DAY 01: ARRIVE YANGON (-/-/-)
DAY 02: YANGON – BAGO – KYAIKHTO (B/-/-)
DAY 03: KYAIKHTIYO (GOLDEN ROCK) (B/-/-)
DAY 04: KYAIKHTIYO -HPA-AN (B/-/-)
DAY 05: BIKING & KAYAKING IN HPA AN (B/-/-)
DAY 06: HPA AN – MAWLAMYINE (B/-/-)
DAY 07: BILU ISLAND – SHAMPOO ISLAND – MAWLAMYINE (B/-/-)
DAY 08: MAWLAMYINE – YANGON (B/-/-)
DAY 09: YANGON SIGHTSEEING (B/-/-)
DAY 10: YANGON – DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by our tour speaking guide.
Transfer to hotel for check in and leisure. Overnight in Yangon.
After breakfast at the hotel, our tour starts leading to Bago, 16th-century capital. On the way, a few minutes stop of War Cemetery for a photo shoot. When we arrive Bago, first we visit Kyaik Khat Wain Monastery, to see the monk’s life in the monastery and lunch process together. Then, visit Shwe Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha, 55 meters long, Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, 28-meter-high huge image, Kyaikpun Pagoda and continue visit to Kanbawzathardi Golden Palace of King Bayinnaung, can see the replica palace with original teak posts. Then, continue to drive to Kyaikhto and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will pick you up at the hotel for a trip to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda known as “Golden Rock”. Direct drive to basecamp and then take an open public truck up to the top of the mountain around one hour. You can feel the truck is driving within a monsoon forest with mountain ranges. Then, walk around 20 minutes to our destination, along the road, both sides have many shops and restaurants. When arriving at the main pilgrimage site, can see the scared boulder covered by gold leaves is balanced precariously on the very edge of a cliff, 3000 ft above sea level and enjoy the sunset from this unforgettable site. The 9000-candle lighting festival held twice a year of the Golden Rock Pagoda are popular among the events in Myanmar. Return to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast at hotel, continue trip to Hpa-an, capital of Kayin state. Hpa an is located on the bank of Thanlwin river. It is surrounded by beautiful scenery of limestone cliffs, cave with hot spring, scared mountains, cloud-scraping islands. Hpa an is absolutely stunning in its environs.
We will visit Bayintnyi Cave with hot spring, and Kawkon Cave – natural lime stone cave that the rock surface is profusely decorated with different kinds of clay Buddha images and votive tablets, and it can be datable to 15th century A.D. Hanthawaddy period.
In the afternoon, tour continue to visit Saddan Cave, one of the big natural cave, can be crossed during a 2o minutes walk through a long dark tunnel (with electric light) till you find an exit of natural paradise. From the exit, take a small canoe ride passing under the stone cave and through endless rice paddy fields and rocks surrounded by natural landscape make unforgettable moment for you. Then, going back to Hpa an, enjoy sunset and leisure at scenic riverside Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda. Overnight in Hpa an.
Enjoy morning breathtaking scenery sunrise and biking through villages and limestone mountains, will stops at landmarks Kyauk Ka Lap Pagoda and sit at local tea shop for a while.
After that, start a leisurely kayak trip takes us toward the village through the paddy fields, where meet with friendly Kayin people and you can observe their local customs and the way the houses built in accord with the tradition decorated with handicrafts and you will see the dress style too. Enjoy a home cooked lunch at a local family’s home. Late afternoon, back to hotel for leisure.
In the evening, for relax walking and stroll along the bank of the river with a good atmosphere and can taste of local foods at many restaurants. Overnight in Hpa an.
Optional Hot air Balloon flight at sunrise in Hpa an, available with surcharge.
Morning drive to Mawlamyine and on the way stop at U Nar Auk Monastery, which fantastic reliefs displaying the history of Buddha life. Arrive Mawlamyine, capital of Mon State and famous of port to export teak and muttabin Jar in colonial period. Check in hotel.
After relax a few minutes, visit to the famous market, mosque and church for to take photos. Then, continue visit to the hill top for watch Queen Sein Tone monastery of its awesome woodcarving decorated and Win Sein Tawya, biggest reclining Buddha. In the evening, visit U Zina Pagoda, can see the panoramic view and sunset from there. Overnight at hotel in Mawlamyine.
After breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip to Bilu Island, which is comprises 78 villages that are home to more than 200,000 people live. Walk through the village where we can observe the way of life, rice paddies, rubber plantations and maintains a remarkable range of traditional cottage industries.
And then, continue to visit Shamppo Island (Gaung Se Kyun), one of the religious places like hair washing ceremonies were performed on the tiny rock outcrop. In the afternoon, back to Mawlayine and overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Yangon about 6 hours.
Arrive Yangon, no activities for this day and overnight in Yangon.
Today sightseeing starts for visit to the old colonial-style city center with city hall, Mahabandoola Park with Independence Monument, Pansodan Street and and Yangon Jetty by Car. Then continue to visit Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market, (close on every Monday & Public holiday) and famous of its shops of souvenir, handicrafts, luxury item, foot wares, clothing, jewelary, food stuff and paintings.
In the afternoon, the tour continues to visit Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha and continue visit to Karaweik Hall (Royal barge) on the Royal lake and Kandawgyi Park to relax and for to take photo. And the last tour visit for today is world famous Shwedagon Pagoda. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine before sunset. Overnight in Yangon.
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Yangon int’l airport to connect for your departure flight.
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Tour price includes
- Hotel accommodation with twin/double sharing room base included breakfast
- Transportation for tour class car with air-conditioned.
- Bike & Kayak in Hpa an
- Boat trip in Mawlamyine
- 1 Lunch in Village
- 02 Drinking Water & 02 Towel in sightseeing.
- Experience English Speaking Guide
- Entrance Fee
- 24/7 support
- Service charges included
Tour price excludes
- Extra cost or missing tour due to flight delay or cancel
- Other services not mentioned in the including
- Tipping for Guide & Driver
- Hot air Balloon in Hpa an
- Online Visa Fee for Myanmar: USD 50.00 p/pax
- International flight from/to Myanmar.
- Personal expenses such as beverages, telephone calls, and laundry service, mini bar, etc