The city is the Capital of Myanmar is an amalgamation of British, Burmese, Chinese and Indian influences, and is known for its colonial architecture Although suffering from some neglect, it remains an almost unique example of a 19th-century British colonial capital.
A developing city, Yangon remains the most exotic of all Southeast Asian cities. Take a walk down a typical street and enjoy the experience. Commercial and traffic signs are written mostly in local alphabet, Wandering monks in burgundy robes and numerous gilded pagodas are dotted around the city as you would expect in this Buddhist country. The most revered and spectacular of all the attractions in Yangon is the Shwedagon Pagoda which was built in the time of the Buddha himself and remains the primary place to visit by locals and tourists alike.
This trip offers the thrilling highlights of the two exotic and fascinating countries of Vietnam and Myanmar. You will be excited by the vibrancy of Vietnam's largest city, Ho Chi Minh and charmed...
If time is short or you are adding a trip to Myanmar into a longer itinerary of travels in Asia, this could be the perfect choice for you. You will experience 8 days of seeing many of the...