Travel Information

Bhutanese citizens travelling to Myanmar

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to Myanmar need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Myanmar

🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
bad air quality

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is MMK.

1 BTN = 21.319536 MMK

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $7.72 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 28 days past your travel date.

eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.:eVisa is available for tourism only.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Myanmar will only allow visitors through Yangon, Mandalay or Naypyitaw international airport. If you’ve travelled to or transited through a COVID-19 affected country in the last 14 days you may be denied entry or quarantined. The standard of medical facilities is extremely limited, particularly outside Yangon. If despite our current advice you decide to travel overseas, monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Myanmar.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Myanmar. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.45 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.67 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$27.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$7.72 USD

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