Are you struggling with choosing where to travel on the next vacation with your whole family? Let us suggest you something interesting: a trip to Myanmar. Here are the most fascinating experiences you can ever have when visit this country:
Spending the glorious days in Yangon, you will explore the unique city, with charming nature wonders and affable local people. In addition, a guide book is very useful for you and your children, as it contains fun and educational games to keep them comfortably during their journey. Normally known as Rangoon, Yangon is a definitely tranquil and impressive city. A rich cultural heritage makes it one of the most attractive destinations during your holiday in Myanmar. Visiting the famous temples of Yangon such as Chaukhtatgyi temple, Sule Pagoda and Shwedagon Pagoda is a worth experience to know more about Myanmar culture. Particularly, whenever you go and whatever you see, your kids will be interested in the guide’s introductions of long-lasting heritages of over two thousand years.
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar
Monks at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Burma Myanmar
In the center of Yangon, Kandawgyj Park, with its large lake, view to the Shwedagon pagoda, is an ideal place for all your family members to relax and sightseeing. Your kids will love many interesting activities such as tossing coins into the bowls to make a wish, see the special “neon” Buddhist praying or going through “market” that sells monk robes. You are immersed into the Buddhist tribes. There are many sweet pet shops, as well as ice cream stores, where your family can take a rest and see the wheels of Yangon. Feeding fishes in Mahawizaya temple is a fun activity that children can’t help taking part in.
Shouldn’t miss the unique rowing boat around the Inle Lake to observe one leg-rowing fishermen, and see the floating houses built up from bamboo poles and mud. Like the artists, villagers paddle the long tail boat skillfully through the narrow waterways between high mountains and quiet villages. Actually, it brings you closer to nature. Children are always excited even on these tranquil waterways during your family holiday in Myanmar. Without canoes or engines, one-leg fishermen let you disengage out of the heavy pressure to see the colorful rays of sun shines in the pure morning.
Inle Lake in Myanmar
Another way to contemplate the immense landscapes of Inle Lake is going for a walk around the villages or wandering through the fabulous lake areas is the best choice. You can interact with the Intha tribe and try some local cuisines. They won’t let you down! Things are changing significantly since the country opens to tourists, but until now this remains a place of timeless allure, with perhaps the friendliest and most welcoming people in Southeast Asia.
Traveling to Bagan is a delightful journey for both adults and children. The first thing that travelers recall of Bagan is exclusive hot-air balloon ride over the marvelous Bagan, above numerous temples as well as the peaceful Irrawaddy River. Enjoying an unforgettable sunrise over the panoramic plain from the upper terrace of the famous temples takes you back time to 1000 years ago. More than 2,000 temples and pagodas scattering in 42 square kilometers of the plain geographical placement is a must-see in this panoramic city. For a more active option nearby Bagan, a hike into the hills above Pindaya cave will take you to the picturesque hill-tribe villages with incredible landscapes and laid-back lifestyle of inhabitants. Watching the sunsets dim over the ancient temples in the breathtaking views is the most peaceful time to relax. Don’t forget to visit a traditional lacquer workshop in a local monastery to observe Burmese best-known handicrafts. Moreover, following small goat runways through the quiet countryside around Bagan and discovering the ancient tumbles, your kids will feel highly enthusiastic.
Phra That Gyi Temple in Bagan, Myanmar
At Exotic Voyages, our experts believe that hot-air balloon is a highly recommended experience to adore a new Myanmar and make your family holidays in Myanmar perfect.
Known as the second largest city in Myanmar, Mandalay evokes the extraordinary images of this old country. With its former cultural and religious hubs from Burma’s Kingdom, Mandalay is definitely the best place to discover colonial hill stations, ancient towns and an abundance of cultural heritage. Your children might want to stay here longer by witnessing how “Shwe Chi Htoe” is created. Being made from natural materials such as beautiful wood, silverware, bronze and marble, it must be a special handicraft gift for your friends.
Amarapura Monks Camille Favrot in Mandalay, Myanmar
The picturesque beauty and antique heritages of the Golden Land don’t make you disappointed during your family holiday in Myanmar. Let your kids explore this mysterious country or your family will miss a chance to reach the most beautiful destination in Southeast Asia.