A short tour to one of the holiest sites in Myanmar, on the mountain of Kyaikhtiyo. Many locals visit the "Golden Rock" throughout the year for making merit.
Early morning drive through the scenic countryside direction east for about 160 kilometers to Kyaikhtiyo. The journey leads to one of the most important holy places of Burma, the Golden Rock. The "Golden Rock" is a huge round rocks which almost seems to hover on the edge of a cliff. This rock and the small chedi are completely covered with gold leafs from diverse pilgrims. The chedi on the Golden Rock is supposed to contain a hair of the Buddha. Upon arrival at the base camp in Kyaikhtiyo transfer by open truck to the trail for a short climb to the summit. Watch the sunset at the famous Golden Rock. Overnight in the hotel at Kyaikhtiyo.
After breakfast at the hotel drive back to the base camp and further to Yangon. Stop in Bago and visit the famous Shwemawdaw Pagoda and the lying Buddha Shwethalyaung. You will also see the Kanbawza Thadi palace and Kyaikpun Pagoda with the 27 meter high standing Buddha. Then visit a war cemetery of allied troops in the vicinity of Htaukkyan. In the evening arrive in Yangon.
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|Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock)||Mountain Top Hotel||Deluxe Room||1|
Air-conditioned car /van and driver
English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)
Rates include all entrance fees as per program.
Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis
Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)
Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)
Domestic flights as per itinerary
Myanmar (Burma) entry visa
Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.
Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.
Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.