Jo Za So

Explore Yangon with the authentic travel experiences. At Jo Za So, local entrepreneurs offer a range of tours, workshops, and events that show off all that Burmese culture has to offer. Every visit empowers the women - and their community - directly.

Whether you’re looking for an up-close view of Yangon’s gem-studded pagoda, a cycling tour of an oceanside town, or a taste of the crispy tea leaves in laphet thohk, we have an authentic hand-crafted experience waiting for you.


Free Old Yangon Walking Tour

Save your money for souvenirs and take a guided tour through historic Old Yangon. Stroll through the park at the city’s centre, marvel at pagodas and mosques, and learn how to cross the street like a true local.


Highlights of Myanmar

Take a tour guided by a local, learn a traditional craft, or sample everyday fares at Jo Za So.

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Monthly Event: No Lights No Lycra

Step up your Tuesday night and dance your heart out in the dark. For a whole hour at Jo Za So, you can move to the music like no one is watching — because they aren’t.


Pathein Umbrella

Shade yourself in style. Sit back while a local guides you through the history behind the traditional Burmese umbrella, then channel your inner creative as you hand-paint a custom one.


Experience Thanlyin on Two Wheels

Ditch the tour bus and see the waterfront city of Thanlyin by bicycle like a local. From the rich history of Myanmar’s biggest port to the buzzing local market stalls, you’ll coast through all highlights – and hardly break a sweat.