The Golden Rock is one of the most sacred places in Burma and attracts visitors and pilgrims from all over the world. The Buddhist fervor that animates the place is complemented by a good-natured atmosphere with its markets, pilgrim's lodges and the comings and goings of vehicles that transport all this little world along a winding and panoramic road.
Transfer to the airport for your morning flight Loikaw, the capital of Kayah state. After 1hr driving to Kayah Village, welcome at Community Centre. Visit the Kayhtobo site and Hunting Shrine, to learn about local beliefs and spiritual life. Then continue to the scenic 7 lakes via Lotus Pond. After a short rest, visit a local musician's house, listen to traditional instrument and try your hand playing them.
Early morning, pick you up at the place you live in Mandalay and drive to Mogok. It is 5 - 6 hrs drive from Mandalay. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Then, take the permission for visiting MINE from Ministry of MINE and followed by sightseeing to SAN TAW WIN GEM mine. Next, visit to SULlAMANI BUDDHA IMAGE in Aye Zeti Monastery compound for overview of Mogok.
After breakfast, drive to Pyin Oo Lwin by private car (67 km/~ 1 hr 30). Visit Pyin Oo Lwin city and local Market for its attractive seasonal fruits and flowers. Pyin Oo Lwin is also called Pan Myodaw (the city of flowers). Deserving enough to get this name, lilies and roses grow naturally on every road and other small flowers are also blooming.
Starting from the small town of Kyaing Tong in Shan country, not far from the borders with China, Laos and Thailand, many itineraries allow you to meet the ethnic minorities that inhabit the region. Through hiking through small villages, you can discover a simple and authentic lifestyle maintained by a population that retains its colorful traditions and costumes.
The discovery of Arakan combines ideally with a seaside holiday on the paradise beaches of Ngapali. With its beautiful white sand beach about 5km long, Ngapali is Burma's flagship seaside destination. Along the sandy fringe of the Andaman Sea, there are some of the most beautiful hotels in the country.
Count at least 5 days to visit the ancient kingdom of Arakan that borders the Gulf of Bengal. You will stay in a very comfortable lodge of charm, located in M'rauk U, royal city "forgotten", of an exceptional historical wealth. The discovery of Arakan combines ideally with a seaside holiday on the paradise beaches of Ngapali. At the northwest corner of Burma is the Arakan.
Whether crossing rice paddies interspersed with impressive karst formations of the Hpa . An region or lying in the narrow streets dotted with old colonial mansions of the town of Moulmein, the South offers a new face of Burma . Also a high place for monastic life, the region has only recently opened to foreign travelers who find charm and authenticity, all in beautiful natural landscapes.