Day Tours: DT-03
Twante Excursion-a traditional pottery center since early times!
Twante is well known associated with the Twante Canal which was named after Twante. The 35 km-long canal is a heavily used for the short-cut between the city of Yangon and the Ayeyarwaddy Division until the 1990s when roads became usable year round. Twante Canal was constructed in 1881 during the British time and opened in May 1883.It serves as the quickest route from Yangon to the Delta Region. Twante is a traditional pottery center since early times. Do you know? George Orwell famous English Writer (1903–1950) was a police officer in Twante, during the British rule in Myanmar. Today, Twante is famous for clay-pots, fish farms and Guava fruit. Let’s enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the countryside & the ways of the rural life just across Yangon River!
Tour Departure: Every day on request
Time: 8:00 Am-5:00 Pm
This morning, you are picked up by our Company’s Tour Guide at your hotel and drive to Twante: (46 km, approxi: 1 ½ Hr-drive) through Hlaingtharyar –Twante road.
Enjoy the country-side scenery. Upon arrival to Twante visit Twante Jetty, local market and observe Pottery works in Oh-bo Quarter. Later on proceed to Weaving looms in Shan-Su Quarter to observe traditional hand-loom weaving. Visit Shwe Sandaw Pagoda. Drive back to Dalah Jetty (about 45 mins) and take the Public ferry boat across Yangon River (15 mins) to have a closer look of commuters and ways of life. Meet people during the boat ride .Upon arrival back to Pansodan Jetty; you are transferred to your Hotel and end of the tour.
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Price: Please contact us for the Quote
- English speaking Tour Guide
- Transfers and sightseeing with fully-air-conditioned vehicle as per tour itinerary
- Yangon-DalahFerry boat ride
- Lunch at a local Restaurant in Twante
- Drinking water & Wet Towels on sightseeing
- Camera fees
- Personal expenses
- Meals other than mentioned
- Any other items not mentioned