• Location: Yangon, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Experience rural Myanmar on a 5–6-hour tour from Yangon, and visit pottery studios, pagodas and vibrant neighborhood markets. Cross the tidal Twante Canal alongside fishermen and riverboats and explore a renowned potters’ village; explore artisans’ studios and shops then try your hand at the local craft. Climb to the gleaming spires of the hilltop Shwesandaw Pagoda, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and explore a bustling produce market before boarding a return ferry to Yangon. 


  • Tour to Twante and Shwesandaw Pagoda from Yangon
  • Take the public ferry to see how locals live on the river
  • Learn about traditional pottery techniques and take a hands-on lesson
  • Marvel at the ancient Shwesandaw Pagoda
  • Feast on a vegetarian lunch at a small restaurant
  • Explore the local market and learn about the area from a guide

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Rural Myanmar and Pottery Tour from Yangon

Rural Myanmar and Pottery Tour by Ferry from Yangon

Customer Reviews

Judith S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

I enjoyed the tour very much, especially the drive through the countryside. Great lunch. Absolutely recommended if you want to see the rural area close to Yangon!

Helen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Facinating trip to a lesser visited part of the Yangon area

Carole A C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

i only remember that it was very good but i could not do a lot of things because of severe arthritis pain in the right hip. could not walk to the jetty and had to take a taxi. the guide was excellent and also did the
night market with him.

Daniel N

4 star rating: Recommended December 2016

good tour


4 star rating: Recommended September 2016

Nice tour with a visit in a pottery, a pagoda, a very special pagoda with snakes and a nice ferry trip.


3 star rating: Worth doing June 2017

We absolutely loved the trip in terms of seeing the outskirts of yangon and travelling there via ferry and local transport. Our guide was great and we also got to see a lot of Yangon, local market, enjoy street foods, visit pagodasand mingle with locals.

The pottery experience itself was somewhat disappointing. We werent really in a position to try the art ourselves and the opportunity to acquire local pottery was limited. On the up side, a more commercial experience would have taken away from the wonderful skill the population possesses. A worthwhile trip, but not necessarily to make your own pottery but rather to see the locals perform their craft.

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