Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is a famous legendary pagoda, located in the small town called Kyaikhto, in the Mon State. The pagoda is also known as “the Golden rock“pagoda.
It is 160km away from Yangon and 4 hour drive. The pagoda is situated on a rocky mountain 1100m (3615 ft) above sea-level.
It is a 11 km uphill climb for the hikers from Kinpun base camp to the rock, if we trek, it takes 7 hrs walk or 1 hr drive up hill by open truck to Hermit hill. Again 45 minutes trek to reach the Golden Rock or the people who can not trek the palanquins are available.
- Hotel Accommodation in twin/double sharing room with breakfast ( 3* Hotel ) at Golden Rock
- English Speaking Guide
- Air Condition Vehicle for visits
- Truck Fees ( Base camp up to top of Mountain)
- Zone fees and Entrance Fees
- Drinking Water & Refreshing Towel (on coach)
- Meals & Beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal expenses such as Laundry, Camera fees…
- Any other items not mentioned in the services include
- Tips for Guide & Driver
Terms & Conditions
Confirmation : To confirm your booking, please send an e-mail at least 48 hours prior to tour date. Please make sure you have a printed confirmation with you and present it to our staff at the meeting point. You need to inform your hotel name and room number also.
Pick up: Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time which will be informed to you by email before one prior to tour date.
Once booking confirmed, refunds are not available due to reservation requirement.
Drop off: After the tour, our guide and driver will drop you off at your the hotel.
Our tour guide will welcome and bring the guests to the private air-con coach to proceed to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock).
Upon arriving to the base camp of the pagoda, proceed to go up the top of the mountain with the local open top truck (45 Minutes Approx) where you will be dropped off at the pagoda to travel the final distance by walk. There, after worship at the pagoda, you can enjoy the surrounding nature of Kyiakhtiyo Mountain, visit local souvenir shops of local food, clothing, handy crafts, herbal shops, religious material shops and so on. .
There are only a few hotels at the top of Mount Kyaiktiyo, so upon the availability of the hotel at many people stay in the ‘base camp’ village of Kinpun, where good accommodations available, and also have a lively atmosphere and a good range of places to eat. If you are staying in Kinpun, it makes most sense to arrive in the late afternoon or evening, and then ascend the mountain the following morning.
Lunch at Local Restaurant .
Stay overnight in Golden Rock.
After Breakfast at hotel, depart early morning for a journey by road to Bago.
En route, stop in Bago, the capital of the 6th century Mon kingdom.
The visit in Bago begins at Shwethalyaung Temple which houses a beautiful 55-meter long reclining Buddha. Continue to the Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated in Myanmar and whose 114 meter spire is taller than the one at Shwedagon Pagoda. Before departing Bago, visit the well-restored former palace, Kambozathadi, which was the marvel of Asia when it was originally built in the 16th century. On the way back to Yangon, visit the Allied War Cemetery near Htaukkyan, the final resting place for over 27,000 allied soldiers. Process back to yangon. Lunch at Local Restaurant .
Minimum 2 pax .
Price – 235 USD Per Pax