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04:25 PM

Local Temperature

30°C / 86°F

Destination Overview

Friendly Locals, Temperate Climate

Myanmar's culture is a rich mixture of influences from neighboring Thailand, India, old local traditions, as well as some Chinese influences. Myanmar has three distinct seasons and there's no shortage of things to see, whether it's touring extinct volcanoes or relaxing on one of their gorgeous beaches.

Quick Info

  • Currency: Kyat (MMK)
  • Electricity: 203 V, 50 Hz, plug types C, D, F and G
  • Languages: Burmese, English
  • Population: 61 million


Housing costs in Myanmar can vary widely depending on where you end up living. There are accommodations to fit just about any budget, ranging from small and very inexpensive studio apartments outside the city centre, to larger abodes with modern conveniences inside the city.

Typical Costs

Temporary Accommodations
  • 1-bedroom apartment in City Centre: USD 550-1,500
  • 1-bedroom apartment outside City Centre: USD 225-500
  • 3-bedroom apartment in City Centre: USD 1,200-3,000
  • 3-bedroom apartment outside  City Centre: USD 450-575

Fun Fact

Myanmar is one country where your health and success is judged by how much you weigh. In this case, the heavier you are, the more healthy and successful you must be.


Although schools are usually considered free in Myanmar, parents end up paying in other ways, through administrative fees, donations, registration fees, uniform fees, and the like.

Typical Costs

Average Costs

  • 100,000-500,000 kyat, depending on grade level

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Fast Facts

  • Rice

    Rice isn't just a side dish—it is served with every meal in Myanmar, along with a cup of green tea.

  • Hair

    There's a lot of superstition about haircuts in Myanmar. No one gets their hair cut on Mondays, Fridays, or their birthdays.

  • Betel Nuts

    Betel nuts are hugely popular, and people will chew on them all day and into the evening hours. They aren't harmless, though--they stain teeth red and have been linked to oral cancer.

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