If you are sitting at home dreaming of visiting far flung lands, today we take you on a whistle stop tour of Myanmar, a fascinating country that has so much to offer today’s travellers. We’ll show you what to do when you’re there and give you some tips on getting an e-Visa for your journey.

A quick look at Myanmar

Myanmar is in Southeast Asia, a historic country with rich culture and traditions and these days it is a tourist destination for Buddha and beach lovers.

When you visit Myanmar, you’ll find a fantastic blend of modern and old civilisations. The country is rich with stunning natural scenery, and is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. 

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Myanmar e-Visa

To visit Myanmar, all travellers need an e-Visa to make an entry into the country. An e-Visa is an authorisation to enter the country for a specific amount of time.

A Myanmar visa is obtainable online and not a sticker visa that involves visiting the Myanmar embassy. Simply apply for it online and you’ll receive it in your mail box. 

Getting an online e-visa for Myanmar is simple, fast and hassle-free. All you need to do is fill in the application form. Once it has been submitted, you will receive your e-visa within 72 hours.

When your e-Visa is issued, you can save the document to your e-mail or print out and show it at the airport and border control.

Places to visit in Myanmar

Kalaw has become one of the favorite destinations for adventurers and trekkers visiting the country’s eastern mountains. Due to the height where it locates, it is one of the best spots to beat the burning Myanmar heat.

Mandalay was established in 1857 and has grown into a captivating city and the cultural center of Myanmar.

Yangon (Rangoon)

Once the capital of Myanmar, Yangon is increasingly popular with tourists who come to see the Shwedagon Pagoda. A huge sprawling buddhist shrine that dominates the town. Built over 2500 years ago it is an extraordinary sight and well worth the trip.

Bagan is an ancient city in Myanmar and is probably one of Myanmar’s most fascinating places with breathtaking views. Hopping into a hot air balloon and having a flying trip over it is the best way to watch this breathtaking city completely.

Lastly a visit to Myanmar is never complete without paying a visit to the beautiful gilded Shwedagon Pagoda. An architectural wonder built over 2,000 years ago.

Other travel tips for visiting Myanmar

  • – Budget your trip
  • – Make a detailed plan for where you want to go beforehand
  • – Research sights and travel times well and make bookings in advance if necessary.
  • – Get any vaccinations you might need before travel
  • – Plan all your inland travel beforehand
  • – To make travel more convenient, learn a few Burmese sentences.

Post by Evisa Express