Learn about the most interesting and wonderful destinations in Myanmar. Myanmar is a golden land of breathtaking beauty and stunning charm that is steeped in amazing history and traditions. The architecture and structures in Myanmar impresses the travelers’ mind, those who has ever come here. There are so many charming places for the visitors’ choices, hence, researching and preparing the list of the most interesting destinations in Myanmar is an essential suggestion for them to take the tourism easier.
The Most Interesting Destinations in Myanmar
Bagan with its several thousand ancient, dream-scape pagodas and temples over 40 square kilometers is recognized as one of the most desired destinations in Myanmar. The travelers spend their time to witness the supernatural power of the monasteries and talk with the monks here. It is believed that the monks give them some special blessings to pray for new happy life and good luck.
Besides, the visitors can own the most amazing experience at comprehensive sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, ShweSandaw Pagoda. They also take a hot air balloon to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Bagan. The travelers can have a tranquility atmosphere with their partners here.
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Yangon is known as the largest city in Myanmar. In Yangon, the travelers discover an impressive colonial and spiritual heritage in one of the most fascinating cities in Myanmar. One site cannot be missed in Yangon is Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. The tourists also enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this pagoda.
Going around the streets here, it is wonderful feeling when the tourists try cups of tea with street snacks that is a suitable option when they want to save time to go to many places in short tourism.
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3. Inle Lake
Inle Lake is one of the affordable destinations in Myanmar. Known as the most beautiful lake in Myanmar, Inle Lake is located 900 meters above sea level and surrounded by high hills and dotted with floating gardens and villages.
The visitors should experience some marvelous memories here as Nga Hpe Chaung (jumping cats) Monastery, Intha local people with one leg rowing technique, Phaungdawoo Pagoda knowns as its richly gilded five small Buddha images, etc. And one more special thing is having dinner with some wines in a romantic resort makes the tourists appreciate the time being together.
Mandalay is the second largest city and a former capital of Myanmar. The tourists spend their time to visit many temples, monasteries and markets, as well as great street food and panoramic views from Mandalay Hill. Besides visiting pagodas or Mandalay Hill, there are many other options for the travelers to experience as King Galon Gold Factory, U Bein Bridge, Sculpture Workshop, Jade Market, Mintha Theater, etc. They can also enjoy Burmese life in every corner on the streets.
5. Ngapali Beach
Ngapali Beach is premier beach destination in Myanmar with its white sand and palm tree-lined coast. It is enjoyable time for the tourists to immerse in the pristine waters of the beach and the beautiful green coconut groves here.
Besides relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the scenery, the travelers can take trips on local fishing boats, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, cycling around the beach and some of the local villages.
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6. Mergui Archipelago Beach
Mergui Archipelago is a long white beach that stretches for kilometers without a footprint in the sand. Exploring the beach, the attraction of the islands and surrounding seas are alive with many wonderful kinds of flora & fauna that makes the underwater scenes and marine life beautiful. The tourists can join adventurous activities as hiking through tropical valleys or kayaking through mangroves and up rivers to discover the imposing scene here.
7. Macleod Island
Macleod Island is located in the Mergui Archipelago Beach which owns natural and pure paradise. When it comes to Macleod Island, the travelers cannot miss the only man-made construction, Myanmar Andaman Resort. With 22 bungalows facing the island’s bay and surrounding pristine white sand beaches, this resort impresses its guest an unforgettable private island experience. Wandering around here, the travelers have a unique opportunity to see native tribes, untouched tropical forests and a wealth of wildlife.
The visitors can enjoy snorkeling, sea kayaking, hiking the island’s peak, swimming in the bay to adapt themselves with outdoor activities.
8. Hpa An
Hpa An is the capital of Karen State with its beautiful caves, crystal-clear pools, excellent hiking and picturesque mountains. Some caves maintain Buddha images in many hundreds of years. The visitors can hike Zwekabin Mountain to reach the monastery on the top and make the most of an inspiring sunrise or sunset view.
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Hsipaw is one of the wonderful destinations in Myanmar for the travelers discover by themselves. They can walk and explore surrounding villages some special places as waterfalls, farmland, fresh water pools, natural hot-springs and also friendly local people with their laid-back lstyle. In addition, it is amazing to gaze with the rural lives of local farmers in their paddy fields and banana plantations.
Kalaw is a beautiful little town that takes 1,5 hours driving from Inle Lake. The town makes the travelers feel totally pleasant with its refreshingly cool temperatures. The visitors can go to some small villages orbiting Kalaw where they can meet rural families and observe a little of their life, from the tea harvesting and transformation process to the making of traditional dresses. The visitors also attend rotating markets which is colorful destination with full of stands of meat, vegetables, fruit, herbs, and spices for them to try and enjoy.