Destinations in Myanmar

Yangon
The Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon City
The City of Yangon was once the cleanest city in Asia, some even exaggerated as the Queen of the Cities. Singapore, in fact, was designed after studying how Yangon was built. more>>
Mandalay
The old fortress in Mandalay city
Mandalay is the historical old capital, a capital of Myanmar culture, Buddhist Sasana and Myanmar traditional arts and crafts, with the life span of one hundred and forty two years. more>>
Bagan
Old temples in Bagan city
The main tourist destination in Myanmar is Bagan, capital of the first Myanmar Empire; one of the richest archaeo-ogical sites in South-east Asia. more>>
Inle
Leg rowers from Inle Lake
Inle Lake is about 900 metres above sea-level and 22 km long and 10 km wide. Inle Lake, natural and unpolluted, is famous for its scenic beauty. more>>
Kyaikhtiyo
the Golden rock pagoda from Kyaikhtiyo
The Kyaikhtiyo pagoda is one of the most ancient and celebrated of all pagodas in Myanmar. It is situated in the vicinity of Kyaikhto township, Thaton district. more>>
Mrauk U
the old ruines of Mrauk U
A new tourist site, which is becoming increasingly more popular in recent years, is the old capital of Rakhine (Arakan) called Mrauk U. more>>
Accepted Payment

Before you leave

Ticket Confirmation

Make sure that you check your air ticket confirmation with respective airlines before you leave. Domestic, International and Offline air ticket centers are available in Yangon and can be communicated very easily. You can also check with your respective travel agents, so that they can arrange for your holiday in Myanmar as well as check up on your flight schedules.
For further information you can view in the Airline Offices.

Customs

Gems and jewelry purchased from authorized dealers (with vouchers) are allowed to be taken out. But antiques are not allowed to be taken out of the country.

The following items are illegal to take out of the country:

  • Prehistoric implements and artifacts
  • Fossils
  • Old coins
  • Inscribed stones
  • Historical documents

Airport Tax

The airport tax is US $10 for international passengers, payable in FEC (Foreign Exchange Certificates). There is no airport tax on domestic flights.

Duty Free Shopping

Duty Free shopping facilities are available in both the Departure and Arrival Halls of Yangon International Airport.

Bank

If you have any bank transactions to make before leaving, here are some of the local and international bank listings.

Local Banks

First Private Bank Ltd.

619-621, cor of Bo Soon Pat St & Merchant St, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 251747, 252412, Fax : 250148, 247320

KBZ Bank Ltd.

 Blg B, Rm-01, 06, 07 Lanmadaw St, Lanmadaw Plaza, Lanmadaw Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 212763

Myanmar Oriental Bank  (M.O.B)
166-168, Pansodan St, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 246594-96, Fax : 251845

Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank

80-86, Maha Bandoola Garden St, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 284911, Fax : 289585

Yoma Bank Ltd

380, Rm-3, FMI Center, Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 240400, 240365

International Banks

Standard Chatered Bank FMI Centre
380, Bogyoke Aung San Rd,  Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
Tel: 240260, 240400, Fax : 240261 

Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Corporation
(Yangon Representative Office)
Rm-717-718, Traders Hotel, No. 233, Sule Pagoda Rd, Pabedan Tsp, Yangon
Tel : 242929 ext 7718, Fax : 381227

 

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