The Absolute Myanmar-Burma Experience
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Walk the broad, tree-lined avenues of this enchanting city, where you will delight in exploring its temples and shrines, shopping in its markets, and dining in its cozy restaurants. Explore our [Myanmar travel information] and allow yourself to be swept away with wonder when you visit the glimmering gold towers of the Sule Pagoda, an impressive shrine built in the third century that is still an active center for Ayurvedic astrology, Buddhist demon worship and strict Theravada doctrines. Make sure to take an early morning stroll around the equally magical Shwedagon Pagoda, built 2,500 years ago when this sprawling city was a coastal village.
As you take time to [learn about travel in historic Burma] you will read about this enthralling archeological site, where over 2,000 pagoda and temples rise up from the plains, creating an otherworldly landscape. Float down the Irrawaddy River and arrive as the ruins are still bathed in an early morning mist, allowing an added air of mystery to radiate from each structure. Travel by horseback to some of the more remote ruins, or take a horse-drawn carriage to explore the splendor of the Buddhist frescoes and sculptures. Catch a second unforgettable sunrise in as many days at the Thatbyinnyu Temple and be sure to make time to shop for beautiful lacquer wares. A side trip to the spiritual volcano called Mt. Popa is highly recommended.
Stop in Mandalay, where you can witness the procession of monks receiving their offerings at Amarapura or experience harvesting rubies from the earth. Cruise the majestic Inle Lake, where you will marvel at the stilted houses, floating markets, and of course, the jumping cats at the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery.
Absolute Travel took time to [learn about Burma travel] to provide you with unique, one-of-a-kind travel experiences so make sure to ask about spending time in Kalaw, a sleepy town that long ago was a colonial retreat on the edge of the hill country or lounge on the secluded beaches of Myauk-U in the Arakan State, the most modern and pristine region in all of Burma.