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 Top Guesthouse (Golden Rock)
Perched on the top of the Kyaiktyo mountain, the Mountain Top is the best of the very limited range of accommodation options available at the Golden Rock. Rooms are simple but acceptable, with panoramic views over the mountainous scenery beyond. Expectations should be managed in terms of the quality of meals, but this is the best in town and for a single night is a perfectly tolerable option.
Pindaya Inle Inn (Pindaya)
Set amongst idyllic gardens, Inle Inn is a welcoming haven in charming Pindaya. The motel style unites feature elements of local design while incorporating modern facilities and the friendly staff ensure that guests feel welcomed after a day of sightseeing. Close to Pindaya's famous Buddhist caves and within walking distance of the town centre, Inle Inn is our favourite choice in town.
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.
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.
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.
Win Unity Hotel (Monywa)
Situated near the Kan-Thar-Yar Lake within landscaped gardens, the Win Unity Hotel offers a comfortable stay when in Monywa. The spacious bungalow-style accommodation features either garden or lake views to be enjoyed from private verandahs. Just 1 km north of Monywa's town centre and a short drive away are the Clock Tower, local markets and Monywa Railway Station.