5 days / 4 nights
Yangon and Bago Sightseeing
If you have just short time and wish to visit the best of Myanmar but concentrate in discovery at each place, this tour may match your expectation. Visit Yangon, Golden Rock & Bago will be one of the best ways to move less, visit more, and get the best lessons from the rich history and culture of the country.
Assistance on Arrival Daily Full Breakfast Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis. All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary All entrance tickets as per itinerary All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary
Air Tickets (International / Domestic) Visa and Insurance Hotel Taxes Suggested optional activities/ tours if any. Any meals / snacks other than mentioned in the itinerary Camera Fee and any other entertainment charges Tips of any kind – Guides, Driver, Cruise Crew, etc. Portages at airport Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Telephone etc Beverages of any kind
Arrive in Yangon and Yangon Sightseeing. Upon arrival at airport, welcome by our Guide and he will be held on placard with your name on it. And then transfer to hotel for check-in. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is still a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes Yangon one of the most fascinating and authentic capitals of South-East Asia. This afternoon, transfer to Yangon Heritage Trust’s downtown office where their specially-trained guide will give a briefing about the progress, and challenges to come, of preserving the city’s buildings. Afterwards, begin a 2.5 hour walking tour through central Yangon. Starting at Yangon’s Heritage Trust Office on Lower Pansodan Road and Highlights include City Hall, the High Court and the former Burma Railways Company – one of Yangon’s oldest administrative buildings. Lunch and dinner included. Overnight at hotel in Yangon
Yangon Sightseeing and Shopping. After breakfast, you will visit Sule, City Hall, and the High Court (noted for its British colonial architecture including its clock tower and its red-bricked exterior). You’ll then visit ChaukHtatGyi Pagoda, which is famous for its huge image of a reclining Buddha and which was built in 1966 to replace the old image built in1907. You will also have the option to visit Kandawgyi Lake and surrounding areas, which offer numerous photo opportunities. In the early evening, you will visit Strand jetty to witness the daily life of the local people and Yangon River, which offers a remarkable atmosphere with spectacular colors and photo opportunities. Next, you will go shopping at the Bogyoke market (formerly "Scott market") where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicrafts, jewelry, fabrics and lacquer ware. Time permitting, your guide will bring you to the famous MK gems shop, where high quality gems are displayed in eight different decorated show rooms. From here, continue to Shwedagon Pagoda the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. Although the origins of the pagoda are unclear, the local legend states that the original structure was built 2500 years ago then renovated several times until taking its current shape in the 15th century. The 8-sided central stupa is 99 meters tall and gilded with gold leaf and is surrounded by 64 smaller stupas and your guide will show you around the massive complex, explaining why this temple is so revered. Enjoy breathtaking views of the golden stupa from this vantage point. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at hotel in Yangon
Yangon - Golden Rock Pagoda
After breakfast, overland drive to Kyaik Hto to go to the Golden Rock (driving hour about 4 hours). One the way, we visit to Htaukkyant War Cemetery. Then proceed to overland driving to Golden Rock. Arrive at pilgrim-village is a starting point to the famous Golden Rock. From our hotel in Kyaikhtiyo we first take a truck and then enjoy the trekking to Golden Rock, it will take about 1 hour up the hill to enjoy the sunset at the Golden Rock. The famous 'Golden Rock' is a sacred, massive gold-leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff near the top of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo and it is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at Golden Rock Pagoda
Golden Rock Pagoda - Bago - Yangon
After morning breakfast, our company guide will meet you at your hotel. Drive to Bago. (80 km, one hours driving) One the way, we visit to Htaukkyant War Cemetery. Then continue drive to Bago. The City was an ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th century and enjoy the Bago sightseeing. First visit to KyaikkhatWyneMonestery for offering food to thousand monks and visit Bago Market. Lunch at restaurant. After lunch, visit to Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha (55 meters long), Shwemawdaw Pagoda, 28 meter high huge Buddha Image of Kyaikpun Pagoda, ChineseKwanyin Temple and observing the weaving factory in Mon village to see the way of life. Then visit to Kanbawzathardi Palace of King Bayinnaung. Transfer Back to Yangon, en-route visit to White Elephant and Marble sitting Buddha. A delicious dinner will be waiting you at local restaurant. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at hotel in Yangon
Departure From Yangon
There are no activities planned for today. You enjoy your free time until being transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Breakfast included.
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- Cancellation charges as per company policy.
- The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the festive season
- In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised.
- In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative govt ferry and no refund will be entertained during that situation.
- Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and ferry availability same will be update to you daily basis.
Guiding options Guiding type: Guide Group type: Private Requirements Standard check in time is 2pm. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel. Children have to share the bed with their parents.
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