Visit the former capital city of Yangon (Rangoon), with its colonial atmosphere and the world-famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Travel to Bago, the former capital of the Mon kingdoms from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Continue to Loikaw, the peaceful capital of the state of Kayah and home to many different ethnic groups who still dress in traditional garb and practice indigenous c...
Stroll over the market in Chauk. Visit the impressive wooden monasteries in Salin, Legaing and Sagu. Cross the Rakhine Yoma Mountains to the Bay of Bengal, and spend a few days at Ngapali Beach, famous for its natural and unspotted beauty up to this day.
October to April
A full day’s travel brings you to Pyay, the ancient Pyu capital of Sriksetra. Visit the lively market, enjoy a short boat trip to Akout Taung (the hill of tax collection), explore Srikhetra, a small paradise for archaeologists, and on the way back to Yangon stop in Shwedaung, where the world’s only bespectacled Buddha statue can be seen.