Myawaddy travel guide

About Myawaddy, Myanmar

Understand

Currently foreigners may only enter on foot, are not allowed to travel further overland into Myanmar from Myawaddy, and are not permitted to stay in Myawaddy overnight, hence they must head back to Mae Sot before the border closes at 18:00.

Despite these restrictions, the Myawaddy - Mae Sot border crossing is a moderately popular destination for tourists and expats in Thailand who want to make a "visa run" (i.e. get a new Thai entry permit stamp by making a short visit to another country).

The time in Myawaddy is 30 minutes earlier than in Mae Sot, and the traffic (mostly) drives on the right.