Complete Myanmar

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Run by: Selective Asia

Reference number: Complete Myanmar

From: £3361.00

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.


Itinerary Overview:

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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