YANGON - BAGO - GOLDEN ROCK - BAGO - GOLDEN ROCK - YANGON 04 Days/03 Nights
Yangon International Airport
Arrive at Yangon International Airport. Welcome by MTE’s Guide and transfer to hotel. Leisure at hotel. . Spend the morning with an architecture expert who will walk with you through the city’s streets to learn about the historic monuments, their significance and the preservation efforts underway to ensure they are around for many years to come. Start Walking Tour from Minister Office, where General Aung San is being assassinated by Garuda U Saw. Then Move down toward to Post Office which is situated since early 1900s. And see First and foremost Hotel in Myanmar (Strand Hotel) which is stayed by some celebrity and also governor. Then walk down to Pansoedan Street, which is like Colonial building road in Myanmar. End at the front of City hall.
Lunch at Local Restaurant.
After Lunch, head to Scott Market which was built in early 1900, which is selling everything come from various places, Bagan, Mandalay, Shan State and other places. Recommend to bargain if you would like to buy anything. Then Move to Central Railway Station. The station was first built in 1877 by the British but destroyed by the retreating British in 1943 from advancing Japanese forces. The current station designed in traditional Burmese architectural style, making prominent use of indigenous tiered roofs called pyatthat, was completed in 1954, designed by U Tin. Yangon Central Railway Station has been designated a landmark building since 1996.
Catch Circular Train around 14:00. Take a ride like 30 minutes to hledan stop and seeing around Local Market. Walk down to Yangon University, where all of Massive protest born from it. And also see Convocation hall, (which has rumor – whenever outside of convocation hall is renovated, there is big protest which is concerned with students will happen). After that Check how Daw Aung San Su Kyi front gate is look like (not accept any visitor). Then Finally move to ShweDagon Pagoda - the great golden stupa in the bell shape rising 99 meters above its base and gilded with 5.5 tons of pure gold by devout Buddhists over centuries. See how color change when the sun set. Then Go down from East Gate and blend into Local Market.
Dinner at Lcoal Restaurant.
Move Back To Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Overland drive to Kyaikhtiyo, 160 km northeast of Yangon. On the way, visit Bago, an ancient Mon capital dating back to 15th century. Sightseeing includes Kyakhatwine Monastery - one may observe over 1000 student monks having lunch under the way of Buddha's guidance. Proceed to Golden Rock, a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. From the Kinpun base camp, taking one hour with opened truck ride up to middle camp called Yathe Taung. Then, take a trekking for 45 minutes to reach the summit of the mountain. From the top of Kyaikhtiyo, overlooking the panoramic view of Sittaung river valley, green forest and beautiful mountain ranges etc. If weather permit, sunset from the plinth. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive back to Yangon. On the way visit again Bago for its highlights Shwemawdaw Pagoda – height of 114m dominates the town; Wood Carving Workshop; Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha Image – 55m long reclining Buddha; Mon Weaving Village and Kyaik Pun Pagoda – four huge sitting Buddha Images placed back to back on a square pillar. If time permit, visit World War II Allied Cemetery near Htauk Kyant on the way back to Yangon. Overnight at hotel.
Depending on your flight schedule, it’s time to bid farewell from this amazing country. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to do as you please until your departure flight. In good time your private car will transfer to Yangon International Airport.