(04 Days / 03 Nights) Yangon - Bago - Golden Rock – Yangon
Day 01 Arrival Yangon
Welcome at Yangon International Airport. Transfer and check in at the hotel. Orientation tour Yangon. Visit area, Sule Pagoda-the landmark of Yangon City Centre, Chaukhtatgyi Reclining Buddha Image. Finally, visit Shwedagon Pagoda - one of the wonders of the world. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 02 Drive to Golden Rock [160 km, 05 hours]
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Golden Rock [Kayikhtiyoe] - the balancing pagoda which stands on a boulder on the edge of a hill. On the way, enjoy the natural beauty. Upon arrival at the base camp, take the truck about 45 minutes to Yetetaung Camp. From there, we've to walk about 30 minutes to the top of the pagoda. Visit around and overnight at Kyaikhtiyoe.
Day 03 Drive to Bago & visit. Return to Yangon [80 km, 2 hours]
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Come down to the base camp and drive to Bago. Visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda - the highest stupa in Myanmar, Shwetharlyaung Reclining Buddha, kanbawzathrdi palace site, etc. And then continue to Yangon. Upon arrival, transfer in and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 04 Departure
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for departure flight
Bago Excursion-Visit KambawzathardiPalace& witness the fame of King Bayintnaung!
Tour Departure: Every day
Time: 08:00 Am-06:00 Pm
After breakfast at your Hotel, you are picked up at hotel. We are driving to Bago, 80 km northeast of Yangon, the ancient capital of Mon kingdom dated back from 1st to 16th Century AD. En route stop at Htauk - Kyant Alliance WWII cemetery; memorial cemetery of Allied Soldiers who died in Myanmar Campaign during the WWII. The cemetery's beautifully kept grounds has 27,000 stone-graves of Common wealth & Allied Soldiers.
Upon arrival to Bago, tour highlights; Kya KhatWai Monastery to observe one of the three largest Monasteries in the country and the Buddhist monastic life and to observe the lunch process of thousands of monks who take their last meal of the day at 10:45 am in total silence. Later on, visit the magnificent Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda; over 2,000 years old temple. Visit HintharGone ; the legendry Hill with 37 Nats' shrines and learn the Cult of Myanmar People from your local Tour Guide. And Kanbawzathardi Palace Site ; famed of King BayintNaung of 15th Century AD. Lunch Time at Hanthawaddy Restaurant.
After Lunch,ShweTharLyaung (The reclining Buddha); about 55 meters long and dating back 994 AD. Mya TharLyaung ;the Colossal Reclining Buddha Image which was recently restored.
Famous Kal-yar-niSima (Ordination Hall) with 10 huge Stone inscriptions. And Maha Cedi Pagoda. If time permits, observe a local "Cheroot"; mild-cigar making industry in Bago. And at last, Kyaik-Pun four huge seated Buddha Images in the open air. Late afternoon, drive back to Yangon, transfer to your Hotel and end of the tour.