Yangon Water Bus to operate trip to Twantay

Yangon water buses are moving along the Yangon River in Yangon. Photo: Yangon Water Bus
Yangon water buses are moving along the Yangon River in Yangon. Photo: Yangon Water Bus

The Yangon Water Bus service will make a trip to Twantay Township on 27 March, so that travellers can visit the Shwesandaw Pagoda, central market and the pottery workshop.
The ticket cost is Ks7,000 per person, inclusive of a lunch box, coffee, bottled water and travel charges in town. The vessel will depart at 9 a.m. on 27 March.
The Yangon Water Bus has also launched a weekly pilgrimage trip to Thanlyin Kyauktan Pagoda every weekend, as of 17 and 18 March.
The water bus will leave at 6.30 am from Botahtuang Yangon Water Bus jetty, and the tour, excluding the travel time, lasts two-and-a-half hours.
The cost, inclusive of a lunch box, coffee and bottled water, is Ks6,000 for a local traveller and US$15 for a foreign traveller.
Tickets can be bought in advance at Insein and Botahtaung jetties on Friday, and at the Botahtuang jetty on arrival.
The Yangon Water Bus also launched operations on the Insein-Botahtuang route, as of 23 March, and will also extend its route to Hlaingthaya and other townships.—GNLM

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