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  • Bagan
  • Buddhist monk kneels down in prayer
  • U Bein Bridge was built in 1850 to cross Taungthaman Lake
  • String puppets are a tradition in Myanmar
  • Silhouette of Bagan
  • On the streets of Yangon

Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, is one of the few truly original travel experiences remaining in this much-travelled world. Recognized by the world as the Golden Land, it is one of the earliest homes of mankind, where one can enjoy the exclusive experiences of a lifetime.

Decades of social and economic isolation have preserved many of the traditional features, physical and cultural, which have been lost in other Asian countries. Myanmar is a captivating travel destination - for its diversity of sightseeing, for the wealth of cultural and scenic attractions, it can offer and, above all, for the warmth and friendliness of its charming people.

Early civilization in Myanmar dates back to the 5th century and reached its peak of power and creativity in the 11th - 15th century. The country is blessed by nature with great geophysical diversity, with scenery varying from the vast central agricultural plains, to snow-capped mountains in the far north. The Shan States feature cool and verdant hills, while the long coastline offers endless golden beaches still to be opened up for tourism.

Much of the country's attraction is in its history and artistic culture. Myanmar lies at the meeting point of two of the world's great civilizations, China and India, but it blends both of these influences with its own very special local characteristics. The people have preserved traditional values, and are deeply devout to their religion, with a close-knit family system and respect for elders still powerfully observed. Myanmar people are fun-loving and festivals form the centre of Myanmar social life, with each month having its own festive occasion. Myanmar people are also known for their sense of hospitality and friendliness to visitors.



Myanmar Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Myanmar.

Learn about the history and culture of Myanmar, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Myanmar's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Myanmar for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Myanmar tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Myanmar tour considers taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.



Book your Myanmar tour with Goway! 

ASIA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Myanmar tours and experiences. Choose from a small group tour,  a cruise through the heart of Myanmar, an independent travel module, and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Myanmar.

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