Enjoy a Burmese tea leaf salad; enjoy the famous buffets or the perfect game at the ‘Thingyan’ Water Festival on New Year’s Eve. This is one of the most exciting events you can take on Myanmar tour packages.
Ship Voyage on the Irrawaddy River
The Irrawaddy River, the longest river in Myanmar, is in the wind like a silk ribbon stretching across the north-south of the country. The scenery along the river and the life of the fishermen still retain its beautiful beauty and penetrate deep into the human heart. If you have the opportunity to experience a trip around Myanmar, then you should take a day off by sailing a boat on the Irrawaddy River.
Enjoy a Tea Leaf Salad
In almost all parts of the world, people can be seen eating tea instead of drinking like Myanmar. One of the most unique dishes here is a special salad made from pre-cooked green tea leaves and mixed with cabbage pieces, tomatoes, beans, garlic oil, slices, and hot chili peppers.
Enjoy the Buffet at Popular Prices
When you travel to Myanmar, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious buffet for as little as $ 5, and even drinking water. You will be served at a table. When the food runs out, the staff will bring you new dishes. At the end of the meal, you will be given a variety of fruit and jam desserts.
Visit the Nat Festival
Nats are spirits worshiped in Burma (or Myanmar) along with Buddhism. On this holiday, people make solemn sacrifices, dance, and embody the spirit of Nat in a trance. Don’t miss the opportunity to host the biggest Nat Festival, which takes place every August in Taung by one and Popa Mountain.
Just Enjoy the Sunrise and Sunset in Myanmar
It is the Bein Bridge – a crossroads that crosses Lake Taungthaman near Amarapura in Myanmar. The 1.2 kilometers bridge was built around 1850 and is the oldest and longest teak bridge in the world. It is a symbol of Myanmar and the point of enjoying the most beautiful sunset in the whole world. During the day, the bridge is crossed between wooden pillars and covered with a bright yellow color of the sunset. Tourists can rent wooden boats to approach the bridge and watch the sunset on the lake. Also, for Bagan, one of the most popular destinations in Myanmar holiday packages, you will enjoy sitting on the highest step of the temple and seeing the first light of dawn. In the morning, Bagan resembles a legend with hundreds of mysterious and ancient shrines.
Participation in the Thingyan Water Festival
Thingyan, which takes place in mid-April according to the Gregorian calendar, is one of the largest and most widely celebrated holidays in Myanmar. Commonly known as the Water Festival, Thingyan allows people to celebrate the Burmese New Year. It is also a special event that gives everyone the opportunity to honor the name of the Buddha and play with them and throw water at each other. The ceremonial atmosphere is the busiest in Mandalay, where people use water guns and water delivery devices and constantly throw water at each other.
Thanaka Grinding Event
Thanaka is a traditional yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from the bark of a pineapple tree. Females use it not only as a protection against heat but also as a decoration. During a trip to Myanmar, Burmese people rubbed it on your face and you can take some pictures with them.