Weekend package to golden rock

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YANGON | KYEIKHTIYO | YANGON
2 – 8 Pax / May 2017 – April 2018/ 4 Days – 3 Nights
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DAY 1 – FRIDAY: ARRIVAL TO YANGON – SIGHTSEEING[-/ L/ D]
DAY 2 – SATURDAY: YANGON – KYEIKHTIYO SIGHTSEEING [B/L/D]
DAY 3 – SUNDAY: KYEIKHTIYO – BAGO – YANGON[B/L/D]
DAY 4 – MONDAY: DEPARTURE HOME[B/-/-]

DAY 1- FRIDAY: ARRIVAL TO YANGON – SIGHTSEEING[-/ L/ D]

Land at Yangon International Airport in the morning by FLIGHT TBC
Meet & greet by your English speaking guide and transfer to “House of Memories Restaurant” for lunch. After Lunch , visit the magnificent Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi, take a photo stop at the Karaweik Hall, a ‘Hamsa-bird’ shaped floating barge on Kandawgyi (Royal) Lake. Complete your first day in Myanmar with an extended visit to one of the world’s most spectacular monument, the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Shwedagon Pagoda – One of Buddhism’s most sacred sites, is adorned with 27 metric tons of gold leaf, along with thousands of diamonds and other gems, and is believed to enshrine eight hairs of the Gautama Buddha as well as relics of three former Buddha’s.
After the tour return back to the hotel and free at leisure before departure for welcome dinner
Welcome Dinner at Pandomar Restaurant – http://www.myanmar-restaurantpadonmar.com/

DAY 2 – SATURDAY: YANGON – KYEIKHTIYO SIGHTSEEING [B/L/D]

Breakfast at the hotel
After breakfast, drive through BAGO to Kinpun Base Camp (foot of Kyaikhtiyo-194km-5hrs). Along the way to Bago, you’ll enjoy the country side atmospheric views.
Kyaiktiyo Pagoda – A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Burma. It is a small pagoda built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by devotees. According to legend, the Golden Rock itself is precariously perched on a strand of the Buddha’s hair. The balancing rock seems to defy gravity, as it perpetually appears to be on the verge of rolling down the hill. The rock and the pagoda are at the top of Mt. Kyaiktiyo. It is the third most important Buddhist pilgrimage site in Burma after the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Mahamuni Pagoda. A glimpse of the “gravity defying” Golden Rock is believed to be enough of an inspiration for any person to turn to Buddhism.
Lunch will be at the local little restaurant on the way to Kyaikhtiyo.
Continue to Kyaikhtiyo (The Golden Rock) a step and rough 11km road to upper level point, it drive with open trucks (No Roof).The journey made sitting on benches in the truck which are very crowed and very uncomfortable and final stage level have to walk about 4 km by narrow paths which 500 m to Golden Rock. As your choice, you can be carried in chairs by four strong porters, an Extra cost will US$16 per pax. Luggage will be carried by porters. When you arrival on, get breathing with fresh air and watching the sunset or down at this important pilgrimage site.
Check-in to the hotel and time to relax before dinner will be served
Dinner will be served at hotel’s restaurant

DAY 3 – SUNDAY: KYEIKHTIYO – BAGO – YANGON [B/L/D]

Breakfast at the hotel
If time permit, on the way we going to visit Bago – the ancient Mon Capital located about 80 km north- west of Yangon. On our sightseeing highlights tour you will see Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung – the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha
Shwethalyaung Buddha – Legend has it that this gorgeous reclining Buddha was built by the Mon king Mgadeikpa in the 10th century. Measuring 180ft long and 53ft high, the monuments little finger alone extends 10ft. Following the destruction of Bago in 1757, the huge Buddha was overgrown by jungle and not rediscovered until 1881, when a contractor unearthed it while building the Yangon–Bago railway line.
After the tour transfer to Yangon and check-in to the hotel
Dinner will be served at hotel’s restaurant

DAY 4 – MONDAY: DEPARTURE HOME[B/-/-]

Breakfast at the hotel
Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight back home – FLIGHT TBC
Lunch on your own account

INCLUSIONS

3 x nights hotel accommodation with breakfast, service charge and tax included in twin/double sharing rooms
Meals as mentioned as per itinerary (daily Breakfasts ; 3 Lunches; 3 Dinners)
All transfers by comfortable air-conditioned Saloon or Van as per itinerary with mineral water and cold towels (2 bottles of 500ml water per person/day)
English speaking station guides
All tours and sightseeing with entrance fees as per program included
All service charges, government taxes and handling fees

EXCLUSIONS

All International flight tickets to/from Myanmar
Visa to Myanmar @ USD 50 per person, can be applied online at http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/
Individual expenses of guests not mentioned in the itinerary (laundry, minibar, extra food and beverage out of formed menus or not mentioned in the INCLUSIONS.)
Tip for guides & drivers, bellboys, boats, restaurants (suggested at USD 6/pax/day)
Personal travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
Any other cost not mentioned in the Inclusions

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