This morning, after breakfast at your hotel, we will take five hour journey to the well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State – Golden Rock. It is built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by devotees.
En route visit Kyakhat Wine Monastery where many monks live while studying Buddha's literature. This is a great chance for you to learn more about monastic life of young monks.
When reach the base camp, we travel by local open-air truck to the junction camp and then to Golden Rock or and spend 45 minutes walking to the Golden Rock. If you would love to use sedan chair, you should pay by your own account.
Overnight stay in Kyaikhtiyo
Important Notes for visits to Golden Rock
What to pack
• Sturdy shoes as the way up to Golden Rock is very steep.
• A pullover, light weight jacket and/or scarf as it gets quite cold in the evening.
• Backpack: Leave your main luggage in Yangon and just bring a backpack or small overnight back.