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
If you are keen to explore the remoter corners of the world, our Untouched Myanmar (Burma) trip is for you.
Get away from the crowds as you hike, bike and kayak amid the stunning scenery of Shan and Kayah States.
Activity Holidays accommodation across Myanmar
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 wifi is available in public areas.
Burma Boating (Myeik Archipelago)
The small fleet of elegant yachts owned and operated by the Burma Boating company offers a unique opportunity to explore the beautiful and as yet largely undeveloped Mergui Archipelago is considerable style and comfort. Scheduled itineraries of 3, 5 or 6 night operate throughout the sailing season from October to May, or private charters can be arranged with personalised itineraries arranged to suit your available time and interests. This is a spectacular way to explore one of Asia's most incredible gems.
Lashio Motel (Lashio)
Set your expectations at the right level and you'll be perfectly content with a night at the Lashio Motel. There's nothing flashy here, but if you want a clean and comfortable spot to sleep for the night, with a decent breakfast to get you started in the morning you won't be disappointed.
Aye village Homestay (Aye)
The homestays in the villages of Aye and Lote Pe village in Chin State offer a unique opportunity to get to know the local community in person. Facilities are simple but adequate for the more adventurous clients - guests are provided with a sleeping mat and mosquito net for sleeping on the wooden floor, with a cold shower wash basin and squat toilet. Meals are prepared by the host family and taken together.
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.
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 wifi. Facilities include a restaurant and laundry. From this charming hotel, guests can explore the exotic local scenery, including the meandering Dotthawaddy River.