Transfer to Yangon
's bustling downtown area to experience its exceptional multiculturalism. Here you will gain insight into the different religious backgrounds and Yangon's architectural history.
First, you visit the Chinese Temple Kheng Hock Keong located in Chinatown
. This temple was founded in 1861 by the Hokkien community during the reign of Qing Emperor Xianfeng.
After a short transfer to Pansodan Road, we offer you a short walking tour in the old business district of Yangon. Here you will see the most beautiful colonial buildings in Southeast Asia. Abandoned colonial-era administrative buildings, which are part of the Yangon City Heritage List
, such as the Myanmar Port Authority building or the old Accountant General's Office will be shown. The guide takes you further to Pansodan jetty, where you can experience the busy life right by the Yangon River.
Walking back to Pansodan Road, you can enjoy a cup of local tea at one of the most popular restaurants in whole Yangon – the Rangoon Tea House. Inspired by the traditional tea houses, this place offers not only excellent food but a variety of local teas to choose from.
To experience the vibrant and fun life around downtown from another perspective, hop on a local bus and transfer to Little India
. Upon arrival, visit the Hindu Temple Shri Kali. It was built by Tamil migrants in 1971, while former Burma was a part of British India. It is known for its colourful architecture.
While walking through the streets downtown, the guide will show and explain about local shops such as betel nut, lottery or sewing vendors.
At noon time you join an adventurous ride with the famous Circular Train
, heading back to Yangon Central Railway station. Then you get dropped off at your hotel.