SOUTH MYANMAR

Why South Myanmar

Southern Myanmar has much to explore from British constructed former capital Rangoon to Mon kingdoms, first European settlements and trading ports  in Mawlamyine and Kyaikkami as well as in Dawei and Myeik. Which act now as gateway to some of the beaches in Myanmar on the mainland as well as on the pristine 800 island Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago.

For history buffs southern Myanmar offer glimpse to dark history of death rail way and second world war events that took place in the south.

Southern most Myanmar is famed for its diving and clear waters and deserted islands with powdery white sand beaches. Go now before the masses. There are several island projects coming up and the Mergui Archipelago is quickly coming the new hot beach destination and perhaps the next Maldives.

And yet, it is not the easy options in life that produce the memorable outcomes, and the rewards of a visit to Myanmar will amply repay the visitor’s faith. There are places in Myanmar, like the great ruined cities of Bagan or Mrauk U, the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (Rangoon) and the golden rock at Kyaiktyo balanced on its cliff top, that retain an ability to astonish.

Destinations in Southern Myanmar

Yangon
Golden Rock
Hpa An
Mawlamyine
Mergui Islands
Kawthaung
Myeik
Dawei

Tours in South Myanmar

BURMA HERITAGE TRAILS

This guided tour will take you to all of Myanmar's top heritage sites. From Yangon and the stunning gold gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, Bagan and its vast temple plains, Mandalay and the remnants of...

More Tours (8)

Myanmar / Essential Information

  • Visas and border crossings
  • Country facts and figures
  • Language and culture
  • Security
  • Money
  • Mobiles and the Internet
  • Travel to and around Myanmar
  • And more