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Fantastic escape from Yangon

5/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 YangonBagoKyaikhtiyoYangon
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$948 $798
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This 5-day package is specially designed with an emphasis on a little rough adventure which offers you some peaceful spots near Yangon. With a fantastic journey to visit friendly elephants in their wildlife habitat, followed by an exhilaratingly epic ride up Kyaikhtiyo mountain on a roofless truck to contenplate mystical beauty of Golden Rock at night or observe how hill residents go about their daily stress-free lives amidst tranquil surroundings in YaThaeTaung village, we hope to bring you closer to explore Myanmar exotic beauty and gain unforgetable insights into Burmese spiritual and cultural life.

Highlights

  Admire ancient beauty of colonial buidings and world-famous Shwedagon pagoda

  Roam the jungle with wild elephants in Winga Baw camp

  Try a exciting adventure up Kyaikhtiyo mountain on a open-air truck

  Witness a majestic sunset over Golden Rock temple and surrounding valleys

  Trek through YaThaeTaung village and intereract with authentic local friends

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Yangon Arrive Yangon, city tour to colonial buildings, Chauk Htat Gyi...
Day 2 Bago, Kyaikhtiyo Drive to visit Bago elephant camp and Golden Rock temple B
Day 3 Kyaikhtiyo Have sunrise in Golden Rock temple, Trek through YaThaeTaung hill... B
Day 4 Yangon Visit morning local market in Kyeekanpasat, go down mountain by hill... B
Day 5 Yangon Check out hotel, transfer to airport, depart B
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  • Activities:

    Arrive Yangon, city tour to colonial buildings, Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, Kandawgyi lake and have sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda

Mingalabar! Welcome to Yangon, the biggest ecxiting hub of Myanmar. Upon your airport arrival, you will be greeted and welcomed by our guide and driver and then transferred to your hotel. After check in at your hotel and receive a brief freshening up before begin your city tour with us. Firstly, we head to Pansodan street and take a walk to to get a sense of Yangon's beauty with colonial buildings and many historical monuments dating back from 19th century before driving to visit Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda nearby and discover the 70 meters long and 16 meters high Reclining Buddha image. Next up, spend your time to chill out at the picturesque Kandawgyi Lake Park where you could take a leisurely stroll along the wooden footbridge across the serene lake and capture spectacle views of the beautiful giant floating Karaweik Palace. This is also the only place in Yangon to enjoy cultural show of traditional dance and music. When the sun sets down, find the way to visit Shwedagon Pgoda and experience the wonder of this inspiring pagoda, being left breathless with its vivid color and sacred atmosphere.  

Meals are on your own account. 

Uncover the diverse history and culture of Yangon

Welcome to Yangon - the biggest and most bustling city in Myanmar, a unique city in Southeast Asia with all nostalgic colors of time and culture reserved over centuries. If you are interested in colonial era architecture, a stroll down Yangon's colonial buildings will definitely blow you away by well-reserved images from the 20th century, with decaying facades filled with old paint and small trees squeezing through those little cracks. Moreover, proud of rich cultural tradition, Yangon will amaze you with plenty of spiritual relics where you can experience the importance of Buddhism to the Burmese’s lives: tranquil Chaukhtatgyi Temple containing an over-200-feet-long reclining Buddha, the octagonal-shaped 2500 year old pagoda Sule Pagoda located in the heart of the city, and especially the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda - the massive 99 meter high gold plated pagoda with the diamond studded spire on top of a small hill in downtown Yangon. And don’t miss chance to meditate in pagoda’s mystical atmosphere beautifully lit up after dark.(Note: Selected schedules will be appropriately handpicked according to specific package)

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    Drive to visit Bago elephant camp and Golden Rock temple

After early breakfast, we soon start out a rural escape by car to Bago region to visit Wingabaw Elephant Resort Camp where you could meet and interact with a special family of 14 wild elephants. Upon arrival at 9:00 am, you could have chance to watch elephant dancing show, feed them foods and trek through the nearby forest where they are gazing over. After having fun time with these lovely giants in wildlife habitat, you could gain deeper appreciation for this one of the most treasured native species in Myanmar.
After lunch break, get in car and we continue with a scenic 2.5-hour drive to Golden Rock temple located on top of Kyaikhtiyo mountain. When reach the base camp in the foot of mountain, we join in a local open-air truck and continue a 45-minute ride up to last stop at Kyaikhtiyo village. Check in the nearby Mountain Top hotel – the nicest local hotel, which is just 10 minutes walking from Golden Rock. When the sun is about to set down, we climb up to visit the giant sacred Golden Rock which is hanging over a steep cliff overlooking a deep valley. While the sun is shining its last lights over the rock, the gold coat make it look like a sparkeling set of treasure. Joing the lines of ardent believers praying quietly the rock among thousands burning candles, little bells and good smell of incense sticks, it is the right time for you to relax your mind in between the peaceful atmosphere and impressive scenery the place has to offer.
Lunch and dinner are on your own account

Experience wonderful nature with wild elephants in Bago

Just about 60 km north from Yangon, for any nature and amimal lovers, dont miss a natural setting in Bago region called Winga Baw Elephant camp, also known as one of few important elephant orphanage of Myanmar. Here you could get some heartwarming experiences with friendly young elephants who used to live in different remote forests around the country. Beside watching elephant dancing show at 8:30 am, enjoy your time playing with these gentle giants or feeding them with milk, canes or corns before witnessing them in their natural habitat as the they roam over the nearby jungle. Be prepared for surprise as sometimes they could apprear out of no where after a while hiding away among the bushes. Just slow down and have your sense put in turn for nature and wild beloved friends. 

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Meditate in the magical Golden Rock pagoda

Known as one of the most sacred sites in devout Buddhist Myanmar, Golden Rock pagoda is rather outstanding and attractive for its special location and bizzare look with a giant golden rock precariously balancing on the edge of a cliff on the top of Kyaikhtiyo mountain. In order to visit the rock pagoda, you are to join a thrilling open truck ride up on the winding road through the forest mountain. Just like a special roller coaster trip, 45-minute driving up mountain will surely get you into the feeling of free and exhilarated before reaching the Golden rock and admire the breath-taking scene of the majestic gilded rock between the spectacular nature surrounding.   

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    Breakfast

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    Have sunrise in Golden Rock temple, Trek through YaThaeTaung hill village

If you are fond of catching dreamy sunrise, you are invited to revisit the mountain top and Golden Rock again with us in the early morning. Don’t forget to take a long your camera and capture the awe-struck beauty of the golden rock when the very first light pouring down. After breakfast at hotel, have some time for relaxation at hotel with maybe a hot cup of coffee or tea. Afternoon comes,we walk down to get some exhilarating experience of local life in YaThaeTaung village. Just 2 km from Golden Rock, this is a less visited yet attractive village which could impress you with its thatched houses hiding themselves deep in the forest mountain. Along the way, there are plenty of opportunities for you to see how local argriculture life is going, how children enjoy their free time after school, with carefree smile timidly waiving and saying “Mingalabar” to any friendly passing-by visitors. Stop anywhere and wrap all special moments into your camara  so all senses of this slow but healthy and unstressedlife will last forever.Have beautiful sunset in the mountain before a relaxed evening then.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Discover peaceful countryside in the unique hill village

Over the cold stay on top mountain of Kyaikhtiyo, a soft trek meandering the lush jungle-covered mountain and its little villages will make your Golden Rock trip more highlighted and extensive. Grasp an excellent chance to capture and live up the simple nature beauty in perfect harmony with vibrant hill tribe culture in which authentic Mon people spend most of the time together farming, weaving and having fun in their unique thatched houses. Feel free to stop at anywhere for stunning pictures or random chat with any passing friendly villagers.

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    Breakfast

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    Visit morning local market in Kyeekanpasat, go down mountain by hill truck and take a return trip to Yangon by car

After breakfast at the hotel, take a short walk to experience busy sense of a local market in Kyeekanpasat (Mouth of Crow) village and opportunity to purchase and enjoy the rare local products and fruits from the hill. When it is about mid morning, jump in a downhill hill truck to return Kin Pun base where our private care waited you for a back trip to Yangon. Arrive Yangon in mid afternoon, check in your hotel again and have a good time to recharge after a strenuous journey.

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

  • Meals:

    Breakfast

  • Transfer:
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    Check out hotel, transfer to airport, depart

Free until check out your hotel, according to your flight schedule, transfer to Yangon international airport with driver. Find the way to catch up your departure flight home then. End of services.

  • Meals:

    Breakfast

Inclusions

Meals
4 Breakfasts
Accommodation
Hotel (4 nights),
Transport
Car, , Walking
Included Services
  •   4-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  •   Private transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  •   Baggage handling fees for airport in & out
  •   Local English-speaking guides
  •   Entrance fees, hill truck as per itinerary
  •   Purified water 0.5 ml (2) bottle & (2) wet towels on sightseeing days
  •   Government and road taxes
  •   Personal assistance

Exclusions

  •   International flights
  •   Travel insurance
  •   Visa stamp fees
  •   Early check-in & late check-out surcharge
  •   Exceed baggage KG at domestic airports in Myanmar.
  •   Personal expenses
  •   Meals, transfers not mentioned
  •   Drinks not mentioned
  •   Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
  •   Surcharge for Christmas or New year’s eve gala dinner at hotel (if required)
  •   Others not mentioned

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