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Myanmar Holidays: An Overview

Myanmar is a country of history, culture, and incredibly beautiful landscapes, and we are delighted to be offering holidays there.

Original Travel offers different ways to see the best of what Myanmar (Burma) has to offer: be it a tailor-made tour of the best bits from Yangon to Bagan and Lake Inle; or a set departure cruise along the famous Irrawaddy River from Bagan to Mandalay. Whichever way you choose to see this magical country, you will never forget the eye-catching pagodas in Yangon, the village life around Inle Lake and the sheer charm of the local inhabitants.

Most visitors will arrive into Yangon, which is a relatively quiet and charming city. The undoubted highlight here being the Shwedagon Pagoda, a stunning and extremely humbling place where we can arrange for visitors to take part in a robe offering ceremony with some of the temple monks.

There is a relatively well worn path for travellers exploring Myanmar - and for very good reason. The temple strewn landscape of Bagan is a photographers dream, so ensure all camera batteries are suitably charged. This is also the perfect spot to view the landscape from above, with a serene hot air balloon journey.

In the interests of expediency, the flight to Mandalay has replaced the road, but a visit is still well worthwhile. Highlights here include the wonderful alms collection at Mahagandayon monastery, when over 1,000 monks gather to collect their daily meal from the local Buddhists.

The tranquil setting of Inle Lake also feature highly on most visitors lists, where the labryinth waterways are best explored by boat or kayak.

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Mandalay
Bagan
Inle Lake
Ngapali Beach
Yangon
Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago
Mandalay
Bagan
Inle Lake
Ngapali Beach
Yangon
Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago
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A Note on Price

A two week itinerary in Myanmar costs from £4,835 per person.