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Myanmar Highlights

Yangon & Its environs

Yangon is the capital city of Myanmar and main gateway to Myanmar. Yangon also Known as Dagon, was founded by King Alaungpaya. He conquered the lower Myanmar in 1755 and renamed Dagon to Yangon. Yangon means "End of Strife".



Mandalay & Its environs

Mandalay is situated right in central Myanmar and on the eastern bank of Ayeyawaddy River about 668 km due north of Yangon. It is the second largest city in Myanmar and the last capital of Myanmar Dynasty.



Bagan & Its environs

Bagan, an ancient city, can be reached either by boat, road or by air. Flights fly daily to and fro Bagan-Yangon. Bagan is the birthplace of Myanmar civilization. Bagan is situated on the left bank of the Irrawaddy River and about 145 km southwest of Mandalay. It was the capital of the first Myanmar Empire in the 11th-13th century.


Mt.Popa & Its environs

About 80 km southeast of Bagan is the Mount Popa is high like a massive pillar. Every King made a pilgrimage here, considered as the earthly font of power. The cooler, the higher. It is now a flawless place for eco-tourism.




Inle & Its environs

The Inle Lake is the second largest natural lake in Myanmar. The most famous and significant point of the Shan State is the Inle Lake. It is located 30 Km to the south of Taunggyi. Inle is a shallow lake - 22 km long and 10 km across, 900 meters above sea level among the hazy blue mountains and, has a population of some 150,000.



Kyaikhtiyo & Its environs

The famous legendary Pagoda on the Golden Rock about 160 Km from Yangon and 11 km of hiking from the base camp at Kyaikhtiyo. Visitors can also go by car up to a point about a mile away from the Pagoda. This pagoda is situated on a rocky mountain 3615 ft above sea level.



Rakhine & Its environs 

Rakhine State (formerly Arakan) is located on the western part of Myanmar between RakhineYoma (Mountain ranges) and bay of Bangle, and bordered with Bangladesh. Rakhine State is narrow coastal region. Sittwe is the capital city of that state. Having an area of 36,778 km and the population is about 3 million.



Monywa & Its environs

Monywa is 136 km north-west of Mandalay. It lies at the heart of the Chindwin valley.
The name Monywa comes from "Mont" meaning "delicacy or snack food" and "Ywa" which is the Myanmar word for village. There is a legend, which says that in the old days a Myanmar king fell in love with a seller of delicacy from this town and made her his queen.


Shan State & Its environs

Shan state is the largest of all states in Myanmar. The average height is 4000 ft above sea level the climate is cool all the year round. It has an area of 15580 sq km and the population is roughly over five million. Historically, Shan is descended from two groups: Mon-Khmer group and Thai-Chinese group.



Kachin & Its environs

Myitkyina is the capital of Kachin State located in northern part of Myanmar. May Kha and May Li Kha River, which originate from Kachin mountain ranges join and form Ayeyawaddy River. This is the longest river and most useful in Myanmar. Visitors can tour the confluence of "Malikha" and "Mehka". They are the source of the Ayeyawaddy River.



Pyay was anglicized, as Proem after the Second Anglo-Myanmar war and in ancient times was known as Thaye-khittra (Srikshetra). Srikshetra, the ancient Pyu capital about five miles to the east, is an interesting place to be worth visiting because of their historical importance and archaeological sites.




Located 175 miles from Yangon and is the only place for the tourists where you can get good accommodation on Yangon-Mandalay road. Taungoo (Kaytumadi City) was founded by King Mingyinyo in 1510 A.D and later innovated by King Minye Kyawhtin.


Sea gypsy

The "Salon "of Myanmar, who called themselves, "Moken ", are forgotten people who fight for their survival. They adopt their way of life as marine nomads. They are expert in swimming, diving and submerging in the sea ---- and hence the names "Sea - gypsy "or "Men of the Sea". The salon can be found in the Southern part of Myeik Archipelago, which has more than 800 small islands.



Myanmar has two coasts-the western Rakhaing coast facing the Bay of Bengal and the Southern Taninthayi coast. The Rakhine Coast, though generally rocky, has some lovely beaches. One such beach is the Ngapali, close to Thandway and is Myanmar's leading seaside resort.









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