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Prepare to Be Enchanted in Myanmar. This travel section is dedicated to travel in Myanmar. To provide inspiration, tips and latest updates to make your travel experience even better!

Latest updates:

Domestic travel is opening up but there are still restrictions and limitations and we are eagerly waiting for things to come under control so we can get out and experience Myanmar soon again!

Meanwhile, check out some inspiration:

 

ARTICLES

Shein Hkawn: A village hidden in snow

Covered in snow around the year, a small village in the northernmost corner of Myanmar is waiting for the outside world to discover it.

10 Astonishing Destinations in Myanmar That Feel Out of This World #ExploreMyanmar

Myanmar has many astonishing destinations for travel and some you just must visit and see for yourself to believe them. Here are our tips on 10 Destinations in Myanmar That Feel Out of This World.

#ExploreMyanmar: Kayah State

Besides the serene lakes and waterfalls, Kayah State is best known for a love story between a mortal and a celestial.

Hotel Offerings this long weekend

A long weekend and a new year, want to venture out or even go for a staycation? Check what the top hotels are offering this weekend! But remember to wear a mask, wash your hands and keep social distancing!

#ExploreMyanmar: Mon State

Rich with religious and cultural heritage, Mon State is also a place Buddhism emerged. It is a popular pilgrimage site and its Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda is one of the most iconic Buddhist religious structures.

8 Things to do in and around Pyay

Only 5 hours’ drive from Yangon, Pyay is the ideal weekend getaway. It’s not just home to Myanmar’s other UNESCO world heritage site but a destination in its own right, with many activities beyond the ancient cities. Here are eight highlights worth getting out of the car for.

[Domestic Travel] Know this before planning a trip

As Myanmar is set to reopen domestic travelling on 16 December, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Regional Health Department yesterday released the sets of rules to follow in air travel. This is the gist of it.

Domestic flights to resume on the 16th but is domestic tourism opening up?

Rumours and even an announcement from MNA points to domestic flights starting on the 16th of December. However, what is not clear is if any restrictions have changed, especially for Yangon residents that are eager to travel. Likely covid-19 tests before the trip, documentation and even quarantine will be required if you want to head over to for example Thandwe and Ngapali beach.

Daycations and Staycations: Be Enchanted By Your Yangon

Outside the Sule, Shwedagon Pagoda’s a new world is being rediscovered that offers a different travel experience around Yangon. It’s time to re-explore holidays near home with Daycations and Staycations.

Breathtaking Hidden Gem Lakes in Myanmar You’ve Got to See #ExploreMyanmar

Most visitors missed out on lakes when visiting Myanmar because it seems like a boring activity on the itinerary. In fact, lakes are some of the most astonishing views of the country. Each lake in Myanmar has unique scenery as well as a historic background, and some can even take your breath away. Visit Myanmar like the locals, study the lifestyles, and be part of their daily life. By visiting the lakes, you can get interesting insights into the local life.

Learn Scuba Diving In Yangon: Discover The Undiscovered Mergui Archipelago

It’s time to imagine.  As the year of Covid-19 is passing into history endless possibilities come alive. Myanmar is waiting to be explored.  For those who love the being lost in water, the Mergui Archipelago is being heralded as a new scuba diving haven.  Start right here in Yangon to learn to scuba dive and with an International License, to then be free to dive around the world.

Hotel Quarantine in Yangon – Expat experiences

Quarantine in Yangon is required both for ex-pats arriving in Myanmar, as well as those returning from other parts of the country. Guests in this type of quarantine have not had a positive test, and do not have any symptoms of Covid-19.

DESTINATION GUIDES

Yangon

The center of business and gateway to Myanmar

Mandalay

2nd largest city and the former royal capital in northern Myanmar on the Irrawaddy River.

Nay Pyi Daw

The Capital of Myanmar

Bagan

The Capital of Myanmar

Inle Lake

Picturesque Lake in Shan state, famous for its floating villages and gardens and the unique way of life of the local Intha