As a relative newcomer to adventure travel, exploring the mysterious nation of Myanmar (also known as Burma) often feels like setting foot on a foreign, untouched planet. With few other travellers to contend with, the natural and man-made wonders of this underexplored part of Southeast Asia often feel like they’ve been placed here just for you. And what wonders they are: Inle Lake’s unique floating gardens, the staggering imperial ruins of ancient Bagan, the incomparable palaces of Mandalay, and enveloping forests throughout. Unknown pleasures await — come find them.
Arrive at any time.
Visit the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda before heading up to Golden Rock and its pagoda at the top of Mt Kyaiktiyo. Take in a bird's eye view of the surroundings, before returning back to Kinpun.
Travel back to Yangon, stopping in Mingaladon to see a reclining Buddha or the Htauk Kyant War memorial.
Take an early flight to Mandalay and explore its ancient temples and sights, like the Golden Monastery.
Visit the nearby ancient royal capital of Amarapura. Opt to traverse the world's longest teak bridge. Visit the village of Mingun before returning to Mandalay.
Transfer from Mandalay to ancient Bagan. Enjoy free time on arrival.
Enjoy a packed day learning about the culture and history of this once great civilization. Visit ancient sites that host hundreds of temples and stupas. Visit the Nyaung Oo market.
Enjoy a free day and continue your exploration of this gorgeous area or take some time to relax.
Drive to the cooler air of Kalaw, a former British hill station, visiting Mt Popa en route.
Stretch your legs with a hike through the scenic hills of Kalaw and enjoy an included lunch.
Enjoy a free morning exploring Kalaw. In the afternoon, board the local train for a scenic journey to Inle Lake.
Explore the lake by boat and visit some of its floating villages. Try to spot the famous Intha leg-rowers during the tour.
Fly back to Yangon for a final chance to explore and shop in the old capital. Enjoy a farewell dinner at a G Adventures-supported project.
Depart any time.