Join locals on an adventurous trip up a winding mountain road to where the iconic boulder is delicately balanced. Be enchanted by the sublime site of devotees praying.

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Open-air truck ride to Golden Rock

Learn about the history and myths of Bago

Visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda

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Golden Rock

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Day 1

Yangon - Golden Rock - Kyaikhtiyo

Travel five hours by road to Kyaikhtiyo Base Camp from where you will take an open-air truck along a winding road to Golden Rock. This huge boulder covered in gold leaf and delicately balanced on the cliff edge is one of Myanmar’s most important pilgrimage sites.

Day 2

Kyaikhtiyo - Bago - Yangon

After breakfast return to base camp. En route back to Yangon stop in Bago, a town steeped in legend. Spend time exploring the sites of the town learning of the history and myths  of the city, including visits to Shwemawdaw Pagoda, a Mon neighbourhood and a town market. (B)

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