A magical journey in Myanmar awaits. Whether you’re wandering through a forest of ancient stupas in Bagan or a maze of stalls at Bogyoke Market, this Best of Myanmar tour allows for total immersion in local color as you tour the best sights and highlights of this warm-hearted country. Led by our expert local guides, you’ll stay on Inle Lake, marvel at Shwedagon Pagoda, explore the wonders of Mandalay, walk across U Bein Bridge, mingle with hill tribes in Shan State and much, much more.
Start in historic Yangon where you’ll be surrounded by atmospheric colonial buildings—the legacy of Myanmar’s era of British rule. Join friendly locals at a tea shop to sip tea or coffee and sample delicious snacks. At Shwedagon Pagoda, you’ll gain an understanding of the deep reverence the Burmese people.
When you fly to the ancient capital of Bagan, you’ll see stunning, centuries-old relics of this spiritual reverence. A visit to a cave temple will reveal exquisite murals, while a walk through Bagan’s lesser-known forests of stupas will fill you with serenity and wonder. Watch the golden sunset from the upper terrace of a temple and cruise down the mighty Irrawaddy River to witness everyday river life.
From Sagaing to Amarapura, you’ll tour a chain of ancient capitals and walk alongside local commuters on the world’s longest teak bridge. Then, an exploration of Inle Lake will introduce you to Myanmar’s intriguing ethnic minority groups, as well as their watery lifestyles. Upon your return to Yangon, you can explore the city’s outskirts on the slow-moving circular train. A stroll around Bogyoke Market will provide the perfect opportunity for last-minute souvenir shopping before you are transferred to the airport for your departure flight.