Myanmar Milestone Travels & Tours

Attractions

Yangon & its environs

Yangon! The main entrepot and the hub of economic activity, formally the capital of Myanmar. Yangon was founded by King Alaungpaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in 1755. One of the best places to experience the perfect collection of famous pagoda, culture and the amalgamation of Chinese, Indian, Colonial style buildings.

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Bagan & its environs

Travelers to Bagan will not have to worry about not having any interesting places to visit. In fact, the only problem they may encounter is deciding on which destination to go to first. There are about 5,000 temples, pagodas and ruins scattered over an area of about 42 square kilometres on a vast plain on the eastern side of the Ayeyarwady River.

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Mandalay & its environs

Glory of Myanmar! The second largest city established in 1857. It lies on the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River and in the upper part of Myanmar. As a proof of the splendid of the Golden Age, Mandalay serves as the cultural centre of Myanmar and is home to several Buddhist monasteries, some of which are impressive in their architectural style, construction and exquisite examples of Myanmar masonry as well.

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Inle Lake & its environs

Inle is a vast lake located in the heart of Shan State which climbs up to over 900 metres above sea level. It is significantly smaller compared to the main cities like Yangon and Mandalay. Although it does not have as many attractions it is an established tourist centre in the country. This is because Inle Lake presents its visitors a different side of Myanmar; it is an example of a rural countryside town that is calm and peaceful, perfect for a vacation of relaxation...

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Beaches

Ngwe Saung has only recently made a name for itself as a beach destination. The name Ngwe Saung translates in to ‘Silver Beach’ and it is easy to see why. The wide ribbon of sand stretches 14 kilometers on the Bay of Bengal and appears silver in color from a distance. The small fishing town is blessed with a long-stretch of beach that is mostly undeveloped. If a tranquil beach is what you are seeking, then look no further than Ngwe Saung.

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Other Destinations

Loikaw, the capital of Kayah state, is at an elevation of 1,200 meters. Unique inhabitants of the region are members of the Padaung ethnic group, the women of which are famous for their elongated necks fitted with layers of brass rings. The famous religious landmark of Loikaw is the Thiri-Mingalar Taung-kwe Pagoda Hill, scenically built on a hillock overlooking the vast expanse of the environs. You can watch the pilgrims and enjoy the marvelous landscape from the top.

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