Passport & Visa Information
Do I need a Visa to enter Myanmar (Burma)?
Yes: All nationalities travelling to Myanmar (Burma) need to obtain a visa with only one exception which are Singapore passport holders.
How to get a Myanmar (Burma) Visa?
There are two ways:
1) In Advance (E-Visa) – You can now obtain an e-visa for Myanmar (Burma) in advance. The visa costs $50 and payment can be made online via a credit or debit card.
*You can apply for you visa in advance by applying here www.evisa.moip.gov.mm
2) In Advance (Embassy) – Alternatively you can visit the Myanmar embassy in your country of origin. The visa in the UK costs £35 + a £6 surcharge to get your passport returned via special delivery.
*Please note that this process can take up to 4 weeks.
Please make sure that your passport does not expire within 6 months of your holiday. And that your passport has at least one full clean pad for the visa and another page for additional stamps.
If applying for a visa on arrival please make sure that you have 2 passport photographs with you.
For every day you are in the country without a valid visa you will have to pay a fine per day.
Please note that you are no longer need to pay an airport departure tax as this is included in your airline ticket.
Thazin Gardens Myanmar
3 Star – Bagan
The Thazin Garden Hotel is located on a high plain in an elevated position making it the perfect place for its guests to enjoy the beautiful garden setting. Built in traditional design of mainly teak components this hotel has a really lovely. This beautiful authentic hotel is well placed to enjoy the nearby temples of Bagan and offers a very welcoming return after a warm and dusty day of sightseeing. This hotel really feels like a home away from home.
The Savoy Myanmar
4 Star – Yangon
The Savoy Hotel is a colonial boutique hotel that was founded relatively recently in 1995. It is located in a picturesque area of Yangon offering views that overlook the magical Shwedagon Pagoda and the People’s Park. The 30 rooms and suites use Burmese antiques and teak furniture to express an olden day charm but with modern amenities. The pool area shadowed by trees makes this a private peaceful spot for any intrepid traveller in the heart of the bustling city.
Inle Princess Hotel Myanmar
4 Star – Inle Lake
One of the first hotels to be built on the banks of the stunning lake at Inle, this boutique is a feast on the senses. This unique boutique refuge was created to share a genuine experience of Inle, its innovative local cuisine, traditional practices, architecture and interesting artwork. This hotel is a true hidden treasure as the rooms have been carefully crafted using traditional materials and practices. The distinct dark coloured wood gives the retreat true warmth and local feel to it, giving you a perfect base to explore.
MV Sea Horse Myanmar
3 Star Boat – Mergui Archipelago
The private boat of the MV Sea Horse provides everything that you need for a comfortable stay on water. The boat sleeps up to 6 people and is a firm favourite amongst divers and those that simply want to relax and take in the beauty of the incredible Mergui Archipelago. This coastline is often missed by time sensitive tourists but those who do have time then boat trip along this coastline will linger long in the memory banks in years to come. Love boats then come aboard!
The Governor’s Residence Myanmar
5 Star – Yangon
The Governor’s Residence is a beautifully designed teak mansion which dates back the 1920’s and is now one of the top hotels in the country. Trees shade the extensive gardens and fan shaped swimming pool making it an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of Yangon city. Located close to the main attractions and complete with Burmese and International cuisine it is a firm favourite amongst more sophisticated Asian travellers.
Thande Beach Hotel Myanmar
4 Star – Ngapali
Built to enjoy a prime location of alluring Ngapali Beach on the Rakihine Coast in western Myanmar. The grand ‘Thande Beach Hotel’ stands with the best deluxe modern facilities fronting the natural scenery of transparent blue sea and gentle waves of the Bay of Bengal. With local flavour and peaceful surroundings you can take splendid relaxation in the amenity of the wonderful seaside beach resort combined with dedicated service and impeccable Myanmar warm hospitality.