Visit the beautiful Shwesandaw Pagoda, full of religious art
See local artisans crafting a wide variety of pottery products in workshops
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.
Why choose this tour?
Visit to one of the biggest remarkable pottery village in Twante
Wandering around the village to discover the lifestye and craftsmanship of local community
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. (Z craft departure schedule to be advised by the guide). 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.
customise the tour
Combine with half day Yangon excursion
Unlimited photo opportunity during the tour
Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles to the jetty
Transfer from/to hotel
Horse cart or trishaw in Twante
Z craft fees
English speaking local tour guide (other language guides are available on request)
Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour
Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
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.
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