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Myanmar (Burma)

After being closed off to the world for 60 years, the undiscovered land of Myanmar is finally welcoming tourists through its magical doors. From the floating gardens of Inle Lake, the sprinkling of temples across Bagan and the majestic Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, the relaxed pace of Myanmar leaves the bliss and enjoyment of travel unharmed.

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Overview

Feel the warmth and grace of the inquisitive locals, see how the fading British colonial legacy blends with the predominantly Buddhist culture and taste the intoxicating combination of flavours from China, India and Thailand. The breathtaking scenes of age-old golden temples, stupas and monasteries set against green forests are sure to captivate you.

  • As everyone has different tastes, we offer a choice of Luxury or Premium vacations
  • Enjoy the comfort of knowing you have everything provided for the perfect vacation - like overseas transfers, port charges, tipping and luggage porterage
  • Discover Myanmar on a wealth of included sightseeing excursions, led by expert local guides
  • On a cruise along the Irrawaddy, you'll enjoy access to iconic cities as well as rural communities off the beaten track
  • Cruise in comfort aboard the finest ships on the Irrawaddy
  • A dedicated Cruise director accompanies you to ensure everything runs smoothly, so you can focus on making new discoveries and lifelong memories
  • A host of unique culinary experiences await onboard your cruise, with a choice of both local and Western fare
  • Acclaimed Vietnamese-Australian celebrity chef and APT Ambassador Luke Nguyen has designed exclusive culinary experiences on our Luxury vacations

Travel Regions

Dotted with villages mounted on stilts along it’s shallow fringes, daily life on Inle Lake consists of locals making floating islands, building houses, constructing monasteries and fishing – adopting an incredibly unique one-legged rowing technique.
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A former capital of Myanmar, at Yangon’s centre is a stunning showcase of timeless colonial architecture, lush tropical surrounds, the sacred Shwedagon Pagoda and bustling Bogyoke Aung San Market.
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Mandalay is considered the cultural heart of Myanmar – with good reason. Here, traditional arts abound, as does a thriving craft community and glittering array of temples and pagodas.
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Once the capital of the first Empire of Myanmar, Bagan is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia. Home to thousands of temples, the shimmering golds perfectly capture majestic sunrises and sunsets, providing a fairytale scene like no other.
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Moving to its own rhythm, the Irrawaddy River flows from the Himalayas down to the Andaman Sea. Having played important roles throughout the course of history, the Irrawaddy is entwined in legend, memories of war and tales of epic expeditions.
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Nowhere is APT’s expertise more evident. You’ll cruise aboard a luxurious 5-star river ship, enjoy Signature Experiences, a host of unforgettable culinary experiences and exceptional service; and can personalise your cruise with Freedom of Choice
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Offering comfort at a price that represents outstanding value, Premium cruises provide a balance of included sightseeing & leisure time. Enjoy quality dining aboard a four-star river ship - all delivered with APT’s trademark exceptional service.
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