Bordered by China, Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh and India, Myanmar is sprinkled with golden pagodas and warm welcomes. It's location between China and India has heavily influenced its culture, blending elements of both with traditional Myanmar traits and Buddhist beliefs to create a unique way of life.
Discover colonial-style Yangon, filled with the smell of spices from the stalls lining the streets and the famous Shwedagon Pagoda. On the west coast, Ngapali Beach, named after Naples, boasts untouched white sand beaches lined with palm trees - perfect for serene relaxation. Head north to Bagan, home to a traditional way of life, to hear the monks chant as the sun rises, and to Inle Lake to discover the famous leg-rowing fishermen and extraordinary floating markets. Climb to the top of Mandalay Hill for a birds-eye view of the bustling streets of Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River.
Rudyard Kipling's interpretation of this magical land is correct, this is "quite unlike any land you know about".