Golden Rock Day Return Trip from Yangon - Joint Group Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Myanmar (Burma)
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Tour description

Guaranteed departures every Wednesday & Saturday!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Kin Pun, Mon StateAt 5:00 AM - 5:45 AM: Pick up in YangonIn the morning between 5 AM to 5:45 AM you get picked up at your hotel and transfer to the meeting point at the Golden Express office. From here the tour starts.Around 7 AM: War MemorialYou stop at the Htaukkyant War memorial cemetery, a cemetery for Allied soldiers of the British Commonwealth, who died in the battle in Burma (Myanmar) during the Second World War. Please note, that this is just a quick stop on the way. The cemetery cannot be visited.Around 8 AM: BreakfastWe will stop for breakfast at 39 miles (Phayar Gyi Junction) on our way to Golden Rock.Around 10:30 AM: Kinpun base campAfter two and a half hours, we reach the Kinpun base camp. Here you join an adventurous ride in a public open truck to reach the Golden Rock. Taking the local truck is an adventure itself as the road is very bumpy. You can also reach the Golden Rock Pagoda by cable car. The cable car gate is situated halfway to the mountain.If you wish to reach the Golden Rock by cable car, both truck and cable car fares must be paid.Around 11:30 AM: Walk to the Golden Rock local marketUpon arrival at the truck station, you will walk up to the Golden Rock pagoda by passing lots of vendors - take this chance to snap some colorful photos. On the top of the hill, you have plenty of time to not only admire the magnificent view of the mountain landscape but especially the legendary Golden Rock.Around 3 PM: LunchAfter spending around 1 ½ to 2 hours at the Golden Rock, you have lunch at a restaurant on top of the mountain.Around 5 PM: Return to YangonIn the afternoon, we head back to Yangon. There will be another stop 39 miles (Phayar Gyi Junction) for refreshments.Around 8 PM: Arrival YangonUpon arrival in Yangon, you get dropped off at your hotel.Duration: 12 hours

What's included

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English-speaking driver

What's not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Visits not mentioned in the program
  • Admission fee & Truck fare
  • Entry/Admission - Kyaiktiyo Pagoda