Naypyidaw YangonYangon Naypyidaw
Naypyidaw to Yangon, back to the old capital of Myanmar
Here you will find information about the visit of Naypyidaw, the new capitol of Myanmar, how to get from Naypyidaw to Yangon and what to do in Yangon, the old one. Since 2005 Naypyidaw is the new capitol of Myanmar. When you talk about Naypyidaw, two words come to mind: contemporary and empty.
From Inle Lake, on the way to Yangon, we planned a stop in Naypyidaw and rented a cab for 10,000 Kyats (USD $10) to see the new city. We made a brief stop to explore the new (ghost) capitol of Myanmar and set off for the old (living) capital: Yangon.
Naypyidaw Railway Terminal costs 5,000 Kyats (USD $5) per passenger to Yangon. If you are starving, there are meal stands at the Naypyidaw coach terminal. Arriving by taxi: as with taxis, arrange the price before boarding - even if there is a taximeter, it doesn't always work.
The Yangon is "the city", it' s crowded and busy in comparison to the other parts of the world. In Yangon, two working day is enough to do the following: Aung San Suu Kyi's house is the biggest in Yangon. At the Aung Mingalar central train station: about 12 km from the town centre, it is the central one.
When you arrive at the coach terminal, it is simple to find your coach operator. You can also find restaurant at the coach terminal if you want to have a dinner. Busses do not take you directly to the Yangon International Center, but it can take you to the Yangon Aiport. If you do not want to take a taxid.
So how long were you in Naypyidaw and Yangon? Have you stayed in Naypyidaw? So, what else did you do in Yangon? See our other Myanmar trip recommendations for those on budgets.