Yangon Tour Historical and Culture, Inle Sightseeing with Boat Public Train Riding, Bagan Sightseeing with E-Bike, Trekking in Chin, Ngapali Beach
A Private Tour to Yangon to Get Your Tan on, the Ever Growing City
A private tour to Yangon to get your tan on, the ever growing city is an exciting, up and coming city, definitely it is the place to be. It is growing every day and not just buildings; foreigners are visiting here to holiday, to live and to invest. All of this is happening because, in 2015, the people of Myanmar voted in a democratic government of the first time in over 500 years.
The restrictions on who can enter the country, where they can go and who can invest have all gone. The national and international media can now talk and report about this wonderful city which in turn makes people curious and want to visit.
Yangon has so much to offer a traveller. Previously known as Rangoon, Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar both in size and commercially. Thanks to Myanmar's recent liberation, the city is being rejuvenated, the buildings and monuments are getting makeovers, new shops, bars and restaurants are constantly opening. There is an air of excitement and hope everywhere you go in Yangon
Escorted Tour of Yangon Beaches, Temples, Exciting City Life and Ancient Ruins
However, Yangon is not just all about the city hustle and bustle; there are charming old streets still with cobble pavings, street traders and colourful open-air markets all to be seen on sightseeing tours, that bring you back in time. Not forgetting, of course, the fabulous Temples, Stupas, monuments and monasteries that can be found here.
Yangon revolves around the most impressive ‘Shwedagon Paya” Buddhist statue, with its beautiful golden pinnacle, a must with a private tour to guide through its intricacies. Not far from the city there are mosques, churches showing just how diverse the country has become, and not forgetting the impressive colonial architecture to see and investigate. Yangon is a beautiful city with so much to offer so take an escorted tour of Yangon beaches, temples, exciting city life and ancient ruins
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Travel Tips for Yangon
Due to the weather in Myanmar, the best time to go to Yangon is from around November to early March. Even though it is the winter season then, it has the most bearable temperature, and it is dry. There are lots of colourful festivals, some religious others just an excuse to party, going on during those months. You can look at these from afar or get involved. The people of Yangon will include you in everything. Your local tour guide can advise the best time
Thankfully Yangon is maybe growing but it is not getting any more expensive and you get great value for money there. You get approximately 1000 Kyat for $1. Of course, as with anywhere else in the world, there are different prices for different areas, but on average you can have a great meal out for less than $15 and nice accommodation very similar. The popular mode of a taxi is by motorcycle and for less than a $1 you make a short trip.
The most important thing to know before you travel to Yangon or anywhere in Myanmar, you have to have a visa. These are issued by the Myanmar embassy in your country and will take a minimum of five days to process. Something else to be aware of is that there are poisonous snakes in Yangon so be alert at all times. Always pre-book any sightseeing tours before arriving as works out cheaper.
The weather in Yangon is the same everywhere in Myanmar. From November to February it is called the winter season but for us mere mortals it is the nicest time, cool for the people of Myanmar but lovely for us at around 30 degrees Celsius during the day. It is also dry. The summer season has unbearable heat from March to May. Finally, the longest season is the monsoon season which is from June to October when is wet and humid.
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