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Mysterious Golden Rock

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2 days / 1 night(s) from $505 per person twin share

The mysterious Golden Rock is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. Visit this famous gravity defying rock, said to be perched on a single strand of Buddha’s hair, and admire the panoramic views as the sun sets. It is recommended that travellers to the Golden Rock have a good level of fitness.

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This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.

DAY 1: YANGON TO KYAIKTIYO

This morning you will be met at your Yangon hotel and transferred to Kyaiktiyo Mountain, home to the famous Golden Rock. Stop along the way at Bago to visit the Taukkyant War Cemetery and Shwemawdaw Pagoda. Upon arrival at the foot of the mountain, board an open top vehicle, which will take you part of the way, then continue on foot to
the top. Marvel at the giant rock and your surroundings until the sun sets. Transfer to your nearby hotel for an overnight stay. (B,L)

DAY 2: KYAIKTIYO TO YANGON

Rise early to view the sunrise over the rock. Return to the base of the mountain on foot followed by open top truck. On your return to Yangon, stop in Bago again to visit Shwethalyaung Buddha and Kyaik Pun Pagoda. Upon arrival at your Yangon hotel this afternoon your arrangements end. (B,L)

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