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Journey Through Burma & Bhutan - Private Luxury Asia Tours (14 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Yangon, Myanmar To Paro, Bhutan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 20 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Yangon, Myanmar
The Strand Yangon None

JOURNEY THROUGH BURMA & BHUTAN: Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro

An exclusive private tour of Burma & Bhutan for the most discerning luxury traveler.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Yangon (Rangoon) at ultra-luxury hotel: The Strand or Belmond Governor's Residence

Private afternoon tour with expert national guide and driver

Schwedagon pagoda, markets, Buddhist culture, interesting neighborhoods, insider access to local galleries

Day 2
Yangon, Myanmar
The Strand Yangon Breakfast

Full-day private touring with guide and driver

Day 3
Bagan, Myanmar
Aureum Palace Hotel, Bagan Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Bagan at luxury hotel: Aureum Palace Hotel, Bagan or Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort

Private touring with expert guide and driver

Ancient temples and pagodas, local villages and markets, lacquerware studios, option for touring by bicycle

Horse-drawn carriage ride at sunset

Day 4
Bagan, Myanmar
Aureum Palace Hotel, Bagan Breakfast

Continue private touring with expert guide and driver of ruins and villages

Evening sunset cruise on Ayeyarwady

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: hot air balloon ride over the temples at sunrise, meeting monks at a monastery, insider access to local artisans, an excursion to Mt. Popa

Day 5
Inle Lake, Myanmar
Inle Princess Resort Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Inle Lake. Private arrival transfer by boat to hotel

Accommodation in Inle Lake at luxury resort and spa: Inle Princess Resort, Aureum Inle Resort, or Villa Inle Resort

Day 6
Inle Lake, Myanmar
Inle Princess Resort Breakfast

Full-day private boat tour around Inle Lake and In Dein with expert guide

Floating villages, craft villages and artisans (textiles, ceramics, lacquer, paper)

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: a private Burmese cooking lesson, a lesson in special fishing techniques with local Inle fishermen, a meeting with an orchid expert

Day 7
Bangkok, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Breakfast

Private transfer to airport and flight to Yangon, connecting with flight to Bangkok. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Bangkok at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 8
Thimphu, Bhutan
Taj Tashi Breakfast

Private transfer to airport and flight to Bhutan.

VIP arrival assistance

Private arrival transfer to Thimphu

Accommodation in Thimphu at ultra-luxury hotel: Taj Tashi or Amankora Thimphu

Day 9
Thimphu, Bhutan
Taj Tashi Breakfast

Full-day private tour, with option for hiking if desired

Culture, Buddhist sites, local traditions, markets, small specialized museums

Additional activities can also be arranged, upon request: private day hike to rural villages and monasteries, private Bhutanese cooking lesson at a local home, meeting with a Bhutanese astrologer, private meditation session with monks

Day 10
Punakha, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to Punakha with touring en route

Accommodation in Punakha at ultra-luxury hotel: COMO Uma Punakha or Amankora Punakha

Day 11
Punakha, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full-day private touring and gentle hiking

Rural farming villages, blessing from a monk, dzong, option for hike to panoramic view point

Day 12
Paro, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to Paro with touring en route

Accommodation in Paro at ultra-luxury hotel: COMO Uma Paro or Amankora Paro

Day 13
Paro, Bhutan
COMO Uma, Bhutan Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Private hiking excursion to Tiger's Nest

Day 14
Paro, Bhutan
None Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok

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JOURNEY THROUGH BURMA & BHUTAN: Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Bangkok, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro


An exclusive private tour of Burma & Bhutan for the most discerning luxury traveler.


This is the ultimate cultural journey—two weeks in two of the world's most fascinating destinations.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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