Start your adventure by meeting our experienced guide at the hotel in the afternoon. Begin a captivating journey to Bogyoke Market, also known as Scotts Market. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this semi-covered market, where hundreds of food stalls, clothing boutiques, handicraft shops, and gem stores are bustling with locals and tourists alike.
Next, take your time to explore the downtown area, strolling along ancient streets adorned with majestic colonial buildings.
As the evening approaches, prepare to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most magnificent Buddhist monuments. This golden treasure, considered the ‘heart’ of Myanmar, is believed to have stood for 2,600 years. Admire the central golden stupa, encircled by intricately adorned structures and statues. The pagoda serves as the social hub of Yangon, constantly abuzz with locals engaged in prayer and making offerings.
Remrak: Please note that Scott Market is closed on Mondays and Gazette holidays.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, start another exciting day of exploration. Begin by visiting Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, home to a colossal reclining Buddha image that will leave you in awe.
Then, set off to the Karaweik Royal Barge, a magnificent floating vessel on a serene lake, offering a picturesque backdrop for your memorable photographs. From there, return to your hotel and take some time to relax and unwind.
In the afternoon, prepare to be enchanted by a traditional and colorful puppet show. Delve into the world of puppetry as you meet the talented artists backstage and learn about the intricate process of creating these captivating characters. You’ll even have the opportunity to try your hand at manipulating the puppets and making them dance! The puppet masters will then enthrall the audience with a captivating performance, narrating humorous stories while skillfully maneuvering the rods and bringing the lavishly decorated marionettes to life.
Conclude your tour by returning to your hotel or the airport, cherishing the memories of your enriching experiences.
Remark: Please note that the puppet show has multiple showtimes available: 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, and 6 pm (minimum of 2 persons). Pick-up from the hotel will be arranged one hour prior to the show.