Xtreme Burma Experience

Myanmar formerly known as Burma was a British colony up until the 60s.  Having gained independence a military gent took over and the country became closed to the outside world.  Having recently opened up visiting Burma is like going back in time.  Spectacular temples and rich colonial history await.  Amazing food and friendly people completely untouched by tourism.  Become a travel pioneer and visit this wonderful country before it changes.

Burma Experience

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Only recently opened up to tourism, if you want some real adventure travel and explore Burma. Widely tipped as Southeast Asia’s next hottest destination you can expect to see some serious change in this country soon.  The time to visit is now before it gets developed and is followed by mass tourism. This fully inclusive 11 day package gives you the chance to really get under the skin of Burma.

Interact and visit monks amongst the pagodas of Bagan, trek through the enchanting hills of Kalaw to overnight in a Shan hill-tribe village, fish like a native tribesman on Inle lake, watch gold ribbon being created by the gold pounders of Mandalay, learn how to apply traditional make up with local women in Meiktila and take a classic horse and carriage ride through the old British capital of Pyin Oo Lwin. The expertly selected accommodation at every destination provides comfort and convenience.

Your journey around Myanmar will be by private air-conditioned mini coach and scenic slow boat down the Irrawaddy River. You will be accompanied by a fully trained English speaking tour leader. They will delight you with rich historical tales of Myanmar, whilst offering insight into what the future holds for these charismatic people. The tour leader will also encourage you to sample only the finest regional cuisine at restaurants throughout the country. That means all you have to do is immerse yourself in this once in a lifetime journey.

Highlights:

  • Meditate at sunrise with a spiritual guide in the ancient temple city of Bagan
  • Tour British colonial sites by traditional horse and cart in Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Cruise by slow boat down the mighty Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan
  • Get a tutorial in how to prepare a famous regional delicacy, the Betel nut
  • Taste the culinary delights of fine Shan cuisine in Kalaw
  • Trek through Kalaw’s enchanting mountains to discover village life at an overnight stay with the ethnic Shan tribes
  • Learn to balance a basket on your head from the resident experts
  • Witness the famous ‘leg rowing’ technique and learn to fish with the Intha fishermen on Inle Lake
  • Visit the Nga Phe Chaung stilt monastery, where it’s rumoured cats jump through hoops

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival day – Mandalay
  • Day 2: Travel day – Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Day 3: Travel day – Pyin Oo Lwin to Mandalay
  • Day 4: Travel day – Mandalay to Bagan
  • Day 5: Free day – Bagan
  • Day 6: Travel day – Bagan to Kalaw
  • Day 7: Travel day – Kalaw – Village stay (Trekking)
  • Day 8: Travel Day – Village stay – Kalaw
  • Day 9: Kalaw – Inle Lake – Kalaw
  • Day 10: Travel day – Kalaw to Mandalay
  • Day 11: Departure date – Mandalay

INCLUDED

  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Expert tour guide
  • All transport
  • Meals as per itinerary

EXCLUDED

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Pick Up

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