Private tour

Yangon City: Full-Day Tour

Yangon City: Full-Day Tour

From $110 per person

On this tour, you will visit the most important places in Yangon. Be fully satisfied as your experienced guide shares not only the history but also the culture and religion of the city and its people.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the Colonial style buildings, explore the bustling city center, enjoy shopping at Bogyoke Market and taste a meal at a local teashop
  • See the famous Botataung Pagoda, explore the harbor area and learn about the countries culture at the National Museum
  • Take a photo at Kandawgyi Park and be amazed by the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, the famous reclining Buddha
  • Visit Shwedagon, the most admired Pagoda in Myanmar
Full description
At 8:00 AM, you will be picked up from your hotel. Start your full day of sightseeing by driving through the colonial style downtown, as well as Chinatown and the Indian quarter. Stop to take a photo at the City Hall and the Sule Pagoda with its golden chedi. Then, take a walk along Yangon River to see the busy harbor area and discover the upcountry towns along the Ayeyarwady River. Visit Botathaung Pagoda, said to contain Buddha relics. If requested, you can make a short visit to the 100 year old Strand Hotel.   Lunch will be served at Lucky 7 Tea house where you can choose from a variety of Burmese, Indian and Chinese food. Visit Bogyoke Market, formally known as Scott Market, which gives you the opportunity to see Myanmar's wide range of handicrafts. Explore the National Museum and discover the 8-meter-high golden Lion Throne and the Royal Regalia of Mandalay.  Then, proceed to the magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda. Take a photo at the Karaweik Hall, a golden floating barge on the Kandawgyi Lake. Conclude your day with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monument, the Shwedagon Pagoda. The golden dome of the Shwedagon Pagoda rises 98 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tonnes of pure gold. After enjoying the sunset from the pagoda, you will be transferred back to your hotel at 6:00 PM.   
Includes
  • Sightseeing with an English-speaking guide
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the attractions mentioned in the description
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Pick-up and drop off from/to your hotel
  • Snow towel and 1 bottle of purified drinking water
  • Meals not specified in the description
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Camera fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • As you will be visiting religious sites, please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, and remember to take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas
  • Please note the Bogyoke Market and National Museum are closed on Mondays and public holidays
  • This tour is not available during the Water Festival between 12 and 18 April 2019 and 2020
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Tour was excellent!

May was our guide and we couldn’t ask for a better one.

December 28, 2018

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