Frontiers of Burma highlights * Observe rural life from the river * Trek by elephant * Historic pagodas and temples Read more ...
Visit the Phaung-Daw-U Pagoda which enshrines five golden Buddha images carried back to Burma by the 12th century King Alaungsithu... Read more ...
Check in and discover the delights of Ananda, and enjoy the cruise along the Chindwin, sailing by local villages, paddy fields and distant pagodas. Read more ...
Best time to be there
Burma has three clear seasons: from March to May are the very hot summer months, the wet and humid monsoon runs from May to October and the cold dry winter lasts from November to February. The best time of year to visit is late November early December when the rains have gone, the landscape is lush and green and the skies are crystal clear. However any time from late November to March is a good time to travel.
Yangon (Thai Airways via Bangkok)
12 hours 55 minutes via Bangkok
GMT +6 1/2 hours
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* Featuring Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle
* Discover this unspoilt country
* Private A&K guides throughout
* Featuring Yangon, Inle Lake, Irrawaddy and Bagan
* Relax on the spectacular Irrawaddy River
* A&K specialist guide throughout
* Featuring Yangon, Inle Lake and Hill tribes
* Get off the beaten track
* Learn about the local tribes
BURMA WITH A&K
A&K might have Burma's best vehicle fleet, but we're always open to expanding and improving it - even if it's just a temporary addition, purely for your enjoyment. When our guide, Goldene, saw her party admiring the Yangon (Rangoon) colonial era buses, she worked some instant travel magic. While everyone tucked into lunch, she slipped away to flag down a driver and negotiate a private charter. The guests emerged to find one slightly dilapidated, but seriously photogenic, wooden bus waiting to return them to their hotel. 'It made our trip,' they wrote
The knowledgeable and charming Goldene - she has guided the likes of George Soros and Mick Jagger - is one member of our brilliant team offering an authentic taste of Burmese life, where surprises and spontaneous excursions are par for the course. You've also told us about four-hour hikes in the central mountains that ended up taking double that time because every single village wants to host a welcome meal; and golf courses where caddies disappear into lakes to fetch your wayward drive before placing the ball on a perfect fairway lie. Burma is truly unique.
Suggested Burma Accommodation Offers
A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, The Governor's Residence is redolent of the days when it was home to the ruler of Burma’s southern states.
Nestled amongst coconut palms on the pristine beach frontage of Ngapali Beach in the bay of Bengal, Burma. The luxurious resort consists of 55 Villas & Cottages, scattered throughout...
Named after the beautiful Ananda Temple in Bagan, Ananda also translates in Sanskrit as 'extreme happiness' - one of the highest states of being. Step aboard the beautiful Sanctuary Ananda...
This is the best resort in Inle Lake and lies within the blue mountain ranges on the east bank of Inle Lake near the Magyizin Village. The resort is built in traditional...
Bagan Thiripyistaya Sanctuary Resort is situtated on the banks of the Irrawaddy, Burma's river of history and legend. The Resort sprawls over 24 acres of...
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I would just like to add that the help / service we received from Melissa Hookway was oustanding. It was very personal and I was made to felt like a valued client.
- AC, Cheshire
Braille Without Borders
Educates and trains blind and sight impaired children, and tears down ancient prejudices against the blind in one of the poorest regions of China.
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