Myanmar Sapphire Extension Kyaikhtiyo

DAY 01 – YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO

Breakfast. Depart to Kyaikhtiyo, one of Myanmar’s landmarks, famous for its precious position and religious importance. Lunch at the restaurant `Sein Lei Tin’. “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.

DAY  02 – KYAIKHTIYO – BAGO – YANGON

Breakfast. 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 believe to have been built in 994 AD .
Lunch at the 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.
Arrive Yangon and transfer to the hotel.