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Myanmar: Hilltribes & Sunrises

14 days, Chiang Mai to Bangkok

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Now's the time to explore Myanmar (also known as Burma) on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. Take a personal pause among the serene villages of Inle Lake, get acquainted with local flavours on a trek to meet hilltribe communities, and see some of the most stunning ancient sites this side of Southeast Asia. It just takes two weeks (and a good mix of free time and activities!) to explore a side of Myanmar not many get a chance to see. Now's your chance to get ahead of the game.

14 days

Chiang Mai to Bangkok

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Trip Code: ATTB

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Now's the time to explore Myanmar (also known as Burma) on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. Take a personal pause among the serene villages of Inle Lake, get acquainted with local flavours on a trek to meet hilltribe communities, and see some of the most stunning ancient sites this side of Southeast Asia. It just takes two weeks (and a good mix of free time and activities!) to explore a side of Myanmar not many get a chance to see. Now's your chance to get ahead of the game.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 18, avg 12

Age requirement: 18-39

Visa Requirements

14 days

Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: ATTB

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Creating ripples that change lives

The Ripple Score is an honest evaluation of how often we use local businesses and services to create each tour. With this score you can see the percentage of our local expenses that stay in the communities you visit. Learn more

Ripple Score

100

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Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time and welcome to the ancient city of Chiang Mai in the mountains of northern Thailand.

After the welcome dinner, venture into the crowds of the buzzing night bazaar for your first night out with your fellow travellers and CEO. Wander through the stalls indulging in local delicacies and souvenirs. Grab a nightcap at a riverside bar and cheers to new adventures and friends!

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group| Your First Night Out Moment Connect With New Friends

Day 2Chiang Mai/Kengtung

Cross the border into Myanmar (Burma) before heading to Kengtung, a remote inland town nestled by lush hilly country. This evening, watch the sun set on Naung Tung Lake and have a relaxing night to conserve energy for your hike tomorrow.

Day 3Kengtung

Find peace among the rice paddies and rolling hills on an included trek to meet hilltribe communities in the countryside. Savour a taste of Shan khao swè, a traditional Burmese rice noodle dish that's full of local flavour.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4Kengtung/Inle Lake

During your free morning, grab a bite at Kyaing Tong Market. This lively market is host to colourful local produce and delicious food stalls. Later this afternoon, fly to Inle, a serene lake dotted with temples and floating villages.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Inle Lake

Stretch out your legs a bit — it's another day on Inle Lake. Choose between taking a bike around the lake or up to the local winery, taking a cooking class, or touring the lake by boat to take a closer look at the floating villages and gardens.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Inle Lake/Bagan

Take your time to unwind with your final day on Inle Lake. Admire the pagodas and monasteries or lay back and watch the fishermen with their unique techniques. Later, hop on an overnight bus and wake up in the temple town of Bagan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 7Bagan

Start your day with some serenity during a tour of the mesmerizing Sunrise Temple. See the ancient site's ornate pagodas brighten up with the glow of the sun for that envy-worthy Insta shot. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Bagan

If you're an early bird not afraid of heights, opt to watch the sunrise from an unforgettable hot-air balloon flight over the temples and plains of Bagan (only available Oct-Mar). Or choose to spend the day exploring nearby villages and ruins. Go a little farther out by renting a bike, or e-bike, to see the more distant sites.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9Bagan/Mandalay

Begin your final day in Bagan with an included breakfast at Sanon, a G Adventures-supported restaurant and culinary school. Afterward, travel to Mandalay - a cultural capital on the Irrawaddy River. The day is yours: you can climb Mandalay Hill, visit the Golden Monastery, or end the day by watching the sunset at U Bein Bridge.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Meal at Sanon Restaurant and Culinary Training School

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Mandalay/Yangon

Your last free day in Mandalay is full of options. Check out Mandalay's ancient temples, the nearby royal capital of Amarapura, or the world's longest teak bridge. Visit the nearby market for local eats and enjoy your accommodation's rooftop restaurant for those unforgettable city views. This evening, board an overnight bus and head south to Yangon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 11Yangon

Get to know Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, on an orientation walk. Spend the rest of the day exploring. Choose to visit the incredible, gold-plated Shwedagon Pagoda for the perfect photo op or have a picnic on Kandawgyi Lake. Tonight, immerse yourself in the nightlife and enjoy a drink on us to celebrate all the life-changing adventures you've just shared with newfound friends.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Big Night Out Moment Celebrate New Adventures

Day 12Yangon

Continue exploring the country's former capital on this free day or lounge around with delicious local delicacies recovering from last night's festivities. Head to the temple with an intricate reclining Buddha statue or feed the catfish at Yangon Lake. The day is yours!

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 13Yangon/Bangkok

Fly to Thailand and land in the booming capital - Bangkok! Take in this massive metropolis and wander through the ornate temples and towering buildings. Make the most of your last evening with fellow travellers and be sure to end this amazing journey with a bang(kok)!

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14Bangkok

Today is departure day, but do not fret! There is no such thing as goodbye, only until next time. Be sure to sneak in some last-minute photos and exchange social medias before heading on your way. Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Meal at Sanon Restaurant and Culinary Training School, Bagan
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Celebrate New Adventures, Yangon
  • Full-day trekking excursion (Kengtung)
  • Sunrise temple tour (Bagan)
  • Orientation walk in Yangon
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Simple hotels (twin-share) (11 nts), sleeper bus (2 nts).

Meals

9 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, public bus, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Myanmar: Hilltribes & Sunrises

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