Private: Legendary Golden Rock Pagoda Trip From Yangon

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel or any location situated in downtown Yangon
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Explore Kyaiktiyo Pagoda -The Golden Rock with our experienced English speaking local guide and see this marvelous Golden Rock dazzles with brilliance on top of the mountain about 7.6m in height and the pagoda itself rises up to a height of 7.3m. Enjoy the breathtaking view and the cooler air on top of the mountain. A very special and one of the three most sacred religious sites in Myanmar, along with the Shwedagon pagoda and the Mahamuni Temple.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Lunch included
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle
  • Truck ride up to the pagoda
  • Entrance fees
  • Breakfast

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks not specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Our driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel around 6am in Yangon downtown and head to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda -The Golden Rock located in Kyaikhto Township and it will take approximately 3.5 hours by car drive through towns and some pay roads.

When we arrive at the bottom of the mountain, we will transfer to an open trucks which will take about 45 minutes up to the hill. Pilgrims come here from far and wide to worship and add gold leaf to the rock, which seems to defy gravity by delicately balancing on the edge of the 1100 metre high mountain. Enjoy the panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding Mon State Mountains from the summit and take some wonderful photos. Please note that proper dress is requires, no knees or shoulders showing. You can cross over a small bridge and stick the gold leaves on the Golden Rock, but only male is allowed. Female are not allowed to participate in this form of veneration.

Visitors can go for an hour trekking to crow mouth, Kyee Kan Mouth along the natural road. If you could throw a coin into the mouth you will be granted a wish. Many local shops selling religious paraphernalia and one can also find many eateries and gift shops. In the afternoon, you will head back to the ground of the mountain and passing by Wor, Bago, Hlegu, Phaya Gyi and Phaya Lay Townships located on the roadside. We will stop at a local restaurant for a tea or coffee before head back to Yangon. Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel safely after an amazing trip to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Infant meals not included

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Not wheelchair accessible

Proper dress is required: no knees or shoulders showing

Cancellation Policy

All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.