Burma

  • Geography and Climate of Myanmar

    The country covers an area of 677,000 square kilometres (261,228 square miles). Myanmar is situated in South-east Asia and is bordered on the north and north-east by China, on the east and south-east by Laos and Thailand, on the south by the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, and on the west by Bangladesh […]

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    • Turtle and mangrove conservation project on Rakhine Coast

      Approximately 4 hrs drive South of Ngapali Beach, on the pristine western coastline of Myanmar in the Bay of Bengal, near Kyeintali Town a locally initiated conservation project is actively involved in conservation and sustainable use of the marine resources. What to experience? Kid on Big Turtle The Rakhine coastal area lies between Thandwe (Ngapali […]

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      • Shwe Puppets: A revitalised performing art that educates too

        Get into the reality of Burmese Puppets, a world of wonders, story telling, with a social and cultural role. What to experience? In ancient times marionettes in Myanmar were more than the entertaining stringed puppets they are today. They were a form of medium to tell country folk in far-flung villages the happenings in the […]

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        • More than just a pleasant view – an idyllic oasis of seclusion

          Probably one of the best responsible options on Ngapali Beach, in a comfortable beach hotel who cares for the environment and the surrounding communities. What to experience? Pleasant View Resort is situated in Ngapali Beach on the western coastline of Myanmar in the Bay of Bengal. Ngapali Beach is a well-known destination in Myanmar by […]

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          • Trekking some of the planet’s last remote areas with Putao

            Myanmar’s Kachin State in the Eastern Himalayas remains one of the least visited wilderness areas on earth, offering unique opportunities for true frontier exploration. What to experience? Putao Trekking House offers exclusive trekking programmes into a tribal land of dense forests and snow-capped mountains, which to this day remains completely cut off from the modern […]

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            • Ecotours of a different nature

              Visit some of the most stunning wetlands and wildlife parks and sanctuaries in Myanmar and take part in some of the best wildlife watching in the region. What to experience? SST Tourism is a leading eco-tour operator in Myanmar, specialising in individual and small group tours with an interest in bird watching, nature and wildlife […]

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