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Yangon Mini-break Itinerary with optional tours

Yangon Mini-break Itinerary with optional tours

Tour Code: YMB3DYBO

Day Description
1 Yangon Arrival & City tour
Arrival Yangon in the morning welcomed by your Santa Maria guide and led you to the hotel for check-in. After a brief rest, enjoy Yangon city orientation tour taking you to the downtown sections; also visit to some major religious highlights such as Botataung pagoda on the bank of Yangon River & Sule paya at the heart of Yangon, Chaukhtatgyi colossal reclining Buddha. In the late afternoon, you’ll be visiting the world famous “Shwedagon” pagoda. Overnight stays in Yangon.
2 Yangon – full day excursion to Bago
Have your breakfast at the hotel. About 1 ½ hour drive to Bago, a former Mon & Myanmar people's capital from 15th and 17th centuries. The tour highlights in Bago included of over a thousand years old Shwemawdaw pagoda originally built by the Mons; the Shwethalyaung colossal reclining Buddha image, which dated back to 9th century, that is the most life-like and beloved of all reclining images; and the huge four sitting Buddha images in the open-air of Kyaikpun pagoda also built by the Mon king 'Damazedi' from 1476 A.D. Return to the Yangon in the afternoon with visits on the way made to the pottery village, WWII memorial war cemetery, and Shwenyaungbin Spirit shrine.

Optional sunset cocktail cruise can be made on Yangon River after arriving back to Yangon to enjoy the Yangon river life and magnificent sunset view, after arriving back from Bago. (Duration: 1hr 15min - Seasonal schedule only)

3 Yangon – half day visits before departure
Have your breakfast at the hotel. A half day tour will be made to the remaining highlights of Yangon such as Yangon’s biggest Scott (Bo Gyoke Aung San) market, famous Art Galleries, visit National Museum (with additional admission fees USD5pp) or simply stroll around the beautiful grounds of Kandawgyi lake and park. Then, transfer to the Yangon international airport for your departure flight in the late afternoon or evening.

Optional half day tours

Twente, a glimpse to a typical delta town

Half-day guided Cruise tour to Twente by RV. Mahaythi visiting Oh-Bo Pottery Sheds, Shwesandaw Pagoda, and Central Market including on board picnic lunch can be made before your departure flight in the evening. Please check the detailed schedule with us.

Thanlyin & Kyauktan

Another half-day tour can be made to Thanlyin, which had been the base for notorious Portuguese adventurer Philip De Brito, a trade representative for Kings of Rakhaing, in later 16th and early 17th centuries. You will see a serene pagoda of Kyaukhauk built by the Mons; and the Kyauktan pagoda, an ancient temple complex located in the middle of the river with pretty strong current. The trip will takes about 4 to 5 hours from Yangon.

 
 

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