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Chaung Tha And Ngwe Saung: Two Charming Beaches Near Yangon

A lot of travelers ask, “Do Yangon have beaches?”, or “Is there any Yangon beach?” I can answer that although Yangon Region is bordered by the Gulf of Martaban to the south, it does not any tourist beach; instead, there are several commercial beaches here. However, if you want to know some of beautiful Myanmar beaches near Yangon, we will recommend Chaung Tha beach and Ngwe Saung beach.Ngwe Saung beachNgwe Saung beach is located in the Irrawaddy region of Myanmar. In Burmese language, Ngwe Saung means “sliver”, so Ngwe Saung beach is also called Sliver beach. The beach consisting of 15 kilometers of white sand and blue sea, bordered by tall, green palms swaying in the breeze is a wonderful relaxation spot. Compared to the more developed Ngapali beach, Ngwe Saung beach has fewer luxury hotels and resorts and also less touristy; however, this makes it more tranquil and peaceful.
Ngwe Saung beach is also an ideal place for fantastic seafood as well as beach and sea sports. It hosted the …

Resort In Mandalay: What Is The Good Choice or You?

Mandalay, the second largest city and the former royal capital of Myanmar, is one of four “classic” destinations in Myanmar (besides Yangon, Bagan, and Inle Lake). The city and its outskirts are full of attractions and sights such as the Royal Palace Monastery, Mandalay Hill, Mahamuni Pagoda and U Bein Bridge. As the main tourist center, Mandalay offers a variety of housing supplies. However, if you really want to find the accommodations not only to stay but also relax and enjoy life with best perfect services, a resort in Mandalay may be a good choice. Here we recommend you several options.Mandalay Hill Resort – the best Mandalay resortSituated at the foot of Mandalay Hill, the resort offers a panoramic view of a myriad of pagodas and faces the distinctive architecture of the Royal Palace and its beautiful moat. From the resort, you can easily reach splendid ancient pagodas or take a mountain tour on the Mandalay Hill and discover mysterious treasures there.
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Yangon River Cruise: Another View About Yangon

If you want to enjoy a new feeling of Yangon tourism, a cruise to release yourself floating among the dreamlike river may be the best choice. Taking a Yangon river cruise, you will have a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the peaceful daily life of Myanmar people, exploring the pristine beauty along the shores and contemplate the sunset looking itself on the river surface of the golden city. In addition, the perfect services on the cruises we recommend below will certainly give you the best experience.RV Mya Ponnami CruiseA Yangon river cruise gives memorable experiences for all young, middle-aged and old people and if you like a comfortable and leisurely tour, you can refer RV Mya Ponnami (Emerald Moon), which is a Singapore-made boat at a good standard and has a reasonable price for the fare, bed, and boat.Morning cruise on Yangon RiverDuration: 2 hours (8:15 – 10:15)
During the morning Yangon river cruise, you will admire the cheerful beauty of Yangon River and activities on…

The Best Restaurants In Yangon

Yangon is the city of not only splendid gilded temples and pagodas, fresh green parks, busy markets and a myriad of other interesting things but also a rich cuisine culture. The Yangon cuisine is the perfect combination between the quintessence of Thai, Chinese and Indian cuisines with the master cooking art of locals peoples. Here we recommend the best restaurants in Yangon where you may have unforgettable cuisine experiences.Shwe Sa BweLocated in a beautifully decorated mansion, this is one of the best Yangon restaurants for the price. It’s interesting that the restaurant is also a catering training school whose graduates work at the best hotels and restaurants in Yangon. You can choose from set meals of two or three dishes.
The restaurant-school was established by a French person named Francois and has an intake of 22 students per year. Training comprises both front-of-house and kitchen skills under the supervision of French chefs. Before your meal, you can take a tour of the premi…

Myanmar Travel: Places To Visit In Yangon

Yangon is one of 4 most important tourist centers in Myanmar (besides Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake). Many international travelers choose the Myanmar’s largest city as the first stop in their Myanmar tour (the Yangon International Airport is the main gateway to the world of Myanmar). A several-day stay in the city will be a great opportunity to exploring the colorful cosmopolitan city. The following are places to visit in Yangon we recommend for you.1. Shwedagon PagodaBeing the most sacred Buddhist shrine in Myanmar, Shwedagon Pagoda is always the first name to call in the list of places to visit in Yangon. Locals claim that the pagoda is more than 2,600 years old, which means it’s one of the most ancient pagodas in the Golden Pagoda Country. The main stupa is 99 meters high, adorned with 27 metric tons of gold leaf, along with thousands of diamonds and other gems. The supreme sacredness of the pagoda has created by the belief that it houses eight hairs of the Gautama Buddha as well a…

Top 5 Things To See In Yangon

Yangon, the former capital and largest city of Myanmar, attracts visitors by its majestic pagodas, lush green parks, bustling markets and delicious dishes. Among various tourist attractions and sights of the city, here we suggest top five things to see in Yangon.1. Shwedagon PagodaBeing the jewel of Yangon and the pride of Myanmar people, the pagoda is always ranked first in the list of things to see in Yangon. Standing out by the main stupa which is 99 meters high, Shwedagon Pagoda can be seen from every corner of the city. It’s amazing that it is covered by 30 tons of gold and thousands of diamonds as well as other types of gems. No one can say exactly how old then pagoda is. Local people believed that it’s more than 2,600 years old while scientists estimate it was built 1,000-1,500 years ago. The pagoda is the most sacred shrine in Myanmar; it’s said to house four sacred treasures of Buddhism, such as the stem of Kakusandha Buddha, the water filter and a piece of cloth of Kassapa B…

Things To Do In Yangon Myanmar

You will have a multitude of things to do in Yangon Myanmar, the largest city and former capital of the Golden Pagoda Country. The city of Yangon is full of colors, energy, hospitability and impressive attractions. Besides common tourist activities in the city such as visiting Shwedagon Pagoda and Sule Pagoda, buying souvenirs at Bogyoke Aung San Market and enjoying cuisine in China, we recommend above other things to do in Yangon.1. Night market at Maha Bandula roadLocated on the main road leading to the Sule Pagoda, the night market full of noises and smells may not attract you at first sight. However, if you like a night like and are interested in Burmese street food, a visit to the market will be one of the best things to do in Yangon at night. Here you can eat local food, drink traditional Burmese beer (called Myanmar) and even try fried insects!2. Yangon Circular Railroad RideTrains are a common means of public transportation throughout Myanmar. The Yangon Circular Railroad stop…