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.

Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
Burma (Myanmar)
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
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0kg pp per trip


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


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.
Drive through small villages, wander local markets and explore the glittering pagodas of Bago before heading back to the capital, Yangon.
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1 breakfast
Guesthouse (1 night)
Included activities
  • Bago Town Tour - Kanbawza Thardi Palace, the Kalayani Sima, Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethalyaung P
  • Mt Kyaiktiyo - Golden Rock & Pagoda


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Important notes

Please note this tour begins on Day 1 at 8am, and finishes on Day 2 at 5pm.

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