MYANMAR TEMPLES AND TRIBES

  • Explore the culture of Myanmar's Ethnic Minority Groups
  • Visit ancient temples far off the beaten tracks
  • Try your hand at local handicrafts
  • Visit local markets
  • Yangon
  • Mrauk U
  • Shakama Tribal Villages
  • Sittwe

6 DAYS

PRIVATE TOUR

FROM

$1725 AUD / $1920 NZD

"Meet some of the friendliest people in the world and explore their fascinating culture"
Travis Fennell - Wide Eyed Tours Owner

Dig deep into Myanmar's ethnic minority cultures with this 6 day tour of Ethnic Minority villages and Ancient temples. The tour includes 3 days visiting ethnic minority tribes and including a visit to the remote Chin village where the women have unique and interesting facial tatoos.

  • DAY 01

    Yangon

    Arrival day with free time to explore this former British colony which today has the highest number of colonial buildings in Southeast Asia. In the evening visit to Karaweik Hall Royal Barge and the striking Shwedagon Pagoda to witness the golden dome light up at sunset.

  • DAY 02

    Mrauk U

    A short flight to Sittwe and then a speed boat journey upriver to the last royal capital of Rakhine, Mrauk U.

  • DAY 03

    Shakama

    A varied day of visiting ethnic minorities and ancient temples beginning with a scenic and very bumpy journey by road or by boat to the tattoo Chin village of the Lay Too Chin minority. Returning to Mrauk U to visit a Shakama (Thet) minority village before a canoe trip through beautiful landscape to explore a series of ancient temples.

  • DAY 04

    Sittwe

    On the return journey to Sittwe, visit another remote tribal village of Mro (Khimi) where the locals are so friendly and proud of their high quality hand woven clothing.

  • DAY 05

    Yangon

    A morning visit to the Sittwe market before a return flight to Yangon for further sightseeing.

  • DAY 06

    Yangon

    Departure day. A priate car will transfer you to the airport.

Accommodation

This trip takes you into the heart of rural Myanmar far from tourist comforts. Some nights only basic accommodation maybe available. For nights in Yangon and larger villages a range of 3, 4 and 5 star options are available. Talk to us for more info.

Inclusions

  • Expert guide to take you to Ethnic Minority villages and helpyou talk to the locals
  • Speed boat journey
  • Tribal village tour
  • Internal flights x 2
  • 5 Breakfasts

We are experienced Asia travel specialists and designers of tailor- made private tours. Get in touch to start the booking conversation.

Guaranteed departure with groups of 4 or more. Also available as a private trip

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