Like many countries in the world, Myanmar has its own cultural and natural treasures. From thriving cities to exotic rural villages, the country boasts a big contrasts and great diversity – the premier elements that form a wonderful holiday.
These travel attractions reflect the iconic highlights of Myanmar :
Formerly known as Rangoon, the city was once the capital of Myanmar until 2005. It is now the economic hub of southern Myanmar, exposing a beautiful blend of cultural influences where the signature of traditional Burmese lives in harmony with Chinese, Indian and British Colonial landmarks.
Yangon is mostly the first touch of every Myanmar Tour and it is a perfect base to travel to Golden Rock, Bago or further attractions.
The sacred plains of Bagan is set by the bank of Irrawaddy River with over 2000 pagodas and temples built from eleventh century. It is now the most photogenic attraction where thousands of photographers all over the world come to capture the majestic sunset and haunting sunrise over the temple`s spire.
The most remarkable monuments of Bagan include Ananda, Shwezigon, Minanthu, Ananda, Gawdamgyi, Hlitomino yet do not miss the traditional work demonstration for the famous lacquerware.
There is no better place to unearth the rich history of Myanmar than Mandalay. Studded by golden pagodas, royal palace and numerous incredible Buddhism sites, Mandalay is also home to four ancient capitals including Inwa, Sagaing and Mingun.
From Mandalay, visitors can travel as far as Lashio, trekking in the remote area of Hsipaw or simply escape to Pyn Oo Lwin where the weather is very cool.
Located in the lush state of Shan, Inle is the second largest lake in the country. It houses astonishing landscapes and unique over water lifestyle. There is no difficulty to capture the local fishermen navigating their boat through zigzag canals or catching fish on one leg.
Travelers flock into Inle also because of its styled stilt villages which boast different works and colorful market. Amongst the mentioned fairs, Indein market offers a very good local touch.
Located by the bay of Bengal, Ngapali is the most beautiful beach in the country. For over 15 miles of coast line, Ngapali is decorated by lush palm lines, fascinating fishing village and Pearl island.
There are so many activities to enjoy beside lazing at the beach.
For us, Mergui Archipelago is a paradise for a Myanmar Honeymoon Tour . This area consists of over 800 islands and most of them are left wild. Though it may be expensive for such a precious experience but with a chartered yatch, you will immerse in private beaches, stunning islands, spectacular marine adventure and feel the ocean, sea and sun like no other.