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The Best of Yangon – 5 Days

Tour code: 20180810-148

Start: 05-09-2018

Location starting: Myanmar

Time: 5 days

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Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)
Day 2: Yangon city tour& Boat trip (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)
Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)
Day 5: Yangon Departure (B)

Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)

Welcome to the airport by local tour guide and driver, we then transfer to hotel for checking in. Rest of the day, we visit the fruit market in China Town & Yangon’s city center covering World famous Shwedagon Pagoda, witness the golden dome light up the sunshine at the sunset. Having welcome dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Day 2: Yangon city tour & Boat trip (B)

Yangon city is a must-see city for tourists who want to see a different Asia. It’s the largest city in Myanmar with the combination between nature and cultures and communities. This city was found in 1755 by King Alaungpaya and Yangon means “End of Strife”.

Today, we visit Lawka Chantha rArbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi). After that, we visit Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for a photo stop, Yangon’s city center featuring Sule Pagoda at the city center and colonial building. In the afternoon, we visit Thanlyin, home of two splendid pagodas: the Kyaikkauk Pagoda and Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda, situated on Island. Firstly, we walk across the Thanlyin Bridge to visit the Kyakikkauk Pagoda, seeing the daily life of the local people in the Kyauktan market then take a boat to Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda. Then relax in the rest of the day. Overnight in Yangon.

Day 3: Yangon tour to Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)

The Golden Rock at Mt. Kyaikhtiyo is a great pilgrimage site in Myanmar. It is a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and resting on the edge of a cliff. There is a small stupa is perched atop of the boulder and it’s said that the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda contains one of the Buddha’s hairs….

We start our day out today earlier than usual and drive to Kyaikthiyo where we take the open truck to the Golden Rock at the base camp of Kinpun. Then take a light trekking on the summit through a bamboo forest. It’s tough to get there but well worth effort. Besides the rock, we may see thousands of pilgrims, hundreds of candles being lit up and a breath-taking view at sunset& overnight at Kyaikhtiyo.

Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)

After breakfast, we have a short walk to a small cave and stop at some roadside shops for rare products of the jungle. Then we drive down to the base camp to take our vehicle back to Yangon. On the way back, we stop at Bago town, local market, KanbawzaThardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung, KalayaniSima (Ordination Hall). Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha and Wood Carving Industry.Overnight in Yangon.

Day 5: Yangon Departure (B)

We spend our last minutes shopping at Treasure, Germs and Handicraft shops or at the BogyokAung San (Scott) market before transferring back to the hotel for our departure flight. Yangon tour ends.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide (other languages up on request)

  • All private ground transfers and transportation

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast

  • All entrance fees

  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)

  • Boat excursion

  • Open truck

  • Water during the trip

What’s excluded?

  • International flight

  • Visa fee

  • Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)

  • Entrance fees according to itinerary

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Travel Insurance

  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)

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