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This 4-day short trip will take you to the Kyaikhtiyo and Thanlyin from Yangon.
Day 1-Yangon airport –proceed to start your sightseeing with Botahtaung Pagoda. After lunch, start your visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market which has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts. Then, enjoy visit at Shwedagon Pagoda, the 'heart' of Buddhists in Myanmar.
Day 2-Drive to Kyaikhto and on to the 'base camp' of Kinpun. On the way, visit Bago. Then arrive Kyaikhtiyo, the incredible 'Golden Rock'.
Day 3-Another day at the ‘Golden Rock’. Drive back to Yangon.
Day 4-Drive to Thanlyin. Visit a local market in Thanlyin and continue to Kyauk Tan. Take a short rowing boat trip to see Ye-Le Pagoda, situated on a tiny island in the middle of the river. Return to Yangon.
~ All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car as per our itinerary
~ Accommodation with breakfast at hotels as specified
~ Meals where specified
~ Transfers and tours with the same language speaking local guide throughout
~ All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
~ Joint transfer with pick-up truck from base camp to upper stage for Kyaikhtiyo Tour
~ Porterage for baggage during Kyaikhtiyo trekking up and down
~ Boat trip as specified in our itinerary
~ Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
~ Water and snow towel during sightseeing
Excluded in our price:
~ Services not mentioned in our itinerary
~ Meals where not specified
~ Visa fees
~ International flight tickets to and from Yangon
~ International airport departure tax of US$ 10.00 per person (Currently)
~ Expenditure of a personal nature (Such as: uses of mini-bar and refrigerator, laundry service, telephone call and etc...)
~ Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
The price for the above arrangements will be from USD690 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin / double room and excluding international air travelling.
*Please note that the price confirmed at the time of booking is subject to change and depends on the availability of accommodation.
East hotel is a boutique hotel, set in the heart of the Yangon business district and is conveniently located between two major roads, Sule Pagoda and Bogyoke. The property is unique in that when many hotel a large proportion of similarly designed rooms with a small amount of individual rooms, east is the other way around. East hotel radiate an opulent charm of contemporary Myanmar décor perfectly blended with the traditional warmth of Myanmar hospitality.
Yoe Yoe Lay Hotel
It is located in the compound of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda which situated at an elevation of 3,600 ft above sea level, on top of the Kyaiktiyo hill.
The Golden Rock of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is one of the country’s most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. The gold-covered boulder is said to maintain its balance thanks to a single hair of the Buddha enshrined inside the pagoda. To reach the top of the mountain take an open truck with other pilgrims along a steep and winding road. Once arrived at the pagoda expect spectacular views, particularly at sunrise or sunset. The whole site has a magic charisma and is a famous site for meditation.
Bago, situated on the road to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) and Mawlamyine, it remains a quiet and easy-going town with a lot more bicycles and motorbikes than cars.
Thanlyin has the largest sea port of Myanmar, located across Bago River from the Yangon city. Thanlyin is an attractive site due to its village scenes and ways of life of people as well as its rich historical background of De Brito and Natshinnaung, a grandson of King Bayinnaung, who went over to ally himself with Filipe de Brito and was executed in Thanlyin.
Yangon is the old capital of Myanmar and still the busiest city in the country. It is also the largest city in the country and is the first city to arrive to Myanmar for most travelers. It is a city of style and old-worldly dilapidated majesty. Left like nowhere else on earth following decades of isolation after independence, huge swathes of the city are peppered with some of the region’s most stunning colonial architecture.