Travel Guide

Myanmar

Also called Burma, it is a country full of enchanting places, history and culture. Among its ancient temples and landscapes with breathtaking panoramas, a destination to be discovered and explored is confirmed for every traveler who will surely find his favorite place in this corner of the world!

Documents and Visas

Passport, visa and length of stay
To avoid any problems when you arrive in Myanmar, check for security to have a valid passport.
The need for a visa depends on your nationality.
For all nationalities, the maximum duration of a trip is 28 days.

Embassies and consulates.
As you prepare for your trip, take note of the contact information for your embassy and consulates outside the capital. You can go there to reprint your travel documents in case of loss and to get a series of tips (health, safety, etc.). Each embassy usually has an emergency number that can be used only if necessary. Most of the time there is also a social services office to help you, even in an emergency.
Health Councils

There are no mandatory vaccinations to visit Myanmar. However, we advise you to consult your doctor for suggested vaccinations such as: hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria, rabies, tetanus and Japanese encephalitis.










Useful Info

Population of Myanmar: approximately 50,000,000
Language: the official language is Burmese. The spoken language is called Mranmakaca, but there are many dialects that vary from area to area of the country.

Religion: Most of the population is Buddhist. The other minorities are: Christians, Muslims and Hindus.

Currency: Myanmar's currency is the kyat.
Upon arrival in Myanmar, it is recommended that you already have a cash amount, preferably in US dollars of various denominations.

Credit cards
As for credit cards, they are hardly acceptedin local places. The luxury hotels and shops accept Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, Maestro, Cirrus instead.
At the counters of CB Bank, you can withdraw for a fee.

Time zone: GMT + 06: 30

Climate: We recommend visiting Myanmar in the period from November to February. During these months, the climate is more regular and with rare precipitations. In the other months, the precipitations, due to the climatic zone, are long and intense.

What to eat

Myanmar is not only a beautiful country but also very tasty! There is a huge choice of dishes to taste, from salty to sweet, from vegetables and meat to spicy desserts. For breakfast, we suggest trying the classic tea with concentrated milk, accompanied by "Ei Kyar Kway" of sweet pancakes. For lunch or dinner, definitely a traditional soup with noodles and an egg on top to savor all the taste of Myanmar.


Where stay

Myanmar offers both low cost and luxury facilities for those staying during the journey across the country. In some destinationsmore tourist, like the capital, you can replace the hotel with accommodation in a guesthouse to fully enjoy the daily life of the city. In other locations, you can opt for a hotel as for a hostel, it always depends on the traveler's budget, We point out that the level of the hostels is very spartan so for a quality-price question we suggest 4-star facilities onwards.



The 5 things to do and see

Multiple attractions to discover in Myanmar, characterized by infinite landscapes and local culture, a journey that will remain in your heart, try to collect our suggestions.

Yangon1. Yangon
The city where the colonial past and religious heritage come together to form a city of fascinating places to explore. With its markets scattered around the narrow streets of the city, you can discover the hidden corners of Yangon with its accustomed inhabitantstourists are very friendly in helping to visualize the life of the country.

Inle2. Inle
A freshwater lake, a must visit during your trip to Myanmar. One of the emerging tourist destinations, today welcomes with open arms all those who want to visit this pearl of Burma. Surrounded by artisan workshops, typical markets every day in a different point and the particular fishermen with their unique way of catching fish, Inle Lake is confirmed as a mandatory destination to better understand the life of the country.

Mandalay3. Mandalay
The second largest city in the country for the number of inhabitants, it offers its visitors an example of a city in continuous growth, not forgetting the beautiful monasteries and authentic architecture. His Shwenandaw monastery with wooden inlays is an example of Burmese art, completelygilded internally, it is a must visit.

Bagan4. Bagan
A city full of timeless charm, Bagan presents itself to the visitor with golden pagodas and temples of extraordinary beauty from sunrise to sunset. One of the most photographed destinations, thanks to the unforgettable landscapes, clearly visible especially from a hot air balloon flight, which is practiced regularly in these parts.

Golden Rock5. Golden Rock
The golden rock "Golden Rock" is known for its unstable position and its full coverage of gold leaves. Poised on the rock, this boulder in gold offers an unmistakable view! A sacred place, which has become the town's postcard.



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