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    Places visited:

  • Mandalay
  • Bagan
  • Yangon
  • Explore Bagan's spectacular archaeological site.

  • Spend a day visiting the ancient capitals around Mandalay.

  • Embark on a fascinating adventure up the Chindwin River.

  • Visit the charming town of Homalin, set before a rugged mountain back drop and famed for is candle lit markets.

  • Take in Yangon's colonial heritage and the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda.

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What our specialists say...

This three week trip enables you to explore Burma's main highlights as well as some of the country's hidden wonders including an adventurous cruise on the Chindwin on board the Belmond Orcaella. Along this stretch of water you will uncover some of the country's most untouched areas before returning south to Bagan and on to Yangon.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Mandalay
  • Bagan (Pagan)
  • Yangon (Rangoon)

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Mandalay.

Day 2 Mandalay


Upon arrival in Mandalay you will be greeted by an Audley representative and taken to your hotel. After settling into your accommodation you will have the afternoon free to explore the city at your own leisure.

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Day 3 Mandalay


Explore Mandalay today with a local guide who will offer a unique insight into everyday life in the city.

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Day 4 Mandalay


This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the riverside in time to meet the Belmond Orcaella for your cruise up the Chindwin River. After settling in to your cabin you can enjoy the hospitality on-board and perhaps a cocktail under the stars.

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Day 5 Mandalay


Cruise to Monywa and spend the afternoon exploring.

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Day 6 Mandalay


Today you will visit the traditional farming village of Moktaw.

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Day 8 Mandalay


Visit the lively Kalay market before enjoying an evening barbecue at Mawleik.

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Day 9 Mandalay

Day 10 Mandalay


Enjoy a morning trek to the rural village of Sitthaung before a leisurely afternoon on board.

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Day 11 Mandalay


Spend the day exploring the charming town of Homalin.

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Day 12 Mandalay


Enjoy a leisurely morning on board before arriving in Kyidaung for an afternoon walking tour.

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Day 13 Mandalay


Embark on a morning tour of Mingin before visiting Kani in the afternoon.

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Day 14 Mandalay

Day 16 Yangon (Rangoon)

Mandalay , Bagan (Pagan) , Yangon (Rangoon)

Bid farewell to the cruise and transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Yangon. Upon arrival in Yangon you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. After settling in to your accommodation you will have the rest of the afternoon free to explore at your own leisure.

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Day 17 Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon)

Today you will spend the full day exploring the city including its colonial remnants and the gold gilded Shwedagon Pagoda.

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Day 18 International return flight

Yangon (Rangoon) , International return flight

This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport for your onward flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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The specialist who designs your trip to Burma (Myanmar) will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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