While Thailand, Japan, and China are famous all over the world, just a small number of tourists know about the mysterious country of Myanmar. This destination attracts travelers of many untouched hidden natural beauties, diverse cuisine, captivating culture, and the hospitality of Burmese. The long beaches in the paradise of Ngapali, sacred temples with distinctive golden architectures in Yangon, the ancient ruins of Bagan, and the magnificent sunset moment in Inle Lake, all those things will take your breath away. Join us to learn the basics about this country to be more confident in planning your upcoming trip.
The Republic Of The Union Of Myanmar
55,238,377 (12th Oct 2022)
Bamar 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5%
GMT + 6:30 Hours
Yangon: formerly known as Rangoon, has been likened to a sparkling pearl in the "heart" of Myanmar. It is the capital and the largest city in the country, with many rich historical and cultural sites. The city of Yangon is also a combination of bustling traditional markets, excellent food, and countless ancient temples. Surely you will get a super memorable check-in photo when traveling to Yangon.
Bagan is about 9 hours by bus from Yangon and about 145km from Mandalay to the southwest. The city was once the capital of the Bagan dynasty from the 9th to the 13th centuries, famous for its countless magnificent Buddhist temples and pagodas (Estimated at more than 2,200 large and small temples in an area of only 100Km2). Among them, the temples built during the Pagan dynasty were a turning point in the history of Buddhism in Myanmar.
Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar, located about 716 km north of Yangon, once the capital of Myanmar during the Mindon Dynasty (1857). The more than 142 years old city is famous for its many religious attractions for Buddhism, from golden pagodas such as Kuthodaw Pagoda, to exquisite temples, grand palace monasteries, and more! It's a great city to explore for Buddhists and those who wish to know more about the religion.
Inle Lake has known as a fairyland with a beauty that can be found nowhere else. The lake has a width of 11km and stretches 22km from north to south, creating a beautiful plain. At an altitude of 875 meters above sea level, the lake offers a cool climate all year round. Surrounding the vast lake is spectacular mountain ranges. In the morning mist, the wooden houses on the lake are hidden behind the reeds, creating an extremely poetic countryside scene, bringing visitors the feeling of tranquility and peace.
Ngapali: Located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, Ngapali is one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia, with sandy beaches, a tropical climate, and crystal water. It is not only an ideal destination for leisure activities but also a perfect choice for adventure activities such as surfing, kayaking, diving to see colorful tropical fish, playing golf, bathing, and exploring some local villages