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4-Day, Yangon-Golden Rock & Bago Excursion Tour

from: USD 339 net/person
Price based on 2 persons
Please enquiry for more than 2 persons

Highlights

  • Yangon city tour, including Shwe Dagon Pagoda & Colonial Heritage walk
  • Overnight trip to Golden Rock
  • Bago excursion & Express train ride
  • Private fully guided tour
  • Flexible to customize at your own preference

Where To Visit:  Yangon, Bago, Golden Rock

Accommodation:   3 Night accommodation as mentioned

Transportation:   Private air-conditioned vehicle, Local Express Train

Meals:   As mentioned

Serviced With:   English speaking local guide

When To Go:   Daily

Tour Starts In:   Yangon International Airport

Tour Completes In:   Yangon International Airport


Brief Itinerary:

Day 1:  Yangon arrival & sightseeing

Day 2:  Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock by private car

Day 3:  Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon by private car & train ride

Day 4:  Transfer to airport   

Day 1 (Yangon Arrival & Sightseeing)
Meal: None

Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, you will be welcomed by our local guide and start your wonderful day in Yangon.

First, visit to Chaukhtutgyi Reclining Buddha Image and enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant.

Then, proceed to Botahtaung Pagoda where you can visit inside the stupa and can see the original hair relic of Buddha. Then, continue to the famous Sprit Shrine next door to the pagoda. If you wish, you can feed the fish, tortoise and pigeons inside the pagoda complex.

After that, drive to downtown and enjoy a walking tour through the heart of Yangon where most of the colonial buildings are. Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independence Monuments and Park, High Court, Secretariat, old banks, private company and residences buildings are holding an elegant beauty of Yangon and each building has own story to tell you. Continue visit to Pansoedan jetty serving locals living across the Yangon River. Stop walking at the famous Strand Hotel and feel the warmth and atmosphere of British era.

After luxurious relax at the Strand Hotel, drive to Kandawgyi Lake and enjoy the stunning view of Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Walk around the park and feel the breeze.

Finally, visit to the glorious Shwe Dagon Pagoda. One of the holiest places in Myanmar with long history and every Buddhists in Myanmar, nowadays Thailand as well, try to visit at least once in their lives. The massive bell shaped stupa is plated with gold and the tip of the stupa is set with diamonds, rubies, sapphires, topaz and other precious stones.

After your exploration, transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight in Yangon – Grand United Hotel, Chinatown


Day 2 (Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock)
Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, we will head to Bago, 50 miles north of Yangon.

On the way, we will visit the Htaukkyant World War II Memorial and continue another one hour to Bago.

Upon arrive to Bago, visit Kyaik Pun Buddha Image - Huge Four Sitting Buddha Images sitting back to back to four directions. It’s originated in 7th Century AD and renovated by King Dhammazedi in 15th Century AD.

Then, continue to Kyatkatwine Monastery where monks study Buddhist literature, and learn about the life of Buddhist monk in Myanmar.

After learning about the monastic life, visit to Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda which is the landmark of Bago and its spire is even taller than the great Shwedagon Pagoda .

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Bago.

Then, drive to Golden Rock base camp for another 2 hours. Leave your car at the base camp and take a truck to mountain top for another one hour.

Upon arrival at the mountain top, check in your hotel and explore the marvelous situation of Golden Rock and its surroundings and enjoy the beautiful sunset to make your beautiful memories.

Overnight at Golden Rock Mountain – Mountain Top Hotel


Day 3 (Golden Rock – Bago - Yangon)
Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and take the truck to base camp where your car ready.

On the way back to Bago, visit to rubber plantation and raw sheet processing firm, one of the important businesses of Mon State and Southern Myanmar.

Upon arrival, book the train ticket and start your excursion in Bago.

Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace, one of the most important places for Myanmar history, is located in Bago, originally constructed in 16th century but it was burnt down and now rebuilt on the same size.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant and continue the remaining sightseeing until your train time.

If you take train, depending on your time available, you can visit to –

  • Snake Pagoda, where a big Burmese python stays.
  • Home Weaving factory that's where you can observe our traditional weaving style and recommended place to buy the longgyi that can be used to cover your legs during your visit to holy pagodas.
  • Shwe Thalyaung Reclining Buddha, which was originated from 994 AD.

After excursion in Bago, transfer to train station and take 2 hrs train ride to Yangon Central Station, enjoying the rural Burmese sceneries and alternative experience in Myanmar.

Then, meet your car at the Yangon Central Station and transfer to your hotel.

(OR)

If you don’t want the train, you can also go back to Yangon by car and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Yangon – Grand United Hotel, Chinatown


Day 4 (Yangon Departure)
Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, free and leisure until your departure time. The car only will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to your departure point - airport or bus terminal.


End of our services.

Services Included:

  • 3 night accommodation at mentioned hotels
  • English speaking local guide         
  • All transfers and sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance Fees
  • Truck fare at the Golden Rock
  • Express Train Ride (Bago – Yangon)
  • Mineral water & towels

Services Excluded:

  • Tips & Personal Expenses
  • Foods & Drinks, unless specified
  • Insurances
  • Visa Fees (Visa On Arrival (VOA) can be arranged at USD 58 net/person)
  • Others that not mentioned in the itinerary