If you want to catch a glimpse at the small-town rural life within a short distance from Yangon, Twante is worth a visit. It is well-known for its pottery, you can look around the workshops that scatter all over the town to observe how it is being made. Then, you will get the chance to appreciate the famous Shwesandaw Pagoda. On the way back to Yangon, you can continue to visit the lively China town area.
You can take another day trip to Twante, a town famous for its pottery and cotton weaving.You can observe the Pottery workshop, one of their traditional industries. On the way, you can drop in on the Shwesandaw Pagoda.Visit a local market and drive back to Yangon. Before returning back to the hotel, the China town area is worth visiting. It is one of the most enjoyable parts of the downtown and you can observe many vendors on the platform.
After breakfast, we will get to see the ancient royal capital of Bago, about 80km north of Yangon. Upon arrival, you will visit the Kyaik Pun Buddha Images, four 30-meter-high giant Buddha images in position facing the four cardinal directions; the KyakhatWaing, the city’s biggest monastery; the Shwemawdaw Pagoda, the city’s landmark and the country’s highest stupa. In the afternoon, we will visit the Shwe-Tha-Lyaung, a 55-meter-long reclining Buddha image. Nearby, we will explore a Mon village known for its traditional weaving industries. On your way back to Yangon, we will stop over at the HtaukKyant War Cemetery, where Allied and Commonwealth soldiers in WW2 were buried.
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