Day 1 - Arrival
Upon arrival, a warm welcome by our local guide at the arrival hall where she will assist and arrange your transfers to your selected hotel for check in. After check-in, you will be invited to a local restaurant for a sumptuous dinner.
Day 2 - Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo
After breakfast, embark on an eye opening and enjoyable excursion by road and absorb in the rustic beauty of Myanmar, 190 km east of Yangon to Kyaikhtiyo. A simple lunch is prepared and served at a local restaurant. After lunch, be prepared to catch the grandiose of the moment of the magnificent and famous Golden Rock, a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. An incredible feat of nature! On top of this boulder is a glided pagoda, said to hold a strand of hair belonging to Buddha. Pilgrims walk along the twisting 10km. Enjoy a walk on the footpath through a bamboo forests, but tourists can travel to the rock by small open trucks, taking one hour. Make sure you catch and savor the beauty of the scenery before proceeding for dinner at local restaurant. The evening ends with an overnight stay at Golden Rock Hotel or Mountain Top Hotel.
Day 3 - Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Yangon
After a simple hot breakfast, continue by road 110km to Bago. On the way, excursion highlights to Bago include; a revered Chinese Kuan Im Temple and Bago Market. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, return to Yangon, enroute, visit and experience history at the World War II Allied War Grave cemetery near HTAUKKYANT. Scrumptious dinner at local restaurant awaits you and a clean and luxurious room awaits your tired body for a well deserved rest at your hotel.
Day 4 - Yangon
After breakfast, embark on a Yangon City Tour which takes you to the Strand Jetty, Sule Pagoda – the heart of the city surrounded by several old but significant colonial style buildings which allow you experience how the Europeans influenced Myanmar history and culture. The tour continues with a visit to a Gem Souvenir Centre. These should offer all a great opportunity to shop and buy some gifts for family and friends. If that’s not enough, head for some free and easy shopping adventures at Bogyoke Market (also known as Scott Market) to browse and bargain freely among the hundreds of stalls for great souvenirs. Savor bargains delights and thrills of shopping among the many stalls and hawkers along the streets of Chinatown. End your day with an enchanting evening visit to Myanmar’s most revered Shwedagon Pagoda – 2500 years’ old world famous Golden Stupa where the dome shape rises 98 meters above its base. Be impressed at the richly layered exterior of the Pagoda which the people of Myanmar had pampered with 60 tons of pure gold. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, your guide will arrange to pick you up at the hotel and continue your sightseeing. Visit the Kaba Aye Pagoda, and Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda which is revered as one of the biggest reclining Buddha images in Myanmar, some say even in the world! A wonderful dinner invitation awaits you at Karaweik Palace – a restaurant located on the Royal Lake. It is built in the style of Royal Barge used by Myanmar Kings for official functions and festivities. A traditional cultural show will entertain you while you feast on the food. After a fulfilling and contented day’s trek into what Yangon has to offer, return back to another great luxurious night’s rest at your hotel in Yangon.
Day 5 - Departure
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to airport for your departure flight.