Out Line Itinerary:
Day 1. Yangon-Kyaikhtiyo
Day 2. Kyaikhtiyo-Thaton-Pha an
Day 3. Pha an-Mawlamyine
Day 4. Mawlamyine- Wine Sein Taw Ya (The world longest pagoda)
Day 5. Mawlamyine-Bago-Yangon
Day 6. Departure Yangon
Day 1. YANGON – KYAIKHTIYO PAGODA (GOLDEN ROCK)
Our guide will pick up at your hotel and drive to KYAIKHTIYO PAGODA (5 hours). En route visit an ALLIED WAR GRAVES CEMETERY near HTAUK KYAN. KYAIKHTIYO PAGODA is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State in Myanmar. Regarded as a miracle pagoda, it is amazing natural religious monument because of a small 5.5m high stop was set on the top of rock boulder stand edge of the cliff as the precarious position. If you push that is shaken and that is settles from long century ago. The season of pilgrimage is during November to March. Arrive at KIN PUN "base camp of KYAIKHTIYO", we drive up 1hr hill by OPEN TRUCK to Hermit hill. On arrival you can enjoy great views over the surrounding jungle and a beautiful sunset.
Overnight stay at hotel, near Kyaikhtiyo pagoda.
Day 2. GOLDEN ROCK – THATON-PHA AN
After breakfast, depart from Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda and drive to PHA AN. En route stop in THATON, former capital of the Mon Kingdom. Visit to SHWEZAYAN PAGODA, then drive to PHA AN. PHA AN is normally arrived by road from Thaton on Yangon-Mawlamyine highway. On the way, visit to BAYIN NYI CAVE, which is closer to Thaton and KAWGUN CAVE which is two miles distance from Pha an township. And then, Ya Thaye Pyan Cave, at a distance of nine miles away from Hpa-an. And Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda in down town and transfer to your hotel and overnight at Pha an.
Day 3. PHA AN (MOUNT ZWEKABIN)- MAWLAMYINE
After breakfast, visit a small Karen village situated at the significant MOUNT ZWEKABIN. Try to enjoy the panoramic view from Mt. Zwekabin. It is more than 1,000 meters (3,281 ft) high, and it will take approximately 2 hours. After a few hours' climb, the narrow jungle paths and steep steps will lead you to the summit, from which on a clear day you will have a superb view over the valley. At the foot of Mount Zwekabin is a large field containing 1,080 Buddha images that are hand-carved into the rock. And Kyaikkalatt Pagoda is also very interesting sights with unusual shapes and surroundings. In the afternoon, your trip will continue to MAWLAMYINE. Mawlamyine is the capital city of Mon State. Upon arrival, visit to MON CULTURAL MUSEUM and KYAIKTHANLAN PAGODA the tallest pagoda in the city, and the nearby viewpoint to enjoy beautiful sunset over the harbor and out across the river, And then check into your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel, in Mawlamyine.
Day 4. MAWLAMYINE
After Breakfast, you will first visit Mawlamyine’s central market, Zaygyi. visit to Kawhnat Pagoda Compound, Mahamuni Pagoda, U Khanti Pagoda, U Zina Pagoda, Padomu Pagoda, Kan-Gyi Pagoda. Continue to St Matthew's Church in Mawlamyine. In the afternoon, high way drive to a colossal Reclining Buddha Image called Win Sein Taw Ya; which is the longest one of the world. Return to Mawlamyine.
Overnight stay at hotel, in Mawlamyine.
Optional: Visit to Orge Island by passing through new bridge (Bogyoke Aung San Bridge), your first stop will be the slate industry. School kids even nowadays will have an old fashioned slate board for the first grade to learn the writing of the Burmese Alphabet. Further down the road is a local blacksmith who is sharping the sickle for the rice farmers. The wooden houses are in great shape and an eye catcher. We will reach Ywa Loot Village, which is known for making smoking pipes. Watch the workers manufacturing there pipes in their local homes. Other small industries we are going to visit are the rubber band making from leftovers of therubber industry, the cigar rolling shop and rice paddy cultivation (seasonal). And back to Mawlamyine.
DAY 5. MAWLAMYINE –BAGO-YANGON
After Breakfast, drive back to Yangon by Mawlamyine-Yangon High way for 5hours.
On the way you will visit at Bago, the first place to visit is SHWETHALYAUNG PAGODA, recline Buddha image and SHWE MAW DAW PAGODA, its height is higher than Shwedagon Pagoda’s one and now it is over 1,000 years old. Proceed to HINTHA GON PAGODA, where a Hinthar bird- couple found there; the female had a rest on the back of male bird. And continue to KANBAWZATHDI PALACE, the old palace of Hantharwady, Myanmar King Bayintnaung’s palace in 1553. And visit to KYAIK PUN PAGODAfamous for its four giant Buddha. Upon arrival at Yangon, transfer to your Hotel in Yangon.
DAY 6. YANGON DEPARTURE
After Breakfast, transfer to Yangon international airport for your departure flight (or) next trip.
**End of our service**