Intrepid Travel has added 36 new departures for its Best of Burma tour through the country now known as Myanmar. Intrepid now offers weekly departures of its 15-day itinerary throughout most of the year. Local guides lead groups through Rangoon, Bagan, Mandalay, the Ayeyarwaddy River, Kalaw and the surrounding mountains, and Inle Lake. Travellers stay in locally run hotels and guesthouses, with one night aboard a riverboat. Prices start from $2,085, excluding flights. For more information, visit .
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