2. Yangon’s Circle Train
Yangon’s circle line loops commuters around the city and is an ideal way for tourists to see Yangon and its outskirts more genuinely. The entire journey takes roughly three hours, but it’s easy (and encouraged) to hop on and off at any of the 38 stations along the way to explore deeper.
Trains run at different times from dawn to dusk and usually depart from platform six or seven at the Yangon Central Railway Station. This is where tickets can also be purchased for less than US$1 each. The train doesn’t always go the same direction or do the full circular route, so it’s best to ask a staff member prior to boarding. Experience this rustic piece of Myanmar now, because major upgrades to the circuit are already underway.