Myanmar, has a long, storied history as a part of British India. One-time home to Rudyard Kipling and George Orwell, the nation conjures images of Asia at its most mysterious-yet-welcoming best. Bagan, formerly Pagan, is a world-class destination that rivals Angkor Wat and perhaps even the Great Pyramid of Egypt in scope, size, craftsmanship and cultural significance. A visit to this other-worldly place is the opportunity of a lifetime. And to rise over Bagan in a hot air balloon is simply breathtaking – a privilege that few have the opportunity to experience.

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