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General Information

The official language of Myanmar is Burmese.

The national currency of Myanmar is Kyat (K) (MMK).

1 MMK equals  .
equals  MMK.

Location

Myanmar

The distance from to Myanmar is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

Unfortunately, we cannot provide any information on criminality in Myanmar.

LGBT

Myanmar has a score of -3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Myanmar ranks #104 worldwide.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Myanmar should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Myanmar:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Myanmar to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Myanmar differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Myanmar, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type F
  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Myanmar and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Myanmar. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain today through Thursday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 72–87°F  /  22–31°C 93% 79%
Sun November 10 71–89°F  /  22–32°C 94% 70%
Mon November 11 70–90°F  /  21–32°C 89% 13%
Tue November 12 73–91°F  /  23–33°C 88% 3%
Wed November 13 74–92°F  /  23–33°C 88% 28%
Thu November 14 75–90°F  /  24–32°C 87% 68%
Fri November 15 76–91°F  /  25–33°C 83% 4%
Sat November 16 74–92°F  /  23–33°C 87% 8%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:09 am and sets at 05:33 pm. This equates to 11.4 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Myanmar, it is in . When the sun sets in Myanmar, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Myanmar is 1.00 MMK. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.00 MMK. Every hour of waiting time costs 3.00 MMK.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Myanmar.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 8.69 MMK.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Myanmar is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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