Myanmar - Western Myanmar (PDF Chapter)
This is the Western Myanmar chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guide-book.
Most travellers here confine themselves to the pristine sand and turquoise waters of Ngapali Beach on the Bay of Bengal. But to really get off the grid, head to Chin State, where breathtaking mountains, forests and traditional villages await.
- drift around the hundreds of ruined temples and fortifications in Mrauk U, the former grand capital of Rakhine State
- savour the seafood, sand and sunsets at Ngapali Beach, Myanmar’s most sophisticated beach destination
- climb Mt Victoria, Myanmar’s third-highest mountain, in southern Chin State
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Rakhine State, Ngapali Beach, Kan Thar Ya Beach, Sittwe (Aykab), Mrauk U & Around, Chin State, Mt Victoria (Nat Ma Taung), Mindat, Kalaymyo (Kalay), Tiddim, Rihkhawdar, Falam, Hakha.