|: 4 DAYS|
|: YANGON|MAWLAMYINE|HPA AN|GOLDEN ROCK|YANGON|
|: Trip Overview
Discover Burma’s lesser visited areas as you explore colonial architecture, hillside temples, region’s agriculture, Buddha-filled caves and amazing Golden Rock.
Day 1 Yangon to Mawlamyine
Arrive Mawlamyine & balance of the day at leisure to walk along the busy strand road and sunset over Thanlwin River.
Overnight in Mawlamyine – 2 nights
Accommodation : Hotel Queen Javadevi, deluxe room
Day 2 Discover Mawlamyine
Finish your day of sightseeing Mawlamyine with a visit to Queen Sein Don Monastery, and U Zina Pagoda before sunset over the Than Lwin River from View point
Day 3 Drive Mawlamyine to Golden Rock via sightseeing to Hpa An
Visit religiously significant caves such as Saddan cave which is the most impressive limestone cave in the region we also pass through an entire limestone mountain range with views to small lake and fields , Kawgun Cave, hidden away in the hills the cave was discovered in 1975 and contains thousands of 7th century tiny clay Buddha images and carvings, hidden precariously over the walls and roof of the main cave , the picturesque Kyauk Kalat, a standalone rock islet in the middle of a small lake; the Lumbini Garden, a park housing one thousand Buddha images with the majestic Mount Zwekabin as its backdrop.
Your journey will continue to Golden Rock. On arrival at Kimpun based camp, take 45 mins ride on the public truck to the summit. The Golden Rock is one of Myanmar's most sacred sites. Balancing its great weight on the cliff edge, the Golden Rock is an extraordinary natural feature. According to the Buddhist legend, it is only kept in place by a hair of Buddha. Witness the nature , culture & traditions of local people, monks & nuns by enjoying the breathtaking view and the cooler air on top of the mountain.
Watch the sun set over this magnificent vista before returning to your hotel just a few minutes away.
Overnight at the Golden Rock – 1 night
Accommodation : Mountain Top Hotel, deluxe room
Day 4 Golden Rock – Yangon
Validity : From February to September 2018 (price is not valid for water festival period from 12 to 17 April)
Private transfer & transport in air-conditioned vehicle & driver
Cool tissue and mineral water during touring
Local guide service not mention above
Truck (to/from The Golden Rock)
Services not mentioned above
Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) is terribly busy with local pilgrimage from mid Oct to end of Feb especially Myanmar public holidays and weekend days. We will not suggest the clients to engage with those days and will change order of itinerary to avoid crowded days.
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