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Grand tour of Burma (Myanmar)

14 days from £7,990pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy a relaxing meander along the famous Ayeyarwady River.

  • Swim in the waters of the Bay of Bengal at Ngapali Beach.

  • Take a leisurely boat trip around the picturesque Inle Lake.

  • Marvel at the 3,000 temples and stupas of Bagan.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Yangon (Rangoon)
  • Bagan (Pagan)
  • Mandalay
  • Heho
  • Inle Lake
  • Heho
  • Ngapali Beach
  • Inle Lake
  • Ngapali Beach
  • Yangon (Rangoon)

Itinerary idea in detail

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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

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Yangon (Rangoon).

Day 2 Yangon (Rangoon)

Day 2 Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon)

On arrival in Yangon you will be met by your private vehicle and transferred to the beautifully restored Governor's Residence.

Day 3 Yangon (Rangoon)

Day 3 Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon)

This morning you will visit the Audley-sponsored school near Twante that was rebuilt using funds raised in the aftermath of cyclone Nargis in 2008. You will meet the pupils and teachers as well as take a walk around the small village of Paya Ngoto. Returning to Yangon you will have a tour of the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset. A perfect time to soak up the magical atmosphere at the city's spiritual centrepiece.

Day 4 Bagan (Pagan)

Day 4 Bagan (Pagan)

Yangon (Rangoon) , Bagan (Pagan)

This morning fly to Bagan in time to board the luxury river cruiser the Road to Mandalay. You will have chance to visit some of the most impressive temples of Bagan today.

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Day 5 Bagan (Pagan)

Day 5 Bagan (Pagan)

Bagan (Pagan)

After a morning exploring the temples of Pagan, relax on board the Road to Mandalay as it gently takes you downstream to Mandalay.

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Day 6 Bagan (Pagan)

Day 6 Bagan (Pagan)

Bagan (Pagan)

Visit the former city of Sagaing on the banks of the Ayeyarwaddy.

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Day 7 Bagan (Pagan)

Day 7 Bagan (Pagan)

Bagan (Pagan)

Explore the unfinished yet colossal remains of King Bodawpaya's Pagoda at Mingun and the world's largest uncracked bell.

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Day 8 Inle Lake

Day 8 Inle Lake

Bagan (Pagan) , Mandalay , Heho , Inle Lake

Disembark the Road to Mandalay and transfer to the airport for your flight to Heho. On arrival you will be transferred to the small town of Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake. Here you will travel to your lake-side accommodation.

Day 9 Inle Lake

Day 9 Inle Lake

Inle Lake

Explore Inle Lake by private boat. This is a leisurely day trip and includes visits to stilted villages, monasteries and an interesting tribal market.

Day 10 Inle Lake

Day 10 Inle Lake

Heho , Ngapali Beach , Inle Lake

Return to the airport at Heho and fly to Ngapali Beach for three nights relaxing at the beautiful Sandoway Resort. This is an undeveloped beach and is a hidden gem!

Day 11 Ngapali Beach

Day 11 Ngapali Beach

Day 12 Ngapali Beach

Day 12 Ngapali Beach

Day 13 Yangon (Rangoon)

Day 13 Yangon (Rangoon)

Ngapali Beach , Yangon (Rangoon)

Return to Yangon and spend the afternoon relaxing at your hotel or by taking a leisurely walking tour to explore the city's colonial architecture and history.

Day 14 International return flight

Day 14 International return flight

Yangon (Rangoon) , International return flight

This morning you have a private transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Bangkok, where you'll connect ready for your international flight back home. 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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