Kyaiktiyo Pagoda Golden Rock Private Day Trip from Yangon

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Kyaiktiyo Pagoda Golden Rock Private Day Trip from Yangon

From $287 per group up to 1

Visit one of the most respected religious sites in Myanmar on a private full-day tour from Yangon to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda on the amazing Golden Rock of Mon State.

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Duration 12 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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  • 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
Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Yangon, and then get panoramic views on the 190-kilometer drive to the pilgrimage site of Kyaiktiyo Pagoda. Along the way, see the Taukkyan War Cemetery for Allied soldiers of the British Commonwealth who died in battle in Burma during World War II. Stop for a tea break in Bago, and then continue towards the Golden Rock where the pagoda temple is perched. Get some time for lunch at a local restaurant at your own expense, and then continue to Kin Pun base camp to travel by public truck to the mountain top. Learn the history and legends of the sanctuary as you gaze in wonder at the gravity-defying monument that sits on a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by male devotees. Take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush landscape before the return journey to Yangon.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off from hotels downtown
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Truck fare
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses

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Important information

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  • Please wear modest clothes when visiting Golden Rock. Cover your shoulders and knees, and take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas
Customer reviews

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4.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

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February 18, 2020

It is expensive but worth it. It is cheap if you go with two or more people.

November 18, 2019

November 3, 2019

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