Top places in Myanmar

High Placings in Myanmar

These are great places to experience local life day and night from Myeik to Mawlamyine, from Hpa An to Myitkyina and from Mandalay to Yangon. If you were researching for your trip to our country to do something else on this trip, what would be your first thought? Myanmar (Burma), the largest country on the mainland of Southeast Asia, has so much to offer. Here is a list of the other'top' places to visit and experience. Myanmar is one of the places where the locals don't care where you go.

The best places & times to be in Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma), the largest landlocked nation in Southeast Asia, has so much to boast of. It is a good starting point for those who are overwhelmed by this land. In general, Myanmar is a land that can be visited all year round. Whenever your timetable allows, you can explore this astonishing land and experience its natural beauties in all seasons.

In this guidebook we show you the best places and periods to plan your trip, especially in high season. Burma has a three season tropic climate: warm (March to May), humid (June to September) and cold (October to February). Myanmar's most visited period is between November and February, when it is dryer and colder than other periods of the year.

It is also the most favourite travelling period, so it is recommended to make an early booking. It can be an extreme heatwave. From March to May the storms remain arid (which means that it is still relatively simple to carry by road), but they can be extremly warm in the northern hemisphere - up to 40°C - but colder in the highlands.

Some areas in southern Burma may not be accessible during the rainy seasons. Myanmar's most popular visiting period is the cold period between November and late February, when the rains are less abundant and the temperatures are mild. It is chilly in the early and late mornings and in the evening and hot and sunny in the afternoon without sun.

In general, Myanmar is easily accessible all year round. Although there is monsoons in June, July, August and September during the wet seasons, it does not rain all over the state. Burma is a charming and spiritually appealing land, largely unknown to the tourist. Situated on the Bay of Bengal in Southeast Asia, the land has retained its cultural and scenic heritage and has remained relatively unaltered since the days of Britain's colonisation.

It is called the "Golden Land" because of the innumerable palagodas and monasteries that predominate the area. Burma also boasts a multitude of distinctive beauty and historic artefacts including glittering falls, charming seas, dazzling caverns, pristine sandy shores and the thousand-year-old gold coupe that is dotted all over Burma, especially in Bagan and Mandalay.

Learn more about these top tourist destinations that you should not miss on your trip to Myanmar: Yangon, the most cosmopolitan town in Myanmar, which until 2005 was the capitol of Myanmar, has been given the name "The Garden Town of the East". You' ll find the unbelievable Shwedagon Pagoda and have the opportunity to indulge your buying habits with the wide selection of Myanmar handicrafts.

andalay is the second biggest town in Burma (after Yangon) and a former Myanmar capitol. The Mandalay is known for its magnificent royal palace, the world's biggest tinkling bells in Mingun and the old PyinOoLwin mountain station, new experience around Myanmar. Well-known as the town of four million peagodas, Bagan is one of the wealthiest archeological places in Asia.

In all likelihood, Bagan is the high point of any Myanmar vacation. The Ngapali is probably the most famous Myanmar coast.

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