Thanlyin Day Tour

Difficulty Level
Easy
Languages
English
Destination
Myanmar
$
145
-
$
380
/ Group
Trusted local partner
Nanook T
Short Version
This is a trip to Thanlyin and Kyauktan!
 
Highlights
  • Get out of the city, explore local life
What you can expect
TO A COUNTRY YARD JUST ACROSS A LONG BRIDGE FROM YANGON 
In  the morning about 08:00, our English speaking guide pick you up at your hotel  in Yangon and drive to Thanlyin and Kyauktan, one of the easiest escapes from Yangon is to the rural. Thanlyin was formerly known as Syriam. Myanmar usually pronounces as "Tanyin". It is located on the bank of Yangon River, and is a major port. 

Arrive Thanlyin after 45 minute drive and visit  to Kyaikkhauk Pagoda.  In  the  compound of the pagoda, there are two cemeteries. One of them is ex-king of Taungoo. Another one is the cemetery of Minister Padaytha Yarzar, well know poet in konbaung Era. 

Then  continue  to Kyauk Tan to  vitsit Yele Pagoda,  a  stupa on  a  small  island. You have  to take a boat to get to Yele Pagoda . Moreover, there are many giant fishes which you can feed.

After  that  visit  to Ancient  Portuguese  Church,  Parda  Gyi Pagoda  in Parda  Gyi Village which is accepted as an ancient palace and small city in history. 

Lunch at local restaurant. 

After Lunch retrace Visit Botahtaung Pagoda at the bank of Yangon River. In the compound, there  is  a  famous  shrine  of Mya Nan Nwe who  is  the  spirit  of  a  Shan  and  Bamar  royal descendant.  She  contributed  to  religious  works,  including  the  rebuilding  of  the  Botahtaung Pagoda after its destruction during World War II. After her death in 1957, she became revered by  followers,  for  her  ability  to  grant wishes  to  those who  appealed  to  her  help.  The  shrine attracts  700 worshippers  per  day,  and  between  1,000  and  3,000 worshippers  on weekends, including many Thai devotees,  donate offertories and also to ask for blessing of the sister.  

And walk to bustling Botataung Jetty where you can observe daily life of people who come across the river from ruin area and work in the city. 

Last but not  the  least, visit  the most  revered and most  famous  landmark, one of  the World's wonder “Shwedagon Pagoda " at dusk, as the Sun begins to fall over the City.

Return to your hotel. 

Service Included 
Transfer and transportation 
Entrance fees as per program 
English speaking guide service 
Local ferry boat charges for Yele Pagoda 
1 Bottle of drinking water and 2 refreshment towers 

Service Excluded 
Meal (Lunch and dinner) 
Hotel 
Commercial Tax 
Camera fees 
Additional tours  
Services are not mentioned in “Service Included”

Additional information
Lightweight, long-sleeved clothing is appropriated. Knee-length or long skirts, dresses, comfortable walking shoes and slippers, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat are recommended and a raincoat if necessary.  
 
Child Policy:
Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
 
Group Size
1 - 6
 people
Nanook Experience Category:
History, Local Culture, Sightseeing
Nanook Package Type:
Day Tour package
Rates
Activity Name
Per
Duration
Price
Thanlyin Day Tour 1 paxGroup1 day
$
145
Thanlyin Day Tour 2 paxGroup1 day
$
180
Thanlyin Day Tour 3 paxGroup1 day
$
240
Thanlyin Day Tour 4 paxGroup1 day
$
270
Thanlyin Day Tour 5 paxGroup1 day
$
325
Thanlyin Day Tour 6 paxGroup1 day
$
380
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