Dala Urban Discovery

Cross the Yangon river to visit the township of Dala, a bustling area where many commute to Yangon city centre. Take the ferry with local people and explore intriguing temples full of statues and snakes!

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  • Brushing shoulders with locals with a ferry ride across the river to the rural township of Dala
  • Visiting the "Snake Temple" at Baung Daw Gyoke Pagoda and seeing the pythons there
  • Stopping by unusual Indian-styled pagodas and stupas built in the 1960's
  • Seeing the 1,000 Buddha's replica at Monywa near Mandalay
  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
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  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Discover the rural township of Dala a quick ferry ride across the river where the weird and wonderful meet. Join the rush of the crowd as commuters jostle alongside vendors and women hawking an assortment of snacks from trays perched on their heads.

Once in Dala, see how the country folk live with a rickshaw ride along the waterfront and through tree shaded lanes.  Then it’s a 40 minute drive through the country side to Baung Daw Gyoke Pagoda also known as the snake temple, where pythons in tangled knots drip from the windows, are entwined around Buddhist statues and slither freely among the devotees and nuns!  Next, take a short walk to see the Chinese pond with Confucius type statues, owls, deers and golden lions with heads that look like monkeys. Follow the lane to reach the unusual Indian inspired pagodas and stupas built in 1967 and end your visit with a stop at the 1,000 Buddha’s a replica of those at Monywa near Mandalay. 

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