International visitors flock to Dala Township in high season

Tourists enjoy riding trishaws to explore places in Dala Township.  Photo: Naing Lin Kyaw (Dala)
Tourists enjoy riding trishaws to explore places in Dala Township.  Photo: Naing Lin Kyaw (Dala)

Tourist arrivals in Dala Township, located on the southern bank of Yangon River, are increasing gradually in the high season, with visitors showing a keen interest in observing the livelihoods of local residents and exploring tourist spots.
The tourists are arriving at the township via Dala port.
A total of 18 Hong Kong tourists and one tour guide recently explored the wards, historic pagodas, farmlands, recycled handicrafts showrooms, and other manageable businesses in Dala Township on trishaws.
A total of 26,074 tourists visited Dala Township on board the Cherry ferry between January and September this year, while 581 tourists visited the township in the first 10 days of October, according to Daw Khin Khin Nu, the manager of Pansodan Port.
With many tourists flocking to Dala Township in the high season, trishaw pullers are earning well in the high season compared with other seasons. There are about 100 trishaws that are currently serving international visitors, said U Than Htay, the chair of the Township Trishaws Control Committee. —Naing Lin Kyaw (Dala)(Translated by La Wonn)

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