Myanmar is a magical place, a fabled land of ancient temples, misty plains and a river so enchanting it captures the imaginations of writers such as Orwell and Kipling. Exploring these timeless sights, you'll experience the warm hospitality and friendly welcome of the Burmese people, whose smiles are as captivating as the landscapes.

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE: Yangon: 13.8 kilometres TIME ZONE: GMT +6.5 hours | CURRENCY: Burmese Kyat (MMK). US Dollars are widely accepted. Kyat is a closed currency, so change any leftover cash before you leave LANGUAGE: Burmese is the official language, English is usually spoken in hotels, travel angencies and tourist-friendly restuarants.