“Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival”

This item appears on page 81 of the January 2008 issue.

15-day/13-night tour of BURMA, Oct. 10-24, 2008.

Highlights: In Yangon, city tour, Shwedagon Pagoda/fly to Heho, drive into Shan hills to Inle Lake and take longtail motorboat to hotel/see leg rowers, floating islands, gardens/“jumping cats monastery”/8,094 images of the Buddha in Pindaya Caves/hill tribe people (Pa-O, Shan, Intha, Palaung) at Mine Thauth market/silk-weaving village/Phaung Daw OO Pagoda Festival/fly to Mandalay for temple visit, artists’ workshops/marble carving and robe weaving in Amarapura/in Bagan, temples, pagodas/through petrified forest to Mt. Popa/Yokesone Wooden Monastery/return via Yangon.

$4,200 from San Francisco or Los Angeles. Single supplement, $395.

Danu Enterprises (Capitola, CA; 888/476-0543, www.danutours.com).