Beautiful Bagan, is often mentioned in the same breath as some of the more established ‘wonders of the world’. With over 2,000 pagodas and temples spread out over the plains as far as the eye can see, Bagan easily rivals Cambodia’s Angkor Wat in scale and ambition and Peru’s Machu Picchu for ‘wow’ factor.
Flights to Burma will drop you in Rangoon, a city bursting with enduring colonial buildings, bustling markets, captivating tea shops and the gleaming gold stupa of the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Burma tours are incredibly popular with Burma Travel clients, providing a uniquely personal way of discovering this emerging nation. Our Travel Consultants can use their wealth of experience to put together a tailor-made tour for you with your own individual schedule, choice of accommodation and sightseeing. Here’s just some of the highlights you can hope to see:
Inle Lake Neither the largest or highest lake in Burma, Inle Lake can certainly lay claim to being the most stunning. With the beautiful Shan hills dominating the horizon, the water is home to stilted villages, floating fields and famous leg rowers.
Mandalay The ancient cities surrounding Mandalay offer a wealth of fascinating experiences. Take an atmospheric horse and cart ride past the crumbling temples and rice fields of Ava, or enjoy a relaxing boat ride to Mingun’s unique pagodas.
Sagaing The former royal capital of Sagaing, is home to hundreds of temples and monasteries set among-st the hills with stunning views over the Irrawaddy River.
Sail on the Irrawaddy For the ultimate way to experience Burma, travel on The ‘Road to Mandalay’, the famous Orient Express boat that sails on the Irrawaddy River offering a unique window into rural Burma.