5D/4N Yangon, Bago, The Golden Rock & Thanlyin

Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha - Myanmar

Highlights: Buddha tooth relic temple Shwemawdaw Pagoda The Golden Rock Kyaikpun Pagoda Kyauk Tan Yele pagoda National race village

  from RM 2,328/
  What you get
  • Stay: Local 3*/4*/5* hotel
  • Meals: 4 Breakfast, 4 Lunches & 4 Dinners
  • Transport: Return private transfer airport to hotel

Named as ‘The Garden City of the East’, Yangon is probably the most exotic and unspoiled city in the world.  Don’t be surprise if men are still wearing skirt-like ylongyi while women will be covered in thanaka- a traditional make up. Being the former capital city of Myanmar, Yangon in fact has the largest number of colonial building in Southeast Asia. Although Yangon is considered underdeveloped compared to other country in Southeast Asia, it is blessed with majestic monuments and stunning landscape like shady parks and flourishing tropical trees. 
 
The perfect place to kick off this adventure is to check out the enchanting Kyakhtagyi Pagoda. This is a special pagoda that home the largest reclining Buddha Statue in the world (which is about 70 meters long).  Glare at the beautifully made Buddha statue, marvel at the precise lines and smooth with all the details such as eyes face and feet are simply fascinating. 
 
Lighten your vacation by visiting the precious Golden Rock located in Mount Kyaiktiyo, one of the 3 most sacred sites in Myanmar. Be inspired by how a huge size rock able to get the perfect balancing even it is against the gravity, especially when it appears to be at the edge of the hill. According to legend, this incredible rock is touched down on a strand of Buddha’s Hair. Take a good glance of the gravity defying rock which is very inspiring.  
 
Travel back through history when you meet this magnificent architecture, the Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace located in Bago.  The royal palace had been reconstructed as most part of the palace was robbed and destroyed in 1599.  Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace gives a clear picture on how grandeur and wealthy was the kingdom. Enjoy the amazing decorations and traditional architecture of this mega historical palace.

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Day 1

Arrival Yangon  ( - / L / D )

  • Landed Yangon International airport.  Immigration clearance.  Meet and welcome by local tour guide.
  • Visit Buddha tooth relic temple was enshrined in the Swe Taw Myat Pagoda on Dhammapala Hillock in Mayangone Township, Yangon. The pagoda was buil with cash donations contributed by the people of Myanmar and Buddhis donors of entire world.
  • Hotel Check In.  After lunch at local restaurant, .Photo stop at down town Yangon which is known for the highest number of colonial period buildings in Southeast Asia.
  • (Yangon City Hall dated 1936, Immanuel Baptist Church, High court building etc..) . In the evening, you'll visit the greatest golden Shwedagon Pagoda, where the remaining relics were enshrined. This 99-metre high golden temple is one of Myanmar's most iconic sites. Visit around the temple, which is also likely to be busy with local pilgrims, and learn about the myths and beliefs surrounding this pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant. Stay overnight in Yangon.

Day 2

 Yangon -  Bago sightseeing -  Golden Rock    ( B / L / D )

  • Breakfast at hotel. Leave Hotel and driving to Bago which is approximately 80 Kms north of Yangon. Photo stop at HtaukKyant war cemetery compound.  It was built in 1951. It is a memorial cemetery of the Allied soldiers who died in the Myanmar Campaign during World War II. The cemetery is peaceful and its beautifully kept grounds has 27,000 stone graves of fallen Commonwealth and Allied soldiers.
  • See the Shwemawdaw Pagoda or 'Great Golden God Pagoda' was built around 1000 years ago and located in Bago, Myanmar. It is one of the famous Mon pagodas.  Observe daily life of Burmese monks at the KyakKha Wine monastery which Is one of the largest teaching monasteries in Myanmar. More than 7000 monks have been staying Buddha’s teaching. Lunch at KyawSwa restaurant.
  • Visit Kyaikpun Pagoda has four gigantic Buddha images all in sitting back to back against a brick pillar. This pagoda was buit by King Dhammazedi in A.D. 1476. This unusual and impressive images are 27 meters height and keep in a fair state of preservation.  Continue driving to the base camp (near the foot of the mountain)  of  Golden Rock pagoda . Take open local truck to top of the mountain. 
  • Pilgrim and sightseeing in the Golden Rock pagoda compound. Stay overnight at the hotel at the top of the Golden Rock Mountain. 

Day 3

Golden Rock -  Bago sightseeing  – Yangon ( B / L / D )  

  • Breakfast at hotel Take open local truck back to based camp.  Then drive back to yangon .  Lunch at local restaurant in Bago. Continue sightseeing in Bago with visit to Kanbawzathadi Palace was built by King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) the founder of the second Myanmar Empire. The first Hantharwaddy city was shifted to new place and the king rebuilt the new palace to the south of the Shwemawdaw Pagoda and named Kanbawzathadi in 1556.  See Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha Image is well known in Bago and located in the west side of the city. Built by the Mon in 994 during the reign of Mon King Migadepa. Drive back to Yangon.
  • Upon arrival, Visit Kabar Aye Pagoda was erected by U Nu, one of the earliest prime ministers of free Myanmar in 1954 in dedication to the Sixth Buddhist Council (1954-56). The Sixth Buddhist Council was held to mark the 2500 birth anniversary of Buddha's enlightenment. The Pagoda rises to a height of 111-feet and measures 34 meters around the base. The compound in which the pagoda stands is big enough and houses a number of monasteries within. Dinner at local restaurant in Yangon.  Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 4

 National race village &Thanlyin  ( B / L / D )

  • In the morning after breakfast, drive to National race village where you can see buildings with significant symbols denoting various national races residing in Myanmar. When you visit a traditional house of national races, you can observe their customs and the way the houses built in different architectural styles decorated with handicrafts. There are also people in some of the houses dressed in their traditional clothing and you can see and take photos with the different dress styles of minority people too.After that, continue to Thanlyinwhich is the city used to be the Portuguese colonial during the 16th century and famous sea port in the region. Upon arrival, observe theKyauk Tan Yele pagoda, situated in the middle of the river. You can enjoy feeding the huge catfish around the pagoda. Return to Yangon for late lunch. Free for shopping in a big super market. Drive back to Yangon. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon, shopping in the  Bogyoke market formerly "Scott market", where you can get a wide range of Myanmar handicraft, jewelries, fabrics, lacquer wares and so on.  Then transfer to local restaurant for dinner. Stay overnight in Yangon.    

Day 5

Yangon - Departure ( B / -  / - )

  • Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Yangon international airport. Check In airline counter for your departure flight. 

Your hotel options with ground arrangement

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Ground packages per person rate in RM:

5D4N Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock – Thanlyin

Hotels Category

 

Travel Date

Adult

Child

Single Supp

Twin Sharing

+ Bed

No Bed

Local 3*  

Yangon: Central Hotel / Lexus Hotel (superior room)  

 

Golden Rock: YoeYoe Lay Hotel (standard room)

Or similar class hotel

01Oct17 – 31Mar18

2,808

2,328

1,628

1,168

Local 4*  

Taw Win Garden Hotel (deluxe room)  

 

Golden Rock: Mountain Top Hotel

Or similar class hotel

01Oct17 – 31Mar18

3,258

2,508

1,758

1,258

Local 5*  

Yangon: Sedona Hotel (superior room)  

 

Golden Rock: Mountain Top Hotel

Or similar class hotel

01Oct17 – 31Mar18

4,078

2,928

2,048

1,468

Group size deduct: 4-5pax: RM 300/per pax& 6-8pax: RM 450/per pax

 
REMARK:

  • Minimum 2 to go
  • Booking Period: 01Oct17 ~ 31Mar18
  • Travel Period: 01Oct17 ~ 31Mar18

 
Price Includes:
- Hotel rooms based on twin/ double sharing
- Private transfer and transportation  by A/C vehicles 
- English or Mandarin speaking guide is  available upon your request*
- Full-board Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Truck for Golden Rock Mountain  ( Sharing with others ) 
- All Entrance and zone fees where applied
- Drinking Water bottles and tissues Free flow  on coaches  
 
Excludes:
- Return flight ticket to Yangon
- Travel Insurance
- Tipping for local guide and driver USD 5/per pax per day
- Myanmar Visa fee: RM 280/per passport
 
 
Updated: 27 Sep 17

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