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Tips how to plan your trip to Myanmar
Myanmar (also known as Burma), a Southeast Asian country of more than a hundred ethnic groups, lies just across India’s border. Yangon, the capital city, is home to busy markets, dozens of lakes, and numerous parks, each with its unique charm.
What to know before travel to Myanmar? There are several important things that you should be aware of when you plan your Myanmar vacation. First and foremost, you should know that you will be required to have permission from the Burmese government before traveling on its territory.
One of the best ways to travel to Burma is by going by air. This is the fastest and most comfortable way of traveling.
Summer is the best time to go to Yangon. There are many attractions for children and adults, and you will also find a multitude of accommodations, both budget, and luxury. The best time to visit Yangon in late August or early September. The rainy season is during May and June, so it may be a good idea to plan your trip at least two months in advance, especially if you plan to stay at a Yangon hotel or resort. The rain can sometimes be disappointing, but there are always places to go to get a taste of the outdoors.
Summer in Myanmar
During the summer season, it is wise to book a room in advance to make sure you have a nice spot to relax. There is also a wide range of dining options, ranging from traditional Thai cuisine to Chinese and Indian, along with western and continental dishes. You can even eat outside during these summer months in the open-air markets where you will usually find fresh local vegetables and fruits.
If you are looking for some Thai food during your vacations in Myanmar, there are plenty of restaurants. At the Tha Myin Phuen Park, you can have a variety of traditional Thai fare, as well as local vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. On the outskirts of the park, there is also a number of great Thai fusion restaurants that will satisfy all tastes. Some of the best dishes at these restaurants are the spicy chicken fried rice with coconut milk, or the sweet and sour crab curry.
One of the most popular activities at this tourist town is the Kyaw Ngam National Park, which is also known as what to see in Kyaw Ngam. This is where many tourists go on weekends. Here you will be able to view a large variety of animals, including elephants, cheetahs, giraffes, and elephants. The park also features an array of waterfalls, caves, and mountain streams, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in town.
E-visa to Myanmar
As you have probably heard already, you have to carry a valid passport and e-visa while traveling to Myanmar. The e-visa system run by the government of Myanmar is available since 2014 for many travelers. This revolutionary system is a huge game-changer in the travel industry.
What does it change for travelers? Since September 2014, the travelers with the passports issued by the country that is on a list of eligible countries can apply for e-visa through the Internet website. Thanks to that, the whole process is much easier and takes less time than the usual process of obtaining a visa. There is no paperwork to do since the whole process is placed online.
How does it work? Since the process takes place online, and there is no need to visit the embassy during any step of the process, the document is issued as an electronic file. An e-visa will be delivered to the applicant right to the email address provided in the application.
The application form is easy to fill out, and every step is nicely describe