Yangon where to go

to Yangon, where to go

At what time of day? Famous for its beauty, a unique combination of modern and ancient civilization and a perfect complement to your Myanmar tour. It is the former capital of Myanmar and is generally the first stop for many who visit this remarkable country. Yeah, Yangon has a bad reputation. Catch the best Yangon with our best Yangon tours and discover the uniqueness that every visit to Yangon City should offer with real experts.

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The Yangon Airport (sometimes also called Yangon Mingaladon Airport) has three terminal - two national ( "Terminal 3") and two national ( "Terminal 1" and "Terminal 2"). There' s a 20- min. frequent shuttles between the three stations and all stations have Visa- and Mastercard-enabled cash machines and pre-pay desks for mobil phone-SM-card.

Helpdesks are located at Terminal 1 & 3 under the banners of our affiliate flymya.com, where we can offer you information on travels and booking inland transportation, activites, tours and accommodation. You can find the national timetables in the following charts, and you can reserve these services on this website (click the buttons below the tables).

You can find out more about the Myanmar internationals here. Taxiing from Yangon city centre to the Aiport should be costing 7000 - bargaining will often be necessary. Travelling by means of local transportation is hard because there are no busses directly to the terminals and the busses that drive close by are very crowded if you have a bag.

When you want to safe your own travel expenses, it is usually best to share a cab. Yangon's two most important coach stations are far from the city center - sometimes it takes an hours and a half by cab if there is poor road conditions (cost about K8000). Transportation is not easy for locals because locals are sluggish and only use Myanmar's coaches.

More information about the Yangon stations can be found in the timetables. Most Myanmar coaches leave from Aung Mingalar Station (sometimes also known as Highway Station ); a cab from Yangon city centre is K8000 and can take one to one and a half hours, subject to heavy use.

ATMs are available at the arrival point of the coach. Coaches to Chaung Tha Bayintnaung Bridge, Ngwe Saung and Pathein and other Irrawaddy Delta locations run from the Irrawaddy Thar Yar Coach Station (also known as Dagon Ayar or Highway Coach Terminal) (K8000 cab from the city centre, one to one and a half hours drive).

Mini-busses to Bago leave from Saw Bwar Bwar Gyi Gone near the international airports (there are daily busses to Bago, entrance fees are K2000). At Yangon central stations there are no signs in English and the two major stations are very large - it is recommended that you show your train to your cabbie, so that you will be taken to the right place when you arrive there.

If you cannot buy your ticket here on-line, you can buy it at the Aung San Stadium coach stations or at the Aung San Stadium coach companies' office (north of the city centre, Yangon Center railroad station). The Yangon main train yard is a few walking steps from the city centre, between Alan Pya Pagoda Road and Upper Pansodan Street.

The Myanmar Railways reservation offices are located on Bogyoke Aung San Road, opposite the Sakura Tower (the highest structure in Yangon's city centre), on the opposite (southern) side of the train line from the Central St.... When you buy a train tickets on your trip you should do so yourself at the train/trainstation.

In Irrawaddy Delta you can reach various points by ferry, such as Pathein and Bogale; the ferries come and go from various moorings along the city centre, according to their destinations.

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