Local experience with the local guide
Myanmar also known as Burma was once one of the richest countries in Asia. And it has potential to develop the country again located in the crossroad of Asia with the right moment of social, economic and political reforms. Located between India and China, Burma was once a British colony with diversity of culture and traditions.
Myanmar emerged from decades of isolation in 2010. Yangon was regarded as the princess of Asia because of beautiful with many parks and lakes. Walking downtown area of Yangon is interesting seeing old colonial British architecture buildings. Burmese people's mindset and attitude are also interesting for the visitors. The passengers who are interested in Myanmar politics , ways of life of Myanmar people and Buddhism, should book the tour.
First, visit Thanlyin local market to see ways of life of local people. Then, proceed to Sule pagoda and downtown area of Yangon in which you can see Buddhist pagoda, Christian church and muslim mosque to present peaceful co-existence of Burmese societies. Continue on visit to Strand hotel, the first hotel in Myanmar, and Botahtaung pagoda near Yangon river bank and go to Scott market, a shopping paradise for tourists. Proceed to Inya lake for lunch and visit white elephants and Kabaraye pagoda built for six Buddhist synod. Continue on visit to Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha image and Shawdagon pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda in Myanmar. Transfer to the port.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet the clients at Thilawa port.
End location: I will leave the clients at Thilawa port.
Duration: 11 hours
A little bit traffic will happen in Yangon.
You will get around by modern air-conditioned Saloon car. You can walk for a while in downtown area of Yangon.You are safe with a trained driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35000 Kyat - It will cost 35000 ks for entrance fees and meals for one passenger.
20USD of each passenger as royalty fees of the port is necessary to pick you up and drop you off at the pier in the port. If not so, you must take the shuttle bus to the gate.
I am not a driver. I will accompany you as a guide with my driver.
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Htay was fabulous! We enjoyed every minute - he was thorogh and new his stuff. He was good about answering questions, his driver was great and the car was perfect. We couldn't have been more pleased. Thank you, Htay!!!