Adventures in Burma's Golden Land

Trekking, Shan Hills
Trekking, Shan Hills
  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    From £4,895 per person sharing for departures in April.

  • What´s Included
    • Return international flights
    • 25 nights’ accommodation
    • Breakfast daily, 15 lunches & 6 dinners
    • Private transfers and tours
    • Private English speaking guides

     

  • Departure Information

    Daily departures October to April.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers

Our ‘Adventures in Burma's Golden Land' tour is a chance to take in some of the country's main attractions but also to get off the beaten track and explore parts of the country that few tourists take the time to visit. As well as sightseeing in Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle lake you will also take a slow boat down the Irrawaddy, trek in the Shan Hills and discover a section of the Old Burma Road. Your exertions will be rewarded with a few days well earned rest at the beach!

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow to Yangon: via Bangkok, with Thai Airways
  • 2
  • Yangon: arrive & check in. Afternoon city tour including a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda.
  • 3
  • Yangon - Bago - Kyaiktiyo: drive to Bago, then on to the 'Golden Rock'.
  • 4
  • Kyaiktiyo - Bago - Yangon: return to Yangon for some sightseeing.
  • 5
  • Yangon - Mandalay: fly to Mandalay for 2 nights. Afternoon city tour.
  • 6
  • Mandalay: full day tour of the region's ancient kingdoms.
  • 7
  • Mandalay - Pyin U Lwin: drive to Pyin U Lwin and take the train across the Gokteik Bridge. Return to the former Maymyo for sightseeing.
  • 8
  • Pyin U Lwin: a day at leisure to explore this charming colonial hill station.
  • 9
  • Pyin U Lwin - Hsipaw: drive to Hsipaw, explore the town and surrounds.
  • 10
  • Hsipaw - Lashio: drive on to Lashio, passing through small villages.
  • 11
  • Lashio - Muse: visit the local market and then drive to Muse on the border with China.
  • 12
  • Muse - Bhamo: drive to Bhamo and explore the town on arrival.
  • 13
  • Bhamo - Irrawaddy cruise: today join your private boat for a 3 day cruise on the Irrawaddy River.
  • 14
  • Irrawaddy cruise: continue downstream stopping off along the way.
  • 15
  • Irrawaddy cruise - Mingun - Mandalay: cruise to Mingun and then on to Mandalay to overnight.
  • 16
  • Mandalay - Bagan: fly to Bagan and begin your sightseeing at the ruins.
  • 17
  • Bagan: a full day to explore this famous archaeological site.
  • 18
  • Bagan - Mount Popa - Bagan: morning balloon ride, followed by a trip to Mount Popa.
  • 19
  • Bagan - Heho - Kalaw - Shan Hills: fly to Heho, drive to Kalaw to begin your trek in the Shan Hills.
  • 20
  • Shan Hills: enjoy a guided trek through the scenic countryside.
  • 21
  • Shan Hills - Inle Lake: trek down from the hills to Inle Lake.
  • 22
  • Inle Lake: enjoy a day exploring the lake and its magnificent scenery.
  • 23
  • Inle Lake - Ngapali Beach: fly to Ngapali Beach and relax.
  • 24&25
  • Ngapali Beach: enjoy some time at the beach after your tour.
  • 26
  • Ngapali Beach - Yangon: return to Yangon for sightseeing and a last chance to shop for souvenirs.
  • 27
  • Yangon - London: via Bangkok, with Thai Airways.
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