The city of Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is the largest city in the country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The country’s eventful history, and modern-day reinvention, is reflected in its varied architecture, a mix of Buddhist pagodas, British colonial buildings, and modern skyscrapers. After suffering for many years under enforced military rule and extreme poverty, Myanmar is not only recovering, but also becoming a popular tourist destination that attracts travelers from all over the world. Sights to explore here include the famous Shwedagon Pagoda, Inya Lake, and the Bogyoke Aung San Market.
Flying to Yangon
1. Which airports serve Singapore to Yangon?
Direct flights to Yangon from Singapore depart from Singapore’s Changi Airport and arrive at Yangon International Airport, which is around a 30 minute drive from the city center. The best way to get there is by taxi. There are no trains, but there is a public bus service that stops a few hundred yards away from the airport.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Singapore to Yangon?
There are a few different airlines that fly directly to Yangon from Singapore. Singapore Airlines offer multiple flights each day. Myanmar National Airlines, Jetstar, and Air KBZ also offer daily non-stop flights. Other carriers, such as Thai Airways and Malaysia Airlines, offer this route with layovers.
3. How long is the flight?
If you have booked a direct flight from Singapore to Yangon, you can expect the flight to take approximately 3 hours. There are other options that might take upwards of 5 hours with layovers included. Singapore is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Yangon.
4. Climate changes between Singapore and Yangon
Both Singapore and Yangon experience consistent high temperatures throughout the year, so there is no significant change in climate to plan for.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Yangon’s currency is the Myanmar kyat, which can be easily acquired on arrival in Myanmar. US dollars are also accepted in some places. While some establishments accept credit cards, there are often extra charges for using them and the exchange rate is not great, so it is definitely a good idea to carry sufficient cash.
A visa is required to visit Myanmar, and this must be obtained in advance. Many tourists, including US citizens, can apply for an e-visa online.
After many years of travel being highly restricted under enforced military rule, Yangon is opening up to tourism and is considered by many to be one of Southeast Asia’s new hotspots. The signs of former British colonial rule are still here, especially in the old port area, which still remains the commercial center of the city. The main focal point of the city, though, is the huge golden Shwedagon Pagoda, visible from most places around the city, especially at night. Other attractions include the Sakura Tower, which gives you an enviable view of the city, the Mahabandoola Gardens, and The House of Memories Restaurant. A common spot for selfie-taking is outside the “Lady House” where Aung San Suu Kyi was held under house arrest during the country’s famous and lengthy military occupation.
Singapore to Yangon Last modified: Oct 25, 2023 13:31 -04:00
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