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Accessibility :
Child Friendly, Senior Friendly, Disability Friendly

Host :
Golden Rock Travel & Tours Co., LTD


Activities :

Areas :
Yangon

 , Yangon, Yangon

 5 Hours / 0 Mins

 From US$ 75 Onwords

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Highlights

  • 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


More Details

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:

  • Booking voucher

  • 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