The ultimate Myanmar experience, Complete Myanmar includes all the country's key highlights along with a selection of lesser known gems.
Your journey begins in the bustling former capital of Yangon, before travelling east to the remarkable holy 'Golden Rock' pilgrimage site at Kyaiktiyo. Continue in a south-easterly direction to Hpa An: a friendly, picturesque town where foreign tourists are still something of a novelty. Spend time exploring the sacred Mount Zwegabin and the surrounding limestone formations which house Buddhist caves.
Return to Yangon for a night before taking the short flight to Bagan, home to one of Asia's most iconic and breath-taking temple sites. There will be plenty of opportunity to explore the temple sites by foot and bicycle, before heading north to Mandalay: the City of Gems. A stop in Mandalay is not complete without witnessing sun rise over U Bein Bridge and visiting Sagaing, the country’s religious centre. There will also be time for a trip to the former Colonial hill-station at Maymyo.
Continue your journey south to the picturesque Inle Lake, taking the opportunity to enjoy a balloon ride across over the lake at dawn! Cap it all off with a few days looking out across the Bay of Bengal from the splendour of Ngapali Beach.
Day 1 - arrive Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon by night
Day 2 - Yangon, Circle Train, Sule Pagoda, Colonial Walking Tour
Day 3 - Yangon, Htaukkyant, Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)
Day 4 - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock), Kinpun, Hpa An, Kyauk Kalap Pagoda
Day 5 - Hpa An, Mount Zwekabin Trek, Saddar Cave
Day 6 - Hpa An, Kawgun Cave, Yangon
Day 7 - Yangon, Nyaung U, Bagan, Temple Tour
Day 8 - Bagan, Temples Cycle Tour
Day 9 - Bagan, Mount Popa, Taung Kalat Monastery, Mandalay
Day 10 - Mandalay, Mingun, Sagaing at sunset
Day 11 - Mandalay, Morning Flower Market, Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin)
Day 12 - Mandalay, U Bein Bridge, Heho, Nyaung Shwe, Inle Lake
Day 13 - Inle Lake, Canoe Tour, In Dein & Ywama
Day 14 - Inle Lake, Balloon over Inle, Nyaung Shwe
Day 15 - Heho, Thandwe, Ngapali Beach
Day 16 - Ngapali Beach
Day 17 - Ngapali Beach
Day 18 - Ngapali Beach, Thandwe, depart Yangon
As with all our holidays, we have created lots of free time for you to enjoy as you please. If you would prefer a more ‘complete’ travel programme, we will be happy to oblige. We can also tailor this holiday to meet your exact needs - your holiday, your way.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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