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Cruises to Bhamo

Bhamo (Photo:Gail Palethorpe/Shutterstock)

About Bhamo

Bhamo is a busy village at the northern end of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar (Burma) that serves as an embarkation/debarkation port because of its proximity to a tiny airport.

A visit here will include time at the market, the hub of the village. You might make a stop at Shwe Kyi Na pagoda or a historic Catholic church.

Locals drive scooters and tuk-tuks, often packed with people.

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Why go to Bhamo?

Pros:

A peaceful riverside village, Bhamo has a lively market, some ruins and a bamboo bridge

Cons:

This small town doesn't offer much beyond a few interesting sites, and foreigners hoping to travel outside of town must heed local travel restrictions

Bottom Line:

Bhamo is a good spot for relaxing and slowing down

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

The currency in Bhamo is the kyat.

Language?

Burmese is spoken in Bhamo.

--By Colleen McDaniel, Senior Executive Editor


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