Immerse yourself in local culture with a charming trishaw ride while also giving back to the community. Trishaws were once the primary mode of transportation in Yangon, making them an ideal way to explore the city’s rich history. This exclusive tour activity is designed with Corporate Social Responsibility in mind, providing support to the needy trishaw driver community.As you journey through the suburbs of Yangon on a trishaw, discover traditional handicraft workshops and interact with friendly locals to gain a deeper understanding of their way of life. This ride promises to be both enjoyable and informative, offering a unique perspective of the city.By taking this tour, you have the opportunity to care for the places you visit and contribute to the betterment of the local community. Don’t miss out on this chance to make a difference while enjoying an unforgettable local experience.
- Immerse yourself in Myanmar’s local way of life, far from the bustling streets of Yangon
- Discover the full spectrum of traditional handicrafts in Myanmar
- Enjoy a one-of-a-kind ride on a trishaw, a unique and beloved form of transportation in Myanmar
In Myanmar, trishaws are a common sight outside the city as locals use them for daily commutes to the market or temple.
After a short drive to the outskirts of the city, the trishaw ride begins, taking you through Thaketa, a vibrant neighborhood teeming with local handicraft workshops. This area offers a unique atmosphere that differs greatly from the bustling streets of Yangon, making it an ideal place to immerse yourself in the local way of life.
One of Myanmar’s most famous natural resources is its precious stones, particularly jade. During the tour, you’ll visit a jade workshop where skilled craftsmen are meticulously carving intricate designs on elephants, Buddha statues, and other precious gems.
Next, you’ll stop at a nearby wood carving and straw painting workshop, where you can witness another form of handicraft that the Myanmar people have mastered.
Finally, the tour concludes at a pottery workshop, one of the most ancient forms of handicraft in Myanmar. Here, you can get hands-on experience with clay as potters demonstrate their techniques, passed down through generations.
After a fulfilling day exploring local handicrafts, you will be transferred back to your hotel.