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February 23, 2019

Yangon Water Bus plans for Bothataung-Twantay route

A ferry operated by Yangon Water Bus run up and down the Yangon River in Yangon. photo : Zaw Gyi

Yangon Water Bus will offer Bothataung-Twantay cruises for passengers, according to the Yangon Water Bus.
Yangon Water Bus will operate this route to allow the public to tour handicraft businesses and enjoy sunsets along the Yangon River. The trip will allow passengers to watch the making of pottery, as well as items from the handloom industry, and to go on pilgrimages to Shwesantaw pagoda. Yangon Water Bus will offer these cruises on 9 and 10, February, departing at 9 am and arriving back at Bothataung jetty at 3:00 pm. The round trip will cost K 7,000 per person, inclusive of lunch boxes, travel charges within the town, insurance, coffee and bottled water.
According to passengers’ requests, Yangon Water Bus will run weekend specials. Tickets can be bought in advance from the Yangon Water Bus website and at Bothataung jetty.
Also, on 12 February Yangon Water Bus will conduct an amateur mobile phone photo contest.

 

—Pwint Thisa (Translated by Hay Mar)

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