Backyard Travel Releases New Tour: Eat, Learn, Love Yangon

Backyard Travel, Asia’s most innovative tour company, has today released news of a new trip taking travelers on an exploratory tour of Yangon, one of Myanmar’s most fascinating cities. The insider tour visits significant cultural sites and allows a guided discovery of local culture through food, art and connections with the local community.

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Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar

This insider tour explores the architecture, cuisine and artistic soul of the former capital to hopefully allow travelers a more comprehensive experience to understand Yangon and friendly locals better.

Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

The three-day, two-night tour begins with guided tours of both the Shwedagon and Kyauktawgyi Pagodas before exploring some of the outstanding colonial-style buildings which reflect an era of British rule that altered the country in many ways.

The tailored trip also includes a day investigating the artistic soul of Yangon, a city whose flourishing scene has developed a unique voice. Travelers will enjoy visits to excellent art galleries and museums, depending on each individual traveler’s preference, as well as intriguing antique shops selling captivating treasures and fascinating items from various points in the nation’s history.

Travelers will also have the opportunity to undertake an epicurean adventure as they nibble their way through street markets, colorful vendors selling all kind of delights and sweet treats. Their expert Backyard Travel guide will provide exceptional local insight, leading them to lesser-known stalls and shops only locals know about.

“Yangon has so much to offer under its already rich surface,” said Backyard Travel’s General Manager Maeve Nolan. “This insider tour explores the architecture, cuisine and artistic soul of the former capital to hopefully allow travelers a more comprehensive experience to understand Yangon and friendly locals better.”

About Backyard Travel
Bangkok based Backyard Travel is an online travel company specializing in tailor-made tours to Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan and China. For more information about Backyard Travel, click here or Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/BackyardTravel.