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Weather all year round
The climate in Myanmar is tropical. From late May to September in Myanmar, it is monsoon season and low season; many sites are inaccessible due to poor road conditions. From October to the end of February, it is the high season in Myanmar with sunny weather and pleasant temperatures. However, it is colder in the North and in the Mandalay region. From the end of February to May, it is hot, it is the perfect weather to go to the beach in Myanmar.
Myanmar remains an expensive destination compared to other countries in Southeast Asia. However, you can travel economically in Burma by staying in guesthouses, eating on the go and taking public transport. Hotels are often expensive in relation to the comfort offered. The currency is the kyat but the dollar is preferred for large expenses. Easy exchange in cities, payment by card not very accepted. Tips for 10% of the service are welcome.
For all travellers, a passport valid 6 months after the date of return flight and a visa for Myanmar valid for a maximum of 28 days must be obtained from the Embassy of Myanmar before departure. Obtaining a visa is not very difficult, especially since it can be obtained online, but you will normally be asked for details about your job and financial situation, to make sure that you do not intend to stay there, or that you are not a journalist.
Vaccinations recommended in Myanmar are: diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, Japanese encephalitis, viral hepatitis A and B, typhoid, rabies. Many dogs and monkeys carry rabies and bites are common, so vaccination is recommended. Also take your own sterilized syringes if necessary. It is also necessary to protect against mosquitoes in order to avoid becoming a victim of dengue fever and malaria. Provide good mosquito repellent and malaria treatment. The heat is particularly stunning between February and April, you need to have something to protect yourself and drink a lot. Choose lightweight, full-body clothing over small T-shirts. Water is not safe to drink in Myanmar, make sure that the water you are being served has been boiled beforehand. Food and water-borne diseases are widespread.