Wearing a traditional dress, visiting Golden Temple or walking on the longest wooden bridge in the world … are the interesting experience in Myanmar. If you go to Myanmar, don’t miss the experience below.
Climb to the top of Mandalay and chat with monks in English
Climbing to the top of Mandalay and enjoying the panoramic view of the area below in the sunrise or sunset is a great experience for you. Besides, you can also talk to the monks in English to learn more about the culture and people of Myanmar. The monks here will be happy to guide you to visit around to strengthen their English. Most of them are studying at Buddhist universities in the West of Mandalay. They have the desire to study Buddhism in Thailand or in the Himalayas, so they are very interested in improving their English. .
Beauty in the style of the local people
Thanaka is a traditional make-up powder with a sweet scent, which has the effect of cooling and protecting the skin under the sun. This powder is made from the powder of the Thanaka tree, a plant grown in this country. From women to children here use this type of powder. Especially the students, they often apply powder thanaka on the face and arm everyday to beautify the skin. Using this powder is very simple, just mix a little bit of thanaka and water to slightly match and apply to the skin. The children here often draw lovely animals on their cheeks or arms.
Visit the villages around Inle Lake by bike or canoe
In the thinking of Myanmar people, Inle Lake is the most beautiful place in the world. The lake is not too deep, but the lake is wide and flat like a mirror reflecting mountains, hills, clouds and the surrounding sky. The best thing is that you can go cycling to visit the surrounding small villages or take a boat ride to admire the beauty of the lake and visit the nearby temples.
Discover the country with more than 2,000 temples
Dubbed as the land of the temples, Burma is an exciting destination for visitors who prefer to explore the religious culture. There are more than 2,000 temples, temples scattered all over the country, and visitors can ride bicycles from temple to temple on their own itinerary. It is important to remember to bring drinks and food as there are not many restaurants around the temples.
Watch the passersby on the longest wooden bridge in the world
The 2 km long U Bein is the longest teak bridge in the world, which connects the small towns of Mandalay. Monks and locals often carry their bicycles through the bridge. Walk on the bridge to see the green lake with the fish swimming underneath or rowing on the lake and watching the stream crossing the bridge is a memorable experience for you.