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What’s included

  • An English speaking local leader
  • Economy class return air fares from the UK & UK Departure Tax (flight inclusive only)
  • All internal flights and hotel/airport transfers
  • Good standard hotel accommodation throughout
  • All meals except lunches and dinners in Yangon
  • All road transport by private vehicles
  • Sightseeing where specified
  • Carbon offset for clients taking our flight-inclusive option
  • A free Mountain Kingdoms kit bag

Family Adventure Burma

Family Adventure

Burma (Myanmar) | Family Adventure

Family Adventure Burma
Gentle

Suitable for people who enjoy easy-paced walks or exploring the countryside on foot.

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Grade: Gentle ? Gentle

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A fun-filled holiday in the Golden Land - explore by bike, boat & on foot

Highlights

  • Catch the locals' train in Yangon and take a river cruise
  • Walk across the world's longest wooden bridge
  • Join the leg rowers on Inle Lake
  • Have fun on the beach

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In addition to visiting the “must-see” sights this holiday has been designed to offer a number of opportunities to meet local Burmese people through visits to local markets, rural countryside walks and a ride on a local train.
Seraphina Berry, Reservations Manager

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In 2017/18 we are offering a tailor made family holiday service for all our worldwide destinations. Be inspired by our Family Adventure Burma sample itinerary.

Beneath the golden spire of Shwedagon Pagoda our adventures begin with a tour of Yangon (Rangoon) on foot and by local train. From here we fly north to explore the vast temple-filled plain of Bagan by bike. Then on to Mandalay to see the world’s largest book and watch gold being beaten into wafer thin pieces. Outside the city we’ll take a boat up the Ayeyarwady River before a sunset walk along the world’s longest teak bridge. At Inle Lake we'll enjoy a bike ride and use motorised long boats to travel to the floating gardens and stilt houses that the area is famed for.

We suggest a minimum age of seven years for children to travel on our family holiday in Burma, but we are happy to use our personal experience to help you choose the best holiday for your family.


At a glance

Grade: Gentle
Gentle

Max. Altitude: 1,625m/5,456ft

Guaranteed to run for a minimum of 4 clients

Maximum group size: 20

Land only joining city: Yangon

Accommodation types: Hotels

Meal arrangements: All meals except lunch and evening dinner in Yangon.

Leader: Local leader, Burma
Local leader, Burma

Your trip will be escorted throughout by an English speaking Burmese guide. Our Guides are all licensed to guide throughout the country and receive regular ‘top-up’ training. In addition to English, many guides will speak the dialects used by some of the ethnic groups you will encounter in rural areas – further adding to the interest and enjoyment of your holiday.


Family Adventure Burma Itinerary

DayActivity
1-3
Fly to Yangon. Tour all the main city sights including the riverfront, Chinatown and Shwedagon Pagoda. Take a ride on the circular train.
4-5
Fly to Bagan. Shop at the busy market before a tour of the temple complex by bike, foot and horse cart. Visit a lacquer workshop. Watch a traditional puppet show.
6-7
Fly to Mandalay, Burma's second largest city, home to over 700 pagodas, a number of temples and monasteries and a wealth of crafts including wood and marble carving, weaving and gold leaf. Outside the city, take a boat to Mingun, visit Saigang Hills and walk across U Bein's teak bridge.
8-9
Fly to Heho, drive to Kalaw and enjoy a walk in the hills. As you hike through small villages, the local children will no doubt be keen to come and say hello.
10
Travel to Inle Lake and travel by boat to the lakeside hotel. Take a bike ride to Red Mountain Estate vineyard.
11
Explore Inle Lake and surrounds on foot and by boat. Here people live in houses built on stilts and have floating gardens. You will probably see men rowing their fishing boats using their legs.
12
Transfer by boat and road to Heho and fly to Yangon. Visit Twante village.
13-14
Today bid farewell to Burma and transfer to the airport for your international flight.

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Flight inclusive holidays

The 'flight inclusive' holiday prices shown on this website are based upon our preferred airlines and the best priced economy class fares we are able to secure at the time of publication.

We will be able to advise on fares with alternative airlines, upgrades to Business Class, and the options for flights from regional UK airports, please contact us for more details.

What’s included

  • An English speaking local leader
  • Economy class return air fares from the UK & UK Departure Tax (flight inclusive only)
  • All internal flights and hotel/airport transfers
  • Good standard hotel accommodation throughout
  • All meals except lunches and dinners in Yangon
  • All road transport by private vehicles
  • Sightseeing where specified
  • Carbon offset for clients taking our flight-inclusive option
  • A free Mountain Kingdoms kit bag

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Lunch and evening meals in Yangon
  • Airport departure taxes, excepting UK Departure Tax
  • Optional trips and hotel upgrades
  • Tips


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  • Visit Hpa-An, the capital of the beautiful Karen State
  • Stay in an idyllic boutique lodge at the foot of Mount Zwegabin
  • Visit the precariously positioned Golden Rock in Kin Pun

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We are delighted to offer an exciting new extension in Burma to visit Hpa-An, the capital of Karen State lying south east of Yangon. Hpa-An is a charming town set on the banks of the mighty Salween River, one of the great rivers of south east Asia which rises in Tibet and flows down to the Andaman Sea. This is an incredibly beautiful region of green paddy fields and dramatic limestone karsts.

As an additional attraction on this exciting extension you will stay at a charming recently opened boutique lodge, the Hpa-An Lodge, which offers a very high standard of accommodation and is already receiving glowing reports from all who visit it.

We offer two versions of this extension, with one including a visit to the Golden Rock in Kin Pun.


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  • Choice of hotels, from mid-range to luxury
  • Spa treatments are available

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Balloons over Bagan - extension
  • Spectacular sunrise views over the temples of Bagan
  • Excursion lasts 2.5 – 3 hours, with an hour-long balloon flight and refreshments afterwards
  • Balloons take off daily from October through to March.

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Visitors to Bagan now have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the ancient Kingdom of Bagan in a hot air balloon. The world-famous archaeological site of Bagan is known for its marvellous sunsets and sunrises, mostly enjoyed from the top of one of the monuments but a balloon flight gives you the chance to see Bagan from a bird’s-eye view.


Golden Rock, Burma - extension
  • Walk 4km to reach the top of Golden Rock, for an unforgettable sunrise or sunset
  • Three day extension visting pagodas and giant buddha's as well as the Golden Rock
  • Available to add to your Burma holiday between October and May

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Extend your stay in Burma with a visit to the Golden Rock of Kyaikhtiyo, one of the most revered pilgrimage sites for Buddhists. Perched on the edge of a ledge at a height of 1,100m, the precariously positioned gold-plated boulder is said to maintain its balance thanks to a single hair of the Buddha being enshrined inside the pagoda.

During your three-day extension, you’ll also visit pagodas, stop off at the Allied War Graves Cemetery at Htauk Kyan, see reclining Buddhas and drop in at local villages before returning to Rangoon for your final night in what will have been a memorable trip to Burma.


Angkor Wat extension
  • Visit Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Angkor Thom, the Bayon and more. Each of these sites has its own individual charm.
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  • All entrance fees, guides and transport during your time in Cambodia.
  • Three nights stay at a lovely Boutique hotel with a pool and friendly staff.

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Angkor Wat is the largest religious building in the world. The name translates to ‘The temple that is a city’ and after a visit to this amazing site you will understand why.

During your four days here you will have the chance to spend time not only at Angkor Wat but also the atmospheric ruins of Ta Prohm where the jungle has taken over the temple, the epic Angkor Thom, the enchanting Bayon and much more besides. Each of these sites has its own individual charm and will leave you with memories to last a life time. Angkor could be described as a giant game of one-upmanship with each successive king trying to out do the previous with a larger and more impressive temple, culminating in Angkor Wat. This four day extension can be added on to all our Burmese trips and any of our holidays ending in Bangkok.


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