Yangon Stopover Tour
Places Visited: Yangon, Thanlyin, Bago
3 Days / 2 Nights
Yangon, formerly Rangoon, is relatively quieter than most of Southeast Asian’s cities. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes it one of the most fascinating cities in the region. Take a closer look at their daily lifestyle during your short stay.
Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Day 2: Yangon – Thanlyin
Day 3: Yangon – Bago – Yangon departure
Day 1: Yangon Arrival (-)
Expected to arrive with morning flight. Welcomed by our local guide. Orientation tour Yangon, walk around Sule Pagoda in downtown Yangon, a key landmark in religious and political life, dotted with colonial buildings. Continue to Bogyoke Aung San Market, formerly Scott’s Market, where you can browse through the wide selection of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelleries and various other items. (Note: closed on Mondays and public holidays). Then visit the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda, towering 99m above Yangon and containing the relics of four past Buddhas.
Day 2: Yangon – Thanlyin – Yangon (B)
Drive to Thanlyin (Syrium), 16th Century Portuguese’s settlement town. Visit Kyaik Khauk Pagoda which is a scale-down Shwedagon with stupendous views from its hilltop. Yele Pagoda which is a sparkling floating temple adrift on a river. Catch one of the local ferry boats to reach the islet. Return to Yangon in the afternoon.
Day 3: Yangon – Bago – Yangon departure (B)
Drive northeast to Bago where you will visit 15th Century historical pagodas and temples, famous monastery, Reclining Pagoda. On the way back, visit Taukkyan War Memorial which is a cemetery for Allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth who died in battle during the WWII. It is currently maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. And direct transfer to airport for your departure. Expected to depart with evening/late flight.
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