Bagan was the ancient capital of the first Myanmar Empire, founded by King Anawrahta. What is more, Anawrahta accomplished...view more

Shwe Dagon Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda enshrines eight hairs of the Buddha placed in a treasure chamber below it based and is the highest symbol of Myanmar people’s devotion to Buddha...view more

Inle Lake

Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar, 22 kilometers long and 11 kilometers wide located in the Shan State....view more

Padaung Woman

(Kayan People)

At the age of five (or) six, young girls receive their first neck ring...view more


Mandalay was the last capital of the third Myanmar Empire. It is located 668 km north from Yangon. Mandalay's value ...view more


The yellowish substance which women of all ages and children coated their faces, this is Thanakha ...view more

Young Novice

For the male Buddhist novice is compulsory, the most important religious ceremon ...view more

Welcome to the Golden Land

Myanmar's Brief History

      Myanmar (Burma) is the name that has long been used by its people to describe their motherland which the British named ‘Burma’ after the majority national group ‘Bamar’. It has a total area of 676,577 square km (261,218 miles) and runs 1,300 miles from north to south, draws out 575 miles from east to west. Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia peninsular sharing borders with Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, Thailand, the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
       It is a union of many nationalities as many as 135 groups speaking over 100 languages and dialects which is richly endowed not only with tourist attraction sites but also with natural resources such as natural gas, crude oil, hard woods and precious stones like Jade, Ruby, and Sapphire, the snow-cap mountains which can only be seen in Southeast Asia, Rivers, Archipelago, and Ancient Pagoda and so on.
       Buddhism has great influence on daily life of the Myanmar and preserving the traditions of close family ties, respect for the elders, reverence for Buddhism and simple native dress with a cheerful face and simple hospitality and friendliness. Myanmar is a nation with a great diversity of landscape, sights, sounds, ethnic races and boasts colorful festivals round the year.

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Elate Myanmar has discovered the interesting places to experience the best of the best in Myanmar.

Mandalay and its environs (2 Days)

This two days exploration will show you the best places around Mandalay. We will visit the ...

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Mandalay - Mingun - Ava(Inwa) - Sagaing - Monywa - Phoe Win Taung - Pakkoku - Bagan - Heho - Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon (10D/9N)

Cultural tour of Kayan Tribe (8D/7N)

Extension of the adventure with a visit to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, popularly known as the Golden Rock, one of Burma’s most important pilgrimage sites. An overnight side-trip from Yangon to see this renowned landmark can easily be included into any itinerary

Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Mandalay - Mt.Popa - Bagan - Heho - Inlay Lake - Yangon ...

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Enjoy Burma's timeless scenery from the vantage point of a riverboat on the Irrawaddy? Traditional ways of life thrive along the riverbank and a cruise offers a unique window into rural life in Burma. A number of boats cruise on this magical river.

Enjoying magnificent views of the temples of Bagan as the sun begins to set. Sit back, relax ...

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Bagan & Mt.Popa

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