Built high on the volcanic plug of Mount Papa, Taung Kalat is a Buddhist monastery and temple
Taung Kalat, Popa
A Land of Temples, Traditions, and Tranquility

Myanmar Vacations

Myanmar: A Melting Pot of Cultural Riches and Natural Beauty

Are you seeking an escapade that perfectly blends cultural exploration with stunning landscapes? Myanmar is your destination, a place which is a tapestry of temples, tribes, and lush green landscapes. From ancient temples to tranquil lakes and landscapes, Myanmar promises an adventure that is truly exciting, unique, and captivating. Nestled in Southeast Asia, Myanmar has become the go-to destination for travellers who seek authentic adventure experiences.

Being a country strongly rooted in history and culture, Myanmar offers amazing historical experiences for travellers. Bagan is an important UNESCO World Heritage site, often compared to Angkor Wat in scale and significance. It is home to more than 2,500 Buddhist stupas, temples, and monasteries, offering a stunning view when the sun casts its rays on the temple. If you visit Myanmar, Bagan should be on top of your "to-do" list.

Beyond its cultural splendour lies stunning landscapes. Inle Lake is one such incredible place surrounded by picturesque mountains. It is a place where Burmese fishermen row boats with one leg, locals grow fruits and vegetables in floating gardens, and migratory birds flock to this place in winter. It is a serene spot where you can witness something unique and local. That's not all. Myanmar also offers trekking opportunities. Shan Hills is a vast mountainous region made up of numerous peaks with a few intermontane basins, providing an excellent trekking opportunity. In addition to this, you can interact with ethnic groups and witness their traditional lifestyle.

Besides these, Myanmar's local life is both intriguing and worth experiencing. From vibrant markets and traditional teahouses to welcoming locals, Myanmar's local life imprints a lasting impression on you.

Myanmar is a destination to behold — the ancient legacies, lush landscapes, and hospitality make Mynamar worth visiting.

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CurrencyMyanmar Kyat (MMK)
CapitalNay Pyi Taw
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Bagan is an archaeological zone of more than 2,000 ancient pagodas, built in 11th centuries during the rise of Bagan empire
HIllside view of the red roof of Mandalay Palace and Hill
Yangon, Myanmar skyline with Shwedagon Pagoda
04Irrawaddy River
Landscape of Myanmar from the river just after sunrise. Warm colors, lots of pagoda's and a steamboat
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A Cultural Odyssey Amidst Temples and Peaks

From pagodas, temples and peaks to wildlife sanctuaries — Myanmar has it all. It is an adventure land that perfectly blends cultural exploration with stunning peaks, making it a truly remarkable and captivating destination. Beyond cultural heritage and landscapes lies culinary delights that tantalize your taste buds.

Fishermen on Inle lake, Myanmar - The lake is notable for its high number of endemic species

The Culture

Myanmar is a multi-ethnic country with multiple ethnic groups having their own traditions, languages, and customs. Some of the major ethnic groups are Bamar, Shan, Karen, and, Mon. While in Myanmar, you can experience these and other ethnic groups and immerse yourself in their culture.

If you are interested in learning about the arts and crafts of different countries, then Myanmar has a rich tradition of arts and crafts. Thanks to the relative isolation of the country, Myanmar still practices traditional techniques. Craftspeople create incredible work with their hand but do not use glue or power tools. The arts and crafts are based on ten highly priced skills such as sculpture in wood, sculpting with stone, blacksmithing, bronze casting, and many more. You can see these skills everywhere, from drinking cups to tinkling brass bells found in temples.

When it comes to traditional dress, different ethnic groups have their own way of dressing. Having said that, there is a common attire for both men and women. The men wear Longyi, which is a sheet of cloth often sewn in a cylindrical shape and worn around the waist. Women also wear Longyi along with a blouse and a shawl. When you are in Myanmar, make sure to try their traditional outfit and get an authentic experience of their local culture.

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