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From Yangon: 2 Days 1 Night Excursion to Golden Rock

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Day 1: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

Stop At: Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Kin Pun Myanmar
Approx. 0800 A.M., pick up from your hotel in Yangon and drive to Golden Rock. En route, visit a tree shrine dedicated to legendary animist spirits known as "Nats", a handicraft village that produces woven bamboo wares. Continue to Kin Pun "base camp" (110 km - 3½ hours) and onward to Kyaiktiyo (the "Golden Rock"), a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaves and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. From Kin Pun, a steep and rough 11-km dirt road leads to the upper staging point, a journey made in open trucks, which can be very crowded. On arrival, watch the beauty of a sunset at this important pilgrimage site. Both lunch and dinner to your own account. Accommodation at Hotel near Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock).
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Mountain Top Hotel (or) Kyaikhto Hotel (3* hotel).

Day 2: Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon

Stop At: Shwemawdaw Paya, Bago Myanmar
Breakfast at hotel. Return to Yangon via Bago. Sightseeing in Bago includes the Great Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which is over a thousand years old.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shwethalyaung Buddha, Bago Myanmar
Its spire is even taller than that of Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda, the 55-meter-long reclining Shwe Thalyaung Buddha Image, one of the country's most revered objects.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Myanmar
Then, continue drive to Yangon, with a brief stop at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, famous for its four giant Buddha figures.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Mountain Top Hotel (or) Kyaikhto Hotel (3* hotel)
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from your hotel in Yangon City area. Please advise your hotel's name.
Drop-off at your hotel in Yangon City area.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Return Details
Drop-off at your hotel in Yangon City area.
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car/coach as detailed in our itinerary,
  • Accommodation in shared twin / triple room with breakfast at hotels as specified,
  • Supplement for Single room – USD 120 per person,
  • Transfers and tours with English speaking stationed guide,
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Entry/Admission - Kyaiktiyo Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Shwemawdaw Paya
  • Entry/Admission - Shwethalyaung Buddha
  • Entry/Admission - Kyaik Pun Pagoda
Exclusions
  • Services not mentioned in our itinerary,
  • Meals not specified (lunch & dinner)
  • Visa fee for Myanmar,
  • International airport departure tax,
  • International flight tickets to/from Yangon,
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • As you will be visiting religious sites, please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, and remember to take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas.
  • This tour is not available during the Water Festival between 12 to 18 Apr. During this time, everything in town is closed: restaurants, shops, markets, Museum, etc. Driving through the city is extremely difficult if not impossible because people celebrate the famous water-festival. You cannot avoid of getting very wet because everyone throws water at everybody. People drive through the city in open cars and there are stages along the street where people throw water. Everybody going up will get very wet.
  • Due to road conditions, travel in this region is not recommended during the monsoon season (June - September).
  • Please note that there will be a compulsory Christmas Eve Dinner on 24 Dec & New Year Eve Dinner on 31 Dec at most of the hotels. We will keep you informed.
  • Yangon: Not included
  • Golden Rock: Mountain Top Hotel (Deluxe room) or similar
  • Within 60-31 days prior to arrival date – 20%
  • Within 30-16 days prior to arrival date – 50%
  • Within 15 days prior to arrival date – 100%
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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