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Updated June 6, 2017
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  1. Very cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Mawlamyine, Myanmar
    The Breeze Guesthouse is about the cheapest accomodation in Mawlamyine, rooms are from $ 7. The cheap rooms are ultra basic, this time I had a single bed room for $ 9, the $ 10 and $ 12 rooms are quite a bit better. There is now free wifi and bre…
  2. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Mandalay, Myanmar
    It is possible to do a daytrip to Pyin U Lwin. Pickups (1500 Kyat, 2.5 hours) and shared taxies (4000 Kyat, 2 hours) start in Mandalay from 27. street/83. street opposite the Silver Star Hotel. In Pyin U Lwin pickups start near the roundabout on the …
  3. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Mandalay, Myanmar
    The Nylon Hotel is one of the cheaper options in Mandalay, simple rooms with hot shower and toilet from $ 15, $ 18 online (maybe the new Nylon hotel, March 2017, also payable in Kyat) breakfast included. Wifi in the lobby and the breakfast room (6. f…
  4. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Tamu, Myanmar
    The Shwe Oakar Guest House is also working for 7Diamonds agency (where I got the border crossing permit) did send an employee to the border, which brought me to the hotel where I could refresh myself a bit and then to the nearby bus terminal. This wa…
  5. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Imphal, India
    Moreh is a small place with very basic hotels only. I stayed at New Lodge, opposite State Bank of India, 400 Rupies for a large room with toilet and ice cold shower, other places where about the same. Food is definitely not exiting but people are fri…
  6. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Mawlamyine, Myanmar
    Transportation from Mawlamyine: Train to Yangon 12 hours and 2200 to 5500 Kyat no sleeping car, the bus, normaly 6 hours, 6000 Kyat / $ 4,50, if unlucky might take also 13 hours and you don't arrive at the center. By train (very slow line and you h…
  7. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Tamu, Myanmar
    From Tamu you have buses to Yangon, 11.30 am, minibuses to Mandalay at 8 am and 2 pm, 22000 Kyat (27000 for front seat, this minibus brings you to the area with the cheap guest houses in Mandalay) Kyat, also to several other places. To India you hav…
  8. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Myanmar
    Money is still a problem, but not as much as before. The first time I i was in Myanmar the local currency came in 35,70 and 90 bills, and it was only possible to change cash US $. Last winter I came overland from India, the hotel at the Tamu borde…
  9. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Dawei, Myanmar
    The Dream Emperor Guesthouse has single bed rooms with bathroom, television and fan for 10000 Kyat (unfortunately single bed rooms where was already full when I got there, but got it the next day) and double bed rooms with television, air conditionin…
  10. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Kawthoung, Myanmar
    I booked the Penguin Hotel online for € 15, a very small single bed room with bathroom toilet, a flat-screen television, wifi and breakfast, I arrived very early at 9 am,the room was made within 10 minutes. You can book minibuses to Myeik and fur…
  11. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Bangkok, Thailand
    Bangkok is a convenient place to get the Myanmar Visa, you can get a tourist visa at the Embassy of Myanmar in 2 working days for 1600 Baht, a business visa for 2000 or more Baht. You need 2 pictures with a white background (2012 might have changed …
  12. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Myeik, Myanmar
    The White Pearl Guesthouse is one of the cheapest places in Myeik and at a quite convenient location. The rooms are a bit faded, a two bed room with fan, shared bathroom, breakfast and free wifi will cost you US $ 14 if you drop in and US $ 15 if…
  13. Very cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Hsipaw, Myanmar
    When arriving in Hsipo by train hotel boys where waiting at the station. I hadn't booked anything and selected the Yee Shin Guesthouse, about 10 more tourists did the same, when arriving the check in was done surprisingly fast. Single bedrooms with s…
ulis says:
Which places you intend to visit?
Posted on: Mar 02, 2017
shavy says:
I'll be travelling to Myanmar in May, good to know this info of your transportation review
Posted on: Mar 02, 2017
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