Watch the sunset over the plains glittering in gold from a viewing platform, complete with a glass of wine.
With a drink in hand, glide beneath the world's longest teak wood bridge in a traditional sampan.
Covered in hundreds of diamonds and tons of gold leaf Shwedagon Pagoda is one of Buddhism's most sacred sites.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. This afternoon, discover Yangon’s downtown area as you admire the city’s colonial architecture. Tonight, join fellow travellers and share in a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Yangon, Sule Shangri-La HotelDaily :
Perhaps visit the Secretariat Building or search for that perfect gift at the Bogyoke Markets.
Take a short ferry ride to the small rural village of Dala. Hop on a trishaw and visit a candle-making workshop. After lunch, enjoy your selected Freedom of Choice activity. Later, one of the world’s most famous pagoda awaits – the Shwedagon Pagoda. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.Daily :
Board your included charter flight to Magwe, where you will be transferred to your floating hotel for the next seven nights. This afternoon visit Mya Tha Lon Pagoda, located atop a hill overlooking the Irrawaddy River. Explore the pagoda, constructed with thousands of solid gold bricks and home to numerous shrines devoted to nats (Buddhist spirits). You will also visit a Buddhist nunnery before experiencing the downtown area.
Stay: Seven Nights, Irrawaddy River, RV SamathaDaily :
In Salay, visit Yoke Sone Kyaung. Built in 1882, it’s the region’s oldest surviving wooden monastery. Continue to Man Paya Pagoda, home to Myanmar’s largest lacquer Buddha image dating back to the 13th century.Daily :
Head to the viewing tower to observe sunset over Bagan. During this special experience, enjoy free-flowing drinks and delicious canapes.
Journey to World Heritage-listed Bagan and experience a traditional elephant dance in New Bagan before visiting a lacquerware workshop. Later, explore some of the stunning temples including Ananda. Your day concludes with your special Signature Experience.Daily :
If you’re feeling active, jump on your electric bicycle and journey through the archaeological wonders of Bagan. Or visit the well-known golden Shwezigon Pagoda, followed by a visit to the lively local Nyaung U Market, which offers a great chance to learn how the locals conduct their daily lives.
You have the option to take in the plains of Bagan aboard a hot air balloon (own expense). Enjoy a choice of sightseeing today. After lunch on board, travel the village of Pakokku and explore local workshops consisting of cheroot (cigar) and textiles, including the famous Burmese sarong – the longyi.Daily :
Disembark in Yandabo, a village known for its terracotta wares. See a pottery-making demonstration by local artisans and gain a glimpse into village life.Daily :
Disembark in the former Royal capital of Sagaing, famous for its monasteries. Visit the gilded Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, where you can take in breathtaking views over Sagaing. Afterwards, visit a silversmith workshop where items such as jewellery, bowls, and Buddha images are made. Afterwards, see the towering bronze bell, then continue to Myatheindan Pagoda. Tonight, enjoy an onboard cultural show from the Mandalay Fine Art School.Daily :
U-Bein Bridge is thought to be the world’s oldest teak-wood bridge. Embark on a sunset sampan cruise with a drink in hand as you watch the locals along the bridge.
In Mandalay, visit the Mahamuni Buddha, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthadaw Pagoda and attend a gold leaf workshop. Later, travel to Amarapura and visit a silk workshop before arriving at U-Bein Bridge for your Signature Experience.Daily :
After breakfast, disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Prepare to be pampered as you stay in absolute luxury at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel in Yangon.
Gain an authentic insight into local life as you visit remote communities and immerse yourself in local culture.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.