• Buddhist novices in pagoda, Myanmar

    Buddhist novices in pagoda, Myanmar

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  • Bagan temples, Myanmar / Burma

    Bagan temples, Myanmar / Burma

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  • Traditional fishing, Myanmar / Burma

    Traditional fishing, Myanmar / Burma

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  • Tant Kyi Taung pagoda, near Bagan, Burma / Myanmar

    Tant Kyi Taung pagoda, near Bagan, Burma / Myanmar

    © GQMarks

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Holidays in Myanmar

Explore the temples, pagodas and monasteries, lakes and hills of this little-visited country

Tailor-made holidays & tours in Myanmar

Rudyard Kipling described Burma as ‘quite unlike any place you know about’ and that still rings true today. Few people beyond its borders know the country well. Take a tailor-made holiday or perhaps a river cruise on the Irrawaddy to explore this fascinating country.

Everything about this trip was first class. Myanmar is a wonderful place to visit and I would recommend it to anyone looking to visit a beautiful and fantastically diverse, undiscovered country.

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Inspiring things to do in Myanmar

You probably expect to visit a lot of temples and monasteries, but you might be surprised to learn about the country’s good beaches and be interested in the cuisine. Myanmar is a delight to discover.

When to go to Myanmar

It is generally agreed that the best time to visit Burma is from about November to February as these are the drier months and it's not too hot either. Read on for more details about Myanmar’s tropical climate with three seasons.

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Monks on bridge at sunset, Burma/Myanmar © Shutterstock
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Facts and information

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Flight time

There are no direct flights from the UK to Yangon (Rangoon). The flight time is at least 14 hours.

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Language

The official language is Myanmar (Burmese). English is widely spoken in major tourist destinations.

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Time

GMT + 6hrs 30mins

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Visas

At least 6 months from the end of your trip, and with plenty of room for entry and exit stamps. A visa is required for British travellers and most nationalities.

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Health

Yellow fever vaccination is compulsory. Recommended vaccinations include diptheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, tetanus, cholera & typhoid. Malaria prophylactics recommended for some parts of Burma.