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See Myanmar in style. Travelling by private motorboat, horse-carriage and elephant coach you’ll take sunset cruises, have wine-tasting sessions, see less-visited temples and unseen markets, visit village schools and craft villages and dine with local families of lake-based communities at Inle Lake.
Tour Yangon in a restored 1945 vintage Chevrolet, known as an ‘Elephant Coach’. Watch sunset from Shwedagon Pagoda, overlooking the city. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner at The Strand.
Head out onto the magnificent Inle Lake in a private motorboat and stay in a stilt bungalow with panoramic views of the lake. Visit a monastery famed for its ‘jumping cats’; local cats which have been trained in the unique skill of jumping through hoops! Visit a local school at a Pa-Oh village to meet the staff and pupils. Enjoy a traditional lunch at an Inthar House in Nampan Village. Have a wine tasting session at the Inle Princess Wine Cave. Browse a lively morning market and visit the local nunneries and monasteries to learn about life in these Buddhist institutions.
Take a morning trip to the busy market of Nyaung Oo and see local life as Bagan residents do their morning shopping. Take a sunset cruise along the Irrawaddy River enjoying stunning views of Bagan with a cocktail. Clop along in a horse carriage to visit Ananda Temple and its nearby monastery. Pass the highest temple in Bagan and the enormous Dhammayangyi Temple.
Go to Bogyoke Market; filled with handmade goods and curios: a perfect place for gift shopping.
- Tour Yangon in a restored 1945 vintage Chevrolet, known as an ‘Elephant Coach’.
- Stay in a lakeside stilt bungalow with panoramic views of the lake.
- Sit on cushions at a low-table and enjoy an Inthar meal at a traditional Inthar House.
- Visit a Pa-Oh village school to meet the staff and pupils of this small community.
- Cruise the Irrawaddy River with cocktails and enjoy stunning sunset views of Bagan.
Price (USD $ ) per person based on a double/twin sharing basis.
|Valid until 30 Apr. 2014||From USD$2248 per person|
|01 May 2014 - 30 Sep 2014||From USD $2007 per person|
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Included in this Backyard Travel tour:
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
- Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
- Service of English speaking guides in every location
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Not included in this Backyard Travel tour:
- Domestic & international flights
- Departure taxes if applicable
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
- Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tips for guides and drivers
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa fees (contact us for further information)
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