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Area : 676,577 sqkm
Capital : Naypyitaw
Fomer Capital : Yangon ( the main gateway to Myanmar)
Population : 55 million (2008)
Language : The official language is Myanmar and English is widely understood
in big cities.
Religion : 89% Buddism, 5% Christian, 3% Muslim and the rest are hindunism
and Animists
Climate : Tropical Monsoon
Seasons : Hot season - March to May
Rainy season - June to October
Cold season - November to Feburary
Average Temperature : Ċ in hot season
Ċ in hot season
Ċ in hot season
Visa :

Visas are issued at Myanmar Embassies or consulate in foreign
countries . Myanmar eVisa is available now .
Visa information

Airport tax : USD 10 for International Departures.
Currency : Myanmar Local currency is Kyat which comprises 100 pyas.
Notes: : 10,000 Kyats , 5000 Kyats , 1000 Kyats , 500 Kyats , 200 Kyats ,100 Kyats , 50 Kyats ,20 Kyats ,10 Kyats
Business Hours : 09:30 -04:30 (Government offices)
09:00 - 05:00 ( Private Companies)
10:00- 02:00 ( Banks)
Saturday & Sunday are weekend holiday.
Private firms close on Sunday.
Time difference : 6 1/2 +GMT
Bangkok Time - 30 min
Singapore Time - 1HR
Traveller's cheques & Credit Cards : Traveller's cheques are accepted only a few hotels. Credits Card, Visa Card , Master Card are accepted hotels , shopping mall and some souvenir shops.
Customs : 400 Cigarettes, 100 cigars or 1/2 lb of tobaccos, 2 quarts of alcoholic liquer,1 pint bottle of perfume allowed to be imported.
Tipping : Tipping isn't obligatory but is widely practised.
Airport taxis :

A non-metered taxi from Yangon international airport into downtown 16 Km away , costs
USD 10 and takes 45 minutes. Some big hotels provide airport pickups for booked guests.

Locat transport : Taxis are available for going around.
Hotels & Guest Houses : There are many international standard hotel 5* ,4* ,3* ,2* and economic hotel & guest house are available in Myanmar.
Food Information : According to your desire, have Myanmar Traditional food, Chinese food , Thai food & some European Food. 


Visa Information

There are two types of Myanmar Visa called EVT (Package) and EVT (FIT) visa.

EVT (Package)

You can apply Myanmar visa at Myanmar Embassy or consulate with prior arrangements and confirmation from us. We will be providing a confirmation letter to the Embassy for those clients who bought a tour from us. A copy of the letter will be send to you by fax or e-mail. We need full name, passport numbers, nationality and 3 Photos.


This visa can apply at every Myanmar Embassy or consulate by submitting passport and 3 photographs. We encourage you to apply EVT (Package) visa.

Any other item on this sheet , mention as usual.

Balloon Over Bagan

While you are in the magical land of ancient Bagan, would you like to have a memorable and unquie experience of drifting and floating over thousands ruined pagodas and mighty Ayeyarwaddy River with the back drop of azure blue sky?

Car Rental Service


Tour Guide Service


Domestic Air Fare


Myanmar eVisa

To apply Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website)

Myanmar Exchange Rate Information


Myanmar Optional Day Tour

Bagan Sunset Cruise


Destinations in Myanmar








Mrauk U

Myanmar Golden Image Travels & Tours Co., Ltd

No. 21, Shwe Hnin Si St, Sanchaung, Yangon, Myanmar. Tel: (+951) 536470, 535944 H.P: 95-95 127398

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