With Burma still relatively undiscovered, it would be difficult not to feel a sense of adventure when you visit. In a country void of western paraphernalia, with only a handful of ATMs and mobile phones still a novelty, the Golden Land presents an opportunity to step back in time. Changes are taking place, though there is still much to be done to the infrastructure, with opportunities for exceptional experiences still at an exciting stage of development before they realize their full potential.
Burma offers endless compelling experiences; including hiking, climbing, fishing, horse riding and diving. Whether it is heading north into the Kyiang Tong region, sailing in the Mergui Archipelago or taking an early morning balloon flight over Mandalay, Destination Asia always delivers distinctive encounters.
Tourism in Burma continues to surge since opening its borders in 2011, with a great increase in confidence amongst investors to develop new and exciting ways to experience this fascinating country.
Political reforms, a relaxation in visa rules and a drive to attract foreign investment has seen the Golden Land welcome in once hesitant travelers with open arms, isolated for many years, it has retained its enchanting culture, spirituality and old world charm like no place on earth.
The largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, Burma stretches to meet Himalayan Tibet, bordering China and tapers down the long peninsular coast – side by side with Thailand. The unspoiled southern coastline, fanned by breezes off the Andaman Sea and void of crowds is a jewel in Burma’s crown.
As international traveler arrivals grow, so has the size of our team at Destination Asia to accommodate the overwhelming demand; our experienced teams of avid travellers in Burma know the destination better than anyone – creating unforgettable tailor-made experiences.
The sensation of venturing through the mystical Orient enthralls and enchants visitors. The traits of modern civilization have barely touched Burma, offering glimpses of life that have remained unchanged for centuries in a world of magnificent, heartwarming settings.