Beside the popular city- Bangkok in Thailand, most westerners travel to Myanmar (Burma) only once in their lifetime. World Spree wants to ensure you have all the resources in planning your dream vacation. Please read the following information regarding the level of activity you can expect, your physical requirements, trip destination information, tour pacing and meal arrangements specific to this Myanmar (Burma) tour.
This multi-city package tour is fast-paced and includes a reasonable amount of walking or hiking. It is suitable for an average level of physical fitness, but is not appropriate for travelers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. The tour itinerary does involve sightseeing on foot, walking on uneven surfaces, and climbing of stairs without handrail or assistance. This is an active tour. You should be able to EASILY negotiate climbing many stairs and walking for 30 minutes in 90-degree heat. To fully participate in this tour, you must be able to complete some long days of touring with minimal breaks.
5 cities in two countries for 13 nights: 3-nights in Bangkok (Thailand); 3-nights in Yangon; 2-nights in Mandalay; 3-nights in Bagan and 2-nights in Inle lake; We have two five internal flights as per program.
Climate & Terrain
Myanmar is a tropical country. The most preferable season to Myanmar is from November to early February when the weather is cool. It's getting hot from end of February and extremely hot from April to May- the traditional Water Festival is in April. The rainy season is from June to October.
Group Size & Tour Guides
World Spree tour guides are hand-picked, well-trained and service oriented. They are constantly evaluated based on the feedback from every single World Spree customer. We know the success of your trip largely depends on the quality of our tour guides; therefore, we strive to hire only the best.
For groups of 10 travelers or more, a tour guide will be assigned to travel with your group throughout your trip in Myanmar and a local in Bangkok city. Your tour guide will also act as your local guide in each city. We need a minimum of 10 travelers to guarantee the tour departure. Group size varies depending on the trip, seasonality, airline availability and special departure dates and events.
Your final travel documents will be sent to you via email about two weeks prior to departure. This email will include a copy of your electronic air ticket receipt (e-ticket), the final tour itinerary, hotel and emergency contacts, and other important information for your trip.
Passport & Visa Requirements
Valid passport is required for all World Spree travelers (U.S. and Canadian Citizens) traveling abroad. Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your trip return date. Your passport should have sufficient blank pages for visa stamp(s), per country you are visiting, amendment and endorsement pages cannot be used for visa stamping.
The following visa requirements are specific to U.S. and Canadian citizens. Citizens of other countries must check with the respective embassies and visa agencies to determine what travel visa and personal identifications are required. Travelers who enter, leave and re-enter the same country on their itinerary must check if they require a double-entry or multiple-entry visa.
It is the responsibility of every traveler to obtain and pay for all entry documents (visas, etc.) as required by the laws for each country on your itinerary.
Visa Requirement – Thailand
No visa application is required for entry to Thailand for citizens of U.S., Canada, UK and Australia, for touristic stays of up to 30 days. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival. Immigration officers may want to check your return flight details and/or tour booking. Please print out your e-ticket receipt and tour itinerary for your record and carry it with you.
If you hold a passport from another country please contact the Embassy directly.
Visa Requirement – Myanmar
U.S. and Canadian citizens can apply for a regular tourist E-Visa. The Myanmar E-visa is granted at: Yangon International Airport, Mandalay International Airport, Nay Pyi Taw International Airport and some other land border checkpoints, including: Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung.
The Myanmar E-Visa is a straightforward procedure; you are not required to physically present your passport for visa processing prior to arrival in Myamar. The normal processing time is up to three (03) working days, after you submitted your applications and paid successfully.
The E-Visa is valid for single entry only, for touristic stays of up to 28 days. A new visa will be required for re-entry. The E-Visa Approval letter is valid up to 90 days from the date of issue.
You are required to have:
- A passport valid for at least six (6) months after your trip return date.
- One (1) recent 4.6cm x 3.8cm (1.8inch x 1.5inch)-sized photo
- Visa stamping fee of USD$50 per passport by credit cards and non-refundable. Fee is subject to change without prior noticed.
- Immigration officers may want to check your return flight details and/or tour booking. Please print out your international e-ticket receipt and tour itinerary for your record and carry it with you.
Please click here to apply the Myanmar E-Visa.
If entering Myanmar via a cruise trip, you must already be in possession of a valid visa.
For citizens from other countries, please contact the embassy directly for more information.