Twante is the most accessible delta town from Yangon and makes for a nice half day or full day trip. A short ride on the Dallah ferry from the Pansodan Street Jetty on Strand Road (US$1, 10 minutes), and then a ride in a shared taxi (an automobile) -- or a bumpy 40 minute ride on a pickup (300 kyat) through leafy villages and large pools of water which gets you a good feel for life on the delta.
A slower way is by ferry from Yangon (2 hours, US$1) and, for a good look at delta life, consider taking the Twante ferry one way and the pickup/Dallah ferry on the way back.
Twante is renowned for its pottery and any trishaw driver will be happy to take you to the Oh-Bo Pottery sheds for a quick look (200-500 kyat).
Shwesandaw Pagoda, a short walk from the pickup stand, is a wonderful smaller copy of the Shwesdagon Pagoda without the crowds and well worth the trip by itself.
At Twante local artisans' workshops, you can see their crafts and observe how they work with traditional tools and kilns. You may participate in a hands-on lesson in traditional pottery methods. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery of Twante and you may feel the peacefullness and relaxation atmosphere. If you are a ceramic artist, you will love to visit Twante and enjoy the interesting creation of pottery by traditional way. There are also peaceful rural sites and beautiful villages near the pagoda and around Twante. Though close to the city, the town feels like a world away with its relaxing, rural vibe. So, you can observe the rural community and theirs culture that make you impress and feel special. Visiting around the peaceful town Twante will be a very special days cause you can explore the charming villages and the friendly local pepole with kindness.