DOS’ AND DON’TS

DOS’ AND DON’TS

  • The Myanmar people are friendly, helpful and polite.
  • Respect the Myanmar people and their unique traditions.
  • Don’t take any photos that may make people feel embarrassed
  • Do smile.
  • Don’t point with your foot.
  • Wear decent clothes when visiting religious sites.
  • Do tuck away your feet.
  • Don’t touch anyone on the head.
  • Please learn the basic words in Myanmar language.
  • Women travelers are very safe in Myanmar.
  • Don’t kiss in public.
  • Don’t disturb people praying or meditating.
  • Calling with your finger up means calling for a challenge.
  • Please learn the local customs before visiting ethnic minority villages.
  • Do try Myanmar traditional transport facilities.
  • It’s sustainable and benefits the locals.
  • Visitors may experience electricity outages.
  • Don’t touch the robe of a monk.
  • Spread your wealth, use your money wisely
  • Myanmar is a cultural destination.
  • Myanmar currency should be exchanged at the official exchange counters and banks.
  • If tourists wish to help the people of Myanmar, they should consider creative ways to contribute to communities, not to individuals.
  • Giving money or sweets to children is not advisable.
  • Myanmar people are delighted when tourists participate in their festivals.
  • Using drugs is illegal in Myanmar.
  • Help protect Myanmar wildlife by refusing to purchase wildlife products.
  • To maintain Myanmar’s unique heritage, do not buy antiques.Buy arts and crafts instead.
  • Help us keep Myanmar clean.
  • Practice safe sex.
  • Do not go where you are advised not to go.

Relax and enjoy your holiday!