City of Yangon
The Yangon Bakehouse & training cafe is run by women for women. Their mission is to empower women with training, skills, and education. Located in the Pearl Condo complex, the Yangon Bakehouse has a small cafe space where they serve breakfast, lunch, and coffee all day. Their bread alone is worth the trip, and as a bonus, they have the […]
The Yangon Circle train is a really old train that does a 50 kilometer loop around Yangon – at parts the scenery is very rural and it takes about three hours to do the full loop. The train leaves from Yangon Central Station and costs a dollar, but it’s possible to jump off at any station and see where you […]
The Yangon city Zoois the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar. Located immediately north of downtown Yangon near Kandawgyi Lake
Yangon Door 2 Door is the best restaurant delivery service in Yangon. The service can be used via their website, or from your phone on their app.
The horse racing track at Kyaikasan in Yangon doesn’t see much action, but it is a place where you can hire a horse and take a riding lesson or go for a ride around the grounds independently. Riding is also offered at Yangon’s Myayeiknyo Hotel.
Walking Tours are on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Both routes are available in the morning (9am) and afternoon (4pm/3pm in December and January). Each tour lasts approximately 2.5 hrs. All proceeds from the tour go towards YHT’s continued advocacy for the protection of Yangon’s unique urban heritage. Price – USD 30 per person. Contact – here.
For personal travel, taxis are available and can be hailed by a hotel concierge. Most taxi drivers speak enough English to understand locations and addresses. I have found it is useful to show the driver my destination on a map prior to negotiating a price for the trip. Concierges can also assist in providing directions. Taxis are variable quality in […]
Yangoods has shops in several locations across Yangon, with stores in Bagan and Mandalay as well. From their website: Yangoods is a lifestyle brand that specializes in the blending of historical art with 21st century sensibilities to revitalize Myanmar’s heritage.