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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Myanmar Deal Done!

Rough itinerary:

December
12: Fly to Yangon, then domestic flight to Sittwe, capital of Rakhine State, the ancient land of Arakan
12 - 17: Visit Mrauk U, ruins of the ancient capital city of Arakan, maybe plus a side trip to southern Chin State
17: Fly back to Yangon

Then join 3 friends on a tour to the classical sights of Myanmar plus the Karen State for the Karen New Year:
18 Yangon Arrival
19 Yangon - Bagan
20 Bagan
21 Bagan - Mandalay
22 Mandalay
23 Mandalay - Heho - Pindaya - Kalaw
24 After half-day trekking - proceed to Inle Lake
25 Inle Lake
26 Inle - Yangon - Mawlamyain via visit of Bago
27 Mawlamyaing - visit Karan New Year Festival in Hpa-An and return to Mawlamyaing via visits of caves
28 Mawlamyaing - drive to Golden Rock
29 Golden Rock - drive back to Yangon and departure by late afternoon flight

3 comments:

Rio said...

Wee Cheng,

I heard that visit some cities in Myanmar need some kind of travel permit from Myanmar Tourism Authorities, is it difficult to proceed ?

Rio said...

Dear Wee Cheng,

I heard that some cities in Myanmar need special travel permit that issued by Myanmar Tourism Authorities. Is it hard to proceed ?

Thanks,

Rio

Tan Wee Cheng said...

You need a local travel agent to that for you. Email the many Myanmar travel agents online.