Myanmar Small Group Tour (formerly Burma)
Spirit of Myanmar Tour
Discover hidden treasures on this insider’s journey to Myanmar, officially called the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Explore Burmese art, extraordinary architecture. Visit the stunning Buddhist monasteries and temples. Experience the gentle graciousness of Burmese culture. Learn about Buddhist history and culture on our small group tour of Myanmar.
For many travelers, the true highlight of the tour is the deep appreciation they develop for the character of the Burmese people, the citizens of Myanmar.
The tour starts with arrival in Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city. Yangon is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and the towering, gilded 6th century Shwedagon Pagoda, containing Buddhist relics.
Our small group Myanmar tour visits Bagan (Pagan), the country’s premier site, a temple city of over two thousand temples and stupas, built between the 11-13th century.
Embark on an excursion to beautiful Mt. Popa, a mountain sacred to Myanmar’s indigenous spirits called ‘Nats.’
Tour the walled city of Mandalay built in the 19th century along with many ancient monasteries and nunneries.
The journey through Myanmar culminates with two days exploring the tribal area of Inle Lake where people live in thatched stilt cottages that rise above the middle of the lake.
Attend Pagoda Festival in Inle Lake on the Fall tour dates.
Optionally extension to remote villages of Shan State.
We are proud to be working with a privately owned company run by local women to bring you this amazing Myanmar Cultural Tour. Enriched through the knowledge of our fluent multi-lingual guide, our small group tour is truly immersive experience of the Burmese culture.
MYANMAR TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- A ceremony of food offerings to over 1000 monks
- In the Fall, enjoy the Pagoda Festival ceremony at Inle Lake
- Explore the vast temple city of Pagan
- Mingle with the hill tribes people of Inle Lake at the colorful market
Young Burmese Nuns near Mandalay