6 Day Highlights of Myanmar 

Yangon - Bago - Golden Rock - Thaton - Mottama (Martaban) - Mawlamyine - Shanpoo Island – Mudon – Setse Beach – Phaan – Yangon

(6 Days / 5 Nights)

All year round and can be tailored in accord with your travel plan

Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing

  • Arrive Yangon International Airport, welcomed by
    Beyond Myanmar representative and tour guide
  • Check into hotel
  • Afternoon tour of Yangon –
    • Karaweik Hall
    • Royal 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 meters 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 and on the way, stop by Bago for sightseeing
  • Visit Kyat Khet Wine Monastery, where a thousand monks take their last meal of the day at 10am in total silence
  • Kanbawza Thardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung
  • Then continue to Kyaikthiyo (Golden Rock), one of Myanmar’s landmark - famous for its position and religious importance. Kyaikhtiyo the “Golden Rock” 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 road leads to the upper staging point by an open trunk. Take a light trekking on the summit through bamboo forest
  • Enjoy the sunset on the hill top
  • Overnight at the hotel in Kyaikhtiyo

Day 03: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Thaton - Mawlamyine (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • In the morning same way back to Kinpun. Then about 2 hours drive to Thaton. Long before rise of Bagan. Thaton was an important center of Mon-civilization, that stretched from the delta of Ayeyarwaddy River to Thailand and Cambodia, the center of co-called Golden Land “Suvannabhmi” from here Buddhism came to Bagan when Thaton was conquered by King Anawratha, the founder of Bagan dynasty in 1057
  • Visit the golden Pagoda Shwe Zayan, was built during the early Mon area, famous Standing Buddha shows similarity with Dvaravati-period Buddha in central Thailand
  • Continue the drive through beautiful landscapes further south to Mottama (Martaban), where Thanlwin River empties into the Gulf of Martaban. Aboard a double – Decker passenger ferry you will cross the river towards Moulmein, now Mawlamyine, served as capital of British Burma from1827 to 1852. Many colonial style buildings create the atmosphere of a by-gone era and many Buddhist stupas crown the top of hill around the tropical town
  • Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine

Day 04: Excursion to Shampoo Island - Mudon (by boat & car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Start the day with a city tour
  • Then an excursion by boat to picturesque Shampoo Island
  • In the afternoon, drive to Mudon, where you will see a 160 meters long Reclining Buddha under construction
  • Visit Setse Beach
  • Return to Mawlamyine in late afternoon
  • Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine

Day 05: Mawlamyine - Phaan - Bago - Yangon (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Drive back to Yangon
  • Cross the Thanlwin River (Salween) using the new bridge close to Phaan
  • Arrive to Bago
  • Sightseeing includes the tallest golden pagoda of the country, a huge Reclining Buddha and Kaikpun pagoda with its four sitting Buddha’s facing the cardinal corners of Earth
  • Arrive in Yangon
  • Overnight at hotel in Yangon

Day 06: Shopping & departure (by car)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Morning shopping at gems mart and handicraft shops
  • Visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market for souvenirs
  • Transfer to airport for departure
Included in the price are –
  • Daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking local Tour guide
  • Accommodation
  • Boat as per your itinerary
  • All transfers
Not include in the price are –
  • Meals (lunch and dinner)
  • Tips to guide and drivers
  • Visa and travel insurance

Above services shall be tailored in accord with your travel plan.

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