Wednesday 14 March 2012


DUE to unprecedented demand for the recently re-introduced destination Burma, adventure travel specialists Explore Worldwide have increased their Burma departures by more than 70 extra dates during 2012.

Explore offers  six  different and unique tours to the mysterious country that include a highlights tour, a more thorough trip, a specialists cycling itinerary and a tailor-made holiday for families with children over seven years. An Ngapali Beach extension is also available with selected Burma tours.

The most popular is the 14-day Burma Highlights itinerary which covers the must see places of Rangoon  (Yangon) , Inle Lake, Bagan, the Shan Highlands, the old British hill station of Kalaw as well as spending time with the Palaung hill-tribe. The tour costs from $1750  per person twin share with departures in March and April, and July to December 2012.

For families with children aged seven and over, Explore's new 14-day Adventures in Burma tour takes in 'The Golden Land's' highlights. The 16 day tour visits Rangoon and Inle Lake, discovers a giant's pagoda and bell in Mandalay and explores the Shan highlands where families have the unique opportunity to meet people from the local tribe. Priced from $2059 per adult and $1995 per child there is an August departure this year.

All small group tours are guaranteed departures and packages include accommodation and daily breakfast, some other meals, transportation, the services of a tour leader; driver and some local guides.

For more information about Explore Worldwide activities call 1300-414-151 or visit


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