Burma Holidays

Now known as Myanmar, Burma is a mysterious but charming country with a unique ancient culture that stands at the crossroads of the Indian subcontinent and South East Asia.

From soaring Himalayan peaks to a long coastline, this is a land of contrasts that is slowly opening itself up to the world.

Discover the markets and pagodas of Yangon, the ancient temples of Bagan on the banks of the Irrawaddy River, the Royal Palace of romantic Mandalay and the Inle Lake, home to iconic leg rowing fisherman. Burma is also home to isolated beaches waiting to be discovered.

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Discover Burma

Whether you want to explore on foot or take to the skies in a hot air balloon,

our Asia experts can include exciting experiences and tours in your tailor made Burma holiday.

Things to do in Burma

  • Enjoy a sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Take a walking tour through Yangon’s colonial architecture
  • Visit a local Mandalay market with traders cutting and polishing jade
  • Admire the intricate wood carvings at Golden Palace Monastery
  • Attempt to read the world’s largest book at Kuthodaw
  • Visit Minnathu Village for an insight into local life
  • Relax on the isolated beaches of Burma’s west coast
  • Treat yourself to a hot air balloon flight over iconic Bagan
  • Explore the Bogyoke Aung San Market for a bargain
  • See the unique leg rowing fisherman on Inle Lake

Getting There

The main airport of Burma is Yangon International airport and there are currently no direct flights from the U.K.

By Air – Flights from the U.K. to Burma take around 14 hours and it is quickest to connect through Bangkok. Bagan is a 1 hour 20 minute flight from Yangon, as is Mandalay, whilst Ngapali is a 1 hour flight.

By Road – Yangon city centre is around a 30 minute drive from the airport. The beaches of Ngwe Saung is a 6 hour drive west of Yangon.

Burma Holiday Choices

Whether you are looking for a guided tour, multi centre adventure, city stay, cruise or a combination,
our Asia Destination Experts will happily create your dream holiday.

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