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Round Square 7-Day Trip to Myanmar (Burma)
‘Experience The Ancient City of Bagan and the Rich Culture of Inle Lake’
In a nation with well over 100 ethnic groups, exploring Myanmar can often feel like you've stumbled into a living edition of the National Geographic. People still get around in trishaws (similar to a Tuk Tuk) and, in rural areas, horse and cart. Drinking tea – a British colonial affectation – is enthusiastically embraced in thousands of traditional teahouses! Now is the moment to visit this extraordinary land, scattered with gilded pagodas, where the traditional ways of Asia still exist and areas previously off-limits, now have open access.
Mr Daly & Miss Ball would like to provide a 7 day excursion to ensure you have the time to experience the true wonders this land can provide.
The initial itinerary is below.
Experience a cultural festival.
Visit the magnificent ancient city of Bagan ‘The Bagan Archaeological Zone’.
View the magnificent Mount Popa.
Visit the famous U Bein Bridge and Golden Palace.
Meet a local Hill Tribe.
Visit Pathodawgyi Pagoda, a brick counterpart of pyramid in Egypt.
Get involved in charity work at a local School.
Experience a private boat tour along the Ayeywarwaddy river.
Visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s largest book for its 729 marble slabs.
Travel by pony-cart around Ava to Nanmyint to visit the famous leaning tower.
Visit Manuha Temple built by exile King Manuha and then enjoy the breathtaking sunset from one of the temple of Bagan.
Relax, take in the culture and do some shopping in Mandalay and Yangon.
Visit Caves of Pindaya.
Short Trek Kalaw.
Visit the famous Inle Lake.
Visit the Pa O tribe village, sampling the spectacular array of traditional handicrafts.
Go shopping in Yangon to buy those last minutes gifts for family and friends.
10 places available.
Cost 43,000 THB
Below is a Message Board for the trip and all required documents:
Message 1 (22/03/2015)
Download the trip letter and ensure the deposit is completed by 10 April. Mr Daly
Video showing many of the places students will visit during the trip.
Click on the video link to view.
Trip Letter, please download the trip letter and pay your deposit by 10 April.
Deposit is required by 10 April. Follow the instructions in the letter.