Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, our tour guide will welcome and bring the guests to the private air-con coach to visit to magnificent reclining Buddha at Chauk Htat Gyi, and visit the Yangon downtown area to explore the city centre and its wonderful mix of architecture and sites. You will be able to observe the historical buildings, most of which have a colonial charm which is rare to see in Asia. Later on, visit to Botataung Pagoda, a famous landmark on Yangon’s waterfront where one can see Buddha’s hair relic and Botataung Jetty to see the panoramic Yangon river
In the afternoon, visit to Bogyoke Market (Formerly Scott’s Market), a shopping market with more than 2000 shops selling all kinds of products but of special mention is the beautiful exotic “Shan Bag” velvet slippers, lacquer ware, Gems shops and all sorts of handicraft. *It is closed on Monday.
Later, with a visit just before sunset to the Shwedagon Pagoda for its breathtakingly glittering gold-covered stupas and end your day with beautiful lights at Shwedagon Pagoda.
Overnight in Yangon.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Dinner at local restaurant.
After Breakfast at hotel, journey by road to Kyaikhtiyo Mountain, Golden Rock Pagoda
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, 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. .
For many visitors, the rock (standing 7.6 metres tall) and the gilded pagoda which sits on top of it (itself 7.3 metres tall), which are said to cover a hair of the Buddha, are the main draw, but another reason to make the journey are the panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding Mon State mountains from the summit.
Lunch at Local Restaurant .
Dinner at Hotel.
Stay overnight in Golden Rock.
Breakfast at hotel
Start today with a morning visit to the Mawlamyine bustling colorful Zeigyi (central market). Wander through the dozens of stalls where local vendors come to buy and sell their wares. Continue through the downtown streets stopping to visit the colonial buildings, mosque and other landmarks of the city. The last stop this morning is at Holy Family Cathedral. Built during the colonial era, this church has a beautiful interior rarely seen by tourists. Nearby is Judson’s Church which was built in 1827 by Dr. Judson who translated the Bible into Burmese.
After lunch and a rest at the hotel, head to the eastern mountains to visit Kyaik Thanlan Pagoda, the city’s landmark. Built in 875 AD, it enshrines the Tripitaka Buddhist manuscripts as well as a hair relic from the Buddha. The 40 meter high stupa is located on a hill surrounded by 34 smaller Zediyan pagodas. From up here one can enjoy panoramic views over the city and harbor. It is also thought to be the site where Rudyard Kipling wrote his famous poem, Mandalay.
Next you will visit the ancient Queen Sein Don Monastery (locally known as Yadana Bonmyint Monastery). This Monastery is more as 100 years old and is famous for its intricate woodcarving and Burmese crafts inside. It was founded by Queen Sein Tone who had to flee Mandalay at the time that Myanmar’s last monarch, King Thibaw Min, took power. She became home sick and asked the local carpenters to build a monastery in the replica style of her former palace.
As today draws to a close, proceed to U Zina Pagoda to enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Overnight in Mawlamein.
After an early breakfast, you will start your scenic drive to Hpa An. On the way you will have a chance to visit several fascinating sites.
Just outside of the city stop at Kha Yon Cave, a beautiful natural cave where locals do come to worship and say their prayers to ask for good health and prosperity. In addition to viewing the many Buddha statues you will also see many beautiful stalagmites and stalactites which have formed natural over the centuries.
Your next stop will be Kadoe Kawnat village where you will visit Kawnat Monastery. This magnificent monastery with beautiful woodcarving was built a century ago by a villager named U Nar Ouat, who was famed in those days for his wealth and generosity. It was because of his donation that this religious site was build nearby his village.
Upon arrival at Hpa An, you will first visit Kyauk Kalat, a pagoda which is built on layers of natural rock formations. Flanked by a Lake, the scenery guarantees a great photo opportunity.
Proceed to the foot hill of the 722 m high Mt. Zwe Kabin. This sacred mountain has several thousand identical Buddha statues lined up at its base. Continue with a short walk to the waterfalls where you will enjoy
After lunch, continue your sightseeing with a visit to Kaw Gun Cave also known as the ‘Cave of the Ten Thousand Buddhas’. As you walk through the cave, you will see more than 2000 votive tablets of Lord Buddha and Mon inscriptions. One inscription is so ancient that, to this day, no scholar has been able to interpret it.
You’ll then check-in to your Hpa An hotel and take a stroll through this charming town.
Lunch at Local Restaurnat .
Dinner at Local Restaurant .
Overnight in Hpa An.
Breakfast at hotel .
Today We going shopping at Hpa-An.
Myo Ma Zay Gyi Market Everything is sold here from cosmetics to clothing to fruits to gold.
We will proceed to Yangon international airport for your departure flight.
Lunch at Local Restaurant.