Trekking tours in Myanmar usually take
place in the hill regions in the upper part of the
In Myanmar, we have so many trekking sides with beautiful natural sense. Visitors will be able to bird watching while trekking.
Train expeditions in Myanmar are unforgettable
events. The beautiful scenes and natural
views from the train window can show you
the unchanged lifestyle from years. You will encounter
the green paddy fields, mountain
ranges, the blue sky, the nature and its people.
During the Japanese occupation in Myanmar,
a number of gauge engines from Japan were
adjusted to run in Myanmar. More of the additional
machines were brought with the allied
forces. Still the pre-war designed trains can still
be found in Myanmar. There are steam locomotives
which are getting extinct in the world
There are trips which take about 14 days traveling from Yangon. The destination plans starts from Yangon and crosses Thazi, Mandalay, Lashio and Bagan. There are also trips from Yangon to Namtu and then up from Namtu to Nashai, Namyao. Then back from Nashai to Lashio in coach. The cute locomotives running the trips are Kerr Stuart "Huxley" class 0-4-2T No. 13, Bagnall-built 2-6-2 No. 42, which use for shunting at Namyao. Two more of the Huxley class, No 34 and 40 are preserved in Namtu yard for shorter routes.
Myanmar has a great coastal region in the
west and the south connected to the Andaman
Sea. Diving in the seas of Myanmar would dive
you a great experience and joy for your holi-
There are Diving Trips arranged by many Myanmar Tour agents. They provide profes- sional dive master, dive instructors, snorkel- ing sets and dive equipments for observing the deep water lives, varieties of sea fishes and coral reef of Myanmar.
The cruises from Yangon to Pathein take
about 18 hours. There is time adverse and
uncertain to the river, weather and local conditions.
The cruises are arranged by Myanmar
The cruises leave at Gawwin Jetty in Mandalay and travel downstream to reach Bagan. On the way to its destination passes Mingun and Sagaing. The cruises travel on the Mighty Ayeyarwaddy. Travelling through the Chindwin River is also another amazing experience in Myanmar. The journey starts from Mandalay and ends at Bagan.
Rafting and river expeditions trips in
Myanmar are available with some of the tour
operators. The Nam Lang River expedition
combines the thrill of Class 3 and 4 white-water
through thickly forested canyons, with a
closer insight into a people and way of life unchanged
for centuries. The Nam Lang River is
without a doubt one of the most exciting journeys
you can undertake in Myanmar.
The Malikha River expeditions combines a scenic river gorge cruise with a visit to the picturesque village of Manchanbaw. From there we venture downstream by long tail boat onto the Malikha River through forested hills and past white river beaches, where villagers may often be seen panning for gold.
Myanmar is a land with different people and different religions. About 90% of the people in Myanmar are Buddhists. Many Vipassana Meditation Centers based on Buddha’s teaching are widely taught throughout the country. Vipassana meditation in Myanmar is taught during ten-day residential courses. This period has been found to be the minimum requirement for new students to understand the technique and its benefits through their own experience. Here is some information on the Meditation Centres so that one can plan the Meditation trips in Myanmar.
A golf playing purpose can be counted as tour-package for people who wish to play golf as a recreation. This special tour is specialized for golf lovers. Golfing at one place or at all the resorts is possible. Your tour operator can arrange the golfing tour for you before or after arriving Yangon.
Myanmar is rich in nature and resources.
The Ministry of Forestry has also being promoting
ecotourism together with The Ministry
of Hotel and Tourism. The elephant is not only
of great cultural and historical significance in
Myanmar, but is also of major economic importance
in the country's timber industry.
There were 4,075 elephants in timber harvesting operations in the Union of Myanmar in 1999-2000. The elephants of Myanmar are providing an invaluable service to the country not merely by supporting the national economy but, more importantly, by conserving the environment. It is universally accepted that animal skidding is the most environmentally friendly method of logging. Elephant skidding will continue to play a vital role in the timber operations of Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) for the foreseeable future, particularly in the many mountainous and swamp areas of Myanmar's forests.
Bicycling in Myanmar blends adventure
and the time to taste the cultural heritage of
the country. This type of trip is planned for
thoses who are ready to experience fun, active,
safe, scenic and carefree vacation. Tourists
get to explore the places where they reach,
the way of lives of those places, the history,
the cultivation and more. Bicycling destinations
are usually Taunggyi, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle
Lake, river crossing and mountain crossing.
Bicycle tours provide visitors the best possible opportunity to intimately experience the country in a physically active journey yet a relaxing way. It is with a bicycle the cultural-diversity & natural-prism of Myanmar's reality can only be enjoyed.
Your cycling round Myanmar will cut through quiet back-roads between rice fields, temples, and scenic countryside. Passing through many small villages, you will find the people curious, friendly and polite. We will share the road with ox carts, other cyclists, and excited children. Most rides are on country lanes with almost lack of traffic.
The transportation, accommodation and bicycling necessaries are arranged and plan by the tour operator that you’ve contacted. Detail plans can be discuss together with them. We are sure that you will enjoy the ride.
Myanmar has the ancient city Bagan in
the middle plains of the country. Visitors from
all over the world have been always excited to
view the “finest sights” of the world which include
the city of Bagan. Now, international and
local tourists can have the inspiration of viewing
the sights of Bagan from a hot air balloon.
The Balloon flights usually take place early in the morning. At sunrise and before sunset is the best time for the viewers to go up. The flight usually takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour. From the Balloon one can see the most magnificent monuments and the unforgettable scenes in Bagan. Balloons over Bagan is a private Myanmar company that is committed to the preservation of Bagan and its environment. A contribution from each flight will be donated to community programs that directly benefit the local population. Balloons over Bagan operates from October through until the end of March with a total capacity of 40 passengers per day. Published prices are USD 300 per person but you can contact your tour operator for discounts.