Myanmar Destination

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    Hakha: The Chin State Capital is about 1,828 m (6,000 ft) above sea level. The mountains around the capital are famous for their orchids and occasionally new specious are found. Temperatures smonetimes dip below zero degrees Celsius in the winter season.
    Places To Visit: Reh Lake (Heart Shape Lake), Tattooed Faces, Naga New Year Festival
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    Hpakant: The jade mines at Hpakant can be visit by booking with the Ministery of Hotels & Tourism although the town is sometimes closed to foreigners. Still on site is the biggest imperial jade boulder in the world, 21 m (70 fts) long and 10.6 m (35 fts) in circumference. It can be seen by climbing down a 12 m (40 fts) shaft with safty ladders.
    Places To Visit: Shwe Myitzu Pagoda of Indawgyi Lake, The Confluence, Mt. Hkakaborazi, Putao
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    Mawlamyaine: The Mon State capital is the third largest city in Myanmar after Yangon and Mandalay and has long been an important port. it was captured by the British in 1826 during the 1st Anglo-Burman War and served as their capital from 1827 to 1852. The Strand is a pleasant place to stroll with beautiful colonial buildings facing the river. 
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    Loikaw: The Kayah State Capital is surrouned by scenic mountain ranges, lakes and waterfalls, which locals believe are the home of the half-human, half bird creature, The Keinara, which is the State symbol. Loikaw is an attractive town and in the suburb are large wooden houses set in lush, green compounds.
    Places To Visit: Taung-kwei Pagoda, Padaung Tribe (Long Neck with Rings)
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    Taunggyi: The Shan State capital is high on a mountain: Taunggyi literally meanss 'Bigh Mountain'. It was not a hill station but a busy trade centre.
  • Literally meaning "Royal Capital", Nay Pyi Taw was declared Myanmar's capital on Januray 1st, 2006. Nay Pyi Taw is expanding rapidly because it is attraction people from throughout the country. 
    Places To Visit: Uppatasanti Pagoda, National Landmark Garden, Water Fountain Garden, Gems Museum, Safari & Zoological Garden

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