Southern Myanmar is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and islands in the world. The azure waters and soft sand make it a perfect place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Why you should visit Southern Destinations?

1. Because of delta region of Myanmar, you will see thousands of visitors who wants to get out of daily life and relax at ocean blue regions.
2. Having the main ports and main commercial city of Myanmar, if you are planning for the business-related trip, this region should be at first.
3. Not only beach tours but also day trekking can be made at Bago Yoma, Golden Rock and some regions of Tanintharyi.
4. If snorkeling and scuba diving are included in your itinerary, make sure you have experiences or proper certified guide for this.
5. The region also offers for the chances to explore Moken (Salone) people so called sea gypsy and its unique traditional culture though it has its own timing that you can only explore their culture only when they are landed during monsoon time.

Southern Myanmar Regions

Bago is a region in Myanmar located close to Yangon region.BagoCity , formerly known as Hanthawaddy the name of a Burmese-Mon Kingdom is the capital city of Bago region.The Burmese name Bago is derived from the Mon language place name Bagaw.It is located 80 kilometres north-east of Yangon.


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Yangon is a region in Lower Myanmar bordered by the Gulf of Martaban. A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and gilded Buddhist pagodas define its skyline. Yangon is the most popular city and its most important commercial centre. Yangon is the most developed region of the country and the main international gateway. The population is 7.361 million (2014)with an area of 10,277 km².
The region is home to a diverse range of ethnic groups, including the Mon, Karen, and Bamar peoples. The state capital, Moulmein, is a major trading hub and the largest city in the Mon State. The region is renowned for its production of teak lumber and rubber, as well as its stunning temples and scenic coastline. In recent years, the Mon State has experienced rapid economic growth, due in part to foreign investment. With its rich culture and natural beauty, the Mon State is an increasingly popular destination for tourists from all over the world.
Kayin is a state located in southeastern Myanmar. It is bordered by Thailand to the east, Bago Region to the north, Kayah State to the south, and Shan State to the west. The region has an area of 11,700 square kilometers and a population of approximately 1.5 million people


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Tanintharyi is located in the Southern part of Myanmar. It is surrounded by mountains, islands, beaches, waterfalls, hot springs and historical pagodas. The capital city Tanintharyi region is Dawei. The residents of Tanintharyi are Burmese people ( Dawei, Myeik and Moken (Salone) ). Tanintharyi has three districts which are Dawei, Myeik and Kawthaung. The neighboring country is Thailand and Kawthaung is the entry point of Thailand (Ranaung).


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Ayeyarwady Region is flanked by the Rakhine Yoma range in the west. The capital city is Pathein. The residents of Ayeyarwady are Burmese people( Rakhine, Indians, Kayin. There are famous places to visit like Chaungtha, NgweSaung ,Lovers Island, Goyangyi Island, Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary, Bird Island, Thameehla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary...etc,.

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One of the most appealing aspects of travelling in Myanmar is getting to know its local people and businesses. Whether you're visiting the bustling markets of Yangon or trying local delicacies in a small village, you'll get a firsthand look at the rich culture and traditions that influence life in Myanmar.

Culture & History

Southern Myanmar also has a rich history and culture, which can be explored in its many temples and archaeological sites. The southern part of the country, specifically the island of Myanmar, is well-known for its seafood. In fact, many people consider seafood to be a staple of the Myanmar diet.

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Weaving Dawei Traditional Longyi

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The Ayeyarwaddy River is teeming with fish, and locals often go out in boats to cast their lines. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a dolphin Southern Myanmar is a region of incredible natural beauty, with the Ayeyarwaddy River winding its way through verdant rice paddies and lush agricultural land. It's also home to some of the country's most delicious food, cooked in traditional clay pots over open fires. Southern Myanmar is home to Bago, a city rich in history and culture. Southern Myanmar's Moe Yun Gyi Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to numerous rare and endangered animal species. With its sunny beaches and clear waters, Southern Myanmar is a great place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty whether you're looking for a relaxing holiday or memorable trip.

Northern Regions

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Central Regions of Myanmar


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Nothern Regions of Myanmar

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Southern Regions of Myanmar

Nature & Environment

Travelling to Myanmar is a unique and rewarding experience that allows you to explore the diverse landscapes and cultures of this fascinating country. The country is rich in biodiversity due to its diverse ecosystems and varying altitude from sea level to the high mountain peaks of the Himalaya. And on top of that there is the tropical Mergui archipelago which has more than 800 islands and is full with coral reefs. Myanmar is also home to some of the largest remaining intact forests in Southeast Asia. Besides all this beauty Myanmar is also one of the countries that is most vulnerable for climate change in the world.


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Dawei Women in Cashew Nuts Processing

Sea Gypsies Village of Dome Naung Mai

Best Time to Visit

Generally, the best time to visit the southern part of Myamar is from October to March when the weather is pleasant, cool and dry. During these months, you can enjoy many outdoor activities without having to worry about the weather. Because of having many islands and beaches in this region, the beach time which starts from October to early May would be the most recommended time to visit. But for Yangon, he best time to visit Yangon from June to August. The temperature is slightly high but less rain and hotels and lodges will give to you great promotion deals. March and April are the hottest months for those regions and but Bago Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda always takes place in April. Just be aware that there can be some common floods because of its delta regions and islands and beaches are not allowed to travel in rainy season.

How to get there

Having Andamen Sea and Bay of Bangal as borders, getting by international cruise is one of your options to enter Southern Myanmar. Besides, you can also use airplanes, cars and trains for local transportation but for remote area or some regions difficult or taking too long to get there, airplane are normally used which you can use both public or governmental airport. Because of having tourist gateway, visitors can also come by passing through the international land borders at Myawaddy.

Economy & Business

With its business port and natural resources, Southern Myanamar is a perfect place to invest in. The country has a lot to offer, and Southern Myanmar is no exception. Possessing Myanmar's business hub,Yangon, the region is full of international corporate offices with lots of things to offer visitors, from beautiful temples to interesting markets. In addition to its culinary delights, the south of Myanmar is also home to some of the country's best fishing.