Explore by river, one of the least visited countries in Asia in luxury on the new Avalon Myanmar. Meander peacefully through jungle shrouded highlands and sun-seared plains to its mangrove-dotted banks. Learn about the Buddhist religion and visit the remarkable sight of the stunning Shwedagon in Yangon, considered the oldest in the world.
Day 1 UK - Yagon
Overnight flight to Yangon.
Day 2 Yangon
On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.
Formerly known as Rangoon, Yagon is the country’s largest city and former capital. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in. Your Avalon Experience starts today.
Day 3 Yangon
This morning take a walking tour of the city's famous and historic landmarks, including the High Court, City Hall, Central Railway Station and Sule Pagoda, built during the time of Buddha. Stop along the way at a local tea shop for a cup of tea or coffee with the locals. After lunch, visit Chaukhtatgyi to see the massive reclining Buddha measuring in at 213 feet. Afterwards, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important religious site in the country and a national symbol. Here, a truly enchanting scene unfolds as the sun sets on the golden stupa and locals come to pay their respects. Tonight, your welcome dinner is in one of Yangon's best restaurants.
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are three types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
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