vietnam tours packages

Extension to the Golden Rock
(2 days/ 1 night tour program)

 

 

 

Brief itinerary:    

Day 1: Yangon- Golden Rock
Day 2: Golden Rock- Bago-Yangon

Detailled itinerary:

Day 1: Yangon Golden Rock (Kyaik Htie Yoe)
Your guide and your driver pick up you at your hotel in Yangon and transfer to Kyaiktiyo. On the way, visit the four large Buddha statues at Kyaikpun Pagoda near Pegu.
The arrival at the pilgrimage village is a starting point for the famous Golden Rock. We take a truck until the road Yathetaung platform (the only way to access the site). It will take about 1 hour walking up the hill of the golden rock Kyaiktiyo that rises up to 1100 meters. The famous 'Golden Rock' is a sacred, massive gold-leafed boulder delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff near the top of Mt. Kyaik htie yoe and it is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines.
Discovery of the pavilions which burns incense brought by pilgrims from all over Burma on this high place of worship that brings the Burmese minorities and many converted to Buddhism and visit the shrines where there is great fervor that mixes Buddhist worship, the spirits, local superstitions and ancient traditional medicines
You will enjoy the sunset at the Golden Rock that offers an exceptional view of the peaks Mon and Karen.
Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner in the local restaurant and overnight in hotel in Kyaiktiyo.

Day 2: Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon
After breakfast, you walk down the hill and take a truck to pilgrimage village. Then depart with vehicle for Bago, ancient capital of Mon Kingdom in 15th century, which knew a great prosperity during almost 300 years. Enjoy the Bago sightseeing including Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha (54 meters long), the Kyatkatwine Teaching Monastery (one of the largest monasteries in Myanmar, where thousands of monks receive their education) and the Shwemawdaw Pagoda (the pagoda can be seen from as far as 10 km outside the city). Lunch at a local restaurant. Then drive back to Yangon. Diner in the local restaurant and overnight at hotel.

Note:
- It is possible to use a sedan chair to climb the golden rock - Kyaiktiyo (supplement on place).
- There is a big pilgrimage in December and a festival of Lights in Kyaiktiyo for the full moon (Tazaungmon) in November.

Tour price
(Price per person in US $)
Valid till 30thSeptember  2017

 Hotel category

Group
of 2

Group
of 3- 5

Group
of 6- 9

Group
of 10-15

Group
of 16-19

Group more than 20

Sgl
Sup

Standard

517

451

416

388

372

363

61

Superior

582

529

503

493

446

434

66

Note: Supplement will be added to the price of the trip during Christmas and New Year period (from the 24 of December 2016 to the 05th of January 2017), and also during the Tet Holiday from the 27th of January to 05th February 2017

Name of city/ List of hotels

Standard

Superior

Yangon   

Panorama Hotel**
(Superior room)

Summit Park View Hotel*** 
(Superior room)

Golden Rock

Kyaiktiyo Hotel**
(Superior room)

Mountain Top***
(Deluxe room)

 

The price is included:

           The price is excluded:

- Transfer with air-condition private car
- Accommodation based on twin sharing room including breakfast
- English speaking guide
- Lunch and dinner in the local restaurants as per program
- Entrance fees and excursions according to program.

- International and domestic flights, airport taxes, visa
- Visa Fees & Travels insurance  
- Drinks, tips and any personal expenses
- Supplement for single room
- Other services not mentioned in the program.  
-  Thecostsofphotos in thePagoda                                                            

 

Additional Remarks:
Itinerary is subject to change depending on the confirmed flights, road conditions, and room availability.
Hotels listed in above might not be up to standard of your expectation, especially in the remote area where limitation of accommodation.
Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations.

Observations:

The proposed trip has been tailored with great and professional care for your group only, and per your request such as the number of participants, the holiday period, the category of hotels ect. Your trip will be definitive after your confirmation and your deposit.

The hotels mentioned in the above list is for your reference only, They can be replaced by another hotel of similar quality and rating, in case the hotels are fully booked or have any “force majeurs”.
Please note that check-in time is from 14 pm and latest check-out time is at 12 am.

Domestic flights are provided by the local airline of the country you visit. The flight times may be changed without prior notice. Mandarin Road VOYAGE can not be liable for these force majers.

In general, all information in this document are only valid at the time when we make the trip for you. It can be changed for reasons beyond the control of Mandarin Road VOYAGES, such as : acts of God, acts of government, war (whether declared or not), threat of war, other hostilities, terrorist activity, civil strife, strikes, riots, fire, thefts, epidemics, quarantine or medical regulations, natural and nuclear disaster, medical or customs regulations, technical or administrative problems with transport, change or cancellation of International or domestic air/ train/ boat. We’ll inform you as soon as possible.

For your safety:
Health: No vaccinations are required. However, we advise you to update your vaccinations classics (diphtheria, tetanus, typhoid, polio, hepatitis). Appropriate antimalarial treatment may be necessary. Please seek advice from your doctor. Remember to go to the dentist before your trip.  Please read carefully GENERAL INFORMATION on our website.

Food/ Water: The Vietnamese cuisine is healthy, copious and fine. Westerners will find common ground with their daily food, but also typical Asian tastes.
For water, we recomment you buy bottled water (mineral water or purified). Please note that the tap water in hotels is not always drinkable.

However, please rest assured that we’ll make your trip wonderful and satisfactory.

Have a nice trip with Mandarin Road !