Biking through Dala and River Island Villages

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: Morning

4 hours    English, French, Russian, Spanish, German

tour highlights

  • A half-day easy biking to the countryside of Yangon through Dala and riverside villages
  • Authentic experience of enjoying local tea shop culture
  • Visit to Chu Chu workshop where you will get inspired by the local women power and interesting recycling process

tour details

Biking outskirt of southern Yangon (Dala town and riverside villages) is very beautiful day escape and a great experience adventure trip for those who would love to skip the busy excursions of normal tourist’s trail.

Why choose this tour?

  • Escaping the busy vibe of Yangon and biking around the rural countryside areas 
  • Get an insight of the rural culture and typical lifestyle

tour description

Set off your journey from Strand Road at 07:00 hours to the local market in Kali jetty. Later, take a private ferry boat to Seikkyi Kanaungto river island village, almost-car-free island. Breathe in the fresh air, enjoy a scenic ride along the river and after 15 minutes, start your bike tour through hidden streets, beautiful lakes, village schools and green paddy fields of sleeping countryside. On the way, make a stop at the infamous local market and a short break over breathtaking view of Seikkyi String Bridge connecting Yangon side. Enjoy a peaceful and tranquil moment of biking along 35 km long Twante Canal of which the construction began in 1881 during the British colonial rule. Arrive at Thakhin Ba Thaung village where you will visit few family houses to experience the typical ways of local life. Drinks and snacks will be served at local teashop in Dala before you continue exploring candle workshop and Chu Chu workshop where you will see local women working on turning waste materials collected from Yangon’s streets into recycled crafts. You can also purchase souvenirs like handbags, purses, toys and accessories. Proceed to visit 100 years old monk body at the monastery complex. At the end of you biking journey, take a Dala ferry and travel back to Yangon side.

customise the tour

  • Combine with Yangon half-day excursions
  • Shop some souvenirs at Chu Chu recycled goods workshop
  • Optional trishaw tour in Seikkyi Kanaungto


  • All sightseeing tour as detailed in our itinerary
  • English-speaking biking guide
  • Bike with full equipment
  • Boat ferry
  • Tea break at local tea shop
  • Contribution to village library
  • Filtered water and wet towels


  • Meals


    • Please bring Sunglasses, sun screen, sports shoes (no flip flops), shorts and T-shirt for biking.
    • There will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
    • Biking Route:


    2-3 hours easy biking, 30 km (mostly flat)
Tour code: EXYHBDRV

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