This half-day Yangon city tour allows you a chance to enjoy the best sites of the City in such a short time. You will have a chance to visit British colonial-style city center, visits the local market, 2 pagodas including one of the most spectacular monuments in Myanmar, the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Duration: 4 hours (approx.) – half day
Start/End: Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Yangon
Tour Type: Sightseeing & Discovery
Tour Category: Yang day tours
Experience this Half-Day Yangon City Tour With:
- Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
- Drivers: polite, friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
- Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned & clean
Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation!
Mingalaba! Today, meet your local tour guide in the picking point and start your half day Yangon sightseeing tour by passing by the colonial-style buildings in the city center. Make your first visit to Sule Pagoda, a sacred pagoda noted for its 44 meters high golden stupa dating back to 2500 years ago from the time of the Buddha.
The next highlight is Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, one of the most well-known Buddhist pagodas in Yangon, home to the massive 66 meters long magnificent reclining Buddha. Expect to be tiny while standing in front of the Buddha statue and listen to your guide introducing the significant role of the pagoda to the Burmese art, religion, and spirituality.
Afterward, we move to the beautiful photo stop on the serene Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, which will give you a tranquil moment to relax and behold the magnificent Karaweik Hall – one of the most fantastic landmarks of Yangon renowned as a ‘hamsa-bird-shaped’ floating barge which mirrors its golden hue to the calm water. Get your camera ready to capture the best shots to the beautiful scenery.
Later on, spend the time to explore to the Bogyoke (Scotts) Market where is a paradise of shopping in Yangon with hundreds of food, clothes, handicrafts, and gems stores. Not just sightseeing, you are completely able to savor with Burmese food and soft drink. (Note: the market is closed on Mondays and gazette holiday).
Complete your Yangon half day city tour with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular Buddhist heritages – the Shwedagon Pagoda (the Golden Pagoda). Standing on the top of Singuttara Hill, it can be seen from any corners in the city. It has gone through the ups and downs of the historical journey that become the most highly revered pagoda in Myanmar. Enjoy the fantastic view in the platform when the golden hue of the pagoda melted into the fancy light at sunset before transferring to the hotel.
The trip ends at your hotel in Yangon. Lunch is excluded.