Drive to Thanlyin (Syriam). The city used to be the Portuguese colonial during the 16th century and famous sea port in the region. En route, you will get to see lotus covered lakes and small wooden houses in traditional village style.
All accommodation in twin sharing room with daily breakfast
Meals on program
All private transport mentioned (Car)
All entrance fees of mentioned place
English speaking guide
Meals as specified (Food only, nodrinks)
·Visa arrangement and visa stamp fee
·International air fare (from/to Yangon)
·International departure airport tax(USD 10 per person at present)
·Compulsory dinner (X’mas & New Year Eve)
·Sedan chair in Kyaikhtiyo
·Drinks, laundry , tips and other expenses
·Surcharges if any (upon booking and increasing of fuel charges and admission fee with prior notice)
DAY 1: Yangon Arrival (L/D)
Arrive in Yangon, you are picked up to airport for flight to Yangon, arrival in Yangon you are picked up to hotel for relax .After fresh up explore Yangon city tour.
Highlight; down town Yangon with its faded colonial atmosphere such as central post office, historic Strand hotel, custom house and high court to observe the colonial heritage in Yangon, then city center where Sule Pagoda located to see the bustling life of Yangon and City Hall. In the afternoon, visit to Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott’s Market), where one can buy many items in one place.
Then visit to "Chaukhtathgyi Pagoda" it is the fourth largest colossal reclining image in Myanmar. In the evening visit to the most magnificent and spectacular religious edifice, Shwedagon Pagoda observe local pilgrims and monks offering their devotions and enjoy the amazing sunset view.
Overnight at Yangon.
DAY 2: Yangon- Kyaikhtoyo (B/L/D)
Bago Sightseeing after breakfast, then start your trip to Golden rock. 160 km northeast of Yangon. On the way photo stop at World War II War Cemetery, dedicated to the 27,000 Commonwealth Forces who died in Burma. Then proceed to Bago, visit to Kyakhatwine Monastery - one may observe over 1000 student monks having lunch under the way of Buddha's guidance. Then drive to Golden Rock It is purported to be held in place, “balanced on hairs of the Buddha”. When you arrive Base camp, take the light truck (approx. 30 minutes up a steep and rough 11-km dirt road), to the up mountain. Then trek to the Top of the mountain (approx. 45 minutes) where the Pagoda is located.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: Golden Rock – yangon (B/L/D)
Kyaikhtiyo – Yangon
View sunrise at Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda and light candles and offer fruits, food, and incense just like a local to Pagoda. Only men cross over a bridge across an abyss to apply golden leaves on the Golden Rock. Take a 45 minute open truck uphill and reach Kyaikhto. Back to Yangon.. On the way back, the sites in Bago are spread out around the town and you’ll spend time exploring with your guide, learning about the history and myths of the city. Include 4- gigantic Buddha images of Kyaik Pun Pagoda , and Shwemawdaw Pagoda – the highest pagoda in Myanmar . Then visit to the 55-metre long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha and Kanbawza Thadi – the famous palace of King Bayinnaung (1551-1581 A.D.) is being extensively excavated and some buildings are being rebuilt.
Drive back to Yangon. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: Onward departure (B)
After breakfast at hotel, visit Kyauktawgyi pagoda , which is one of the biggest marble Buddha Images in Myanmar with a height of 37ft (11m) and a weight of weighs over 600 tons. The classical name of this Image is Lawkachantha Abaya Labamuni, meaning World Peace and Prosperity. This Sitting Buddha.
Then transfer to aiport for your departure flight.
Note: Bogyoke or ScottMarket is closed every Monday and Public Holidays.
Child Policies “under 12years old”:
* Child in half twin shared with 01 adult100% of adult fare
* Child in extra bed, shared room with 02 adults75% of adult fare
* Child without bed, shared room with 02 adults50% of adult fare
* Complementary for kid under 5years old shared bed with parents
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With a focus on experience, guest safety, quality control and service delivery, we will check every details to make sure that our travel sevices or your booking travel with us a most enjoyable. Each request is dutifully responded to within 24 hours unless negotiations and special requests are required on your behalf; our team of Vietnampathfinder will ultimately inform and follow up or you also can call us any time at 084. 913323 977 (Mr Pham).
20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour, this deposit is non-refundable. The remaining 80% of the total tour cost to be paid 45 days (for FIT Booking ) and 60 Days (for GIT Booking) prior to arrival date. If booked less than 45 days from arrival, full payment is required immediately.
Where deposits and advance payments are required from contractors/third parties, these will also be invoiced to the client for payment (in addition to the 20% deposit). This will be required for Vietnampathfinder to secure services contractors/third parties. Pre-payment procedures during high/peak seasons may also vary, depending on the accommodation policy to guarantee the booking. Vietnampathfinder will inform you accordingly about this for each individual case.
We do accept payment methods:
+ Bank transfer = 25$/ 1 time bank fees/ whole amount (takes 3 days to complete and easy, this is low bank fees for big amount)
+ Credit card = 2.7% bank fees is levied in addition to the invoiced amount. Kindly make sure you include the invoice number or contact our Accounting Department for an invoice number so that your payment can be identified. Please also check with the bank who issued your credit card to ensure that no other bank fee is applied.
+ Paypayl online = 4.7%, fast but high fees
+Cash on arrival: 50% deposit for booking services (after confirmation) and the balance by cash on arrival Vietnam ( collect by tour guides, drivers directly from tour leader or your clients).
Cancellations & Refunds
Any cancellations should be made in writing to VietnamPathfinder Travel (email at: email@example.com ). Cancellations beyond your control subject to Force Majeure can be covered under travel insurance. We recommend you buy Travel insurance before you complete payment of your travel and review its relevant product disclosure statement.
For FIT booking (group of less than 14 People travel together)
Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 22 days or more prior to arrival date
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 21 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 14 - 8 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.
Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 7 days before departure.
For GIT booking (group from 14 People up travel together)
Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival date
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 60 - 31 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.
For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 30 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.
Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 14 days before departure.
Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises and third party cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified on application. Vietnampathfinder will aim to negotiate with suppliers to waive or minimize these charges to you at best.
Refund & Non-Refundable
+ Any refund may takes from 15 days to 3 Months and We reserve the right to modify these refund policy without prior notice.
+ A Non-refundable of 100 USD for booking tours when complete the booking confirmation
Hotel Ratings & Accommodation
Although hotels/guest houses/accommodation in the region may provide you with information about their qualification, the properties used and offered by Vietnampathfinder in this part of the world may not all have official star qualification issued by an official government-accredited hotel association in the country of operation. Vietnampathfinder provide you with its own internal star qualification which is based on its own experience and certain criteria to ensure you have an interpretation of the qualification. Vietnampathfinder cannot be held liable in any way for this star qualification.
There are limited hotels/resorts, with standard triple rooms in their inventory. These are commonly double/twin rooms with an extra (rollaway) bed, limiting space within the room. Please inform all concerned accordingly to correctly manage expectations. Extra bed rates / triple sharing room rates are available in the confidential tariff.
Single room supplements are indicated in the confidential tariff. It is common that the provided rooms are twin/double rooms for single use only.
Preferences such as smoking/non-smoking, interconnecting rooms, king-size beds, and location of the room cannot be guaranteed or confirmed in advance and are subject to hotel policy and availability at time of check-in.
Hotels or Similar Standards, this mean, we will book your accommodation in a similar hotel standards that based on room, service quality and star category, we will email to inform and will only confirm when get final decision from you before block the services.
( Must be under 12 years old upon travelling date)
We will apply the tour rates as following when you process booking online our packages
* Child in half twin shared with 01 adult 100% of adult fare
* Child in extra bed, shared room with 02 adults 75% of adult fare
* Child without bed, shared room with 02 adults 50% of adult fare
* Complementary for kid under 5years old shared bed with parents
As you can see when booking online, we only charge the child with 50% of adult fare and accept this term, mean, the hotel room will arrange with a twin or double bed (or without an extra bed) and your Child will share room with 02 adults (Parents).
So, if you will request an extra bed after completed our online booking, we will add surcharge further of 25% of adult fare and this payment will be collected on arrival
Last Minutes Booking Policies
Last minutes bookings if the bookings are made in 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours before departure
Less than 24 hours before your trip departure, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call at 084 913323977, we shall inform with our available services that with the same quality, standard as the package tours or any our travel services you wish to book on our website: www.vietnampathfinder.com, before process the final booking.
Refund and amendment will not be applied for last minute bookings.
Compulsory at Peak Season & Surcharge
Hotels or Boats (Halong bay, Mekong delta) will request during Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year period, we will inform you via email this special surcharge and your own account