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See The Golden Land of Burma on a 14-day adventure. Commencing from Mandalay through to Prome and passing along the Irrawaddy River, it is an exciting journey on board a traditional ship where you will cruise along experiencing sights of beautiful temples, mountainous landscapes and explore the cultural heritage of Burma.
Wander through the parks, colonial buildings and the golden Shwedagon Pagoda of Rangoon.
Explore over 3,000 temples on the plains of Bagan ▪ Walk along the world’s longest teak bridge in Mandalay
Become a local at the many small authentic villages along the Irrawaddy River
- Return international flights
- All Accommodation
- All meals
- All transportation & transfers
- All sightseeing & entrance fees
- English speaking National Escort & local guides
- Visa fees for UK & EU passport holders
Days 1-2: Fly to Rangoon (Yangon)
Fly overnight to Rangoon, the former capital of Burma (Myanmar). On arrival, you will be met by your expert tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 3: Journey to Mandalay
Fly to Mandalay, to board your cruise ship. Enjoy some sightseeing at the Mahamuni Pagoda and U Bein Bridge.
Day 4: Ava and Yandabo
Explore the ancient capital of Ava. Later visit the Pandaw School and visit the Pottery Village of Yandabo.
Day 5: Bagan
Tour a selection of Bagans 3,000 temples, a UNESCO-heritage site. Later visit a lacquer workshop.
Day 6: Bagan and Sale
Ascend Tan Chi Taung Mountain this morning for sunrise over Bagan. Visit teak monasteries in Sale including Yout Saun Kyaung.
Day 7: Magwe
Visit the Myat Thalon Pagoda, constructed from solid gold bricks.
Day 8: Minhla and Gwechaung
Visit the Italian 18th-century forts of Minhla and Gwechaung.
Day 9: Prome
Visit the former centre of the Pyu civilisation known as Thiri Ya Kittiya.
Day 10: Akauk Taung
Stop at Akauk Taung (Tax Mountain) to explore the stone carvings here.
Day 11: Danubyu
Explore Delta creeks and stop at Danubyu, a lesser-known town with a busy port and bustling market.
Day 12: Twante
Sail onto the Twante canal which connects the Yangon and Irrawaddy Rivers. Stop to explore the town of Twante.
Day 13: Rangoon
Disembark at Rangoon. This evening visits the famous Shwedagon Pagoda and enjoy the sunset.
Day 14: Fly Rangoon to UK
Fly to the UK.
These tours are designed for those who wish to see the iconic sites and magnificent treasures of South East Asia on a more personal fully-inclusive tour. You will be accompanied by our dedicated and professional local guides, whose unparalleled knowledge will turn your holiday into an unforgettable experience.
Your accommodation is selected for convenience of location, comfort or character, and can range from a business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. In more remote areas, accommodation may be of a lower standard and may not have all western amenities.
Coaches: Coaches with air conditioning are used on our group tours for city sightseeing, short excursions to the countryside and longer transfers where necessary.
Planes: Internal flights are based on economy class, with reputable airlines.
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