Myanmar

Myanmar

Myanmar, former Birmania, is a country between the highlands of the Himalaya and de plains of southeast Asia. Located on the Bay of Bengal, it’s surrounded by India from the East, by China from the North and by Laos and Thailand from the Southwest. The harsh military dictatorship the country suffered for decades has led the country very impermeable to foreign tourism, but step by step, and with the arrival of democracy to the country, the impermeability is dissolving itself to offer the visitor all the natural and cultural wonders this country has. Myanmar is a country that inspires peacefulness and its people are always hospitable and being welcome to foreigners

Ethnic minorities

The ethnics that habit all across the whole country are centenarians. The thing that catches the eye the most to visitors is the clothing and garment accesories that women of every ethnic group wear, like motley colored garments, complex hairstyles and a large variety of head, neck and ears ornaments. In our tours we organize trekkings in which we will visit some some of this settlements and we will learn more about the traditions of some of this quirky ethnic communities.

Climate

Myanmar has a monsoon dominated climate. The rainy season starts on the end of May and lasts until the end of September. The temperatures are always warm but rainfalls, although abundant, usually occur during the central hours of the evening. Every season is a good one to visit this country, but in the summertime there are specially some places worth visiting, like the west coast beaches, Mergui archipelago, Putao highlands or the Burmese Himalaya.

Places to visit

Yangon: The country’s capital, with 5 million inhabbitants, is the front door of Myanmar. It offers a different approach of Asia from that of other southern Asia great capitals. It’s got broad wooded avenues, great urban planning and colonial style buildings. In the upper part of the city the temple complex and the golden Swedagon’s pagoda, the city icon, stand out.

Bagan: Doubtless one of the most spectacular arquitechtonic complexes of Asia. Over 13.000 temples, pagodas and structures big and small were built over a vast plain. Riding a bike through them is a experience you will never forget.

Mount Popa: 45 kilometers from Bagan lies this mystical place. Hundreds of pilgrims travel to the top of this volcanic mountain to visit the temples located there.

Mandalay: The city of the last Birmania kings, famous for its handicrafts and articles made of gold, bronze and cotton silk. You can’t leave without visiting the palace, built in 1857.

Kalaw: Beautiful scenery place, offers great oportunity for trekking to the visitor including visiting villages, buddhist monasteries and routes through the heart of the country.

Lagke Inle: The most popular lake in the country has settlements on its shore whose inhabbitants trade on the waters of the lake.

 

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