5 Interesting Destinations for Backpackers in Myanmar

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5 Interesting Destinations for Backpackers in Myanmar

Thousands of ancient temples and many unique landscapes spread across the country, Myanmar gives visitors feel about the peaceful atmosphere which you can not find anywhere without Myanmar.

Inle Lake

Inle is the second largest freshwater lake in Myanmar belonging to Shan State. Almost tourists choose Nyaung Shwe town to stop because you can easy to rent a boat to discover beautiful landscape and cultural life. Furthermore, Inle Lake is also known as the popular tourism place with unique fishing methods which fishers will rowing with one leg only.

Inle Lake
Inle Lake

Although tourism in the region is very developed in recent years, it retains the natural beauty of its inherent. When visiting Inle lake, you can join floating houses where you can soak up in the stunning beauty of nature.

Golden Rock

Golden Rock which has Kyaiktiyo temple is located on a high mountain about 1,100 meters above sea level. This sacred stones is lying on another rock cliff which has partly exposed to the mountains only 78 cm² and gold plated surface immediately adjacent the edge of the mountain, seemingly can fall at any time. Moreover, you can visit a church tower with a height of about 7.3 m. Many people believe that because inside this church tower placed Buddha hair relic of the stone should be helped to stand for over 2,000 years.

Golden Rock
Golden Rock

Therefore, you should overnight in there at least 1 night to hear the tinkling of bell wind and murmur prayers. You will feel the pure soul, relax and see the connection with the past now so close together.

Mandalay

The name of the city brings for tourists peaceful, quiet and gently feeling. However, Mandalay is an exciting city with a lot of interesting street activities. When walking around streets of the city, you know that you have right decided for visiting there. The city attracts tourist not only exciting markets with full delicious street foods and ancient architectures beauty but also funny of local people who will help you quickly integrate into life in Mandalay. Besides that, Mandalay also is the owner of Ubein Bridge which has the beauty of a painting in ancient Amarapura village.

Mandalay
Mandalay

Yangon

Yangon is the ancient capital of Myanmar which is one of the most attractive destinations when traveling in Asia. When visiting there, you will admire completely by clean lakes, parks, and lush tropical plants. This is a reason why Yangon was dubbed the “Garden of the East”.

Besides the stunning beauty of famous Shwedagon temple which dominated the skyline, you will be extremely surprised that Yangon has a variety of hotels, excellent restaurants which can compare with any other developed city in the world. Evenly, bustling nightlife and many of the city’s energy will cause you to enjoy. Yangon will bring you new and unique experiences which you can not find in any cities.

Yangon
Yangon

Bagan

Bagan is an amazing place for anyone who loves temple and Buddhism because there are a thousand of beautiful and wonderful temples in there. It is also one of the great archaeological sites on Earth.

Bagan
Bagan

In fact, Bagan has 2.220 remaining temples until now for you to discover. Almost temples located close which help you so much during transferring between temples. Furthermore, tuk-tuk is the “must-do” transport for tourists in there. Besides that, you can use bike, bus or hot air balloon