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Trip Code: TOUR07
Destination: Myanmar ( Bago , Kyaikhtiyo )
Duration: 2 Days / 1 Nights

Trip Description

KYAIKHTIYO (GOLDEN ROCK) PAGODA

Located about 160 km from Yangon, Kyaikhtiyo is the largest domestic tourism centre. It stands on a gilded boulder precariously perched on the edge of the hill over 3615 feet above sealevel. There are many legends about the pagoda and Nat (Spirit Gods) shrines along the way from the base camp to the pagoda. There is also a popular belief that a person gains in wealth every time he climbs the hill. It is a test of one's endurance and is very exhilarating once a person has reached the summit. Kyaikhto Hotel located on the hill side is the full view of the pagoda. The season of pilgrimage is from October to May. Our coach has to stop at Kinpun Base camp. From there we have to usr an open truck which is normally used for hilly track up to the mountain to. To Yathae Hill, you can also reach by trekking from the base camp. Porters and palanquins are available to carry luggage and pilgrims who are too old or weak.

 

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Overview

DAY 01: Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo ( GOLDEN ROCK )
DAY 02: Kyaikhtiyo ( GOLDEN ROCK ) - Bago - Yangon

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Yangon - Kyaikhtiyo ( GOLDEN ROCK )

kyaikhtiyo-03After breakfast, proceed by coach to Kyaikhtiyo ( the Golden Rock ) about 160 km from Yangon, stands on a gilded boulder precariously perched on the edge of a hill. Overnight at Kyaikhto Hotel.
 
Day 2 Kyaikhtiyo ( GOLDEN ROCK ) - Bago - Yangon

kyaikhtiyo-04After breakfast, return by car to Yangon.  En route visit to Bago; the ancient Mon Capital, 80 Kilometers northeast of Yangon. Sightseeing tour highlights include: Bago colorful market to observe the ways of local people’s life, Shwemawdaw Pagoda; one of the most venerated pagodas in Myanmar, Kanbawzathadi Palace; the famous palace of King Bayinnaung ( 1551 – 1581 A.D. ) is being extensively excavated and some buildings are being rebuilt. Shwethalyaung Pagoda; the world’s most beautiful Reclining Buddha, Mahazedi Pagoda, Wood curving and cheroot making industry. On the way to Yangon, visit to Chinese Temple. Overnight at the hotel in Yangon, (B)
 

Service

Service Includes
  • Accommodation with breakfast at twin or double room.
  • Transfer & sightseeing with private A/C car or coach.
  • Entrance fee as per program.
  • English speaking throughout guide fee
  • 2 bottles mineral water and one snow towel per day will be provided
Service Excludes
  • Visa fee for Myanmar.
  • International airport departure tax
  • Meals (Lunch & dinner)
  • International flights
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Any other item not mentioned in service includes

Low Season (From 1st Oct 2014 to 30th April 2014)

No. of Guests 2 Guest 3-4 Guest 5-6 Guest 7-14 Guest 15 Guest+1FOC
Price per person in USD          

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