Best of Yangon Outskirt In A Day

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

tour highlights

  • Visit of Kyauk Tan Ye Le (Midstream Pagoda)
  • Explore the market and local life, Church and Hindu temple
  • Visit the unique art gallery and museum
  • A stop at Syriam Kyaik Khauk Pagoda

tour details

Drive out of Yangon towards Syriam and take the ferry to the Kyauk Tan midstream pagoda. Explore the little pleasant village and see the local daily life, listen to the stories of the Portugese church, sacred Hindu temple . On the way back stop at the Art Gallery at the artist home, a small museum with an extraordinary collection of Myanmar Art, rarely to be seen in Yangon. A stop to see the modern Star City luxury condominium estate.

tour description

Picked up from your hotel around 0800 hours and we drive (approximately 50 minutes) towards Syriam (Thanlyin) a sleepy village outside the capital Yangon and after crossing the bridge, visit Portuguese Church in Myanmar which is the first Catholic Church in Myanmar, however destroyed by the Burmese king after they recaptured Than Lyin, Nevertheless ruins of the old church is still remained there. Thanlyin continued to be a major port until it was destroyed by King Alaungpaya in 1756 during the Mon revolt and the church was destroyed at this time. Unfortunately it is not well kept up although the walls seem to be in good shape. Continue to Kyauk Tan. Then visit Ye Le Paya (Midstream Pagoda) set on a tiny island in the river. Access to the Pagoda is by boat - the journey takes roughly 5 minutes - you will need to take your shoes off - the path can be slippery. Then walk from the jetty to the riverside market and if you wish, a stop at tea shop to taste local tea. Continue visit to Pelikan Hindu Temples which is believed to be very powerful temples. Drive back towards Syriam and take a short horse cart ride around the town. Stop at the Art Gallery of U Hla Win's House (if open) and Museum an extraordinary collection of Myanmar Art, rarely to be seen in Yangon. Lunch at local restaurant in Syriam. If time permits, on the way back to Yangon, visit Kyaik Khauk Pagoda and its surroundings. Afterwards drive around the Thanlyin Star City Luxury Estate, you will see the contrary of living standard in the same area. Return to Yangon and your hotel.


  • Transportation in A/C vehicles
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat fees
  • Horse cart in Syriam
  • Lunch
  • English speaking local tour guide (other language guides are available on request and surcharges apply)
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-16 April
    Tour code: RGNDYBYO

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