Duration  : 5 Days and 4 Nights
 Places : Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Thanlyin - Yangon 
 Tour Code : MTP-00001

Day 1 Arrival Yango


Arrive at Yangon airport in the morning. Meet with your guide will welcome you with welcome board. From the Airport, start your sightseeing with drive through the Colonial Style Buildings downtown, the Chinatown area and the Indian quarter. Enjoy your photo stop at Sule Pagoda and City Hall. Continue visit to Botathaung Pagoda close to the Yangon Wharves. There is a sort of mirrored maze inside the stupa, with glass showcases containing many of the ancient relics.

Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, check-into your hotel. After refreshment at hotel, start your sightseeing with visit to Bogyoke (Scott) Market (closed on every Mondays & Public Holidays) and it has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts. Continue to the reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, is almost as large as the enormous figure in Bago Shwethalyaung. Then drive to Kandawgyi Park and take photo of Shwedagon Pagoda from Kandawgyi Park. Enjoy sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda, the 'heart' of Buddhist Myanmar. The Pagoda is believed to be 2,600 years old and there are always full with many people praying and making offer ings at Shwedagon and especially on Full Mon days and religious days. Enjoy Myanmar Dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation at hotel, Yangon.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Yangon – Kyaiktiyo


In the morning, have your breakfast and drive out of Yangon to the ancient capital of Bago (Pegu), about 2 hours drive north east of Yangon. From Bago, drive through seemingly endless paddy fields to the small town of Kyaikto and on to the 'base camp' of Kinpun. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, take a local truck/bus up a bumpy track about half way up the mountain. (Private trucks are available at extra costs – please ask your guide to arrange). From here, walk up the path which climbs steeply to the legendary 'Golden Rock'. (The climb takes around 1 hour and those unwilling, or not fit enough to walk can hire four porters to carry them in a sedan chair). The climb offers magnificent views over the surrounding countryside and the opportunity to make friends with the many local people who make the pilgrimage to Kyaiktiyo. The incredible 'Golden Rock' sits precariously on top of the mountain, and is said to balance thanks to a precisely placed hair of Buddha. Weather permitting, sunset views from Mount Kyaiktiyo are amazing. Dinner at local restaurant or hotel. Accommodation at hotel, Kyaikhtiyo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 Kyaiktiyo – Bago – Yangon


Breakfast at hotel. Early risers may enjoy returning to the Golden Rock; about 10 minutes walk from the Kyaikto Hotel or 60 minutes from the Golden Rock Hotel, to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, walk down the mountain and return by truck to your car/minibus, or alternatively walk all the way down to the base camp at Kinpun. Drive back to Bago and visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which has a stupa inlaid with diamonds and is Bago's golden landmark. See Shwethalyaung Buddha, which dates from 994 and is revered throughout Myanmar as the most beautiful Reclining Buddha. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bago. Just outside Bago, visit Kyaikpun Pagoda with four 30-meter high Buddha figures seated back to back. An optional visit is included on the way back to Yangon at the British War Cemetery near Htauk Kyan. Arrive Yangon in the evening and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and accommodation at hotel, Yangon.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Day4 Yangon Sightseeing – Thanlyin – Yangon

thanlyin-pagoda-01After breakfast at hotel, start to travel sightseeing Swe Taw Myat Pagoda, was believed to be one of the teeth of the Gautama Buddha who died some 2,500 years ago. Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, is one of the largest marble Buddha Images in Myanmar. White elephants according to Myanmar culture foster stability, peace and prosperity in a nation. In the afternoon, drive out of Yangon across the Yangon River by way of the Than Lyin Bridge, which was built by Chinese engineers. Take a lunch at Pwint restaurant. And then Syriam is a small settlement with a fascinating history. At various times a Hindu colony, Portuguese enclave and trading centre, Syriam was also at one time part of the Pegu Empire that held sway over the southern provinces of Myanmar. Indeed, Syriam was even the country’s main port until it was replaced by Yangon. Visit a local market in Than Lyin (Syriam) and continue to Kyauk Tan a charming place with bustling streets lined with foodstalls and restaurants. Take a short rowing boat trip to see Ye-Le Pagoda, situated on a tiny island in the middle of the river, and guarded by two colourful ogres. Return to hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day  5 Yangon departure

Breakfast at hotel. This morning, transfer to Yangon Airport for your departure flight.

Meals included: Breakfast