Myanmar Caravan Tours

Myanmar Caravan Tours

Doing border crossing from India to Thailand, Laos or China with your own vehicle is one of the most rewarding experiences in Asia. Since 2012, Myanmar government allows travelers to enjoy Myanmar Caravan Tours with flexible policies. 
These are our update guide and tour packages suggestions for Burma Caravan Adventures :

Border Gates for Caravaners

These are the authorized border checkpoints that accept caravan trips :
Thailand - Myanmar  Borders:Mae Sot - Myawaddy, Mae Sai - Tachileik , Htee Khee and Ranong - Kawthaung international border gates
Laos - Myanmar : Wan Pong checkpoint in Tachilek
India - Myanmar border checkpoint: Tamu - Moreh border 
China - Myanmar gate : Ruili - Muse

Please note the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh and other checkpoints not mentioned above are not authorized for caravan travel ( update in Nov 2018 )

Document Requirements for Myanmar Caravan Travel

To ensure your travel goes smoothly, make sure you prepare well these documents :

For travelers/ drivers :

- A solid visa is essential. Since 2018, many border checkpoints allows Evisa or known as Pre-arranged visa on arrival. You can apply for a visa through Myanmar Embassy but if you really in a short time, obtain a visa online because there is an option for 1 day.
- You need to convert your international driving license to a permanent Myanmar driving license. A legal local tour operator can help you to do this.

For your vehicle : 

- All the information relating to your vehicle including technical numbers, colors, etc must be registered at Myanmar Tourism Ministry. 
- You are requested to provide the itinerary that you will take with specific dates when you register your drive in Myanmar.
- A caravan tour needs a leader/ tour guide as well to complete all the papers. 

Our travel experts are available to answer all the questions regarding the caravan car, and documents. Do not hesitate to contact us.

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Suggestion for Caravan itinerary

These are the most well-known itineraries from one side of the country to another. If you expect a tailor-made trip, our caravan specialist can make it within 24 hours.

India Myanmar Thailand Caravan Itinerary

This itinerary showcases the diverse nature and culture from Tamu to Myawaddy. Along the way, you have opportunities to tour Myanmar through its core charm reflecting through famous attractions as well off beaten-track areas. 

Day 01: Tamu Border Gate Arrival- Kalay- Gangaw
Day 02: Kalay- Gangaw- Bagan
Day 03: Bagan Sightseeing
Day 04: Bagan- Mt.Popa- Mandalay
Day 05: Mandalay Sightseeing
Day 06: Mandalay- Pindaya- Inle Lake
Day 07: Inle Lake Day Tour
Day 08: Inle Lake- Taungoo
Day 09: Taungoo- Golden Rock
Day 10 : Golden Rock- Hpa An- Myawaddy

China to Thailand via Myanmar Caravan Trip

This is a very good way to see the less visited area of China before heading to Myanmar where our caravan specialists await to introduce you to the uniqueness of the country before you head to Thailand. 
Day 01:  Myawaddy – Golden Rock 
Day 02:  Golden Rock – Yangon   
Day 03:  Yangon Sightseeing  
Day 04:  Yangon – Pyay
Day 05:  Pyay – Bagan 
Day 06:  Bagan Sightseeing   
Day 07:  Bagan - Popa - Mandalay
Day 08:  Visit Mandalay
Day 09: Mandalay – Inle Lake 
Day 10: InleLake  Sightseeing
Day 11: Inle Lake – Kunhing
Day 12: Kunhing – Keng Tung 
Day 13 : Keng Tung – Tachileik

Thailand to Myanmar and India Caravan Tour

Maeso - Myawaddy Border -  Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon - Naypyidaw  Capital - Inle Lake - Mandalay - Bagan - Monywa - Tamu border - Moreh
Duration: 8 - 10 days opt to the visits 

Who organizes Myanmar/ Burma Caravan Tours?

Authorized travel agencies or tour operators who are local and fully licensed can organize Myanmar Caravan Trips. 
If you need more ideas or want to customize a caravan tour, do not hesitate to contact us. 

Up to Date for Myanmar Caravan Tour 2023

Due to the complicated political situation in Myanmar, it is hard to organize the caravan trip at the moment. 
All travelers who registered Myanmar caravan tours with us have got the full refund for their tour deposit or we can keep it until the country is really open for your adventure. 

Can foreigners drive can in Myanmar?

The answer is yes in certain situations. The Myanmar law allows foreigners to drive a car/ vehicle in Myanmar only when they registered their trip with Myanmar Tourism Board. The journey should have a fixed itinerary and we strictly follow the routes mentioned in the itinerary.
It is necessary to have a pilot who is normally a tour guide or transportation expert who can guide you on the road. 

Can I use an international driving license in Myanmar?

Your driving license must be converted into a Burmese driving license. Please keep in mind that the document for driving, it mentions the validity, very often it is valuable only at the time you are in Myanmar for the tour. You are not able to use this driving license another time unless you do the paper again. 

Can I drive my own car in Myanmar?

You can drive your car in Myanmar if you have all the documents mentioned above including the converted driving license, registration of your car with all technical information, and travel plan. 
There is only exception is for diplomatics who have their own vehicles to travel inside the country.
  Border Gates Location for Burma Caravan Adventure Tamu - Moreh border Maesot Border Gate Rannong Kawthaung border gate Mae Sai Border Gate Rulii Border Gate

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