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Cheap flights to Myanmar

Reasons To Visit Myanmar

Boasting an incredibly rich and diverse history and cultural heritage, Myanmar is also a place of stunning natural beauty with many exciting opportunities for adventurous travelers. Many of the attractions in the country are centered on its wide collection of temples and religious sites such as the popular ancient site of Bagan or the 2,000 year old Shwedagon Pagoda. The biggest city and former capital of Myanmar is Yangon, a thriving city which also has a sacred spiritual side with its many pagodas and temples. Outside of its cities there are many beautiful beaches along its coast, while the waters off the country are said to be the finest in the region for scuba-diving.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Myanmar from Yangon to Mandalay

Arriving In Myanmar

The busiest airport in Myanmar is Yangon International Airport which is situated 15 km away from Yangon. The airport is comprised of three passenger terminals, with international flights handled at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Myanmar, it is possible to make the journey directly from Dubai to Yangon. Currently Emirates is the only airline operating flights on this route, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport. Read our guide to the Emirates baggage allowance.

At Yangon International Airport you will find a decent range of amenities and facilities including cafés and fast food outlets as well as duty-free shopping. In addition to this, the airport has a few airport lounges on site offering luxurious and comfortable surroundings. When you have arrived in the country the easiest way to travel from the airport is to flag down a taxi, although there are also public buses which stop a brief walk from the airport.

Myanmar Travel Information

Although many nationals will be able to travel to Myanmar without needing a visa, UAE nationals will have to acquire a visa first before flying. In Myanmar there is a significant rainy season which begins in May and continues until October, while the hottest and driest period in the country is between January and April. Myanmar is 2 hours 30 minutes ahead of the UAE, while prices in the country are a lot cheaper than those in the UAE.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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