Get inspired to explore Myanmar

From the buzzing capital of Yangon to the tranquillity of Inle Lake, Myanmar (formerly Burma) is just begging to be explored. With heartwarming people, beautiful landscapes, and some of the most impressive ancient temples in Asia, Myanmar is simply filled with wonder and adventure. Be sure to take a look at our bite-size Myanmar trips, or browse our inspiration pages below for more specific information.

Trekking in Myanmar

Myanmar is the perfect destination for less demanding treks through the rural countryside. Visit traditional tribal villages in Shan State or trek your way to Lake Inle, using the colonial hill stations of the Burmese highlands as your base. Treks in Myanmar follow gentle paths-less-travelled, and you’ll be sure to encounter many smiling faces and waving hands along the way.

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View of a relaxing sandy beach and still waters in Ko Yao Yai Thailand

Combine Myanmar with Thailand

Myanmar is perfectly combined with neighbouring Thailand, giving you the best of both worlds. Myanmar offers a wealth of authentic cultural experiences, while Thailand has more tropical beaches and islands than you can shake a stick at. Since direct flights to Yangon (Rangoon) are rare, and most travellers to Myanmar come via Bangkok, Thailand makes for a logical addition to any itinerary.

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Top tips

Our top 8 Myanmar (Burma) travel tips

17th August 2016 by Blanca

From when to go, safety or general etiquette, we've put together our top travel tips to help you make the most of your trip to Myanmar.

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Temples, culture and local flavours in Myanmar

18th August 2016 by Ceri

Ceri shares her favourite Myanmar experiences, from peaceful sunsets on Lake Inle to cultural adventures in the Shan highlands.

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