Burma Myanmar Liveaboard Diving
A visit to the most isolated country in Southeast Asia feels like a journey back in time to a land of golden temples, pristine forests and tranquil beaches. Myanmar's treasures, such as the architectural wonder of Bagan and the colonial city of Mandalay, remain a mystery to most people in the west but this destination is one mystery well worth investigating by any holidaymaker in search of a beautiful and spiritual destination populated by warm, friendly people. The people are willing to welcome guests to their country. The country has been isolated for years and has been governed by a repressive military rule, but that has resulted in a certain charm, spirituality and lack of modernity that is so rare and in many ways so beautiful.
Known as Burma until 1989, Myanmar has a population of around 55 million and lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea with an uninterrupted coastline almost 2000 km long. The majority of the country's ethnically diverse population practises Theravada Buddhism and lives either side of the Ayeyarwady river, which flows through the middle of the country. Myanmar enjoys a tropical climate of warm winters and rainy summers and its extensive teak forests are home to a rich birdlife and rare animals such as the tiger , rhinoceros , elephant and red panda.
Diving in Myanmar is becoming more popular every year. The only way to diving these sites is on a liveaboard. The dive sited cover a wide area of ocean and tours are typically between 7 and 10 days. The islands of Mergui are beautiful and unspoiled. The main attraction for divers always used to be the chance of big fishes, many species of sharks and rays are found in the waters of Burma. The dive sites in Burma are certainly not crowed and diving trips here certainly have an exploratory feel.
Safari itinerary Diving Myanmar - Burma