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Yangon & Golden Rock – 4 days

Yangon - Bago - Golden Rock - Yangon
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Overview

Overview

Our Yangon and Golden Rock tour is designed to highlight the main tourist destinations in Myanmar. Within 4 days, you will explore Yangon – the garden city and the main gateway to Myanmar, visit Golden Rock Pagoda – well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Burma. Besides, you will find that the local people and the stunning landscape far exceed your expectations. This trip will certainly create your lifetime memories. Why don’t you pack up your luggage and join us now?

Highlights

  • Present in and around thousands of temples and pagodas in destination along the way travelling Myanmar
  • Visit Golden Rock important center for pilgrims, contain one of the Buddha’s hairs with 2,500 years ago.
  • Enjoy the perfectly natural environment at its most original situation
  • Explore Burmese culture, traditions and customs in every local market and street
  • Meet and make friend with hospitable local people

Tour Itinerary

Warmly welcome you to Myanmar. When you arrive at Yangon International Airport, your representative will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel in the city center. Please kindly note that the hotel rooms will be ready at 14:00 hrs. The early check in could be guaranteed with a surcharge.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in hotel in Yagon.

Meal: n/a

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

Today, you will spend full day to explore Yangon city. Your trip will start at 8:00 am. Our first stop is the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda – which enshrines strands of Buddha’s hair and other holy relics. After that, we observe morning fish market and colorful Thirimingalar Vegetable Market, the biggest vegetable market in Myanmar. We can see many colorful and different kinds of fishes, vegetables and fruits from all over the country there. We continue with Sule pagoda, historical Botahtaung pagoda, Yangon river site and Strand Hotel, one of the most famous historic colonial buildings in Asia and end the morning with a lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we proceed to the biggest Chaukhtetgyi reclining Buddha statue and Ngahtetgyi sitting Buddha image. In the evening, we stroll around in the downtown and visit China-town to see real lifestyle of the people in Yangon.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon

After breakfast, drive to Kinpun Base Camp via Bago, approx; 4 hours. Bago was once the ancient Mon Kingdom as well as the seat of second Myanmar Dynasty. On the way, you can stop and visit Htauk Kyant Allied War Cemetery, the biggest war cemetery in the country maintained by the Commomwealth War Grave Commission.
After Bago, you will reach Kyaik Hto, the junction town to go up the Golden Rock. Upon arrival at Kin Pun Base Camp, transfer by open-truck up to Hermit Hill. From there, walk about one hour to reach the Golden Rock. The trekking from Hermit Hill to the top is not very difficult cheering with Myanmar pilgrims on the way, encouraging each other.
After check-in at the hotel, walk to Golden Rock. Enjoy the marvel of the situation of the Rock and view the evening activities of many Myanmar Buddhist pilgrims. After sunset on the Golden Rock, walk back to your hotel.
Overnight at Golden Rock.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hotel in Golden Rock

After breakfast, walk down to Hermit Hill and by open truck transfer to Kin Pun Base Camp. From there, drive to Kyaik Hto. You can visit Kyaik Hto Morning market where you can see a lot of local foods, seasonal fruits and vegetables, fish and prawns. Walk around in the market and take pictures. Talk to the vendors who are very friendly and not accustomed to the visits of foreigners. Then, proceed to Bago. On the way you may stop from time to time to take the photo opportunities at some villages.
Upon arrival at Bago, visit Shwe Maw Daw pagoda, the biggest and tallest Pagoda in Southern Myanmar, Bago Central Market, Shwe Thar Lyaung(Reclining Buddha) which dates back to centuries and which has the astounding history of its recovery from the bushes, and finally on the way to Yangon, visit the Kyaik Pun pagoda with four Giant Buddhas sitting in back-to-back position. Then drive on to Yangon. The tour ends at your hotel/or airport for departure flight.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: n/a

Important Note*

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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Note*:

  • The price would vary depending on the group size, grade of hotel. Please contact us or book the tour for price in details.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • Overnights in selected hotels or similar
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicles (including airport pick up & see off)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Price excludes

  • Meals and services other than those noted in the itinerary
  • Visa fee
  • International flights pre/post tour
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, boat crew, and personal, non-itinerary services

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 35% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 14 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): 15% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double room with two adults

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5 star ratingAmazing Tour Company We booked an 8 day tour of Myanmar through Hannah (Hmwe Hmwe) who was excellent throughout the whole process, answering all my emails and queries beforehand.She met us on arrival and had arranged our hotel room to be decorated (Tawin... read more

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5 star ratingHighly Recommend! In February we needed assistance booking 3 domestic flights in Myanmar using our American credit card. Taking the advice of a fellow traveler, we contacted the agent based in Yangon, Myanmar. Not only was Hmwe Hmwe, (Hannah) with this travel... read more

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5 star ratingInformative and enjoyable! Travelled to Yangon and Bagan with family members. Our guide in Yangon, Spring, was friendly and had lots of good suggestions and recommendations. He was entertaining, personable and informative. Linn in Bagan was very polite and informative. He brought... read more

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