One day city excursion in Yangon :
Former capital of Myanmar, Yangon is the financial, economic and cultural center of the country. Thanks to its remarkable colonial-style architecture, colorful Chinese and Indian quarters, evergreen parks and picturesque lakes Yangon is often called one of the most charming Asian cities.
During one day city excursion with Radiant Tours you will visit the most famous landmarks of Yangon, will learn about the city’s past and will observe its present. You will stroll in the downtown area and will admire impressive colonial-era buildings. You will see Chauk Htet Gyi Reclining Buddha image, one of the biggest in the world, and will visit famous Bogyoke market where all Myanmar traditional arts and crafts are represented. One of the highlights of our tour is a renovated National Museum those rich collections will tell you breathtaking history of Myanmar and its people. At the sunset time you will head to the most veneered Myanmar temple and the world-famous symbol of the country – Shwedagon pagoda.
Magnificent Shwedagon pagoda was built more than 2000 years ago and is truly one of the world’s wonders. Legend says that the relics of the four Buddha are enshrined in the pagoda which makes Shwedagon one of the most revered Buddhist temples in the world. Its stupa, 99 m high, is covered with millions of tiny gold leafs, and the spire of the pagoda is incrusted with precious stones including diamonds, rubies and sapphires. Your guide will reveal you secrets of the pagoda and you will enjoy an unforgettable sunset view of the splendid Shwedagon in the shafts of sunlight of the parting day.
Summary of the tour :
Departure : from Yangon
Duration : 9 hours
Best time for visits : all year round
Itinerary : your hotel – downtown area (Mahabandoola park, colonial buildings, etc.) – Bogyoke market – Kandawgyi park with Karaweik barge – National museum – Shwedagon pagoda – your hotel
Packages includes :
- Private transportation
- Entrance fees according to the itinerary
- English-speaking guide services (French/Russian/German/Spanish/Chinese/Japanese-speaking guides on supplement and on request)
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