12 DAYS IN MYANMAR – A MIX OF EVERYTHING
Enjoy ‘High Tea’ at the Strand Hotel in Yangon; explore the city of four million pagodas; take a hot air balloon ride over Bagan; go aboard the RV Paukan 2007 for an unforgettable river cruise to Mandalay, the last royal capital of Burma; travel to Amarapura, the ‘City of Immortality’; visit the Sagaing Hills, a place of refuge for devout Buddhists with numerous pagodas, monasteries and convents; and take a boat trip along Inle Lake (25 kilometres), famous for its unique one-leg rowers, typical floating gardens, local methods of fishing and village life out on the water.
Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport: welcome by our local tour guide and transfer to hotel. On your first walk through the city centre of Yangon and to the riverbank, you will see many notable sites from the colonial and religious past of this garden city. Old Rangoon...read more
After breakfast, you’ll travel through rural areas on the City Circular Train, with the opportunity to see cigarette sellers, betel nut traders, fortune tellers and much more at the various stops. Back in the city, you’ll visit the National Museum with the Lion Throne, which b...read more
Transfer to airport for your early morning flight to Bagan (departure time between 06:00 and 07:00), once the most important temple and pagoda city in Southeast Asia, on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwady. Upon arrival, traditional breakfast in a local teahouse. Full day sight...read more
You will start your day with a wonderful flight in a hot air balloon. The village of Minnanthu lies a few kilometres south-east of Old Bagan. Take a short walk through the village and learn more about the everyday life of local families. Not far from the village of Pwasaw lies...read more
After breakfast, transfer to jetty and boarding of the RV Paukan 2007. The delightful Paukan is a boutique hotel on the river. The ship is furnished with a unique combination of modern and traditional themes. The wood-panelled cabins are fitted with colonial-style cupboards, w...read more
Arrival in Yandabo, a rarely visited village that can only be reached by riverboat. You will take a walk though the potters’ village and watch the craftspeople perform their traditional work. Walk to the approx. 400 year-old monastery. Journey onward to the country’s lifeline,...read more
Upon arrival in Mandalay (approx. 10:00 a.m.), visit the Mahamuni Pagoda--with its gilded Mahamuni Buddha, the oldest Buddhist statue in Myanmar--and some of the famous craft workshops (wood carvings, marble workshops or gold leaf production). In the afternoon, visit the Shwen...read more
After breakfast, travel to Amarapura. The ‘City of Immortality’, located around eleven kilometres south of Mandalay, was the capital of Upper Burma until 1850. Along with the surviving pagodas, the ancient silk- and cotton-weaving tradition using handlooms is very much alive t...read more
Transfer to airport for your morning flight to Heho, in Shan State. Upon arrival, travel to Nyaung Shwe (about a one-hour journey), a small town located at the northern end of Inle Lake. This is the starting point for boat trips along Inle Lake (25 kilometres in length), which...read more
A two-and-a-half-hour boat ride will take you to the area of Sangha and Hmawbi. Here, you will have the opportunity to experience the original culture and traditional lifestyle of the Pao and Intha people. Visit Kyauktaing, a small Shan village known for its pottery-making, an...read more
Transfer to airport for your return flight to Yangon. Upon arrival in Yangon, transfer to hotel and check-in. You will have the rest of the day free. Explore the Burmese metropolis on your own! If you’re feeling in the mood and want to experience the Burmese culture up close, ...read more
PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON, VALID FROM 01.10.2019 – 31.03.2020
|Half board supplement||160|
|Full board supplement||258|
|Half board supplement||176|
|Full board supplement||284|
|Half board supplement||213|
|Full board supplement||338|
Supplement for German-speaking tour guide: US$ 654 per group
Supplement for Italian- or Spanish-speaking tour guide: US$ 582 per group
|YANGON||Best Western Green Hill Hotel||Deluxe room|
|BAGAN||Bagan Umbra Hotel||Grand deluxe room|
|INLE LAKE||Ananta Inle||Deluxe room|
|YANGON||Chatrium Hotel||Deluxe room|
|BAGAN||Thande Hotel||Deluxe river view|
|MANDALAY||Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort||Deluxe room|
|INLE LAKE||Inle Resort||Royal villa lake view|
|YANGON||Savoy Hotel||Deluxe room|
|BAGAN||Bagan Lodge||Villa room|
|MANDALAY||Rupar Mandalar Resort||Junior suite pool side|
|INLE LAKE||Villa Inle Resort & Spa||Lake front villa|
You have the option to hold your booking, subject to the timeframes listed below.
Provided your request to hold your booking occurs as follows:
- More than 181 days before departure: 45 days
- Between 180 and 151 days: 30 days
- Between 150 and 61 days: 15 days
- Between 60 and 31 days: 7 days
- Between 30 and 10 days: 2 days
In order to secure your booking, a deposit payment of 30% is required before expiry of your chosen payment period.
In the event that your deposit is not received within the stipulated times, your cabin will be deallocated.
- Up to 61 days before travel date: 30% of travel costs (deposit amount)
- 60 to 31 days before travel date: 50% of travel costs
- 30 days to ‘no show’: 100% of travel costs
Full payment or final settlement by bank transfer must be received 31 days before travel date at the latest. Non-payment may be treated as cancellation, whereupon the above cancellation charges will become payable.
The company reserves the right to cancel any trip up to 60 days before scheduled departure date, including cruises with completed bookings of fewer than TEN PASSENGERS for short river cruises and fewer than TWELVE PASSENGERS for longer river cruises and expedition cruises. A written confirmation will be forwarded to all booked customers and/or their travel companies no later than 60 days before departure date. In the event of our cancellation, an alternative cruise will be offered. If this is unacceptable, all completed payments will be refunded.