What To Expect
Begin the tour with quick walk through the city's streets as you head down to the riverside and jetty. There, travel like a local on a public ferry across the mighty Yangon River. The journey is only 10 minutes long but it'll offer up a great view of daily river life - not to mention excellent photo opportunities!
From here, either ride a private taxi or 'dyna truck' (a pick-up truck similar to a songthaew) through the countryside as you head toward the town of Twante where local potters work with traditional tools and local kilns and materials. Once there, visit the community artisans and not only see some of their products but also learn how their work is produced. Fancy getting your hands dirty? Then participate in a literal hands-on lesson as you test out their traditional pottery methods.
Next up, walk for about 20 minutes uphill to reach Shwesandaw Pagoda, one of the highest pagodas in Myanmar. Take in the fantastic view of the surrounding area and feel 1,000 years of history at your feet.
Hungry? Good, because your next stop is a popular local restaurant that specializes in vegetarian cuisine. The restaurant is situated close to the local market. Have plenty of time to relax and explore the area.
Finally, your tour finishes with a return ferry ride, but not before your guide has pointed out a few note-worthy sites on the ride back. Board the boat to re-cross the Yangon River and head back into downtown Yangon.
English speaking guide
Transportation via ferry, taxi and/or dyna truck
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Participants must be at least 6 years old to join this tour.
This tour operates as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.
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14 days / 13 nights