Two Together, Golden Rock – Bago

  • 2 Days/ 1 Night
  • Tour Code:
  • ODY - 001

The itinerary “Two Together: Golden Rock & Bago” is perfect match for the travelers who would like to get a quick escape from the bustling city. It takes approximately 4 hours drive from Yangon to the base camp and another one hour drive up hill and 20 minutes trek to reach the top of the mountain. Visit Bago on the way back to Yangon next day. Golden Rock is well known for its impressive location on the edge of a cliff while Bago is regarded as one of the richest archaeological sites in Myanmar.

Tour package start from: USD 328 /per person (based on 2 travelers)

(Valid from 1st May, 2016 to 30th Sep, 2016, minimum 2 pax per booking)

Day 1: Yangon - Golden Rock

  • After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at the hotel.
  • Drive to Golden Rock. Golden Rock – a truly extraordinary natural feature with its great weight balanced so precariously on the cliff edge. Legend has it that it is kept in place by a single hair of the Buddha. It is one of the most religious sites in Myanmar.
  • Arrive at Kinpun base camp /Golden Rock. 11km uphill climb begins (about 7hrs if we trek) or an hour drive up hill. Get up close with nature and friendly locals along the way.
  • Again, another 20 minutes trek to reach the Golden Rock.
  • Check-in at the hotel. Appreciate the amazing sunset and uncover the wonders of Golden Rock.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 2: Golden Rock - Bago - Yangon

  • Feel and see the another side of the Golden Rock – Sunrise!
  • After breakfast, check-out from the hotel.
  • Drive back to Yangon and visit Bago on the way back.
  • Back to Yangon in the evening and transfer back to your hotel.

  • Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda

    Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda – this pagoda is said to be over 1000 years old and was originally build by the Mon King and it  is the tallest pagoda in Burma. It is 15 meters taller than the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. It is one of Burma’s most sacred sites, because it enshrines several relics of the Buddha. Two huge Chinthe, mythological animals that look like a lion stand guard at the entrance of the temple grounds. Numerous small pagoda’s are placed at the base of the 114 meter tall Shwemawdaw. The pagoda is topped with a diamond studded hti, a top ornament shaped as an umbrella found on most Burmese temples.

  • ShweThaLyaung Reclining Buddha

    ShweThaLyaung Reclining Buddha – built in 994 by the Mon King Mingadeipka& is one of the largest reclining Buddha images in Burma.After the image had fallen into disrepair, it was renovated by King Dhammazedi in the 15th century. The reclining Buddha image is housed in an iron pavilion called tazaung with Italian marble on the floor. On the walls are murals depicting scenes from the Jataka tales, the stories that tell about the previous lives of the Buddha. It was rediscovered by chance in the colonial era when the British built a railway between Yangon and Bago in 1881.

  • Kanbawzathadi Palace

    Kanbawzathadi Palace – built by King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) the founder of the second Myanmar Empire. The original palace consisted of 76 apartments and halls according to the old drawing record. It was burned down in 1599. Several buildings of the palace have been rebuilt. The Great Audience Hall was the largest building in the palace where the King received his ministers and officials. The hall is also known as the Royal Lion Throne Hall, because it contained the Thihathana Throne or Lion Throne. The Bhammayarthana Throne Hall, also called Bee Throne Hall contained the private quarters for the King, including the Royal bed chamber and living chamber. This very ornate building has multiple roof sections and false floors, and is topped with a Pyatthat, a seven tiered Burmese style roof. Other buildings contained the chambers of members of the Royal family.

  • KyaikPon four huge sitting Buddhas

    KyaikPon four huge sitting Buddhas – built in 1476 by King Dhammazedi, a devout Buddhist and King of the Mon Kingdom of Hanthawaddy (Pegu), this pagoda is known for its four towering images of the Buddha visible from far away. According to local legend, four Mon sisters were involved in the building of the Kyaik Pun Paya. Among them they pledged never to get married as long as they lived. If one of them was to get married, one of the Buddha statues would collapse. According to the legend one of the women broke her promise and got married, resulting in the collapse of one of the images, the Kassapa Buddha.

  • Htauk Kyaunt War Cemetery

    Htauk Kyaunt War Cemetery – 32km from Yangon and was built in 1951 in commemoration of Allied soldiers who died in the Myanmar Campaign during World War II.

Service Include

  • Hotel accommodations on twin sharing basis (inclusive of daily breakfast)
  • Transfer and sightseeing by private car (driver inclusive)
  • Entrance fees & zone fees
  • English-speaking station guide fees
  • Truck fee in Golden Rock
  • GST

Service Exclude

  • Meals / Drinks
  • International Flights
  • Visa fees (contact us for further information)
  • Personal expenses such as camera fees, laundry services, tips
  • Insurances (personal, health, travel, etc.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Surcharge for VISA & MasterCard payments
  • The places that are not mentioned in the program