If you are a travel freak, there’s good news for you all. Manipur’s Chief Minister, N Biren Singh has announced to introduce a much-awaited bus service that will connect Imphal (Manipur, India) to Mandalay in Myanmar. The bus service will set to begin in April. However, it has been stated that if the demand will increase the service will also be provided daily. The objective to launch this bus is to improve road connectivity with Southeast Asian countries.
Apart from this, the Chief Minister of Myanmar has also mentioned that the flight services between Imphal and Mandalay will also be functional soon to increase the convenience of the travellers. So, if you were planning to travel to Myanmar via road, the news is in your favour.
However, while you visit Myanmar using this service, where would you like to visit?
You can visit these following places in Myanmar which are quite famous-
1. Sule Pagoda
Sule Pagoda is a place of peace and meditation situated in the middle of the busy city. It is more than 2,000 years old. It is one of the popular places in Myanmar to visit among devotees because it houses a hair relic of Buddha.
2. Chauk-Htat-Gyi Buddha Temple
Myanmar is among the hotlist which is known for famous Buddhist temples and the Chauk-Htat-Gyi Buddha Temple is one of them. This place is home to a huge 65-meter reclining Buddha. This is one of the best places to visit in Myanmar especially if you are on a tour of the country’s temples. Seriously, it is so calming to watch reclining Buddha’s and his relaxed pose with a peaceful expression.
The ancient city of Bagan is one of the most interesting places to visit in Myanmar. Over 2,000 Buddhist monuments dot the Bagan Archaeological Zone that’s spread across 26 square miles. The best way to enjoy the entirety of this breathtaking city is to hop into a hot air balloon and fly over it. Also, don’t forget to take a good quality camera with you to capture the best monuments from above.
4. Kandawgyi Park
If you are someone who is looking for peace on a holiday, then this is the most perfect place for you to visit while you are on a trip to Myanmar. This park was built during the colonial period and was very important to the British rulers. Also, it is the best place to relax and calm your mind and soul. It offers picturesque views too.
5. Mandalay Palace
This is also one of the best places to visit in Myanmar. The palace consists of a watchtower which you can climb and soak in the beautiful views of the city. The most interesting thing about this palace is a pyramid which is made up of gilt filigree built above the main throne of the palace.
So, these were some of the best places which you can visit in Myanmar when you plan a road trip via Bus or after launching of much-awaited bus service as mentioned above.