The Golden Land of Myanmar (Burma)
The Golden Land of Myanmar (Burma) is awaiting you! Come along on this exclusive itinerary created and hosted by Reid Travel's Julia Shore!
All-inclusive Private Tour of
The Golden Land - Myanmar (Burma)
Beginning in Bangkok on October 31, Friday and ending in Yangon on November 8, Saturday. Enjoy a preview below of the cities and sights you will enjoy on this exclusive trip through Myanmar.
Myanmar (Burma) is a beautiful, exotic country in Southeast Asia where enjoyable enchantment of her traditional culture and nature reverses remain intact. It has many names: Golden Land, Land of Immortality, and also Land of Gems. It is recognized as a tourist destination with a rich cultural heritage, blessed with a unique natural enviornment of snow-capped mountains; beautiful lakes, a long river, lush tropical forests and unspoiled beaches.
Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar and was the capital city from 1948 to 2006. Surrounded on three sides by water, Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar. Yangon is reaching for the future but trapped in the past. It is a fasicnating introduction to Myanmar's diverse culture and home to the Burmese, Shan, Mon, Chinese, Indian and Western expats.
The Shwedagon Pagoda, which dates back to the 11th century. The stupa is gold plated with more than 8,000 solid gold slabs and its tip is set with diamonds, rubies, sapphires and topaz. The Shwedagon Pagoda, surrounded by more than 100 smaller stupas and pavilions, is one of the most visited places in Yangon, and a worship place for the locals.
Bagan is located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River and it is a home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. You will visit the Ananda Temple which is Bagan's most beautiful temples. While in Bagan you will go on a sunrise balloon flight over Bagan, an experience you will never forget. From above witness thousands of temples which were built between the 11th and 13th centuries.
Mandalay is the second largest city in Burma (after Yangon), and a former capital of Myanmar. The city is the economic and religious hub of upper Myanmar and is centered around the Royal Palace. It has wide lanes filled with bicycles and motorcycles but is known for its millionaires and cultural diversity. Half of Burma's monks reside in Mandalay and the surrounding areas.
While in Mandalay you can expect to visit the ancient capitals: Amarapura, Ava and Sagain; all of which have beautful pagodas to see and visit. Another amazing stop you will make is at the Maha Muni Pagoda, which is regarded as the holiest site in Mandalay.
The accomodations are 5-star properties and most meals are included.
-Laos (Luang Prabang)
-Cambodia (Angkor Wat)
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