5 experiences tourists should not miss out in Myanmar

Possessing more than 100 languages and cultures, Myanmar is beyond your imagination. Make sure you will not miss out these 5 things in the golden land

1. Explore the cities and towns by bike or on foot:

Lifestyle in Myanmar is comparatively slow, and this country is quite nostalgic with relics and historical sites dotted all around its cities and towns. So riding a bike or walking are highly recommended for tourists to totally immerse themselves in the indigenous beauty of this country. Besides, travelling slowly makes sure you can stop by any places on your way to explore further more; or to say hi to local children waving at you. Indochina tours Myanmar

Myanmar has a slow pace enjoying life

Myanmar has a slow pace enjoying life

2. Try on traditional costumes:

Myanmar men’s traditional costume will surprise you because it is a long cloth tightly wrapped around men’s belly. It is called longyi. Costume for women is quite similar but men knot longyi in front and women knot their tamain beside their belly. Unlike in other countries, in Myanmar people wear it in their daily life. Each ethnicity has their own colors and patterns so tourists have different choices for this special costume.

Foreigners are so amused by the traditional costumes of Burma

Foreigners are so amused by the traditional costumes of Burma

3. Thanaka – traditional “cosmetic”:

Thanaka is the traditional “cosmetic” powder used for cooling skin and protecting skin from strong sunlight. It is made out of Thanaka tree, which is grown all over the country. People mix the powder with water and apply on their face. Why not try this and take a selfie with local people for your friends to see how extraordinary your trip is? Myanmar travel tours

A small girl with thanaka on her smiley face

A small girl with thanaka on her smiley face

4. Shwedagon pagoda – the greatest religious site of the country:

This is the featured Buddhist temple in the golden land, which is a gold-leaf-gilded pagoda and is very sacred. This grand architecture stands out on the skyline of the city, amazes any tourists by its magnificence. If you want to acknowledge about Burmese culture, especially religion, you should not miss out Shwedagon pagoda, which owns many of this country’s historical and cultural values.

Shwedagon viewed from above

Shwedagon viewed from above

5. U Bein Bridge – The world’s longest teak wood bridge:

CNN commented that U Bein Bridge is the best place in the world to admire sunset. Spending time walking along that two-kilometer bridge will bring you once in a life time experiences. Indulge yourself in the slow pace of life here, watch local people and monks’ walking home at the end of the day and see how beautiful scenery around is, you will find your inner peace.

It is the best place in the world to admire sunset

It is the best place in the world to admire sunset

Myanmar is still the untouched world to many of us, which makes its visitors feel like they are the first one to set their feet on this golden land. Purity and inner peace are what you will have in your mind and soul after the trip. And all of these 5 not-to-miss experiences above are all included in our tours to the incredible Myanmar.

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