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Home Eco Tour in Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock – Mawlamyine–Hpa An –Yangon (6days/5nights) EMT-5559

Myanmar Eco Tour Itineraries

 

 

Eco Tour in Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock – Mawlamyine–Hpa An –Yangon

(6 days/ 5 nights)

EMT-5559

DAY 1: Yangon Arrival and Sightseeing

yangon12Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by  our tour guide. Check in hotel. Yangon sightseeing includes; the Royal Park, one of the most popular green spaces in the downtown area of Yangon. Here you see the glittering Karaweik Barge, a replica of the Royal Bridge and enjoy the view over the lake up to the Shwedagon Pagoda. Visit to the city center with the gilded 2500 years Sule Pagoda. And visit colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park. Then drive to stroll through a narrow street of China Town including the short visit to Tao Temple. Then, shortly before sunset, the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda will glitter in the soft light of the early evening. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 02: Yangon – Bago – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

bago4After breakfast at hotel, drive to Kyaikhtiyo and on the way Bago sightseeing. Visit to Kyat Khet Wine Monastery, where a thousand monks take their last meal of the day at 10:00 am in total silence. Then continue to Kyaikthiyo, one of Myanmar’s landmark, which is famous for its position and religious importance: Kyaikhtiyo the “Golden Rock “, huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. To reach the pagoda from Kin Pun a steep 11km road leads to the upper staging point by truck. Take a light trekking on the summit through bamboo forest. Enjoy the sunset beauty on the hill top and overnight at the hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.

DAY 03: GOLDEN ROCK - MAWLAMYINE

kyaikhtyio1After early breakfast, proceed to Mawlamyine (170 Km – 4 hours). Upon arrival in Mawlamyine, check in at hotel on Strand Road among historic buildings from colonial era. Afternoon sightseeing includes Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyaik Thanlan Pagoda, a major temple site in Myanmar; Seindon Mibaya Kyaung. where King Mindon’s queen sought refuge, and the Zyegyi Market. Overnight stay in Mawlamyine.

DAY 04: MAWLAMYINE – Hpa An

mawlamyaingAfter breakfast transfer to Jetty to take Boat on Thanlwin River with Thinlwin Princess Ferry Boat for Mawlamyine to Hpa-An (one stop at on the way to Hpa An to explore daily life of rural peoples. Upon arrival transfer to hotel and take a rest few minutes. Evening sightseeing include Kawgoon Cave (an invaluable cultural heritage questionably dates back to 7-AD), Yathe Pyan Cave and sunset at Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda. Overnight at Hpa-An.

DAY 05: Hpa An – Yangon

hpaanAfter breakfast drive back to Yangon. En-route visit to Bayint Nyi Cave. Evening arrival at Yangon.

DAY 06: Yangon Departure

yangon_4After breakfast at hotel transfer to airport for departure.

 
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