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Highlights of Myanmar - 2018

Small group tour
10 days - From US$2405*PP

Discover Myanmar on a fascinating journey through a land of ancient temples, riverside cities and communities floating on water. Meet the country's friendly people at markets, villages and monasteries, and gain an insight into life in a place largely cut off from Western influence for so long. If you are seeking colonial architecture, awe-inspiring temples, stunning landscapes and welcoming people, this is the trip for you.

Inclusions

  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches and 1 dinner
  • 3 internal flights
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • local boat transport
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • Tour leader based on a minimum 10 travelers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • porterage and incidental tipping and arrival and departure transfers.

Prices and Departures

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Start

DECEMBER 2nd
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 11th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$3036*

Single supplement:
US$812*
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DECEMBER 16th
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 25th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$3036*

Single supplement:
US$812*
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Start

JANUARY 13th
(Saturday)

End

JANUARY 22nd
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2405*

Single supplement:
US$640*
On Request

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Start

JANUARY 27th
(Saturday)

End

FEBRUARY 5th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2405*

Single supplement:
US$640*
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FEBRUARY 10th
(Saturday)

End

FEBRUARY 19th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2405*

Single supplement:
US$640*
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FEBRUARY 24th
(Saturday)

End

MARCH 5th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2405*

Single supplement:
US$640*
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MARCH 24th
(Saturday)

End

APRIL 2nd
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2405*

Single supplement:
US$640*
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OCTOBER 20th
(Saturday)

End

OCTOBER 29th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2520*

Single supplement:
US$670*
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NOVEMBER 3rd
(Saturday)

End

NOVEMBER 12th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2520*

Single supplement:
US$670*
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NOVEMBER 17th
(Saturday)

End

NOVEMBER 26th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2520*

Single supplement:
US$670*
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DECEMBER 1st
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 10th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2520*

Single supplement:
US$670*
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DECEMBER 15th
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 24th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2520*

Single supplement:
US$670*
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JANUARY 12th
(Saturday)

End

JANUARY 21st
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2530*

Single supplement:
US$665*
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JANUARY 26th
(Saturday)

End

FEBRUARY 4th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2530*

Single supplement:
US$665*
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FEBRUARY 9th
(Saturday)

End

FEBRUARY 18th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2530*

Single supplement:
US$665*
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FEBRUARY 23rd
(Saturday)

End

MARCH 4th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2530*

Single supplement:
US$665*
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MARCH 23rd
(Saturday)

End

APRIL 1st
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2530*

Single supplement:
US$665*
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OCTOBER 19th
(Saturday)

End

OCTOBER 28th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2645*

Single supplement:
US$705*
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NOVEMBER 2nd
(Saturday)

End

NOVEMBER 11th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2645*

Single supplement:
US$705*
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NOVEMBER 16th
(Saturday)

End

NOVEMBER 25th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2645*

Single supplement:
US$705*
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NOVEMBER 30th
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 9th
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2645*

Single supplement:
US$705*
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DECEMBER 14th
(Saturday)

End

DECEMBER 23rd
(Monday)

Per person from:

US$2645*

Single supplement:
US$705*
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Small Group Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon (Rangoon)
Arrive in Yangon and transfer to your hotel. Meet your fellow travelers and Tour Leader (or local guide) for a drink and a welcome briefing.

Hotel: Summit Parkview (or similar)

Day 2: Shwedagon Pagoda
On a walking tour of Yangon, see examples of the city’s best colonial architecture, wander the backstreets of the downtown area, and end the day at the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon’s crowning glory.

Hotel: Summit Parkview (or similar)

Day 3: Yangon to Mandalay
Take an early morning flight to Mandalay. Spend a full day exploring the city with visits to the Jade Market, Royal Palace, Golden Palace Monastery, and Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to ‘The World’s Largest Book’.

Hotel: Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel (or similar)

Day 4: U Bein Bridge
At Sagaing, visit a local nunnery and contribute food at the daily alms offering before joining the nuns for a delicious home-cooked lunch. Enjoy an excursion to U Bein Bridge – a 200-year-old teak bridge that spans over 1.2 kilometers and offers fabulous views of the surrounding farmlands and streams.

Hotel: Yadanarpon Dynasty Hotel (or similar)

Day 5: Mandalay to Bagan
Relax with a full day cruise on the Irrawaddy and observe life along the river.

Hotel: Thazin Garden (or similar)

Day 6: Bagan
Enjoy a delicious noodle breakfast at a local teahouse before discovering some of Bagan’s most important monuments such as Shwezigon Pagoda and famous Ananda Temple. In the afternoon, visit Minnathu village filled with friendly locals and a blacksmith who still makes everything by hand. Continue to 12th century Dhammayazika Paya temple and stop at a workshop or two to see how local handicrafts are made before enjoying a stunning sunset view of Bagan’s monuments.

Hotel: Thazin Garden (or similar)

Day 7: Bagan to Inle Lake
Fly to Heho and drive to Pindaya to visit a bee-keeping project that empowers vulnerable people. Continue to Nyaung Shwe and board a local boat to start your exploration of the waterways of Inle Lake. See fishermen famous for their curious ‘leg-rowing’ technique and lush ‘floating gardens’. Stop at a few handicraft villages before gliding up to your lakeside hotel where you have a free evening to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Inle Lake.

Hotel: Inle Resort (or similar)

Day 8: Inle Lake
Visit the region’s morning market, which rotates its location around the lake’s villages in a five-day rhythm, and is visited by people from surrounding villages and hilltribes. Continue to Intha Heritage House and later, cruise to In Dein village to explore the ancient stupas of Nyaung Ohak and Shwe Inn Thein Paya.

Hotel: Inle Resort (or similar)

Day 9: Heho to Yangon
Fly from Heho back to Yangon and enjoy the afternoon at leisure exploring the city. Celebrate a memorable visit to Myanmar with a farewell group dinner.

Hotel: Summit Parkview (or similar)

Day 10: Yangon
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Note: The cruise to Bagan on day 5 is subject to cancellation if river conditions are unfavorable. In the event that this cruise is cancelled, transport to Bagan will be by a flight and touring may be re-arranged.

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