provides a thorough exploration of all essential places and
events of Yangon and its environs, such as Bago, Golden Rock
pagoda and Twante. The best available tour program to
experience around Yangon for most outstanding highlights”
Day 1: Arrival in Yangon international airport,
welcomed by tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Full day
city tour in Yangon starts with drive through the
colonial style buildings downtown, the Chinatown area
and the Indian quarter. Visit center's useful landmark,
Sule Zedi with its golden octagonal pagoda. Continue to
Temple of Chaukhtatgyi reclining Buddha. Stop
alongside Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake to take photographs
over the lake towards Shwedagon. Enjoy the sunset at
“Its stupa with gilded gold leaves is the
« heart » of Buddhist Myanmar. The pagoda is believed to be
2,500 years old and the central is surrounded by dozens of
intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are
always many Myanmar people praying and making offerings at
Shwedagon, and it's a fascinating place to spend time
watching the world go by”
Return to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon.
Yangon- Golden Rock Pagoda
Day 2: Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive for 4
hours, through seemingly endless paddy fields to the small
town of Kyaikto and on to the "base camp" of
Kinpun, where take a truck up a bumpy track about half
way up the mountain. Check into hotel. From here, walk up
the path which climbs 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 many local people who make the pilgrimage to Kyaikhtiyo.
The incredible "Golden Rock" sits precariously on top of the
mountain, and is said to balance thanks to a precisely
placed hair relics of Buddha. Weather permitting, sunset
views from Mount Kyaikhtiyo are amazing. Return to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel. (B)
* Guests are expected, in case, to foresee
additional own charges for porters when sedan chair taken.
(Approximately US$ 15 per person).
Golden Rock Pagoda- Bago-
Day 3: Breakfast at hotel. Walk down the mountain
and return by truck to your car. Drive back to Yangon via
Bago, bustling commercial town located nearest from
Yangon (80 km) where visit Shwemawdaw pagoda which
has a stupa inlaid with diamonds and is Bago's golden
landmark. See Shwetharlyaung Buddha, which dates from
994 and is revered throughout Myanmar as the most beautiful
Reclining Buddha. An optional tour is included on the way
back to Yangon at the British War Cemetery near Htauk Kyan.
Check into hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B)
Yangon- Twante- Yangon
Day 4: Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to
jetty for day excursion to Twante, a village with very much
original character, by RV Mahaythi cruise on Yangon River.
Upon arrival after passing into Twante canal which is
interesting with daily life of rural habitations, visit to
Shwesandaw Pagoda, and pottery area where a large
part of the population in Twante is engaged in production
pottery. Walking through the many workshops where locals are
busy molding pots, we will be able to observe this very
traditional craft. Cruising back to Yangon in the early
afternoon. Lunch will be served on board. Leisure at Yangon
in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon. (B)
* Lunch on board included in cruise price
Day 5: Breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing
with local market in typical atmosphere of bustling
activities, and proceed to central station to take circular
train, about one hour, as an alternative way of visit in
Yangon to most authenticities. Afternoon sightseeing
includes Kabaaye (world peace) pagoda which was
dedicated for 6th Buddhist synod, Naga glass factory
where hand-made glass making techniques could be observed,
and sunset panoramic view along famous Inya lake bank.
Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon. (B)
Day 6: Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour to
National Museum with an 8-meter-high Golden Lion Throne
and Mandalay Royal Regalia. A stop at Bogyoke (Scott) Market
gives travelers the opportunity to see Myanmar's wide range
of handicrafts. Leisure at hotel until the transfer to
airport for international departure. (B)
* B – Breakfast only throughout the tour
Temples of Dynasty wish you an excellent journey through the
Golden Land of Myanmar
Accommodations stay at the hotel with daily breakfast as
twin sharing basic.
All transfer, sight-seeing, and excursion with private
air-conditioned coach including driver service and fuel.
Detailed itineraries as per program.
All entrance fees payable in US$ for the sites and monuments
as per program.
English-speaking local guide throughout the journey from
Yangon to Yangon.
Myanmar visa fees.
Airport tax for international departure.
Meals except breakfast.
* Surcharge can be applied for foreign
language-speaking guide, and for full board or half board
* Above tour can be customized according to your own travel
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