Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)
From Bago you travel to east across the Sittaung Bridge to Kyaiktiyo. Upon reaching Kinpun Base Camp after 2-hour drive, you will be transferred into open trucks for a spectacular ride up the Hermit Hill Base Camp. Make your own pilgrimage up to the mystical Golden Rock where the men apply gold leaves to the rock's surface. A 5.5-meter high pagoda, resting atop a huge gold-gilded boulder, precariously perched high on the edge of the hill will make you unbelievable!.
The capital of Mon State is located at the banks of Thanlwin River and surely an ideal place for a journey back into colonial times. Explore the charming, green city surrounded by the river to the west and to the east by a canopy of shimmering pagodas by trishaw, drive past the Mahamuni Pagda, Kyaikthanlan Pagoda. And also visitors can see Saluti Mosque, Mogul Shah Mosque, Kaladan Mosque and First Baptist Church. For relax, visit well-known 'Shampoo Island'.