Extensions-4 (6Days / 5Nights)
Yangon – Sitwee – Mrauk U
Day 1 Yangon – Sitwee
Day 2 Sitwee – Mrauk U
Day 3 Mrauk U
Day 4 Mrauk U - Chin villages
Day 5 Mrauk – U – Sitwee
Day 6 Sitwee – Yangon
Day 1 Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock
Leave hotel at 8 am after Breakfast.Our guide will pick you up at your hotel.Then you haed to Golden rock.On the way,Stop at Htauk Kyan War cemetery which is situated at the entrance of the Yangon. On the way, viist Bago.
Old capital of Mon state. Visit Kyaik PonPagoda, Four backed Buddhas of 15 century,Shwe Tharhlaung,reclingin Buddha buit in 10 centuary.Then head to Bago and Mon state.Arrivea t Base camp in the evening at 3 pm. Take the local pagoda truck car to go up the mountain for 45 minutes. Then, check in the hotel and drink welcome juice.After a moment of Break, visit the Golden Rock Pagoda.
According to the legend, Gold leves gifted head shaped round rock is topped by a stupa enshrining Buddha hairs. It is so strongly holy because of Buddha hair and also proved by parcherd on the edge of cliff.It is Myanmar First Pilgrimage site and every year round is crowded with pelerines.
15 minutes walk to Pagoda from your hotel. Stay up the pagoda after sunset and seeing the sun set and evening rituels of Buddhist in the scent of insences and in the light of candles. You will see so many different pelerine who com there with great devastation, some olds are carried on porter chairs.Also are the hermit ( forest dwellers ) who are rarely crossed in city in brown color robe with closed long hat with long barbes holding begging bowls.
After visit, back to hotel.Over night at hotel.
Day 2 Golden Rock – Hpa An - Mawlamyaing
After Break fast, leave the hotel and haed to lpcal truck to go down the base camp.Driving down to base camp where your car is await for you takes as similar as the way up to the hill.Arrive at th base camp and join the car and proceed to Hpa An.
Hpa an is the capital city of Karen State. Karen people are one of the main tribe in Myanmar representing 7 percentage of Population.It takes about 4 hours from GoldenRock toHpa An. On the way you can stop at the rubber garden to see the process of rubber plates fabrication since the rubber tree saps. Souther part of Myanmar has rain tropical climate and main habitat of Rubber trees and you see rubber gardens in large scales and it is main economy of thea region.
Then continue to Hpa an.You will at the Hpa An at noom and viist the historical Kauk Kon cave.It is nature cave and carved with the thousands of Buddhas on the inside cave wall dating back to 7 century.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Then visit Kyauk Kalatte stupa near Karen national Emblemic Zwe Ka Bin hill on the island of a lake.
Next, enter the Hpa An city and visit Shwe Yin Myaw Stupa and enjoy the sun set while taking the local boat around the pagoda for one hour.After sun set,installation at hotel and over night at hotel.
Day 3 Hpa An – Mawlamyaing
After Break fast, check out he hotel and head to Hpa An with our guide and car. First visit Sddan Cave.It is situated ouskirst of Hpa An and have to drive a bout 45 minute to get there. Saddan cave is lime stone natural cave and holy for local population Karen considered as Buddha had lived in that cave as he was incarnated as Saddan White Elephant.So Cave was name after Buddha Saddan White Elephant.At the entrance,you will see statude of White Elephant Buddha of on of his former life. Inside is quite large and long about 1 km to reach to the back opening. Crosse the cave and take the baot at the baack of the cave to walk on boat under the cave rock and along the paddy field which will give your secerney and somehow adventurous moment. Paddy fields and mountains at the horizon is a breathikng charm of Saddam cave.After visit, drive on towards Mawlamyaing.On the way,visit U Na Auk Monastery in the Konat Mon village which was built during the Colonail time.
Then, Head to Mawlamyaing. Arrive at Maw Lamyaing at the sun set time and visit, the Kyaik Thahlan and Sein Don Monsatery. Over night at Hotel.
Day 4 Mawlamyaing
After Break fast, Visit Mahamuni Buddha and view Point, Bumboo Buddha and monastery near by. After that viist the Local market of Maw lamyaing and some old church if it is open because Malamyiang was the first British Capital of Myanmar and there are som old colonial buildings.
After Market,go out of the Maw Lamyaing to see The longest reclining Buddha image.175 meters long and back to Mawlamyaing and visit the Kaung say island and enjoy the sun set on the bank of Than Lwin River where you can feed seagulls lik local people who caome and feed them every evening.Overningt at Hotel.
Day 5 Mawlamyaing – Yangon
After breakfast,leave the hotel and drive direct back to Yangon.Driving time is 6 hours.On the way stop at the Naung Bo village to see Bamboo hat fabrication.Then,proceed to Yangon and lunch on the way and arrive at yangon late in the evening. Oveer night at Hotel.