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Untouched Myanmar

19 Nights: from US$4524 per person (twin share) Trip Code: UNB0001

Combining a number of the country's most iconic destinations with the dramatic landscapes of Eastern and Central Myanmar (Burma), this is a trip for the travel connoisseur seeking experiences far from the usual tourist trail. Read more >

With less than 10% of the tourist arrivals of its near neighbour Thailand, Myanmar remains one of the least-explored countries in Asia - and there are pockets of life here that have barely been touched by the outside world. This trip will take you off the beaten track, into the heart of it's undiscovered regions.

Your journey commences with a border crossing from northern Thailand into the east of Myanmar's Shan State, to the border town of Kengtung. This remote and hilly region is home to numerous minority groups and makes for great introduction to Myanmar's back-country appeal. A train ride across the vertiginous Gyokteik Viaduct links colonial Pyin Oo Lwin with rural Hsipaw, a great base for excellent trekking for all levels of fitness.

In the dry zone of Central Myanmar you'll find the deservedly popular destinations of Mandalay and Bagan, but also the lesser known highlights of Chin State, across the Irrawaddy River. The 3,000 m summit of Mount Victoria (Nat Ma Taung), the highest peak in Chin State, acts as the fulcrum for several days' exploration of this region, hiking between the local minority villages.

A brief sojourn in Yangon provides opportunity to refresh and explore the nation's leafy former capital, before you arrive at the exotic final destination on your journey, the secluded paradise of Macleod Island in the Myeik Archipelago.

At a glance

What's Included

What's included

  • 19 nights' accommodation
  • Breakfast every day, eight lunches and six evening meals
  • All airport transfers
  • Guided transfers and excursions as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary
  • All domestic flights as described in the day-by-day itinerary
  • Your personalised InsideAsia Info-Pack

What's NOT included:

  • International airfares
  • Any necessary visas
  • Any meals not detailed in the day-by-day itinerary
  • Any excursions or transfers not detailed, or referred to as optional in the day-by-day itinerary

Trip Highlights

  • Stay in colonial Yangon, home of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Admire the spectacular pagoda-strewn plains of Bagan
  • Visit glorious Chin State and Mount Victoria
  • Explore Mandalay's ancient capitals, monasteries and palaces
  • Trek through beautiful minority villages at Kengtung
  • Relax in the remote Andaman Islands

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Untouched Myanmar - 20 Days - Accommodation

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