The Best of Yangon Tour

The Best of Yangon Tour

This suggested Yangon 5 days itinerary covers not only the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda, Golden Rock, China Town but also includes an amazing boat trip to explore the city. With the mix of the ancient colonial architecture and the immense beauty of historical heritage couple with the color of the modern life and social development, Yangon is where to fulfill your dream trip in the Land of Golden Temples.


Tour Code: GMT05
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Start/End: Yangon/ Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden rock) – Bago – Thanlyin – Yangon
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary
Day 1:
Arrival Yangon (D)
Day 2: Yangon city tour& Boat trip (B)
Day 3: Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)
Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)
Day 5: Yangon Departure (B)

  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
  • Accommodation
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Day 1: Arrival Yangon (D)
Welcome to the airport by local tour guide and driver, we then transfer to hotel for checking in. Rest of the day, we visit the fruit market in China Town & Yangon’s city center covering World famous Shwedagon Pagoda, witness the golden dome light up the sunshine at the sunset. Having welcome dinner and overnight in Yangon.

Shwedagon Pagoda in a crowded day.

Shwedagon Pagoda on a crowded day.

Day 2: Yangon city tour & Boat trip (B)
a full day to explore the beauty of Yangon. The city is a must-see city for tourists who want to see a different Asia. It’s the largest city in Myanmar with the combination between nature and cultures and communities. This city was found in 1755 by King Alaungpaya and Yangon means “End of Strife”.
pay a visit to Lawka Chantha rArbayar Laba Muni Buddha Image (Kyauktawgyi). After that, head to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha, Karaweik Hall Royal barge on the Royal lake for a photo stop, Yangon’s city center featuring Sule Pagoda at the city center and colonial building. In the afternoon, we visit Thanlyin, home of two splendid pagodas: the Kyaikkauk Pagoda and Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda, situated on Island. Firstly, walk across the Thanlyin Bridge to visit the Kyakikkauk Pagoda, seeing the daily life of the local people in the Kyauktan market then take a boat to Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda. Then relax in the rest of the day. Overnight in Yangon.

Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda.

Kyaikmawwin (Yele) Pagoda.

Day 3: Yangon tour to Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) (B)
The Golden Rock at Mt. Kyaikhtiyo is a great pilgrimage site in Myanmar. It is a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and resting on the edge of a cliff. There is a small stupa is perched atop the boulder and it’s said that the Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda contains one of the Buddha’s hairs….
We start our day out today earlier than usual and drive to Kyaikthiyo where we take the open truck to the Golden Rock at the base camp of Kinpun. Then take a light trekking on the summit through a bamboo forest. It’s tough to get there but well worth effort. Besides the rock, we may see thousands of pilgrims, hundreds of candles being lit up and a breath-taking view at sunset& overnight at Kyaikhtiyo.

The light trekking in Kyaikhtiyo

The light trekking in Kyaikhtiyo

Day 4: Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Yangon (B)
After breakfast, we have a short walk to a small cave and stop at some roadside shops for rare products of the jungle. Then we drive down to the base camp to take our vehicle back to Yangon. On the way back, we stop at Bago town, local market, KanbawzaThardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung, KalayaniSima (Ordination Hall). Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha and Wood Carving Industry.Overnight in Yangon.

Shwemawdaw Pagoda in Bago, Myanmar.

Shwemawdaw Pagoda in Bago, Myanmar.

Day 5: Yangon Departure (B)
We spend our last minutes shopping at Treasure, Germs and Handicraft shops or at the BogyokAung San (Scott) market before transferring back to the hotel for our departure flight. Yangon tour ends.

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide (other languages up on request)
  • All private ground transfers and transportation
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B-Breakfast; L – Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Boat excursion
  • Open truck
  • Water during the trip

What’s excluded?

  • International flight
  • Visa fee
  • Airport Tax (USD 10 per person)
  • Entrance fees according to itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)

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Hotels & Ratings (3* Standard)

Yangon Summit Park View
Kyaikhtiyo Kyaik Hto Hotel