Travel is one of those things that naturally give rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. When is the best time to visit Myanmar? What do I do about visas? How much do I tip? You can always contact to us for any other questions not mentioned here.

Yes, any foreigners (except some Southeast Asia counties) visiting Myanmar need to have a entry. Your passport must have at least 6 month. You can easily apply visa online and it will usually take 3-5 Days at: If you prefer to apply at the Embassy – you can do so and you will need to contact the Myanmar Embassy in your country of origin to arrange your visa. We can supply all necessary information.

Myanmar has three seasons. *Cool Season – October through February with average temperatures 20-24 C *Hot Season – March through May with average temperatures 30-35 C *Wet Season – June through September with average temperatures 25-30 C. The ideal time to visit Myanmar is between October to March.

We recommend all clients to obtain the necessary personal baggage, medical and accident insurance before arrival.

The majority of the hotels for tourists will have wi-fi.  It is also easy and cheap to buy your own local SIM card offering good data packages.

Myanmar uses 220-230 Volts AC and a mixture of flat 2-pin, round 2-pin or 3-pin plugs. It is recommended to bring a universal plug adaptor

Most domestic flights are conducted by private airlines.  For the majority there is a 20 Kg limit for baggage per person and excess baggage fees may be charged.  It is possible to leave excess baggage at your hotel, to be picked up upon your return.

Myanmar people are genuinely happy to help foreign visitors without expecting anything in return.  However, when your guide, driver or any other person during your trip was kind or helpful a gratuity would be greatly appreciated.

When on tour, your tour guide is the first point of contact. We have our operations offices across Myanmar, so emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day.

Myanmar is still a very traditional country. Please pay respect in pagodas and temples and wear clothes which cover your shoulders and legs. As you can enter pagodas and temples only barefoot (without shoes and socks), we recommend you to wear a slipper/sandal.

The local currency is the Kyat (MMK).  We recommend visitors to bring US Dollars in cash. US Dollars are widely accepted throughout Myanmar and are easily exchangeable for Kyats. Euros, GBP among other currencies are also accepted in many places as well. We suggest bringing new bills- bills in condition with marks, stains, stamp or folds are accepted with reduce rate in Myanmar.   There are ATMs in major destinations and Visa/Master/Union Pay are widely accepted in many places. Our Myanmar tour guides are happy to assist further tips and suggestions

Myanmar Shalom shall not be held liable for (A) any damage to, or loss of, property or injury to, or death of, persons occasioned directly or indirectly by an act or omission of any other provider, including but not limited to any defect in any aircraft, watercraft, or vehicle operated or provided by such other provider; and (B) any loss or damage due to delay, cancellation, or disruption in any manner caused by the laws, regulations, acts or failures to act, demands, orders, or interpositions of any government or any subdivision or agent thereof, or by acts of God, strikes, fire, flood, war, terrorism, insurrection, sickness, quarantine, epidemics, theft, or any other cause(s) beyond their control.  Participants are solely responsible for being in sufficient health to undertake the tour and for taking all appropriate medical precautions.  Myanmar Shalom strongly advises participants to obtain medical/trip and insurance.

Once the tour is confirmed and all hotels/domestic flights have been reserved -30% deposit is to be made upon the commitment of the tour. The rest of the payment to be paid 30 days prior to arrival date

All cancellations must be made in writing and acknowledged by Myanmar Shalom Travels.

  • 22 -30 days prior to arrival date: 20% deposit
  • 21- 15 days prior to arrival date – 50% of the tour cost
  • 14 – 8 days prior to arrival date – 75% of the tour cost
  • 7 days or less prior to arrival date – 100% of tour cost

Note: Depending on specific supplier cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified

We strongly suggest drinking purified bottle water. Bottled water is readily available and hotels provide complimentary. Myanmar Shalom will provide you with drinking water bottle inside the car.

No vaccinations are required for regular route tour of Myanmar. But it is suggested that you should check with your doctor and CDC website. It is wise to bring an insect repellant against mosquitoes.

Best Experience Guides: Any travel agents can arrange hotels, flights, car rental but a guide can make or break the trip. A guide can make the difference between a good trip and an outstanding one.   Myanmar Shalom local guides join you on your Tailor Made Journey, bringing your destination to life through authentic insightful and beyond-the-guidebook knowledge.

100% Tailor-made: Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements.
We know everyone has their own unique travel style and that’s why we work with you to create a personalized itinerary tailor-made to suit your schedule, budget and interests.

An Exceptional Network
Myanmar Shalom experts in Yangon main office and branches office in other cities manage every aspect of your journey with seamless, 24/7 support. With our great network of suppliers, we can access the best rates of hotels and domestic flights.

Timely and professional service:  We know that a fast response is imperative for success in our industry; to every inquiry we reply the same day or, at the most, within 48 hours. We create a detailed itinerary and refining it until it’s exactly what you are looking for.

Ultimate Value
Quality services at the best prices make our Myanmar Tours great value for money. We always provide competitive pricing and regularly benchmark our prices to ensure we can offer the best possible tours at the best possible price.

Authentic Insider Access: Our friendly office team has thorough knowledge of Myanmar Travel market. They have extensive experience hosting group and individual tours, sharing their love and knowledge of their native country with visitors from around the world. They’ll also help you choose a great restaurant, unique marketplace, or help you find the best price on that must-have souvenir.

Yes, we work closely with works with travel agencies, tour operators, tour leaders and DMC from around the world to create unique itineraries and offer competitive prices for travel agents with high quality service.

We provide 4 different types of payment method:
1) Cash on arrival in Yangon  2) Bank Transfer  3) By Check (only in U.S)  4) Credit Card (VISA, MASTER, AMEX – there is 4% surcharge apply)