golden culture

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Golden culture
Tour Style:
Yangon / Hpan An
3 nights 4 days



General Information

Day 1 (Yangon)
Upon arrival at Yangon International Airport to proceed the immigration process our guide and car waiting you at meeting point with welcome board with your name. Guide will transfer to hotel and this afternoon is leisure. In the evening guide will brief itinerary summary and lead you restaurant for your welcome dinner. After dinner you will return to your hotel by private air-condition vehicle with our guide.
Day 2 (Yangon – Golden Rock – Hpan An)
Depart Yangon early this morning for a journey by road to Kyaikhtiyo, the Golden Rock. Late morning, arrive at Kyaikhtiyo base camp (approximately 5 hrs). Travel by local, mountain truck along a winding road (45 minutes) where you will be dropped off a short 5 minutes’ walk from Golden Rock.  A huge boulder covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff, Golden Rock is one of Myanmar's main pilgrimage sites.  The pagoda here is said to hold a hair of the Buddha and Buddhists from across the country come here to pay homage. After Lunch, return to the base camp by mountain truck and begin the return journey to HpanAn .HpanAn is home to the Kayin people and the capital city of Kayin state. The area is peaceful and full of natural spendours with picturesque Thanlwin River, beautiful karst mountain range and rich cultural heritages.
Day 3 (HpanAn – Yangon)
After breakfast, start a tour with KyaukKalap, literally means water garden and this is one of the most unique pagodas in Myanmar. The pagoda is constructed on an unusual pillar like karst rock formation and situated in the middle of an artificial lake. HpaAn market is very lively and it is the place where you can hear Karen/ Kayin language. There are many beautiful crafts to buy as souvenirs too. The sacred ZweKabin Mountain towers over HpaAn and is one of the highlights of sany trip to the region. Stop for photo taking only we recommended. Another interesting place in HpaAn is Sadan Cave, a giant cavern located inside one of the karst mountain near Hpa An. The cavern is filled with temples and pagodas including a reclining buddha and extends all the way through the other side of the mountain, so you have the option of making a 15 minute walk through the complex and exiting on the other side. At the other side, there is a lake and a small long tail boat can take you back to the entrance, passing through another beautiful small cave. BayinNyi cave is closer to Thaton and makes an ideal stop on the way to Yangon .This is another steep rock in the palins with a monastery at the foot of mountain .There is a hot spring with bathing possibility.En route back to Yangon .If time we will arrange visit Bago and Allied War Cemetery.After arrival to Yangon guide will lead you to arrange for your dinner. After your dinner transfer to hotel for rest.
Day 4 (Yangon)
Morning with sunshine and have your breakfast at Hotel. After your breakfast transfer to Yangon International airport to fly back your home country.