Myanmar is a vast land which still keeps its charm of traditional value, custom and culture. Visitors will be amazed and bewitched by the beauty of the unspoilt land, pristine nature, many important ancient cities, religious sites and friendly people.
Among many scenic destinations and amazing sites, the shinning and sparkling golden spire of Shwedagon pagoda towering over the blue sky of Yangon, the living treasure trove of ancient temples of Bagan, the last Burmese capital of Myanmar Kings, Mandalay holding breat importance as cultural and religious center, beautiful hills of Shan Plateau. Famous for its unique leg rowing technique of Inthars dwelling on the Inle lake, unspoilt and untouched white sandy beaches, the magical Golden Rock Pagoda pearching on the edge of huge rock, the ancient city of Rakhine in the western part of Myanmar known for its old temples with wall paintings of Indian cultural influence, snow-capped Mt.Khakaborazi in the northern part of Myanmar and Magwei Archipalego comprising over 800 gorgeous islands int he southern tip of Myanmar are awaiting for travelers around the globe.
Moreover, one can also enjoy to observe the life style of 135 ethnic groups, their colorful costumes and traditions.We warmly welcome you to come to Myanmar and enjoy your holiday in this enchanting land with its warm and friendly people. We guarantee that your visit to Myanmar will be overwhelmed with feeling of satisfactory and than you’re expected. Enjoy your holiday in Myanmar to escape from the stressful and bustling life of busy world.We assure you, your precious holiday visit to Myanmar will be very memorable, emotional and personal.
As the saying goes, ” Seeing is believing “. Please come and take the real experience of your own
Myanmar Facts & Information
|Former Capital||:||Yangon ( the main gateway to Myanmar)|
|Population||:||55 million (2008)|
|Language||:||The official language is Myanmar and English is widely understood
in big cities.
|Religion||:||89% Buddhism, 5% Christian, 3% Muslim and the rest are Hinduism
|Seasons||:||Hot season – March to May
Rainy season – June to October
Cold season – November to February
|Average Temperature||:||Ċ in hot season
Ċ in hot season
Ċ in hot season
|Visa||:||Visas are issued at Myanmar Embassiesor consulate in foreign
countries .Visa on arrival can also be applied on case by case basis.
|Airport tax||:||USD 10 for International Departures.|
|Currency||:||Myanmar Local currency is Kyat which comprises 100 pyas.|
|Business Hours||:||09:30 -04:30 (Government offices)
09:00 – 05:00 ( Private Companies)
10:00- 02:00 ( Banks)
Saturday & Sunday are weekend holiday.
Private firms close on Sunday.
|Time difference||:||6 1/2 +GMT
Bangkok Time – 30 min
Singapore Time – 1HR
|Traveller’s cheques & Credit Cards||:||Traveller’s cheques are accepted only a few hotels. Visa card are accept some big hotels and souvenir shops.|
|Customs||:||400 Cigarettes, 100 cigars or 1/2 lb of tobaccos, 2 quarts of alcoholic liquer,1 pint bottle of perfume allowed to be imported.|
|Tipping||:||Tipping isn’t obligatory but is widely practised.|
|Airport taxis||:||A non-metered taxi from Yangon international airport into twon,16 km away, costs US$ 5 and takes 20 minutes . Also non-metered taxi from Mandalay international airport into town, 50 km away, costs US$ 20.Some big hotels
provide airport pickups for booked guests.
|Locat transport||:||Taxis are available for going around.|
|Hotels & Guest Houses||:||There are many hotels and guest houses ranging form
charging from US S 5 a night to luxurious 5 – star hotels.
|Food & restaurant||:|
There are two types of Myanmar Visa called EVT(Package) and EVT(FIT) visa.
EVT ( Package )
You can apply Myanmar visa at Myanmar Embassy or consulate with prior arrangements and confirmation from us. We will be providing a confirmation letter to the Embassy for those clients who bought a tour from us. A copy of the letter will be send to you by fax or e-mail. We need full name, passport numbers, nationality and 3 Photos.
EVT ( FIT)
This visa can apply at every Myanmar Embassy or consulate by submitting passport and 3 photographs! Visa fee is USD 20. It was necessary to change USD 200 in to equivalent 200 FEC compulsorily till last Sep 2003. Now government relives it. You don’t need to change FEC 200 on arrival at Yangon Airport.