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IIA | Myanmar Study Tour
Accompany experienced VIA travellers and first-time attendees to a contemporary investigation of Myanmar's politics and civic community, not to speak of a first opportunity (on a VIA trip) to explore the many civilizations of Shan State. It will take a first-hand look at Myanmar's policy intrigues and seasonal changes following the first free and fair nationwide election since 1990.
We are following the appointment of a new administration in March, an excellent moment to evaluate the effects of the 8 November referendum and the ensuing momentum. Besides talks with civic leaders, civic groups and other actors in Yangon and Mandalay, VIA's usual tours to cutting-edge NGOs, VIA scholarship holders and the inspirational communities in Myanmar will be on the agenda.
To Yangon and Mandalay we continue through Shan State (home of many non-Burmese minorities), beginning at Heho/Inle Lake and with Kalaw, Taunggyi, Kyaing Tong and other places, before we cross the Mai Sai boarder and arrive in Chiang Mai, Thailand. For more than two decade-long years Chiang Mai, the informal capitol of Burma's exiled people, has been offering both a trip to Burma's cultural and cultural heritage and a period of reflection on our experiences.
The Myanmar vets Tim and Mia Clark will guide the group. There are three main elements to pricing: a $1,000 tax-deductible present to VIA, a $3,800 per diem for travelling and yourfare. We have a very competitive group fare of $1,135 for outward and return journeys, but these bookings must be made by June 24, 2016, and changing your date or destination can be hassle.