Extension Golden Rock(2Days / 1Night)
Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo – Bago – Yangon
YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO
Depart to Kyaikhtiyo, one of Myanmar’s landmarks, famous for its precarious position and religious importance. Lunch at Sein Lein Tin restaurant “The head of the Hermit” is an enormous rock gilded with the sheet and a miracle of balance. The Burmese tell that this rock in overhang is held in balance thanks to the hair of the Buddha which the pagoda built at its top contains. A long time of difficult access, this site with fact the object of installations which make it available to all: trucks make it possible from now to climb, supplemented by a small easy walk.
Dinner and OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.
KYAIKHTIYO – BAGO – YANGON
Pick-up at your hotel drive to BAGO (84km-1 ½ hours). Excursion of the day in the old capital of Pegu (Bego). It was founded in 573 by two Mon princes of THAHTON. Seeing, on an island in the middle of a lake, a goose on the back of a gander, they transfer one there predicts favorable to found the royal capital there. Visit Bago city tour, Shwethalyaung the reclining Buddha image believes to have been built in 994 AD.
Lunch at Hantharwaddy restaurant.
Seeing over a thousand years old Shwemawdaw Pagoda with its spire taller than the Shwedagon Pagoda. Visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda to observe 4 gigantic seated Buddha images.
Come back to Yangon in the late afternoon. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL.