Reasons Why You Should Travel to Myanmar in 2016 - 2017

If you love unusual adventures and want to explore something ancient, this year is in ideal time for you to travel to Myanmar. These are reasons why you should travel to Myanmar now.

The golden land for travelling lovers

The most interesting things when travelling to Myanmar is to admire the ancient beauty of temples, streets and feel the peace. Although in recent years, Myanmar has begun to welcome tourists, but this country has not yet strongly focused on tourism, so coming here, you will feel like you are the first exploring a place with full of mysterious things.


Watch sunrise and sunset like nowhere else

Travelling to Myanmar, the most famous place for you to watch sunset is the picturesque Ubein bridge in the ancient village of Amarapura (the longest teak bridge in the world) - a place with the most brilliant sunset in the world.


Explore the region with over 2000 temples

With a repertory of massive Buddhist temples built by the Pagan kings over centuries, there is no doubt to assert that Bagan is one of the great archaeological sites on earth.

With 2,220 Buddhist temples remaining until today (about 13,000 temples in the peak period), you can unleash to explore. Temples are located close to each other, so depending on conditions, you can choose the form of movement such as walking, cycling, taking buses, tuk tuk or riding balloon.


Feel the local beauty

Coming to Myanmar, you will see a form of making up used by the locals called Thanaka. Thanaka has a sweet natural smell, used by local people to cool their skin and protect against sunshine.
Normally, Myanmar people mix a small amount of water into the powder, and then use brush to draw on their face. Here, you will find interesting to look at girls with the images of rabbits and other animals on their cheeks.


Inle Lake

Inle Lake is the most widely known for its fishermen with unique fishing methods- rowing with only one leg. Although in recent years, tourism in the region has developed, but it still retains its inherent natural beauty. Visiting Inle Lake, you will experience on floating houses on the river, a perfect place for you to immerse into the magic beauty of nature.


Beautiful beaches

Myanmar has a coastline stretching over 2,000 km which is untapped, so beaches here almost remain its inherent untouched beauty. Travelling to Myanmar, nothing is more interesting than resting on charming beaches of Bengal Bay, especially Ngapali beach- just 45 minute drive from Yangon.


Delicious cuisines

In spite of the heavy influence by the cuisine of India, China, Thailand and the culinary culture of many ethnic minorities, Myanmar dishes still feature its own attractiveness. Not only delicious, Myanmar dishes are subtle in the way of processing and especially, it is very cheap. If you have the opportunity to go to Yangon or Bagan, take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy unique street foods such as tea and flatbread, Nangyi thoke, samosa salad, Shan noodles, barbecue and aromatic curry rice.


The hard-to-resist beauty of Mandalay

Located not far from Bagan and it only takes you about 30 minute fly to reach Mandalay. This is a city of chaos, smoke and dust, but when you leave the bustling downtown area to visit other spectacular architectural works, you will really understand the beauty of the land which has once served as the ancient capital of the country of golden temples.


Pilgrimage in the Buddhism land and breathe fresh air

Reaching the top of Kyaikhtiyo temple (also known as the Golden Rock - Gold Mountain Temple) and enjoying stunning views from the top of the mountain is also a new experience. Golden Rock is famous for its appearance and gilded surface. Buddhists from all over the country come here to pay homage, meditate and overlook the valley below. A small note: you should wear clothes covering your shoulders and knees to fit the solemnity here, and keep your body warm because the weather here is quite cold.



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Myanmar is very beautiful city and have so much natural beauty. you recommend amazing reason of Myanmar. these are amazing and beautiful Myanmar.
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I have travelled to so many countries but Myanmar has eluded me so far. Thanks for the reminder of why it's on my list of things to see!

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Myanmar is a great destinations.. i think their culture is main attraction..

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