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Burma Highlights - Explore!
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14 days

Burma Highlights

Start and end in Rangoon
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124418
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US $2,390
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Highlights

  • Walk in the countryside around the station of Kalaw
  • Cruise the Irrawaddy and visit the U-Bein Bridge
  • Wander through the ancient temples of Bagan
  • Gaze in awe at the golden Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Visit floating gardens, stilted villages and local fishermen

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Itinerary

Start and end in Rangoon! With the Discovery tour Burma Highlights, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) and 5 other destinations in Myanmar (Burma). Burma Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join tour Yangon (Rangoon)
  2. Day 2: Discover the sights of Yangon; fly to Inle Lake
  3. Day 3: Full day to explore Inle Lake by longtail boat
  4. Day 4: At Inle Lake; boat to visit Shwe Indein pagoda complex
  5. Day 5: Train and drive to hill station of Kalaw
  6. Day 6: Walk in Shan Highlands; free afternoon in Kalaw
  7. Day 7: Drive to Mandalay
  8. Day 8: Explore Mandalay; boat trip to Mingun village
  9. Day 9: From Mandalay, visit Inwa and U-Bein Bridge
  10. Day 10: By boat along the Irrawaddy River to ancient Bagan
  11. Day 11: Explore the 1000 year old temples of Bagan
  12. Day 12: In Bagan; optional visit to Mount Popa
  13. Day 13: Fly to Yangon; free afternoon
  14. Day 14: Tour ends Yangon
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
13 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
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  • A
    · February 18th, 2020
    If you want to see Myanmar for what it is, this is the tour for you. From pagodas to colonial architecture, natural splendor to local craft, this tour has it all.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks so much for your positive review, it's great to hear that you enjoyed everything this wonderful country has to offer. We hope to see you on another Explore tour at some point in the future!
    Trip date: February 2020
  • E
    · January 4th, 2020
    This tour had all the experience boat, train, horse and cart sunsets well organised it was just great amazing country and amazing people
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks Elaine and great that you had such a wonderful experience. The Explore Team
    Trip date: December 2019
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your trip!
    Trip date: October 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your trip!
    Trip date: October 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · November 17th, 2019
    Realise that there are plenty of temples,stupas & buddas to see.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Burma Highlights reviewer 6
    · November 2nd, 2019
    Do it before it becomes too much of a tourist attraction and crowded
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your trip!
    Trip date: October 2019
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    George for tour leader of the year.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and praise for George. Hope to travel with you in the future.
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    We independently saw an excellent traditional puppet show in Yangon (HTWE OO MYANMAR). Although it is difficult to find, it might be worth mentioning to your customers as an option if they have some free time. ( it is currently in Mr Htwe's home which... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback. Glad you had a good trip.
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    We had a great trip, it exceeded our expectations. We had to postpone our booking from 2016 because of ill health. We we so pleased that Explore allowed us to carry our deposit over to the following year.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your great review and feedback.
    Trip date: November 2017
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Myanmar is currently a tricky place to visit for ethical and moral reasons. I hope more do, because they will find a country where tourism is in its infancy and whose people aren't yet jaded by the antics of less responsible tourists that fortunately... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback and review.
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

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Burma Highlights
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  • Currency
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    Kyat
    Myanmar (Burma)
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G.

    Type C
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Type E
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    Type F
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    Type D
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    Type M
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    Type G
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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Myanmar (Burma). Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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    • For any tour departing before August 26th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 26th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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