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March 3, 2020 | Last Modified: 2020

Travel Experience

Thahara offers travellers a special way to experience Myanmar as well as an online booking platform for both highly curated experiences and stylish boutique hotels in Myanmar. In this tour, guests will be travelling to the village of Kyunkalay, an undeveloped town beyond Bagan that you won’t find mentioned in any guidebooks. Learn how locals are working with ActionAid Myanmar and using responsible tourism to improve local infrastructure and living conditions. Enjoy lunch in a local family’s home and find out what it’s like to live in this part of Myanmar. Learn about thanaka, a traditional paste that’s used as a beauty treatment, and visit a market dedicated to it

Responsibility

Our vision encompasses more than delivering wonderful memories for our visitors. We also want our chosen local hoteliers to build flourishing small businesses offering good jobs in line with the country's drive to create a sustainable tourism sector. Bagan Community Experience will offer learning how locals using responsible tourism to improve local infrastructure and living conditions as well about local community development plans from village leaders.

Business Case

$4 per person is donated to the community development fund in the village visited.

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Thahara offers travellers a special way to experience Myanmar as well as an online booking platform for both highly curated experiences and stylish boutique hotels in Myanmar. In this tour, guests will be travelling to the village of Kyunkalay, an undeveloped town beyond Bagan that you won’t find mentioned in any guidebooks. Learn how locals are working with ActionAid Myanmar and using responsible tourism to improve local infrastructure and living conditions. Enjoy lunch in a local family’s home and find out what it’s like to live in this part of Myanmar. Learn about thanaka, a traditional paste that’s used as a beauty treatment, and visit a market dedicated to it

Our vision encompasses more than delivering wonderful memories for our visitors. We also want our chosen local hoteliers to build flourishing small businesses offering good jobs in line with the country's drive to create a sustainable tourism sector. Bagan Community Experience will offer learning how locals using responsible tourism to improve local infrastructure and living conditions as well about local community development plans from village leaders.

$4 per person is donated to the community development fund in the village visited.

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