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Explore intriguing Yangon, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, cycle around amazing Bagan, discover limestone caves at Pindaya, relax at tranquil Inle Lake, hike in the hills around Thandwe.
You could wait in long lines at Disney World with multitudes of other hot, cranky families – or you could take your brood on an actual adventure to Burma (also known as Myanmar). Over a span of 12 days, this country of ancient civilizations will be revealed, giving your children a unique look at an emerging world destination. Add in some biking and hiking in order to visit different areas and you’ve got the perfect avenue to immerse your family in a dynamic new – yet old – culture.
This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 8 years for this trip. Please see the activities for any specific minimum age requirements.
Arrive any time today. An arrival transfer is included.
Fly to Mandalay and explore this ancient city, including the Golden Palace Monastery, Kuyuk Taw Gyi Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda, and Mahamuni Temple. Climb Mandalay Hill for magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.
Take a boat to the village of Mingun to visit the pagodas and local craftspeople. Check out the spiritual centre of Burma at Sagaing and the ancient royal capital of Amarapura.
Go on an excursion to Pyin Oo Lwin, a former British hill station.
Relax and watch the sights on a full day cruise down the Irrawaddy River to ancient Bagan.
Explore the ancient sites of Bagan including the temples of Shwezigon Pagoda, Gubyaukgyi (Wetkyi-in) cave temple, and Manuha and Nan Paya temples, to name a few. Receive a blessing at a local monastery, continue to a handicraft workshop, and visit the Nyaung Oo local market.
Visit a local village and toddy farm for demonstrations and lunch.
Travel by plane and bus to reach Pindaya. Slip on some walking shoes and trek up to Danu villages. Spend the night at a monastery.
Return from Yasakyi on a hike down from the monastery, heading back to Pindaya. Make the journey from here to Nyaung Shwe, the gateway to Inle Lake.
Explore the lake by boat and visit the floating villages and the daily market. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and the Nge Phe Chaung Monastery.
Explore the lake by boat and visit the floating villages and the daily market. Visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda and Inthien Temple complex.
Depart at any time today.
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