4 Day Golden Rock Tour

Yangon - Bago - Golden Rock – Yangon

(4 Days / 3 Nights)

All year round and can be tailored in accordance with your travel plans.

Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing (by car)

  • Arrive at Yangon International Airport, welcomed by a 
    Beyond Myanmar representative and tour guide.
  • Check into hotel.
  • Afternoon tour of Yangon sites, including:
    • Karaweik Hall.
    • A barge ride on the Royal Lake.
    • Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda.
    • City centre with the gilded 2,500 years Sule Pagoda.
    • Colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park.
    • Drive through the narrow streets of China Town.
    • Short visit to Tao Temple.
  • Shortly before sunset, visit the 107 meter high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda which glitters in the soft light of the early evening
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon

Day 02: Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Drive to Kyaikhtiyo via Bago for sightseeing.
  • Visit Kyat Khet Wine Monastery, where a thousand monks take their last meal of the day at 10am in total silence.
  • Visit Kanbawza Thardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung.
  • Continue to Kyaikthiyo (Golden Rock), one of Myanmar’s most famous landmarks - known for its position and religious importance. Kyaikhtiyo the “Golden Rock”  is a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. To reach the pagoda from Kin Pun, a steep, 11km, open-top truck ride will take you part way to the lookout point. Afterwards, take a light hike to the summit through a bamboo forest.
  • Enjoy the sunset on the hill top
  • Overnight at the hotel in Kyaikhtiyo

Day 03: Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel then take a half hour walk to a small cave and stop at the roadside shops for an opportunity to buy unique products sourced from the surrounding jungle.
  • Midmorning, drive down to the base camp and return to Yangon.
  • On the way, visit the most important sights of the Old Capital of the Mon People.
  • Bago sightseeing includes the Shwemawdaw Pagoda and the Shwethalyaung Pagoda (the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha).
  • Visit Handicraft Centre, Hinthargone Pagoda and the Kanbawza Thardi Palace.
  • Drive back to Yangon and stay overnight.

Day 04: Yangon - Thanlyin - Yangon departure (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • One hour drive from Yangon, across Myanmar Long bridge, in the town of Thanlyin, followed by the ruins of an 18th century Potuguess church.
  • Visit Kyaikmawwun Pagoda “Yelephaya” (set on an island in the river)
  • Also explore two more pagodas and the riverside markets.
  • Visit to Kyaikkauk Pagoda and Kyauktan local markets.
  • Drive back to Yangon.
  • Transfer to airport for departure.
Included in the price are –
  • All transfers.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Open truck fare.
  • English speaking local tour guide.
  • Accommodation.
Not include in the price –
  • Meals (lunch and dinner).
  • Tips to guide and drivers.
  • Visas and Travel Insurance.

Above services can be tailored in accordance with your travel plans.

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