GOLDEN ROCK TOUR
YANGON – BAGO – KYAIKHTIYO (GOLDEN ROCK) – YANGON
GOLDEN ROCK TOUR – 3 DAYS
DAY (1) : ARRIVAL YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO (GOLDEN ROCK) ( – / – / – )
Welcome at the airport with our stationed guide and drive to Kyaik Hto (Golden Rock). It is about 200km away from Yangon and will take 4 hours about. Arrive at Kinpon Base Camp-pilgrim-village is a starting point to the famous Golden Rock.
From the based camp, we first take a truck to reach Yathyae Taung Camp. Then we will enjoy the 25 minute trekking to Golden Rock. The famous ‘Golden Rock’ is a sacred, massive gold-leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff near the top of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo and it is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines. You’ll enjoy the sunset at pilgrimage site. Return to Hotel.
Accommodation at hotel, in Kyaikhtiyo.
DAY (2) : KYAIKHTIYO (GOLDEN ROCK) – BAGO – YANGON ( B / – / – )
Breakfast at hotel. After morning breakfast, check out from Hotel. Then, drive back to Yangon by coach. On the way, visit to Bago, located only 80 km, was an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th century.
We visit the highlight of Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which is over a thousand years old and the tallest pagoda in the country through Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Next visit to 55 metre long Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha was built by the Mon King Mingadeipka.
In the afternoon, visit to Chinese Kwanyin Temple and Kanbawzathardi Palace which built by King Bayinnaung, who is the founder of the Second Myanmar Empire. Continue to Kyaikpun Pagoda which seated back to back against a massive brick pillar.
Return back to Yangon and on the way visit to Allied War Graves Cemetery near Htauk Kyant and the cemetery contains over 6300 Allied soldiers and memorial pillars with the names of over 27,000 who died in Burma during the Second World War.
Accommodation at hotel, in Yangon.
DAY (3) : YANGON – DEPARTURE ( B / – / – )
After Breakfast start visit to Sule Pagoda, dating back over 2,000 years.
Highlights include City Hall, religious sites such as the Immanuel Baptist Church. Then walking Pansodan Street and Strand Road to see colonial Building and the former Minister’s office where General Aung San was assassinated.
In the afternoon, visit to Chauktatkyi Pagoda (72 cm of huge reclining Buddha).
Next your guided tour goes to Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, one of central Yangon’s greenest spots. Here you will see the glittering Karaweik barge, a replica of the royal barge, and the vast lake with views of Shwedagon in the background.
From here, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, the local legend states that the original structure was built 2500 years ago then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 99 meters tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas and your guide will show you around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Late afternoon transfer to airport for International Departure.
Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDED:
- 2 night accommodation in shared twin or double room with daily breakfast at hotel
- All transfers and excursions with private air-conditioned vehicles for all destination.
- Meals where specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfast)
- English Speaking Guide Service for all destination
- Join-in transfer on open truck from the base camp to the upper camp at Kyaikhtiyo
- Entrance Fee –
Yangon: Sule Pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake, Shwedagon
Pagoda Kyaikhtiyo: Zone Fee
Bago: Zone Fee
- Service charges and room tax
- Water and refreshing towels
OUR SERVICES EXCLUDED:
- International ticket to/from Yangon
- Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Porter fees in Kyaikhtiyo
- Visa arrangements for Myanmar
- Visits not mentioned in the program
- Early check-in & late check-out at hotel
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Tips and porters at the hotels