Featuring classic air-conditioned rooms with precious wooden furniture, Chatrium Hotel Yangonimpresses with its luxurious charm. If you are looking for a comfortable Yangon hotel on your Burma tour, this is probably one of the best choices.• Address: 40 Natmauk Road, Tamwe Township, 11211 Yangon, Myanmar.
• Arrival time: 14h. Departure time: 12h – 14h.
Enjoy the high-end services of Chatrium Hotel Yangon, a 5-star hotel
This hotel is a 20-minute drive from Yangon International Airport. Its convenient location is also very popular with travelers because it is only 500 meters from the United Nations Information Center in Yangon, 700 meters from the Bogyoke Aung San Museum, 3.1 km from the Sule Pagoda, 2 km from Shwedagon Pagoda and 800 meters from Kandawgyi Lake.
One of the highlights of this Yangon hotel is its 24-hour reception, which facilitates the activities of the travelers during their tour in Burma. You will also appreciate its private parking and free (on reservation only). An airport shuttle service and a left-luggage office are also available, as well as free Wi-Fi in public areas and a babysitting service. Moreover, the hotel offers free shuttles to take you to the tourist attractions of Yangon.
In its non-smoking rooms, you will find all the high-end amenities such as a sofa or a minibar. The private bathrooms are equipped with a bathtub.
Chatrium Hotel Yangon offers car rental, a laundry service, a concierge desk and a tourist information desk to meet the needs of its guests. In addition, meeting rooms and a business center are also provided for business guests. Here, the reception staff speak fluently English, Chinese, Thai and Japanese. Therefore, they can easily help you if something goes wrong. In collaboration with local travel agencies, they can organize visits and trips among the various tourist sites of Yangon during your tour in Burma.
A gift shop, an outdoor pool, a fitness center and a hot tub are also available for your convenience. The hotel also has facilities for the disabled. For evening entertainment, guests can dance in the hotel’s disco or unwind in the karaoke room.
You can choose your favorite dishes for your meals because, at the Spice Brasserie, you will be served international buffets. Japanese cuisine can be enjoyed at the Kohaku Restaurant, while traditional Chinese dishes can be enjoyed at Tiger Hill. You will also find Asian and Western specialties in the Emporia restaurant.
During your Myanmar tour, know that the national currency is the Kyat. As the bank card is not accepted everywhere, it is recommended to bring cash. The Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is one of the hotels in Yangon in Burma that features an ATM machine and currency exchange on site to make shopping easier.
For those who love history, architecture and culture, Tamwe Township is a must-see stop.
Thanks to its convenient location and exceptional service, this 300-room hotel is an excellent choice compared to other hotels in the city. However, the only negative point of the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is that the hotel does not accept pets.
For a comfortable stay at this 5-star hotel, please note that:
• If you want to make a reservation, you will have to leave the details of your credit card. However, they will only be used as collateral. Guests can pay by Visa or Mastercard upon arrival.
• One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using an existing bed in the room.
• One child over 12 years old or an adult will pay USD 70 per night per person if extra bed is required (limited to 1 per room).
• In order to have an extra bed or a cot installed in the room, you have to make a request in advance and await a confirmation from the establishment.
• Regarding the consumption of additional services on site, you will have to pay directly at the reception upon your departure.
• For rates, the room rate at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is from 145 USD.
• It is important to note that the total amount of the stay including the room rate and additional services will be charged in USD. The establishment will apply the bank’s exchange rate on the day of arrival.
• There is free shuttle service to the famous tourist sites such as the Union Business Center, Shwedagon Pagoda’s South Gate, Premier Hill Business Center, Scott Market, Point Tower Center, Sakura Tower, and Aung San Stadium. The shuttle departure times are 8:00 am, 10:00 am, noon, 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm.
For your convenience, departures will be guaranteed between 10:00 and 18:00 even during weekends and public holidays. However, it is necessary to inquire at the reception before each departure for more precise information because the hotel can change the times according to the weather conditions or the state of the traffic.
The Chatrium Hotel Yangon has a very good rating of 8,7 / 10 on Bookings.com for its excellent value for money and is very popular with travelers in Burma. Trying this hotel in Yangon when you have your Burma travel.
If you are looking for a hotel during your Myanmar tour, this 3 star hotel in the heart of Yangon will offer you the best value for money. Having received a very good rating of 8.8 out of 10 for its location on the famous Bookings.com online booking site, City Star Hotel Yangon deserves your visit during your tour in Myanmar.City Star Hotel – one of the most excellent choices among Yangon hotels in terms of value for money in Yangon Burma
If you are planning to travel to Myanmar and are looking for a high -quality hotel with a convenient view for Myanmar, thus, the City Star Hotel Yangon is the best choice for you. This hotel is located in the heart of the city, 15 km from Yangon International Airport. Its favorable geographical location is also highly appreciated by travelers because it is only 300 meters from the Sule Pagoda and the Maha Bandoola Garden and 2.8 km from the Shwedagon Pagoda.
One of the highlights of the hotel is its 24-hour reception, which facilitates the activities of travelers on their Burma tour. You will also appreciate its private parking and free (on reservation only). A shuttle service and a left-luggage office are also available, and free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
In addition, City Star Hotel Yangon offers modern, air-conditioned rooms with private bathroom. In these non-smoking rooms, you will find all the basic comfort facilities such as a TV, minibar, and telephone. Their private bathroom is equipped with a separate shower and toilet. Some rooms come with a private balcony.
To satisfy the needs of its guests in their Myanmar tour, City Star Hotel provides car rental and laundry services. In addition, on-site meeting rooms are also provided for business travelers. The reception staff is fluent in English, Burmese and Chinese. Thus, do not hesitate to call on their services. In collaboration with local travel agencies, they can organize visits and trips to the different tourist sites of Yangon Burma during your Burma tour.
Depending on your reservation and the type of stay, services can be varied. However, in most cases, you can enjoy a breakfast in the restaurant (included in the price of the room). It's up to you to choose between Chinese, Burmese or Thai dishes.
During your trip to Myanmar (Burma), know that the national currency is the Kyat. As the bank card is not accepted everywhere, it is recommended to bring cash. The City Star Hotel Yangon is one of the hotels in Yangon in Burma that has an ATM machine, which will facilitate you shopping at the markets.
For those who love city walks and markets, the Yangon downtown district is a must-see.
Thanks to its convenient location in Yangon, this 50-room hotel in a popular tourist area is an excellent choice compared to other hotels in the city. However, one negative point of the City Star Hotel is that the hotel does not accept pets.
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For a comfortable stay at this 3-star hotel, please note that:
• If you want to make a reservation, you can leave the details of your credit card. However, they will only be used as collateral. You have to pay for the stay in cash when you arrive on site.
• There is a limit of parking spaces. We advise you to book as soon as possible.
• One child over 10 years old or an adult is required to pay 35 USD per night per person if using the extra bed (limited to 1 per room). To be able to have an extra bed, you must make an application in advance and await a confirmation from the establishment.
• Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
• Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay
• For a fee, the rate of a room in the City Star Hotel Yangon is from 50 USD.
Choosing where to stay during a Burma travel is a headache for tourists. Among the hotels in Yangon Burma, the City Star Hotel is very popular for its low price and excellent location. However, do not forget that the price can be changed depending on the type of room and the season of your tour in Burma. It is therefore important to check before your departure. The sooner you prepare, the cheaper you will pay for your trip.
Mandalay, the second largest city and the former royal capital of Myanmar, is one of four “classic” destinations in Myanmar (besides Yangon, Bagan, and Inle Lake). The city and its outskirts are full of attractions and sights such as the Royal Palace Monastery, Mandalay Hill, Mahamuni Pagoda and U Bein Bridge. As the main tourist center, Mandalay offers a variety of housing supplies. However, if you really want to find the accommodations not only to stay but also relax and enjoy life with best perfect services, a resort in Mandalay may be a good choice. Here we recommend you several options.Mandalay Hill Resort – the best Mandalay resortSituated at the foot of Mandalay Hill, the resort offers a panoramic view of a myriad of pagodas and faces the distinctive architecture of the Royal Palace and its beautiful moat. From the resort, you can easily reach splendid ancient pagodas or take a mountain tour on the Mandalay Hill and discover mysterious treasures there.
Accommodation facilities to impress the most discerning of guests, the 206 guestrooms and suites provide you a “taste of paradise” in itself. From each room, one can experience some spectacular views of Mandalay Hill, the Royal Palace, the famous Irrawaddy River and the city of Mandalay, once the Royal Capital of Myanmar. The rate for a superior room is from 240 USD while for a spa villa, the renting price may be up to thousands of dollars.
In terms of dining, this resort in Mandalay will be a noteworthy address. Indeed, the hotel comprises a range of restaurants and lounges: Kinsana Garden Theater, Kipling's Lounge, Ming’s Asian Kitchen, Yadanabon Café and Pavilion, serving not only the local food but also cuisines all over the world. This one is a good idea for your Myanmar travel.
Focus on: Mandala Spa VillaIf you are a frequent traveler, you may not be unfamiliar with villas in resorts. However, the Mandalar Spar Villa of the Mandalay Hill Resort will be obviously a special “phenomenon. Choosing a spa villa, you will not only have a wonderful living space with best services but also have your mind, soul, and body rejuvenated thanks to health care therapies.
Address: No. 9, Kwin (416.B), 10th Street At the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay, Myanmar
Rupar Mandalar Resort – an affordable resort in MandalayA lot of tourists say that Rupar Mandalar Resort has a “weird location”. Honestly speaking, its location is less appreciated as it’s quite far from the city center (5 kilometers) and the attractions such as Royal Palace Monastery (more than 5 kilometers) and Mandalay Hill (nearly 8 kilometers), and has the view of almost nothing interesting. However, the resort provides really good accommodations at a reasonable price. The 44 rooms are designed in single-storey house, full of modern amenities and surrounded by lush green gardens. Other facilities include restaurants and lounge, swimming pool, health and beauty spa. The facilities are so good that they have been marked 10 points in Agoda.com. The room rate is only from $105.
The resort serves a variety of dishes such as: Myanmar, Thai, Chinese and European ones. In general, dining services are not really excellent but acceptable for the price.
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Focus on: Spa treatmentsThe resort spa offers a variety of treatments: Thai Massage, Foot Spa, Hand Spa, Slimming Massage, Sauna and Jacuzzi, Rupar Massage and Mandalar Massage. The time for treatments is 60 - 180 minutes.
Address: (A-15), Corner of 53rd & 30th Street, Mandalay
Contact: http://ruparmandalar.com/ - (95) 9-402658777
We expect that the information will help you in choosing reasonable accommodations in the second largest city. Consider carefully you budget, your preference, and taste to choose a good resort in Mandalay.
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Yangon is the city of not only splendid gilded temples and pagodas, fresh green parks, busy markets and a myriad of other interesting things but also a rich cuisine culture. The Yangon cuisine is the perfect combination between the quintessence of Thai, Chinese and Indian cuisines with the master cooking art of locals peoples. Here we recommend the best restaurants in Yangon where you may have unforgettable cuisine experiences.Shwe That DrinkLocated in a beautifully decorated mansion, this is one of the best Yangon restaurants for the price. It’s interesting that the restaurant is also a catering training school whose graduates work at the best hotels and restaurants in Yangon. You can choose from set meals of two or three dishes.
The restaurant-school was established by a French person named Francois and has an intake of 22 students per year. Training comprises both front-of-house and kitchen skills under the supervision of French chefs. Before your meal, you can take a tour of the premises and learn about the aims of the venture.
Price: lunch/dinner from K19,000 - 32,000
Hours: noon - 2pm & 6.30 - 9.30pm Tue - Sun, closed Jul & Aug
Contact: http://www.facebook.com/shwesabwe - 09 42100 5085
Location: 20 Malikha St, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Feel Myanmar FoodThe restaurant which has its own long history is a wonderful place to start discovering Burmese cuisine. There is always a variety of freshly made dishes on display; all you need to do is just go to the counter and point out what you'd like. Every meal comprises a bowl of soup, a plate of salad veggies and a small dessert. Outside are situated a lot of stalls selling sweets and other takeaways. This is one of the most popular restaurants in Yangon chosen by both locals and foreign embassy staff. Highly recommend for your Myanmar travel.
Price: dishes from K1500, curries from K3800
Hours: 6am - 11pm
Contact: http://www.feelrestaurant.com - 01-511 6872
Location: 124 Pyidaungsu Yeiktha St, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
GekkoIt’s possibly the best Japanese restaurants in Yangon. The justly popular and stylish restaurant and lounge bar is on the ground floor of the historic building of Sofaer. The mainstay is Japanese dishes, such as grilled skewers of meat and vegetable and sushi which are prepared in the open kitchen. Besides, there are some Vietnamese and Korean in the menu. It’s best for you to visit the restaurant in the evenings and live jazz is shown every Friday from 7pm until 10pm.
Price: mains US $8 - 12
Hours: 11am - 11pm
Contact: http://www.gekkoyangon.com - 01-386 986
Location: 535 Merchant St, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Rau RamFor Southeast-Asian cuisine enthusiasts, the restaurant will be a great place among numerous restaurants in Yangon. It’s located in east of downtown, hitting the mark with its Vietnamese-inspired menu made for sharing. The refreshing starter is the Hokkaido scallop crudo, and the root-vegetable rendang and bo kho (beef brisket and oxtail stew with garlic bread are the satisfying main courses.
Price: mains K12,000 - 25,000
Hours: 5-11pm Tue-Sun
Contact: http://www.rauram.com - 09 45516 0657
Location: 64B Yay Kaw St, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Taing Yin TharTaing Yin Thar stands out by an airy wood-beamed dining hall with verandahs for outdoor dining. The restaurant offers a wide range of Myanmar ethnic dishes that you're unlikely to find elsewhere. If you are a vegetarian, it’s one of the best restaurants in Yangon for you as plenty of vegetarian options are always available here.
Price: mains K3000-6000
Hours: 10 am - midnight
Contact: http://www.taingyinthar.com.mm - 01-966 0792
Location: cnr May Kha & Parami Rds, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
In addition to restaurants, you can find a great number of street food stalls at almost all of the streets in the Yangon downtown during your Burma tours. Whether you choose a luxurious restaurant or a normal street stall, the appetizing dishes of Yangon will enchant you.
Yangon, the former capital and largest city of Myanmar, attracts visitors by its majestic pagodas, lush green parks, bustling markets and delicious dishes. Among various tourist attractions and sights of the city, here we suggest top five things to see in Yangon.1. Shwedagon PagodaBeing the jewel of Yangon and the pride of Myanmar people, the pagoda is always ranked first in the list of things to see in Yangon. Standing out by the main stupa which is 99 meters high, Shwedagon Pagoda can be seen from every corner of the city. It’s amazing that it is covered by 30 tons of gold and thousands of diamonds as well as other types of gems. No one can say exactly how old then pagoda is. Local people believed that it’s more than 2,600 years old while scientists estimate it was built 1,000-1,500 years ago. The pagoda is the most sacred shrine in Myanmar; it’s said to house four sacred treasures of Buddhism, such as the stem of Kakusandha Buddha, the water filter and a piece of cloth of Kassapa Buddha eight hairs of Sakyamuni Buddha. Every day, visiting nuns, monks and pilgrims from all over the country pray, chant, eat and snooze beneath beautifully carved eaves.
2. Chauktatgi Buddha TempleThere are at least two reasons to put Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple into the list of top 5 things to see in Yangon. Firstly, it’s the most well-known Buddhist temple in Bahan Township, Yangon, and secondly, you have to pay no fee to visit it, which is very usually to most tourist attractions and sights in Myanmar. The pagoda is famous for the Reclining Buddha, one of the most sacred and largest Buddha images in Myanmar. The image is 66 meters (217 ft) long; its crown is decorated with diamonds and other gems, and the feet are etched with inscriptions showing the symbols and characteristics of the Buddha.
There are a lot of floor space surrounding the Reclining Buddha where a lot of people having lunch with their friends and family. Join them if you want to chat with friendly locals and better understand their spiritual life in your Myanmar travel.
3. Bogyoke Aung San MarketYou may hear a lot of travelers say that Bogyoke Aung San Market is a wonderful place to buy souvenirs. This is absolutely right! However, even when you do not have the intention to buy anything, the market is totally worth being included in the top 5 things to see in Yangon. Indeed, a visit to the market is a great opportunity to learn about the most typical handicraft products of Myanmar, such as woven textiles from the Chin and Naga tribes, woodcarving from Mandalay and lacquerware from Bagan, and trade practices of Myanmar people. Inviting tourists to buy goods, quoting the price, negotiating…all are carried on in warm and friendly attitude. In additions, you will find some currency shops where you can change US dollars into Myanmar Kyats with good rates on the south side of the markets.
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4. China townIf you are a foodie, head to Chinatown town on your Yangon tour. This is one of the busiest and most eventful places in the city, especially in the evening when food vendors appear on sides of the streets, and provide you with everything from ready-made foods to fresh produce.
The Kheng Hock Keong Temple, Sule Pagoda and Night market at Maha Bandula road are all located in the China Town area, so can make a day tour to these places.
5. Kandawgyi ParkAmong what to see in Yangon, Kandawgyi Park is a very special phenomenon as it’s absolutely opposed to the business and eventfulness of the others. You will have a quiet, light and fresh space in the park. You can sit back, relax here amid green trees, fragrant flowers, and watch animals (some of which are rare) do their business.
Above are the top 5 things to see in Yangon. Besides, you can visit a great number of other tourist attractions and sights such as Sule Pagoda, Botataung Pagoda, Myanmar National Museum and Myanmar Zoo. Yangon is a limitless treasure; the only matter is how much time you can spend exploring it in your Burma tours.
Yangon, one of 4 tourist highlights of Myanmar (besides Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake), is the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the Golden Pagoda Country. Most international travelers spend several days on their Myanmar tour exploring the busy and dynamic city. Here we suggest what to do in Yangon Myanmar.1. Shwedagon Pagoda – visit and buy souvenirsShwedagon Pagoda may be the best answer to the question: what to do in Yangon. Being the most important pagoda in Myanmar, the pagoda is a must to any traveler who tours Yangon. Shwedagon Pagoda stands out by the 99-meter-high main stupa, which can be seen from every corner of the city. Locals believe that it was built 2,600 years ago and thus one of the most ancient pagodas in Myanmar while archaeological reports say that it’s about 1,000 – 1,500 years old. No matter how old the pagoda is, it’s an extremely beautiful structure, covered in gold leaves sparkling in the sunlight.
Apart from being the sacred Buddhist site and magnificent sight, the pagoda is a wonderful place to shop. Lots of small stalls line the staircases up to the pagoda selling exquisite flowers religious icons and votive offerings, as well as handmade crafts and other unique souvenirs.
How to get there: Take taxi from downtown Yangon for 2,000 Kyats
Open hours: 4 am – 10 pm daily (but closed on certain holidays, check website for details)
Price: 8,000 Kyats ($8.11)
2. Chinatown Yangon – eat and walkIf you desire to have a rich cuisine experience of a Myanmar travel, do not hesitate to add Chinatown Yangon to your list of what to do in Yangon Myanmar. Chinatown is one of the busiest and most eventful places in the city, especially in the evening when food vendors appear on sides of the streets, and provide you with everything from ready-made foods to fresh produce. You will be able to find typical Chinese food like grilled pork skewers and rice congee at 20th street. In addition, you can stroll at the night market in the Chinatown while enjoying all the delicious traditional Myanmar dishes such as Shan bun, Shan noodles, coconut cake with quail eggs, etc.
How to get there: It takes about 10-15 minutes walking from the Sule Pagoda
Open hours: It’s best for you to go to Chinatown Yangon in the evening.
Prices: A feast of barbecued meat, prawns, and fish for 2 people costs about $20.
3. Bogyoke Aung San Market – buy souvenirsShopping may be one of the most interesting things among what to do in Yangon Myanmar. Known by its former name of Scott Market, Bogyoke Aung San market is the biggest traditional in the city of Yangon and a wonderful destination for shopping. In need, you will be able to find almost all products there such as artwork, handicrafts, souvenirs and Burmese dresses. More particularly, the market is a famous address in selling jewelry and gemstones. If you want to give your friends and relatives unique or valuable gifts brought back from your Yangon tour, you can purchase them with reasonable price at the Bogyoke Aung San market. However, don’t forget to bargain! The first price you will get is always too high. The market is open between 10 am and 5 pm from Tuesday to Sunday.
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4. Kandawgyi Park – relax, walk and have a drinkKandawgyi Park is not so famous compared to Shwedagon Pagoda, Chinatown or Bogyoke Aung San Market; however, it totally deserves to be included in your list of what to do in Yangon Myanmar. Indeed, its tranquility and freshness are completely opposed to the busy and hectic downtown Yangon.
The park is one of the lush green lake parks in the city. Making a visit to the park, you will be able to choose either of the option. On the east side of the park are a number of restaurants, including the Karaweik Palace, where you can eat and have a drink. It costs you 300 Kyats ($.30) to enter this area.
The other section is the lake boardwalk, an ideal elevated platform where you can enjoy wonderful views of the lakes, the Karawiek Palace, and the Shwedagon Pagoda in the background while doing exercise or walking. If you come here on a nice day when it’s not raining, you will be able to contemplate a stunning sunset view of Shwedagon Pagoda.
How to get there: take taxi from downtown Yangon for 1,000 – 2,000 Kyats
Open hours: 4 am – 10 pm daily
Price: 300 Kyats ($.30) for restaurant area, 2,000 Kyats ($2.02) for boardwalk
5. National Museum of Myanmar – discover historyIf you have a special concern about the history of Myanmar and enjoy the museum type of environment, we strongly recommend a visit to the National Museum of Myanmar. The museum displays an interesting collection of everything related to Burmese culture and history. You will able to find here a wealth of religious relics, artifacts, artworks, a myriad of golden objects from the royal courts, and cultural explanations and ethnicities.
How to get there: take taxi from downtown Yangon for 2,000 Kyats ($2.02)
Open hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Tuesday – Sunday, closed on Monday and national holidays
Price: 5,000 Kyats ($5.05)
Above are what to do in Yangon Myanmar that we recommend for your Burma tours. No matter what you do and where you are, the city of Yangon always welcomes you by its warm and hospitability. Do not miss Yangon on your Myanmar tour!