Tour companies are required to comply with the conditions below

  • Tours should not involve entry into restricted areas without a permit and tour companies are required to submit an explanation if visitors request entry into a restricted area
  • Tours should comply to, be responsible and held accountable for permitted tour programs including supervising staff and tour guides.
  • Tour staff should receive proper briefing in order to comprehend conditions, directions and orders the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and regional government organisations.
  • Tours are required to constantly be updated about the conditions and directions given out by regional administration departments in order to present comprehensive explanations to visitors.
  • Unusual incidents are to be immediately reported to Branch Offices of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Tourist Police Forces or Police Stations for quick assistance.

Tours That Require Permission Application

  1. Caravan Tour: Only applicable to tourists entering with personal vehicles/motorcycles/bicycles from  International border checkpoints that include Myawaddy, Hteekee, Kawthoung, Tachileik,Tamu and Rikhawdar
  2. Yacht Tour
  3. Riverine Tour (Ayeyarwaddy River and Chindwin River)
  4. Cruise Tour
  5. Chartered Flight Tour
  6. Hot Air Balloon Tour and Special Package Tour