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Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

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Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

We will be in Kanchanaburi for three days in Mid October 2016, two adult males with experience travelling through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia mostly overland on local transport in the past.

Then we are planning to cross at Phu Nam Ron/ Htee Kee to Dawei and start three weeks in Myanmar.

As it will be the end of the wet season this may not be an option.

Alternatively how can we get from Kanchanaburi to Mae Sot and cross there without backtracking to Bangkok?

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21. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar


Yes it is the Kanchanaburi Bus Station.

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22. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

And this is where we went in Myanmar

Kanchanaburi (Thailand) to Dawei via Htee Khee border crossing

Dawei two nights

Ye one night

Thanbyuzayat museum and cemetery

Mawlamyine two nights

Hpa An two nights

Yangon three nights

Mandalay three nights

Hsipaw one night

Mandalay one night

Bagan three nights

Nyaung Shwe three nights

Taungoo two nights

Yangon two nights then fly out

Over 80 hours on ground travel, coach, local bus, minibus, shared taxi and train.

No planes.

Add another five day tours.

All in country travel, tours and accommodation booked on the run.

Used Agoda or direct contact for hotels/guesthouses.

Tip: on the train from Hsipaw to Pyin Oo Lwin do not put your luggage in the overhead racks, it will end up on your head.

Great scenery, friendly and helpful people, fellow travellers were more friendly than other SEA countries I have been to.

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23. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

Hi everyone,

To cross the border from Kanchanaburi to Dawei, you can take a minivan or bus from Kanchanaburi bus terminal to Phunamron border. and from Phunamron border to Dawei, please contact me (Watt) at the following contact details:

Thai Phone No.: 082-192-2488

Email: threedawei@gmail.com

If you have any questions or your need further information, don't hesitate to contact me as above.

Do not come and buy ticket at the border because of scammers!!!!!

Edited: 28 March 2017, 15:22
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24. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

Is this possible in July? I know it is the wet season but I am used to travelling in the wet season as I live in a monsoon area

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25. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar


If you are referring to post 22 I would ask your question on the Myanmar Forum.

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26. Re: Kanchanaburi to Myanmar

Dear all,

I would like to give you the newest update (Oct 17) on independent travel through this border on my blog


Please let me know if anything changes.


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