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2 Day Nature, Culture & Adventure Tour to Golden Rock Pagoda & Bago

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Duration: 2 days
Overview

This tour starts with Pick-up from your hotel by your tour Guide and brings you to Kyaikhtiyo which is about three and half hour drive from Yangon. Here, you can see the legendary famous Golden Rock Pagoda.

This Pagoda is situated on the top of the rocky mountain. It is well-known for its culture and being a religious site for pilgrimage.

Stay overnight at Kyaikhto.

Then continue to Bago known as Hanthawaddy kingdom situated about 80 km away from Yangon. It is well-known for its ancient pagodas and Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayinnaung.

Return to Yangon and be dropped back to your hotel.

Highlights
  • Private tour with private guide
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Stick gold leaves to Golden Rock
  • Experience to uphill/downhill with an open truck
  • 1 Nights Accommodation Kyaikhto
Good to Know
  • Live Guide Live Guide
    English
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Your guide will pick you up at your hotel situated in downtown Yangon
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
Inclusions
  • Open Truck Fare in Golden Rock Pagoda
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Transport by private car
  • English Speaking Guide
  • One night accommodation in twin sharing
Exclusions
  • Items/ Services not mentioned in the program
  • Beverage/ Soft Drinks/ Beer
  • Tips to Guide/Driver
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals (Lunch/ Dinner)
Itinerary
Days

Your guide will meet you at your hotel, early morning, and drive you to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda which takes about four hours.


On the way to Kyaikhto, you can see the crop plantations, paddy fields, rubber farms, beautiful scenery of countryside and people who live in small towns along the roadside.


When your car arrives at Kimpun base camp, transfer to an open truck to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda for about one hour, observing the natural scenery on the way. Exploring the platform of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda offers you a magnificent view of nature, culture of Buddhist, fresh & pleasant moments in your body & soul.


Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is located in Kyaikhto Township, Mon State and situated on the top of the rocky mountain, 1100 meters above the sea level. It was also known as Golden Rock Pagoda among the travelers. People believed the Hermit enshrined a strand of Buddha’s hair in this 18 ft high pagoda which is situated on the top of a 50 ft circumference stone said to resemble his head 2500 years ago.


Trek for about one hour to crow mouth (Kyee Kan Mouth) along the natural road. Here, you can find many stalls such as regional handicrafts and souvenir shop, traditional medicines such as horns, bones, essence of medicinal wild creatures and plants and food houses.


In the afternoon, your guide will lead you to an open truck and back to the base camp. Then transfer to your hotel for overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation :

After having breakfast at your hotel, drive to Bago and visit Kanbawzathardi Palace of Bayinnaung King and Kyakhatwine monastery to observe the offering meals to Buddha monks.


Then, have your lunch at local restaurant and continue to the Shwemawdaw Pagoda and Hintha Kone Pagoda where you can see the ceremony in honour of Nats.


After that, you will be taken to visit Myatharlyaung Pagoda and Shwethalyaung Pagoda which has the most beautiful reclining Buddha image in Myanmar, Maha Zedi Pagoda built by King Bayinnaung.


Visit a toddy shop and taste the natural liqueur produced from toddy-palm.


In the afternoon, visit the four gigantic Buddha images in Kyaikpun Pagoda and continue to Yangon.


Transfer to your hotel.

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Your guide will pick you up at your lodging hotel situated in Yangon and transfer back to your lodging hotel after finishing the tour.
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Recommended to bring warm clothing
  • Proper dresses are required to visit to the religious sites.
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