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Name of Program: Discover Yangon and countryside
Destinations: Yangon-Twentay-Yangon
Recommended Season: Year Round

(DAY 01)  Yangon Arrival and Sightseeing

On your arrival, Go Myanmar’s guide will welcome you at International Airport of Yangon (the biggest city and the capital of Myanmar until 2006). (OR) Our guide will meet you at your hotel and sightseeing start with City Orientation tour, Yangon downtown area, Sule Pagoda (the landmark of Yangon City Centre) and from there we walk along the Pansodan street which has many large Colonial buildings (British colonial heritage) which are still in use. Continue drive to Yangon River near Botathaung Pagoda and walk along the Waterfront to see boats unloading rice and local ferry and passenger boats dating to the British era.
Afternoon visit to Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda Image (Six-Storied Pagoda) (a huge reclining Buddha), 70 meter long and one of Myanmar’s largest and you can get your fortune told by the fortune tellers who have shops nearby. And then you can take good photo stop at the Royal Karaweik Barge.
Your evening will be at Shwedagon Pagoda, the world famous glittering gold stupa will conclude the tour of this picturesque garden city, enjoy with many Myanmar people praying and making offerings at Shwedagon and you can remain until sunset. Overnight at Hotel in Yangon.

(Day 02)Yangon – Twente (with cruise/ lunch on board)

In the early morning, board at Botathaung Jettey departs to Twentay. You will be served with some refreshment on board. It will take about 3 and half hours and arrive at Twentay, an ancient city which lines 25 km away from Yangon and it is famed for its pottery making business. The cruise will take you across the famous Twentay canal which was dug during the colonial days. Sightseeing includes:

Shwesandaw Paya – a two kilometer south of Twente Canel. Visit the 76m tall Shwesandaw Pagoda. This pagoda is almost as old as Shwedagon Pagoda.

Pottery workplace – Pottery is major cottage industry in Twentay, which supplies much of the delta region with well-designed, utilitarian containers of varying shapes and sizes. It is good observation of making skillful. The pots are made in huge thatched-roof sheds. You may even wish to purchase some of the pots.

Twentay Market – It is very wide and place of trading of whole sales fruits and vegetables, local products of Ayarwaddy delta. Lunch on board and your cruise time will be 6.5 hrs.

Arrive back at Yangon around 3:30 and shopping at Bogoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) for your souvenirs from Myanmar until it closes at 5pm. If time permit, you can visit to Chinatown and the Indian quarter.

Notice (1)

Bogoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) Opening hours (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)/ Close on gazette holiday and every Monday.

Notice (II)

Twente cruise guarantee departure minimum 10 persons. Single or group travelers less than 10 persons will join in SIC basic according to the cruise’s schedule and availability. Maximum capacity: 20 passengers

 

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YangonTwente (by boat/Lunch at local restaurant)

Go Myanmar tour guide will pick you up at Hotel and transfer to the jetty for a leisurely boat ride to Twantay, a small town known for its pottery and an old Mon Paya complex and the local village life. Sightseeing around Twantay either by trishaw or horse-carts. Visit a weaving factory; see a blacksmith working in his workshop. Sightseeing includes: Shwesandaw Paya, Pottery workplace and Twentay Market

Arrive back to Yangon and shopping at Bogoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) for your souvenirs from Myanmar until it closes at 5pm (it depends on your arrival time). Also you can visit to Chinatown and the Indian quarter.

 

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YangonTwente (By Land/Lunch at Local restaurant)

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Twentay for about 2 hours. Sightseeing includes: Shwesandaw Paya, Pottery workplace Twentay, Market

Arrive back to Yangon and shopping at Bogoke Aung San Market (Scott Market) for your souvenirs from Myanmar until it closes at 5pm (it depends on your arrival time). Also you can visit to Chinatown and the Indian quarter.

 

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