Travel tips

Currency

The Myanmar local currency is called “Kyat” , and there are a wide range of denomination banknotes issued – K5000, K1000, K500, K200, K100, K50, K20, K10, K5 and K1. Another form of currency used in Myanmar is the “Foreign Exchange Certificate” (FEC), which is equivalent to USD. FEC denominations equivalent to $20, $10, $5… Read more »

Telephone Calls

Telephone services are available in almost everywhere in the major cities. Please be reminded that foreign mobile phones do not work within Myanmar.

Time Zone

Myanmar Standard Time is UTC ( GMT ) + 6.5 hours.

When To Go

The period between November and February is the most spectacular time to travel around Myanmar – owing to least rain and, of course, heat. Daily temperature of around 35°C to 40°C conquers most places, except for some cool hill towns in the country side, during the months of March to May. Frequent shower of rain… Read more »