The tour starts with a walk around the colonial building. You will get to see 19th century buildings, which are over 100 years old, and we will go to the Nan Thida Ferry Terminal to cross Yangon River by ferry, while viewing seagulls coming for the food and little boats jumping in the river going against the current. When arriving at Dala Jetty, we will hop on bikes , which are organized for you and we will start exploring all the hidden places of Yangon. You will see the exotic local life while visiting a fishermen village, so be prepared to be amazed at the sights. You will also see the Buddhist temples, and also the local industry such as food making, candles and the recycling project of Dala.In this bike tour you will interact with local people, participate in local ceremonies if you are lucky, and of course be like a local.Note: Participants need to sign liability waiver form before the tour starts.
Rickshaw riding is popular local transport in Yangon, on the way to Dala, your guide will walk with you passing many colonial building which had played a grate part in country history and narrate you interesting background story of Yangon. On arriving to jetty, the tour will be taking you to the village-like township called Dala,crossing Yangon river by ferry, seeing daily routine of people. Reaching to the Dala, you are welcomed by local trishaw puller who will be showing you around this totally different version of Yangon, including fisherman village, local industry, day to day life of local people, many things which you will not probably see in main city Yangon. Prepared to be amazed at different stops, interact with local people, participate in local ceremonies if you are lucky, be like a local.
Mingle with the locals during an energetic trip using public transportation to see lesser known parts of this vibrant city. Scratching under the surface of the city, visit locals markets, small workshops where pagoda accessories are made and cross the river to see “rural Yangon” to get a taste of local live. A fun ride to one of the oldest, colonial stations in the country. Continue on foot crossing lively markets and taste 5 different local snacks and see how food is produced – an interesting sight.
This walking tour is not only about seeing the old colonial time buildings but it's a way to feel and understand how the people of Yangon in every day of their lives live. It's also about meeting and greeting people on the street as Myanmar people regardless of whether they are Burmese-Indians, Burmese Muslims or Chinese, Burmese Buddhists or Burmese-Christians everyone is known to be very welcoming. This tour is also about learning what makes Yangon so different to any other South East Asian Countries when it comes to driving systems or the way it works living inside the city. We are ready to unlock all the hidden stories and beauties of Yangon in this tour.
Travel like a local, see the hidden part of Yangon, as you won't otherwise see, by having a popular circular train ride in Yangon. Not just all the surprising things you will see along the way, one of the local market will display the way of life of people, try some of Burmese traditional snacks while learning some Burmese words and make transactions yourself. After browsing busy street, your guide will lead you the most distinguished university of Yangon built in 19 century , filled with colorful history of the past, love stories, learn the role of students in the struggle of democracy in Myanmar, enjoy your amazing time. . Visit some of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods, and enjoy a series of distinctive local food tastings tailored to your interests. Learn to order, eat and enjoy Yangon food like a local, and hear the secrets behind your favorite dishes. The tour is a small group tour up to 10 people.
The Original Yangon Bike Tour - On this 5-hours easy and enjoyable cycling trip on high-quality mountain bikes, straight out of the city, to the "other side" of Yangon, just across the river, you get to experience the authentic rural lifestyle, and will be overwhelmed by the smiles, shouts and high-fives of the local people you'll meet along the way, far off the tourist trails. Hidden backstreets, enchanted ponds, bustling markets, quaint villages and - adventurous river crossings on boats of different sizes - this and much more will be waiting on this family-friendly and easy tour - Yangon's best all-year-round outdoor activity! Get to see Yangon as most visitors will never have the chance to - this tour is an all-time-favourite with expats, locals and visitors alike!
Get tired of the hustle, bustle and all stresses of daily life and want to enjoy the tranquility and peaceful beauty of Yangon in the morning? The half day tour of Morning in Yangon is definitely for you! What You'll Do • Visit the holiest site of Myanmar – the Shwedagon Pagoda • Get various religious items at a row of shop at the base of Shwedagon Temple • Turn down a hidden laneway to explore a busy and colorful market tucked amid a labyrinth of small yet lovely alleys • Interact and make friend with these lovely locals • Savor a bowl of noodles besides a cup of coffee and local tea
Yangon is a sprawling city with a relatively small downtown area including several markets, colonial buildings, the Yangon River and a very green area with tree-lined streets and several lakes. During this full day tour we will show you the different faces of Yangon from the landmarks to the hidden markets that have seen only few westerners. During the day you will visit the Sule Pagoda, colonial downtown, the harbour, The Strand and one of the colourful local markets. The reclining Buddha will be visited just before taking a tasteful lunch of typical dishes from tribes from all over the country like Kachin, Shan and Rakhine. A local market will lead us to a small station where we take the famous circular train to bring us right behind Bogyoke Aung San market before heading back to your hotel. The tour includes a drink at the Strand Hotel and a lunch at a local restaurant.