The Story

Best time to go: October - April
Best for: Ultimate Luxury Holidays, River Cruises, Cultural & Immersive, First Time Visitor

Burma has always been such a superb destination in terms of what you see and do. From the pagodas of Bagan, through to the authentic charm of the rural heartlands and the laid-back delights of Inle Lake, Burma offers such variety. Tourism was in its infancy, but in recent years they have upped their game and new hotels have opened alongside exclusive experiences that you simply can’t find elsewhere. Put it all together and you have quite the immersive trip, seeing the authentic side of Burma, yet staying somewhere incredibly comfortable at night.

Guide Pricing

Starting At

£7140
Price per person including all accommodation, private transfers, unique experiences and excluding international flights.

Highlights

  • The ultimate Burma experience!
  • Stay in the best possible hotels using hand-picked suites and rooms
  • Take the most opulent boat cruising the Irrawaddy
  • Have a permanent private guide throughout, and private transfers
DaysLocationHotel
Days 1-2 Yangon Governor’s Residence
Days 3-4 Bagan Aureum Palace Bagan
Days 5-8 Irrawaddy River The Anawrahta
Days 9-10 Inle Lake The Sanctum Inle Lake
Days 11-13 Ngapali Beach Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa
Day 14 Yangon Governor’s Residence

Suggested Hotels

Days 1-2
Governor's Residence, Yangon, Burma

Governor’s Residence

$ $ $ $ $  

Considered by many as the best address in town, the Belmond Governor’s Residence is a charming boutique colonial hotel located in Yangon in Burma.

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Days 3-4
Aureum Palace, Bagan | Luxury Hotels in Burma (Myanmar) | Millis Potter Travel

Aureum Palace Bagan

$ $ $ $ $  

The Aureum Palace is a luxury hotel and has the best views of the temples of Bagan, being the only hotel to be located within the temple complex.

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Days 5-8

The Anawrahta

$ $ $ $ $  

The Anawrahta is a luxury Irrawaddy cruiser and resembles a British colonial paddle-steamer and cruises between Mandalay and Bagan.

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Days 9-10
Sanctum Inle Lake, Burma | Luxury Hotels in Myanmar | Millis Potter

The Sanctum Inle Lake

$ $ $ $ $  

Located on the eastern banks of the lake, Sanctum Inle Lake is the most luxurious of all hotels in the area.

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Days 11-13
Ngapali Bay Hotel, Burma | Luxury Beach Hotels in Mynamar | Millis Potter Travel

Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa

$ $ $ $ $  

Ngapali Bay Villas and Spa is a luxury boutique beach resort located in the west of Burma on the sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean.

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Day 14
Governor's Residence, Yangon, Burma

Governor’s Residence

$ $ $ $ $  

Considered by many as the best address in town, the Belmond Governor’s Residence is a charming boutique colonial hotel located in Yangon in Burma.

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Customise Your Itinerary

We can tweak and change any element of this itinerary and you can depart on any day you want, add nights here and there, and we can fully customise your day-to-day experiences depending on your interests. Here are just a few ideas of many that we can look at and discuss when we come to plan your tailor-made itinerary.

Idea 1

We can offer a wide range of different cruises up the Irrawaddy, and even private charters allowing for flexibility on dates when you want to sail.

Idea 2

Instead of heading the beach in Ngapali, we can fly you down to superb luxury beach hotels in Thailand.

Idea 3

We will discuss the various suite options, ensuring you have the exact room that fits your needs.

Idea 4

We can charter helicopters in Burma, meaning you can spend a day totally getting off-the-beaten track before moving onto another destination.

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