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Possible to enter by air and leave by bus?

Posted by OTL on 21/1/2013 at 04:46

I plan to fly into Yangon from Bangkok, but on exit I plan to cross the border at Tachileik/Mae Sai and from there take the bus to Chiang Mai. Will I have any problems doing this? I can't really see why I would but you never know. Thanks!

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Posted by steviej on 21/1/2013 at 08:00

The simple answer would be 'no you can't', although if you applied for a special permit which takes approx two/ weeks to sort out and costs, probably, more than a flight back to Bangkok, there's a slight chance you could.

If you look at your Visa stamp for Burma I'm sure it says 'Not for Land Entry'. So possibly exit too.

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Posted by OTL on 21/1/2013 at 23:41

Thanks for your help. I knew it couldn't be that easy!

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Posted by stoneman on 25/1/2013 at 03:06

If you hear of any positive info re land crossing to be permitted (without the permit option) at Tachiliek please let us know.

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