- Htwe Oo Myanmar Traditional Puppet home
- Visit an Elephant Camp, an excellent example of eco-tourism in Myanmar, Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp is an ecological project to take care of retired elephants that used to work in the timber business.
- Inle Lake Kayaking Experience. Paddle south through tranquil stilt villages and floating tomato gardens, all against a backdrop of the beautiful Shan Mountain
- Dinner at the Le Planteur, Pre-dinner lecture on “The Political Climate Change in Myanmar” by Dr. Khin Zaw Win (politically active since the foundation of NLD in 1988). Khin Zaw Win is currently the Director of the Tampadipa Institute, working on policy advocacy and capacity building since 2006
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Rest and Relax in Nagapali
Settle in to Ngapali, Myanmar’s premier beach resort with a pristine, palm-fringed, white sand beach and crystal-clear waters. It’s the perfect place to unwind after time spent exploring the cultural heartland of the country. Set in Rakhaing state and facing the Bay of Bengal, Ngapali retains its fishing-village roots – a benefit you’ll quickly realize as you indulge in fresh and delicious local seafood. You may explore the rural fishing village where locals bring in the catch of the day or take a snorkeling trip to nearby Pearl Island.
Purchase beautiful souvenirs and contribute to a good cause at the same time. Hla Day, a not for profit shop that was established to help independent local artisans build strong and profitable craft businesses.
The Sanon Training Restaurant is operated by the MYDI (Myanmar Youth Development Institute). MYDI conducts Sanon as a non-profit social enterprise organization in Bagan. Their goal is to empower a generation of young people to become Myanmar’s industry leaders in hospitality and tourism.
Spend the morning touring this stellar example of eco-tourism in Myanmar, an ecological project designed to care for retired elephants that used to work in the timber business. Help the camp staff bathe and feed the elephants and connect with these gentle giants.
To enter Myanmar, you must have a valid passport with at least six months remaining validity and a valid visa. You should apply for your visa at a Myanmar embassy or consulate abroad before you arrive in Myanmar.
Myanmar has a monsoon climate with three main seasons. The hottest period is between February and May, when there is little or no rain and temperatures can rise above 40°C (104°F). The rainy season is generally from May to October, giving way to dry, cooler weather from October to February.
Myanmar is a suitable destination for the whole family.
Myanmar's festivals, such as Thingyan in mid-April with its throwing of water, and Taunggyi's fire-balloon festival in October or November, can be a lot of fun. Ask us about other festival you should not miss!