A Mini-Guide on Places To Visit in Myanmar


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Myanmar was once under the dictatorship of military junta but has opened up for tourism recently, and now a handful of travelers who flock on Myanmar tour, visit these Burmese land.


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A Mini-Guide on Places To Visit in Myanmar This country needs no introduction Myanmar has the best-kept secrets of Asia. It is a rustic country with unmissable pagodas picture-perfect landscapes and untouched architectural structures. Myanmar was once under the dictatorship of military junta but has opened up for tourism recently and now a handful of travelers who flock on ​Myanmar tour ​ visit these Burmese land. The country is yet to get the influence of western culture and you will encounter people wearing longyi women with traditional tattoos and make-up and locals chewing the Beatles. People in the country embrace trishaws and horse carts and life is moving at a snail’s pace.

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Having said that you will love to visit the gilded pagodas virgin nature and welcoming people. It is located on the edge of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea coast and shares its border with India China Laos and Thailand. The astounding beauty draws tourists and pilgrims from across the globe but the country is yet to be jaded by tourism. If you are planning to visit Myanmar you should definitely have a glance at the places that should not be missed. Before that here is an overview of the country. 1. The country follows the timezone: AEST-3.5 hours 2. If you are an international traveler you need to have a visa approved from the embassy 3. The capital city of Myanmar is NayPyiDaw 4. The population of the country is around 53 million 5. The national currency is Kyat. The country comprises more than 3000 pagodas in Bagan and it is still a sacred pilgrimage destination for Buddhists around the world. You will be awed with the majestic beauty listed in this blog. Keep scrolling …

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Yangon: This vibrant city is also known as Rangoon was once a former capital of Myanmar. On this tour you will witness colonial highlights and experience the traditional welcoming of the locals. For an exclusive experience you can visit a resto-bar named Penthouse which overlooks Shwedagon Pagoda and sitting in the restaurant you can witness the hustle-bustle of the city. Another highlight of the city is the National Museum which will drive you into the details and the history of the city. As compared to the other capitals modernization is slowly changing the things in the place. The next breathtakingly beautiful place to visit in Yangon is the Shwedagon Pagoda which has hundreds of gems that shine in the sunlight and the view will leave every

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visitor awe-struck. You will feel altogether a different level of energy on seeing locals praying and singing in a spiritual way. We promise it would be one of your best experiences in the city so far with the spectacular view and feel. If you are a shopping spree you would love to collect some of the local items from Bogyoke Aung San Market. You can also visit nearby places like Golden rock and Bago which are quite a distance from the city centre. Mandalay: This “cleaner greener” city Mandalay was a former royal capital of Burma. Most of the part was destroyed in the Second World War but till date the remanence of the city in terms of romance and charm is unmatchable. You will find tea shops all around the corner and suggest you should be spending at least 3 nights here.

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For an exclusive experience visit the Jade Market where you will find beautifully handcrafted jade sculptured pieces. You can also visit the Mahamuni Pagoda a golden temple and yes do not forget to visit Mount Popa. The top of the extinct volcano offers some panoramic view which definitely should not be missed. The Royal Palace and the Kuthodaw Pagoda on the banks of river Irrawaddy are also on the top of the list for including in ​Myanmar tour packages ​. Bagan: This dry zone holds a scintillating history that should be explored with a guide. As mentioned above it is home to more than 3000 pagodas and other archaeological sites and the city is full of contrast. To escape from the afternoon heat go for a massage or try out the local cuisine at the restaurants. Bagan is included as one of the World’s Heritage Centre by UNESCO and attracts thousands of travelers around the year.

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If you are traveling between October and April you have the chance to fly in a hot air balloon that offers an extraordinary experience of a lifetime that should not be missed in any case. You can rent a bicycle for yourself to roam around and explore the landscapes and other smaller temples. Well not to forget just like the Angkor wat the Bagan temples and pagodas should be visited either during the sunrise or sunset to sink in the feel and enjoy the majesty. Ngapali beach: If you are for a relaxing holiday in Myanmar then this place is a must-include place in ​Laos tour package ​. The beautiful combination of yellow and white sand will win your heart and let you get lost in your thoughts. To be honest the beach is not yet explored and remains untouched

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and undiscovered. Hence you can experience the tranquility along with the coconut palms and blue waters. The vibrancy and the salt-washed boats add on to the experience. If you are a foodie this is the best place to enjoy the fresh seafood cooked by the locals. The place doesn’t disappoint the adventure lovers too. There are water sports like scuba diving jet-skiing sea kayaking that will give a boost to dopamine and serotonin levels. There is a lot more that can be added to the picturesque list of places to visit in Myanmar. We wish you make the most of your trip by jotting down the list of places in advance. Have a marvelous journey to Myanmar. Contact Us Company Name : Threeland Travel Contact Person : Jenna Nguyen Address : 125 Hong Ha Ba Dinh Hanoi Vietnam Phone : +84 24 3926 2056 Website : ​https://threeland.com/ Youtube : ​https://www.youtube.com/watchvyncxXViWiqU

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