800 342 1957  or  enquire now


Myanmar (Burma)

Feel the magic of the east

Discover the cultural treasures of the exotic east on a Myanmar (Burma) vacation, from temple-strewn landscapes to atmospheric floating villages.

Warm, friendly locals make you feel welcome in Myanmar, a country that’s only just come out of years of political isolation. Still largely untouched by the trappings of tourism, Myanmar offers a rewarding and authentic experience for adventurous travelers.

Plunge yourself into Burmese culture by visiting its greatest treasures, such as the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda, or the archaeological ruins of the enigmatic Plains of Bagan. Experience the country’s natural beauty at serene Inle Lake, and witness the unchanged lifestyle of the locals who make their home in its floating villages.

Go to offer bar

Asia Brochure

Request your free copy


Close offer bar

Request Your Free Asia Small Group Journey brochure.

Includes All our small group tours to Asia, including Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

  • Maximum of 16 travelers
  • Western tour leaders and English-speaking guides
  • Unique local experiences
  • Over 1,000 departures throughout 2016

Contact us Get a brochure

Myanmar (Burma) highlights

  • Visit local villages

    Visit local villages and markets for a glimpse of local life in rural Myanmar (Burma).

    Browse tours

  • Sunset at Bagan

    Watch the sun set behind the thousands of intricate stupas dotting the Bagan Plains.

    Browse tours

  • Inle Lake by riverboat

    Board a small riverboat to explore the floating villages and gardens of Inle Lake and see how the locals live.

    Browse tours

  • Visit a nunnery in Mandalay

    Many tourists visit the monasteries to see monks in Myanmar (Burma), but a visit to a local nunnery to share lunch with the resident nuns and learn about their way of life on Sagaing Hill, outside Mandalay, is an unforgettable experience.

    Browse tours

  • Traditional breakfast at a teahouse

    Perhaps a left-over from the British, Myanmar (Burma) has an obsession with tea and visiting a tea house is a thoroughly local experience. Try the local noodles or mohinga, a fish soup with rice noodles that is widely considered to be Myanmar (Burma)’s national dish, all washed down with a steaming cup of milky tea.

    Browse tours

  • The Luxurious Irrawaddy

    The Irrawaddy Explorer is the perfect way to appreciate the famous Irrawaddy River, the country’s main waterway and the source of much fishing and farming activity, and village life.Featuring five-star facilities and grand décor reflecting British-colonial times, the Irrawaddy Explorer is the ultimate way to reach Myanmar’s breathtaking sites and lesser-visited villages. 

    Browse tours

  • Cool off in Kalaw

    Wander the colonial hill station of Kalaw, high on the pine-clad hill or join a trek to nearby hill tribe villages.

    Browse tours

  • The glittering Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

    Nearly 100 metres tall, this gold-plated temple sports over 7000 precious jewels. The glittering edifice is a meeting place for families and pilgrims and can be seen from most of Yangon.

    Browse tours

  • Relax on Ngapali Beach

    Spend a few days relaxing on the pristine white sands of Ngapali Beach amidst turquoise waters and swaying palm trees.

    Browse tours

  • See Golden Rock

    Surrounded by untouched jungle, join pilgrims making the hike up Mt. Kyaiktiyo to the extraordinary Golden Rock.

    Browse tours