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Yangon – Garden of the East

Golden stupas, sweet teas, tree-lined waters, Yangon is the heart of Myanmar.

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An elegant, energetic town that charmed the likes of Orwell and Somerset Maugham, Yangon is home to some of Myanmar’s greatest architectural and cultural treasures. A tailor-made Yangon tour will take you through bustling markets, past giant golden Buddhas, and to serene parks where pagodas dominate the skyline. An exhilarating mix, Yangon has sacred temples and worldly pleasures. Backyard Travel specializes in everything local. Come explore this placid and beautiful Garden City of the East with our local Myanmar experts. A bespoke Yangon tour gives you the freedom to discover Myanmar your way.

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CNN - Myanmar - Mergui

Jan ’17 “Adventure tour specialist Backyard Travel offers a nine-day, eight-night Mergui Archipelago experience aboard a small luxury yacht.”

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TheIndependent - Myanmar - Inle

Feb ’15 “Backyard Travel is including a hot-air balloon flight over Burma‘s Inle Lake – normal price £280 – in the price of its two-week Myanmar in Depth tour, which costs from $2,789 (£1,860), excluding international flights.”

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CNN - Myanmar - Bagan

Feb ’15 “Located in Myanmar’s central west, Bagan is serviced by flights, buses and trains from Yangon. Accommodation is centered in the surrounding villages of New Bagan and Nyaung Oo. Tours are available with Backyard Travel.”

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T+L - Myanmar - Yangon - Inle - Bagan

Sep ’14 “Luxurious Myanmar from Backyard Travel, a bespoke travel outfitter that creates insider experiences across Asia. The Deal, six nights at upscale hotels in Rangoon, Inle Lake, and Bagan. The Highlight, a guided tour of colonial Rangoon in a 1945 Chevrolet.”

What's special about Yangon?

Backyard Travel’s tailored Yangon tours let you experience this city through local eyes. While Yangon is no longer Myanmar’s capital, the city is still the cultural center of the country, boasting religious sites, handsome colonial architecture, and unmissable cultural and historical attractions.



CHARACTER

Yangon may be Myanmar’s largest city, but the unassuming, laid-back demeanor of most residents will sometimes make you feel more in a rural village than in a busy economic center.



CLIMATE

The months between November and February are relatively cool and dry. Spring temperatures can be balmy, while rains are common between May and September.



ENTERTAINMENT

Yangon offers everything from calm rooftop bars to fine garden restaurants and decadent luxury. During the day, enjoy traditional dance performances and local teas.



CULTURE

Yangon is decidedly Myanmar’s cultural capital, home to the most sacred Buddhist temples, the most comprehensive museums, and even the most eclectic live music shows.



LANGUAGE

Burmese is the most widely spoken language in Yangon. Immigrants from the countryside often speak local dialects, and Myanmar’s colonial past and growing tourist trade make basic English common.



HISTORY

Myanmar’s capital was moved to Naypyidaw in a recent national reorganization effort. The 11th-century city of Yangon, however, served as a royal and colonial capital for over a century.

Meet our Yangon Tour Specialists

Backyard is all about local expertise. We live and work in Myanmar. Ask us questions, chat with us about your ideas, and we’ll design you a unique tailor-made Yangon holiday.

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