Mt Kyaiktiyo, the Golden Rock, sounds bizarre: an enormous, precariously balanced boulder covered in gold and topped with a stupa. But this monument is a major pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists and it’s the presence of so many devotees that makes the place so special.
Yangon sightseeing on your arrival day. Next day, head to Bagan, the capital of the first Myanmar Empire, to learn thousand of pagodas. Mt. Popa will also be visited when you are in Bagan. Drive from Bagan to Monywa for 3 hours and stay for 2 days. Then, continue your..