2014 TOUR OF MYANMAR

This year's RSAA tour will be a cultural tour of Myanmar. It will take place from Nov 14 to Dec 4 and will be escorted by Julian Brown, an expert on South East Asia.

When?
14 November - 4 December, 2014
Where?
Myanmar

This tour is now fully subscribed. No more applications can at present be accepted.

Following a change of policy in May 2011, the party of Aung San Suu Kyi – the National League for Democracy in Burma – made an announcement that month encouraging informed and respectful visits to Burma.

As Southeast Asia modernizes rapidly, Myanmar remains the last country in the region relatively unchanged over the last thirty years. This tour, specially planned for the members of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs will take in some of the major places of Burma such as Bagan, Mandalay and Yangon but also some much less visited sites such as Loikaw, Hpa’an and Mawlamyine . The journey will combine traditional historical, cultural and artistic themes as well as a focus on present-day Burma. Under the auspices of the RSAA offices, a number of special meetings and events are being planned for the party.

The basic cost of the tour is £3,750 per person and the single room supplement is £830. A deposit of £150 is required to confirm your place.

27 SEP

UPCOMING EVENT

Under the Same Shade: Three Years of Working on the Roof of the World

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 (Nearest tube stations Euston Square and Euston mainline).

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and finishes by 2.30pm. The sandwich lunch, from 12.30pm, must be booked by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free

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