Unlock the history, culture and traditions of Myanmar’s former capital Yangon with our incredible sightseeing tour. During this 4-day tour, you’ll be transported through major landmarks including Botataung Pagoda, Maha Wizaya Pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda, the Golden Rock and some other religious monuments by your experienced and knowledgeable guide.
Yangon – Kyaiktiyo (the Golden Rock Pagoda)
Kyaiktiyo – Yangon
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Detailed Itinerary Of Yangon City Stay
- Yangon Arrival
tour representative will meet you at the airport upon arrival.
The 40m golden Botataung
Pagoda near the jetty, one of the most revered temples enshrining a Sacred Hair
Relic of Lord Buddha, will be our first stop. This was built 2500 years ago and
its main stupa, which contains the hair relic, is hollow and open to public.
transferred to your hotel for a short break, we’ll head over to the Maha Wizaya
Pagoda in the afternoon. The pagoda is an elegant structure atop a small hill
created by donations from Buddhists all over Myanmar.
A short walk
away is the magnificent sacred Shwedagon Pagoda, which is believed to enshrine eight
hairs of the Gautama Buddha as well as relics of three former Buddhas. The
massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and its tip is set with diamonds,
rubies, sapphires and topaz.
You can spend
the entire evening praying meditating and exploring within this pagoda complex.
Overnight in Yangon.
- Yangon – Kyaiktiyo (the Golden Rock Pagoda)
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up at your hotel by your tour representative, taking a 3-hour drive from Yangon to Kinmon Base Camp at the foot of Mount Kyaiktiyo. En route, visit the Shwethalyang Buddha, Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Snake Monastery, Kyaik Pun Pagoda and Kanbawzathadi Palace.
Arrive at the Camp in the afternoon, transfer to a local truck and take a 1-hour drive to the terminal near Kyaiktiyo Pagoda.
Kyaiktiyo, also known as the Golden Rock Pagoda located on a mountain over 3,000 feet above sea level. This is viewed as one of the world’s wonders, sitting uniquely at the apex of a huge granite shaped boulder, which balances on the mountain despite earthquakes.
The Golden Rock has been listed as the most awe-inspiring places to visit in South East Asia by Tripadvisor.com and for sure a top tourist destination in Myanmar.Enjoy the sunset before exploring some local shops. Overnight in Kyaiktiyo.
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- Kyaiktiyo – Yangon
Take a deep look at the Golden Rock Pagoda again in the early morning for a sunrise experience.Have breakfast at the hotel before heading back to Yangon. Take your time to relax at your Yangon hotel after arrival.
Earlier in the evening, visit the 2000 year old golden Sule Pagoda located at the centre of the city, a great example of modern Asian business life melding with ancient Burmese tradition. Spend your evening here praying and meditating while observing its unusual design: a spiral octagon shape that continues up the pagoda to the spire.If time permits, pay a visit to the famous and largest market of Myanmar - Bogyoke (or the Scott Market). It contains over 2,000 local shops where you can purchase religious items such as Buddha statues, images, Burmese traditional clothes, arts and other souvenirs.Overnight in Yangon.
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- Yangon Departure
breakfast at the hotel, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your upcoming