WEEKEND ESCAPES

Looking for a short getaway? Odyssey Travel’s Myanmar Weekend Escapes are hassle-free getaways so that you can unplug, unwind and enjoy discovering a new destination. We have a wide range of hotels, memorable excursions and transport options to create a weekend escape that matches your travel style. Keen to get off-the-beaten track? Looking for a romantic getaway? Searching for an action-packed family holiday? Whatever you are looking for, Odyssey Travels can create the perfect Weekend Escape. Pack your bags and let us take care of the rest!

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RECOMMENDED WEEKEND ESCAPES

Ready to plan your next weekend getaway? Here are some of our favorite Myanmar escapes to kick-start your planning. From classic destinations like Kalaw, Bagan and Ngwe Saung to more unique travel gems such as Hpa An and Salay, the team at Odyssey can help you chose the perfect setting for your Myanmar Weekend Escape. Read on for more inspiration or get in touch now to start booking your trip!

PINDAYA: TREKKING, TEA & ELEPHANTS

4 Days/ 3 Nights

Venture through the highlands to Pindaya, for a magical Myanmar weekend escape. Trek to villages inhabited by the Danu people, learn the secret behind the best tea leaf salad and enjoy the quiet rhythms of life in the hills. Encounters with retired logging elephants at a riverside camp wraps up this memorable Pindaya weekend.

SALAY RIVERSIDE RETREAT

3 Days/ 2 Nights

Beyond the temples of Bagan lies one of our favorite weekend retreats: Salay Riverview Inn. Upon arriving in Bagan, travel to Salay by bike, boat or car. Feel your blood pressure drop as you step into the leafy gardens and gaze out to the Irrawaddy River. During your stay, learn to cook traditional Myanmar food, wander through spectacular historic buildings and explore timeless riverside villages.

COASTAL BLISS

3 Days/2 Nights

A few days at the beach is the perfect cure for stressed city dwellers! Myanmar has plenty of choices for quiet seaside retreats, but our favorite is LaLay Lodge. Fly from Yangon to Thandwe, then travel by boat to this hidden gem where you will spend the weekend relaxing on the private beach, swinging in hammocks under the palm trees and swimming in the crystal-clear waters.

CAMPING & DOLPHIN WATCHING ON THE IRRAWADDY

3 Days/2 Nights

Escape from the city buzz with a 2-night trip on the Irrawaddy River. Cruise by private boat to quiet waters north of Mandalay where you will spend your days visiting fishing villages and looking for endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. At night, sleep in luxury tents on the river’s edge, a comfortable way to embrace the tranquility and beauty of the Irrawaddy River.

HPA AN EXPLORER

3 Days/ 2 Nights

Head to Hpa An for a nature-filled weekend escape. With stunning vistas in every direction, your days in Hpa An will be well-spent exploring remarkable caves, verdant farming villages and landscapes dotted with limestone karsts. Several boutique hotels offer a tranquil place to rest your head at night, ensuring this Myanmar weekend escape rejuvenates the mind, body and soul.

LOIKAW GETAWAY

3 Days/2 Nights

Getaway from it all with a weekend escape to Loikaw! During two days of village visits, experience the traditions of the Kayan people and meet the famed Padaung women with their unusual brass ringed necks. There’s also plenty of time to sample exotic culture, wander through colorful markets and discover the other wonders of Loikaw and its surroundings.

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