Child Friendly, Senior Friendly, Disability Friendly
Golden Rock Travel & Tours Co., LTD
, Yangon, Yangon
5 Hours / 0 Mins
From US$ 75 Onwords
Comfortable private tour with an experienced English speaking tour guide, private vehicle & driver
Flexibility to visit places of interest based on your preferences after discussing with your tour guide
Experience the rich history, culture and traditions of Yangon and it's people
Visit the bustling Bogyoke Market
Experience a unforgettable visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda
Your tour guide will meet you at the hotel at 8:30AM. Embark on a half-day tour of Yangon to visit the highlights and main attractions such as the 2000-year-old golden Sule Pagoda located at the center of the city. This is a great example of modern Asian business life melding with ancient Burmese tradition. You will find a lively atmosphere around the pagoda with many local visitors as well as shops.
You can then visit the famous Bogyoke Market (closed on Mondays) also known as the Scott Market. This is Myanmar’s largest market and contains over 2,000 local shops where you can browse through a variety of items including traditional clothes, art, jewelry, souvenirs etc. End your trip with a visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, which is one of Buddhism’s most sacred sites. The pagoda is believed to enshrine eight hairs of the Guatama Buddha as well as relics of 3 former Buddhas. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds and rubies, sapphires and topaz - a stunning sight and a most fitting place to finish your trip in this "Golden Land". Transfer back to your hotel in Yangon by 1:30PM.
Instructions on getting to Location
Please be at the hotel lobby by 8:30AM. Your tour guide will come to the lobby and inform the reception.
About the Host
Golden Rock Travels is a boutique travel service provider founded in 1996 in Myanmar with a representative office in California, USA. Golden Rock Travel is a locally owned and licensed agency specializing in personalized travel services & experiences catering to the individual needs and preferences of visitors. We provide clients with a personalized service, prior to and during their visit to Myanmar, aimed at exceeding their expectations.
You Should Bring:
Entrance fees per person: 4,000 Kyats for Sule Pagoda and 10,000 Kyats for Shwedagon Pagoda
Personal expenses: lunch, optional tips/gratuities to your guide & driver
Easily removable footwear: pagodas and monasteries do not allow footwear
Non-revealing clothing: long pants/skirts and t-shirts/shirts that are not sleeveless.
You Will be Provided With
English speaking licensed tour guide
Private vehicle with driver
1 Water Bottle & 1 Cold Towel per guest