All of the Activities we can offer in Myanmar
Browse through our Myanmar Activities by region:
Please ask us for more detailed information on the activity you would like to include in your Myanmar Holiday.
Bagan Temple Tour
The temples around Bagan are simply mind blowing, from the Shwezigon Pagoda to the ‘Cave’ Temple. With many more in between. Explore the Htilominlo and Ananda Temples before taking a horse-cart tour through the Tharaba Gateway to Shwegugyi, ending up at the Thatbyinnyu Temple which is the tallest temple of them all for magnificent sunset panoramic view.
Bagan Hot Air Balloon Ride
Up up and away! Enjoy a champagne breakfast and see the temples from above and get the movie star treatment. You get a totally different perspective from high up and experiencing a birds eye view at sunrise is even more thrilling. A Photographers Dream!
Mandalay Cooking Class
Delve in to the local markets and get your ingredient shopping done. Then get down to business and create some wonderfully fragrant Burmese classics. This hands on cooking class also includes a trip to a tea shop to unearth the fascinating Myanmar tea culture. Finishing with a glorious sunset bike ride to the historic Yan Kin hill.
Mandalay Half & Full Day Tours
Explore all parts of the city; staring by learning a little about the cities past at the British occupied Mandalay Palace Fort. Then onwards to the local jade market to see the artisans at work. Followed by the lovely Shwe In Bin Monastery and many other wonderful pagodas. The grand finale of the day is the view you get at sunset from the vantage point of Mandalay hill.
The Lost Kingdom of Ava
A simply wonderful day tour which takes in some incredible pagodas, such as the U Min Thoneze Pagoda (Thirty Caves) and the central pagoda of Soon U Pon Nya Shin. Next you take a local ferry to the lost kingdom of Ava itself to see the incredible Maha Aungmyae Bonzan Monastery and awe-inspiring teak-stilted U Bein Bridge, that you can walk across before sunset.
Maymyo Day Tour
Maymyo (May’s Town) as it was or Pyin Oo Lwin now, was the colonial retreat for the British during times of sweltering dry season temperatures. The area now boasts the delightful National Kandawgyi Gardens. And some delightful old colonial houses (sadly in disarray). There is also time to cool off at the Pwaye Gauk Waterfall and enjoy the views from the Mahar Ant Htoo Kanthar Buddha Statue in a jam packed day.
Sunset Boat Trip
Enjoy a fabulous sunset boat trip from the Lone Thar Jetty in Ngapali over to Pearl Island. On this trip there is also time to enjoy some swimming, snorkelling and kayaking from the island before sunset and then returning back to the main land.
Sea Adventure Day Tour
On this wonderful day tour you will enjoy exploring the Myanmar coast line as well as under the sea as well. You will visit a charming little fishing village called Maung Shwe as well as having plenty of opportunities to swim in the warm waters, snorkel for shells and admire the sea life.
We are able to offer divers of all abilities an array of spectacular underwater life, colourful reefs and waters teaming with marine life. During a normal day trip you will have two morning dives followed by lunch and then a trip to the local fishing village of Maung Shwe before heading back to shore.
Mingun Day Tour
Enjoy a ram pack sightseeing day of Mingun and the surrounding area. During this tour you will enjoy a boat trip up the Ayeyarwaddy River to visit the Mingun Pahtodawgyi and the huge 90-ton Mingun Bell. You also have time to explore the surrounding pagodas of Myatheinda, Maha Myat Muni, Kuthodaw, Kyaukdawgyi and the Shwenandaw Monastery. Finishing with a majestic sunset on Mandalay Hill.
Mount Popa & Boat Trip
Take a pilgrimage up to the top of the glorious Mount Popa and visit the picturesque Popa Taungkalat Shrine and enjoy the magnificent scenic view. From your vantage point you can see for miles around and the dominant Ayeyarwaddy River cutting straight through. On the homeward journey you board a traditional boat and glide all the way back to Bagan; watching the sun sinking into the horizon as you go.
Remote Temple Cycling Tour
Marvel at the temples by the power of two wheels and your own two feet; or at least some of them as there are far too many to visit in one week let alone in a day. Soak up the incredible views that you get when looking across this ancient city from the vantage point of Bu Lei Thee Pagoda. Discover the temples in a different way as cycling gets you much closer to the local people and can give you a more enriching temple experience.
Inle Lake by Boat
There is nothing more tranquil than boating around on the picturesque lake of Inle. It really opens ones senses to watch the local Intha people living on the water as they do and go about their daily lives. Watch the boatmen row with only their legs! With them making it look so easy. Then enjoy a boat ride through incredible floating communities built on stilts and magical floating gardens which have to be seen to be believed.
Inle Wine Tasting
Tickle your taste buds at Inle Lakes very own resident winery. Take a tour of the winery and taste test the new selection of wines on offer. You can also enjoy lunch at the Red Mountain winery on route to your hotel on the lake. The winery is a welcome surprise to many as they travel Myanmar and visitors are never disappointed. The winery also boasts tremendous panoramic views of the lake and surrounding area.
Rural Experience & Train Ride
Escape the busy streets and enjoy seeing the city from the railway tracks, giving you a different perspective of the city on this 29 mile train adventure. You travel from Yangon’s central railway station, out of the centre and into the suburbs and then back again as the train is on a circle line. All in all the journey takes about an hour, after which you have time to enjoy some of the wonderful markets, including the delightful Bogyoke market at Insein.
Sunset River Cruise
Enjoy discovering the city from a completely different point of view as you discover Yangon’s waterways and landscapes that lie along the banks of the Yangon River. On this sunset cruise you will pass the Lighthouse of the Twante Canal and see the marvelous Shwedagon Pagoda all light up and glowing against the night sky. Then sit back and enjoy floating along as the sun sinks gently into the city skyline.
Twante Town Tour and Ferry Ride
Escape the busy city and get a glimpse at a totally different pace of life. Departing by boat from Nanthida at the Dala jetty, you enjoy a pleasant journey as you travel to the town Twante. Once here you take a sightseeing trip on a traditional horse cart. Along the way you take in some of the area’s best sites; such as the pottery workshop and the majestic Shwesandaw pagoda before heading back to Bagan.
Yangon Full & Half City Tours
Get to know some of the wonderful secrets about the city of Yangon on one of our insightful city walking tours. Go back in time and learn about the cities past and its glorious old colonial buildings which are and architects dream. Try and get lost down some of the cities fascinating streets and back alleys. Integrate with the friendly people and explore the amazing markets and old hidden shops where you can unearth antique oddities and treasures from times gone past.
Sunset at the Shwedagon Pagoda
There is no more magical experience in Myanmar than taking a pilgrimage to the delightful Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset. Before visiting Myanmars most sacred site you will stop of at the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to see the huge reclining Buddha and the tranquil Kandawgyi Lake. But the feeling you get from filling all of your senses at Shewedagon is a feeling that you can take with you were ever you go.
Towns & Cities in Myanmar
Myanmar has no shortage of captivating destination to visit on your holiday. Refer to our Towns & cities guide to plan the perfect trip.
Our Favourite Hotels in Myanmar
There are so many beautiful hotels to choose from in Myanmar. So we have selected a few of our most favourite and characterful hotels; giving you a taste of what you can expect.