Travel Guide to Yangon City
Yangon city tour is an attractive experience. Best of Yangon is a colorful introduction of Yangon which combines perfectly the experience of Yangon landmarks. The landmarks include British colonial building, Shwedagon pagoda, busy markets and the rural life as well as the rich culture of Syriam. Upon arrival at Yangon airport on the first day, your first touch is in Myanmar which is a fascinating city and beautifully distended with faded British colonial buildings, pagodas, a wealth of Buddhist shrines as well as boasting exceptional culture of mixed Indian, Chinese as well as Burmese influence. Commence the first visit to Shwedagon which is the prevalent golden pagoda in Myanmar.
Shwedagon is so renowned for its giant stupas along with spires and the holiest pilgrimage site in the area. Yangon city visit day two starts from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm. During the morning hours, you can visit Chauk That Gyi Pagoda to have a high regard for the giant reclining Buddha then explore one of the busy open markets near the Pagoda. While traveling you will have a chance to witness how local people participate in the market. Ideally, you can then head to the National museum and Scott, the largest market in Myanmar overstuffed with hundred of handicraft, art, food, gemstone as well as clothes stores. You can spend the afternoon on a guided stroll to Yangon Old Quarter starting from Sule Pagoda an outstanding of Yangon with a wealthy narration of 2,600 years.
The fact of the matter is that Yangon has a number of British colonial building such as General post, Custom House, Strand Hotels, City Hall just to name but a few and all these sites are marked on your walking route towards Pansodan street. The highlights of this day are the sunset cruise on Yangon River, beholding the scene of local commuter returning to home from Yangon downtown. Day three is Yangon Syriam departure after breakfast. You can leave the city to Syriam for only one hour drive. It is evident that Syriam has a charming history first rising to fame as a port at some point in the 15th century.
The city then started briefly falling under Portuguese ruling in the 17th century helping as the ground for the French East Indian company and lastly joining the British kingdom. You can spend the day in this serenely pleasant town and travel around the hill pagoda at Kyaik Khauk, just 4km outside Syriam town. Therefore, the visit to The Ye Le Paya is the last visit of day three and thus head to Yangon Airport for the departure flight in the afternoon. Yangon city tour is the best experience ever.
In conclusion, bus services have greatly improved over the recent years. It is evident that Al Link Travel and Tour Company is offering Seat-In-Coach which has Plan A and Plan B to globetrotters. This bus is designed not only for the tourists but also for business travelers. It is also good for the free and easy travelers.