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  • Experience the very best of Myanmar's offerings with this extraordinary tour.
  • Visit highlights such as Yangon, Bagan, and Mandalay, immersing yourself in the incredible culture of this spectacularly beautiful destination!
  • Stay in 5* Hotels throughout your stay, with breakfast and the option of upgrading to delicious Half and Full Board Dining!
  • This offer includes extravagant Business Class flights, with chic cabins, award-winning flight entertainment systems, mood lighting and plenty more with Emirates.

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Your Destination

Myanmar

This exciting itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey through Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Located on the border between Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, and Thailand, Myanmar has become a popular destination for those who wish to uncover a quieter part of Asia. 

Until fairly recently this country was closed to tourists, and now visitors can finally explore its spectacular sites including the Bagan temples and the Shwedagon Pagoda, not to mention its glorious sandy beaches. From the ancient cities of Ava to the picturesque villages around Inle Lake, this unforgettable itinerary is full of hidden gems just waiting to be uncovered.

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: Arrival in Yangon
Day 2: Yangon - Bagan
Day 3: Bagan
Day 4: Baganqheho- Inle Lake
Day 5: Inle Lake
Day 6: Inle Lake – Sagar- Inle Lake
Day 7: Inle Lake –heho - Thandwe - Ngapali
Day 8: Ngapali
Day 9: Ngapali
Day 10: Ngapali - Thandweq - Yangon
Day 11: Yangon Departure

Myanmar opened its doors to tourism not long ago. It is certainly because of its isolation for so many years that the country has preserved its authenticity and preserve wonderfully, over time, a particular cultural and historical heritage. You will discover all its treasures thanks to a circuit of 11 days and 10 nights.

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Yangon
Arrival at Yangon International Airport before being welcomed by your guide who will transfer you to the hotel so you can stay the night. 

Day 2: Yangon - Bagan 
Breakfast included at the hotel, transfer to Yangon airport and flight to Bagan. You will take the domestic flight to Bagan, the most amazing site of Myanmar if not all of Southeast Asia. On the banks of the Irrawaddy are thousands of stupas and temples full of history. Indeed, all around you, you will be surrounded by ruins of all sizes, witnesses of the apogee of Buddhist architecture of Myanmar. 

Arrival in Bagan, transfer to the local restaurant. Enjoy a refreshment at your hotel. In the afternoon you will continue with the visit of Shwezigon Pagoda, where pilgrims come to honor Buddha and the 37 Nats. Transfer to Nan Myint Tower "Bagan Viewing" to admire the sunset. Stay the night at the hotel.

Day 3: Bagan
After your breakfast, your guide will take you from your hotel to the colourful market of Nyuang Oo, where locals trade fresh produce, and also their artisanal production. It will introduce you to the many herbs and vegetables used in Burmese cuisine. 

Visiting the Ananda Temple, which has been described as a genius architectural work is certainly one of the most striking temples in Bagan. Discover its murals, dating from the 13th century. You will continue to the village of Myinkaba, where you will visit its family Lacquer factories. Observe the creation of the most admired lacquers of the region. Over the years, this know-how has become internationally renowned. All stages of production are presented and we can only remain amazed by the skill of the craftsmen. 

Your afternoon will begin in a carriage to continue visiting temples and pagodas: And especially, Thatbyinnyu, the largest temple in Bagan. The elegant Htilominlo Temple, renowned for its fine plaster sculptures and glazed stoneware decorations. The Shwegugyi Temple, also called the Great Golden Cave, witness to the Bagan architecture of the middle ages. 

Stay the night at the hotel. 

Day 4: Bagan - Heho - Inle Lake
In the morning, private transfer to Bagan airport for your domestic flight to Hého, Shan country. On arrival in Hého, departure for Nyaung Shwe. You will embark aboard your private canoe on Inle Lake. 

Discovery of a superb setting: set in a crown of treetops covered with deep forests, the lake is a blue and purple oasis punctuated by islands, temples and monasteries. Visit of Nga Phe Monastery. This wooden monastery, built on stilts, contains an astonishing collection of Buddha statues. And you'll discover the local craftsmanship of Inle Lake with a stop at the village of Inpawkhone, famous for weaving stems of lotus flowers, and a traditional Burmese cigar factory. Return by boat to your hotel, located on the lake. 

Day 5: Inle Lake 

We invite you to spend a half-day out of time in an authentic village on stilts to learn how to cook Burmese. Departure at 8am from your hotel towards one of the markets around the lake where you will buy the necessary products for the preparation of the meal with your Burmese chef. Then, you will go back on board of your canoe to go to the house of your host on the lake. You will arrive in an enchanting, calm and authentic place. It is time to get your hands dirty, accompanied by your cook, you will learn how to cook the main Burmese dishes. On the menu, a dozen typical dishes such as bean soup, green tomato salad, tea leaf salad, tempura vegetables, fried cauliflower, Shan tofu curry, fish cooked in the leaves banana, chicken curry with basil, eggplant salad, vegetarian curry. 

You can then enjoy a small tour of a local boat in the village before having a half day free to enjoy your charming hotel on Inle Lake. 


Day 6: Inle Lake - Sagar - Inle Lake 
Start this morning from your hotel to reach Sagar: area south of Inle Lake. Very few tourists make the trip to this site (it takes about 3 hours by boat) yet it is one of the most beautiful places in Shan State. The most isolated villages and floating gardens, marshy areas through which large buffaloes pass, small coastal villages where Burmese clean their clothes from the lake while others bathe there: the canal leading to Sagar is a real beauty. 

On the way, you will visit: 
- The village of Thayer Gone, known for its production of local rice alcohol. You will be able to observe the distillation process and taste some local beers if you wish. 
- The pottery village of Sae Khaung, renowned for its manufacture of oil and water pots and natural underground ovens. 
- Tar Kaung and his 108 stupas that are partially under water for part of the year. 
Here you are in Sagar!
You will stroll through this traditional village to discover its stupas, its market and its small alleys. With luck, you will arrive at a time when schoolchildren enjoy their lunch break. Along the way, stop at Red Mountain Winery for local wine tasting and superb views to savour the sunset. 
Day 7: Inle Lake - Heho - Thandwe - Ngapali 
Transfer to HEHO airport for domestic flight to Thandwe, a village near Ngapali Beach, a beautiful wilderness on the west coast. Reception at Thandwe airport by the hotel staff. Transfer to the hotel. Your hotel is located at the edge of a long sandy beach lined with coconut trees, in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Bengal. 

Through fishing villages, enjoy a meal of seafood in one of the many restaurants on the coast. Or enjoy the facilities offered by the hotel (sea canoe, fishing parties, "cocktail" courses ...) 

Day 8 and 9: Ngapali 

Free day.
Suggestions:
- Rent a bike for a stroll in the countryside along the sea. 
- Through fishing villages, enjoy a meal of seafood in one of the many restaurants of the coast. 
- Or enjoy the facilities offered by the hotel (sea canoe, fishing parties, "cocktail" courses) 
Day 10: Ngapali - Thandwe - Yangon 
You will be accompanied to the airport for your Domestic flight to Yangon. At the earliest Thandwe flights arrive at 12:30 in Yangon. 

Visit the Bogyoke Market known as Scott Market. Its 2,000 boutiques offer the largest selection of crafts and typical Burmese objects from all over the country: fabrics, precious stones (jade, rubies and sapphires), basketry and braided bamboos, lacquers, puppets, antiques ... Discover the Sule pagoda wearing a stupa 46 meters high covered with gold plates. You will pass through the Chinese and Indian neighbourhoods of the city, these neighbourhoods meet and form a real outdoor market. 

Passage through the colonial district with its old buildings with Victorian facades built by the British in the 19th century, such as the Post Office or the Strand Hotel.  

Day 11: Departure from Yangon 

You will immerse yourself in the daily life of the largest city of Myanmar. From Yangon Central Station, board the "Circular Train" to the various parts of the city and its suburbs (the train journey takes about 20 minutes) Please note that the comfort on the train is very basic and that many locals take it during the day). Get off at Kyee Myin Daine Station, one of the most beautiful train stations in Yangon. At this hour of the morning, the neighbourhood is a buzzing hive of activity with children on the way to school, locals taking a bowl of noodles on the way to work, as well as nuns and monks who harvest offerings to passersby. 

And you will continue your discovery of one of the jewels of Myanmar, one of the most spectacular monuments in the world, the Shwedagon Pagoda. Stroll to the sound of the bells and the faithful singing at the foot of the huge golden stupa, which shines brightly at sunset.  
 
Depending on the schedule of your flight, transfer to Yangon International Airport, then assistance with check-in. 
Check in your luggage and check-in

Your Hotels

You will stay at the below hotels on a Bed & Breakfast board basis. 

Yangon: Chatrium Hotel Deluxe City View (or similar) 
Bagan: Aureum Palalce Bagan Hotel Deluxe (or similar) 
Inle: Inle Princess Mountain House Hotel (or similar) 
Ngapali: Pristine Mermaid Resort in Ngapali Villa Sea View Room (or similar)
Throughout your stay, you will enjoy breakfast, with the opportunity to indulge in new flavours every day. 
For more tranquility, you can choose, optional extra charge, the half-board (breakfast and lunch, excluding drinks) from day 2 to 11. Or the full board (excluding drinks) from day 1 to 11 .

You will have the opportunity to sample the wonders of Burmese cuisine, a mix of cultures. Introduce yourself to curries of all kinds, mohinga, a salty fish soup with noodles and the must-haves swel kyaw and htamin kyaw, sautéed rice noodles!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Journey

Flights: You will benefit from Business Class flights.

The flights included are with Emirates and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Please note: baggage allowance for the internal flight is 23kg while the allowance baggage with Emirates is about 40kg in Business Class. 

Transfers: All transfers and 4 domestic flights are included.

Treat yourself to the luxury of Business Class with Emirates

For ultimate luxury, opt for a Business Class flight with Emirates, departing from London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Known worldwide for its unique customer experience since its inception in 1985, Emirates offers an outstanding quality of service and products. This is shown by being voted the ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice in 2017 and ‘Airline of the Year’ at the Air Transport Awards in 2018. Since 1992, Emirates has connected the United Kingdom through Dubai’s world-class airport to many popular destinations throughout the Middle East, Africa, Indian sub-continent, Indian Ocean, China, the Far East and Australasia. This Dubai-based airline currently serves more than 161 destinations in more than 86 te and has a multi-lingual cabin crew made up of over 130 nationalities.

Emirates Business Class

When travelling with Emirates on Business Class, in addition to exceptional service, during your flight you will have following added advantages:

  • A cabin with chic design
  • More spacious leg room with seat pitch at 44’’ inches wich extend to form 76.6”- to 78.6” fully flat beds
  • Unique Advanced Mood Lighting system
  • State-of-the-art, award-winning in-flight entertainment system ice, which features over 3500 channels of on-demand audio and visual entertainment from the latest movies, music and games
  • A generous baggage allowance of 40 kgs of checked baggage
  • Business Class passengers have the exclusive use of the Onboard Lounge bar situated at the rear of the Business Class cabin on the upper deck of the A380.

Relax in the Emirates lounges

Enjoy the luxury of Emirates Airlines as soon as you enter the airport, in one of their many lounges available in the following airport: Glasgow, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham.

As a Business Class passenger, enjoy the multiple of benefits the Emirates Lounge. Take advantage of high-speed Wi-Fi, a fully equipped Business Centre, gourmet cuisine served a la carte or buffet style, accompanied by a selection of exclusive wines or Champagne, a choice of national and international magazines and many armchairs for you to relax in. The lounges promise you a very comfortable stay. 

If an Emirates lounge is not available at your departure airport, you will be granted access to a partner lounge available across six continents.

‘Chauffeur-drive’ Car Service

When you fly Business Class, don’t worry yourself about the trip to the airport and take advantage of Emirates’ Chauffeur-drive service. With your complimentary chauffeur-driven car, you will be transported to the airport and the Emirates lounge in the best conditions, allowing you to relax before the flight. This service may also be available upon arrival at your destination.

The ‘Chauffeur-drive’ car service is only available from London, Manchester and Glasgow for Business Class passengers.

This service is to be booked directly on the company's website by clicking on the following link no later than 48 hours before the departure of your flight. All you need to do is mention your Airline booking reference number and your last name in the "Manage a reservation" section found at this link

Available in Glasgow within 70 km for Business Class passengers. 
Available in London (Gatwick or Heathrow) within 70 miles of the airports for Business Class passengers (including all Greater London postcodes.) 
Available in London Stansted within 50 miles of the airport for Business Class passengers.
Available in Manchester within 70 miles of the airport for Business Class passengers.

Weather

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
min : 19°C max : 32°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

Visa Information

A visa is mandatory to enter Myanmar. A 28-day tourist visa is usually sufficient for most visitors. The current regulations for entering Myanmar are as following:

1. Individual visa - This visa is issued by a Myanmar Embassy or Consulate. An invitation letter is not mandatory, and it usually takes 3-5 working days to issue this visa.

2. Package Tour visa - This visa is issued by a Myanmar Embassy or Consulate. It usually takes 3-5 days to issue the visa. With the confirmation of your booking, Exotissimo will send the letter to the Embassy. Exotissimo will need the full names, passport numbers, nationality and name of Myanmar Embassy we have to send the letter. A copy of the letter will be send to you by fax or e-mail.

3. E-Visa - an e-visa online system is available.- Arrival allowed at Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw international airports- Cost: USD $50 non-refundable paid during application submission. Visa and MasterCard accepted- Valid for 28 days in country, single-entry. Travelers must arrive in Myanmar within 90 days of issue date.- Approval letter will be sent within five working days. This letter needs to be printed to allow boarding of your international flight. Upon arrival, please go straight to the immigration counter.

No passport photo needed.- Children under age of 7 holding their own passports are require to apply eVisa separately and pay USD 50 for the eVisa.

If your child is under 7 and is listed in parent/guardian passport and accompanying the trip, please fill up the minor information included in eVisa application form.- Applications can be submitted at http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival. Schedules and prices are subject to change. If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms mentioned in the program in 5 * establishments
  • The formula breakfast
  • One bottle of water per day and per person
  • The carrying of luggage (unless logistical impossibility in airports and for boats)
  • The services of several English speaking guides, with the exception of the Ngapali stay
  • The English and French ASEV follow-up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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