Flavours of Burma
Burma is epic in both size and scale. Unsurprisingly, its many influences have coalesced to forge an enthralling culinary identity, so you can run the gamut of Burmese cuisine.
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Day 1: Arrive Yangon
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon explore Yangon with a visit to Mawtin Jetty and then on to Chinatown. In the evening experience a street food tour by trishaw.
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan
Fly to Bagan. Spend the morning exploring Bagan’s most important temples by e-bike. After a curry lunch continue your temple explorations by car.
Day 3: Bagan
Visit Nyaung Oo market followed by a visit to a Pone Yay Gyi shop – Bagan’s most famous food treat, where you can learn the steps to make this black paste. For lunch visit the family of a toddy palm climber, and watch the art of collecting of the juice to make molasses. Finish the day with a cruise on the Irrawaddy.
Day 4: Bagan – Mandalay
Fly to Mandalay. Sightseeing commences with a visit to Mahamuni Pagoda. Continue on to the workshops of some local craftsmen, known for their work in tapestry, gold leaf and marble. Following this, there is the chance to try a local treat, Le Phet Thole, followed by lunch at a local tea house. The afternoon tour takes you to Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to the world’s biggest book, and Shwenandaw Monastery.
Day 5: Mandalay – Heho – Inle Lake
Fly to Heho and travel to Inle Lake. Spend the morning visiting the local market. Continue by trishaw down the canal to witness goods being traded from the boats. Stop by a tomato house, and pass by monasteries and nunneries as you go. Sample some of the best Shan food at View Point Restaurant for lunch, and then continue to Red Mountain Estate Vineyards and Winery.
Day 6: Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon
Visit the daily market before continuing across the lake, passing by stilted houses and leg-rowing fishermen. Visit Khaung Daing Village, famous for its fried tofu crackers, and then travel by boat to an Inthar family’s house and join them in preparing lunch. In the afternoon fly to Yangon.
Day 7: Yangon
This afternoon visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda and Kandawgyi Park.
Day 8: Yangon
Your trip ends with a transfer to the airport.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Yangon:||From $1,885.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||7 breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 1 Dinner|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & Private air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flights:||Air Ticket: Yangon / Bagan / Mandalay / Heho / Yangon|
|Accommodation:||7 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.