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Extension Tours » Golden Rock Expedition Tour

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Duration : 03 Days / 02 Nights

Route : Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock )

Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is located in the small town called Kyaikhto, in the Mon State. This destination is 160km away from Yangon. The pagoda is 1100km above sea-level. It is a 11 kilometer uphill climb for the hikers from Kinpun base camp. There is also a steep winding road for 4-wheel drive cars from the base to the nearest point of the pagodas. The pagoda is also known as "the golden rock".

Day 01 : Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo

Meet and greet at your hotel. Morning drive to the Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo) for 5 hours passing by Bago, an ancient Mon capital city. Arrive at Kimpun Base Camp and take open truck on a bumpy track to Ye the daung Camp for 45 mn and climb up to mountain top for 45 minutes. Arrive to one of Myanmar's landmarks : Kyaiktiyo the "Golden Rock", a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. For old ages, Sedan chair carried by 4 men to up area can be arranged. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon

After breakfast, return by truck to Kimun Base camp. Drive back to Yangon for 5 hours. On the way to Yangon, passing by Bago and visit the one-thousand-years-old Shwemawdaw Pagoda. Then, explore Shwe Tha Lyaung Pagoda which is among one of the country's most impressive image and photo stop at Kyaikpun Pagoda with four 30-meters high Buddha figures seated back to back. Drive back to Yangon, on the way visit Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery, a regal memorial to the 27,000 Allied soldiers who died in World War II. Transfer to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Our services include:

Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner) English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply) Local guide in Hoa Binh Entrance fees for all visits and activities as mentioned in the itinerary

Our services do not include:

Other meals than mentioned Other services than mentioned Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature Tips, Travel insurance

IMPORTANT NOTES:

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance (covering emergency medical evacuation) for trips to Vietnam. Prices are valid 30 days from date of offer. Past this date price and conditions may be readjusted. The cost of air tickets is subject to change without prior notice by the airlines. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges. Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on arrival day till 12:00 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired. Please note that all the above services & tours have yet to be booked, they are proposed for your information only and we will not make any reservations before we receive your confirmation to do so. If one or some proposed service(s) is (are) not available at the moment of booking, we will try to find other possibilities/options or other similar service(s) in order to avoid changes to the program.