Meditation Session in a Monastery (Yangon)

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 4 hours
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Yangon, Myanmar
  • Ends Yangon, Myanmar
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit some key tourist attractions of Yangon such as the Botataung Pagoda and Sule Paya
  • Discover the beliefs and myths surrounding the Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Admire stunning views of Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset
  • Learn more about the history of Yangon
Embark on this unique pilgrimage tour as we pick you from your hotel and take you to the stunning Botataung Pagoda. This mammoth 40-meter golden pagoda boasts of a mini museum and displays several sacred relics and artifacts. According to legends, two merchant brothers traveled from Yangon to India with 8 holy hairs from Gautam Buddha. Along the way, some of these were stolen, which forced the king to place the remaining relics in a special box. Miraculously, these relics returned to their original number. This auspicious occasion marked by the enshrinement of the hairs.

After exploring the monastery, drive towards the downtown area, where you can take a brief walking tour or drive by the colonial-style buildings such as the Sule Paya, Strand Hotel, Mahabandoola Park and the Post Office. Located in the midst of the hustle bustle of the downtown area, SulePaya is an octagonal Mon-style pagoda that attracts local monks and pilgrims from all over the region.

Proceed to the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Myanmar's most iconic sites. This 99-metre golden temple is where the most of the remaining relics are enshrined. Visiting the temple complex and learn more about the beliefs and myths surrounding this pagoda. Enjoy a stunning sunset scene as you watch the sun's rays reflect off the gold-color stupa, treating your eyes to a myriad of colors.

Transfer back to your hotel.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • All transfers private ground transportation with Aircon
  • Entry & Zone Fees – (Shwedagon Pagoda, Botahtaung Pagoda)
  • Local English Speaking Station Guide
  • Purified water 0.5 ml (2) bottle & (2) wet towels on sightseeing day only
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Meals
  • Any private transportation
  • End of trip gratitude for driver, boatmen, hotels, restaurants, and local guide
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