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.
If you are keen to explore the remoter corners of the world, our Untouched Burma trip is for you.
Activity Holidays accommodation across Burma
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.
Mountain Oasis Guesthouse (Kanpetlet)
Located just outside Kanpetlet, the main town in southern Chin State, Mountain Oasis is a collection of nine comfortable bungalows. The Chin-inspired rooms are basic with wood furnishings, en-suite bathrooms and spacious porches. The restaurant serves Burmese, Chinese and European food.
Mr Charles Hotel (Hsipaw)
Visitors to Hsipaw, in the hills of northeast Burma's Shan State, can now relax in the comforts of a modern hotel with a range of international amenities. Named after the property's founder, Mr Charles Hotel has 34 rooms, including five suites, all with minibars, hot and cold showers, satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Facilities include a restaurant and laundry. From this charming hotel, guests can explore the exotic local scenery, including the meandering Dotthawaddy River.
Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort (Hsipaw)
The newly completed Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort is located in a scenic location in Old Hsipaw Shan Village on the eastern bank of the Dokhtawady River. The resort offers spacious and comfortable en-suite rooms, all with delighted views over the river. Set in a well-maintained garden, facilities also include a well-regarded riverside restaurant offering Myanmar, Shan, Western, and Chinese cuisines, and a pleasant bar. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
Amara Mountain Resort (Kalaw)
Housed in a former colonial residence, the Amara Mountain Resort is Kalaw's most welcoming accommodation. The Amara Mountain Resort is surrounded by gardens overlooking the Shan Mountains and features just four well-appointed double rooms each with their own fireplace. The homely atmosphere, welcoming staff and pleasant rooms combine to create a comfortable, relaxing stay in the Kalaw.
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.