Yangon: Multicultural Tour and Circular Train Ride

4.7 / 5

3 Reviews

Yangon: Multicultural Tour and Circular Train Ride

From € 41.08 per person

This tour introduces you to the exceptional multiculturalism and architectural history in Yangon as well as areas outside of the bustling city center.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Small group
Limited to 9 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the multiculturalism in downtown Yangon
  • Learn about Yangon's fascinating architectural history
  • Join an adventurous ride on Yangon's Circular Train
Full description
Be collected from your accommodation in the morning and head to Yangon's bustling downtown area to experience the exceptional multiculturalism. Learn about the different religious backgrounds and Yangon's architectural history. Visit the Chinese Temple Kheng Hock Keong located in Chinatown. This temple was founded in 1861 by the Hokkien community during the reign of Qing Emperor Xianfeng.  Next, be driven to Pansodan Road and go on a short walking tour in the old business district of Yangon. Here, see the most beautiful colonial buildings in Southeast Asia. The abandoned colonial-era administrative buildings are on the Yangon City Heritage List. See the Myanmar Port Authority Building and the old Accountant General's Office. Continue your tour to Pansodan jetty, where you can experience the busy local life right by the Yangon River. Walk back to Pansodan Road and enjoy a cup of local tea at one of the most popular restaurants in whole Yangon, the Rangoon Tea House. Inspired by traditional tea houses, this place offers not only excellent food but also a variety of local teas to choose from. To experience the vibrant and fun life downtown from another perspective, hop on a local bus and head to Little India. Visit the Hindu Temple Shri Kali, built by Tamil migrants in 1971 when former Burma was a part of British India. It is known for its colourful architecture. Your guide will point out and explain the local shops such as betel nut, lottery, or sewing vendors. To conclude your tour, head to the Yangon Central Railway Station and join an adventurous ride on the famous Circular Train.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation (hotels in downtown)
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bus and train ticket
  • Tea at Rangoon Tea House
  • Additional food or drink
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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  • Please note that the tour duration is dependent on the traffic and might be shortened or extended
Customer reviews

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4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

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Great insight in the daily life of the city population in Yangon

I had a great guide and driver, in all a very easy going and individual tour- was happy for having access to all kind of places and getting informations and insights.

July 29, 2019

Myat was a great guide! He led a very interesting tour around Yangon which turned out to be a wonderful experience.

July 15, 2019

The excursion was ok on itself. It had some similar things in out as the night tour. The guide Myet had good knowledge about many types of subjects and speaks english very well.

November 3, 2019

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Product ID: 208566