Explore the rich and thrilling culture of one of the most mysterious and undiscovered destinations in the world and experience the ultimate in stylish sightseeing on this Balloon Safari adventure over mystical Myanmar.
Discover the impressive colonial and spiritual heritage of Yangon, one of the most fascinating capitals of South East Asia. Living in the lap of colonial luxury at the elegant Strand Hotel, "finest hostelry east of the Suez" since 1901, you will spend a day discovering the city's pagodas, museums and markets and enjoy fine dining at the renowned Le Planteur restaurant.
Continuing on to Heho in the Shan state you will experience the thrill of an adventurous aerial view of Pindaya's spectacular landscape in your first hot-air balloon ride. Guided by gentle winds not exceeding 15mph, you will enjoy a bird's-eye view of the state's tiny villages and pagodas as you glide over the valleys and mountains below.
Enjoy a stunning sunrise balloon ride the following morning before continuing by antique BOB bus and private motorboat to discover the floating gardens and stilt villages of InleLake. After exploring the lake's floating markets by canoe, you will learn how to prepare a traditional Inthar meal and enjoy a taste of the region's hospitality while lunching with a local family.
InleLake before transferring to Bagan. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of area's 2,142 temples and pagodas from your hot-air balloon as you glide over forests of glittering stupas laid out like a mystical chess board below. A sunset boat trip and candle-light dinner ends the magical day.