Overland entry is permitted to Thai tourists with border pass and for third party tourists with visa at Tachileik, Three Pagoda Pass, Myawaddy, Mongla and Kawthaung checkpoints along Myanmar-Thai Border; and similarly for Chinese tourists with border pass and for third party tourists with visa at Lwe-je, Nam Kham, Muse, Chin Shew Haw, Kyukoke, Kwanlong, Mong Lar along Myanmar-China Border.
Myanmar have the border with Bangladesh and India on the West, China on the North, Laos and Thailand on the East. Some of the Borders are opened to foreign visitors as below.
From China (Ruili-Muse & Tar Law'-Kyaing Tong)
Orininally built to supply the Chinese forces in its struggle against the Japanese, the famous "Myanmar Road" runs from Kunming in China's Yunnan province to the City of Lashio. Nowadays the road is open to traveler carrying permits, from the Chinese Side (Ruili) into Myanmar.
Three hours drive (90 km) from Kyaing Tong is another Myanmar-China Border, Mine Lar. This access will bring us to China-Xishaungbanna province. The permits from Myanmar can easily be arranged but only if the travelers book the whole arrangement with the local tour operators and travel agents in Myanmar.
From Thailand (Mae Sai-Tachileik)
The bridge spans the Sai River between Myanmar's Tachileik & Thailand's Mae Sai. The border check point opens from 6 AM to 6 PM, weekdays and from 6 AM to 9 PM weekends and holidays. One just has to across the bridge on foot for five minutes then, the border check-points of both Myanmar & Thailand sit in each side.
(Sangkhlaburi-Three Pagodas pass, Phayathonezu)
This is one of the most interesting and accessible of the border crossing points. Now there is also legal trade such as exchange the products between two countries, going
This cross begins a route from Myawaddy to Mawlamyaing via Kawkareik along a rough road.
The following details are required in advance for border pass.
If you are also planning to travel through Northern Thailand or Yunnan, China you must receive a visa to Myanmar before arrival at the border. If you book a full package tour with LANDMARK MYANMAR TRAVELS & TOURS Company Limited may able to arrange border passes process advance to get special permission upon arrival day at any border either from the Thai border at Mae-Sai into Myanmar, at Tachilek or from the Chinese border town of Ruili in Yunnan into Myanmar at Mu-se. Departing from Myanmar through these border towns may also be arranged. If you will depart to pass from border, please contact our LANDMARK MYANMAR TRAVELS & TOURS Company Limited at anytime ahead.
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