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Myanmar Telecommunication

There are three operators in Myanmar: Telenor, Ooredoo, MPT.Please check your phone for it is locked or unlocked before this trip. An easy way to tell what status your phone could be is the money you pay for it. If you paid $, $99 or $199 for a top model Apple, Samsung or Nokia phone, a price that low means your phone has been subsidized, which is locked.  If your phone is locked, you wo...

2nd of August
Tags: Myanmar Telecommunication, Myanmar travel

Myanmar Travel Cost and Money

Currency in Myanmar is Burmese kyat. Here is a price list in Myanmar for reference (by 2015):A bottle of water (500ml): US$ 0.35 A local beer at a bar/restaurants: US$ 1.2 A glass of coca cola in a restaurant: US$ 0.9 Street food: US$2.5 Western decent meal at local restaurant: US$18 Cash (in USD) works in most travel destinations of Myanmar although Kyat is mor...

2nd of August
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Myanmar Transportation

RoadRoad conditions in Myanmar can be classified as acceptable, poor, very poor and extremely poor. Even the acceptable road in Myanmar has only 2 lanes. In raining season, some roads are impossible to pass.  Larger towns in Myanmar offer a variety of bicycle rickshaws or trishaws, horse carts, ox carts, vintage taxis (taxi) and thai tuk-tuks or tiny four-wheeled 'blue taxi' Mazdas. T...

2nd of August
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The Best Time to Travel Myanmar (Burma)

Weather & ClimateMyanmar has two distinct seasons – dry and wet. From October to May is dry season, and April to September is wet season. March to April and the early wet season (May and June) usually are the hottest of the year. As you would expect, temperatures throughout the country are greatly affected by altitude and therefore the hill stations, lakes and Himalayan foothills are far coole...

2nd of August
Tags: Myanmar travel, Myanmar travel season