Beyond the classics:


to take you deep into Myanmar's hidden corners

One of South East Asia’s largest and most diverse countries, Myanmar stretches from the sparkling islands of the Andaman Sea in the south right up into the Eastern Himalayan mountain range. Population of over 50 million with more than 130 different ethnic groups, Myanmar has a wealth of different cultures. Myanmar’s diversity of attractions is promising to sustain tourism interest and keep visitors to explore beyond the “classic four” of Yangon , Bagan, Mandalay and Inle Lake. Now discover the 9 Enchanting Discoveries beyond the 4 classic destinations for European travelers here –


Kyaing Tong, nestled in the eastern Shan State, enchants visitors with its rugged landscapes, vibrant hill tribe cultures, and ancient temples.


The Mergui Archipelago, a hidden gem in Myanmar's southern waters, casts a spell with its pristine beaches, azure waters, and untouched wilderness.


Mogok, the legendary "Valley of Rubies," captivates travelers with its glittering treasures hidden beneath the earth and its charming rural landscapes.


Mt. Victoria, towering over the remote Chin Hills in western Myanmar, enchants adventurers with its rugged beauty, rich biodiversity, and cultural diversity.


Loikaw, the capital of Kayah State, casts a spell with its picturesque landscapes, traditional longneck villages, and vibrant local traditions.


Mrauk U, nestled in the remote Rakhine State, mesmerizes visitors with its ancient temples, crumbling fortresses, and rich history steeped in mystery and legend.


Putao, nestled in the far north of Myanmar, casts a spell with its rugged landscapes, pristine wilderness, and unparalleled opportunities for adventure.


Hpa-an, the capital of Kayin State, enchants visitors with its dramatic karst landscapes, sacred caves, and tranquil river cruises.


Hsipaw, nestled in the Shan Hills of northern Myanmar, captivates travelers with its idyllic landscapes, charming hill tribe villages, and rich cultural heritage.

“These Enchanting Discoveries have existed for many years within the easy access of major tourist destinations. Now they are being promoted as the new destinations as more tourism facilities such as hotels/restaurants and infrastructure and accessibility are much improving. Tour operators can expand their itineraries and it will create more jobs for local people in those regions,” said May Myat Mon Win, Myanmar Tourism Marketing’s (MTM) chairperson. As the last frontier of Southeast Asia, the country wants to show the best of what it has to offer: beautiful beaches, ancient capitals, golden temples, majestic mountains, food and culture. Myanmar has something for every eye and every heart. The generosity of the land and its people will ensure that you are made to feel welcome, not as a tourist but as a guest.

Visit Myanmar and be Enchanted.