RT-Day Tours (D)
- TOUR CODE : RT-DAY TOURS (D)
- TOUR NAME : FULL DAY BAGO EXCURSION
- COVERAGE : YANGON – BAGO – YANGON
- DURATION : 12 HOURS
Pick Up/Drop Off Point: Hotel / Hotel (Yangon)
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel at 7am in Yangon downtown and head to Mon Ancient Kingdom, also called Hanthawaddy Kingdom. It was a royal palace of Mon people, who were powerful in Myanmar from the 9th century to the 1th and from the 13th to the 16th century. It will take approximately 2 hours drive by car from Yangon.
On the way to Bago, we will stop at Shwe Nyaung Pin Nat Shrine, where local people stop here for a while to pay homage to the Nats to protect them from any dangers on their journeys. Visit Htauk Kyant bustling local market. From here, we proceed to Shwethalyaung Buddha to see a magnificent reclining Buddha built in about AD 994 and has 55m in length and 52m in height. Then, we visit to Kyakhatwine Monastery to observe the offering meals to a thousand of monks.
Next, be amazed with the Shwemawdaw Pagoda – Myanmar’s tallest stupa built and worshiped by ancient Mon people and head to Kanbawzathardi Palace which was reconstructed the palace of King Bayinnaung. Explore Kyaikpun Pagoda consists of four 27m (100ft) high sitting Buddha placed face-to-face around huge, square pillar, depicting the four Buddha namely Gotama, Kakkusana, Konagamana and Kassapa. Legend tells that four Mon sisters were connected with the construction of the Buddha; it was said that if any of them should marry, one of the Buddhas would collapse.
In the late afternoon, we will head back to Yangon and make a stop at the front of Htauk Kyant Common Wealth War Cemetery that buried 27,000 allied soldiers died during World War II.
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- Private air-conditioned vehicle
- Snow towel & purified drinking water