Discovery of Myanmar
Myanmar, the Last Frontier of Asia with its grandeur Golden Temples and smiling people who are very very friendly and always ready to give you a hand near you ,and the untouched destinations that attract you to prove an unforgettable visit that you have ever been in South-East Asia.
Discover Myanmar through the Gate Way City-Yangon; former Capital of Myanmar ,today, stands as Biggest Commercial City in the country with its charm of diverse mix of faded colonial architecture from the British times and the Majestic Golden Temple Shwe Dagon Pagoda, no wonder this charming City has once earned the name “the Garden City of the East”. And its neighbor hoods; Bago- an ancient capital of the Mon Kingdom in 15th Century and the famous Golden Rock Temple on the mountain top. Enjoy your stay in Myanmar!
Coverage: Yangon–Golden Rock-Bago-Yangon
Start City: Yangon
End City: Yangon
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Operational Period: Year Round
Day 1: Arrival Yangon
Day 2: Yangon-Golden Rock (By road)
Day 3: Golden Rock-Bago-Yangon (By road)
Day 4: Departure Yangon
Day 1 ARRIVAL YANGON
Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our Tour Guide and transferred to the Hotel in Yangon. After refreshments, a brief City Tour includes; down town Yangon to see Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independent monument and old Colonial buildings. Visit Botahtaung Pagoda: a landmark on the Yangon River with remarkable hollow type of relic chamber. Later on, stop at Strand Hotel: the 1901-built three-storey 5 star hotel in Yangon remains one of Southeast Asia’s few grand colonial hotels and one of its most awe inspiring. Later, visit to China Town noted for its fruits market, street foods stalls. Later on, visit to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the wonders in the world, noted for its religious significance and artistic beauty, and to enjoy the sun-set from the Great Temple. Welcome Dinner at a local Restaurant which serves lovely Myanmar cuisine. Transfer back to your hotel and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Lunch, Welcome Dinner
Day 2 YANGON- GOLDEN ROCK
This morning, leave Yangon for Kyaik-hti-yo, about 160 km from Yangon, about 5 Hours’ Drive. The Golden Rock Pagoda stands on a gold gilded boulder precariously perched on the edge of the hill, which is 1102 meters above the sea-level.
On the way to Bago, stop at God of Golden Banyan Tree, and The Htauk- Kyant War Memorial Cemetery with 27,000 stone-graves of Commonwealth and Allied Forces Fallen Soldiers in the Myanmar Campaign during the WW2 .Upon arrival to Kyaikhto, have lunch at Sein Lei Tin Resort and transfer to Kimpoon Base Camp and take the mountain-going truck to the upper –camp; an exciting truck ride up-hill in the rain forest will be a wonder. Upon arrival to the upper-camp, check-in at Hotel, after refreshments, visit to the magnificent Golden Rock Platform. Dinner at the Hotel’s Restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Golden Rock.
Accommodation: Hotel in Golden Rock
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 GOLDEN ROCK –BAGO -YANGON
Early morning, get up to enjoy the sun-rise. After breakfast, prepare to go down the hill. Upon arrival to the base-camp, drive to Bago: an ancient capital of the Mon Kingdom in 15th Century. Bago is situated only 80 km north-east of Yangon. (approxi: 4 Hr-drive)
Upon arrival to Bago, have lunchat a local Restaurant. After Lunch, visit the magnificent Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda; over 2,000 years old temple. Later on, visit to Kya Khat Wai Monastery: one of the three largest Monasteries in the country and to observe the Buddhist monastic life. ShweTharLyaung (The reclining Buddha); 55 meters long and dating back 994 AD. Mya Thar Lyaung : the colossal reclining Buddha Image which was restored in recent years.
Famous Kal-yar-ni Sima (Ordination Hall) with 10 huge Stone inscriptions. And Kyaik-Pun four huge seated Buddha Images in the open air.
Late afternoon, drive back to Yangon. Upon arrival back to Yangon, check-in at the hotel and Farewell Dinner. Overnight at the Hotel in Yangon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner
Day 4 DEPARTURE YANGON
Have breakfast in your Hotel. If your international flight is in the morning & afternoon, you will be transferred to Yangon International Airport for your return international departure flight.
If your departure flight is in the evening: this morning, you may go shopping at Bo Gyoke Aung San Market (Ex-Scott’s market) for shopping Souvenirs. After lunch, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your Departure Flight.
- (3)Nights Hotel accommodation in twin room shared basic with daily breakfast
- Internal transfers, transportation and sightseeing as per itinerary with private A/C car
- Local station English speaking tour guides as per tour itinerary
- Meals as per Tour Itinerary (or as per demand)
- Entrance fees
- Mountain-going truck fares in Golden Rock
- Porterage at airport & in Golden Rock
- Drinking water & Wet Towels daily basic
- Visa to Myanmar
- International flights in/out Myanmar
- Travel Insurance
- Beverages on Meals
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
- Personal expenditure (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tips for guides, drivers and porters in Hotels
- Donations to Monastery, Meditation Centres & Orphanages, etc.
- Airport departure tax at Yangon International Airport at 20 USD / pax
- Any other services not listed as above price inclusions.