China Southern Airlines in cooperation with KLM (their Sky Team partner) has updated an interesting promotion to those travellers willing to visit Myanmar (used to be known as Burma) before it becomes another “casual tourist” destination. These are open-jaw flights which in this case means you have to look for the connection Warszaw – Yangoon – Germany, where the air tickets are available from €474! For a slightly higher fare (but with better routing) you may also consider to depart from Amsterdam.
As mentioned your return flight has be be back to Germany. To book the cheapest flight to Yangon you have to return back to Frankfurt. For a bit higher fares you may return back to various airports in Germany such as Munich, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart or Hannover.
Promotional deal of China Southern Airlines allows to book your ticket in travel period till end of March 2015. (with latest late of your outbound flight 10th of April 2015). We appreciate to share your knowledge if you have recent experiences with crossing borders with Thailand – please let us know at flynous(at)gmail.com -Thanks!
Travel date samples (based on departures ex Warszaw)
23.9. . 15.10.
6. – 26.11.2014
5. – 21.1.2015
12. – 28.1.
4. – 25.2.
23.2. – 9.3.
3. – 25.3.
18.3. – 8.4.
To check your connection possibilities we recommend to use service of Skyscanner. This tool gives you quickly an idea which airlines are available from your home town. In some cases your flight caN have longer stopover in China which you would have to accept if you want to travel to Myanmar for such a low rate, take the opportunity to visit the city as you may get free transit visa (up to 96h) upon arrival.
Booking sample of cheap open-jaw flights to Yangon in Myanmar for €474 below. In this case you would be departing from Warszaw to Yangon on 2nd of March. Your return flight from Myanmar back to Frankfurt would take place on 25th of March 2015
Places you shold not miss in Myanmar:
According to Burma’s tourism authority, there were 816,000 international arrivals in the last year – an increase of 30 per cent on figures from 2012. In the last nine months of 2013, international arrivals doubled.
Many travel agencies have listed Burma as one of its top 10 countries to visit in 2014. A spokesperson said demand for tours to Burma has been overwhelming.
“Burma, or Myanmar, remains one of the world’s most mysterious and untouched destinations. The country is now on people’s travel radars as a holiday destination, following the encouraging actions of President Thein Sein, who has put the country on the path to democracy.”
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Situated 80 km north east of Yangon, Bago makes a perfect day trip or can also be an element of 2 days trip to Kyaikhtiyo Golden Rock Pagoda or even a longer tour including Mawlamyine Moulemein). It is home to a big reclining Buddha image and the golden Shwemawdaw Pagoda, a notable landmark in Bago. There is a noted monastery where an end is made to take photos of Buddhist monk’s position in queue in the late morning for their last meal of the day.
The rather rigorous trip to this unique pilgrimage site is always satisfied with a fabulous sight of a huge rock weighing 600 tons, insecurely balanced at the edge of a crag of Paung Laung Mountain Chain, around 200 km Southeast of Yangon. On top of the boulder is a delicate pagoda, enshrined with a single strand of hair relic of Buddha, which is said to be the prime force maintains the balance of this huge boulder.
Mawlamyine is also recognized as Moulemein, a name given by the British colonial settlers. Visitors to Mawlamyine are simply charmed at the scenic beauty and its temperate climate. The impression of post-colonial decay is still palpable here as this town was an administration hub of British Raj in the early 19th Century. It’s also a good-looking and tropical town with a ride of stupa-capped hills on one side and the sea on the others.
The town of Bagan (formerly spelled as “Pagan”), central Myanmar (Burma), located on the left bank of the Irrawaddy River and approximately 90 miles (145 km) southwest of Mandalay. The site of an old capital city of Myanmar, Pagan is a pilgrimage centre and contains very old Buddhist shrines that have been restored and repaint and are in current use. Ruins of other shrine and pagodas cover a wide area. The most attractive of the temples are Ananda Temple, Dhammayangyi Temple, Shwezigon Pagoda, and Thatbyinnyu Temple.
A completely special dimension to the Myanmar travel experience. Here the stress is on lovely lake scenery, hazy distant mountains and interesting local society. The vast lake, natural and clean, is studded with floating islands and is renowned for its scenic beauty, unique leg-rowers and colorful local markets. This vast picturesque lake, 900 metres above sea-level, is one of the main tourist attractions in Myanmar. The lakeshore and lake islands bear 17 villages on stilts, mostly occupied by the Intha people. These is another quite interesting article focusing to help you how to not let you to be cheated by airlines.
Kyaing Tong (Keng Tong)
Kyaing Tong is known for its scenic beauty and many colorful ethnic tribes. located in the eastern Shan State and 452 km from Taunggyi and 176km from Tachileik. Places of interest around Kyaingtong are, the Spa, Naung Tong Lake, Sunn Taung Monastery, Central market and Traditional Lacquer ware works and weaving factory.There are many villages of various ethnic tribes resided around Kyaing Tong
Probably Myanmar’s best-known beach (for now), Ngapali is situated on the Bay of Bengal, just a 45-minute flight from Yangon. With its miles of white sand, turquoise waters and green palms, it’s steadily creeping up the ranks of the world’s most paradisaical beaches, and is served by a number of attractive resorts. Book early to ensure your place in heaven.
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