Myanmar has closed some of the areas so long and allowed with special permission. Although there are some places where were still closed and needed permission ,Myanmar government open the new destinations for foreigners.
Myanmar government “ The Ministry of Home Affairs “ launch new travel allowance areas on 22 February.
The announcement said ,most of the remote and mountain areas need to open for foreigners due to better accessibility and safety.
ALLOWANCE NEW DESTINATIONS
F- Free area
RP – Request area by permission
PUTAO , MYITKYINA , BAHMO
F – Putao , Machanbaw ,Myitkyina , Bahmo , Sinbo , Indawgyi lake , Main road, river and railways between Myitkyina – Mandalay
RP – Overnight trekking area out of PutaO , PutaO – Sumprabon – Myitkyina road , Tanai ,
Ledo Road , Bahmo – Muse’ road , Pha Kent , Hukaung Valley
CHINDWIN RIVER & NAGA LAND
F- Chindwin river ; Kalay,Kalaywa ,Minkin ,Mawleik ,Phaung Byin ,Hommalinn ,Khamti , Lahe’ , Layshi ,
Namyun , Pantsun ( By car or river trip along the river )
RP – Need permission outside of the above towns
F- Kanpalet , Mindat , Mt.Victoria , Hakha , Falam ,Tantalan , Tiddim , Tunzun
RP – Need permission outside of above towns , PLETWA , MATUPI
F – Road to Loikaw ,Phekon , Pinglong , Hopone , Ywa Ngan , Loi Lin , Mandalay to Muse’ road , Keng Tong , Mong La , Tacheleik , Hsipaw , Lashio , KyaukMe’ , Namsam
RP – Moegok , Mine Shuu , Villages outside of above towns , Taunggyi – Tacheleik road
F – Loikaw , Demawso , Phruso
RP – Villages outside of above towns , Bawlakhae’ , Road to Taungoo
F – Kyauk Pyu , Rambree , Mann Aung Islands , MraukU – Kyauktaw – Sittwe road ;
Yangon – Gwa – Ngapali beach – Ann – Mrauk U road ;
Yangon – Pyay – Taungkok , Ngapali Beach road ;
Bagan – Magwe – Ann – MraukU road.
RP – Maung Daw ; Bu Thee Taung ; Pletwa
BAGO DIVISION AND NAYPYITAW CAPITAL CITY
F -City of Naypyitaw , Pyinmana , Tatkone , Le’way , Shwe Kyin , Kyauk Gyi ;
Road across Bago Yoma ranges Taungoo – Pyay ; Naypyitaw – Taungdwin Gyi ; Naypyitaw – Magwe ;
Taungoo – Than Taung Gyi
F – Phaan -Kawkareik – Myawaddy ( Border of Thailand , Maesot )
RP – Border cross to Thailand ( Myawaddy and Three pagoda pass ) , Phapon
MON STATE & SOUTHERN ISLANDS
F – Chaung Sone ( Blue Kyun ) , Thanbyuzayat , Kyaikkhame , Ye’ , Dawei , Myeik , Kawthoung ,
Long Lon , Yay Phyu , Taninthayi , Palaw
RP – Boat Pyin and Mergui Archepilego ; Road and railways Mawlamyine – Dawei
YANGON & IRRAWADDY DELTA
Almost all area are free to travel except Co Co Island near Yangon.
The other ares are opened as before.