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Our tailor-made experiences will reveal to you the best of Myanmar’s culture and tradition will allow you to deeply understand Myanmar’s tradition. Myanmar has kept many traces from its rich and eventful past in many aspects of society, starting from its rich architecture. Buddhist country, former British colony, a political conundrum for many, Myanmar has a rich culture and history you can witness at every corner. Despite opening itself gradually to the world, the Golden Land managed to preserve its culture and tradition in all aspects of society. Experiencing the culture of a country is an inherent part of any travel. On top of visiting impressive temples, pagodas or monasteries, you will ake part to some of the most surprising and traditional ceremonies. Myanmar’s culture and tradition mainly revolve around Buddhism. We will give you the keys to immerse yourself in the Buddhist culture in a respectful and discrete way. Burmese are undoubtedly one of the most welcoming population. They are always willing to open their door to you and to let you in their daily life. Take part to an authentic food donation to the monks in a remote monastery, share a lunch with nuns in their nunnery or sit in a corner to assist to the evening chants of young monks. But the cultural diversity of the country also relies mainly on its inhabitant. With more than one hundred ethnic groups, Myanmar’s cultural fabric sports very different colors. You will have the feeling to make several trips in one!

Lawkananda Pagoda Oil Lamp Ceremony

Destination: Bagan

Be enchanted by one of Myanmar’s most serene traditions: an oil lamp lighting ceremony. As the sun sets over Bagan, join locals to illuminate hundreds of small candles at the base of a serene pagoda. Earn merit and gain a deeper understanding of Buddhism through this authentic local experience.

Food Donation to Monks

Destination: Bagan

Discover the deep spiritualism of Myanmar by partaking in a special Buddhist ceremony. Visit a monastery in Bagan and donate food to monks, receiving a traditional blessing in return. This serene experience is certain to bring you closer to Myanmar’s culture and create lasting memories.

Nunnery Lunch in Sagaing

Destination: Mandalay (Sagaing)

Satisfy your taste buds and your spiritual side with a unique dining experience. Visit a tranquil Buddhist nunnery in Sagaing, learning about the lives of the resident nuns and enjoying a delicious lunch prepared in their traditional kitchen.

Shwedagon pagoda oil lamp ceremony

Destination: Yangon

Capture the magic of Shwedagon Pagoda with a special oil lamp ceremony. After being blessed by Buddhist monks, illuminate a thousand oil lamps around the base of the gilded stupa. Soak up the atmosphere as the river of flames flicker in the quiet evening air at Myanmar’s holiest site.

Art tour in Yangon

Destination: Yangon

Tap into Myanmar’s creative side with a morning tour of Yangon’s art galleries. Explore a range of work from traditional paintings to contemporary sculptures and everything in between, learning about the evolution of Myanmar art and discovering emerging artists from all over the country.

 

Yangon Heritage Walk with Expert

Destination: Yangon

Discover the enchanting stories and hidden mysteries of Yangon’s colonial buildings. Join an architecture expert for an insightful walking tour, a half-day wandering along the atmospheric streets of the former capital. Whether a history buff or an architecture enthusiast, this Yangon walking tour is the ideal window into the city’s colorful past.

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