Yangon – Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) – Yangon
2 DAYS – 1 NIGHT (Extension From Yangon)
Day 1 Yangon – Kyaiktiyo
Early morning, drive out of Yangon to Bago (Pegu), about 2 Hours drive north east of Yangon. From Bago, drive through seemingly endless paddy fields to the small town of Kyaikto and on to the 'base camp' of Kinpun. In the afternoon, take a local truck up a bumpy track to upper camp of Kyaikhtiyo. The walk offers magnificent views over the surrounding countryside and the opportunity to make friends with the many local people who make the pilgrimage to Kyaiktiyo.
Day 2 Kyaiktiyo – Bago – Yangon
Early risers may enjoy returning to the Golden Rock. After breakfast, walk down to the truck gate and return by truck to your car/minibus. Drive back to Bago and visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda Shwethalyaung Buddha, Kyaikpun Pagoda, on the way back to Yangon at the British War Cemetery near Htauk Kyan..Arrive Yangon.