Yangon most highlight and hidden places, full day tour
Yangon, once the capital city, is the gateway to Myanmar. Yangon has earned the name of "the Garden City of the East." Founded by King Alaungphaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in 1755. Yangon means "End of Strife" which was anglicised to Rangoon after the British annexed Myanmar in 1885. This Yangon most highlight and hidden places will cover historical places and monuments, 1877 British built Yangon Central Railway Station and a part of circular train ride, UN secretary U Thant’s Mausoleum, General Aung San’s House museum, Nagar Glass Factory, 24 hours running vegetable market in Yangon and so on.
per adult from
8 to 10 hours
What's included :
- Food tasting
- Professional guide
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
- Round-trip private transfer
- Transport by private vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Yangon Circular Train
What's excluded :
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
- Entrance fees at house museums
- Entry/Admission - Bogyoke Aung San Museum
- Entry/Admission - U Thant House
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, No. 85 26th St., Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
It's the last remaining Jewish house of worship in Yangon and Burma's only synagogue and hidden in the street of Yangon. Open daily from around 9am to 2 pm except Sunday. One can see a beautiful building, old photographs of VIP visit and meet a pagoda trustee man who can explain and tell us more story about this building and synagogue.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Thiri Mingalar Market, West Central Yangon, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
This is 24 hours running vegetable market and we can find varieties of fruits, vegetables, dry fishes, dry shrimps, flowers and etc. It's very huge half open air and half under roof market for the whole sale. Nice to walking around and learn people ways of life as well as fruit tasting.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Bogyoke Aung San Museum, No 15 Bogyoke Museum Lane Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
Visiting Myanmar Independence's father house, and we will see family photos that including Aung San Suu Kyi. Located in the Natmauk Street, and near Bogyoke Aung San's garden. Old colonial era building with family room, guest room and Bogyoke's library and reading room.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: 31 U Thant House Lane Enter from Inya Road, Yangon (Rangoon) 11041 Myanmar
U Thant from Burma was the 3rd Secretary General at United Nations. He used to be a school teacher before serving at UN. We'll see a beautiful U Thant's House, old photographs of his lifestyles and a nice garden to take a rest. It's worth for our time to be there.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Nagar Glass Factory, Hlaing Mahasi Rd, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
Opened in around 1950 and a family run business. Nowadays it's stopped due to gas price going up 30 times than when they start operating. We can do treasure hunt tour to look for a colorful glass (8 kinds they made). Nagar means serpent as the first owner was born on Saturday, according to Myanmar calendar, Sat day represented with Dragon / Serpent. At one time, the american astronaut visited to this workshop. Very quiet and it's hidden in the very wide garden between Pyay and Insein Road.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Yangon Circular Train, Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar
Nice for those who want to experience very old fashioned of transportation and see how Yangonite's travel on this train. Hawkers are selling all kind of goods and fruits. We're taking part of the circular train (one complete circle takes 3 hours). We can see the backstreet of Yangon, residential houses and get local experience.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :1: Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, #223 Sule Pagoda Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
2: Sule Pagoda Road, Sule Pagoda Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Dress code is formal
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.