Yangon & its environments
Yangon, the commercial capital, is the main gateway to Myanmar.Yangon, the commercial city of Myanmar is founded at the junction where the Yangon and Bago rivers intersects. Although it is the smallest among the 14 divisions and states, it is the most densely populated one. It is situated in Southern Myanmar and is surrounded by Bago Division, Ayeyarwaddy Division and the Gulf of Martaban. It is famous as the Garden City of the East, since it abounds with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes. As it is near the sea, it has a wet and rainy climate. Yangon's population of over six million abounds with the Bamars, Chinese, Indian and its various ethnic nationalities.
Mandalay & its environments
Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar and was established in 1857. It lies on the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River and in the upper part of Myanmar. Mandalay has the Royal Palace of the last Konbaung Dynasty. Mandalay inherits many cultural heritage from the ancient Myanmar Kingdoms and beautiful places to visit.
Pyin Oo Lwin & its environments
Pyi Oo Lwin, This picturesque place is in the center part of Myanmar in Mandalay Division and 24 miles away from Mandalay. It is 3510 feet above sea level and in colonial times, was named Maymyo, and which was later changed to Pyin-Oo-Lwin during the military regime's administration. The 177 hectare National Kandawgyi Gardens, Pwe Kauk and Ani-sakan Waterfalls, Goteik Viaduct and Peik Chin Myaung Caves (Nandamu Cave). It is a popular hill-station and is famous for its colonial-style houses with large compounds
Amarapura & its environments
This ancient capital had twice been the sovereign city of kings during the Kone Baung Dynasty. Currently, it is known as Taung Myo and is situated on the Mandalay highway, westwards of Sagaing. Transportation is fairly easy and the town is recognized as the textile town of Myanmar for most of its residents are highly efficient at weaving.
Bagan & its environments
Bagan, the main tourist destination in Myanmar is Bagan, capital of the first Myanmar Empire; one of the richest archaeological sites in South-east Asia. Situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyawaddy River. The Magic of Bagan has inspired visitors to Myanmar for nearly 1000 years
Bago & its environments
Bago was an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in the 15th century and is an eminent city of Myanmar. Formerly known as Hantharwaddy, it celebrated its heydays during the reign of King Bayintnaung who founded a dynasty and was one of the most daring and famous kings in Myanmar history. The Shwe-tha-lyaung (Reclining Buddha, the Shwe-maw-daw Pagoda Salyani Sime (Ordination Hall), the 28 metre high huge Buddha image of Kyaikpun Pagoda are some of the places of interest.
Mrauk U & its environments
Mrauk-U is an ancient city and its surroundings contribute hugely in paddy cultivation, standing only second to the delta region in paddy exports. It draws crowds of tourists because of its historical and cultural influence. There are numerous religious sites in Mrauk-U and the most famous ones are the Mahamuni Shrine, the Shitthaung Pagoda, the Dukkanthein Pagoda and Andawthein Shrine draws tourists and pilgrims alike.
Myit Kyi Na & its environments
Myitkyina is in Kachin State and is its capital. It is in the Northern part of Myanmar and as it is a hilly city, it has a cold climate. The population is mostly Kachins, Bamahs, Shans, and Nagas. The well known places there, are the Inngyanyan, Gyawbon Hill, Kareinaw, Setarpu, Manse, Shweset Kawatkha. Visitors can sight-see the confluence (Myitsone) of Maikha and Malikha, the source of the Ayeyarwaddy River, which incidentally is the longest river in Myanmar
Pyu Ancient Cities
Pyu Ancient Cities includes the remains of three brick, walled and moated cities of Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra located in vast irrigated landscapes in the dry zone of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River basin. They reflect the Pyu Kingdoms that flourished for over 1,000 years between 200 BC and AD 900. The three cities are partly excavated archaeological sites. Remains include excavated palace citadels, burial grounds and manufacture sites, as well as monumental brick Buddhist stupas, partly standing walls and water management features – some still in use – that underpinned the organized intensive agriculture.