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Cheap flights from Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a Southeast Asian country which is also called Burma. It is located on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast, with neighbouring countries Bangladesh and India to the west, China to the north, and Laos and Thailand to the east. Myanmar’s capital is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon also known as Rangoon.

Where to go

Yangon is known as the Garden City of the East, with its wide array of tropical trees, shady parks, and lakes. One of the must-see destinations in Yangon is the Shwedagon Pagoda, as well as Sule Pagoda, National Museum, Bogyoke Museum, and Gems Museum.

Bagan is one of the richest archaeological sites in the region, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. Visitors flock the area to explore the world’s largest concentration of pagodas and Buddhist temples.

Mandalay is the main economic hub of Upper Myanmar. It is also the second largest city and the last royal capital of the country. Explore some of the popular religious sites such as Maha Myat Muni Paya (second holiest pilgrimage site in Myanmar), Shwe Kyi Myin Paya, and Mandalay Hill with its monasteries, pagodas, and temples.

Direct flights are available from Yangon to Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world and serves as the main gateway for visitors travelling to the country. The Grand Palace is one of its major attractions, and Buddhist Temples which include Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. Visitors can likewise go on cruises or boat trips to explore Chao Phraya and Thonburi's canals and discover traditional architecture and Thai culture.

Bangkok is also a popular shopping destination for both tourists and locals. Siam, Ratchaprasong, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Taling Chan Floating Market, and Yaowarat. On the other hand, backpackers head to Khao San Road which has long been known to have budget-friendly accommodations and shops.

From Yangon, visitors can take a flight going to Frankfurt, Germany via Phuket, Thailand. Frankfurt is the largest city in the state of Hesse and the fifth largest city in Germany. It is one of the leading financial centres in the world as it is also home to large commercial banks including the European Central Bank. Visitors flock significant city landmarks such as Römer, featuring nine houses that form the city hall. Saint Bartholomew's Cathedral, the main church of the city, was built in the 14th and 15th centuries. Other famous attractions are Saint Paul’s Church, the Archaeological Garden, and the concert hall Alte Oper.

Most skyscrapers in Germany are located in the Bankenviertel financial district near the centre of Frankfurt. These skyscrapers include the Commerzbank Tower, the tallest building in Europe and main hub of Commerzbank.

How to get out

There are international flights at Yangon, Mandalay, and Naypyidaw airports. Visitors need to pay the departure/airport tax in US dollars when leaving Myanmar. It is also important to reconfirm tickets a few days in advance at domestic, international, or offline air ticket centres in Yangon.

Tourists going to Thailand can leave Myanmar through Kawthaung- Ranong, Tiki (Tee Khee) - Ban Phu Nam Ron, Myawaddy - Mae Sot Overland Border Crossing, or Mae Sai Overland Border Crossing. For those who are going to China, cross the Ruli Muse border, though permission is needed from the Myanmar Ministry of Tourism and it can be expensive.

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