Sule Pagoda

    The Sule Pagoda is an excellent landmark. It is said to be over 2,000 years old and contains a hair given by the Buddha to two Burmese merchants. Located on a roundabout in downtown Yangon. The golden pagoda is unusual in that its octagonal shape continues right up to the bell and inverted bowl. It is surrounded by small shops and all the familiar non-religious services such as of astrologists, palmists, and so on.

    Mandalay

    Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Burma. Located 445 miles north of Yangon on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River, the city has a population of one million, and is the capital of Mandalay Region.

    Agriculture

    The major agricultural product is rice, which covers about 60% of the country’s total cultivated land area. Rice accounts for 97% of total food grain production by weight. Through collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute 52 modern rice varieties were released in the country between 1966 and 1997, helping increase national rice production to 14 million tons in 1987 and to 19 million tons in 1996. By 1988, modern varieties were planted on half of the country’s ricelands, including 98 percent of the irrigated areas.

    U Bein Bridge

    U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar. The 1.2-kilometre (0.75 mi) bridge was built around 1850 and is believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world. Construction began when the capital of Ava Kingdom moved to Amarapura, and the bridge is named after the mayor who had it built. It is used as an important passageway for the local people and has also become a tourist attraction and therefore a significant source of income for souvenir sellers. It is particularly busy during July and August when the lake is at its highest.

    Bagan

    Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma. From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar.

    Ngapali Beach

    Ngapali Beach is a beach located 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhine State, Myanmar. It is the most famous beach in Myanmar and is a popular tourist destination. Myanmar’s political climate means that Ngapali is not as well publicized as other good beaches of Southeast Asia.

    Myanmar Lacquerware

    Yun-de is lacquerware in Myanmar, and the art is called Pan yun. The lacquer is the sap tapped from the varnish tree Melanorrhoea usitatissima or Thitsee that grows wild in the forests of Myanmar (formerly Burma). It is straw-coloured but turns black on exposure to air. When brushed in or coated on, it forms a hard glossy smooth surface resistant to a degree effects of exposure to moisture or heat.

    Lahpet, Burmese Tea Leaf Salad

    Lahpet, also spelled laphet is Burmese for fermented or pickled tea. Burma is one of very few countries where tea is eaten as well as drunk. Its pickled tea is unique in the region, and is not only regarded as the national delicacy but plays a significant role in Burmese society. Its place in the cuisine of Myanmar is reflected by the following popular expression: “Of all the fruit, the mango’s the best; of all the meat, the pork’s the best; and of all the leaves, lahpet’s the best”.

    hotels in Yangon

    Sedona

    Ideally situated close to US, Korea, Singapore Embassies and several UN agency houses, Sedona Hotel Yangon is a perfect spot for business travelers. Not only that, Sedona Hotel Yangon can be a great choice for leisure travelers as it is just across the historic Inya Lake, Residence of Noble Laureate Daw Aung San Kyi and Yangon Landmark, the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Guest can get fast access to the Airport and the highway to the capital city. The hotel offers over 350 modernly crafted rooms with full packed of recreational facilities and services. Its grand lobby, restaurants and banquet facilities are the venue for many ASEAN meetings, and the home away of many Heads of the States, when visiting Yangon.

    Park Royal

    You're in for an unforgetable experience at PARKROYAL Yangon, one of the best hotels in Myanmar, with superb location that puts you in the heart of the city's prized cultural attractions, including the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda and its heritage sites. The hotel also benefits from being only a 30-minute drive from Yangon International Airport. Explore Yangon, a charming melting pot of noble cultures, scenic attractions and ancient traditions, from our convenient location. Our helpful associates are pleased to point you towards the best local experiences. Whether you're here for work or leisure, you'll leave with happy memories of dynamic Myanmar hotel that pampers you with its superb hospitatlity and service.

    Trader

    Just 30 minutes from the international airport in Yangon, the modern Traders Hotel enjoys a prime location in the bustling business capital of Myanmar, with its colonial past blending with awe-inspiring pagodas, temples and monuments. It is close to key local attractions, such as the Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Market and Chinatown. With a blend of sophisticated elegance, international facilities and warm hospitality, Traders Hotel is further enhanced by Myanmar's distinctive and fascinating culture. To proceed with your reservation at Traders Hotel, please enter your dates of stay and submit our secure online booking form.

    hotels in Mandalay

    Rupar Mandalar

    Rupar Mandalar is a luxury boutique resort located in a quiet part of Mandalay City. It has six types of room suiting every need. The hotel facilities include: business centre, fitness centre, sauna & jacuzzi, free form swimming pool, lighted tennis court, bicycles for rent, spa, laundry service, room service and free wifi service.

    Hotel Red Canal

    Since opening in November 2006, The Hotel by the Red Canal has quietly established itself as Mandalay’s most affordable and value driven boutique hotel, with the discerning traveller in mind who seeks design, comfort, prime location and truly genuine service. Hotel owner and general manager, Mr Ashwin Kumar, leads a dedicated team of budding but passionate hoteliers to combine the very best elements of Myanmar grace and hospitality with the conveniences of today’s modern world (only hotel in Mandalay with in-room Internet connection and Wi-Fi access) to create a relaxed atmosphere within a friendly yet discrete environment.

    Mandalay Hill Resort

    Myanmar is like no other place on earth. Renowned as “The Golden Land” a name inspired by Marco Polo to describe the dramatic view of the gold-spired pagodas that can be found throughout the country. Mandalay, the former capital city of the Myanmar Kingdom, is a spectacular destination for historical and cultural travellers. Mandalay Hill Resort lies at the foot of Mandalay Hill with a panoramic view of a myriad of pagodas and faces the distinctive architecture of the Royal Palace and its beautiful moat. Your visit enhanced by the fun-loving hospitable people of Myanmar whose lives remain simple and relaxed will become treasured and timeless memories. Just one hour by air from Yangon and twenty minutes flight from Bagan, Mandalay lies within reach of some of most remarkable archaeological sites in the world that has inspired visitors to Myanmar for nearly a thousand years.

    hotels in Bagan

    Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort

    Bagan Thiripyistaya Sanctuary Resort is situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy, Myanmar’s river of history and legend. The Resort sprawls over 24 acres of landscaped gardens, which is home to mature tropical trees and flowering plants, as well as native birds and a number of small tame animals. Oriented towards the west, the Resort revels in panoramic river views, glorious sunsets and silver moonglow, and a pervading atmosphere of profound peace, warmth and comfort.

    Aye Yar River View Resort

    Situated between the famous among of ancient pagodas and Ayeyarwaddy river, Aye Yar River View Resort, international guests stay resort is an oasis of peace where the Ancient Monument Zone. Luxuriously appointed Ancient pagoda view rooms and the river view rooms, plush 10 acres tropical gardens completed with a scenic 300 meters riverfront.

    Aureum Palace Resort

    Acknowledged by many to be the best resort hotel in Myanmar, this sprawling property of 114 upscale rooms overlooks a breath-taking scene of Bagan’s pagoda-studded landscape across a lotus-dappled lake. The towering teak-pillared grand lobby and the restaurant lend regal splendor to its 72-room complex of villa-type super-deluxe accommodation, all of which are equipped with top-of-the-line amenities and equipment. The hotel is complete with an extensive spa facility, banquet facilities, a fully equipped fitness centre, a sauna, a nightclub, a business centre with broadband connection and a huge swimming pool which affords a stunning view of Bagan’s pagoda landscape. The hotel is poised to become a major player in not only the upscale but also the upper mid-range market with the addition of the 42-room deluxe complex to its room inventory.

    hotels in Inle Lake & Shan Plaeau

    Villa Inle Resort

    Villa Inle Resort & Spa, a brand new deluxe Hotel in Inle Lake the culture and Nation icon of Myanamar. Spread over more than 20 acres on the eastern fringe of Inle Lake near the village of Maing Tauk in Nyaung Shwe township. This boutique hotel features 16 secluded lakeside villas, with 52 by October 2013, and is the ideal choice for those seeking a unique experience, away from mass-market tourism.

    Inle Princess Resort

    Inle Princess Resort lies on the eastern bank of Inle Lake next to the Magyizin Village; the resort is surrounded by magnificent views of the blue mountain ranges and rice paddy fields. The architecture of Inle princess was drawn from the traditions and culture of the Shan and Intha people. Building started in November 1996 and the resort opened in October 1998. It’s an all time favorite by many of our clients due to friendly staff and good service.

    View Point Lodge

    ViewPoint Lodge is a brand new addition to the hotel base around Inle Lake. It sits on the edge of the canal leading to the magnificent Inle Lake in the colorful Southern Shan State village of Nyaung Shwe. The ViewPoint reflects the beauty of its name. The scenic surroundings include the canal leading to the lake on one side and rice paddies on the other, overlooking the highest mountains in the region. The Lodge is walking distance to the village of Nyaung Shwe, and is a 40-minute drive from Heho Airport and also 18-hole golf course.

    hotels in Ngapali Beach

    Sandoway Resort

    Nestled amongst coconut palms on the pristine beach of Ngapali Beach, in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar, this luxury resort consists of 57 villas and cottages, scattered throughout the 6 acres of 450 meters long-beach frontage and tropical gardens, most of them have ocean views. The resot is designed in traditional South East Asian elegance and is constructed with local materials with various hard woods, stone carvings and marbles.

    Amata Resort

    Amata Ngapali Beach Resort, stretch along shoreline of Ngapali Beach Myanmar. Myanmar most exclusive ngapali beach resort hotel stretches along the beautiful shoreline of Ngapali, which is a very pleasant beach resort natural and unspoilt – a place for peace and tranquility. Ngapali beach is one of the famous land for resort & The Amata Resort is a one of its kind resort located near the delightful Mya Pyin Village at Ngapali beach, Myanmar.

    Amara Ocean Resort

    The Amara Ocean Resort is located at the pristine beach of Ngapali, Burma´s most beautiful region of Indian Ocean coastline. Our guests enjoy the utmost privacy in our 28 Luxury Bungalows, built in traditional style, that are scattered among a wide palm grove. The views from each Bungalow of the Andaman Sea and the Rakhine Mountains will take your breath away.