How to visit Myanmar without any hassle?

August 7, 2012 by  
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Myanmar also known as Burma is coming under the top lists of the best tourist spots of the world. But with time things are rapidly changing in Myanmar. Besides tourism Myanmar has also seen many changes politically. This is the main reason why today Myanmar is perhaps the best place to travel. But as a first time tourist you should know few important things before visiting the country. For this you must do a thorough study with a little research on this subject. Much of Myanmar’s capital depends upon the country’s tourism department. So the country is always trying to develop its main attractions.

The First Impression of the Tourists After their Visit

The first impression that any tourist will get about Myanmar will be from its ultramodern airport. Myanmar is a large city and its uniqueness lies in the fact that it is different from other countries of South East Asia. Use of motorbike is prohibited in Myanmar; eerie silence is there in the roads. English is the language which is easily understood and spoken here. The foreign tourists would be deprived of using ATMs.

3 Relevant Tips for Travelling Myanmar

Travelling in Myanmar:

  1. There are many busses available for the tourists but if you want you can also opt for a taxi for the same purpose. But it is better to do a prior booking because the tourist buses are generally found fully loaded. There are several lodges and guesthouses available which are specially designed for the tourists. The independent agents of travel book them because these act like shelter in the place. The duration of journey from Inle Lake & Yangon can be for 12 hours or more.
  2. Myanmar follows Buddhist culture and so there are excellent temples & monasteries of Lord Buddha. These temples form a part of Myanmar’s culture. Such things at the same time dominate the Myanmar’s countryside & cities both spiritually and architecturally. People visiting Myanmar should make it a must point to visit some of the most popular tourist places like Bagan’s scarcely, Shwe (Golden) Dagon situated in Yangon and the 3 old capitals located near smoggy Mandalay. The calmness and peace of Inle Lake including its distinct leg-paddlers can prove to be an excellent experience for the travelers.
  3. There is the possibility of getting off the track even in the most well known places of Myanmar. If you want to explore Bagan then do it independently and you will enjoy the experience more. You can hire a bike but you will need to hire a cart or horse to travel in sandy areas. Inwa is a place which can be reached by going through the fields over the villages and it is always better to visit the place on foot. In the way to Inwa you will discover numerous temples including the village life of Myanmar. You can also visit Hsipaw which is northwards of Myanmar.

If you are first timer tourist to this place then this article is definitely going to help you out in several ways. Have patience and try to collect as much information as you can about the Myanmar before you visit the place.

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