Travel Documents (Visa)
Every traveller must be in possession of valid passport with a Myanmar Entry Visa. Myanmar Embassies/Consulates abroad issue two types of visa for tourists: the "FIT (Foreign Independent Traveller) Visa" and the "Package Tour Visa". Both are valid for 28-day. Visa on arrival is granted on prior arrangement.
There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency which may be brought into Myanmar but the amount exceeds US$ 2000 must be declared to the custom upon entry. Jewelries, electrical goods and cameras should be declared at the airport. Antiques and archaeologically valuable items are strictly prohibited to be taken out.
The unit of currency is the Kyat and currency notes are issued in dominations of Ks 1000, Ks 500, Ks 200, Ks 100, Ks 50, Ks 20, Ks 15, Ks 10, Ks 5, & Ks 1.
There is three general seasons in Myanmar. The hot season runs from mid-February to mid-May; the rainy season (monsoon) from mid-May to mid-October; and the dry, cool season from mid-October to mid-February.
If the travelers are not coming from an infected area, no vaccination certificate is required.
About 89.4% of population - mainly Bamar, Shan, Mon, Rakhine and some Kayin are Buddhists. The rest are Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Animates. Christian population is composed mainly of Kayin, Kachin and Chin.
Myanmar is served internationally by Myanmar Airways International, Thai Airways International, Silk Air, Air China, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Pakistan Airlines, All Nippon Airlways and Malaysian Airlines. Air Mandalay links Yangon and Mandalay with Chaing Mai, Thailand.
The main cities of Myanmar are linked with each other and the other parts of the country by Myanma Airways (UB), Air Mandalay (6T) and Yangon Airways (HK) flights. There are also extensive railroad, waterways and bus services. The boat trip downriver from Mandalay to Bagan is popular.
Airport Departure Tax
Currently the Yangon International Airport departure tax is US$ or FEC 10 per person.
Local Time in Myanmar
GMT + 6.5
Every traveler must be in possession of valid passport and visa. Myanmar Embassies/Consulates abroad issue two types of visa for tourists: the "FIT (Foreign Independent Traveler) Visa" and the "Package Tour Visa". Both are valid for a stay of up to 28-day.
Accommodation is on twin sharing basis. Tourist who would like to put up at single occupancy should be paid supplementary charge.
All internal transportations will be used Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways & Myanma Airways (for Air Travels); air-conditioned cars or buses (for Road Journeys); & Coaches with reclining seats (for Rail Journeys).
All prices are quoted in US Dollars and are subject to change without prior notice. Prices include meeting& transfers, accommodation on full pension, sightseeing & excursion, internal transportation within the country, porterage for two pieces per person, & guide services.
Term and Condition
A deposit of 50% of the tour prices is requires to be made at least one month ahead of tour arrive at Myanmar. And the balance will be collect on arrival. Payment can be made by Telegraphic/Telex transfer to Myanma Investment & Commercial Bank (MICB); Add: No. 526/532, Merchant Street, Yangon, Myanmar. Fax 951 - 281 775; Telex 21244 MICB BK BM, stating A/C No. FM-10144 T Minami Tours Co., Ltd.
Cancellation takes effect from the day on which the written notice is received.
Tour Leader of a group of 15 members will be given a 50% discount on rooms, transfers and tours.
Refund of Unused Services
After commencement of travel, all services as included in the programmed but not utilized by clients are non-refundable either in full or in part.
Minami Tours Co., Ltd. and/or their agents act only as agents for the passenger in regard to travel whether by railroad, motorcar, motor-coach, boat, airplane or any other means of transport and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason of defect in any vehicle or for any reason whatsoever or through irregularities which may be caused through willful or negligent acts or omission on the part of the organizations or individuals providing or engaged in transportation, accommodations, or other services relative to the execution of the tour or through natural calamities and other factors beyond their control. They can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to accident, delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, or other causes.
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