Burma Golden Rock Short Break

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Burma Golden Rock Short Break.

Trip Validity

  • 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit Burma’s Golden Rock and discover charming villages and countryside

Discover a country of mythical landscapes, ancient treasures and some of the friendliest folk you’ll ever meet. From golden-gilded Buddha’s in Yangon to the gravity defying Kyaiktiyo Golden Rock, Burma will excite, impress and intrigue. Experience the South-East Asia of forty years ago - full of rarely seen sights and generations of stories just waiting to be told.

  • Marvel at gravity defying Golden Rock
  • Experience the colonial charm of Yangon
  • Wander local markets in Bago
  • Admire the reclining Buddha of Shwethalyaung Pagoda

Burma Golden Rock Short Break Summary

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Day 1 Yangon - Golden Rock

Be whisked away from the colonial capital of Yangon, travelling past rice paddies, through Burmese countryside and up a mountain to reach the Golden Rock - a huge boulder covered in gold leaf and carefully balanced on the edge of a cliff.

Day 2 Kyaikhityo (Golden Rock) - Bago - Yangon

Drive through small villages, wander local markets and explore the glittering pagodas of Bago before heading back to the capital, Yangon.