Myanmar

Myanmar is located in southeast Asia between Thailand, China and India. Due to its rapid changes and openess, many see it as the next frontier of business opportunities. CNN and Lonely Planet chose Myanmar as the world's number 2 best destinations 2012. Being the 40th largest country and 25th most populated, Myanmar has so much room for growth.

We, together with the leader of change Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, welcome you all with open arms to travel or to invest in Myanmar. Preview Myanmar though our photo slideshows. We hope that our new rating features of hotel reivews and restaurant reviews can guide you best to your needs. Welcome!

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Inle Information

Area: 116.3 km²
Population: 150,000
Location: Latitude 20° 46' N, Longitude 97° 01' E
over 900 metres above sea level
Temperature: Min 12°C - Max 28°C
 

Myitsone in Myitkyina, Kachin State

 
 
At the confluence of the Myitsone in Myitkyina, Kachin State.
 

Bagan Information

History
Bagan, formerly spelled as Pagan, dates back almost to the beginning of the Christian Era. It lies on the bend of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Bagan can be marked to have started with King Anawrahta. He ascended the throne of Bagan in 1044. At that time, the kingdom was under the Mahayana religion. After Shin Arahan's arrival to Bagan, it converted to Theravada Buddhism. It was said to be that each and every household was able to donate an enshrined Pagoda, because of their faith in Buddhism believe and also because of their wealth. The great Shwezigon was one of King Anawrahta's donation during his time.
 

Ananda Pagoda

info Ananda Pagoda also known as Ananda Pahto, is estimated to be a monument of the early 12th Century. It is one of the finest, largest, best preserved and most revered of the Bagan Pagodas. This pagoda was donated and built by King Kyansitthar in the early Bagan Period. 
 

Mandalay Information

History of Mandalay
 
Mandalay, as the center of Myanmar culture, was outstanding in the past, it holds the stage now; and it will continue to
be a place of pride in the future. It is situated about 600 kilometers north of Yangon on the Ayeyarwaddy river, is, with
about half a Million inhabitants Myanmar's second largest city.
 

Ahlodawpyae Pagoda

Ahlodawpyae Pagoda
info Located between the new Bagan and the village of Bagan, this temple is style of tradition between the first period and the intermediate period. It still expresses traces of the Pyu culture,with the stupa placed on the superstructure, which preceded the arrival by Sikkhara as in Nat Hlaung Kyaung then then in Nanpaya, the first temples of briques.
 

Yangon Information

Formation of Yangon
Yangon, formerly spelled as Rangoon, is the largest city of Myanmar. There are 34 townships forming the city of Yangon. These townships in alphabetical orders are : Ahlone, Bahan, Botahtaung, Dala, Dagon, Dagon (Seikkan), Dawbon, East Dagon, Hlaing, Hlaing Tharyar, Insein, Kyeemyindaing, Kamaryut, Latha, Lanmadaw, Mingalardon, Mingalar Taung Nyunt, Mayangone, North Dagon, North Okkalapa, Pabedan, Pazundaung, Sanchaung, South Dagon, Seik Gyi Khanaung To, Seikkan, South Okkalapa, Shwe Pyi Thar, Thingangyun, Thaketa, Thanlyin, Tarmwe, Yankin.
 

A Trip to Natma Taung

Chin mountain state on the western country offers stunning views and highland cultures and traditions of native hill tribe peoples. The hiking to the peak of Mt. Victoria also called Nat Ma Taung in Myanmar (10200 feet or 3109 meters above sea level) is arranged as day return climb or 3 to 4 days walk. 
 

Lwin Moe Travelling

Note: Narration in Myanmar language.
Myanmar Actor Lwin Moe travelling log video is a popular TV series presented. We will try to bring you English caption sometimes in future.
 

10 Things to do in Myanmar

10 Things to do in Myanmar includes balooning, biking, and traveling all around the country. Please sit back and enjoy a 2-minute presentation.
 

Cooking Class

If you are a foodie, you might want to take a short cooking class while in Myanmar. There are quite professional neat cooking classes in Yangon and Bagan. We will update you with cooking class contacts info here.
 

Myoe Daung Monastery

info The main monastery building with an east-west orientation, is approximately 130ft (40m) x 115ft (35m). Most of its significant elements are from the pre-colonial Kone Baung period; some of the rooms were rebuilt.
 

Mount Khakaborazi

info Mount Khakaborazi is Southeast Asia's highest mountain, located in the northern Myanmar state of Kachin.The elevation of this mountain is 5,881 metres (19,294 feet). It has extended from the range of Himalaya. The coordinates are 28°19'59"N, 97°28'00"E.The peak is enclosed within Khakaborazi National Park.
 

Bagan Museum

info The new Bagan Museum glorifies the golden age of Burman culture, those 250 years during which thousands of temples were built in and around the Myanmar capital of Bagan. The builders of Bagan apparently reserved brick for religious monuments for nothing remains of the other buildings, that must have been wooden, in this great capital.
 

Bullock Riding

 
Bullock cart riding in Bagan is popular and fun to ride. It's not fast as horse carts. It's a good experience to try. It is like doing time-travel back a few centuries. Recently the fees of bullock cart rental (with driver) is $10 per hour. Roughly a normal can fit 6 people very well. Bullock cart ride to a few temple around the area is recommended.
 

Nagar Glass Factory

Photo Credit -  Tanja Van De Linde
 
info The best glass factory in Yangon.Destroyed by 2008 Nargis cyclone.But you can still find beautiful glasses.
 

Pottery Making

Pottery is the baked ceramic material which makes up potteryware. Major sorts incorporate ceramic, stoneware and porcelain. Where such products are made is additionally called a stoneware (plural "ceramics"). Stoneware likewise alludes to the workmanship or art of a potter or the making of pottery.
 

Bungee Jumping in Myanmar

Although there are a lot of bungee jumping sites in Myanmar, there is no operator who offer this service yet so far till May 2017. Safety is very important for this sport. Like golf, bungee jumping hobbyists do look for a chance to do bungee jumping, which ever city they arrive to. Some tourists suggested that Gote Htaik Bridge and bridges in the Yangon area could be a very good place for bungyee jumping.
 

Balloon Ride

Hot air balloon ride over the Bagan archaeological zone is a breath-taking experience, that can last in your memory in your whole life. Baloon ride tickets may cost you around $400 per person. There are 2 companies licensed to operate hot air baloon-rides in Bagan:
 

Kite Boarding

Kite Boarding is very interesting and physically active sport. There is a nice spacious beach-place a  few hours away from Yangon, called Ngwe Saung Yacht Club. They offer quality, fun and safe kitesurfing lessons. Ngwe Saung Yacht Club is completely endorsed and safeguarded to educate at our uncrowded, concession affirmed showing shoreline and teach utilizing the IKO preparing plan.