Popular places in Myanmar

Most popular places in Myanmar

Dawn at Shwe Sandaw Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar. The Mandalay Royal Palace and Mandalay Hill in Myanmar. Sundown near Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda) in Central Yangon, Myanmar. Watch the sunrise over the plain of the Bagan Temple. Accommodation in Bagan.

Myanmar Tourist Spots - Best Sights

Whenever I am asked about the best land I have ever been to in Southeast Asia (apart from my home state, the Philippines), I cannot help but take a break. Many of you are amazed and become interested when I talk about Myanmar. About Myanmar? When your route allows, make a reservation for a trip to Yangon and leave Mandalay (or the other way around).

Spend your holidays in these wonderful places in Myanmar. If there is a place in Myanmar you should go to, it is definitely Bagan. The Bagan is situated in northern Myanmar. The majority of visitors come here from Yangon and Mandalay. From Mandalay and 10 from Yangon the journey will take about 6h.

Your most comfortable way to Bagan is to book a ticket to Bagan-Nyaung U Airport, which offers you a choice of Yangon, Mandalay, Heho, Monywa & Homalin connections. Air travel is operated by Yangon Airways, Myanmar National Airlines, Golden Myanmar Airlines, Air KBZ, FMI Air & Mann Yadanarpon. There are no airlines to Myanmar from the Philippines.

Book a connection via Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. WYSIWYG - This important gate in northern Myanmar is at least rewarding for a full outing. Visit Mandalay Fort, the last remaining imperial residence of the last Myanmar Empire, and some of the country's holiest Buddhist places such as Mahamuni Buddha Temple and Mandalay Hill.

The most important ports to Myanmar are Mandalay and Yangon. The Mandalay Airport offers non-stop services from Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. From Bangkok to Mandalay it will take about 1 hr 45min. The shore trip to Mandalay lasts about 9 hrs from Yangon, 6 hrs from Bagan and 8 hrs from Inle Lake.

Coming from the Philippines, take a connection via Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. The Cebu Pacific & Philippine Airlines operate direct flights from Manila to Bangkok. Flights last 3h20min. From Bangkok to Mandalay with AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Myanmar Airways or Myanmar National Airlines. Yangon is not only the most important global gate and Myanmar's capitol, it is also a captivating traveler' s wonder.

Spend your leisure while visiting the many rafters and well-preserved UK style monuments. The Yangon is the most beloved gate to Myanmar. The Yangon International Airport offers non-stop services from Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Chiang Mai, Guangzhou, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei & Doha. From Bangkok to Yangon, the busyest way, the journey takes 1 hr 15 mins.

It takes 2h40 from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon. Favourite carriers are Nok Air, AirAsia, Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, Myanmar Airways & Myanmar National Airways. WYSIWYG - After I knew the classic car trip from Mandalay to Hsipaw as one of the best rail trips in the world, I knew I just had to do it.

Prior to arriving in this small city in northern Myanmar, the locomotive passes over a metal footbridge that stretches across a solid and very quaint canyon. If you want to get to Hsipaw, in northern Burma, the best way is to take the panoramic railway from Mandalay abroad. The journey by rail lasts approx. 10h. From Mandalay, take the quicker coach trip.

The journey takes about 6h. Wherefore go - Before my first journey to Myanmar ended, I travelled a few hrs southwards of Yangon to see Kyaiktiyo. Kinpun, the departure point of the hike to Mount Kyaiktiyo, lies 4 hrs from Yangon by coach. The Kinpun is the basecamp town where you can find restaurants and accommodations.

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