It’s the green season in Myanmar from June until September! Which is a perfect time of the year for getaways in the upcountry. The landscapes are lush and green, and many hotels provide exceptional deals!

Exploration Travel has put together some wonderful long-stay vacation packages to regions that are currently peaceful, safe, and suitable for travel.

Have a staycation by the Untouched Beach 

There is no better scene than an untouched beach. Spend quality time listening to the waves, wind, and palm trees swaying along with the breeze. Whether you need a break or need a perfect view while you work, you can stay at an environmentally friendly Lalay Lodge (www.lalaylodge.com) with breakfast included.

 2-week Beach Package information

1,320 USD per person (single room)

900 USD per person (double/twin room)

Including:

        • Domestic flights or overland transport
        • Airport transport
        • Lodging with breakfast: Seafood, spicy Rakhine cuisine, and traditional snacks
        • Full-board meals

Remote Working in the Midst of Historic Temples

An ideal time to visit Bagan is during the rainy season as it is in the dry zone. Not only you will learn about the history of an ancient UNESCO heritage site, but you will also get a chance to see the picturesque village of Salay, the historic temple remains of Pakannge, a picnic lunch at a monastery, and a tour of U Phoe Kyi’s former home.

 2-week Bagan and Salay Package information

995 dollars per person (double/twin room)

Including:

        • Domestic flights or overland transport (with private car)
        • Lodging in both locations
        • Guided excursions
        • Lunch for two days

Explore Panoramic Views of Inle Lake and Kalaw

From kayaking, sightseeing on the boat to cycling, you are set to discover the verdant environment and get nice fresh air. After exploring caves in Pindaya, you will visit breathtaking British-style hills in Kalaw where you can spend a day with elephants.

2-week Bagan and Salay Package information

 845 dollars per person (double/twin room)

Including:

        • Domestic flights or overland transport (with private car)
        • Accommodation
        • Guided excursions
        • Lunch for two days

(Possible to extend this package with extra nights staying at the spacious wooden bungalow in the garden of the friendly Blue Vanda at Nyaung Shwe and the charming and homey atmosphere in the comfortable rooms at the Hillock Villa.)

Exploration Travel Contact Information

Mobile internet with Telenor & Ooredoo and a smart VPN seems to work (at least it worked at Lalay Lodge for WhatsApp, Facebook, and email). Upcountry hotels seem to have quicker internet than Yangon. Please double-check with Exploration Travel if you like to check suitable hotel options for fast internet.

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