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Yangon to Twante Tour – 1 Day

Yangon - Twante
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Yangon to Twante Tour – 1 Day
Explore an excellent cultural and natural beauty of Twante in this Myanmar 1 day trip from Yangon. Enjoy a horse cart ride, village visits and discover unique pottery workshops on this excursion to Twante. Take a boat along the waterways getting a glimpse of life on the river and then explore the charming village of Twante, seeing local craftsmen and markets as you travel by horse cart.


  • Enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the waterways from the bustling former capital to Twante
  • Get a perspective on the traditional pottery workshop in the region
  • Visit Shwesandaw Pagoda which is noted for its 75-meter high stupa
  • Be mesmerized by the scenic beauty of idyllic villages, rice paddies, and river landscape

Tour Itinerary

Greeted by our local guide at your hotel, then your Yangon tour to Twante starts with a transfer to a wharf on the Yangon River, cross the Yangon River by public boat (it takes 15 minutes., It is very relaxing and enjoying the views of the fishermen, villages and small rowboats ferrying passengers and goods along the water. Then drive 24 km on the scenic road to Twante.


On arrival in Twante, explore this peaceful town which is known for its pottery. You will see many local potteries using traditional methods to craft earthenware, pass by rural neighborhoods and meet friendly locals. Visit a traditional pottery workshop, where the methods have remained over generations to generations. If you wish, try your hands on making a pot under the guidance of the local artisan is a great experience that ensures to excite you.
Enjoy a horse cart ride and head to Shwesandaw Pagoda – one of the popular tourist attractions in Burma famous for its 75 meters high stupa in which the sacred hair of the Lord Buddha is enshrined.
Late on, returning to Yangon by road through idyllic villages, rice paddies, and river landscapes. Return to Yangon around 15:30. Trip ends.
We hope that you love the trip and have a memorable time in this short trip to Twante from Yangon.


Important Note*

  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • English speaking local tour guide (other languages upon request)
  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Local public boat ticket
  • Good (private) car or van with air-condition and experience driver
  • One bottle of water/per person

Price excludes

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips

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