A journey of discovery through a magical country - see the finest and most exciting sites, cities and landmarks that Burma has to offer with The Ultimate Travel Company.
This absorbing journey, which explores the Golden Triangle and beyond, is the perfect introduction to the history, culture and magnificent scenery of a country little changed by time.
After discovering the fascinating sights of Yangon, you fly to the ancient capital, Bagan, to explore just some of the extraordinary number of fine temples, pagodas and archaeological sites that abound here. You then board R/V Paukan, a charming traditional-style river vessel, for the overnight journey up the famed Irrawaddy to Mandalay where you spend two days in the ‘Royal City’, with its ancient wooden monasteries and intriguing religious sites.
From Mandalay you also get a chance to visit the beautiful National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, founded in 1915, and home to a large variety of trees and flowers from Burma (Myanmar) and beyond.
Afterwards you travel to the beautiful surroundings of Lake Inle with its picturesque mountain backdrop and timeless way of life, before completing this captivating journey with a few days at Ngapli Beach on the west coast.
Day 1: Depart London. Days 2/3: Arrive Yangon. City sightseeing. Overnights Governor’s Residence. Days 4/5: Fly to Bagan. City sightseeing & excursion to Mount Popa. Overnights Bagan Lodge. Days 6/7: Cruising on Irrawaddy River. Overnight R/V Paukan. Days 8/9: Arrive Mandalay. City sightseeing & excursion to Maymyo. Overnights Mandalay Hill Resort. Days 10/12: Fly to Inle Lake. Local excursions. Overnights Inle Princess Resort. Days 13/15: Fly to Thandwe and drive to Ngapali Beach. At leisure. Overnights Sandoway Resort. Days 16/17: Return by road to Thandwe and fly to London via Yangon.
From: £4,495 pp (based on 2 people travelling)
Price includes economy class flights and airport taxes.
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