A large number of tourists are visiting Myanmar, after entering the country through international and cross-border gateways, to visit Myanmar’s unique natural locations, along with eco-tourism and archaeological sites.
Tourists are arriving by air, sea and road. Moreover, tourists are also coming to Myanmar in vehicles, motorbikes and bicycles to observe its many traditions, customs and lifestyles.
Some 39 British citizens visited Myanmar in 18 vehicles, when crossing over the Myawady border gate.
Their travel itinerary was arranged by Essence of Myanmar Travels and Tours Co.,Ltd, under the supervision of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. Their trip started on 20 February and ended 28 February. Their travel route included Myawady, Hpa-an, Bago, Nay Pyi Taw, Magway, Bagan, Kalaw, Inle, Nyaung Shwe, Taunggyi, Namhsam, Kengtung and Tachilek. The British tourists left the country on 28 February and headed to Thailand, crossing at the Tachilek border gate.
A culture-based tourism industry is now active in Myanmar, through which tourists can observe the traditions and culture of the country’s ethnic people.