TIME : GMT+ 6 hours 30 minutes
ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY: 230volts AC.50Hz,UK Plug
Myanmar requires a visa for all foreigners visiting the country. A valid passport with entry visa is required of all visitors . A tourist visa allows a stay of 28 days,extendible for an additional 14days. Applications can be made at any Myanmar embassy and consulate general office abroad.Show your passport and disembarkation card on arrival to the immigration officer at the international airport.Visa on arrival(VOA)is now available for business persons and entrepreneurs at Yangon International Airport beginning June 1,2012.
At the port of entry,all foreign currencies,jewellery,electrical and electronic articles,and cameras that are to be carried out upon departure must be declared on the customs from.Export of antiques,archaeological objects,and unset gemstones is prohibited.
The international dialling code for Myanmar is +95.The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code .
Internet cafes are widely available in Yangon and Mandalay as well as at all major cities.Public telephone booths can be found at many street corners,railway stations,bus terminals and airport in big cities.Please note that mobile phones from other countries will not work in Myanmar. However ,domestic mobile rentals are available at Yangon and Mandalay airport.
Nowadays Free wifi services any place is possible it.
Myanmar has three seasons:
the monsoon or rainy season from May to October;
the cool season from November to February;
and the hot season from March to May. The average temperature ranges from 32 C in central and lower areas to 21C in the northern highlands.
WHAT TO WEAR
For hot weather,light,casual cotton clothing is best.When visiting northern Myanmar during the cold season,take a sweater or light jacket.During the rainy season,sandals,quick-drying clothes,and an umbrella are recommended.The dress code for pagodas and monasteries prescribes decent apparel,and no footwear is allowed.
Government office: 09:30 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)
Banks :10:30 to 14:00(Monday to Friday)
Shop:10:00 to 21;00(Monday to Saturday ;many are also open Sunday)
The local currency is the Kyat(pronounced”chat”),which is issued in denominations of 1,5,10,20,50,100,200,500,1000,10000 notes.The exchange rate can vary greatly and quickly,so please check on arrival.
Please use discretion when photographing people.For close up shots always ask permission first. And then you can take photo with local people with their beautiful styles.
There will be passenger services charge of 2000 kyat for all domestic passenger.International passenger will be services charge 10 US$.
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