Highlights: We take you from Summit to Ocean through the mystical land of Myanmar while it is still pristine and untouched. First heading to the glittering stupa and sacred place of Buddhist pilgrimage, the Golden Rock at Kyaikhtiyo, a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff and enjoy a rewarding sunset on the summit. Then off to Burma's little known secret beautiful coastline fronting the Indian Ocean, and relax on 15km long pristine sandy beaches of Ngwe Saung. Rejuvenate your body and mind with morning and evening yoga sessions and sunset on the beach. This undeveloped ocean paradise is nature's best preservation just waiting for you to discover.
Summit to Ocean in Burma 6D5N Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo @ Golden Rock Mountain (by car – about 5hr drive) Welcome at Yangon International Airport. Upon arrival, drive to Kyaikthiyo which is also well known as the miracle Golden Rock. Kyaikhtiyo @ the Golden Rock, a huge boulder completely covered by gold leaf and delicately balanced on the edge of a cliff. It is famous as pilgrimage and holiday outing spot. Arrive at the base camp of Kinpun and proceed to the Golden Rock by open truck about 45 minutes of mountain drive. Take a light trekking on the summit through bamboo forest. Enjoy sunset beauty on hill top and overnight at hotel in Kyaikhtiyo.
Day 2 : Kyaikhtiyo @ Golden Rock – Bago - Yangon (by car, estimate 4 hour drive) After breakfast at hotel, take a half hour walk to a small cave. Also stop at the roadside shops for rare product of jungle. Midmorning, drive down to the base camp and return to Yangon via Bago. Make a short visit of Bago town tour including Bago Local Market, Kanbawza Thardi Palace built by King Bayinnaung, Kalayani Sima (Ordination Hall), Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung Pagoda, the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha and Domestic Wood Carving Industry. Drive back to Yangon. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 3: Yangon - Ngwe Saung Beach (by car, estimate 4 hour drive) We head to the 15km long pristine beach of Ngwe Saung and relax at beachfront hotel. Treat yourself to spa and massage. Stretch and relax with an evening yoga session during sunset.
Day 4: Ngwe Saung Beach Start the day refreshed with morning yoga session, then breakfast. Enjoy rest of the day exploring the beach and swim in the ocean. Relax at the end the day with an evening yoga session.
Day 5: Ngwe Saung Beach – Yangon (by car, estimate 4 hour drive) After breakfast at hotel, check out hotel and drive back to Yangon. Upon arrival Yangon, check in and relax at hotel. In the late afternoon, Visit to Bogyoke market @ Scott market (except on Monday) and do some shopping. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 6: Yangon Departure Rejuvenate with morning yoga session then after having breakfast at hotel, free and easy for the day. Upon flight departure time, we will transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight.
US$980/pax Burma 6D5N Summit to Ocean package includes:
- 5 nights twin-share 4-star accommodation (1 night in Khaikhtiyo, 2 nights NgweSaung, 2 nights Yangon)
- Daily breakfast at hotel
- Guided tour of sights in Khaikhtiyo, NgweSaung and Yangon
- All land and tour transfers as per itinerary
- 1 morning yoga sessions in NgweSaung
- 1 morning yoga in Yangon
- 2 evening sunset yoga sessions in NgweSaung
- Entrance fees and zone fees as per program
Package excludes: Visa fees, international flights, other meals and beverages, single supplement on accommodation, other activities outside of itinerary, spa/massages, tips for guide/driver and other personal expenses.
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Visa and immigration: Myanmar requires tourist visa for most countries, please check with your local embassy. eVisa are available here
Travel Info: Myanmar is served by the Yangon International airport and direct flights points of origin include Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, Hanoi, Seoul, Doha and many other. We will advise you on best way to travel there when you register.
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