4 Days Itinerary Yangon – Bago – Kyaikhtiyo – Hpa An – Yangon
Day 1: Yangon – Bago – Kyaikhto (-/-/-)
In the morning at 08:00 am, we will pick up transfer to Golden Rock Pagoda on the way stop at Bago to see famous highlights.
Highlights of Bago include such as Kyaik Khat Wine Monastery where you can see hundreds of monks at their lunchtime, Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated pagodas in Myanmar with 114 m height, the palace of famous King Bayint Naung. Kanbawzathadi Palace site includes Royal Audience Hall and Bumble Bee Throne Hall. Next to Shwethalyaung reclining Pagoda and way back to Yangon stop at Htauk Kyant War cemetery. Final stop at four Giant Buddha images of Kyaik pun Pagoda built by King Dhammaceti in AD 1475.
and transfer to Kyaikhto approximately around 2 hour, hotel check in and Overnight in Kyaikhto.
Day 2: Trekking to the Golden Rock Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (B/-/-)
Trek condition: 20% steep, 80% trek, Moderate Level
During: 4-5 hour, 12 KM
In the early morning of 06:00 am, transfer to Kimpun base camp, start walk through into beautiful forest with many villages, small shops and small streams, you will get in touch with the nature the whole morning. This time will allow you to see the daily lives of the people and monks who live in these mountains. Upon arrival to Kyaiktiyo Pagoda take refreshment and photo shooting opportunities, after lunch back to the base camp by truck. Proceed to Hpa An around 2 hour drive.
Experience the bat cave of Hpa An, watch many thousands of Bats are going out from the limestone cave for food across the river.
Overnight in Hpa An.
Day 3: Hpa An Full Day Cycling to Sadan Cave (B/L/-)
Cycling distance: 55-60 km, moderate level of fitness required
Meet our cycling guide at Hotel Gabbana 08:00 am, after a short safety briefing we will start our ride to Beautiful limestone mountains with green paddy field. We will cycle first to Kaw Ka Taung Cave near Hpa an, visit to Lat Kha Na Kayin village and beautiful bridge. Proceed your cycling trip to Eaindu small town.
After lunch, we visit Sadan Cave which lived the kings of elephants and beautiful Buddhas statues and images inside the cave. At the exit of the cave, we will take a pleasant boat ride in small lake which leads back to the front of the cave.
We turn our way back to hpa an on the way visit to Kyauk Ka Latt Pagoda with beautiful artificial lake and Lumbini garden. After riding through beautiful green valley, arrive back to Hpa an in the evening.
Day 4: Hpa An – Yangon (B/-/-)
This morning after breakfast, check out from your hotel, at the exit of Hpa An visit to famous and interesting Kaw-goon Cave pagoda which interior walls are decorated with thousands of images sculpted of all sizes and materials, back to Yangon.
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- 3 Night accommodation at 4* lodging, 3* hotels or Motel/hostel
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- All transfer and sightseeing by private vehicle
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Professional grade mountain bike
- Bike includes front suspension
- Snacks and fruits
- Drinking Water and towels
- Entrance fees
- Dinner, alcohol and drinks
- Tipping and Gratuities
PLEASE NOTE: Advice able wears are light t-shirts, short or quarter pants. Shoulders, upper arms and above knees must be covered when entering the pagodas.
Things to be prepared: Small backpack, Sunglasses, sunblock, insect repellent, flip-flops, a small camera, shoes and shorts for cycling and personal medicines.
Where is Hpa An and is it safe to travel there?
Hpa An is now very peaceful place and it’s just 5-6 hours drive from Yangon. Everyone can plan their holidays to Hpa An without permission from authorities. Myawaddy Border recently opened for E Visa entry starting from 01/09/2016, you can easily enter from that Thai- Myanmar border checkpoint.
How do we get to Hpa an?
The cheapest options are you can book online bus ticket (3-4 times a day departure from Yangon) at Star ticket and Myanmar Bus Ticket as well as many bus ticket counters in Yangon. If you prefer private transportation service with other tour options you may request us.
Do I need to bring my own bike?
We will provide you professional mountain bike for your convenience ride. All of the gears and equipment are inspected by our mechanic before departure to the trip. If you must bring your own bike, we can give the best advice and arrange it for you.
What’re the routes like flat or hilly?
Your tour will be lead by our local guides who have many knowledge of Hpa An landscape and trails. All of the paved and unpaved roads are flat, and perfect for immature mountain bike cyclist (but need to have a medium physical fitness level).