Duration:3 Days – 2 Nights
Places: Yangon – Bago – Kyaikhtiyo – Yangon (Syriam visit)
Welcome to the Garden City, Yangon. Arrive by morning flight to Yangon International Airport. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is a relatively quiet and charming city. Its impressive colonial and spiritual heritage makes it one of the most fascinating cities in Southeast Asia.
We will visit over to Mahar Myat Muni Buddha Image - the most ancient Buddha image casted in bronze in Myanmar and visit gold leaf beating workshop. We’ll drive to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (194km- 3:30hours). On the way, we will visit Bago including highlights: Shwemawdaw Pagoda, stands as a landmark of Bago and it is the highest pagoda in Mon state with the elevation of 114 meter high, built over 2000 years ago; Kanbawzathardi Palace the famous palace of King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) and proceed to Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha which is one of the most elegant reclining Buddha images, stretching 55 meter long and 16 meter high and was built during 9th century.
Lunch at outside local restaurant in Bago.
After lunch, we will proceed to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock). Firstly, arrived to Kimpun base camp and take the Open Truck to the top of the mountain. Check in at hotel and visit around Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock). Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.undefined
Breakfast at hotel, we will take the open truck to the foot of the mountain. Arrived Kimpun base and we will take the car back to Yangon (Appx: driving hour is 3:30 hours). On the way, we will visit Htauk Kyunt War Ceremony. Then continue drive to Yangon and having lunch.
We will visit downtown area to see Sule pagoda located on a roundabout in downtown Yangon, Yangon City Hall of Myanmar architectural design, High Court noted for its British colonial architecture including its red-bricked exterior and Mahabandoola Park a public botanical area downtown Yangon. In the late afternoon, we will visit to the enjoyable experience of the sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda. Its world-renowned golden stupa is the ‘heart’ of Buddhist Myanmar. The Pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central stupa surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated structures and statues.
Dinner at outside local restaurant and stay overnight at hotel in Yangon.undefined
In the early morning, we will transfer to Jetty. Check In time is 6:30 am and the ship will cast off at 7:00 am. The whole day cruising enjoying facilities onboard, arrive to Bagan (Nyaung Oo ) in the evening (about 4:00 to 5:00 pm).
Bagan, located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.
Transfer to hotel for check in and stay overnight.undefined
Breakfast at hotel, we will visit to Botataung Pagoda & Jetty can be viewed after talking a short walk towards the Yangon River.
Then we will proceed to Thanlyin (Syriam), once a trading port occupied by the Portuguese in early 17th Century. The 270 meter long bridge spanning the Bago River made possible the 45 minutes drive from Yangon. The old buildings still stand in the evidence of the days of Portuguese occupation. Kyaik Khauk Pagoda and Kyauktan Yele Pagoda in the creek are worth visiting. Then back to Yangon. Lunch at outside local restaurant.
After lunch, we will continue to visit Bogyoke Market, known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewellery shops, art galleries, and clothing stores. In the evening, we will transfer to the international airport for your return flight by evening flight.undefined
- 1 Night accommodation with sharing Twin/Double basic (including daily breakfast)
- All the transfers and excursion with private air-conditioned vehicles with drivers
- English Language speaking station guide
- Open Truck up and down to the top of the mountain at Kyaikhtiyo (share with local)
- Entrance fees for visiting places in the program
- Water and refreshing towel in touring days
- Every 16 pax paying, you will get 1 FOC (Twin/ Double sharing basic)
- International flight in/out
- Drinks, tips and personal expenses
- Visa and Insurance fees
- Meals not mentioned in Program
- Any other items and services not mentioned in the program
- Separate Transfer from/to airport