Walk with Yangon Heritage Trust
and Support Our Work
YHT’s trained tour guides will lead you into the heart of old Yangon with stories and anecdotes from its colourful and layered history from its earliest beginnings to the modern day. Find out what makes the city unique.
Route A (Morning) : Strand Road to Scott Market
Beginning at YHT’s office on lower Pansodan Road, this tour ends at Bogyoke Aung San market (formerly known as Scott Market). It covers top sites in the central part of the city, including Sule Pagoda, City Hall, the High Court, and the Former Burma Railways Company—one of the oldest administrative buildings in Yangon.
Route A (Afternoon) : Strand Road to China Town
Starting at YHT’s office on lower Pansodan Road, this route ends at bustling night market in Chinatown. It passes through top sites in the central part of the city and Indian quarter, including Sule Pagoda, City Hall, the High Court, and the Jewish Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, the only synagogue in Myanmar.
Route B (Morning/Evening): East Downtown and the Secretariat
This route starts and ends at the YHT office and covers buildings and locations along the historic commercial and administrative centre, as well as the most well-preserved residential area in the eastern part of downtown. It includes the former headquarters of the legendary Irrawaddy Flotilla company, the Armenian Church, Gandhi Hall, and the Secretariat—where General Aung San and cabinet ministers were assassinated in 1947.
Tours are on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Both routes are available in the morning (9am)and afternoon (4pm/3pm in December and January). Each tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
Price: US $30 per person per tour. Please pay in cash at the YHT office 15 minutes prior to tour.
All proceeds from the tour go towards YHT’s continued advocacy for the protection of Yangon’s unique urban heritage. Private tours for tour agencies and schools/universities are available. Please contact us for more details.
Enquiry: (95)1 240 544, firstname.lastname@example.org