1. Myanmar
  2. Yangon Region
  3. Yangon
  4. Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

From Yangon: Golden Rock Group Return Day Trip

Product ID: 142302
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Visit one of the most respected religious sites in Myanmar on a full-day group tour from Yangon. Gaze in wonder at the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda on the Golden Rock of Mon State.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 5:00 AM
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Driver
English

Pickup included

Pickup possible from your hotel in Yangon.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda
  • Learn about the significance of the Buddhist monuments
  • Gaze in wonder at the Golden Rock pasted with gold leaves by male devotees
Full description
Get picked up from your hotel in Yangon and relax in air-conditioned comfort as you travel to the meeting point at the local supplier's office. Pass the Taukkyan War Cemetery for Allied soldiers of the British Commonwealth who died in battle in Burma during World War II (note that this is just a quick stop — the cemetery cannot be visited). Travel to Phayar Gyi Junction to stop for breakfast on your way to Golden Rock.

Arrive at the Kin Pun base camp and travel by public truck on a bumpy ride up to the mountain top. Alternatively, take the cable car from the half-way point to experience the breathtaking location from a different perspective (if you choose to take the cable car, please note that both the truck and cable car fees must be paid).

Upon arrival at the truck station, you will pass by lots of vendors on your walk up to the Golden Rock pagoda. Take this chance to snap some colorful photos. On the top of the hill, you have plenty of time to not only admire the magnificent view of the mountain landscape, but also the legendary Golden Rock. Marvel at the gravity-defying pagoda that sits on a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by male devotees. Have a lunch at a restaurant on top of the mountain, before heading back to Yangon in the afternoon. You will stop once more at Phayar Gyi Junction for refreshments before being driven back to your hotel in Yangon.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from downtown)
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
What’s Not Included
  • Admission fees (MMK 10,000 per person)
  • Truck and cable car fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Departures are guaranteed every Wednesday and Saturday
• The truck and cable car fees must be paid on the day of travel
• Please wear appropriate clothing when visiting Golden Rock; cover your shoulders and knees, and take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas
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Golden Express Travels & Tours

Product ID: 142302