Our travelogues from Myanmar
Myanmar just blew us away! For a long time the country was isolated and opened to tourism only in recent years.
Nowhere else have we experienced such friendly and open people and such an interesting culture.
The whole country is full of temples and pagodas. If you were not there, you can not imagine that.
Traveling in the country is in most parts not so difficult. Everything that you need to know about your trip to Myanmar has been written down in our travelogues.
Packed with all the information about Myanmar, there are no more questions left and your journey to the land of pagodas can begin.
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All travel reports at a glance
Our blog articles
Since we have written a lot of articles about Myanmar, you will find here a compact overview of all contributions.
Our blog articles about Myanmar
Myanmar Tips: The best info for your trip to MyanmarContinue reading
Myanmar Money and travel costs: That's how much a trip to Myanmar costsContinue reading
Mandalay: Tips and Attractions in Mandalay and SurroundingsContinue reading
Bagan Tips: The perfect guide to the city of temples!Continue reading
Balloon ride over Bagan: review, comparison tipsContinue reading
Yangon: The secret capital of Myanmar! Our tips and sights!Continue reading
Myanmar Hoteltipps: All accommodations of our trip at a glanceContinue reading
Mrauk U: A sunken kingdom off the beaten trackContinue reading
The tattooed women of the Chin: A trip beyond moralityContinue reading
Mawlamyaing: Colonial charm on the banks of the Thanlwin RiverContinue reading
Travel Guide Myanmar Travel Literature: The Best Books About MyanmarContinue reading
Boat trip from Bagan to Mandalay: Our experiences aboard Pandaw CruisesContinue reading
The Golden Rock: A fast-paced ride to an extraordinary placeContinue reading
Bago: sights and tips for an underrated destinationContinue reading
Hpa-an: Impressive landscapes and caves. Our tips and sights!Continue reading
The best travel time for MyanmarContinue reading
Travel information for Myanmar at a glance
On the south side of the country extends the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
Myanmar, at 676,578 square kilometers, is almost twice as big as Germany.
Myanmar is home to about 52 million people.
Myanmar's capital is Naypyidaw (also written by Nay Pyi Taw). The city exists since the year 2002 and has been the capital since 2005.
Naypyidaw is a planned city that was merely set up to relocate the affairs of affairs of the former capital Yangon (also known as Yangon) away. There are currently just over 1 million people in Naypyidaw.
Myanmar's largest city is Yangon, home to over 5 million people, and over 7 million in the conurbation.
Myanmar is located in Myanmar Time (MMT). The time change to Germany is +5: 30 hours. There is no change to summer time.
At the moment there are no direct flights from Germany to Myanmar. There are 3 international airports in the country, with almost all visitors arriving in Yangon.
From Germany it takes about 13 to 16 hours by plane and a stopover.
The best and most popular travel time for Myanmar is between November and February. At this time, it is less humid and hot, and it also rains a lot less.
But if you want to avoid the high season, so the preseason offers, from mid-September. It may still rain for a few days, but you will get cheaper accommodation and it is not so crowded.
In Myanmar you pay with Myanmar Kyat (MMK). One euro equals 1,600 kyat.
To enter Myanmar, you need a valid passport that is valid for six months after your trip.
With this passport you have to apply for a visa for Myanmar before starting your journey - this is meanwhile also online. The Myanmar eVisa costs $ 50.
Alternatively, there is also the normal Myanmar tourist visa, which you can apply for at the Embassy in Berlin for 25 euros. A Myanmar visa is valid for 90 days, so you have to enter within the three months.