Yangon Food Tour: Unravel the mystery of Burmese food!
Start time: 16.00
Finish time: 20.00
You will meet your guide in Mahabandoola Garden before heading to your first foodie stop. As well as being a food tour, this is also a walking tour although the pace is gentle. In total, the entire tour will see you cover around 2 kilometres by foot, of course with regular food stops!
Your first stop will see you try grilled fish barbecued over hot coals and served with tamarind and lime dipping sauce. From here, you will wander through the backstreets of Old Yangon in the company of your guide before heading to a famous noodle house. This place is renown for its authentic dishes from Shan province.
Little India is the next stop and as you make your way through the busy neighbourhood, there will be several stops to allow your to try crisp dosas and lightly spiced samosas.
From Little India, you will move into Chinatown which has an interesting history. A Chef’s Tour aims to show you the culture of the place you are visiting as well as the food so you will learn a lot at this stop. There will be many stops here including at Chinese bakeries, soup houses and a tea house. Here you will be treated to bao buns!
The tour will end with a cold and refreshing Myanmar beer and some barbecued skewers along 19th Street.
Let us know if there are children in your group when you place your booking. Child’s price is $22.50.
A Chef’s Tour
Unique food experiences in Asia and South America
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Why we chose A Chef’s Tour:
- They created A Chef’s Tour with the sole aim of creating a food tour good enough for chefs.
- A Chef’s Tour not only offer incredible tasting opportunities but also want to educate their guests about regional foods, the ingredients used and their history.
- These food tours offer visitors the chance to get off the beaten track and to explore with a local expert!
- Located all over Asia as well as in Latin America.
What is the group size?
This varies depending on when you book. There is a maximum of 8 guests and a minimum requirement of two people for the group to run.
How many dishes do we taste?
There will be 14 tastings throughout the evening.
Are drinks provided?
Bottled water and local drinks are included.
What if I have children younger than 3? Can they still come on the tour?
Yes. There is no charge for children under 3. Please let us know of any infants when booking.
What time is the food tour?
The tour begins at 16.00 and finishes around 20.00.
Is this tour suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pescatarians and those who are lactose or gluten intolerant?
Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for any of the above.
What if I have allergies?
Please contact us to enquire about any allergy avoidance. We will of course, try to accommodate but please understand that your safety is our main priority. We cannot 100% guarantee that traces of anything won’t be found in dishes, owing to the nature of street food.
Where is the meeting point for this food tour?
Please meet your guide at the base of Independence Monument in Mahabandoola Garden, Yangon. Exact details will be forwarded to you once the company have received your booking.
Does this tour run in all weather?
The tour runs even in the rain so don’t forget your umbrella and wear comfortable shoes to walk in.
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