an eclectic mix of rewarding experiences.

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Audley Travel specialist Mark

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Burma (Myanmar) specialists on 01993 838 105

Ideas for how to explore Burma (Myanmar)

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Burma (Myanmar). We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

The ox and cart method is widely used in  Burma (Myanmar)
Burma (Myanmar)

Audley's policy on Burma (Myanmar)

Craig Burkinshaw, Audley's founding Managing Director, explains our position on travel and tourism in Burma.

The Ann village near Kengtung sits happily on the hillside, Burma (Myanmar)
Burma (Myanmar)

Walking & trekking in Burma (Myanmar)

Discovering out-of-the-way places, meeting local people, seeing stunning views or just challenging yourself - a walking or trekking holiday in Burma (Myanmar) will give a completely different perspective on the environment around you that is simply impossible to achieve from a vehicle.


Women of the Ann tribe paint their teeth black
Burma (Myanmar)

People of Burma (Myanmar)

Some destinations are special because things just don't seem to change and one such constant in Burma is its people. Burma specialist Hannah describes a recent visit to this beguiling country and her fascination and liking for its effervescent people.

The swimming pool at the Savoy Hotel, Yangon
Burma (Myanmar)

Character properties in Burma (Myanmar)

If you're planning a tailor-made holiday to Burma, our specialists can recommend the benefits of staying in a property with character as well as the ethics of travel to this fascinating country.

RV Paukan 1947, Bagan
Burma (Myanmar)

Burma (Myanmar) by boat: a river cruising guide

From the deck of a boat view Burma's traditional waterborne ways of life, which have remained largely unchanged for centuries. Spend time in Yangon and Mandalay and visit the famous temples of Bagan.


Leg Rower, Inle Lake, Burma (Myanmar)
Burma (Myanmar)

Honeymoons in Burma (Myanmar)

Burma is not your archetypal honeymoon destination but that's why you should consider it. An Audley tailor-made Burma honeymoon will leave you with lingering memories of stunning temples, smiling faces and a wonderfully laid-back way of life. It also has some beautiful beaches.

Shwedagon Pagoda
Burma (Myanmar)

Burma (Myanmar)’s temples beyond Bagan

Including Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda, Mahu Muni Pagoda in Mandalay and the temples of Indein at Inle Lake, Southeast Asia specialist, Hannah puts forward her pick of the main temple sites to see outside of Bagan.

Novice monks chat between lectures in Nyaungshwe
Burma (Myanmar)

What to do in Burma (Myanmar): our highlights guide

Burma is one of Audley's original destinations. As a first-time visitor discover its wealth of highlights, especially its charming hosts, the Burmese people themselves.