Program Name Holidays in Myanmar
Trip Code VM-4
Coverage Yangon-Bago-Golden Rock-Hpa An-Mawlamyine-Yangon
Duration 6D.5N
Availability January to May’s 18
Description Explore the attractions during 4days by visiting both ethnic tribes at remote areas and the popular sites in Myanmar, tourists not only can relax, but also see the insights of local life, history, belief in custom as well as the beautiful scenery. This program attracts the tourist who would like to see the busiest city Yangon with many interesting things and a pagoda at the top of the huge golden rock surrounded by green beautiful mountain ranges and full of interesting stories.
High Lights
Yangon
  • Yangon which boasts the largest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia
  • The gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar's most sacred Buddhist pagoda
Bago
  • Bago, capital city of Mon kingdom.
  • The tallest pagoda in Myanmar, Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda
Golden Rock
  • Golden Rock, a pagoda on the balancing granite boulder cover with gold leaves
  • A major Pilgrimage Site
Hpa An
  • A beautiful town with amazing landscapes, mountains and beautiful caves
  • Trekking experience
Mawlamyine
  • Mawlamyine, which is the main trading center and seaport in South Eastern of the country
  • Unforgettable sunset from the terrace of Kyaik Thalan

DAY 1 – Arrival at Yangon ( Dinner )

Arrive at Yangon International airport , meet and welcome by your guide. Then, visit to Shwedagon pagoda, landmark of Myanmar. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel in Yangon.

DAY 2 – Yangon–Bago – Kyaikhtiyo ( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner )

After breakfast, travel to Bago is far 80km from Yangon and also an ancient capital of 16th century Mon Kingdom and photo stop at HtaukKyant war memorial cemetery compound in which allied forces fallen soldiers in the Myanmar campaign were honorably kept. And then before lunch visit the Kyat Kha Wine monastery that has about 700 monks living and learning the Buddha teachings.

Lunch at local restaurant. Then, continue travel to Golden Rock, is a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. To reach the pagoda from KIN PUN base camp, change to the open roof truck and the upper area must be traveled by foot to the Golden Rock, (If you wish, walk approximately 4 km (1 hour) from the middle camp and the walk is up a steep path ascending some 500m to the GOLDEN ROCK on top of the mountain range.) On arrival you can enjoy great views over the surrounding jungle, the panoramic view, the beautiful mountain range and enjoy the sunset. Dinner and overnight at hotel on the top.


 

DAY 3 – Mawlamyine Full Day Sightseeing (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Then, drive to Mawlamyine, the heart of Mon State. Located on the Gulf of Mottama at the mouth of Thanlwin River, the city also names as “Moulmein” was used to be a port city for teak export in British Colonial time. Despite the third large city of the country, this picturesque capital and the largest city of Mon State still retains its quiet charm being surrounded by sleepy fishing villages.

On the way, visit Pa Auk Taw Ya, one of the largest mediation center in the country. In Mawlamyine, visit Queen Sein Don Monastery, a 100year old wooden structure, originally the residence of King Mindon’s queen. Proceeds to visit the famous Mahamuni Pagoda, the largest temple complex in the city built in the “Mon Style”. Visit and shop also at Myoma Market. Finally, visit the view point Kyaikthalan Pagoda, a spectacular hillside temple. Take a lift from the road to the main platform of the pagoda, offering a great refreshing panoramic view of the lovely charismatic town and vast tranquil river. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine.

(From Golden Rock to Mawlawmyine, it will take approx 2Hrs.)

 

DAY 4 – Hpa An Full Day Sightseeing ( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner )

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. After that, enjoy a scenic drive heading for the less explored Kayin State and its sleepy capital of Hpa An, the capital of Kayin State, surrounded by limestone cliffs, wide lakes and mountain ranges. Upon arrival, visit the shallow Kaw-goon, an invaluable cultural heritage questionably dating back to 7-AD. And also visit the Buddha-filled cave of Kha Yon and Lumbini Garden with thousands of Buddha images at the base of Mt. Zwekabin. The 1000 Buddha statues and the 722 Meter high mountain are giving the place a mystic touch. And photo-stop at Kyauk Kalat, a pagoda which is built on layers of natural rock formations. Finally, ends sightseeing with Shwe-Yin-Myaw pagoda where you enjoy an overlooking view of sunset the famous Thanlwin River at sunset.

(From Mawlamyine to Hpa An, it will take approx 2Hrs.)

DAY 5 – Hpa An – Bago Full Day Sightseeing (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast at hotel, drive back to Bago.

Visit Shwe Maw Daw pagoda, the tallest pagoda in Myanmar; and the imposing Kanbawzathari Palace of King Bayintnaung (1551-1581 AD). Proceeds to visit the Shwethalaung Pagoda, the most lifelike Reclining Buddha Image in Myanmar and can do shopping along the stairways. Finally, visit the four giant Buddha Imagae, Kyaik Pun Pagoda.

The directly drive back to Yangon. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

DAY 6 – Yangon -Departure (Breakfast/Lunch)

After breakfast at hotel, visit Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda, the most dominate reclining Buddha image in Yangon and leads to downtown area. Visit Sule Pagoda, City Hall, High Court, Mahabandoola Park with the great memorable independence monument and some other colonial historical buildings.

Lunch at local restaurant. Then, visit Bogyoke Market is a delight to explore which offers to buy many things like gems, goods, Myanmar traditional dress, souvenir and galleries, etc. Then, continued to visit Kyauktawgyi Pagoda which is the largest marble Buddha image in Myanmar and see the white elephants. At last, transfer to airport.

Price

Accommodations Prices net per Person (Adult) in US Dollar
Based on Twin & Triple sharing in a group of
Single Sup
2 Pax 4 Pax 8 Pax 10 Pax 15+1 FOC 19+1 FOC 25+1 FOC
5Stars or A 805 619 513 517 504 479 463 388
4Stars or B 681 539 443 415 430 406 392 305
3Stars or C 623 481 381 387 368 344 331 202
Including Excluding
  • Twin or double sharing hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Tours and sightseeing with Local English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Private air-conditioned tour car transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Full-board meals as indicated
  • All entrance and zone fee as mentioned
  • Service charges, room tax and handling fee.
  • Two bottles drinking water and snow towels daily
  • International flights in / out
  • Personal expense (porter charges, camera fee, laundry, soft drink, tips etc…)
  • Tax (5%) (if you transfer per bank)

Accommodation Using

PLACE A B C
Yangon
GOLDEN ROCK
MAWLAMYINE
HPA AN

Note : FOC must share with other person for accommodation. If the clients would like to have Buffet Dinner at Karaweik Palace, Rate is 25USD per pax.