A backpacking travel guide to Myanmar (Burma) !
Passplanet is a free practical travel guide that offers the latest backpacking information about
Myanmar (Burma) : budget accommodation,
itineraries, visa, tips, surveys,
photos, essay,… 13 places covered !
market streets, temples and coconuts by the beach...
ruins, ancient cities, lake views and strawberries...
atmosphere, smiling villages and Golden Rock...
Free as a backpacker !
You will find in this free travel guide lots of tips and
most of the budget info you need to prepare your trip to Myanmar (Burma)
on a shoestring ("before"), live your backpacking adventure in the best conditions ("during") and share your experience with other backpackers ("after") plus a photos gallery, a backpacking forum, surveys on the
localities in Myanmar (Burma) (backpacker 's ratings), travelogues, an essay in French,
links to other travel guidebook on Myanmar (Burma) or related budget information etc. All in one convenient stop ! Go for it :
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The original features of this free backpacking travel guide to Myanmar (Burma)
- Budget & practical travel information about chinese localities only.
- Ratings of the localities by the backpackers themselves : more than 40 localities precisely covered in
- What to do there & what you may not like while you backpack Myanmar (Burma)
- The cheapest budget accommodations (guesthouse or hostel on a shoestring ) for backpackers
- The various transportations' options for easy backpacking
- Travel information on how to save money
- Lots of backpacker's photos in special sections
- A guidebook with frequent updates
But Passplanet will, hopefully, be more than a free backpacking travel guide to Myanmar (Burma)
& Asia. My ambition is to make it a place where backpackers can freely exchange the latest info from "on the road" of the asian countries and communicate with each others. In the world of backpacking, information indeed changes with the blowing of the winds. But while a guidebook is out of date by the time it reaches the shelves, a web site can be updated daily.
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Myanmar (Burma) !
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The Golden Land
Description of Myanmar (Burma) ?
Also called the Land of the Million Temples, Myanmar is fast becoming a
backpacker's favorite, thanks to its friendly people and great culture. See
this backpacking travel guide for backpacker !
travel to Myanmar (Burma) ?
Count the number of temples and turn Buddhist / Exchange ideas with the
interesting locals / Spend some money
on the people / Chek by yourself the living standard of the population /
Meditate / Isolate yourself from the tourist crowd / Breath authenticity /
Relax / Enter a partnership with the government to grow opium in the South
of Myanmar (Burma) ?
The military regime : corrupt officials, draft labor, drug production, shut
down of the universities, restricted access to internet and full propaganda ! /
The restricted areas : you are not allowed to see it all... / The tourists
who spend money straight on the government / The bureaucracy / The entrance fees
in big dollars
/ The need to fly to visit / See this backpacking travel guide for
>> Cultural Highlights
of Myanmar (Burma) ?
The great ruins of Bagan or Mrauk U / The ancient cities of Mandalay / Any
discussion with any local / The colonial architecture
>> Natural Highlights
of Myanmar (Burma) ?
Inle Lake / The beach of Ngapali / The wilderness around Pyin U Lwin
/ Probably the areas off access : mountains in the North, exotic beaches in
the South... See this backpacking travel guide for backpacker !
>> How long
in Myanmar (Burma) ?
One month is enough for a good circuit of the open area. More would not
to travel in Myanmar (Burma) ?
Count on US$7-10 per day for a correct room if you eat at food stalls. Then add
the cost of the flight (from US$120 return from Bangkok). See this
backpacking travel guide for backpacker !
? Required. Bangkok's Burmese Embassy is the best place to get the
basic 28 days visa : B800 (US$20), ready in the afternoon.
>> When to
travel in Myanmar (Burma) ? To avoid the crowd between December and
February, I would recommend the
hot season from March to May (most of the GH have air conditioning) or just
after the rainy season from October. See this backpacking travel guide for
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