Private ToursYangon6 days
A six day compact journey takes you to the remainders of the infamous Death Railway in Mawlamyine, 300km to the Southeast of Yangon to pay respect to POWs at Thanphyuzayat war cemetery. A great combination to the Holy Golden Rock - one of Myanmar's biggest pilgrimate site and Ancient Capital Bago. The trip is not considerred finish without the visit to Great Shwedagon Pagoda or the Golden Pagoda in Yangon.

Start city: Yangon

End city: Yangon

Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Yangon - Mawlamyine - Golden Rock - Bago

- Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

Note: This private tour requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate

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PRICE

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person, double occupancy.
GROUP SIZE PRICE/Person
6 Persons $ 490 Reservation
4 Persons $ 570 Reservation
2 Persons $ 738 Reservation
1 Person $ 1396 Reservation
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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the remainders of the infamous Death Railway
  • Pay respect to POWs at Thanphyuzayat war cemetery
  • Make a pilgrimage to the holy Golden Rock perched at its summit
  • Admire the most sacred pagoda in Myanmar, Golden Shwedagon Paya

ITINERARY

Day 1: Yangon arrival.
Up on arrival at Yangon International airport, our guide and driver will welcome you at the airport for your hotel transfer
Meals: N/A
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 2: Yangon – Mawlamyine
Leave Yangon early for about 7 hour drive to Mawlamyine.
Mawlamyine is the capital of Mon State, located at the bank of Thanlwin River and a good place for a journey back into British times.
Upon arrival late afternoon, visit Kyaikthanlan Pagoda, from where you have terrific views over the city.
Check in your hotel and rest of the time is at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodations: Hotel in Mawlamyine
Day 3: Mawlamyine – Kyaikhami – Mawlamyine
After breakfast, drive to Kyaikami, where Judson, an American Priest, arrived in 1825, with a nice view of beach and some shopping at the colorful local "souvenir shop".
Continue to Thanbyuzayat town. This was the end of the line for the infamous Burma-Siam railway linking Thailand with Myanmar during the Japanese occupation in World War II. Here you will visit Thanphyuzayat war cemetery, which contains 3771 graves of Allied POWs who died building the Burma-Siam railway. A short drive away is the Death Railway Museum – Thanbyuzayat, where remains a piece of the Railway track and an original Railway Locomotive.
Return to your hotel late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodations: Hotel in Mawlamyine
Day 4: Mawlamyine – Golden Rock
This morning, leave Mawlamyine for Golden Rock – one of Myanmar’s great pilgrimage sites, a huge boulder covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. The pagoda at the Golden Rock is said to hold a hair of the Buddha. Late morning, arrive at Kyaiktiyo base camp and transfer to the transit junction with one of the small open trucks in a one hour ride. After lunch, start a challenging walk up to the Golden Rock and enjoy sunset from this unforgettable site.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Golden Rock
Day 5: Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon
After breakfast, return to the base-camp by open truck and head in the direction of Yangon for 110km to Bago, an ancient capital dating back to the 6th century. Sightseeing in Bago includes the beautiful 55m long reclining Buddha called Shwethalyaung and the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated in Myanmar. Its spire stands 114m high and is taller even than the Shwedagon Pagoda. Also visit the old Palace of Kambozathadi and the huge four sitting Buddhas. Transfer back to Yangon.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Day 6: Yangon city tour & departure
Start our city visit at Shwedagon Pagoda - the most prominent monument in Yangon which dominates the sky with golden flash, giant spires and holy relics.
Continue to Sule Pagoda. It is believed to enshrine a strand of hair of the Buddha.
From Sule Pagoda, we embark on an orientation walk to Chinese Town, covering exotic streets of Yangon downtown and British Colonial building as Emmanuel Church, Inland Water Buildings.
Continue to Bogyoke Market. Formerly named Scott’s Market, it is now the main tourist destination where you can find antique, Burmese handicrafts & jewelry shops, art galleries & clothing stores.
Our driver will take you to the airport for your departure. Trip ends.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

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Price Included

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English speaking guides in every location
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excluded

  • International flights
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Myanmar Visa fees (more at www.myanmartours.com/visa.html)
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