Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Eagles vs Giants Live
  2. 2 two health related questions
  3. 3 Japan escorted
  4. 4 Princess Cruise
  5. 5 Trip Report RHK's Fall SEA Trip
  6. 6 Looking for advice on first-time Hong Kong trip
  7. 7 Please Help First-Timers to India!
  8. 8 Junk boat cruise-halong Bay,VNam
  9. 9 Trip Report Mongolia - Blue Silk Travel
  10. 10 Nha Trang,Vn taxi
  11. 11 4 nights in Himalayas - Bhutan,Nepal, India?
  12. 12 Bago or Golden rock
  13. 13 Trip Report Laurel and Hardy in Drag Do Bangkok
  14. 14 Bangkok
  15. 15 Sri Lanka compared to southern India, which do you prefer?
  16. 16 To see the Himalayas in 10 days?
  17. 17 Please help! Planning honeymoon in Malaysia!
  18. 18 HELP WITH JAPAN ITINERARY FOR MARCH
  19. 19 altenratives to Chiang Mai for "northen Thailand experience"
  20. 20 Restaurants in Bangkok
  21. 21 Food for thought- Restaurant suggestions for India Feb 1-18
  22. 22 Need some info on travelling to Malaysia?
  23. 23 Unique Map & Guide to Tokyo
  24. 24 Sulawesi
  25. 25 Racism danger in Cambodia?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Myanmar Trip Report: Is It "Too Late" To Go?

Jump to last reply

Hi –

Just finished my travelogue on my December trip to Myanmar. I sought answers to two questions:

1) Is it too late to travel to Myanmar (or is it *still* in the Travel Sweet Spot)?
2) Is booking my own travel to Myanmar easy?

TRIP REPORT: http://bit.ly/1aTq3vK

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Travel Planning
• Book early: demand exceeds supply
• Use Oway for booking flights
• Use Agoda for booking hotels
• Bring crisp $100 bills for exchanging

Bagan
• Eat at Queen and Mingalabar Food Bar
• Explore the Bagan Archeological Zone by e-bike
• Stay in Old Bagan
• Buy a map at a major temple
• Pack warm clothes in the winter

Inle Lake
• Stay (and eat dinner) at Viewpoint Lodge
• Eat lunch at Butterfly Restaurant, Bar and Spa
• Rent a bike, ride the perimeter of the Northern part of the lake, and hire a boat to cross to the other side (then ride back to where you started)
• Hire a boat to Inthein

Yangon
• Take the $1 circular train ride
• See Shwedegon Pagoda (but don’t miss the nearby Sein Yaung Chi Pagoda either)
• Eat at Monsoon
• Shop at Pomelo (next door to Monsoon)
• Walk the streets between the major roads in Central Yangon

14 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement