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Visit one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Myanmar.
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One night accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing and transport by private vehicle and services of a local English-speaking guide.
Join locals on an adventurous trip up a winding mountain road to where the iconic boulder is delicately balanced. Be enchanted by the sublime site of devotees praying.
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Open-air truck ride to Golden Rock
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Travel five hours by road to Kyaikhtiyo Base Camp from where you will take an open-air truck along a winding road to Golden Rock. This huge boulder covered in gold leaf and delicately balanced on the cliff edge is one of Myanmar’s most important pilgrimage sites.
After breakfast return to base camp. En route back to Yangon stop in Bago, a town steeped in legend. Spend time exploring the sites of the town learning of the history and myths of the city, including visits to Shwemawdaw Pagoda, a Mon neighbourhood and a town market. (B)
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