Myanmar Pre-Trip Preparation

Traveling with Incredible Asia Journey means that your tickets and accommodation will be booked, your transportation and food as well will be prepared but not for all the places and not all the time. However, to make sure that your holiday will be a pleasant, safe, and enjoyable one, you have to prepare few things by yourselves.

When you have good preparation for a trip to Myanmar you will enjoy more and avoid the unwanted problems. Read the Do and Don't to know what you should and what you should not do in this country. Learn more about the Myanmar weather and Myanmar transportation will help you a lot for spending a good time there. Below is some tips for Myanmar trip which may help you to prepare for your trip to Myanmar better.

Preparation for Myanmar trip

- Make sure that your Myanmar Visa is ready. Anyone wanting to get into this country must have a visa and passport with at least 6 months validity and visas must be arranged before going. A month of traveling is not possible for everyone.

- Read Myanmar Travel Guide to have a general understanding about Myanmar.

- Read your travel itinerary and ask your travel agent anything you don’t understand. Contact your local manager in country for any issue you may have while traveling

-  Inform any health condition to travel agent (in case you get sick or tired) then they will reschedule your itinerary.

-  Make sure your credit card will work in Myanmar or go to the bank to exchange your money into kyat (Myanmar Currency)

- Ask your cell phone provider for an international data plan if you will need coverage whilst traveling.

- Check the weather to bring along suitable clothes.

- Check your departure flight and set alarm in case you forget.

- Read up a bit about Myanmar before you leave and learn some of the most important words such as Hello: Ming-gu-la-bah and Thank you: Jay-zu-de-bar-dee.

Myanmar Visa 

What to bring along for Myanmar trip?

- Personal papers (passport, visas, travel insurance certificate, air tickets, tour voucher, etc). It is highly recommended to make a paper copy of your passport and driver's license, which are invaluable for replacing a lost passport.

- Money (cash in US Dollar, cash in kyat, credit card, debit card, traveler’s cheques and money pouch)

- Camera, batteries and extra memory cards

- Cell phone, cell phone charger, and portable power bank

- Medication (including a doctor’s letter if you are taking medicine under doctor’s prescription)

- Laptop charger (if you are bringing your laptop)

- First aid kit (bandage, aspirin, etc.)

Kyat - Myanmar Currency

What clothes/items to bring along for Myanmar trip?

- Prescription glasses/contacts and if necessary, contact lens solution

- Waterproof jacket / raincoat / umbrella

- Insect repellent

- Uncomplicated footwear

- Comfortable clothing, either light or heavy options, depending on the season you are traveling. If you are visiting Inle or the Kalaw Highlands during the cooler months, thermals and a light fleece shell are must-pack items while sweater or light jacket are for Yangon.

- Clothes suitable for visiting temples (long pants/skirts, long sleeved tops)

What to prepare for Myanmar will depend on how long you spend for your trip, so please take your time for preparation for your trip with more information on the internet and ask our travel consultant for more information. Enjoy your trip with Incredible Asia Journeys!

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