Myanmar sees constant flow of tourists through Tachilek border gate

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Tourists sightseeing with three wheeled motorcycle in Tachilek. Photo: Supplied
Tourists sightseeing with three wheeled motorcycle in Tachilek. Photo: Supplied

Between 15-21 March, Myanmar welcomed 22,872 tourists, who entered the country through the Tachilek border gate for overnight and day trips, according to the Tachilek branch of the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism.
A total of 20,588 tourists from Thailand and 300 tourists from other countries entered Tachilek for a day trip. A total of 213 tourists, mostly from Thailand, made overnight trips to Tachilek and Mongphyat townships. A total of 1,771 international tourists, including those who enjoy visa-free entry, also visited Myanmar during the period.
There has been a continuous stream of international tourists visiting Myanmar to explore its natural landscapes, visit tourist attractions, and observe cultural and social lifestyles.
Between 1 April, 2018 and 21 March, 2019, over 1 billion tourists made day trips to Myanmar, according to data from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. A total of 13,040 tourists headed to Mongphyat and 35,474 headed to Kengtung after crossing the Tachilek border gate on visa-free entry, as per records.— GNLM
(Translated by La Wonn)

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