3 Days Yangon and Around
This 3-day program is designed with great time in YANGON, the country's economic capital, charming with gleaming pagodas; picturesque lakes and colonial buildings. Day excursions to the 16th century Mon Kingdom capital of BAGO and Island of SYRIAM will complete your perfect stay in short time.
Recommended travel period: Throughout the year.
Remark: This tour is just an example and can be customized to your preferences.
Day 1Arrive Yangon
Upon arrival at YANGON airport, welcomed by your Asian Tour guide and transferred to hotel.
After small refreshment, your journey begins with an afternoon tour through Yangon’s colonial-style city center. Visit MAHABANDOOLA PARK from where you have the perfect view on Colonial Buildings, CITY HALL and HIGH COURT. Visit and stroll through the BOGYOKE (SCOTTS) MARKET (closed on Monday and Gazette holidays), a compound of hundreds of food, garment, handicraft and gem stores. After a photo stop at the KARAWEIK HALL, a 'hamsa-bird-shaped' floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, visit the magnificent reclining Buddha CHAUK HTAT GYI. Complete your first day in Myanmar with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monuments, the SHWEDAGON PAGODA.
Overnight stay in Yangon.
Day 2Yangon - Bago - Yangon
After breakfast, drive to BAGO (80 km - 1 ½ hours). Sightseeing starts with the charming and characteristic monastery of Kya Khet Waii, an eminent teaching center for hundreds of monks from neighboring regions to study Buddhism. You will have ample time to observe when the monks walk mindfully in procession for their last meal of the day. Continue to a thousand years old SHWEMAWDAW PAGODA with its spire taller than the SHWEDAGON PAGODA, and HINTHAR HILL. After lunch, stroll through BAGO MARKET, and visits with the 55-meter long reclining SHWE THA LYAUNG Buddha, which is among one of the country's most impressive images as well as the four giant Buddha images at KYAIK PUN PAGODA. After visiting a 'Mon' weaving and handicraft village producing woven bamboo wares continue to Yangon. Stop en-route by an Allied War Graves cemetery near HTAUK KYAN and a "Nat" tree shrine.
Overnight stay in Yangon.
Day 3Depart Yangon
After breakfast, excursion to SYRIAM, which was once a major port. Take a boat to see YE LE PAYA TEMPLE (middle stream), set on a tiny island in the river. Stroll through the riverside market and return back to Yangon.
Transfer to airport for international departure.
- Accommodation in shared twin rooms with daily breakfast
- Sightseeing with English speaking station guide
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with driver
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