Special Packages

Myanmar has many wonderful places to see and lots of things to explore although it is still in the state of developing and visitors may encounter its poor infrastructure and slow transportation system. But apart from this inconvenience, one will understand the glorious nature of Myanmar once being experienced.

Gold Backed's Special Tours (GBS) 2016 - 2017

Tour Code : Coverage Duration  
GBS 01
The Golden Triangle Tour
Yangon -> Kyaing Tong -> Yangon
6 Day / 5 Night [ Tour Details ]
GBS 02
Mount Victoria Hiking
Bagan -> KPL >- Mt. Victoria -> KPL -> Bagan
6 Day / 5 Night [ Tour Details ]
GBS 03
Rakhine Orchid Tour
Yangon -> Sittwe -> Mrauk U -> Sittwe -> Yangon
7 Day / 6 Night [ Tour Details ]
GBS 04
Chin Hills Trekking
Yangon -> Bagan -> Min Dat -> Mt. Victoria -> Min Dat -> Bagan -> Yangon
8 Day / 7 Night [ Tour Details ]
GBS 05
Shan State Glory
Yangon -> Heho -> Kalaw -> Pindaya
8 Day / 7 Night [ Tour Details ]
GBS 06
Shan State Beauty
Yangon -> Kalaw -> Inle -> Heho -> Yangon
9 Day / 8 Night [ Tour Details ]

Golf Tour

Hope we can arrange your golf tour to your satisfaction. Golf became popular during the British colonial days of Burma from 1848 – 1948. As there were abundant of land & cheap labor in Myanmar many golf courses were groomed throughout Myanmar.

The golf courses here are on par with the best in the world such as St. Andrews ( Scotland ), Pebble Beach ( USA ) & Pataya ( Thailand ). Many golf pros visited Myanmar & hold golf clinics here & names like Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods etc..

There are golf courses in every popular tourist destinations of Myanmar — Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle, Kalaw, Maymyo, Ngapali & Ngwe Saung.

Myanmar has three seasons ( 1 ) summer – end of Feb. to mid May ( 2 ) rainy season – mid May – mid September & ( 3 ) winter – Nov. to Feb.

We have various terrains in Myanmar — mountainous – flat surface – semi hilly & flat terrains.

Golf Courses & Towns To Refer Several URLs

Yangon

It is 20 miles from sea in lower Myanmar. Heavy rains & showers during monsoon ( May – Sept. ), rain fall 100 inches / year resulting in ever green plants & trees. Winter November - February is the tourist prime season & the weather then suite the golf players & make them comfortable. There are quite a number of golf courses in Yangon.

Mandalay

Situated in upper Myanmar & it is in the hot region but cool during winter ( Nov. – Feb. ). Many tourist attractions around Mandalay — the famous Mandalay Palace, monasteries, pagodas, ivory – wood carving – silk weaving – silver ware – stone carving industries which are extremely interesting.

Maymyo ( Pyin oo Lwin )

90 mins. Uphill drive from Mandalay & situated at 1070 meters above sea level. A hill station & the seat of summer colonial government. A top notch golf course is a must for golfers to play. Apart from that Maymyo Kandawgyi is the best known park in Asia.

Bagan

The first kingdom dating back to 11th. century is the most interesting place in Myanmar with richest archaeological sites in Asia containing edifices. The city has thousands of pagodas, temples, images etc. on the bank of Ayeyarwaddy. There is also a nice golf course & a well known international golf resort — known as Bagan Golf Resort.

Inle

A huge
Location / Bearing : Coordinates Lat. 20.8 N and Long. 97.1 E, Altitude 875 metre above sea level. Mean Maximum / Minimum Temperatures In Celsius // 26.3 C and 6.1 C. Daily Rainfall In Millimeters // 4 mm. Size // 22 km. long and roughly 11 km. wide. Famous for it’s one legged rowers, floating market & floating islands. Taunggyi the capital of Shan State is just 19 miles from Inle & 1320 metre altitude & has a very well maintained golf course it’s fair ways lined by Pine & Eucalyptus trees.


Golf Course

Myanmar maintains unique golf courses most of them being built by the British during early 1900s but in excellent playable condition. As saying goes golfing in Myanmar is truly as oldies as goodies.

Yangon golf club, Yangon

Established in 1909, simpally one of the best not only because of it’s attractive lay out amidst the trees and rolling hills but also it’s glorious historical background. This challanging 18 hole is a regular host for the Asian PGA tour.

Pun Hlaing golf club, Yangon

Finest golf course in Myanmar designed by Gary Player, established in 2000. This course operates superbly maintained 18 hole and its greens are the best in Myanmar.
[* File contains invalid data | In-line.JPG *]YCDC golf club, Yangon.Fairly new with 36 holes. The Silvery course was established in 1994, wider fairways and fairly large green suitable to players of all abilities.

Bagan golf club, Bagan

Surely is an oasis in the dry zone as the relaxing garden next to 11th century ruins and the Ayeyarwaddy river stretching out beyond. The 18 hole Bagan golf resort wanders in between some of the ancients pagodas.

Yedagun Taung golf club, Mandalay

Build in the valley of the Northern hills is a challenge of your talent of sport. It’s long and narrow fairway, small but quick running greens approves you that golf after all is not an easy sport.

Ayetharyar golf resort, Taungyi

Perfect set up amidst the Shan Plateau. Established in 1995. This course has a challanging per 72 with 7380 yards with perfect cut of Bhamuda grass with rather large greens.

Golf Tour

Aye Thar Yar Golf Club ( Taungyi )

Situated near Taunggyi, the capital of Shan state, over 4000 feet above sea level. The 18-hole course of 7380 yards was opened in 1995. With the beautiful Shan mountain range in the back ground, Golfers enjoy the cool climate as well as good scenery. Its also good for the people who want to combine golf with leisure trips because its only 1 hour away from famous Inle lake by driving.

Green fees : USD 10
Caddy fees : USD 4 Per Caddy
Buggy : USD 30
Golf set Rental : USD 10


Address & Facilities:

Address : Thar Yar Village, Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar
Facilities : A beautiful resort with 54 rooms, Restaurant & Bar, Pro shop
Phone : + 95-81 24245, 24246, Yangon sales office + 95 1 ?????

Yangon City Golf Resort

Located about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Yangon.There are two 18 holes courses. Namely, Ngwe Taw Tar (Silver) Course, opened in 1994 with 7000 yards in total range and Myakantha (Pondy) course opened in 1996 with 6,208 yards. Both courses were designed by Yangon City Development CommitteeBeing the courses designed by Han Golf Master ( a company related to Myanmar’s PGA Pro “ Kyi Hla Han “ ) this is considered as one of the best courses in Myanmar. Unofficially, its ranked second after Pun Hlaing for its well maintained fairways and greens.City Golf Club has hosted APGA Tours two times – in 1998 and 1999

Green fees : USD 35 (Weekends), USD 30 (Weekdays)
Caddy fees : USD 4 Per Caddy
Buggy : USD 30 per unit
Golf set Rental : USD
Booking fees : USD 8

Address & Facilities:

Address : Thiri Mingalar St., Insein Township, Yangon, Myanmar. Tel: (95-1) 641 342 ,
641 669
Facilities : Restaurant, Bar, Driving range, Pro shop ( golf equipment rental available ), Lockers & showers and Swimming pool.
Bagan Golf Resort ( Bagan )

Located in Nyaung Oo about 10 minutes’ drive from the Bagan archeological zone and about 5 finutes from the air port.This 18-hole course of 7147 Yards was opened in 1999. Unlike other golf courses, it is located in the middle of the world-famous Bagan temples and pagodas. You can imagine the feeling of playing golf among these 1000 years old temples. As Bagan itself is located in a hot zone, playing golf in Bagan is a bit hot during the afternoon. So, the best time is to play in the early morning. Then, you can enjoy both the view of the temples and the cool atmosphere of the morning.

Green fees : USD 30 (Weekends & Weekdays)
Caddy fees : USD 3 Per Caddy
Buggy : Not available
Golf set Rental : USD 6


Address & Facilities:

Address : Nyaung Oo Township, Mandalay Division, Myanmar .
Facilities : A hotel of 50 rooms and 4 private bungalows , designed in traditional styles of ancient Burmese architecture with swimming pool, fitness centre, sunset terrace with panoramic views, Myanmar , Thai, Chinese and European cuisine, Pro shop.
Phone : + 95-62) 70247, 70410, 70187 Yangon Sales Office: + 951 248 907, 248 908,
Email : bagangolfresort@mptmail.net.mm
Pun Hlaing Golf Club ( Yangon )

Located about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown and 20 minutes from the airport.Designed by Gary Player ,this beautiful 18 hole championship golf course is considered to be one of Asia ’s most outstanding golf course and its considered number 1 in Myanmar with its well groomed fairways and greens. As a very new course with mostly palm trees, the lack of shade is a draw back for the golfers who can not get up early. Total yardage is 7012.

Green fees : USD 65 (Weekends)
Green fees : USD 50 (Weekdays)
Caddy fees : USD 5 Per Caddy
Buggy : Not available for guest players
Golf set Rental : USD 20

Length of holes

HOLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT
LENGTH 360 452 196 516 461 177 490 403 396 3451
HOLE 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN
LENGTH 360 452 196 516 461 177 490 403 396 3451
TOTAL                   6902

Address & Facilities:

Address : Hlaing Tharyar town ship, Yangon, Myanmar.
Facilities : Yangon’s most beautiful housing estate, Restaurant, Bar, Conference Room, Pro-shop, Lockers & showers. Driving range & Practice putting greens.
Phone : + 95 1 684 020 to 4
Fax : +95 1 684 025
Email : golf@mptmail.net.mm
Popa Mountain Golf Resort ( Mount Papa )

This beautiful 9 holes course located about 45 minutes drive from Bagan/Nyaung U airport and its on the Mt. Popa, known as Myanmar’s Mt. Olympus about 5000 ft. above sea level. The natural springs, flowers, mature trees and wooded hillsides greatly contrast to the arid lands surrounding it and therefore called the “ Oasis of the dry zone”. The climate is also totally different from neighboring Bagan.

Green fees : FOC for in house guest of Popa Mountain Resort, USD 10 for outside guests
Caddy fees : USD 2 Per Caddy
Buggy : Not available
Golf set Rental : USD 15


Address & Facilities:

Address : Mt. Popa, Kyaukpadaung Township, Mandalay Division, Myanmar.
Facilities : A 55 rooms resort styled deluxe hotel with swimming pool, Restaurant &
Bar and a Conference hall which can accommodate 100 people
Reservation office : + 95 1 202 071 to 3
Yangon Golf Club

Located about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Yangon .This 18-hole course was founded since 1909 and is one of the oldest golf club in Myanmar . The total range is 7,063 yards and the fairways are lined with matured trees, offering welcomed shade. This is a classic, natural course which no golfer should miss playing. Its considered the best course for the golfers who love nature. It has recently hosted APGA Tours in January, 2000.

Green fees : USD 20 ( weekend ) USD ( weekdays )
Caddy fees : USD 1 Per Caddy
Booking fees : USD 1
Buggy : USD 15 per unit
Golf set rental : USD 5


Address & Facilities:

Address : Danyin Gone, Insein Township, Yangon
Facilities : Restaurant, Bar , Pro shop, Driving range and Practice putting greens.
Phone : +95-1 635 563, 635 842
Shwe Man Taung Golf Resort ( Mandalay )

Located about 10 minutes’ drive from downtown Mandalay .The 18-hole course was opened in 1975. The total range is 6,669 yards. It is located at the foot of the Mandalay Hill.

Green fees : USD 15
Caddy fees : USD 1 Per Caddy
Buggy :Golf set Rental :
USD


Address & Facilities:

Address : Mandalay hill, Mandalay Division.
Facilities : Restaurant and Bar, Pro shop, Driving range, Swimming Pool
Phone : + 95-2 21060
Yay Dagon Taung Golf Resort ( Mandalay )

Located about 25 minutes’ drive from downtown Mandalay .The 18-hole course of 6386 yards is designed by Mandalay City Development Committee and opened in 1996. It is located at the foot of the Yay Dagon Taung (Water Fall) Mountain.

Green fees : USD 20
Caddy fees : USD 01 Per Caddy


Address & Facilities:

Address : Pathain Gyi Township, Mandalay , Myanmar.
Facilities : Restaurant & Bar, Pro shop
Phone : + 95-2 88731
Hantharwady Golf Resort ( Bago )

Located about 15 minutes’ drive from downtown Bago. Its good for the people who want to combine Bago sightseeing and golf. As its about one hour from Yangon , we can arrange an early morning Tee off by leaving the hotel with sun rise so Bago sightseeing can be done after lunch. The club house offer very good and clean locker room and shower and the club house restaurant offer very good food.With its carefully designed hills and lakes, this course is considered to be one of the best as well as most challenging courses in Myanmar . It’s a “ must to play course “ if you are playing golf in Myanmar . Total yardage is 6955 yards.

Green fees : USD 20 (Weekend and Weekdays)
Caddy fees : USD 2 Per Caddy
Buggy : Not available
Golf set Rental :  


Address & Facilities:

Address : 10 Miles, Bago Division, Myanmar.
Facilities : Restaurant & Bar, Pro shop
Phone : + 95 52 22254
Yemon Island Golf Club ( Yemon )

This 18 hole course of 6533 yards is located about 1 hour drive from downtown Yangon on the way to Bago. Its like a city retreat where golfers can enjoy an overnight golf during weekends. But rooms are very simple and facilities are very basic ( no electricity at night ) so its not recommended for our guest to stay overnight.Although its built around a large beautiful lake, the fair ways are very dry due to poor maintenance.

Green fees : USD 10
Caddy fees : USD 01 Per Caddy
Buggy : USD 10
Golf set Rental : USD 7


Address & Facilities:

Address : Hlegu Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
Facilities : Restaurant, Bar, Bungalows with 20 very simple rooms with very basic facilities, fishing and boating in the lake.
Phone : + 95 1 625 373, 625 370
Ngapali Beach ( Thandwe )

This beautiful 9 holes course is located right on the beach. Actually it has 18 holes but due to the poor maintenance, only 9 holes are in good condition. But fairways are very dry due to lack of water. If you are interested in investing in a golf course, this is the good chance for you. You can talk to the authority concerned for detail procedure. As Ngapali beach is a very beautiful natural white sand beach, this golf course can become a world class golf course.

Green fees : USD
Caddy fees : USD per caddie
Buggy : Not available
Golf set Rental : Not available
Pyin Oo Lwin Golf Course

This 18 holes course is considered to be one of the most popular courses in Myanmar . Thanks to the good weather of this hilly summer retreat, it gives the best playing condition in the country. Total yardage is Yards.

Address & Facilities:

Address : Pyin Oo Lwin
Facilities : Only a Club house with locker rooms.