Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Food tour
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 11 hours
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 6+ yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Yangon, Myanmar
  • Ends Yangon, Myanmar
  • Jump on the local commuter rail network and transit through the entire metropolitan area
  • Taste local Burmese cuisine at our favourite lunch spot 
  • Meander through busy streets to discover local vendors and sites rarely experienced by tourists 
  • Sample treats from market stalls and shops that line narrow alleyways inaccessible to tour buses
The Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night tour starts and ends in Yangon. The Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night is a food tour that takes 11 hours.

Get the full Yangon experience in this total tour that covers it all! Ride the rails into neighbourhoods not often seen by tourists, where you’ll explore local markets and shops. Then, return to downtown in time for sunset! This is when the city comes alive, as the night markets open and locals leave work for the day. Feast on street snacks and lounge about with new friends and a cold beer to finish off your epic day. This adventure combines two of our favourite tours into one great day.
5 - Excellent
Based on 802 reviews
  • Ms. Caroline
  • On Apr 20 2016
5 - Excellent
Ms. Caroline's review for another Urban Adventures tour
“Mike was great! I have lived in Toronto for three years and my friend was visiting for the second time so it was the perfect tour to delve into something a bit more interesting than the standard city tour. Mike was great at relating Toronto information to the respective home cities of the people on the tour (Dublin & Detroit) so that we could better understand the context of the neighbourhoods. Great service, very friendly and funny! Meeting the local business staff and owners and sampling some food was such a treat! Thanks Mike”
  • Ms. Emily
  • On Jan 18 2016
4 - Very Good
Ms. Emily's review for another Urban Adventures tour
“We had a really great time. They promise that it was a hard paddle for a small section, not just our incompetence! The guys were fun and kind and it really felt like an adventure in our own backyard.”
  • Ms. Este
  • On Aug 20 2016
5 - Excellent
Ms. Este's review for another Urban Adventures tour
“The sights and bites tour with Fanni was excellent. She showed us all the hidden gems in Budapest and we learnt about the culture and history in between tasting the delicious food. Highlights included the chocolate bon bons, the 3 kinds of fish and the goulash in a traditional restaurant. Highly recommend to fully experience everything that Budapest has to offer.”

This Total Yangon Tour lets you see it all in just one day! We've combined two of our top-selling Yangon tours (Let Yangon Take You For a Ride and Yangon's Streets by Night) into one epic adventure.

Start off your experience by going beyond the city centre to see a real cross-section of life in Yangon. We’ll hop on the slow train and observe the lively and colourful happenings of the local urban lifestyle.

We’ll be experiencing the entire three-hour loop with a pit stop to visit a lively local market. We’ll spend about 45 minutes wandering through the stalls, meeting vendors, and observing the local way of life.

Our Yangon tour will continue as we get back on the train and head towards downtown, where we’ll enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants and participate in a favourite local pastime: people-watching!

After lunch, we’ll hit the road, walking along the busy streets lined with shops, as well as vendors selling everything from betel nuts to Burmese buns.

At this point, you'll have about two hours of free time to explore the downtown at your leisure. You could visit nearby Bogyoke Market, relax your feet with a drink at the Strand Hotel, or get some fresh air at Kandawgyi Park, which are all within a 10 to 15-minute walk from the meeting point for the second half of our tour. Or, you could hop in a taxi and travel 20 minutes to see the Reclining Buddha at Chauk Htet Kyi Pagoda. Then, once you've explored on your own, you'll head back to the Asia Plaza hotel for the second half of this Total Yangon tour!

We'll gather again after our break and head over to the market district, just as it starts to come alive at sunset. First up, we’ll wander through the chaos of Shwe Bontha Street, crammed with locals selling secondhand (and third- and fourth-hand) items — anything and everything from electronics to footwear (shopaholics, you’ve been warned).

But if all the excitement of the market leaves you seeking serenity, you’ll get your dose of Zen as you pass by both Buddhist and Hindu temples on the way toward China Town. Here you’ll stop for a refreshing drink and snack — maybe a green tea at a local tea shop or a freshly squeezed sugarcane juice at a roadside stall. Wherever your thirst guides you! Snap some photos at a nearby temple that’s adorned with hundreds of images depicting mythological scenes.  

While this busy area is a shopping hotspot when evening comes, it’s still off the radar for most visitors. With blocks of little boutiques and antique shops tucked down alleyways, you could easily refurbish your house and obtain an entirely new wardrobe in one day (getting those purchases home in your luggage is another matter).

Finally, we’ll end up on a small side street is filled vendor after vendor boasting charcoal grills, cooking up all sorts of meats, veggies, and marinades. This is the place to go for street food in Yangon, with lots of outdoor seating, bustling local life, and plenty of beer. Your guide will treat you to some of their favourite snacks and a beer to finish off this unique exploration of Yangon. 

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Train fare
  • Tea/coffee
  • Some snacks
  • Beer at the end of the tour  
  •  Entrance fee of St.Mary Cathedral
  • Items of a personal nature
  • additional food and drinks
  • taxi back to your hotel
  • tips/gratuities for your guide and driver.
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Cancellation for this Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.


For any tour departures within 15 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 June 2021, a deposit of 100% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 0 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Total Yangon Tour: Take a Ride & Streets by Night tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Meeting start point :

At Independence Monument in Maha Bandula Park, Downtown Yango

Meeting end point :

At Independence Monument in Maha Bandula Park, Downtown Yango

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour follows established guidelines that are in line with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ framework against COVID-19.
  • This tour follows the local government(s) recommendations for gatherings and group sizes.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing is highly encouraged on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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