Yangon, once the capital city, is the gateway to Myanmar. Yangon has earned the name of "the Garden City of the East." Founded by King Alaungphaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in 1755. Yangon means "End of Strife" which was anglicised to Rangoon after the British annexed Myanmar in 1885. This Yangon most highlight and hidden places will cover historical places and monuments, 1877 British built Yangon Central Railway Station and a part of circular train ride, UN secretary U Thant’s Mausoleum, General Aung San’s House museum, Nagar Glass Factory, 24 hours running vegetable market in Yangon and so on.
Urban Adventure tour in Yangon. Henry's Village Home is located just beside Yangon - Naypyitaw Highway Road, near 9 miles. Trekking, village walk, bush walk and seeing the real countryside and untouched trails along our trekking. Ngarzutaung Village has garden, chicken and pig firms, weaving cottages and very simple locals people live. End of the trekking tour through rubber forest, Ngamoeyake Creek, open truck will pick up and back to Henry's Village Home. Relax and stay like your home, if not tired, can participate in authentic Mon foods cooking in the kitchen. Perfect tour for family visit, couples and honeymooners as this is very quiet village home. Eat well, sleep well and we can be in touch with gardener's family, look at the organic garden and appreciate Henry's collections of recycled furniture, plants, books and others. At the end of day, we'll leave Henry's Village Home and back to Yangon with great memories of day escape tour near Yangon.
-Short riding local circular train for introducing real local ways of life-Studying trading local vibrant goods and fruits to Yangon by neighbors -Your tour guide will bring you to the real Yangon of colonial era.-Initiate with Buddhism Culture at Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha-Refreshment with breezes by seeing reflex of Shwedagon Pagoda at Kandawgyi Garden-Immerse with Details Buddhism Cultural and Shwedagon Pagoda
Escape the hustle & bustle of Yangon City and enjoy charm of the countryside, rich cultural heritage and the friendly population. Cycle with us during the morning or afternoon on our comfy bamboo bicycles and explore laid-back Dala with its fishing village, markets, garden-like stretches and rice paddies. It is just across the river from downtown Yangon, but the contrast between the two river banks is striking.
Yangon, once the capital city, is the gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes. Yangon has earned the name of "the Garden City of the East." Shwedagon Pagoda is the landmark visible from miles around and one of the wonders of the world and is believed to have been built more than 2500 years ago. Our full day tour starts with a walking tour in the down town of Yangon passing Mahabandoola Park, Sule Pagoda, Yangon City Hall, churches, and among a couple dozen of beautiful colonial buildings. The colossal Reclining Buddha of Chaukhtatgyi and Kandawgyi (Royal Lake) can be visited in the day time. Bogyoke Market is very popular shopping center among tourists and we can find over 2000 shops selling both domestic and imported goods. Yangon City tour will be end after Shwedagon Pagoda visit in the evening. Such a great day tour to book and see what's going on in the former capital city of Myanmar during your visit.
This program is designed to highlight the main tourist destinations in Myanmar. Explore Yangon – the garden city and the main gateway to Myanmar. Visit Golden Rock Pagoda - well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Burma. You will find that the local people and the stunning landscape far exceed your expectations.
Kick off from the central Mahabandoola Garden where your guide will take you to the first stop – grilled fish barbequed over hot charcoal and served with lime and tamarind dipping sauces. As you amble up through the backstreets of Old Yangon on your tour, you’ll dive into a famous noodle house famed for its authentic dishes from Shan province. You’ll start to see a marked difference in the dishes as you enter Yangon’s Little India. En route though the bustling neighborhood, you’ll make several stops to try hot, lightly spiced samosas, crisp dosas best dipped into a variety of pickles and curries and a famed Bengali sweet shop. Your next stop on our Yangon tour is Chinatown, a vibrant district with a fascinating history. It’s not short of places to eat, but not all are made equal. You’ll make stops at old Chinese bakeries, 3rd generation soup houses, a lively tea house for bao buns and springs runs and much more. End with cold Myanmar beer and barbecued skewers along the famed 19th street. *Sorry veggies, this one isn’t for you. We’re working on a meat-free Yangon tour which we hope to launch soon.**Vendors take time off too, so we can’t promise every Yangon food tour will be the same. Fear not, the night will always be packed with good stuff.
Visit Yangon one of the best places in South East Asia. It is one of the Myanmar’s largest city and today stands as a Commercial City of Myanmar. Nature lovers will appreciate the city’s stunning lakes, shady parks and verdant tropical trees. These are the reasons why it is dubbed ‘The Garden City of the East’.The city has a lot to offer and some spectacular sights can be explored such as the Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas, British Colonial Buildings, Museums, Parks and Lakes.