Burmese Monks

Destination

Yangon Holidays

Garden City of the East

Former capital of Burma (Myanmar), Yangon remains the country's largest city.

Yangon has a rich cultural history drawing on British, Burmese, Chinese and Indian influence and has the highest number of British colonial period buildings in Southeast Asia. Yangon is also renowned for its parks and lakes, which teamed with a relatively low-rise skyline earned it the nickname 'Garden City of the East'. Visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, standing tall at the top of Singuttara Hill for spectacular views of the city and surrounding area.

Destination Highlights
  • Myanmar's former capital
  • The historical heart of the country
  • Explore the mighty Shwedagon Pagoda
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT+6:30
  • Currency MMK - Myanmar Kyat
  • Visa Information British citizens will need to obtain a visa for travel to Myanmar.
  • Language English is widely spoken
  • Flight Time Direct flights are available via Bangkok and Dubai.
  • Health Information No special vaccines are required or recommended for travel to Myanmar.

Top Tips from our Experts

Gina

Destination Specialist

Plan your visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda at Sunset - the way the sun light hits this spectacular pagoda is a beautiful sight!

Types of Yangon holidays

Bagan

Yangon Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Bagan

Yangon Tours

Tours

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Belmond Governor's Residence

Yangon

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,509 pp

Belmond Governor's Residence

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