31st December, 2013
Acoording Lonely Planet, it is possible to enter and lexit Burma via Mae Sai, Thailand only with a special permit. Is it true?
If yes , what has to be done in order to have this permition?
#1 Posted: 1/1/2014 - 13:18
14th September, 2009
Location United Kingdom
At least 68
The current Lonely Planet Guide for Burma is hopelessly out-of-date - not least the border crossing information.
Some up-to-date information was posted recently on Travelfish:
Basically, there are four (I think) land borders with Thailand which are currently open for entry and exit without any special conditions - HOWEVER just remember, if you are crossing into Burma, you will need to have got your Burmese visa in advance in Bangkok (or wherever) - the 28 day tourist visas are NOT available at the border crossing (but can be used at the border).
Crossing back into Thailand is a breeze. I did it recently at Myawaddy / Mae Sot and depending on your passport you'll be given a 15 or 30 day tourist visa.
#2 Posted: 2/1/2014 - 15:47
31st December, 2013
#3 Posted: 2/1/2014 - 17:08
4th January, 2014
I really have desired to drive into Burma roads for experiencing the driving condition inside Burma by crossing Mandalay-Yangon then exit back to Thailand.
Is there any special documents required for this passage??? I would probably like to drive my ISUZU D-Max 3.0/ on Yangon- Mandalay via Naypitaw new Highway. Malaysian car.
#4 Posted: 6/1/2014 - 07:13
Add your reply
You need to be logged in to add a reply.
Not a member? you can join here.
|Possibly related discussions||Replies||Views||Latest reply|
|Bo Y border opened for international border crossings? ...||12||7870||1 Dec 2008|
|Border Crossings ...||0||1759||1 Apr 2010|
|Border crossings over Christmas ...||2||1377||1 Oct 2011|
|Various Border Crossings & 60 Day Thai Visa ...||1||1539||7 Feb 2012|
|border crossings n. vietnam - laos (tay trang or Nam Xoi) ...||2||4727||29 Jan 2008|
|Northern Laos into Thailand Border Crossings? ...||2||2918||28 Dec 2010|
|Border Crossings on Motorbikes....advice needed ...||0||2253||28 May 2011|
|Border Crossings on Motorbikes....advice needed ...||8||2802||30 Nov 2011|
|overland border crossings - laos to cambodia - please help! ...||2||2362||21 Mar 2006|
|Overland border crossings. Onward travel tickets?? ...||4||3313||5 Aug 2011|