4 days 3 nights
Once you land, you will be greeted by a tour guide and transported to your hotel to check-in. Take a drive across the center of town to see the sights of the downtown area and its awesome blend of infrastructures and prominent destinations. The roads are lined with landmark building, a large number of them possess a faded colonial fascination that is not seen anywhere else in the whole of Asia. Your journey will begin at the post office – a stunning ancient structure -and head to Sule Paya which is the center of downtown, going past the Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Garden and the Independence Monument en route. Next, pay a visit to Chinatown and Little India – pause briefly to chat with the merchants and get acquainted with their merchandise – some natural, some intriguing. Photoshoots at the Karaweik Hall royal coasting freight ship. You will be amazed once you see Shwedagon Pagoda, and its sparkling gold stupa. When you get to the pagoda, watch the local monks and hajis offering prayers and appreciate the astonishing sunset at Shwedagon pagoda.
Depart Yangon in the morning, and take a picturesque voyage through roads to the Golden Rock. Touch base at the Golden Rock base camp around noon and travel through the intersection on one of the little open trucks for an hour ride. The 'upper is' has to be traveled by foot, now, and the journey takes around 4 km (60 minutes). When you get to the pagoda, you can appreciate the fantastic view, which is especially wonderful at dawn or dusk. The entire area has a mystical ambiance. Spend the night in Golden-rock.
Wake at dawn, walk around the slope destinations and come back to the hotel for breakfast. Take a return trip by truck to base camp. Land at base camp, continue the journey to Bago, an old Mon capital city. When you reach Bago, pay the local market a visit. Proceed to visit the thousand-year-old, Shwemawdaw Pagoda. Continue to Shwe Tha Lyaung Pagoda, to view the reclining Buddha, which is one of the most noteworthy statues in the nation, and stands at 180 feet in length and 52 feet in height. Next, continue to Yangon and in transit stop to tour the Allied War Memorial Cemetery.
When you have eaten breakfast pay Chauk Htat Kyi a visit, see the famous Jade Buddha temple with a marble statue that measures 500 tons and is the biggest on the planet and the enormous reclining Buddha statue. Tour the Scott Market, which is an expansive market aged 75 years. The market features a wide range of intriguing Burmese souvenirs, from polished merchandise to diamonds and adornments – deal at the stores to enjoy a genuine Burmese market atmosphere! Return to the international airport for flight takeoff.
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