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Belmond Governor's Hotel Yangon
Belmond Governor's Hotel Yangon

  |   Myanmar

If you’re looking for a little piece of luxury in Myanmar then the Governor’s Residence Hotel in Yangon should be your first port of call. You will most likely fly into Yangon, before your Irrawaddy River cruise, making this hotel the perfect first stop and introduction to Myanmar. 

Irrawaddy River Cruises 2018
Irrawaddy River Cruises 2018

  |   Myanmar

The Irrawaddy River runs through what is now known as Myanmar (formerly Burma). It flows through jungles and past cities providing livelihoods for thousands of people who dwell along its banks. What better way to experience this powerful, captivating river than on a luxury cruise?

Where is Shwedagon Pagoda?
Where is Shwedagon Pagoda?

  |   Myanmar

The dazzling golden Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred site in all of Myanmar and a must-see for any visitor planning a trip to this emerging southeast Asian destination.

Cruises on the Irrawaddy River
Cruises on the Irrawaddy River

  |   Myanmar

Whether you’re eager to explore ancient architectural wonders and stunning pagodas, marvel at stunning natural landscapes and unique wildlife, or dive headfirst into the incredible local culture, food and hospitality, an Irrawaddy river cruise offers the ideal way to make the most of everything this incredible country has to offer.

Inle Lake Myanmar
Inle Lake Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

The vast Inle Lake is one of Myanmar’s most impressive natural treasures and biggest tourist draws. With stunning scenic vistas, floating gardens, picturesque stilt villages and opportunities for handicraft shopping and active adventures, it’s one Myanmar destination definitely not to be missed.

How to Get to Bagan Myanmar
How to Get to Bagan Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

There are several points of Myanmar from which you might start your journey to Bagan but we are going to focus on the main tourist destinations within the country as these are where you are probably going to be.

Things To Do in Bagan Myanmar
Things To Do in Bagan Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

Bagan is probably the number one destination in Myanmar for travellers. It is home to some of the most impressive temples and pagodas in the world and emanates a mystical charm that simply can’t be described or replicated.

Temples of Bagan in Myanmar
Temples of Bagan in Myanmar

  |   Myanmar

There are over 2,200 temples and pagodas at the site of Bagan, seeing and learning about all of them is not realistic. You are much better off making a plan of which temples you find most interesting and then trying to make it around all of them instead.

U Bein Bridge
U Bein Bridge

  |   Myanmar

The beautiful U Bein bridge is easily one of Myanmar’s most photographed and iconic sites. With its picturesque structure, bustling local life and legendary sunsets, it’s fast becoming one of Myanmar’s premier tourist attractions.

History of Shwedagon Pagoda
History of Shwedagon Pagoda

  |   Myanmar

Located in Yangon, the spectacular Shwedagon Pagoda is believed by Buddhists to be around 2,500 years old and is the most sacred site for the Buddhist population of Myanmar.

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