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From Yangon: Full Day Excursion to Golden Rock

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US$ 145.00
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What to Expect
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Stop At: Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Kin Pun Myanmar

At 05:30 AM. pick up from your hotel in Yangon and start overland drive to Kin Pun "base camp" of Golden Rock (110 miles – 4 hours) and onward to Kyaiktiyo (the "Golden Rock"), a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaves and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. Arrive Kim Pun Based Camp at approx noon. As soon as arriving to the Kim Pun Base Camp at about 1000 AM, you will take the open truck to reach to the mountain top pagoda. After arriving to the top of the mountain pagoda, you can visit the Golden Rock Pagoda and take the photo around there. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant en-route.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Shwemawdaw Paya, Bago Myanmar

After lunch, leave from Kyaikhto and return back to Yangon via Bago. Short visit in Bago includes great Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which is over a thousand years old.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shwethalyaung Buddha, Bago Myanmar

Its spire is even taller than that of Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda, the 55-meter-long reclining Shwe Thalyaung Buddha Image, one of the country's most revered objects. Then, continue drive to Yangon, with a brief stop at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, famous for its four giant Buddha figures. Drive back to Yangon.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Myanmar

Then, continue drive to Yangon, with a brief stop at Kyaik Pun Pagoda, famous for its four giant Buddha figures. Drive back to Yangon.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taukkyan War Cemetery, No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar

If time permit, visit Allied War Cemetery in Htauk Kyant. Arrive back to your hotel in the late evening.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from your hotel in Yangon City area. Please advise your hotel's name.

Drop-off at your hotel in Yangon City area.
Departure Time
5:15 AM
Return Details
Drop-off at your hotel in Yangon City area.
  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned Vehicle,
  • English speaking guide service,
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant,
  • 1 Purified Water Bottle / 1 Snow Towel per day during the tour,
  • Pick up/drop off at Hotel
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Kyaiktiyo Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Shwemawdaw Paya
  • Entry/Admission - Shwethalyaung Buddha
  • Entry/Admission - Kyaik Pun Pagoda
  • Services not mentioned in our itinerary,
  • Hotel accommodation,
  • Meals not specified,
  • Camera Fees,
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • As you will be visiting religious sites, please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, and remember to take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas.
  • This tour is not available during the Water Festival between 12 to 18 Apr. During this time, everything in town is closed: restaurants, shops, markets, Museum, etc. Driving through Yangon is extremely difficult if not impossible because people celebrate the famous water-festival. You cannot avoid of getting very wet because everyone throws water at everybody. People drive through the city in open cars and there are stages along the street where people throw water. Everybody going up will get very wet.
  • Due to road conditions, travel in this region is not recommended during the monsoon season (June - September).
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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