Diving in Myanmar

Myanmar is a country undergoing a rapid transformation after decades of isolation dominated by a brutally oppressive regime. Explore the country and you will discover a rich landscape of rice fields and gleaming stupas, mountains and picture-perfect coastlines as well as smiling locals. The country was part of the British Empire, but was occupied by the Japanese in World War Two before gaining its independence in 1948.

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, only reopened its doors to tourism in 1997, which means you will still find plenty of undiscovered gems in this richly cultural country. That spirit of discovery is also the same under the water, with little-explored dive sites that still feel unspoilt and the chance to see everything from colorful coral to dramatic mountains, big fish to quirky macro.
Some of the shoreline has suffered from overfishing, you will most likely join a liveaboard on your diving adventure to Myanmar, giving you the chance to explore remote waters that are almost untouched, as well as dazzling archipelagos and open waters too.

Travelinformation for Myanmar

Languages en, my
Currency MMK
Timezone UTC+07:00
Tipping appreciated but not expected
Network Provider Myanmar Post & Teleco., Oreedoo, Telenor
Dial Code 95
Electricity 230 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type C, D, F, G

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Wildlife in Myanmar
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Pilot Whale
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Zebra Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Seahorses
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Myanmar
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Pilot Whale
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Zebra Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Seahorses
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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