Temples of Bagan, Myanmar

Myanmar Travel Guide

If you’re looking for a country relatively-untouched by tourism, with stunning landscapes, fascinating culture, and welcoming people, then Myanmar could be the place for you.

Chaung Tha Beach, Myanmar

What? Beaches in Myanmar?

Beaches are not what you first think of when you think of Myanmar. But it’s got a coastline with plenty of beautiful and relatively uncrowded spots.

Local market around Inle Lake at Myanmar

Inle Lake’s local market

Slightly away from the tourist crowds of Inle Lake is the local market, about an hour’s bicycle ride from Nyaungshwe. It’s where the lake and the land meet.

Inle Lake, Tourism in Myanmar

The lake swamped with tourism

Inle Lake is one of the most beautiful places in Myanmar – for the nature as well as the communities. But it’s becoming corrupted by commercialisation.

Trekking from Hsipaw, Shan State trekking, Myanmar

Smiling village faces of Shan State

The only way to truly experience Myanmar is to get off the tourist trail of ‘the big four’. One of the best places to see rural life is around Hsipaw.