Visit the Shwedagon Pagoda
It is called the Eiffel Tower of Yangon which is the main commercial city of Myanmar. This massive golden icon can be seen from most rooftops in the city and a symbol of pride for the people of Myanmar.
Four entrance stairways lead to the main terrace. If you want tranquility, you can visit at dawn. Otherwise, pay your respects when the golden stupa flames crimson and burnt orange in the setting sun.
Enjoy a boat ride on Inle Lake
Located in the Shan State at the eastern part of Myanmar, Inle Lake is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the country. After riding the boat along Inle Lake, you can go forth and explore the area. Other interesting things to see and do in the Inle Lake region include learning about traditional weaving at Khit Sunn Yin, admiring the beauty of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, and playing with the jumping cats at Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery.
Join a walking tour of Yangon
Walking is the best way to get a sense of Yangon. Despite being a little smelly, chaotic and unapologetic, the downtown sights and colonial buildings are beautiful. You can book a walking tour by professionally local guides who will give you helpful information about Myanmar’s history, and they are also ready to answer any questions about architecture or culture.
Take a ride in a hot air balloon
Go up in a basket and float into the sky and see the pagodas below. Not for those with a fear of heights or backpackers on a budget, because these rides do not come cheap. But if you have money to spend, a hot air balloon ride over Bagan (or Inle Lake) is as mystical and wonderful as it sounds. Prices for these rides range from USD 300 to USD 400.
Discovery the wild island, Kawthaung
Kawthaung is located in the lowermost part of Myanmar and its hidden beauties have recently been discovered by local travel bloggers. Since then, Kawthaung has become a hotspot for travelers in Myanmar as a base for island-hopping adventures.
Watch sunset on the U Bein Bridge
U Bein Bridge is the world’s longest and oldest wood bridge, erected in 1850. It runs 1,2 kilometers across Taungthaman Lake. It is made of teak wood and feels rickety when you walk along it at sunset with hundreds of other people. In recent years, many tourists come to this place has skyrocketed, but even the crowds don’t detract from the beauty.
Experience the beach life at Ngapali
Myanmar has many pretty beaches, such as Chaung Thar, Ngwe Saung, and Maung Ma Kan, but none of them can rival the beauty of Ngapali. To get reach Ngapali, travelers can take a flight to Thandwe Airport. While Ngapali Beach is already a beauty to behold, it is also possible to take a short boat trip to Pearl Island and snorkel in pristine water.