The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Myanmar: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza.
Shot lasts 2 years.
Do I need malaria tablets for Myanmar?
Atovaquone/proguanil OR doxycycline OR mefloquine is advised for those at risk. Low to no risk areas: antimalarials are not usually recommended.
Is Burma a malaria zone?
Malaria is a risk in Burma.
How many days do you need in Myanmar?
Two weeks is the perfect amount of time to explore Myanmar. If you have less time, you can still have a great experience but it requires careful planning. At a minimum, five days is enough to give you a taste of the country’s history and culture by visiting two of Myanmar’s “Big Four” destinations.
Is it safe in Myanmar?
For the vast majority of visitors, travel in Myanmar is safe and should pose no serious problems. Some areas of the country remain off limits due to ongoing civil war and/or landmines. In off-the-beaten-track places, where authorities are less used to seeing foreigners, local officials may ask you what you are up to.