( 5 days / 4 nights ) Tour Code : ESP ( Med – BW.gg12 )
Day 01: Yangon arrival & sightseeing
Arrive at Yangon International Airport and welcome by Go & Go Travels representative and our tour guide. Check in to hotel. Afternoon tour of Yangon includes Karaweik Hall a Royal barge on the Royal lake for photo stop. Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha. Visit to the city centre with the gilded 2500 years Sule Pagoda. And visit colonial style buildings surrounding Mahabandula Park. Then drive to stroll through a narrow street of China Town including the short visit to Tao Temple. Then, shortly before sunset, the 107 meters high golden stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda will glitter in the soft light of the early evening. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
Day 02: Yangon sightseeing & Meditation Centre
After breakfast at hotel, morning visit to Kaba Aye (World Peace ) pagoda, Mahapasana Cave. And then proceed to Chanmyae Yeiktha monastery one of the famous meditation centre for the study and practice of vipassana process while taught by the Buddha in India 2500 years ago. Chanmyae Yeiktha, Yangon, functions mainly as a meditation centre but is also a monastery with resident monks (meditation teachers) and nuns. It is for foreigners and Myanmar mediators alike. We will have the unique chance to interview Buddhist monks and preachers in the World Buddhist Institute, one of Yangon’s several world renowned centers of Buddhism. The experience is always different as you learn how and why these monks dedicate their lives to worship and introspection. You are bound to come away with a newfound appreciation for their lifestyle. Overnight at Meditation centre.
Day 03: Meditation Centre – Yangon
After the study and practice of training at meditation centre, evening pick up and visit to Botahtaung Pagoda, ( Ancient Pagoda was destroyed by bombing during World War Two and a replica built in its place. Relics excavated from the treasure chamber were re-enshrined. This is the only pagoda where one can walk along a spiraling corridor into the innermost part of the spire and see the glass-encased relic chamber deep inside. The spire glistens with its pure gold patina and inside, the corridors are lined with gold leaf and sparkling glass mosaic, giving it a magical look. See the sunset at Myanmar seaport. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 04: Yangon – Bago - Moeyungyi
After breakfast, pick up at your hotel, drive to Moeyungyi Resort and on the way visit to Bago sightseeing; Kyakhatwine Monastery, where a thousand of monks who take the meal of the day at 10:am in total silence and Kanbawza Thardi Palace built by King Bayinnaug. Shwemawdaw pagoda and Shwethalyaung Pagoda (the world’s most beautiful reclining Buddha). Then proceed to Moeyungyi Resort for Bird watching. Overnight at Moeyungyi Resort.
Day 05: Moeyungyi – Yangon (by car) - Departure
In the early morning after breakfast at resort, boat excursion around the Moeyungyi Resort and bird watching in an environment. Then drive back to Yangon and transfer to airport for your departure. ( Evening flight ).
- Airport transfer
- English speaking guide
- 3 star hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Private transportation with saloon or Van
- Entrance fees
- Fee of Meditation Center one night
- Boat fare for Moeyungyi bird watching
- Meals / Beverages & Water
- Tour sightseeing as not specific itinerary
- Personal uses