Highlights of Myanmar -Travel to Visit Burma

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There are many Highlights of Myanmar – unfortunately we stayed on the main tourist path but, even still, this country is full of discovery!

Beautiful Myanmar (formerly Burma): Land of Pagoda’s, big smiles, painted faces and a thirst for knowledge of the outside world.

Myanmar positioned between China, India, and Bangladesh reflects an influenced mixture of unique flavors and cultural.

Highlights of Myanmar


1) Yangon -the former Capital of Myanmar

Highlights of Myanmar, Myanmar Highlights, Visit Burma, Visit Myanmar, travel to burmaRead the 1st of the 5 Highlights of Myanmar: Visit Yangon Myanmar.

My first highlight in Myanmar is visiting the unique ‘ex-capital,’ Yangon. Here we visit the extravagant Shwedogon pagoda, talk with the monks along Kandawgyi Lake, stumble across a Giant Human Powered Ferris Wheel and many other adventures.  Read more…

Highlights: Shwedogon pagoda, Kandawgyi Lake + a Giant Human Powered Ferris Wheel!

 


2) Phaung Daw oo Pagoda Festival Nyaung Shwe -Inle lake

Highlights of Myanmar, Myanmar Highlights, Visit Burma, Visit Myanmar, travel to burmaRead the 2nd of the Highlights of Myanmar: Phaung Daw oo Pagoda Festival -Inle lake, Myanmar Highlights.

On the pristine Inle Lake, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival takes place once a year (sometime in September to October -dates vary). For 18 days there are spectacular events of boat racing with their unique leg rowing techniques. People come from all over Myanmar to pay homage to the Buddha Images.  Read more…

Highlights: Inle Lake, Nyaung Shwe, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival, Villages around Inle Lake


3) Travel to Mandalay -Land of Pagoda’s

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Mandalay is the 2nd largest city in Myanmar. This city, positioned on the banks of the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, is the economic and religious center of upper Myanmar.  Read more…

Adventures: MahaMuNi Pagoda, talking with curious Monks, climbing up Mandalay Hill, taking a boat to  the temples of Innwa, swimming across the very flooded and swift Myittha River + a peaceful suset at U Pein Bridge


4) Visit Bagan Myanmar

Highlights of Myanmar, Myanmar Highlights, Visit Burma, Visit Myanmar, travel to burmaRead the 4th of the Highlights of Myanmar: Visit Bagan Myanmar.

Bagan (also Pagan) is in central Myanmar on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. An archeological marvel, Bagan has the largest area of over 4,000+ Pagodas, Buddhist temples, Stupas and ruins in the world. Hundreds of pagodas rising out of a landscape of green  Read More…

Highlights: Seeing the many Pagodas, Buddhist temples, Stupas and ruins.

 


5) Golden Rock Myanmar: in Kyaikhto

Highlights of Myanmar, Myanmar Highlights, Visit Burma, Visit Myanmar, travel to burmaRead the 5th of the Highlights of Myanmar: Golden Rock Myanmar: in Kyaikhto. We then take the bus back to Yangon where we immediately catch a delightful train to Kyaikhto to see a giant Golden Rock perilously balanced on the side of a mountain… Read more…

Highlights: the train ride to Kyaikhto, the Golden Rock perilously balanced on the side of a mountain.

 


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