We just wanted to know how people move here but it was a terrific experience. We had chance to see the scenery around through the window, talking to local people to know more about their life. Very good to try
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It's well worth going on the circular train, too see how the locals spend the day and his they go about thier day. Some beautiful countryside and a lovely station to start from. If your going from central railway station. Highly recommended.
The circle train is a really fun experience in Yangon. The train is used a lot by commuters in the morning and evening rush hours but is very quiet through the middle of the day. I'd suggest avoiding it during peak times. We took the...More
Interesting way to get a bit closer to the locals. All manner of folk ride this commuter train, along with the inevitable vendors. Loved the lady carrying watermelon slices on her head. The train passes through rural, urban and market scenery, so you get a...More
Going to the station, being directed to the ticket office, rushing to board, people loading large bags and boxes. It's interesting for about 1 hour, then it is the same inside and out. It still costs only 200 Kyat. I recommend getting off at Insein,...More
A must for anyone visiting Yangon. Tickets cost 200 kyats, which is just 15c or 11p in English money. The journey is a totally immersive trip into Yangon city, suburban and rural life as you travel slowly from the inner city through crowded neighbourhoods, out...More
Commuting Burmese style and a great way to see parts of Yangon that are off the tourist trail. It is fascinating watching the vendors ply their trade, which they so do efficiently and impressively. However, it does get quite hot and the train doesn't move...More