Cycling Myanmar

I went for one month of cycling in Myanmar in January 2012.  I found difficult to get information to plan the cycling route.  I therefore decided to share my experience for others.  The information presented here is based on what I did and what I heard.  It’s very incomplete and I will be happy to amend or complete based on the information I will receive.  Please do not hesitate to leave a comment with any piece of info you would like to share.


To contact me: leclerc dot francis at

3 Responses to Cycling Myanmar

  1. athena says:

    thanks for your sharing. am going to myanmar as an international volunteer for development. will continue my passion for bike touring and for sure, i’ll go for bike tours on my holidays – with your notes as guide ;)

  2. jess says:

    Hi! Thanks for all that information.

    I’m considering doing roughly the same itinerary as you and wondered if you had any advice about travelling solo as a women in Myanmar?


    • Hi, we were 2 guys travelling together so I have no real input on how it will be for a solo women. However, Burmese are the nicest and it didn’t happen even once that I felt concerned for safety. I have no reason to believe that it would be different for a solo women. Have a nice trip.

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