Go with your guide for an exploration of a variety of attractive spots. During 4 days, by visiting both ethnic tribes at remote areas and the popular sites in Myanmar, not only can tourists relax but also deepen insights of local life, history and custom of residents as well as locations.
 

Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Highlights: Golden Rock, Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Kadoe Kawnat village, Kha Yon Cave, Htaukkyan town, Allied War Cemetery
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

 
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Day 1: Yangon – Golden Rock (B)
Leaving Yangon in the morning, head to Golden Rock (drive via Bago: 194 km – 5 hours). Late morning, arrive at Golden Rock base camp and transfer to the upper area with one of the small open trucks in a one hour ride. Once at the pagoda, you can enjoy a spectacular view with fresh air. Back to the hotel at the base of Golden Rock. Overnight at Golden Rock.

Golden Rock Pagoda

Day 2: Golden Rock – Hpa An (B)
Departing Kyaikhtiyoe, in the early sunrise time, stroll around the hill sites, return to hotel and breakfast there. Then back to base camp by the truck. After arriving at base camp, continuous drive to Hpa An.
A stop at Kha Yon Cave outside the city, a natural cave where residents come to worship and pray for good health and prosperity. In addition to the many Buddha statues, the cave also consists of many beautiful stalagmites and stalactites formed over the centuries.

Out of Yangon

The next site will be Kadoe Kawnat village, where guests will visit Kawnat Monastery. A villager named U Nar Quat, known as a wealthy and generous man built this woodcarving monastery a century ago. Due to his donation that people had this religious site constructed nearby his village.
Upon arrival at Hpa An, guests will first visit Kyauk Kalat, a pagoda put up on layers of natural rock formations. Flanked by a lake, the scenery guarantees a great photo opportunity.

Scenic view of Kyauk Kalat Pagoda

Proceed to the foothill of the 722-meter-high sacred Mt. Zwe Kabin with thousands of identical Buddha statues lined up at its base.
Kaw Gun Cave, also known as the “Cave of the Ten Thousand Buddhas” will be the next destination after lunch time. As guests walk through the cave, they will observe more than 2000 votive tablets of Lord Buddha and Mon inscriptions. One inscription is so ancient that, to this day, no scholar has been able to interpret it. Then, gaze out at Sadan Cave.
At the end of the day, check in to their hotel in Hpa An and take a stroll through this charming town, enjoy the nightlife. Overnight in Hpa An.

Day 3: Hpa An – Bago – Yangon tour (B)
After breakfast at hotel drive to Yangon. On the way, proceed to Bago, also known as Pegu, was the capital of the Mon Kingdom in the 15th century and is a steeped-in-legend town. The sites in Bago spread out around the town and you’ll spend the whole day exploring with your guide, deepen the knowledge about the history and myths of the city. Stops include the 55-meter long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the four seated Buddhas at Kyaikpun and the old palace of Kambozathadi. The Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda is the most outstanding religious monument in Bago. This golden temple stands at 114 meters tall, even higher than Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda, and can be seen from around 10 kilometers outside of the city.

Shwemawdaw Pagoda

While in Bago we’ll also take time to visit the city’s local sites, including the town market and a Mon neighborhood where the locals produce beautiful woven textiles. Lunchtime will be at a local restaurant (with our own account) during the day’s touring in Bago. From Bago we’ll return to Yangon this afternoon. Before reaching the city limits, stop in Htaukkyan township to visit the Allied War Cemetery. This beautifully-landscaped, peaceful area is the final resting place for more than 27,000 Allied Soldiers having perished during the World War II campaign in Myanmar. Once in Yangon you will be transferred to your hotel.

Htaukkyan Allied War Cemetery

Day 4: Yangon Departure (B)
After breakfast, tourists have a day off and wait until transfer to the airport for international departure flight.

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)
  • Water during the trip

What’s Excluded?

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