Myanmar vacation with your family and kids is a perfect idea. After all, you can plan an excellent itinerary with so many varying activities in a fascinating country and create some memorable experiences with your family. There are so many great sites and spots to visit in Myanmar with kids, and one is indeed left spoiled for choices. There are the famous temples of Angkor Wat, or the breathtaking Shwedagon Pagoda or hot air ballooning or boating in Inle Lake!
The best time to explore Myanmar with your kids is between December to February. Here are some great ideas to enjoy an amazing family trip to Myanmar:
Explore the fascinating Yangon– The best way to explore Yangon with kids is to wander on the streets and discover Myanmar’s life. You can take a stroll around the Colonial District and head towards the stunning Sule Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda later. Soak in the street life of the city and enjoy the Bogyoke Aung San Market.
Hot air balloon ride over Bagan– Another of the tourist attraction in Myanmar is Bagan that offers fun things to do with kids. You can spend the day exploring the countryside, the impressive temples and fascinating pagodas from the 9th-13th centuries. Another fun thing to do in Bagan is a balloon ride at sunrise!
Yangon on a circular train line – Explore Yangon on its circular train line and get to know the local life and culture. Plan a touristy itinerary of Yangon to Bagan to explore local neighborhoods and get immersed in local history and culture. Learn about the life in Yangon as you visit Nagar Glass Factory, Aung San Museum, Thiri Mingalar Market, and more. Yangon’s circular train line is a great way to understand local life and culture.
Trek to the Secret Waterfalls– Plan a full day waterfall trek to the Seven Step waterfalls and take a guided tour through Shan and Danu tribal villages. On the way, you would come across strawberry plantations and lush farm vineyards with creeks and streams. This is your chance to spend some time with nature and find yourself within flora and fauna of the region.
A day tour of Inle Lake – Explore the rural scenery of the lake and surrounding areas when you take a tour of Inle Lake. Do not miss the chance to see the rural scenery and sights that include pagoda, monastery, and a floating garden with fishing canoes. Visit one of the oldest monasteries, the Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery, which is around 200-years-old.
The picturesque Pindaya Tour- Explore limestone caves of Pindaya, complete with its maze of chambers and thousands of Buddha statues. Get acquainted with the magnificent culture and natural heritage of the picturesque countryside and experience the art of nature. Take a look at the local life with your family and kids and create unique experiences.
A great trip of Gokteik Viaduct – The trip to the famous Gokteik Viaduct takes you through a picturesque countryside with vast green farms, towering mountains, and small waterfalls. Wherever you stop, you get a nice view of the surrounding nature and can take pictures. This is indeed the most evocative destination and must add to your Myanmar itinerary because it is loaded with hidden charms, panoramic views and temples, monasteries, and markets.
The cities of Amarapura, Sagaing, Mingun, Ava – Another exciting trip for the whole family is a tour of the ancient cities of Amarapura, Sagaing, Mingun, and Ava. Let your children get to know and understand ancient cultures and the beautiful scenery around them. You can stop whenever you want and take a tour of the exciting destinations.
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