Myanmar already occupied many unique natural and activities experiences around the country. We have listed the best destinations, some tips and local Burmese culture highlight in this Top 10 Myanmar Experiences.
Enjoying the lifetime experience balloons ride with your beloved one in the early morning over thousands of temples pagodas and beautiful Ayeyarwaddy river is a must thing to do in the top 10 Myanmar travel experiences, The hot air balloon can land everywhere so try to guess with other, it’s absolutely fun. After landing, sip the champagne and enjoy the celebration.
U Bein Teak Bridge
You will feel the fresh air and amazing sight viewing while taking a walk of 1.2 km U Bein Bridge on Taungthaman Lake, Amarapura near Mandalay. you can also enjoy little boats and take a picture of U Bein Teak Bridge with flying birds is surely awesome. U Bein Teak Bridge is one of the tourist attraction places in Myanmar. Don’t forget to capture the bridge and people at a breathtaking sunset.
Live like locals in Yangon
Most of the people in Myanmar spend time in tea shops, drink “Lapae Yay” ( Myanmar tea), green tea and smoke cigarette and talking with friends at night. Sitting together with locals in teashops, spend three hours at Yangon circular train and trishaw. You can also Visit Sule Pagoda in the center of Yangon City and you can feel downtown lives in Myanmar.
Leave your jeans, shoes, socks and Wear Longyi in Pagodas
Men wear longyi and women wear htamain as a traditional proud dress in Myanmar. Most of the locals in Yangon are wearing longyi and htamain when they go to pray pagoda. So wearing tight and shorts are not allowed in the Shwedagon pagoda area.
Temple Hopping in Bagan
Bagan is one of the ancient capitals in Myanmar and over 2000 temples in the heritage site. Bagan is situated along the Ayeyawaddy riverside (the longest river in Myanmar), so you can feel the beauty of Ayeyawaddy. The bike borrowing is available and riding hot balloon can give you fabulous experiences. Awesome ancient pagodas and thousands of temples can show you the ancient cultures of Myanmar kingdom. The sunset of Bagan is so famous and Bagan becomes one of the world wonders.
Inle lake is one of the world most beautiful natural lakes in Shan state. You can see the people who are rowing their boats with legs and amazing water floating houses. Visiting Inthar villages, floating gardens, floating pagodas with a long tail boat. The souvenirs such as Blouses made of lotus, silk, sliver products are famous.
Golden Rock (Kyaik Htee Yoe Pagoda)
You must cross the 33 mountains to reach the pagoda and it is located in Kyaikhto city, Mon State. Hiking to golden rock may take 4-5 hours from the Kimpun base through beautiful streams, villages, local street vendors and some shops to rest to the way up to pagodas. Traveling with the truck will only take about 45 minutes to pagodas and be ready for your camera to take some shots. Many hotels and restaurants are available and can taste the Myanmar traditional food. If it’s too expensive to sleep overnight in the pagoda, there are some nice B&B and hotels in Kyaikhto city.
The National Landmark of Hpa an is Phar si and Zwekabain Mountain. Hpa An is the capital of Kayin state and has many beautiful and architectural caves in the state. Eating strange weird local soup called “Sate Chee Karr” with Myanmar beer like the strange taste and smelly, interesting. Walking along until the end of the famous Sadan Cave in Hpa an, enjoy a boat ride through under the cave on way back to the cave front. Learn more about Mountain bikes adventure tours in Hpa an.
Thanaka derived from Thanaka plants which can be only found in the tropical region of Myanmar. Myanmar people make Thanaka cream by abrading the Thanaka branch on the flat stone. Thanaka is the traditional type of makeup in Myanmar, with the sweet scent of nature. People use Thanaka to cool and protect skin from the hot sun. Thanaka is the natural makeup for Myanmar people, it gives many advantages. You will find interesting when looking at the girl with the bunny and Thanaka on the cheek. Golden land people use Golden Thanaka to obtain golden skin.
Myanmar food can be somewhat oily meals, traditional burmese snacks are a rich source of rice, sugar, coconut, and milk. We’re confident you’ll return from Myanmar having favored some truly tasty and memorable meals.