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Best way of entering Burma?

over 10 years ago about Myanmar

Do most people enter via Thailand, or is it possible to fly in to the capital?

Asked by Ian C via Site_iconTravellr.com

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    The quickest and easiest way to enter Myanmar is flying into Yangon. Of course you can cross from Thailand (by land) at a few border check-points however your access is limited to a few days (I think no more than 2 days) and distance for travel (you essentially enter a 'tourism zone' that you cannot travel outside of). Remember - while the Burmese are exceptionally welcoming and friendly, the government still doesn't want foreigners wandering aimlessly across the countryside.

    For a true taste of Myanmar (well.. as much as the Junta will currently allow) I recommend flying into the capital then jumping on an internal carrier (there are some 4 or 5 internal airlines offering services at good rates) and heading to other cities/ towns such as Mandalay and Bagan. You can always hire a taxi (complete with driver and guide) for only a few $$$ a day and they will take you pretty much anywhere you could want to go. over 10 years ago

    Answered by PlaneTraveler via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    The best way is to take the flights.
    There are various flight routes that you can take to Myanmar:
    Bangkok - yangon
    Singapore - Yangon
    Kuala Lumpur - Yangon
    Hanoi - Yangon
    Ho Chi Minh city - Yangon
    Siem Reap - Yangon
    Chiang Mai - Yangon
    Guang Zhou - Yangon
    Kun Ming - Yangon
    about 9 years ago

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