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Yangon Circular Train

Open Now: 6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
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“local life”(126 reviews)
“three hours”(97 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Yangon
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Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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All reviews local life three hours open windows central station hour ride real yangon full circle takes hours daily life ticket office local experience the loop selling food daily lives an eye opener vendors selling myanmar life
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with 5 friends and we chose without a.c. carriages. It had fans but the ones above our seats weren't working! You can see outskirts of yangon, many locals, markets, tons of rubbish and some greenery too. Times and prices are attached in the photos....More

2  Thank annasherchand
Reviewed 1 week ago

200 kyats ( about 0.12 US$) for 3 hrs circular trip, you can see the local life. Train runs at about 20-30 km/hr and stops very frequently about every 1 mile. We were guided to platform #7, and buy the tickets there. The ticket agent...More

1  Thank Relax14593074214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I honestly don’t think we would have attempted this on our own. It was part of our day tour and we are sooooo glad it was. The experience had you literally rubbing shoulders with the locals. I sat between some children and their families and...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For only just 0,13$ you can do a very special experience in Yangon. Get in the main train station at platform 7 and buy your ticket there. Then be quick get in the train and save a seat at the window. Turn off your mobile...More

Thank basti-kot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was glad I did this. This was our first thing in Yangon and Myanmar. We did it on our own before we even meet with our tour group. It started off kinda slow and then ended up a little long but very interesting. We...More

Thank melissabr1995
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to meet local people and spend a few lazy hours sightseeing. We took the whole route, but fell asleep for half an hour, which was nice as well.

Thank Wendy v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite thing to do. 200 kyts for a three hour trip around real life yangon. Chaotic, noisy and utterly fantastic

1  Thank Saeeda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For only 200 kyat this is the steal of the century. Riding for 2,5 hours seeing life around the railroad track in Yangon gives a good insight into the city beyond the city centre. The train is relatively comfy, goes quite slow and stops often,...More

Thank Bart v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant - watch people hop on and off selling their wears. Old train, very noisy and ‘rocky’ like the old uk trains in the 80’s! Wouldn’t probably do the whole 3 hours, 30 mins was good enough for me!

Thank LittleSwissLou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first day i arrived in Yangon I went to the Circular Train to see what it was all about and to check the timetable, as i had just missed a train to decided to do it the next day. You should allow at least...More

1  Thank Peter L
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jodieg681
October 28, 2018|
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Response from srdbso | Reviewed this property |
In the morning as it’s not so hot. We did it around 9AM once it got a few stops away from Yangon there was only a handful of people on it! Have a great time in Yangon.
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Sam H
August 31, 2018|
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Response from Polly G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy tickets at any of the train stops
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July 9, 2018|
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Response from Susan188 | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car tt took us fr Insein to our destinations .. Worthwhile to visit Insein mkt .. there's both the wet and dry mkt .. the wet mkt was an experience .. let me go thru my pix album and also perhsps share my... More
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