Yangon | Bagan | Mandalay | Lake Inle | Langkawi
Combine the amazing sights of Burma on a small group escorted tour, followed by a relaxing beach stay on the Malaysian island of Langkawi.
Days 1 Yangon
After an overnight flight from the UK, arrive into Burma's main city where you will begin the Images of Burma Tour. Over the next 10 days travel as part of a small group and enjoy Burma's amazing scenery and rich cultural legacy. A walking tour of the city reveals the majestic colonial architecture and local life finishing with an amazing sunset at the city's golden Shwedagon Pagoda.
Days 4 - Mandalay
After breakfast take a morning flight to Mandalay and over the next two days, tour some of the impressive palaces and pagodas. There will be time to visit the lively Jade market and wander along a 200-year-old teak bridge. At Sagaing Hill, see hundreds of white-washed pagodas which house over 3,000 monks and nuns - regarded as the religious centre of Burma.
Day 6 - Bagan
Spend a day on the mighty Irrawaddy River as you travel to Bagan by boat. The next day is spent exploring Bagan which has thousands of temples spread accross the plains, including the famous Ananda temple. Visit local villages and discover the local handicrafts, before ending the day with a sunset view from on top of a pagoda.
Day 8 - Inle Lake
Fly to Lake Inle and a change of scenery. The next two days are spent exploring some of the temples and monastries as well as a cruise on the lake to visit the fascinating floating gardens. A highlight is the morning market, where you can meet local hilltribes who gather from the surrounding area.
Days 10 - Yangon & Langkawi
Head back to Yangon for a day of leisure, before flying to the paradise island of Langkawi the next day. The Berjaya Resort has a beuatiful palm fringed beach in a quiet part of the island. You are close to the Oriental Village shops and cable car to take you up to a spectacular viewpoint. Spend five night enjoying the facilities and beach.
Day 16 - Farewell
Today there is free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight home
This suggested itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Asia. It can be booked as it is or changed to suit your requirements.
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