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Burma - The Golden Land

11 nights from £2,369 per person

Selected departures up to November 2014

Burma is intriguing, alluring and serendipitous, it's stepping back to a time without mobile phones, cash machines or supermarkets discovering a traditional, deeply spiritual society only just opening to the outside world. You'll visit cities, lakes, hill stations, rivers and temples, you'll travel by long tail teak boats, on its slow charming railways and even by horse and cart between thousand year-old pagodas scattered across the serene plains of Pagan. Burma is the preserveof the discerning visitor, so now it is time to visit; experiencing its true authenticity before it inevitably takes its place on the tourist map

The price includes:
  • A glorious tour of this most extraordinary unspoilt country, just as it opens to the outside world, with world-class Buddhist monuments, fascinating ethnic minorities and beautiful handicrafts
  • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow
  • Stay in three, four and five-star hotels
  • Travel by air, boat, train and even horse and cart
  • See the many poignant reminders of British life in Rangoon
  • Visit the remarkable Shwedagon pagoda, the heart and soul of Burmese Buddhism
  • Stay in Mandalay and cross the world's longest teak bridge
  • Gaze in awe across the plains of Bagan, littered with thousands of temples stretching literally as far as the eye can see
  • Stay two nights in an over-water hotel built on stilts at the breath-taking Inle Lake
  • Visit Maymyo's famed colonial hill station, travelling by rail across the spectacular Gokteik Viaduct
  • Escorted by an experienced tour manager

Call: 0844 571 1980

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