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Travelers Help Local Kids Ride the Ocean Waves
nice story, such a simple sport, surprising they don't have that already, would be such a good thing...
Franco, Italy Italy
April 03, 2013
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A Coast Rich in Wildlife and Marine Wonders
That video is an eye opener. wow! awesome. I'm sold and so coming to dive Burma. We need information...
SummerHunt, United States United States
March 07, 2013
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Hkakabo Razi: The Final Himalayan Conquest
looks incredible - someone has to go in the do the groundbreaking for us, we need trails and to know...
foxqueen, Sweden Sweden
April 08, 2013
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Want Piece of Myanmar? You Can Lease, Not Buy
High land costs deter the investors into Myanmar. That is the real issue, especially for...
Mammoth, United Kingdom United Kingdom
March 11, 2013
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Don't Miss Yangon’s Top 5 Colonial-Era Buildings
Despite being a reminder of colonialism, the buildings themselves are impressive, so hopefully they...
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May 17, 2013
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All Adventure Attractions

Dive with sharks, blast down white-water rapids, or trek to Himalayan villages no other traveler has set foot in. Myanmar (Burma) is the perfect place for thrilling adventures.

And not all attractions are geared toward adrenaline-junkies.

In addition to stellar surfing, rock climbing and other sporting activity, this country offers softer unique experiences that are perfect for all ages and skill levels. Just two examples: Cycle through the tranquil countryside or float in a hot air balloon above hundreds of ancient pagodas.

Your options for excitement are virtually endless.

Bayin Nyi cave
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The complex is situated around the base of a series of low hills near the banks of the Dondami River.
Unwind on the Irrawaddy (or Ayeyarwady) River
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The Irrawaddy River is Myanmar's largest and flows the length of the country before entering the Andaman Sea.
Escape to Soft Sands and Peace of Ngapali Beach
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Located in Rakhine State near Thandwe, Ngapali Beach is one of the most well-known coastal areas.
Ngwe Saung Elephant Camp is Interactive
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Opened in 2000, this area attraction is an elephant camp that is an easy drive from the beaches.
Mt. Zwekabin
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In the background of the Thanlwin River stands Mt. Zwekabin, which is 723 meters high.
Shwe Oo Min Pagoda
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Just when Buddhist temples and pagodas begin to look the same, Myanmar will surprise its visitors.
Mount Hkakabo Razi
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In tropical Myanmar (Burma), the slopes of Mount Hkakabo Razi can often be seen glistening with snow.
Natma-Taung National Park & Mt Victoria
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The 3,053-meter-high Natma-Tuang (formerly Mount Victoria) is a sky island where the flora and fauna at its upper elevations are dramatically different.
Golden Rock Teeters on the Edge
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While the pagoda itself is not much to write home about, what the structure is perched on will catch and hold your attention.
Lumpi Marine National Park
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Once closed to foreigners, the Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago was opened in 1997 in a deal with Thailand and dive operators.
Kawgun Cave
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While the many limestone caves around Hpa-An are natural marvels of their own, if you can only visit one, it would have to be Kawgun Cave temple.
Kaladan River
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Some 320 kilometers long, the Kalandan River forms a central part of the international border between India and Myanmar and is a busy waterway.
Hlawgar Wildlife Park
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If you’re up for a bit of ecotourism, look no further than Hlawgar National Park, located in Mingaladon, about 35km north of Yangon.
Chattin Wildlife Sanctuary
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The 269-square-kilometer Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of Myanmar's most important centers of eco-tourism, and a home to Eld's Deer, or Thamin.
Saramati Mountain
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Nearf the border between India and Myanmar (Burma), Mount Saramati's snow-capped peak rises above the hills of Nagaland/Naga Hills.
The Moken (Mergui Archipelago)
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The Moken people in Myanmar are located around the Mergui Archipelago area. They are an indigenous people and spend much of their life on the water.
Akauk Hill
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Akauk Hill marks a crossing point along the Irrawaddy River, where Burmese and British interests met.
Can You Guess How Many Pagodas in Bagan? 2,000!
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Bagan is a beautiful ancient city located on the Eastern bank of the Irrawaddy River in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. It is home to temples dating back 1,500 years.
Trek the Infamous Golden Triangle
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The Golden Triangle region once produced most of the world's heroin, fueling drug wars and organized crime syndicates across the globe. But today, it's possible to trek through this beautiful, territory.
Explore Myanmar's Himalayan Mountains
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Challenging, beautiful and rarely explored, the Himalayan Mountains of Myanmar (Burma) are often overlooked by most globe-trotting adventurers. But that could change soon.
Myanmar's Caves Ideal for Spiritual Spelunker
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Does the thought of squeezing your way through an unexplored cavern make you happy? Then you'll love Myanmar (Burma). Many caves remain unexplored.
Do Some Technical Rock-Climbing in Myanmar
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With its ample limestone crags and sky-piercing mountains, Myanmar (Burma) offers the perfect terrain for technical rock climbing. Yet, the most dizzying peaks have yet to be conquered.
Sail the Myanmar Coast: Just Ocean, Sky, and You
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Discover golden beaches, towering limestone cliffs and jungles teeming with bright-colored birds when you ply the waters off Myanmar's coast in a sailboat.
Myamar Offers Fine Bungee-Jumping Sites
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You can bungee-jump from almost anywhere—towers, jagged cliffs and even helicopters. So it may just be a matter of time before extreme sports enthusiasts can take the plunge in Myanmar.
One of the Few Ways to Camp in Myanmar
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Technically, camping is not allowed anywhere in Myanmar(Burma). Get caught snoozing inside a tent and the police will likely confiscate your shelter.