Immerse yourself in the authentic local culture and get a taste of everyday life in Yangon by embarking on a circular train ride. As you journey on this scenic route, witness the daily activities of the locals and see the city’s suburbs and satellite towns from a unique perspective. This train ride is the perfect way to experience the authentic rhythms and rituals of Yangon’s people while enjoying the breathtaking sights and sounds of the city. In this two-day tour, you will also have the opportunity to admire the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, a must-see attraction that will leave you in awe with its grandeur and beauty.
- Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Myanmar’s most iconic landmarks, and marvel at its stunning golden spire
- Board the slow-moving circular train and take a leisurely journey through Yangon’s bustling markets and charming villages
Day 1 – Yangon:
Upon arrival, your guide will welcome you and take you to the hotel to get some rest after your long journey.
During the evening, explore the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Myanmar’s most breathtaking Buddhist landmarks. This golden “heart” of the country is said to have been standing for over 2,600 years, and its central stupa is encircled by numerous elaborately adorned structures and sculptures. As Yangon’s social hub, the pagoda attracts a constant flow of local residents who come to offer prayers and pay their respects.
Spend the night at your hotel.
Day 2 – Yangon (B):
Begin your day with breakfast and then make your way to the Central Railway Station, one of the well-known attractions in Yangon. From there, hop aboard the Circle Line Train, which covers a distance of 28.5 miles around the city. Along the way, you’ll pass through vibrant neighborhoods and charming villages, and have the opportunity to interact with friendly locals. After an hour-long journey, disembark at Insein Station and explore the Insein Market, an open-air market that operates daily and offers an assortment of fresh produce such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, meats, and locally sourced fish, as well as various consumer products. The market offers a glimpse into the daily lives of the locals and is a great place to witness them in action.
Later, return to your hotel to spend the night.
Note: The Circle Line Train does not have air conditioning and may have old seats and trash on the floor.Breakfast included