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Highlights of Myanmar & the Far North

20 days from £6,870pp

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Tour highlights

  • Wander through the colonial remnants in a fast changing Yangon.

  • Cruise alongside the leg rowing fisherman on the waters of Inle Lake.

  • Cruise back in time with an adventure to Katha, Tagaung and the Upper Ayeyarwady.

  • Watch the sunset over Bagan.

Price includes:

  • Scheduled international and domestic flights
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Travel that's shaped around you

We know that travel has the most meaning when it's created individually for you. Our specialists will only start designing your trip once they understand exactly what you want it to be. So, consider this idea simply as inspiration for your own experience.

Itinerary idea in detail

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

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

  • Upon arrival in Yangon you will be met by an Audley representative and transferred to your hotel. After settling in to your accommodation you will have the afternoon free to explore at your own leisure.

  • This morning you will join your guide for an interesting walking tour of Yangon's colonial district before having the afternoon free to explore the city's streets and markets. This evening you will accompany your guide to the Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset before having some drinks on 19th Street.

  • Today you will journey out of the city boundaries and visit Bago and the Htaukkyant Second World War Cemetery.

  • This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport in time to meet your flight to Heho. Upon arrival in Heho you will be met by your guide and transferred to Inle lake where you will check in to your hotel. The evening is free to explore at your own leisure.

  • Today you will venture out onto Inle lake for a full day exploration.

  • This morning you will transfer to Kalaw via the caves at Pindaya.

  • Morning exploring Kalaw before journeying north to Mandalay. Your evening is free to explore at your own leisure.

  • Today you will board the RV Katha Pandaw and begin your cruise along the upper Ayeyarwady.

  • Today you will visit the charming pottery village of Kyuak-Myuong.

  • Take a morning stop at Khanyat before climbing Pagoda Hill and enjoying wonderful views over the Ayeyarwady.

  • Arrive at the enchanting colonial town of Katha, setting for George Orwell's Burmese Days.

  • Visit Kyun Daw village and venture around the countless small pagodas.

  • Cruise through the second defile, a dramatic towering gorge.

  • Explore the ancient city of Tagaung and its fortifications on foot.

  • Visit Mingun before disembarking the cruise in Mandalay. Upon arrival in Mandalay you will be met by your guide and taken to your hotel. The afternoon is free to explore the city at your own leisure.

  • Today you will journey south toward Myanmar's central plains and the magnificent archaeological site at Bagan. On route you will have the opportunity to stop off at the small township of Pakokku for some refreshments.

  • Full day exploring the temples of Bagan.

  • A second full day exploring the temples and Bagan township.

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

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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When to go

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Place Daily max temperature (°C) Monthly rainfall (mm)
Yangon
 
Inle Lake
 
Kalaw
 
Mandalay
 
Bagan
 

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