Activity holidays in Burma
Burma is a vast country, encompassing a tremendous variety of landscapes stretching from the steaming jungles of the south, through semi-arid plains, to the foothills of the Himalayas. For those of an active persuasion there are wonderful options that will take you out into the great outdoors, surrounded by the exotic sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful country.
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Recommended Activity Holidays Experiences
Browse our selection of active experiences to see what might take your fancy. Any of these can be built into a tailored itinerary designed just for you.
Activity Holidays itineraries
Get away from the crowds as you hike, bike and kayak amid the stunning scenery of Shan and Kayah States.
Leave the tourist trail and discover little-visited gems in the southern reaches of Burma.
Activity Holidays accommodation across Burma
Htee Thein Monastery (Htee Thein)
A unique experience staying overnight at a local village Buddhist monastery in rural Shan State. Facilities are basic but comfortable.
Malikha Lodge (Putao)
The beautiful Malikha Lodge, perched high above the Nam Lang River, provides a luxurious base from which to explore the mountains and rice terraces of remote Northern Kachin State. The focal point of Malikha Lodge is the main lodge, where guests come to gather around two blazing log fires for drinks, dining or just pure relaxation. Traditional style bungalows have been carefully placed within the resort's manicured lawns and exotic gardens.
Mountain Oasis Guesthouse Mindat (Mindat)
Located on the opposite side of Mount Victoria from its sister property in Kanpetlet, the Mountain Oasis Guesthouse in Mindat is a similarly simple but welcoming selection of small lodges set amongst the hills and forests of Chin State.
Andaman Resort (Macleod Island)
The Andaman Resort is one of only a handful of resorts in the Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago, a chain of more than 800 islands in the Andaman Sea. The resort is located on Macleod Island, accessible by boat from the Burmese mainland. Though not luxurious the resort's facilities are comfortable and provide a unique opportunity to experience this pristine environment.
Loikaw Lodge by the Lake (Loikaw)
This small beautifully crafted lodge with local touches is undoubtedly the best option in Loikaw.
Only opened in late 2016 the Loikaw lodge is the nicest accommodation option in this area of Kahya state. Situated on the banks of Hteengarhlyar Lake on the edge of Loikaw town, this small family owned boutique accommodation only has twelve rooms. Each room has been lovingly designed, and beautifully finished with local hand woven fabrics, tribal photography, teak panelled floors and wooden furniture. You will not find TV's in the rooms but you will find shelves full of book and you'll be able to watch the sunset over the lake from your balcony or the lodge's terrace.
The onsite restaurants uses fresh, locally grown ingredients and traditional cooking methods to serve up delicious dishes. The menu is decided upon daily, dependent on what available ingredients there are at the morning market, so each meal will be different!
The cosy atmosphere of this lodge makes it a wonderful base for exploring the Kayah state.
Kengtung Princess Hotel (Kengtung)
The Princess Hotel offers clean, comfortable guest rooms in the centre of Kengtung. Equipped with a generator to counter the intermittent mains power supply, and offering cable television and air-conditioning, the Princess' facilities are some of the best in town. The staff are extremely friendly and the restaurant serves an extensive menu of Burmese and international cuisines.