Local Village Life
Have you seen the incredible sites in downtown Yangon? That’s ok – we have another option for you! This unique land adventure gives you the option to visit a local village and have a genuine glimpse of the locals and their way of life by traditional mode of Transport (Horse & Tri-Shaw).This adventure also includes a visit of a 100 year old Monastery. Your morning land adventure will begin with a 45-minute drive to the old trading port of Thanlyin, Thanlyin. This was a major port and important trading center from the 14th through the 18th centuries until it was displaced by Yangon in 1755. During the 17th century, the area was briefly controlled by the Portuguese adventurer, de Brito. Ruins of some of the once glorious structures may be seen, while others have been preserved for your enjoyment. As you stroll through the morning market, you will delight in the fresh fragrances of fruits and flowers. Continuing on, you will be given a brief orientation before given the opportunity to ride a local horse cart. Merchants use these carts to transport goods in and out of the market. Discover over 100 years old Buddhist Monastery called Bon Pyam. Your journey continues to local villages near Thanlyin to observe the villagers' daily routines and lifestyles. All too soon, your Life Style Adventure in Country Yard will come to a conclusion and you will return to your SeaDream home.
Notes: Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a hat and adequate sun protection. Sequence of stops may vary. Shoes & socks must be removed when visiting any place of worship. In the monastary, long pants/slacks are required for men and women (3/4 length trousers and skirts ok). Shoulders must be covered. Shoes and socks must be removed. No shorts. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard. For detailed Land Adventure information with the breakdown of timings please contact the Concierge on board.
Port: Yangon (Rangoon)
Duration: 5 hours hours
Price: 68 USD