Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda, Day Trip)

Yangon – Golden Rock - Yangon    fullday


Visit of the amazing legend of Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo Pagoda)
Enjoy the magnificent scenery that surrounded the Golden Rock area
Get in touch with traditions and culture of local people


    Private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
    Admission fee
    English speaking guide
    Hotel pick up and drop off


    Personal expenses
    Food & beverages
    Gratuities for guide and driver
    Visits not mentioned in the program

Terms & Conditions

Please Note
To confirm your booking details, please send an e-mail at least 48 hours prior to departure. Please make sure you have a printed voucher with you and present it to our staff at the meeting point.
Once booked, refunds are not available due to reservation requirements.
Guide service will not be included for single traveler.
Tour departs morning at 8:00 and end at 17:00.
Pick up: Hotel pick-up may be as early as 1 hour prior to tour start time. Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time provided. We will confirm you one day earlier a precise time by email.
Drop off: After the tour, our vehicle will drop off the passengers back to the hotel.
The road from the base camp up to the Golden Rock has to be done by special dedicated trucks. You are not allowed to drive up there with your own vehicle. These open trucks are equipped with narrow benches on the back
During the raining season, the platform around the Pagoda can be slippery due to rain or mist
You are advised to only carry a light bag
The Golden Rock Pagoda does regular gilding in a three year cycle. During this time, the rock will be covered in bamboo scaffolding. Prior notice is not given and exact schedule for the work are not readily available.

Full Itinerary

One of our company English speaking guides will come and pick you up at your hotel on your appointment time (about 6:00 am). And then we will drive to Golden Rock for approximately four hours (190 km from Yangon). Enjoy the scenic driving and see the way of the people on the country site. We will arrive Bago for tea break. After that we will depart from Bago for the drive to Golden Rock. Lunch at local restaurant (It depends on whether you are hungry or not. If you are not hungry, we can eat after visiting the Golden Rock. You can freely discuss this with your guide). After lunch, 10minutes drive to KIN PUN base camp. On our arrival at the KIN PUN base camp (a steep 11 km road leads to the upper staging point), we will leave our car and take public open truck to the summit of the mountain (Please note that the journey is made in open trucks, which can be crowded and uncomfortable).On your arrival at the top of the mountain, take your time for your sightseeing and see amazing pagoda on the huge single stone on the cliff. After sightseeing at the pagoda, back to our car by the open truck again. Arrival to mountain base and drive back to Yangon. Upon arrival at Yangon, proceed to your hotel and it will be the end of the sightseeing with Golden Express.
Lunch and dinner are to your own account.

from $145 per pax ( US Dollars )

1. Children 3 years old and under are free. Children above 3 years will need to be paid as Adults.
2. For Ballooning tours, children under the age of 8 years will not be allowed to fly. Children aged between 8 and 16 years will need to be paid as Adults, and must be over 137cm tall (4 feet 6 inches). Additionally, they need to be accompanied by a paying adult.
3. Tours require a 3-day advance booking.
For tours on short notice, please use Contact Us Form

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