Following political turmoil, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), has become one of the most buzz worthy destinations in Southeast Asia. After reopening its borders to visitors, there’s been a race against time for travelers wanting to visit this storied country before it’s overrun by tourism and modernization. Rapid change may exist, yet an authentic Burma experience is still on tap.
– Hot air ballooning over the mystic ancient temples of Bagan.
– Practice the unique leg rowing technique famous among Lake Inle fishermen.
– Visit local craftsmen from the ceramic, silk weaving, and blacksmith communities.
– Interact with the local Kayan community. Women wear brass rings around their necks in order to achieve elongation.
Our itinerary wish list includes floating down the Ayeyarwady River aboard one of the most noteworthy luxury boutique river cruises in the country. Discover unique local river communities while also navigating Myanmar’s major cities and most famous sites.
Lesser known are Myanmar’s beaches, which span more than 1200 miles! The most famous is Ngapali Beach. Just a 45-minute flight from Yangon, it’s an idyllic end to an adventurous itinerary.