Myanmar

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

Myanmar (formerly Burma) 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 serenity of of the Irrawaddy River 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.


Myanmar: Complimentary Hot Air Balloon Ride in Bagan
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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.

Continent Asia
Language Burmese
Capital Naypyidaw
Population 54,409,800
Area 676,575 km²
Currency Burmese kyat

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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.

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