DAY 01: YANGON ARRIVAL
Arrive at Yangon International Airport.
Then visit the Botataung Pagoda which is located near Botataung Jetty, Strand Road. From there we go to the Bogyoke (Scott’s) Market (closed only on Mondays) where you can shop for a great variety of Myanmar souvenirs. Then we go on to the ChaukHtatKyi Pagoda, which is the fourth largest reclining image in Myanmar. From there, a visit to the world-renowned golden stupa, the Shwedagon Pagoda. We will have dinner at the Karaweik Palace Restaurant where you can enjoy your dinner with the accompaniment of a Myanmar Cultural show.
Overnight at your hotel in Yangon.
DAY 02: YANGON-KYAIKHTIYOO (GOLDEN ROCK PAGODA)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to the Kinpun base camp (160 km / 4 hr drive).
From there another uphill drive to Hermit hill (YaThaeTaung) in an open truck (11 km / 1
hr drive). We continue with another 45-minute trek to reach the Golden Rock Pagoda. Palanquins are also available for those who are unable to trek (especially for the elderly). Once atop the mountain, you will enjoy the amazing scenery and beautiful sunset. Here we will have both lunch and dinner at local restaurants.
Overnight at the hotel in Kyaikhtiyoo.
DAY 03: KYAIKHTIYOO-BAGO-YANGON
After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Bago by car (2 hr drive). There we will pay a visit to
the KyaikkhatWyne Monastery where, at about 11:00, you will have the chance to offer rice to some of thethousands of monks residing there. We then proceed to Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, and after that have lunch. From there we will go to Kanbowzathardi Palace which represents a collection of the finest arts and handicrafts from the time of King BayintNaung. After this we will visit the Shwethalyaung Pagoda. From there we drive back to Yangon in time for dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.
DAY 04: YANGON DEPARTURE
After breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure.