Myanmar Buddhist pilgrimage tour 9 days / 8 nights :
Buddhist pilgrimage tour is a gem in our tours portfolio. Myanmar is a homeland for major Buddhist sacred sites and unique traditions which are kept and carefully passed from one generation to another. Places like the brilliant Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon, the world-famous Golden Rock pagoda in Kyaiktyio or the giant Shwetalyaing Reclining Buddha Image in Bago have been places of worship for centuries. Nowadays, thousands of believers from all over the world visit the country every year to pay hommage to these highly revered places.
Summary of the tour :
Duration : 9 days / 8 nights
Best season for visits : all year round
Itinerary : Yangon – Pann Pyo Lett – Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock) – Bago – Mandalay – Sagaing – Monywa – Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park – Bagan – Yangon
Basic hotels :
3 star hotels
|Kyaiktyio (Golden Rock)||
Golden Sunrise hotel
Win Unity hotel
Base camp basic cabin
- Accommodation (double/twin room shared room)
- Breakfast in the hotels
- All transfers and transportation by private a/c car
- 2 domestic flights
- All entrance and zone fees, according to the program
- Hill truck to Golden Rock pagoda
- English-speaking guide services (French/Russian/German/Spanish/Chinese/Japanese-speaking guides on supplement and on request)
- Assistance of the Radiant Tours & Travels team 24h/24, 7d/7
Package does not include:
- International flights
- Lunch and dinner
- Visa fees
- Optional visits and services not mentioned in the program
- Compulsory surcharges for Christmas, New Year and Myanmar Water Festival (April) depending on the hotels
- Photo- and video camera fees
- Tips and personal expenses
Contacts for details and booking :
Day 1: Arrival to Yangon. Meeting with the guide at the airport. Transfer to hotel. Evening visit to Shwedagon pagoda and ceremony of offering of lighting candles at the pagoda. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Transfer to Kyaiktyio (Golden Rock pagoda). On the way - visit of Pann Pyo Lett monastery, donation ceremony, participation in monastic activities and meditation in the monastery. Evening arrival to Kyaiktyio and overnight.
Day 3: Morning visit of the Golden Rock pagoda. In the afternoon - transfer back to Yangon and visit of Bago on the way. Evening arrival to Yangon. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 4: Morning flight to Mandalay. Visits in Mandalay and Sagaing. Evening prayer in one of the prominent monasteries. Overnight in Mandalay.
Day 5: Early morning food offering ceremony to the monks. Departure to Monywa. Visit of major Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Monywa. Free evening and overnight in Monywa.
Day 6 : Morning departure to Alaungdaw Kathapa National park. Visit of the important Buddha shrine of the area. Free evening and overnight in the park's base camp.
Day 7 : Transfer to Bagan. Evening arrival to Bagan, free time and overnight.
Day 8 : Visit of 4 famous pagodas in Bagan before noon (according to the local belief, paying hommage to 4 famous pagodas and making a wish before noon would help your wish fulfilled. In the afternoon - visit of other Bagan's pagodas and surrounding villages. Overnight in Bagan
Day 9 : Transfer to the airport and flight to Yangon. Upon arrival to Yangon airport - end of services and waiting for the international departure flight.