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Myanmar Explorer: Burma & the Irrawaddy River - 2017

Yangon • Prome • 9-night Irrawaddy River Cruise • Bagan • Mingun • Mandalay

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Enrich your vacation with Vantage's collection of deluxe optional tours, designed exclusively for our guests. You’ll discover a world beyond the landmarks and gain immeasurable insight into the culture and people of your destination. So join us … and make the most of your journey!

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Bago Day Trip

  • Approximate Cost: $79 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 9 hours
  • Location: Bago, Myanmar
  • When: Full day tour, lunch included

Join us for a day discovering the wonders of Bago, the 15th-century capital of the Mon Kingdom. You’ll learn the history and myths of the city while visiting the reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the four seated Buddhas at Kyaikpun, and the old palace of Kambozathadi. You’ll also see the stunning Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, the most outstanding religious monument in Bago. This golden temple stands at 375 feet tall, higher than Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda, and can be seen from around 6 miles outside of the city. You’ll stop at Kha Khat Wain Monastery during lunchtime to view locals offering food to the Monks and learn about their daily life in the monastery. A venture to a local weaving village is also included in your tour. On the way back to Yangon, you’ll visit the Allied War Cemetery — the peaceful, beautifully landscaped final resting place of more than 27,000 allied soldiers who perished during World War II.


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Bangkok By Night

  • Approximate Cost: $75 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 3.5 hours
  • Location: Bangkok, Thailand
  • When: Evening tour, dinner included

Available on optional Bangkok extension only. 

On this evening tour in Bangkok, you’ll be immersed in a truly Thai ambiance. Your tour starts with the sunset boat cruise along the Chao Phraya River , passing by temples, government buildings, the Royal Grand Palace Then, you’ll enjoy dinner at a local Thai restaurant. After dinner, hop on an local Tuk Tuk , to Kings Avenue for view of Bangkok at night with stop at the Equestrain status of King Rama V for photo opportunities & then continue to China Town where locals made it busy at night , full of food stands / restaurants . Your tour ends at Patpong night market, one of Bangkok’s great night markets.

Spend some time browsing the shops and streets stalls offering a variety of local products, such as hand-made souvenirs, carved woods, home decorations, clothes, painting before returning back to hotel.


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Mekong River Boat Tour with Dinner

  • Approximate Cost: $69 USD per person
  • Approximate Time: 4 hours
  • Location: Luang Prabang, Laos
  • When: Half-day Tour (optional extension only)

Your tour begins as you board a long tail boat for a 2-hour cruise along the Laotian part of the Mekong River. As you cruise past the tranquil countryside, be sure to look out for local villages, barely visible behind a screen of foliage. You will notice slender canoes and bamboo poles bobbing by the shore, marking the location of nets and fish traps as you make your way to a local handicraft and paper making village. Here, you’ll see what daily life is like for the local farmers in this remote area. As your tour winds down, you’ll toast your journey with wine as you watch the sun set on the river. Dinner is included


Please Note: All prices are per person and subject to change. All optional tours are offered by Vantage Deluxe World Travel. Descriptions and scheduling are subject to change. Minimum tour participation is required to operate optional tours. Optional tours cancelled by passengers within 48 hours of the excursion are non-refundable.

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