Luxury Holidays to Burma (Myanmar) 2014

Luxury Travel specialists, World Odyssey, are offering a range of incredible itineraries to Burma (Myanmar) – as well as a number of other Far East destinations, for 2014.

Take a look at our 12 day itinerary, below, find more information on our Burma holidays page – or speak to one of our travel experts who can create your tailor made itinerary with full quotation.

Email info@world-odyssey.com or call our UK office on 01905 731 373

Luxury Burma (Myanmar) 12 night itineraries from £2,345 per person…

Having been closed to the outside world for so long, magnificent Myanmar (Burma) is opening up once again to the outside world and it does not disappoint.

This 12 night highlights tour is the perfect way to explore this cultural goldmine and experience the best that Burma has to offer.

Day 1 – Yangon

Arrive into Yangon International airport where you will be met and transferred by private vehicle to The Strand Hotel (or similar) for a 2 night stay.
Remainder of day at Leisure.

The Strand Hotel (Deluxe Suite) (B)

Day 2 – Yangon

This morning explore the former Capital, Yangon in this compact half day sightseeing tour. Highlights include Yangon’s colonial buildings, Scott Market and Sule Pagoda.

Later this afternoon visit the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar.

The Strand Hotel (Deluxe Suite) (B)

Day 3 – Yangon – Mandalay

Private transfer to Yangon airport early this morning for your flight to Mandalay – Stay 1 night at Mandalay Hill resort (or similar).
Spend the remainder of the day with your private guide, visiting the local area including U Bein Bridge, Mahamuni Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda and finally ending with the sunset of top of Mandalay Hill.

Mandalay Hill Resort (Deluxe Room) (B)

Day 4 – Mandalay – Bagan

Today you travel to Bagan on board a local river cruise boat. Witness the timeless scenery along the Irrawaddy River and arrive in time to see the sunset. Transfer from the jetty by private vehicle to Bagan Lodge (or similar) where you stay for the next 3 nights.

Bagan Lodge (Deluxe Room) (B)

Day 5 – Bagan

As a World Heritage Site, Bagan stands alongside the other great centres of South East Asia, comparable to Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Today explore the plains of Bagan with your local guide.

Bagan Lodge (Deluxe Room) (B)

Day 6 – Mount Popa

After breakfast take a scenic overland journey to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano with a shrine dedicated to animist spirits known as “Nats”. For the energetic, there is time to climb the 777 steps to the shrine at the top of the volcanic plug. Lunch included at local restaurant.

Bagan Lodge (Deluxe Room) (B,L)

Day 7 – Bagan – Inle Lake

Return by private transfer to Bagan airport for your short flight to Heho (gateway to Inle Lake). On arrival you will be met and driven to Nyaung Shwe, a town on the shores of Inle Lake for lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, taste some local Burmese wine and admire the beautiful Shan scenery at Red Mountain estate. Later you get out on the water – sail past stilt villages, local Intha people and the famous one-legged rower fisherman. Finally arrive at your Lakeside hotel, Villa Inle (or similar) where you stay for 3 nights.

Villa Inle (Lake Front Villa) (B,L)

Day 8 – Inle Lake

Full day sightseeing on the lake; take part in some fishing and visit to a floating gardens in preparation for your afternoon cooking class in a local Inthar home.

Villa Inle (Lake Front Villa) (B,L)

Day 9 – Inle Lake

Morning sightseeing to the Pa-Oh village of Indein. Lunch included at local restaurant.
Afternoon at Leisure.

Villa Inle (Lake Front Villa) (B,L)

Day 10 – Inle Lake – Ngapali

Transfer by private vehicle back to Heho airport to catch your flight to Thandwe. On arrival you will be greeted and driven to Ngapali Beach. Check into Ngapali Bay Villas (or similar) for 3 nights.

Ngapali Bay Villas (Deluxe Beach Front Villa) (B)

Day 11 & 12 – Ngapali

You now have two full days at leisure to relax on the beach.
Ngapali Bay Villas (Deluxe Beach Front Villa) (B)

Day 13 – Ngapali – Yangon

Late morning transfer back to Thandwe airport for your flight to Yangon. On arrival you will be escorted to the international terminal to catch your onward connecting international flight.

Total Cost from: £2,345.00 per person (based on twin/double share), includes:

• 12 nights’ accommodation on B&B basis (some local lunches included in Inle Lake and Bagan)
• Private Transfers as specified above
• Private sightseeing as specified above
• Domestic flights within Myanmar (Economy Class)

Excludes:

• Entry Visa
• International flights
• Items of a personal nature ie: telephone calls, additional meals, souvenirs etc
• Sightseeing & transfers other than mentioned above.

B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, FB: Full Board

Costs and availability are subject to change. From prices are based on current availability – travel dates between 1 November – 15 December 2014.

Find more information on our Burma holidays page – or speak to one of our travel experts who can create your tailor made itinerary with full quotation.

Email info@world-odyssey.com or call our UK office on 01905 731 373

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