Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, covers an area of 677,000 square kilometers - approximately the size of France and Great Britain combined. It shares borders with Thailand, Bangladesh, China, India and Laos. Myanmar has a population of some 50 million and is among the most ethnically mixed countries in Southeast Asia. Officially the Burmese government distinguishes 135 different ethnic groups. Each group has its own distinct customs, culture and dialect. The major ones are Burman, Shan, Karen, Mon, Kachin, Chin, Kayin, ..[Read More]
myanmar-explorer Arrive in Yangon, the hustling & bustling capital of Myanmar, the city today still maintains its colonial charm and gracious turn of the century old architecture. You will take a full day tour of wonderful pagodas including world famous Shwedagon Pagoda You will then fly to Bagan, situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River, which covers more than 17 square miles and more popularly known as the “city of four million pagodas”. Take a boat to Monywa, and enjoy .. [Read More]