Bagan and around
Bagan and around
Ngwe Saung, named by the name of village near the beach, is located in Ayeyarwaddy Division, Pathein Distric. It is long more than 11 miles. Most of the native people are Rakhine Race. Water is transperatly clear and it can see clearly until the floor of sea at the depth of 10-15ft. It is on the western coast of Myanmar on the Bay of Bengal, west of Yangon and a bit south of Ngapali Beach. It has become popular with tourists in just the last one or two decades and the quality of the beach, sand and water is comparable to Ngapali Beach. More hotels are blooming and some are under construction.
Hpa-an and Around
Hpa-An- The Capital of Kayin State (299 Km from Yangon by car) homeland of the Karen people, Hpa-An is an energetic, friendly town on the banks of the Thanlwin River. The main attractions though are scattered around the beautiful surrounding countryside, making this is an ideal area for relaxed touring.
Inle and around
Kan Pat Lat
Mandalay and around
Mawlamyine and around
Pyay and around
Pyay was formerly known as Prome, located on the Ayeyarwady River and is 160 miles northwest of Yangon travelling along a well-maintained highway by car. The name “Pyi” means “country” in Burmese, and refers to the ruins of the Pyu Capital of Sri Ksetra (Thaye-khittra), which is located 5 miles to the southest of modern Pyay and is in the village of Hmawa. Several trains run daily from Yangon on the first railway line built in Myanmar in 1877. In the last few years the railway branch lines have been extended north towards Bagan. It is a city halfway between Yangon and Bagan. Visitors can stop over in Pyay and travel on to Bagan and Mandalay.
Yangon is the main gateway to Myanmar and the former Capital of Myanmar. It was named by King Alaung Phaya (U Aung Zeya) after he had conquered Dagon in 17th century. It was known as Capital since January 4th, 1948 (Independent Day of Myanmar). Though Nay Pyi Taw becomes the Capital of Myanmar, it still remains as a commercial city. It was founded by King Alaung Phaya on the side of a small village like town called Dagon when he conquered lower Myanmar in 1755. The name of Yangon is "End of enmity and danger". City has beautiful Lakes; Kandawgyi Lake and Inya Lake, one of the world's largest gold gilt sputa - Shwedagon Pagoda, Parks with trees aged more than 3 or 4 decades such as Hlawgar Park.