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Day Trips » Yangon Walking Colonial Tour

Duration : Half Day

Route :

Meet and great at hotel and transfer to downtown to experience a colonial walking tour that will cover 4-5 kilometres in the central districts of downtown. Many of the buildings visited are on the Yangon City Heritage List, a list of 188 man-made structures mainly consisting of religious landmarks and colonial-era buildings. By walking through the streets you’ll also have a chance to witness the lifestyles of the locals- from the busy bus and boat stations to the tea shops and hidden street markets. There are plenty of chances to interact with Yangon residents and learn more about the Burmese culture.
Highlights include City Hall, the old railway station, the former Minister’s office where General Aung San was assassinated in 1947. Other colonial landmarks are also included in this tour such as the Main Post Office, The Strand Hotel, a colonial gem renovated to its former glory and the High Court. Interspersed in the guided walk are various religious sites such as the St Mary’s Cathedral, built in 1899, and the Buddhist landmarks of Sule Paya.
During the tour, you’ll stop for a cup of tea or coffee and snacks at Rangoon Tea House, a reminiscence of the grand tea houses found in Yangon during the British colonial era. Transfer back to the hotel.

Our services include:

Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner) English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply) Local guide in Hoa Binh Entrance fees for all visits and activities as mentioned in the itinerary

Our services do not include:

Other meals than mentioned Other services than mentioned Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature Tips, Travel insurance

IMPORTANT NOTES:

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Vietnam. Prices are valid 30 days from date of offer. Past this date price and conditions may be readjusted. The cost of air tickets is subject to change without prior notice by the airlines. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges. Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on arrival day till 12:00 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired. Please note that all the above services & tours have yet to be booked, they are proposed for your information only and we will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation to do so. If one or some proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the moment of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes to the program.