YANGON CITY TOUR
Yangon / Myanmar
Yangon City Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to visit the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the glistening golden stupa that towers over the capital. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, and it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas. From there, we’ll move on to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda,featuring the colossal, 66-meter reclining Buddha. Later, visit the Bogyoke Aung San Museum, dedicated in 1962 to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar. Our last stop before lunch will be Karaweik Palace on the shore of Kandawgyi Lake.
Enjoy lunch on your own, then this afternoon we’ll explore Bogyoke Market, a great shopping location for Myanmar art, handicrafts, lacquerware, and jewelry. Continue your walking tour to city center landmarks Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandula Park, and other remarkable sites of downtown Yangon, including colonial era buildings and City Hall, which is on the Yangon City Heritage List. You’ll also see Botataung Pagoda (meaning “1,000 Military Officers”) by the Yangon River and observe the daily lives of people in the city center. Then transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Yangon