Twante Pottery Village Visit

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic ride along the Twante Canal
  • View daily life in an authentic village
  • Visit the beautiful Shwesandaw Pagoda, full of religious art
  • See local artisans crafting a wide variety of pottery products in workshops

tour details

Located on the other side of the Yangon River, the village of Twante has very much retained its original character. You will get there by crossing the river by Z craft. Experience the busy life of the local people at the jetty and enjoy the picturesque river view on the way.

tour description

Pick up from your hotel and drive to Wardan jetty for around 20 min (Pickup time to be advised by your guide, subject to your hotel location). Take the Z craft to cross the Yangon river. Then drive from Dala to Twante via Twante canal bridge. (approximately 45 min). Upon arrival in Twante, the road is bumpy and you should be prepared for a 'rustic' but very interesting ride, which provides a glimpse of life on and along the famous Twante Canal, the narrow waterway constructed in 1883 to connect the Yangon and Ayeyarwady Rivers, and still in use today. In Twante, after a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda, visit pottery area where a large part of the population is engaged in pottery production. Walk through the many workshops and observe this very traditional craft. Return to Yangon from Dala by taking the Z craft again to go back to your hotel.


  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles to the jetty
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Horse cart or trishaw in Twante
  • Ferry Dala
  • Z craft fees
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking local tour guide (other language guides are available on request)
  • 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.

Important note:
  • Crossing the river by car ferry (Z craft) can take some time, depending on the time needed to load the vehicles. Also, please take note that the time of departure depends on the number of cars.
Tour code: RGNDYTPV

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