Burma, a beautiful country in Southeast Asia, is a wonderful place to discover for its indigenous culture, architecture and population. The best time to go on a Burma trip is from November to February after the monsoon but before the big heat when travelers are seduced by good sunshine and cool temperatures.
For a great experience in this beautiful country, travelers need to have knowledge about the Myanmar weather and climate. Burma has tropical monsoon climate with three major seasons characterized by monsoon and high humidity in the south and a warm and dry climate in the center of the country.
From June to October is the monsoon season with heavy rains especially in July and August. There may be some typhoons or storms from the eastern sea at this time. On the other hand, the center of the country is drier.
From November to February: this season is characterized by the absence of rain, the beautiful sun and a pleasant temperature. It is the best time to travel to Burma and contemplate its wonderful landscapes.
– March to May is intensely hot in most of the country, especially from Bagan to Mandalay. In addition, there are fewer tourists and hotels are significantly cheaper.
Travel to Burma
Burma has a long and fascinating history that constitutes several cultural and architectural works as well as famous historical places. This country attracts many foreign tourists by its extraordinary beauty and calm.
The trip to Myanmar would be incomplete without a visit to Bagan, the first capital of the Burmese Empire, one of the most important and impressive Buddhist archaeological sites. You can contemplate more than 2000 ancient Myanmar pagoda in the immense space of 40 km2 with tremendous landscapes of forest and mountain … Come and get struck by the Bagan sunset on the terrace of the temples – an incredible landscape of nature. Bagan gives you memories, unforgettable experiences thanks to the majestic beauty of nature, tranquility and the thousands of temples.
Then you can take a journey through Burmese history and culture in Yangon. Situated on the Yangon River and the Andaman Sea, this city is an important destination for any trip to Myanmar. In this city there are pagodas, mosques, churches … Travelers will find many historical sites, museums, markets, the park … Notably many temples and statues are covered with gold leaf.
One of the most highly recommended activities in Mandalay is the observation of the gold drummers in the leaf factories. The Mahamuni Pagoda is home to one of the most important Buddhas in Burma.
You can taste the traditional dishes with the original spices. Do not forget to buy handmade products (such as silks, lacquers, cigars, jewelry …) that are legion in this country where the craft still makes the majority of the Burmese live. The people are welcoming; it is very unlikely that you will experience any discomfort from the Burmese during your trip. Open and benevolent, they try to help you as much as they can without asking for a counterpart despite the obvious difference in wealth. The increase in the number of tourists encourages the street vendors to solicit you but a simple smile of refusal will be enough to stop them.
Myanmar will be an interesting destination for people who have strong wanderlust. A Myanmar travel will give you excellent memories. Choose the best time that suits your need and prepare your luggage for the discovery trip.