Our driver and professional English speaking guide will pick you up from your hotel around 8am in Yangon city and transfer to the starting point. Tour will begin with a bustling market complete with religious artifacts, colorful flowers and offertories; artisans at work, monks and nuns going about their daily alms-rounds, local pilgrims offering their specialties to their respected shrines adorned with gold leaf. After passing through this lively market, you will cycle to a nearby residential area across a main road (to be crossed by pushing the bikes with your guide leading) and stop at the bottom of a hillock where you will climb barefoot by a stairway lined with intriguing shrines and curious pagodas and tombs of monks and some members of Burmas last royal family. You will get to see a few quintessential colonial style monastic buildings where monks live and study. Surrounded by great trees and old buildings this place is sure to enchant and make you feel as if you were thrown back in time to British Raj Era and you will get to see one of the countrys biggest and handsomest Buddhas overlooking the green valley. Next hop on your bikes again and cycle through some ghetto -like living quarters before paying a deferential visit to the house museum of Bogyoke Aung San, the father of Myanmar Democracy Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi. Next continue your exploration on two wheels through some typical residential areas of Yangonites, have a rest at a local teashop where you will be treated to some local snacks and have an opportunity to rub shoulders with locals. Leave your bikes at the teashop to go and explore the nearby local market to learn of local herbs and vegetables, and other curious food items. Afterwards, hop on your bikes again and cycle through the scenic, peaceful and relaxing parks of Royal Lake before ending up at the eastern approach way of the Shwedagon pagoda where you will stroll up a hill through an interesting alley with intriguing monastic buildings where local pilgrims take lodgings on their pilgrimages. Then riding along the circular road of the great pagoda down the hill. Continue the tour to the Sule pagoda in the middle of the city, cycling around to see the Mahabandoola Park, the colonial courthouse and the city hall. From there cycling tour around the colonial area with the historical buildings will start, breaking at a local teashop to enjoy Burmese food and tea and the typical atmosphere. Continue along the famous Strand Road and visit the bustling Yangon harbor. Learn about the parks, religious temples and unique buildings as you travel through this diverse urban landscape. Drive back to hotel and free time at your leisure.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Duration: 8 Hrs
Departure Time :
8:00am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Departure Details :
Hotel in Yangon
Return Details :
Hotel in Yangon
Cancellation Policy : This activity is non-refundable
A full day cycling tour to discover the colorful city of Myanmar with a close looks at the local life of this historical city. The tour will let you discover some hidden treasures of Yangon: bustling local market, artisans at work, shrines and pagodas. Visit to the house museum of Bogyoke Aung San, the father of Myanmar Democracy Icon, Aung San Suu Kyi. Enjoy local snacks and tea and relaxing parks of Royal Lake.Tour to the Sule pagoda in the middle of the city, cycling around to see the Mahabandoola Park, the colonial courthouse and the city hall.
Know More about this tour
- Transfer in-out of Hotel in Yangon
- Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
- Service of English speaking guides (Other language speaking guides are available with surcharge upon request)
- Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
- Use of Bicycleand helmets
- Bottled water and light refreshment
- International flights and airport taxes Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary (Note: Eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide. Optional meal plans are available upon request) Early check-in and late check-out at hotels. Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.) Tips for guides and drivers Personal travel insurance Myanmar Visa fees (contact us for further information)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Itinerary is subject to change depending on flights, road and other conditions
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