Arrive at Yangon airport and receive a welcome from the tour guide who will assist in the immigration procedures.
Stop on the way into town for a foot massage at Yangon’s best spa. This is a perfect way to relax and unwind after a long international flight.
Check in to the hotel where a special Burmese wedding present is waiting.
This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Yangon's colonial city centre, with its many cultural delights. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city with an impressive colonial and spiritual heritage. Travel past faded colonial buildings, busy street markets, and glittering temples. A shorter walking tour around the city is also available. The route covers around 2 kilometres and passes sites such as the Strand Hotel, the old General Post Office, and other historic buildings as well as parks and markets.
End the tour at the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, local legend states that the original structure was built 2500 years ago and then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 99-metres-tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas. The guide will provide a tour around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point.
Return to the hotel where a bottle of champagne and a special welcome present awaits in celebration of the first day of visit to Myanmar.
An evening dinner is served at the hotel.
Overnight at Governor’s Residence, Yangon.