EXPLORE GODLEN ROCK – HPA AN – MAWLAMYAING

Special Tour 5 Days / 4 Nights
Beijing, China Ngwe Saung beach, Chaungtha beach, Kayah, KANPALAT, MINDUT, Myitkyina, Putao, Kyaing Tong (Keng Tong), Nay Pyi Taw, Pyay, Mawlamyaing, Mrauk Oo, Sittwe, Taunggyi, Kakku, Amarapura, Inwa (Ava), Sagaing, Mingun, Hsipaw (Thipaw), Monywa, Lashio, Bagan, Yangon, INLE LAKE, BAGO, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), Mt.Popa, Salay, Kalaw Tour Guide: Travel Informations

TRIP HIGHLIGHT

Explore main four destinations in Yangon Extension trip by throughout road.  First visit Bago, the ancient capital of the Mon Kingdom. Visit  Shwemawdaw Pagoda ,the tallest one in Myanmar and  Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha  as heritage sites of the region . Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo ) , huge golden rock perched at its summit and the sacred religious pilgrimage site  in Myanmar , almost full with local pilgrimage for all seasons . Hpa An, the charming trading capital of Karen State, and Mawlamyaing  ,the first Britich Capital in past and Thanphyzayat Memorial and Bili Island visits.

ITINERARY

Tour Tittle : Exotic Inle Lake Discovery

Tour Type : Classic Tour

Tour Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Coverage : Yangon, Inle Lake

Tour Departure : Yangon

Tour End : Yangon

Tour Code : GO – 2004

Day 1: Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock ( B/-/-)

In the early morning, pick up at your hotel and trip excursion to ancient capital of Mon Kingdom, Bago (the Hansawaddy Dynasty)  ( 2Hours Drive from Yangon ) , Visit Shwe Pyi Resort ,is a great spot to rest for breakfast at tropical resort with  a wood carving museum which are sure to provide hours of entertainment.

visit include the Shwe-tha-lyaung, 55 meter long a huge reclining Buddha image  and Shwe-maw-daw Pagoda  the tallest pagoda in the country at 114m,the tallest and photo stop at the four seated Buddhas at Kyaik-pun .

And proceed and drive to the famous Golden Rock ( four hour drive) . First stop our car at Kinpun Base Camp, the departure point to the top of the mountain to see the Golden Rock. ( Leave our car at Kinpun Base Camp ) .  Change to truck by sharing local pilgrimages and experience an exhilarating ride in an open-air truck up the mountain. You can choose to either sit in the back of the truck or if seats are available in the front. Enjoy the scenic view along the way – a trip you won’t easily forget!  Arrive to Yathaethaung Point , drop at Cable Car station and change to cable ride by experiencing the surreal atmosphere at this holy place, the Golden Rock (Kyaik Hti Yoe pagoda), and the unforgettable panoramas from the top of the mountain, Overnight at near Hotel by Golden Rock Pagoda. Overnight stay at hotel in Goldn Rock Mountatin.

Day 2: Golden Rock – Hpa An ( B/-/-)

Beautiful sunrise is waiting for your morning. Breakfast at hotel and back to Kinpun Base Camp .Drice to Hpa-An ,Karen State  ( 3Hrs drive from Kinpun Base Camp) . Golden Orbit ‘s guide will take you to Kawgone Cave ; eight miles south of Hpa-An, the hidden gallery of 7th Century artwork within the cave. Thousands of Buddha images and carvings line the walls and roof of the cavern. The pagoda was first recorded in 1893 in an Archaeological survey of India Report.

After lunch at the local restaurant(own account), continue to the picturesque Kyauk Kalat, a standalone rock islet in the middle of a small lake.  And visit to Lumbani Garden & Mount Zwekabin: the tallest of a chain of limestone-mountains, 2372 feet is crowned by a stupa, said to contain a hair of the Buddha.( It is a long walk to the top so we recommend an early start. The mountain boasts fantastic views over the Kayin country-side.)

Depend on weather and have enough time , visit Saddan Cave  ,the most impressive cave in Karean State , this breathtakingly huge cavern contains a pagoda inside , passing through an entire limestone mountain range and exit to small lake and fields other side.

Enjoy the sunset at Shweyinmyaw Pagoda at the bank of Thanlwin River. Overnight at Hpa An.

Day 3 : Hpa An – Mawlamyaing – Thanbyuzayat ( B/-/-)

After breakfast , visit to Kayin Traditional shop , shopping and take photos for your memorable by feeling for Karean (Kayin) local life .Then proceed to Mawlamyaing , the 4th largest city of Myanmar (2nd Capital of British Burma) . ( 2Hrs drive from Hpa-An to Mawlamyaing). Visit U Nar Auk Monastery, he is well known as a Teak Merchant and did transportation business along Ayeyarwaddy River in Colonial Times.

Lunch at Mawlamyaing (own account) and trip excursion to Thanbyuzayat.Visit the Thanbyuzayat War Memorial ,that honors the allied troops of British, Australian , American and Dutch from the war  and Death Railway related prisoner of war cemetery for victims of Japanese imprisonment in Myanmar. It is at the Burmese end of the range of the Second World War railway construction, in Thanbyuzayat, 65 kilometres south of Mawlamyaing. Overnight stay hotel in at Mawlamyaing.

Day 4 : Mawlamyaing – Bilu Island ( B/-/-)

Today we explore Myanmar’s authentic rural life in Bilu Island ( 20 minutes drives by crossing over new bridge), a pleasant town that has been largely untouched by development. Touring by local pickup truck, we pass through idyllic rice paddy fields, rustic villages and palm lined roads. A visit to Cottage Industry Workshops allows us to learn about the how local crafts such as walking sticks, wooden pipes and pens are made.

After back to Mawlamyaing , visit city tour , feeding seagull on the bank of famous Thanlwin River ( Maylamyaing Bank) .Enjoy a sunset at the Kyaikthanlan Pagoda and transfer to Hpa An.

Overnight at Hpa An.

Day 5 : Hpa An – Yangon ( B/-/-)

After breakfast at hotel , check out hotel and drive back to Yangon . Stop for Lunch at Kyaikhto and directly back to Yangon. Will arrive Yangon in the evening.

INFORMATION

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Accommodation in Double/Twin sharing room with Daily Breakfast
  • Private tours and transfers with air conditioned vehicle as specified in our itinerary
  • English speaking throughout guide
  • All entrance fees, zone fees
  • Open Truck fees to /from Golden Rock
  • Cable Car Tickets to Golden Rock
  • Provide drinking water 2 bottles & Ice towel daily
  • Government taxes + services Charges
  • Luggage handling fees at airports

EXCLUDED SERVICES

  • International flight In/Out
  • Any kind of Visa ( Visa Fees :50 USD ) https://evisa.moip.gov.mm/
  • Personal expenses (soft drinks, beer, alcoholic drinks, camera fees, tips, etc.)
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner ), Drinks during meals , hotel extras and personal spending
  • Extra Tour services not mentioned in the Program & Invoice
  • Early Check in, late check out. Normal check in 2PM / Check out :12 :00 AM /noon
  • Travel Insurance & Tips & Gratuities

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