Arrive in Yangon. Meet your guide and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon excursion to Myanmar’s holiest monument the Shwedagon Pagoda with its golden stupa covered with 60 tons of pure gold leaf. Continue to Bogyoke Aung San Market (formerly Scott’s market, close on Monday and public holidays) for shopping and free time. Visit the colorful local Theingyi Market where fish, fruit and vegetables are sold. In the afternoon continue to Yanogn’s oldest Chinese temple, Kheng Hock Keong, in China town. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon (B)
A full day tour to discover the colorful capital of Myanmar with a close looks at the local life of this historical city. By car and partly on foot this tour takes in the Sule pagoda in the middle of the city, walk around to see the Mahabandoola Park, the colonial courthouse and the city hall. From there a rickshaw tour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local teashop to enjoy Burmese tea and the typical atmosphere. Continue by rickshaw along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbor. Transfer to the airport.