Month: August 2009

Around Maymyo (Pyinoolwin)

Anisakhan Fall (Dattawjient Fall) This spectacular fall is located near the Anisakhan Village, about 9 km south of Pyinoolwin, off the Mandalay – Maymyo (Pyinoolwin) Road. From the village of Anisakhan on the main road, turn right at the train…

Maymyo sight seeing

Kandawgyi Lake and Garden The first place you must visit is the Kandawgyi Lake and the Botanical Garden (the lake is inside the garden). This garden is reputed to be the most beautiful garden in Myanmar. Currently renovated to an…

Maymyo budget hotels and guest houses

Budget hotels and Inns April Inn A little outside the downtown Maymyo, April inn is located in a quiet and tranquil place. It has six bungalows, each with private bathroom, TV, twin beds and a porch for breakfast. Beware of…

Maymyo Pyinoolwin Hotels

Private hotels and Guesthouses For those who want to avoid government run hotels for any reason, Maymyo (Pyinoolwin) has a number of nice hotels. A number of new private owned hotels open after 1988. Some of these are listed below.…

Maymyo – Where to stay

Maymyo accommodation Maymyo (Pyinoolwin) has a number of cheap budget hotels as well as mid range to high end hotels. Usually, all hotels inside the town are budget hotels while those higher end hotels are usually found in the residential…

Maymyo – How to go

Bus There are bus services between Mandalay and Maymyo (Pyinoolwin), as well as between Maymyo (Pyinoolwin) and Lashio. The buses are modified pickup trucks which carry passengers in the back as well as above the roof. The buses are slow,…

Maymyo (Pyinoolwin)

Maymyo (Pyin Oo Lwin or Pyin U Lwin, also spelled Pyinoolwin) An Introduction Mandalay, the second capital of Myanmar, is in the hot region. The weather is usually dry and hot most time of the year. People from Mandalay usually…

Improvement to Myanmar Today

Dear vistors, We at Myanmar Today (Today in Myanmar) are alwasy trying to provide valuable information to our visitors about Myanmar. At the same time, we are constantly trying to improve user experience on our website. As a new improvement,…

To Shan State

Travel to the east of Mandalay and you will reach Shan State. Shan State is a very large state in Myanmar, the largest actually. It is quite a hilly state with many beautiful places to visit. Great River Thanlwin (Salween)…

Myanmar earthquake

An earthquake of 7.6 Richter scale struck in the Indian Ocean early this morning, prompting US Government to issue Tsunami warning for the region. An earth quake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was reported by the USGS today. The…