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Is It Safe to Travel to Myanmar?

Myanmar is a safe country to visit in general, where travelers are welcomed, and the growing tourism industry offers a variety of interesting resorts, excursions, cruises, and sights to explore. The areas most frequented by tourists report little to no incidents or serious problems, however, visitors to Myanmar are advised to familiarize themselves with potential […]

Myanmar Border Crossings

Myanmar Border Crossings

Myanmar has borders with India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Nationals of a hundred countries can easily obtain the eVisa to travel to Myanmar for tourism or business. The online visa can be used to enter Myanmar through several different air and land entry points. Applying for an eVisa will take eligible travelers a few […]

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Getting Around Myanmar: The Best Ways of Traveling Long-Distance

Myanmar is a vast country and journeys can take a long time if you use public transport. It is also worth bearing in mind that traveling around Myanmar is not as economical as other countries in Southeast Asia. Researching beforehand can help you to travel to Myanmar on a budget and plan. Although the roads […]

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Myanmar Road And Traffic Conditions

Myanmar’s highway network is becoming more developed each year. However, most visitors to the country will still find Myanmar’s road and traffic conditions are significantly different from those in Europe or the USA. Travelers arriving in the country with a Myanmar electronic Visa should be prepared for what they might encounter when using the nation’s […]

Restricted Areas for Tourists in Myanmar

Restricted Areas for Tourists in Myanmar

Tourism in Myanmar (formerly Burma) has greatly increased in the past 10 years, with the number of international visitor arrivals rising from just over 100,000 in 2008 to over 3 million in 2018. While many of the popular attractions in Myanmar are located in the largest city and former capital, Yangon, the lush landscapes and […]

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Indian and Chinese Myanmar Visa on Arrival Schemes to be Extended

Although several foreign nationalities are able to travel to Myanmar for short stays for purposes of business or tourism, citizens of China and India are required to obtain one of the types of visas for Myanmar to visit the country. A Myanmar eVisa for tourism and business from India and China is available online through a […]

Sights and Attractions to Visit in Myanmar

Popular Sights and Attractions to Visit in Myanmar

In recent years Myanmar, also known as Burma, has really opened itself up to the world. Much of its industry remains to be developed and Myanmar holds great tourism potential with beautiful places to visit, including breathtaking landscapes and some of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world. With the introduction of the new […]

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The Best Time to Visit Myanmar

Timing a trip to Myanmar is essential. Like other countries in Southeast Asia, Myanmar has a monsoon season which is very uncomfortable for visitors as there are torrential rains, floods, and high levels of humidity. Some places in Myanmar, such as Ngapali Beach, are completely inaccessible at this time of year. What is the best […]

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Basic Travel Information for Myanmar

Myanmar is an up and coming travel destination that has slowly opened up to tourism in recent years. Previously known as Burma and located in Southeast Asia, Myanmar holds much in store for explorers such as tranquil beach resorts, peaceful temples and ruins listed by UNESCO, as well as hill tribes and jungles galore. Prepare […]

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Health Information and Vaccines for Foreigners Visiting Myanmar

While traveling is always an unforgettable experience, some basic health precautions are advised so you can enjoy your trip without any surprises. Foreign nationals traveling to Southeast Asia for the first time may need a visit to their healthcare practitioner for certain immunizations before their trip. Tourists going to Myanmar from up to 100 eligible […]