Myanmar

See Buddhist temples, the majestic Irrawaddy, dreamy landscapes and small villages on a luxury tour through Myanmar.

Formerly Burma, Myanmar is a peaceful, untouched country that will surprise and delight travellers of all ages. Its ancient culture, friendly people, and natural wonders make it well-suited to individuals, couples, or small groups interested in a seldom-seen side of Southeast Asia.

A&K is proud to be one of the oldest and most established private travel companies currently operating in Myanmar. Founded in 1997, our team is committed to pioneering luxury holidays around the region, making sure you enjoy a unique and memorable experience.

Bask in the stillness and serenity of Inle Lake aboard the luxurious Sanctuary Ananda, purpose built to navigate Myanmar’s rivers and tributaries. Next, visit the many glittering pagodas in Mandalay, an important religious and monastic centre. Buddhist festivals, beautiful textiles, and picture-perfect sunsets are waiting for you.

Award-winning luxury tours of Myanmar

Travellers planning a visit to Myanmar with A&K can choose from our exclusive selection of  customisable private journeys, luxury small group journeys, and boutique cruises. Each is an opportunity to explore local hotspots and hidden gems as you learn about the culture, controversy, and history that has made The Golden Land what it is today.

Our team is committed to helping you discover the many sights and sounds of Myanmar, from laneway markets full of textiles, handicrafts, and fresh produce, to serene, sacred Buddhist monuments.

Participate in an early morning photographic tour of Yangon alongside a professional photographer; there, you’ll capture stills of Shwedagon

Pagoda, a beautiful structure that attracts thousands of worshippers each year. Travel by horse-and-cart through the Bagan plains, and find yourself captivated by a peaceful way of life along the banks of the Irrawaddy River.

Experience Myanmar aboard the Sanctuary Ananda 

Gaze out upon Myanmar’s many charming villages, golden pagodas, and rolling hills aboard our private luxury vessel, the Sanctuary Ananda. We take care to elevate your travel experience with a variety of cultural and educational offerings. Cigar making lessons, cooking demonstrations, ethnic dinners, and live music and dance performances will immerse you in and endear you to Myanmar’s vibrant culture.

Whether you’re on the water or on land, each and every accommodation selected for your luxury holiday in Myanmar is carefully evaluated to meet our exacting standards of comfort and safety. On arrival in Bagan, unwind at the glittering Aureum Palace Hotel, a property with perfectly-appointed villas and one-of-a-kind views. An equally relaxing, rejuvenating experience awaits at Belmond Governor’s Residence in Yangon.

Destination highlights

Our Orient travel experts have spent decades pioneering fully customisable luxury holidays to Myanmar. Choose from a selection of carefully curated activities, including:

  • Taking in the sunset from U Bein Bridge, the longest teak bridge in the world.
  • Exploring the quaint village of Sin Kyun, an area seldom visited by tourists.
  • Exclusive access to Bagan Shwezigon Pagoda.
  • And more…


When to Go

Because Myanmar has a tropical climate, we recommend travelling between October and March to escape the humidity and monsoon rains. Visit in April for beautiful, moderate temperatures and the beloved Thingyan water festival, a fun, colourful way to welcome the New Year.

Featured Myanmar Journeys

Private12 days, from AU$6,030
Myanmar in Style

Unravel the mysteries of Myanmar in this journey through an enchanting land almost untouched by the 21st-century world. Venture into the heart of the country on a four-night luxury cruise along the Irrawaddy.

Private12 days, from AU$6,030
Group of 1811 days, from AU$7,295
Myanmar & the Irrawaddy - A Luxury Small Group Journey

Natural wonders are abundant too with the majestic Irrawaddy River at the country’s heart and the tranquil surrounds of Inle Lake with its floating gardens, stilted villages and peculiar leg-rowing fishermen.

Group11 days, from AU$7,295
Private11 days, from AU$5,580
Myanmar in Style (Bagan to Mandalay Cruise)

Unravel the mysteries of Myanmar in this journey through an enchanting land almost untouched by the 21st-century world. Venture into the heart of the country on a three-night luxury cruise along the Irrawaddy.

Private11 days, from AU$5,580
Private13 days, from AU$6,760
Myanmar in Style inc Pindaya & Kalaw

Unravel the mysteries of Myanmar in this journey through an enchanting land almost untouched by the 21st-century world. Venture into the heart of the country on a four-night luxury cruise along the Irrawaddy.

Private13 days, from AU$6,760

Featured Accommodation

Sanctuary Ananda

Sanctuary Ananda carries guests in style on voyages of breathtaking beauty and discovery on the mysterious rivers of Myanmar.

The Strand Hotel

Highly acclaimed as one of Southeast Asia's leading luxury hotels, and with a name synonymous with welcoming and intuitive service, the iconic Strand Yangon has been a city landmark since 1901 situated on Strand Road in the heart of downtown Yangon.

Aureum Palace Hotel

Located amidst the ancient temples of Bagan, the Aureum Palace Hotel is a tranquil paradise, set in 27 acres of tropical gardens beside a lake.

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