Yangon half day Sightseeing
After breakfast in your hotel, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and start the half day sightseeing with Chaukhtatgyi: a colossal reclining Buddha which stretches 70-m long, then visits to Chinatown and Bogyoke Market(Scott Market) (closed on Monday on public holidays) Complete your day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, the SHWEDAGON PAGODA, most revered stupa of shimmering pyramid of gold towering 98 meter and dominating the whole city. And back to our staying hotel in Yangon.
After breakfast at hotel, the guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel. Your Heritage walking tour will along the City Hall, National Independence Monuments and Colonial Heritage Buildings.
And continue to Sule Pagoda – the heart of the city surrounded by several old but significant colonial-style buildings which showed the extensive European influence on Myanmar history and culture
Then visit toBotataung Jetty to see the morning busy Yangon River then to Botataung Pagoda which is situated on the riverside. And back to your hotel .
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Bago, the ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in the 15th century and 80km north of Yangon.
On the way, visit Htaukkyant cemetery where 27000 allied soldiers who had perished during the World War II were buried.
On arrival in Bago, the tour starts visit toKhaKhatWainBuddhist Seminary, is perfect place to soak up the atmosphere of Buddha’s monastery.
Bago has many attractive places that you must visit, especially its Buddhist pagodas.
Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, whose golden spire reaching to a height of 114 meters dominates the city’s skyline.
Kanbawzathardi Palace, build by the founder of the second Myanmar Empire, King Bayinnaung. The palace was destroyed many years ago but detailed descriptions of its design on ancient palm-leaf manuscripts enabled architects to reconstruct a replica in its place.
Shwethalyaung Pagoda, a beautiful reclining Buddha image that was discovered in the 19th century under the jungle that had covered it.
Kyeik Pun Pagoda, it was built by King DhammaZedi in 1476, four gigantic Buddha Pagoda all in sitting posture facing the four cardinal points of the compass.
And then come back to Yangon and enjoy dinner before transferring to your hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, one of the easiest escapes from the glamour and noise of Yangon is the visit to Thanlyin, 45 minutes road trip from Yangon. Thanlyin (Syriam) was once the center of foreign trade for lower Myanmar. In 16thcentury Thanlyin was a trading port for Portuguese, Dutch, French and British merchants.Today, Thanlyin offers visitors the chance to experience Myanmar’s traditional ways of life.
As a first visit, morning market in Thanlyin. As you stroll through the morning market, see the fresh fruits and flowers sold here, while gaining insight into the everyday lives of the local people.
And proceed to visitKyaik- Khauk Pagoda (Most likely the first stupa on this hillock was erected by the Mon AD- 600-800), able to enjoy panoramic Bago River View and Skyline of City Yangon.
Once again, take a local boat for the short crossing to the tiny island in the middle of the river, site of the Kyauk Tan Pagoda.
And come back to Yangon and enjoy dinner before transferring to your hotel.
In the morning, transfer to the local restaurant where you will meet the local chef. Along with the chef, prepare the ingredients and use traditional techniques to cook several Burmese dishes.
This half day cooking course is a fun and interesting way to learn about the traditional flavors and preparation techniques of Burmese Cuisine. After having prepared the dishes, enjoy a feast of freshly delights and back to your staying hotel in Yangon.
In the morning , start the tour to Twante . On arrival in Twante, explore this peaceful town which is known for its pottery. You will see many local potteries using traditional methods to craft earthenware, pass by rural neighborhoods and meet friendly locals. Visit a traditional pottery workshop, where the methods have remained over generations to generations. You also enjoy a horse cart ride here. Then proceed to Shwesandaw Pagoda with it is 75 meters high stupa before returning to Yangon by road through idyllic villages, rice paddies and river landscapes. Return to Yangon
After breakfast at hotel, the guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to the train station to ride the circula train. Then get on the train which runs from Yangon’s main rainrail station. A ride on the circular train will give you a unique perspective on daily life in the big city and the area around it. The train circle is estimate three hour ride round with 39 stations, joing different part of Yangon. You can observe the colorful rural rural Burmese way and the differences between Yangon’ downtown and outskit area. Then transfer by car back to the city center of Yangon and enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
Transfer to your hotel.
The guide will pick you up at the hotel and go to the local tea shope. After that start the food tour of downtown Yangon with our expert food guide. You will see the best of Myanmar street food with a local’s perspective eating from our handpicked locations that are safe and tasty. You will try many different types of snacks till you are full!!
Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel for a short drive to downtown Yangon where a range of local art galleries are located. We will visit at least three galleries but please note that the itinerary may vary depending on the opening hours, current exhibits of the galleries and personal interests of the clients. We will at Pansodan Arts to view works of art covering traditional period up to modern, abstract styles. The knowledgeable curator will show you upstairs to the store room where hundreds of paintings are tucked away, including war-time propaganda, neo-classical works created as European influences began to reach Myanmar and classic line drawings and photographs. Next visit River Gallery, located inside The Strand Hotel, which aims to bring Myanmar art to a wider audience. River Gallery showcases the city’s widest range of contemporary art, representing more than 30 artists at any given time. Next we’ll visit Lokanat Gallery, a non-profit gallery that features a small collection of traditional works as well as rotating exhibits of current Burmese artists. And back to your hotel .
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