Travelers Info

First time in Myanmar?

Men in skirt-like longyi. Women covered in thanakha, traditional make-up from ground bark. Thousands of history-rich pagodas and monuments. This is Myanmar, also known as the “Golden Land.” Nestled in between India, Bangladesh, China, Laos, and Thailand, it is one of the most mysterious countries of Southeast Asia. One of the most fascinating aspects of traveling in Myanmar is the opportunity to interact with the welcoming locals and learn about their culture and way of life. Find out traveler’s tips here including money and payments, transportations, internet access, as well as dos & don’ts from the Ministry of Tourism.

Getting here

There are several direct international flights to Yangon and Mandalay. The most frequent flights are to Yangon are from Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Details of flights durations for all direct flights as well as links to the airlines can be found here

Getting around in Myanmar

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All foreigners who plan to visit Myanmar should obtain a visa before entering the country. A valid national passport with at least 6-month validity is needed in order to apply. Types of visas and fees are listed below, details information on each visa including visa application forms can be found here

Type of Visa Fees Duration
BUSINESS VISA US$ 50 70 days
ENTRY VISA(Meetings / Workshops / Events) US$ 40 28 days
TRANSIT VISA US$ 20 24 hours