Is Myanmar Safe For Travel? And Does It Worth a Visit

There are many arguments about Myanmar’s safety lately. Some people still love the beauty of the country but some reject to come. The questions like "Is Myanmar safe for travel?”, “How safe it is?”, "Does Myanmar worth a visit?” start appearing causing a big concern among travelers. The article below will clear up the myth and reveal things that make Myanmar a country worth to visit.

First of all, you should keep in mind that ethnic conflict does not have adverse influences to other tourist attractions in Myanmar. To any national matter with internality, Burmese government is trying to cope with in private and not to affect to foreign tourists as well as tourism services. Under protection of government, other tourist destinations are still extremely safe. You will never be the target or affected by any accidents and will always be warmly welcomed with open arms and broad smiles of the local people.

Second, there is one thing that we cannot deny that Myanmar is truly stunning and incredible country. One of the most notable impressive sites that draw traveler’s attention to tour Myanmar is that Myanmar remains the most Asian remarkable destinations due to its distinctive geographical characteristics and location. 

Myanmar has border with India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and China to its north and northeast is the largest country in Southeast Asia. Majority of the country lies between the northern tropic and the equator and in the monsoon region of Asia.

Thanks to these geographical characteristics, Myanmar has variety of ecosystem including tropical forests or especially teak which has high economic value to Myanmar. The other plants in this country include mangrove, bamboo, coconut, palm, ironwood, rubber and so on. 

In addition, Myanmar is also the home to many wild animals especially rare and endangered ones such as tiger, leopard, rhino, parrot, elephant and so on. Blessed with many beautiful beaches, islands, gorgeous and unspoiled landscapes and plentiful natural resources, Myanmar becomes one of the most ideal destinations in any wish list. To consider it from unbiased angle, it will be a great pity if you ignore the country with has a lot of tourism’s potential. It is believed to be promising land for tourists who love pristine beauty and want to study about nature.

Moreover, how can you have the heart to miss pristine beauty of attractions in Myanmar? There are 6 notable famous destinations you should not missing visiting. They are Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake, Ngapali Beach and Mergui Archipelago.

Yangon is the perfect combination of tradition, culture and modernity that makes it become must go place in Burma. With stunning lakes, incredible pagodas, natural parks and lush tropical trees that is why Yangon is also called “The Garden City of the East”.

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Come to Yangon, you don’t want to miss contemplating Shwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Kandawgyi Lake, purchasing some local products in Bogyoke Aung San Market or enjoy the nightlife and tasty street food at China Town.

Bagan is one of the most wonderful attractions which is well known as stunning temples, Ancient stupas and beautiful hot air balloons in Myanmar. 

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In Bagan, you can take boat trip on Irrawaddy River, sipping cocktails and watching sunset, visit some famous pagodas or temples like Ananda Temple, Shwesandaw Pagoda or Sulamani Temple and enjoy special street food in the local market.

Mandalay with many ancient Buddha pagodas, many marvelous religious structures and buildings which are all over the city, visitors can pay a visit to temples or stupas in Mandalay including Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw Pagoda and the World’s Largest Book.

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 Come to Inle Lake, you will have opportunity to explore Inle waterways by taking a boat trip. Enjoy the peaceful and serenity of the lake is absolutely interesting experience you have to try. Besides, the unique one-legged rowing method of the local fishermen is the incredible and iconic scene has to be seen when you visit Inle. 

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It is also the good place to learn about the Burmese’s culture and lifestyle as there are many tribes living in Inle. 

You will be lured in this lovely Ngapali beach by it pristine and natural beauty. Lying on white sands under coconut palms and wallowing in tranquil and turquoise water will make your soul and body relieved.

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Besides, you can also visit some fishing villages nearby, study about their lifestyle and enjoy delicious local food. 

Mergui Archipelago is well known for its serene and unspoiled beauty and Islands as well as nearby seas are alive with an incredible diversity of flora & fauna, pristine beaches, amazing underwater scenes and marine life., luxuriant jungle, ancient mangrove forests and significant sea caves, it is definitely heaven on Earth worth exploring.

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Furthermore, you also have chance to take part in some interesting activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, jungle trekking or meeting the Moken – sea gypsies.

Finally, since tourism is one of the most important sources of Myanmar national income, avoiding paying a visit to it will affect to not only national economy but also native people depending on tourism dollars for their living. 

Myanmar totally worthy of being explored and visited by any tourists. Just because of a little imperfect aspect doesn’t mean you ignore to love them.

Therefore, why not link up with a reliable travel agency like Myanmar River Cruises today and make reservations for your next vacation in Myanmar. Choosing a reliable travel agency solves all problems and gives clarity on rumors about Myanmar. Your safety is guaranteed, and if you have made a reservation, don’t cancel it, you are safe and Myanmar is safe and will always be safe!

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