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Old 02-20-2014, 11:37 PM   #1
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India to Myanmar, is now possible for Foreigners?

For decades foreigners could not cross the borders India/Burma, but apparently that all changed. Here is a Blog ona couple that lives in Yangon Burma (Myanmar) that did just that. I dont know if their Visa status in Burma helped, but the is a huge break through for overland travel. The issue was safety, especially in the north of Burma (poppy) and also factions of rebels and warlords that were at odds with the Junta/Burmese Military. I have not been to the north Burma, but spent 3 weeks there in 2008, on a Minsk, and managed to get as far north as Namsham.

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Old 07-09-2014, 01:33 AM   #2
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Is possible

There was some info here:

and something here:
Upcoming Chiang Mai to the Tibet border tour details just finished ---
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Old 08-13-2014, 03:10 AM   #3
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I'm assuming a carnet is still required?
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Old 08-16-2014, 04:19 PM   #4
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it looks like another expensive guided government sponsored tour scheme.
one bicyclist had commented he had rode thru without any problems but mc smell like money.
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