Destinations

Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine (or Moulmein )is the capital of the Mon State in the Union of Myanmar. It is also the third largest city in the country, after Yangon and Mandalay. It has a population of about 240,000. Mawlamyine is an ancient Mon town. The name according to the legend comes from Mot-Mua-Lum, meaning “one eye destroyed”… Read more »

Nay Pyi Taw

Nay Pyi Taw

Nay Pyi Taw is the administrative capital of the Union of Myanmar. Centrally located, it is 391 km from Yangon and 302 km from Mandalay, being easily accessible from all parts of the Union. The environs of Nay Pyi Taw comprise (8) townships viz. Zeyar Thiri, Pohbba Thiri, Uttara Thiri, Zabu Thiri, Dekina Thiri, Pyinmana,… Read more »

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Kyaing Tong

Being endowed with colorful ethnic tribes and their costumes, various handicrafts, and scenic landscape of the nearby area, interesting town of Kyaing Tong lies near the Thai border. The famous “Padaung” tribe – with their distinguished women wearing bronze spiral rings around their necks. Visitors can observe the ways of living, different traditions and customs… Read more »

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Tachileik

Located on the Myanmar – Thai border in the eastern Shan State, is being upgraded as a gateway to the heart of the Golden Triangle. The Friendship Bridge across the small Mae Sai stream links Tachileik with the northern Thai border town of Mae Sai. The area is currently being developed for tourism and cross-border… Read more »