Amazing Burma

04/15/2021 through 12/17/2022
04/15/2021 through 12/20/2022
Trafalgar

Amazing Burma
Discover the sacred stupas, ancient traditions and spiritual reverence of mystical Burma. On this trip, you’ll explore some of the world’s holiest Buddhist sanctuaries and the captivating story of the country now officially known as Myanmar.


Sightseeing Highlights

  • EXPLORE Yangon
  • VISIT Shwedagon Pagoda and Scott’s Market in Yangon and Ananda Temple in Bagan.
  • SEE the unfinished Mingun Pagoda in Mingun and the ‘leg rowers’ – Intha fishermen at Inle Lake
  • CRUISE along the Ayeyarwady River from Mandalay to Mingun and Pakkoku to Bagan
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS Visit and have lunch with a local family in their home in Mandalay and gain a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lifestyle. (Day 6)
  • DIVE INTO CULTURE Visit a boat construction workshop at Inle Lake. (Day 3) See the ethnic Pa-O, Danu and Intha people at a local market. (Day 4) Discover thanaka, a traditional cosmetic made from ground bark. (Day 7)
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST in Inle Lake. (Day 4) Mandalay. (Day 5) Bagan. (Day 8)
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE Meet the students and teachers at a local monastic school and take part in an oil lamp lighting ceremony in Yangon. (Day 2) Enjoy lunch alongside student monks at a monastery in Mandalay. (Day 5)


Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 6 dinners (including Connect with Locals)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus – all Intra-Air flights: Yangon to Heho, Heho to Mandalay and Bagan to Yangon.
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • Handcrafted Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Myanmar
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Day 2 Discover Yangon
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Day 3 Onwards to scenic Inle Lake
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Day 4 Set sail around Inle Lake
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Day 5 Journey to Mandalay
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Day 6 Cruise up the Ayeyarwady River to Mingun
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Day 7 Continue to Bagan via Pakkoku
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Day 8 Uncover Bagan's Temples
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Day 9 Return to Yangon
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Day 10 Farewell Myanmar
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