Preview: Yangon, Myanmar
The iTravel Channel TV Media Network welcomes you to join us in The Golden Land, better known as Myanmar – but some may be more familiar with its previous name, Burma. If you’re curious as to why it’s known as The Golden Land, it’s simple – the nation loves gold! The landscape is scattered with golden pagodas and other gold (or gold colored) structures. We’re excited to bring the stunningly beautiful and cultural haven of Yangon in Myanmar to you for the first time ever. Watch as we provide first hand accounts into the wonders this land has to offer.
Travel and Getting to Yangon, Myanmar
While the country has opened up to the west with economic and political reforms, entry to the country is primarily by air via Yangon’s International Airport (RGN). Several airlines including Bangkok Airways, Myanmar Airways International (MIA), Myanmar National Airlines, Nok Air, Thai Airways, Thai Air Asia, and Thai Smile, operate into Yangon from nearby Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport (DMK). Between both Bangkok airports and Yangon, there’s a minimum of 17 daily flights, competitively priced, at approximately 1 hour 15 minutes in length.
Other international airlines including Korean Air, All Nippon Airways (ANA), and Cathay Pacific, provide flights from their hubs including Seoul-Incheon (ICN), Tokyo’s Narita Intl Airport (NRT), and Hong Kong International (HKG). These big city airline hubs provide convenient connections to Yangon for travelers originating in Europe and North America.
Arrival Into Yangon, Myanmar
Once you’re in, you’ll discover why this charming city is such a desirable tourist destination. At the moment, travelers are starved for accurate information about what to do, where to stay and what options exist to meet travel styles and tastes.
This introductory iTips episode on Yangon will deliver an informative, interesting and visually dynamic guide to the many sides of Yangon.
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