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The Ayeyarwady & Myeik Archipelago

13 days from $9,975pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

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

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What our specialists say...

This is an excellent introduction to Burma, combining its rich history, varied culture and stunning natural beauty. Explore the highlights of the country and take a short cruise on the Ayeyarwady, and the unspoilt Myeik Archipelago.

We recommend this trip for:

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

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Day 1 Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon)

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.

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Day 2 Yangon (Rangoon)

Yangon (Rangoon)

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.

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Day 3 Yangon (Rangoon)

Day 4 Mandalay

Yangon (Rangoon) , 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.

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Day 5 Mandalay

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.

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Day 6 Mandalay

Mandalay

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

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Day 7 Mandalay

Mandalay

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

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Day 8 Mandalay

Mandalay

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

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Day 9 Yangon (Rangoon)

Mandalay , Bagan (Pagan) , Yangon (Rangoon)

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

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Day 10 Kawthoung

Yangon (Rangoon) , Kawthoung

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.

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Day 11 Kawthoung

Kawthoung

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

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Day 12 Kawthoung

Kawthoung

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

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Day 13 Return home

Kawthoung

Today you will disembark the cruise in Kawthuong and transfer to Phuket for your onward arrangements.

Audley Travel specialist Blair
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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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