Amazing, surreal, largely untouched by modernity there are a ton of ways to describe Burma (also known as Myanmar), but its better to visit and see for yourself. Using Thailand as a jumping off point, take two weeks to walk, hike, and roam all over the region, from the Bagan temples and ruins to the rice paddies and rural hilltribes. And with two flights included, youll avoid long travel days and ensure you get the most out of your cultural immersion in different Burmese towns. Just trust us when we say you need to experience the wonder and beauty of Burma for yourself at least once in your life. Make that time now right now.
Duration: 14 Days
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Average
Trip Rating: 80.0%
Trip ID: 145434
End City: Bangkok, Thailand
|Duration: 14 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: Average|
|Accommodation standard: Not Rated%||Traveller Tour Rating: 80.0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 145434|
|Starts: Chiang Mai, Thailand||Finishes: Bangkok, Thailand|
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Cross the border into Myanmar (Burma), then travel inland to the ethnically diverse town of Kengtung.
Border Crossing (Thailand - Myanmar/Burma)
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s), 155km)
Enjoy an included half-day trek through rice paddies along a countryside dotted by various hilltribes. Later in the afternoon, travel in style with a quick flight to serene Inle, home to the Intha people, floating villages, and leg rowers.
Half-day Hilltribe Trek
Plane (2.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 30km)
Enjoy free time to explore the area. Opt to rent a bike, take a cooking class, or tour the lake by boat, visiting some of its floating villages and gardens.
Continue exploring Inle Lake with another free day. Later this evening, board an overnight bus to Bagan.
Overnight bus (9.00 hour(s), 320km)
Arrive early in the morning and visit the ancient site of Bagan for a sunrise temple tour. Afterwards, enjoy an included breakfast at Sanon, a G Adventures-supported restaurant and culinary training school. Enjoy free time for the rest of the day.
Sunrise Temple Tour
Meal at Sanon Restaurant and Culinary Training School
Enjoy a free day to visit nearby villages or further explore the ruins.
Travel to Mandalay and enjoy free time. Opt to climb Mandalay Hill or visit the Golden Monastery.
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 270km)
Opt to check out Mandalay's ancient temples, visit the nearby ancient royal capital of Amarapura, or traverse the world's longest teak bridge.
Overnight bus (9.00 hour(s), 590km)
Enjoy an orientation walk in the country's largest city, and opt to visit the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda.
Spend a free day exploring the country's former capital.
Fly back to Thailand. Enjoy a final night with the group in the country's capital city.
Plane (4.00-5.00 hours)
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Trip Name: Myanmar on a Shoestring
Duration: 14 Days
From Price: 1349
Trip Code: 145434
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