There’s no shortage of things to do in Yangon, and Governor’s Residence is perfectly placed for exciting local expeditions. Enjoy colourful market tours, hone your skills with hands-on cookery classes or visit the many awe-inspiring pagodas dotted around the city. Please note that Governor's Residence is currently closed.
First Light at Shwedagon
The most iconic sight of Yangon, visit Shwedagon Pagoda at sunrise to see it in truly magical light. Led by a private guide, join locals and make an offering to your planetary post. It’s a unique way to experience local life and learn about Myanmar’s astrology.
This 3-hour tour begins at 7am and includes private guide, driver and entrance fees. Suitable for up to 4 guests. Contact us for pricing details.Contact us
Tours and Excursions
There’s a lot to explore near Yangon.
Pay your respects at the immaculately maintained Han Thar Wa De War Cemetery or venture out to Bago, Myanmar’s ancient capital and seaport. History enthusiasts won’t want to miss Myanmar's fascinating museums, such as the intriguing National Museum and dazzling Myanmar Gems Museum.Contact us to book a personalised tour
Grand, shimmering pagodas and stupas are an iconic image of Yangon. Arrange a trip to visit the Botahtaung or Sule Pagodas, said to enshrine the hair of the Buddha. Or head to the sacred Shwedagon Pagoda, which is plated with more than 8,000 solid gold slabs.Contact us
Colourful Countryside Tour
Crossing the Bago River, you’ll visit the vibrant market in Syriam before driving to Kyauk-Tan. Feel the wind in your hair on a boat trip to the unique Ye-Le Pagoda, set on a small island in the middle of the river. Explore the rich artwork, and keep an eye out for the colourful ogres that guard this mystical site.Book your tour
Yangon markets provide a feast for all the senses. Pick up the perfect souvenir at Bogyoke Market or browse through the rich fabrics at Mingalar Market.
For a truly authentic experience, visit Hledan Market early in the morning to witness locals stocking up on fresh fruits and meats.Book a market tour
Tour a local market and learn all about the exotic ingredients that make up Myanmar’s mouth-watering cuisine. When you return to the hotel, our chef will guide you in preparing a delicious traditional salad. For an extra treat, upgrade the activity to include a buffet lunch brimming with fresh seasonal fare.Book your culinary experience
Golf in Yangon
Indulge in a round at the spectacular Pun Hlaing Golf Club, just a short drive from the hotel. Bookable Tuesday to Sunday, this package includes green fees, use of a Powerbilt golf set, a cart for two, grade ‘A’ caddy, luxury transfer and an hour-long massage at Pun Hlaing Estate’s Oasis Spa.Book your tee time