Orwell Literary Walk

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Experience the unique walking tour around downtown area
  • Discover the city's heritage and uncover the old history of the writer George Orwell's days

tour details

During this tour, explore the colonial heritage buildings of Yangon, bringing to life the Rangoon of the 1920s, revealing the rich history and well known sites plus some hidden gems that George Orwell would have visited on his excursion in his book, Burmese Days.

tour description

Pick up from your hotel by and drive to downtown area, exploring Burmese Days by a British writer, George Orwell. You will also enter the world of Burmese writer Shwe U-Daung who (in the 1920s and 30s) adapted the Sherlock Holmes stories for a Burmese audience while searching for his mysterious address in Burmese Baker Street. Stop at a tea shop frequented by contemporary Burmese writers. The walk will be conducted by a great local Burmese guide San Lin Tun. He is a well-known local writer and poet who has lived in Yangon all his life and speaks very good English. Transfer back to your hotel.


  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


  • Meals


Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
    Tour code: RGNDYOLW

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