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The Ayeyarwady & Myeik Archipelago

14 days from £7,545pp

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

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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the colonial remnants and gold gilded pagodas of downtown Yangon.

  • Sail along the Ayeyarwady in luxury visiting quaint villages and historical sights along the way.

  • Watch the sunset over Bagan's spectacular archaeological site.

  • Embark on a cruise around the unspoilt Mergui archipelago.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Yangon
  • Mandalay
  • Bagan
  • Yangon
  • Kawthoung

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

International outbound flight

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

Day 2 Yangon


Upon arrival in Yangon you will be met be an Audley representative and taken to your hotel. After settling in to your accommodation you will be taken to the beautiful Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset before enjoying some refreshments on the popular 19th street.

Day 3 Yangon


This morning you will be met by your guide and driven to downtown Yangon where you will enjoy a walking tour of the old colonial district. The afternoon is free to explore at your own leisure.

Day 4 Yangon

Day 5 Mandalay

Yangon , Mandalay

This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport in time for your early morning flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival in Mandalay you will be met by your guide and taken to your hotel. This afternoon can be spent exploring Mandalay at your own leisure.

Day 6 Mandalay


Today you will board the Sanctuary Ananda for a fascinating cruise down the Ayeyarwady. After settling in to your cabin you can enjoy a meal in the restaurant and a cocktail on the top deck under the stars.

Day 7 Mandalay


Today the cruise will take you to Sin Kyun Village and the historic site of Mingun.

Day 8 Mandalay


Today you will explore the markets of Pakokku and the Shewzigon Pagoda.

Day 9 Mandalay


Today you will have some time to further explore Bagan before enjoying a spectacular sunset over the archaeological site.

Day 10 Yangon

Mandalay , Bagan , Yangon

Bid farewell to the cruise and fly to Yangon where you will be spending the night.

Day 11 On-board ship (Kawthoung)

Yangon , On-board ship

This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport in time for your early morning flight to Kawthoung. Upon arrival in Kawthoung you will be met by a representative from Burma Boating and taken to the jetty in time to begin your cruise.


Day 12 On-board ship (Kawthoung)

On-board ship

Waking up to the pristine beauty of the Mergui archipelago you will spend the day exploring some the region's many islands and beaches.


Day 13 On-board ship (Kawthoung)

On-board ship

Today you will further explore the Mergui archipelago meeting the Moken sea people and learn about their daily life.


Day 14 International return flight

Kawthoung , International return flight

Today you will disembark the cruise in Kawthuong and transfer to Phuket for your onward arrangements. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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