Southeast Asia – a Street Food Paradise (Part 4: Myanmar)

When you explore Myanmar, make sure to try a local breakfast on the street! Ask for Ei Kyar Kway, a delicious fried dough stick, and dip it in a cup of Laphet Yay, Myanmar’s creamy tea

Having recently joined the global tourism scene, Myanmar is opening itself up to a world of travelers – with plenty to offer. Its colorful cuisine, with influences from Thailand, India and China, is something we at Easia Travel are particularly excited about sharing with curious explorers. In this fourth edition of our street food guide series (read our first three blog articles here), Myanmar’s flavorful local food is in the spotlight.

Known for its rich and strong flavors, Burmese cuisine offers an array of mouth-watering dishes that excite the palate. Street food vendors entice customers with local favorites such as samosas, Lahpet Thoke (a tea leaf salad) and mild curries. Mohinga, the unofficial national dish of rice vermicelli in a fish-based broth, and a favorite of Linn Htet Htet Zaw, our Sales Executive for the German Market, can be found everywhere and at any time of day in Myanmar. “Myanmar people love to eat it and it is an essential part of Burmese cuisine. Travelers visiting our country have to try it!”, Linn recommends.

Lahpet Thoke (a tea leaf salad)

At Easia Travel we are aware that your customers’ happiness and safety are your top priority. Having designed and personally tested gastronomy tours and activities in Myanmar, our team is confident that travelers can dig into scrumptious meals and treats without hesitation. “When you explore Myanmar, make sure to try a local breakfast on the street! Ask for Ei Kyar Kway, a delicious fried dough stick, and dip it in a cup of Laphet Yay, Myanmar’s creamy tea”, our Product Manager, Celia Hulin, suggests.

 

Myanmar’s diverse ethnic and cultural background guarantee a truly special culinary experience for your customers. For travelers who really want to get to know Myanmar’s multicultural landscape, our tour Yangon – Flavors of Yangon, takes them through the city’s vibrant Chinese, Burmese, and Indian neighborhoods that are integral to the local food scene. They can then end their day with our activity Yangon – BBQ Night Dinner, enjoying a locally-made feast.

Visitors can also venture further north and take a leisurely local trishaw ride through Mandalay in our tour Mandalay – Trishaw and Street Treats. Here they can observe the daily goings-on of the city while eating some traditional snacks along the way.

Our agents not only have access to these and many more tours and activities, but can also source information for their travelers from our helpful Restaurant Guides, which are available from our new Agent Hub via the following links (log-in required): Easia Travel – Restaurant Guide – Myanmar (EN) or view all of Southeast Asia at Easia Travel – Restaurant Guide – Regional (EN)

For bookings or more information, please contact our sales teams here.

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