Naypyidaw Tours, Day Trips, What to Do & See in Naypyidaw
Naypyidaw, also known as Nay Pyi Taw, has been the capital of Myanmar since 2005, and is administered as the Union of this country. With the ideal situation – being in the center of Myanmar, Naypyidaw is reachable from every part of the Union.
The capital which is approximately 300km from Mandalay and 400km from Yangon surrounded by 8 townships namely Zeyar Thiri, Pohbba Thiri, Uttara Thiri, Zabu Thiri, Dekina Thiri, Pyinmana, Lewe and Tatkone Townships. It’s around 30 minutes to get to Naypyidaw Airport from the capital city, which offers day-to-day flights from Naypyidaw to Yangoon the commercial center, and Mandalay the cultural one. Thus, Taking Naypyidaw tours is now easier than ever thanks to various flights to tourist attractions such as Bagan, Heho, Sittwe, Myitkyina, Kyaing Tong, and many others.
Drawing a day during your Burma tours program to visit the administrative capital will be great to understand more about this strange country.
Located on the main Yangon-Mandalay rail line is the Naypyidaw Station, which provides nine-hour trips to Naypyidaw from Yangon. 10 miles southeast of the city situated the Naypyidaw Airport, where all domestic airlines are offered. To access to Yangon and other cities in the country, there are periodic flights with Air Bagan, Air Mandalay, Myanma Airways, and Yangon Airways. If the airplane is not the ideal means of transportation, now visitors can enjoy themselves driving for 4 hours to Naypyidaw from Yangon via a new highway opened lately.
The City Hall (Naypyidaw)
One of the particularly noticeable Land Marks of Naypyidaw is City Hall, where the headquarters of the Naypyidaw Development Committee is established. All the missions for the development of this capital are in charge of the headquarters. National special events take place under the traditional tune of the National Anthem played by the State Orchestra in Naypyidaw City Hall. That indicates Naypyidaw, the administrative City of the Union of Myanmar.
Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC)
Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC) is situated on 16 acres of land with 312, 000 square feet in Zabuthiri Township, Naypyidaw. It was completed on 15 March 2010 under the construction of the People’s Republic of China. The convention center which has in it listening rooms, holding rooms, meeting rooms, a VIP summit room, a news briefing room, a singing room,s and Banquet Hall with a capacity enough for 720 persons, can also be a domicile of up to 1900 persons.