agencies are required to have permit for trips for local and foreign travelers
to Naga ethnic people’s traditional New Year festival to be held in Nanyun,
Sagaing Region, on January 15, according to the recently issued statement by
Myanmar Travel Association.
the aim to ensure convenience for foreign and local travellers regarding
accommodation and transportation on a Mandalay-Khamti-Lahal-Nanyun trip between
January 12th and 17th and to avoid other unnecessary
matters on the route, organizations and authorities concerned are to work in
cooperation and take responsibility to manage the applications of travel permits
from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, said in the statement by the Association
taking reference from a letter from the Ministry which says it aims to enable
the travel agencies to get the permit in time for the festival.
is on the Ministry’s list of places where foreign travellers are required to
get a travel permit to enter. According to sources in the tourism industry,
there have not been any issues in Nanyun till now regarding foreign travellers
visiting the area.