Amrit Singh, managing director of TransIndus.
What’s the attraction?
“With Aung San Suu Kyi actively encouraging tourism to Burma, now is the time to travel to this Golden Land that promises a glimpse into traditions and lifestyles that have remained untouched for centuries.”
See for yourself
TransIndus (020-8566 2729; transindus.co.uk) offers a 13-day Burma Highlights group tour from £2,698pp, including accommodation with breakfast, welcome dinner, internal flights and travel, flight from Heathrow to Yangon via Bangkok on Thai Airways, scheduled sightseeing and a local tour escort.
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“There are stringent restrictions on freedom of movement and speech,” warns the Foreign Office, adding: “You may only go to officially designated tourist areas.”