At rough guides, we understand that experienced travellers want to get truly offthebeatentrack. Bed icons indicate a guesthouse, hostel or hotel, the knife and fork is an eatery or bar and the fourway circular thingy marks sights, attractions and other points of interest. I was able to find some better quality topographic maps from the british published in 1962. Myanmar is bordered by bangladesh, india, china, laos and thailand. Travel map of myanmar with the areas and routes allowed and forbidden for tourists. The rough guide snapshot to myanmar burma is the essential travel guide to this intriguing and onceisolated country. It had poured rain for the last two hours and i had sat watching it and thinking about the brolly i had just lost. At train time i took a horse cart, the local means of transport, to the station.
More information about burma is available on the burma page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. Travel to or from myanmar by land border crossing is restricted to a limited number of crossings. Printable map of burma myanmar and info and links to burma myanmar facts, famous natives, landforms, latitude, longitude, maps, symbols, timeline and weather by. Burma relations the united states supports a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic burma that respects the human rights of all its people. The 10 best myanmar hotels where to stay in myanmar. Border crossings may close with little or no notice. Get the most uptodate information for myanmar related to myanmar travel visas, myanmar visa requirements and applications, embassy and consulate addresses, foreign relations information, travel advisories, entry and exit restrictions, and travel tips from the us state departments website. The official government of myanmar travel agent myanmar travels and tours, mtt, see map is next to the immanuel baptist church. Use the above map to find specific destinations in and around bagan which are listed on travelfish.
Burma myanmar map geography of burma myanmar map of. Myanmar maps for cities including, bagan, inle lake, mandalay, ngapali beach and yangon. The uk foreign and commonwealth office advises against all but essential travel to parts of rakhine, shan and kachin states. Travel planning services links marked with may earn a commission from any sale made. Although myanmar possesses great tourist potential and attractions in many fields, much of the industry remains to be developed. Burma myanmar maps perrycastaneda map collection ut. Goods travel primarily across the thai border where most illegal drugs are exported and along the irrawaddy river. Highways are normally unpaved, except in the major cities. Use the map below to find specific destinations in burma myanmar. It is considered the countrys cultural hub because it maintained the cultural legacy of the ancient burmese kingdoms. Books to read myanmar travel map second edition periplus maps full ebooks best seller.
Myanmar is bordered by bangladesh and india to its northwest, china to its northeast, laos and thailand to its east and southeast, and the andaman sea and the bay of bengal to its south and southwest. City map of downtown yangon, myanmar aka rangoon, burma. Download myanmar travel map fourth edition periplus travel maps. George orwell burmese daystaking you through the burma of the olden days, orwell beautifully depicts life in burma and how colonialism impacts a country. Burma remains a country in transition to democracy.
These guide books will give you a detailed insight of myanmars marvellous places to visit. I recommend this tour for everyone to experience the true beauty of myanmar. Here is the collection of books shared by many vistors by online and by post. We are a young team of professional travel consultants, licensed tour guides who have a mission to provide the best service for a private and group tour around myanmar. Interactive map of burma myanmar the independent travel. Myanmar burma travel guide often seen as a glimpse into southeast asia before it became touristy, myanmar burma hasnt quite made it into the standard backpacker loop yet. Relations with burma united states department of state. He and his wife, chris woolwinemoen, produced thousands of awardwinning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map. Get to the heart of myanmar and begin your journey now. Watch this official myanmar branding video just launched at the world economic forum in naypyitaw, 57 june 20. About myanmar travel essentials myanmar travel essentials. Be dazzled by buddhist architecture in yangon, explore bagans amazing plain of ancient temples, or hike to the floating gardens and markets of inle lake all with your trusted travel companion. In total there are nearly 80,000 precious stones and 3,154 gold bells here. The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web.
Myanmar travel agency myanmar lonely planet forum thorn. All you have to do is select the type of places youd like to include restaurants, museums, etc. Also, check out my recommended routes and tours, find useful information to travel safety, how to apply for evisa online, and more. Thanks getgs, its the map that the hotels give you when you arrive so great to be able to get it before you arrive to help with planning. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. To enter burma, you must have a valid passport with at least six months remaining validity and a valid visa. The 10 best hotel deals in myanmar updated apr 2020. No new covid19 cases were detected during the past 24 hours leading to myanmars new year day on april 17, the health ministry said in a statement. Moreover dps has tourist map of myanmar free copy and free download, myanmar guide map wall sheet poster. Its a new era for this extraordinary and complex land, where the landscape is scattered with gilded pagodas and the traditional ways of asia endure. Interactive map of burma myanmar, showing points of interest for first time and repeat visitors to the region. Check travel restrictions before booking and traveling to an accommodation. Get price alerts and deals so you can travel your way. For existing bookings, contact the property you booked or visit our help center for support in changing your reservation.
You should apply for your visa at a burmese embassy or consulate abroad before you arrive in burma. Get the free printable map of yangon printable tourist map or create your own tourist map. The world travel guide wtg is the flagship digital consumer brand within the columbus travel media portfolio. Myanmar burma travel guide places to visit in myanmar. If you have done so in recent history can you share your experience with their services both pro and con as well as the dates of your trip. Map of myanmar for your tours to many myanamar destinations such as yangon, mandalay, bagan, naypyidaw. Explore myanmar burma holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Jun 15, 2007 yangon myanmar or rangoon burma city map. Want more travel inspiration or tips on how to plan your trip. For so long off the tourist map, myanmar s recent tentative steps on the road to democracy have opened the door to a beautiful and beguiling destination. A comprehensive guide to the worlds best travel destinations, its print heritage stretches back more than 30 years, with the online portal reaching its 20year anniversary in 2019. Unit for setting up the tourism map, and a special thank you goes to art director karen vinalay. Travel costs, in general, are more expensive in myanmar than other countries in south east asia but its easy to hitchhike whilst backpacking myanmar if youre low on funds. Here you may download all myanmar travel information in 1 piece.
Its a new era for this extraordinary and complex land, where the landscape is scattered with gilded pagodas and the traditional ways of. Bagan, the ancient buddhist capital in central myanmar burma that thrived from 8500, is one of the most magnificent and inspiring sites in southeast. Myanmarburma maps printable maps of myanmarburma for. Map of myanmar and travel information about myanmar brought to you by lonely planet. Save your favorite travel ideas and see them on a map. Burma large color map world map world atlas atlas of. Myanmar s people and history is a glorious mishmash of settlers and invaders from all fronts. Myanmarburma travel guide temples of bagan approach guides. Pdf myanmar travel map download full pdf book download. Pdf download myanmar travel map fourth edition periplus travel maps download full ebook.
Sygic travel maps the worlds first map app tailored for travelers. General travel advisories from government advise against all but essential travel to parts of rakhine, shan, and kachin states. Federation, the myanmar tourist guide association, kayah rural. Pdf of the northern thailand chapter from lonely planets thailand guide.
This is unfortunate, mostly because the lack of tourists is not only a loss. Our tour guide helen was helpful, knowledgeable and organized. I scanned the map set of 15 townships of yangon plus the full city map at 3500. That little pink umbrella had been with me for years since i had bought it in laos. Apart from its sights such as mandalay hill, mahamuni paya and its craft shops and markets, the old capital can be used as a base for day trips to places. Thats why weve partnered with local experts to help you plan and book tailormade trips that are packed with personality and stimulating adventure at all levels of comfort.
The astounding buddhist architecture and deep jungles have only recently been within reach for most travellers. Railways are old and rudimentary, with few repairs since their construction in the late 19th century. Myanmar borders bangladesh, india, tibet, china, laos and thailand. John moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of. Only just emerging after decades of isolation, myanmar is the most unspoiled destination in southeast asia. Get to the heart of myanmar burma and begin your journey now. You will be asked to take off your shoes and socks. Travel guidebooks for the ultra curious, approach guides reveal a destinations essence by exploring a compelling aspect of its cultural heritage. Below is a tourist map of the downtown area around sule pagoda with its impressive colonial heritage buildings. The tour was an amazing way to discover myanmar and its people. Read more at austin bush southern myanmar, eastern myanmar, western myanmar. Each star icon marks a location covered on travelfish. The country, which had been under the rule of a military junta for decades, still suffers from the consequences of the initial travel boycott in 1996.
From the timewarped, colonialera townscape of former capital yangon to the deserted tropical beaches of the newly accessible far south, things are moving fast visit now before it all changes. If anyone has any other recommendations for agents in myanmar please let me know. I bought a set of maps from one of those hard working guys selling printed materials as you wait at stop lights or in traffic jams around yangon. Take a look at this video by lonely planet on myanmar. Myanmar map burma map myanmar officially the republic of the union of myanmar and also known as burma, is located in southeast asia. That is rapidly changing, however, with loosening visa regulations and a government slowly becoming more open and tolerant.
It had learned to look after itself and must also have had a charmed life because i had left it behind in cafes. Army map service, 19541971 this series includes all of burma. National geographic maps makes the worlds best wall maps, recreation maps, travel maps, atlases and globes for people to explore and understand the world. Tourism in myanmar also known as burma is a developing sector. Maps of the cities in myanmar click on the map to see larger view. When youre done, you can download your bagan travel guide to your phone or tablet, or print it as a pdf. Read about itineraries, activities, places to stay and travel essentials and get inspiration from the blog in the best guide to myanmar burma. The mon and the pyu are thought to have come from india, while the now dominant bamar migrated through tibet and, by 849, had founded a powerful kingdom centred on bagan. The 10 best bagan hotel deals apr 2020 tripadvisor. Are you thinking about travelling to myanmar burma.
We understand your travel plans may be affected by the coronavirus covid19. This is a living, practicing site, so the visitor should know some of the basic rules of visiting a buddhist temple in myanmar. Myanmar travel guide posted on february 22, 2016 by erin years ago, people would have hardly ever considered myanmar when listing off dream destinations, but since the country has opened itself up to the world, it has become more and more popular as a tourist destination. Admire shwedagon payas sheer size and mystical aura, visit the waterbound temples on inle lake, or float over bagans temple tops in a hotair balloon. Pdf map scans 15 individual townships in yangon, myanmar.
Currently, there is a lot of political turmoil and unrest in a few states regarding the persecution of the rohingya muslims. The government of burma controls travel to, from, and within burma. Mandalay map and area of mandalay located on the east bank of the irrawaddy river is mandalay, myanmar s second largest city. When youre done, you can download your myanmar travel guide to your phone or tablet, or print it as a pdf. Also use this detailed map to help you plan your trip. Yangon tourist map walking tour of downtown yangon city. Also, the number of visitors to burma is small compared to her neighbours outpaced by even laos. This set of yangon scans will be good enough to get you to the places you need to visit. Once a pariah state, myanmar previously known as burma is fast becoming the mustsee destination in southeast asia. Since november 2016, foreigners have not been allowed to travel to the muse shan stateruili china border crossing. See the best attraction in yangon printable tourist map. With democratic reforms during the 2010s, the countrys future is uncertain. Onethird of myanmars total perimeter of 1,930 km 1,200 miles forms an uninterrupted coastline along the bay of bengal and the andaman sea.1438 232 480 697 722 1225 924 832 1210 587 968 1000 33 137 1245 1106 1224 960 1160 77 607 850 1195 961 863 1496 820 328 974