5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS Southern Myanmar Tour
Yangon – Golden Rock – Hpa.an – Mawlamyine – Yangon
Tour Code : TT-003
- DAY 01 : YANGON – BAGO – GOLDEN ROCK
- DAY 02 : GOLDEN ROCK – MAWLAMYINE
- DAY 03 : MAWLAMYINE
- DAY 04 : MAWLAMYINE – HPA.AN
- DAY 05 : HPA.AN – YANGON
Itinerary Details :
DAY 01 : YANGON – BAGO – GOLDEN ROCK
After breakfast, drive to BAGO (84 km – 1½ hours). Stop en-route by an Allied War Graves cemetery near HTAUK KYAN.
Arrival to Bago, visit the four giant Buddha images at KYAIK PUN PAGODA; 55-meter long reclining SHWE THA LYAUNG Buddha, which is among one of the country’s most impressive images; a thousand years old SHWEMAWDAW PAGODA with its spire taller than the SHWEDAGON PAGODA and palace named KAN BAW ZA THAR DI.
The tour will continue to one of Myanmar’s landmarks, famous for its precarious position and religious importance, KYAIKTIYO the ‘Golden Rock’ is a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. To reach the pagoda from KIN PUN base camp a steep 11 km road leads to the upper staging point. The journey is made in open trucks. The ‘upper area’ must be traveled by foot, at present, and the walk is approximately 4 km (1 hour) up a steep path ascending some 500m to the GOLDEN ROCK on top of the mountain range. If you wish to take a more comfortable approach, you can sit back and be carried in sedan chairs by four porters. This will incur an extra cost. On arrival you can enjoy great views over the surrounding jungle and a beautiful sunset.
Overnight stay in Golden Rock.
DAY 02 : GOLDEN ROCK – MAWLAMYINE
After early breakfast, proceed to MAWLAMYINE (170 Km – 4 hours). Upon arrival in Mawlamyine, check in at hotel on Strand Road among historic buildings from colonial era.
Afternoon sightseeing includes MAHAMUNI PAGODA, a major temple site in Myanmar; SEINDON MIBAYA KYAUNG, where King Mindon’s queen sought refuge, the first Baptist church and the Zyegyi Market.
Overnight stay in Mawlamyine.
DAY 03 : MAWLAMYINE
After breakfast, board the bustling ferry, full of villagers laden with goods from the market. Start to walk Heritage Colonial Building walking tour in Mawlamyine City. After Lunch drive 15km to MUDON and visit huge reclining image. World Biggest reclining Buddha and Pha Auk Meditation Center . Return to Mawlamyine late afternoon to enjoy the sunset from KYAIKTHANLAN PAGODA, known as the Kipling Pagoda. Overnight stay in Mawlamyine.
DAY 04 : MAWLAMYINE – HPA.AN
After breakfast, drive 1½ hr to HPA-AN, the capital of the Kayin State. En-route, visit the Caves of KAWGOON and PAYON, famous for its countless Buddha images, stalagmites and stalactites. Arrival to Hpa-an, check-in at the hotel and visit the LAKE KANTHARYAR known for its small island with fascinating rock formation with pagoda on the top.
Overnight stay in Hpa.an.
DAY 05 : HPA.AN – YANGON
After breakfast visit the local market and proceed to SHWEYINHMYAW Pagoda located at the bank of the Thalwin River. Then depart to YANGON. En-route explores a network of limestone caves extending through the whole mountain range opening to a picturesque lake.
Overnight stay in Yangon.
What’s Included :
- 4 nights hotel accommodation in above mentioned hotels with daily breakfast
- Air conditioning car with driver for sightseeing
- All airport – hotels/ hotel – airport transfer in-out
- English speaking station guide services ( other languages on request)
- Open Truck in Golden Rock
- One Time Cable Car in Golden Rock
- Meals as per mentioned in the program as B/L/D
- Entrance fees and zone fees
- Water and refreshment towel on tour
- Toll fee and fuel charges for car
- Government tax and service charges
- Lots of loves and smiles
- International Flight Tickets
- Tourist visa
- International airfare and airport taxes
- Travel insurance
- Visits not mentioned in the program
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
- Single supplement
- Tips and porters at the hotels
- Tips drivers and guides
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