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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.
Along with this must see sight you'll enjoy glorious former royal capitals, charming rural scenes, magical river cruises and undiscovered golden beaches.
Trailfinders is the UK & Ireland’s No.1 Tour Operator to Burma. Speak to the expert travel consultants in our dedicated Burma Team for help planning your holiday. Senior professionals with a passion for the the country, they are mines of information gathered from personal travel experience.
OUR HOLIDAYS TO BURMA (MYANMAR)
10 days / 9 nights
This private tour is the perfect introduction to the warm friendly people, rich culture and stunning landscapes of this truly captivating country.
Journey Through Burma
15 days / 14 nights
This in depth tour combines Burma’s essential highlights with the lesser visited destinations of Kalaw and Loikaw.
Best of Burma & the Irrawaddy
13 days / 12 nights
A luxury river cruise on board the stylish Anawrahta is an unforgettable way to discover Burma as part of this comprehensive private tour.
Best of Burma (Myanmar)
15 days / 14 nights
Travel to Burma and discover a country of mythical landscapes, ancient treasures and some of the friendliest folk you'll ever meet. From golden-gilded Buddhas in Yangon and the magical temples of Bagan to the tranquillity of Inle Lake, Burma will excite, impress and intrigue you. A visit to Burma is to experience the South-East Asia of twenty years ago, full of rarely seen sights and generations of stories just waiting to be told. Come and discover a little bit of Burma magic with us.
Magical Burma (Myanmar)
14 days / 13 nights
Discover the spectacular scenery, hidden histories and grand pagodas of this fascinating country. Visit Bagan’s temples and cruise the Irrawaddy River and Inle Lake on this tour of Burma’s highlights.
Cycle Burma (Myanmar)
14 days / 13 nights
Captivating villages, dramatic scenery and intriguing monasteries are waiting to be discovered as you explore beautiful Burma (Myanmar) on this small group cycling tour.
WHERE TO GO IN BURMA (MYANMAR)
OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN BURMA (MYANMAR)
Hotel by the Red Canal
MandalayThis boutique hotel is located in a residential neighbourhood, a short drive from the centre of Mandalay. After a visiting the various attractions in this hectic city, you’ll be warmly welcomed back by the friendly staff. Take a break from the warm sun with a refreshing dip in the pool or dine at Spice Garden, a tasty blend of Indian and Burmese cuisine. Each of the 25 rooms are compact yet comfortable and reflects traditional Burmese décor.
BaganSet on a quiet street in New Bagan just a short walk from a variety of restaurants and shopping, this charming hotel is an easy drive from the archaeological zone. Set around a beautiful and spacious garden courtyard and lily ponds, the property offers a delightful blend of modern, Burmese and colonial influences for a stylish yet classic look. The hotel also has a pool for a refreshing dip and a restaurant serving Asian & European dishes throughout the day. Rooms have a smart, classic design with wooden floors and local furnishings.
The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate
BaganClose to many of the magical temples of Bagan, this hotel is an ideal base in this wonderful region. Back at the hotel, there’s a pool and spa when its time for a break from sightseeing. There are 2 restaurants to choose from serving Asian and French cuisines. The 84 rooms are tastefully decorated with teak flooring and Burmese furniture throughout.
Sanctum Inle Resort
Inle LakeThe stunning Sanctum Inle Resort follows a monastic style and enjoys a prestigious location on the perimeter of picturesque Inle Lake. Walk around the manicured grounds, indulge in a relaxing spa treatment after a full day of sightseeing and visit the hotel’s fabulous Workshop Boutique, where you will find a beautiful selection of locally made handicrafts. The hotel boasts a stylish restaurant specialising in delectable Burmese cuisine and a lounge bar offering guests a wide selection of Burmese-brewed beers and wines. Cloister Classic Rooms are lovingly designed in a minimalist style with views of the gardens while Cloister Deluxe Rooms are more spacious with lofty ceilings.
Rangoon (Yangon)This superior property is ideally located in the heart of Rangoon just a short walk from both Bogyoke Market and Sule Pagoda. On-site facilities include a superb fitness centre offering an outdoor pool, well-equipped gym, sauna and steam room, as well as massage and reflexology treatments. Two restaurants and two lounge bars offer a wide choice of both local and international cuisine. The recently refurbished guest rooms are spacious and comfortably decorated in a clean, modern style.
Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa
NgapaliThis small resort enjoys a lovely location at the southern end of Ngapali beach offering stunning panoramic views of the bay. With only 32 exquisitely designed villas, this resort is an exclusive and unique beach retreat.
THINGS TO DO IN BURMA (MYANMAR)
Balloon Experience over Bagan
Amazing flight over the temple-studded plains of Bagan
Bagan Temple Biking
Scenic beauty of Bagan countryside
Inle Lake Cookery Class
Yangon for Foodies
Golden Rock Pagoda
Famous Golden Rock Pagoda
Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp
When is the best time to visit Burma?
Bagan & Mandalay
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