3 Days / 2 Nights Yangon Tour and Shopping - private: Day 1 - Arrive at Yangon and Yangon sightseeing.
Upon arrival at airport, welcome by our Guide and he will be held on placard with your name on it. And then transfer to hotel for check-in. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is still a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of South-East Asia. This afternoon, transfer to Yangon Heritage Trust’s downtown office where their specially-trained guide will give a briefing about the progress, and challenges to come, of preserving the city’s buildings. Afterwards, begin a 2.5 hour walking tour through central Yangon. Starting at Yangon’s Heritage Trust Office on Lower Pansodan Road and Highlights include City Hall, the High Court and the former Burma Railways Company – one of Yangon’s oldest administrative buildings. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon(Summit Park View).
Day 2 - Yangon sightseeing and shopping.
After breakfast, you will visit Sule, City Hall, and the High Court (noted for its British colonial architecture including its clock tower and its red-bricked exterior). You’ll then visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, which is famous for its huge image of a reclining Buddha and which was built in 1966 to replace the old image built in1907. You will also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding areas, which offer numerous photo opportunities. In the early evening, you will visit Strand jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon River, which offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors and photo opportunities. Next, you will go shopping at the Bogyoke market (formerly "Scott market") where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics and lacquer ware. Time permitting, your guide will bring you to the famous MK gems shop, where high quality gems are displayed in eight different decorated show rooms.
From here, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, the local legend states that the original structure was built 2500 years ago then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 99 meters tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas and your guide will show you around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point. Stay overnight at hotel in Yangon (Summit Park View).
Day 3 - international departure.
There are no activities planned for today. You enjoy your free time until being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Meeting/pick-up point: Yangon International Airport.
Pick-up time: According to arrival flight.
Drop-off location: Yangon International Airport.
Drop-off time: According to departure flight.
Duration: 3 days.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End/closing time: At 5pm on the 3rd day.
Others: Standard check in time is 2pm. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel.
Accommodation in 4 star hotel in twin or double room. Children sharing bed of parents.
Daily Hotel breakfast included.