There is no better way to experience Yangon life than a ride on the city’s commuter train. Climb aboard the Yangon circle train for a slow journey through the suburban outskirts, observing scenes of daily life and meeting friendly locals. Hop off to explore a vibrant fresh market and two diverse neighbourhoods on foot.
Yangon Circle Train - Half Day
Today your tour will start at either 08:00 or 13:00.
Be immersed in the everyday life of Myanmar’s largest city with an insightful half-day guided tour of Yangon. Board the Yangon circle train which runs from Yangon’s main railway station in a circle around various neighbourhoods in town and on the outskirts of town. Sit alongside local commuters, watching as vendors hop on and off to sell snacks and cold drinks to the passengers. Gaze out the windows to observe the lively streets while the train slowly chugs along.
After around 45 minutes disembark in Insein Township. One of the city’s best fresh markets is here, filled with vendors and piles of colourful items for sale. Spend time walking amid the stalls examining the fruits, produce and meats on sale as well as chatting with the friendly locals.
Then transfer by car back to the city centre of Yangon for the last visits of the day. Take a short walking tour through Chinatown and Little India, two fabulously diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods of Yangon. Explore street markets, see snack vendors and admire colourful houses of worship while walking alongside the local guide.
Following this insightful walk and glimpse into the lives of Yangon’s residents, return to the hotel.
Recommended morning as the market is more active
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