Travel to Myanmar can be both adventurous and interesting, if you get enough upfront information about the best places to visit in Myanmar.
There are some cultural and religious sites that are worth to visit to experience the real spirit of this exotic place. Your Myanmar tour operator will probably include a tour to some of the Buddhist temples and monasteries, along with the big Inle Lake, which is located in the stunning mountain area near the border with Thai and Laos.
Yangon, the capital, is usually the first place, which people see in Myanmar, as the international airport is located there. It is considered to be the country’s commercial capital. Tourists will be attracted by the beautiful parks, lakes and numerous kinds of tropical trees that grow there. One more interesting site is the retro cars that are driven on the roads. People traditionally chew betel leaves that make their lips colored in red.
Another great place to visit in Myanmar is Bagan, which attracts tourists from near and far with its amazing archeological sites. There are a lot to explore in this region, such as sandy lanes, ancient temples, rural life of local people and much more. Bagan is among the most popular Myanmar’s destinations, located on a river’s banks. Ngapali Beach offers holidaymakers a great opportunity for rest on the white sand, stretched for 3 km along the crystal-clear waters.
Some other popular places that you might not want to miss in Myanmar are Ngwe Saung Beach, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay and Mrauk U, which is built in a modern western style.
The best time to visit Myanmar is in the beginning of the year, i.e. in January and February, as this period is considered the peak season in the country. People, who intend to visit this country during this period, are advised to book their accommodation well in advance. Those, who would like to avoid the crowds of tourists, can plan their visit for March, when there are quite fewer tourists.
There are numerous Myanmar travel agents and tour operators, who offer tourists assistance and intriguing tours to some of the most special and attractive places of this country. Although there is some rise in the prices for accommodation in Myanmar, this tourist destination remains quite affordable and preferred by many people, due to the exotic atmosphere, cheap prices, friendly local people, and rich culture that reveals some of the secrets of people, who have lived in this place a few centuries ago.