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Best of Burma - German Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Burma, Birma oder Myanmar – drei unterschiedliche Namen für ein Land mit ursprünglichem Charakter
Entdecken Sie den Zauber Burmas mit Intrepid. Ein Land mit mystisch wirkenden Landschaften, altertümlichen Kulturschätzen und freundlicher Menschen. Vergoldete Buddhas in Yangon, magische Tempel in Bagan und die Stille des Inle Sees, kaum besuchte Sehenswürdigkeiten und Geschichten, die darauf warten endlich erzählt zu werden – hier erleben Sie ein Stück ursprünglich gebliebenes Südostasien auf Augenhöhe mit seinen Bewohnern fernab der Touristenpfade.
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Formerly named Rangoon, Yangon is home to the holiest of all shrines at Shwedagon Paya, which glitters with gold and precious gems and is said to contain 8 hairs of the Buddha.
Dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries, the ancient religious centre of Bagan features countless brick and gilded temples which dot the skyline in many shapes and forms.
A cruise on the Ayeyarwaddy River offers a unique opportunity to witness the simple daily activities of life along the river as local villages and beautiful landscapes pass by.
Once known as 'the golden city', Lord Buddha is said to have left his mark on Mandalay Hill in the form of a footprint, signalling wealth and prosperity for the land standing before it.
As a former British hill station, Kalaw makes a welcome retreat from the heat of the lower-lying areas and the surrounding hills are the home to various ethnic minority groups.
The resort town of Nyuangshwe lies at the northern end of Inle Lake, which is the life-blood for many ethnic communities found in stilt houses along the lake's shallow fringes.
The country's biggest city and former capital, Yangon has many cultural delights and excellent sights, including religious monuments, museums, parks and the Bogyoke Market.
Our small group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, travel the local way, eat the local way and sleep the local way.
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