Nagaland and Myanmar: A cultural odyssey

Date: 
31 October 2018 to 17 November 2018
Price: 
From £4,470 with flights
Trip destination: 
Burma

Travel into wild landscapes and learn about the fascinating tribal cultures of Northeast India with expert Zara Fleming. The remote state of Nagaland is situated at the eastern edge of the Himalayas, inhabited by intriguing indigenous communities who live in harmony with the environment. Discover high hills, dense forests, lush jungles and an astonishing diversity of culture, flora and fauna. Continue to Myanmar (Burma), a country of rich cultural heritage, relatively new to tourism after decades of isolation imposed by its former military dictatorship. Explore the fading colonial beauty of Yangon and Buddhist pagodas of Bagan and meet the gentle people whose entire way of life is permeated by their Buddhist faith.

Highlights

  • Experience the way of life of the Naga communities and delight in their traditional textiles, wood carving and body ornaments
  • Visit Ahom temples and tea gardens in Assam 
  • Visit Kohima, the famous WW2 site where the Japanese forces were finally halted
  • Explore the thousands of temples at Bagan with their outstanding murals
  • Journey down the Irrawaddy River observing life in rural Myanmar
  • See the arts and crafts of Myanmar, including the gold-beating workshops of MandalayTrip

Trip scholar

Zara Fleming, specialist in the art and culture of the Buddhist Himalayas, Victoria & Albert Museum, the Orient Foundation and Asia House

Booking details

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