INDIA-BASED Beyond Travel is inaugurating a road trip package which brings travellers from India to Bangkok via Myanmar.
With the opening of the 16-lane Myawaddy-Thinggan and Nyenaung-Kawkareik sections of the Asian superhighway in Myanmar, driving between India and Thailand is now possible.
The 2500km-long tour will flag off for the first time on January 23, 2016, with 10-day, nine-night or 16-day, 17-night options available.
Features on the trip include off-roading, driving across historic wooden bridges, past paddy fields, old city walls, pagodas, temples, towns and tiny villages in north-east India, Myanmar and Thailand.
Packages start from 255,000 rupees (US$3826).