Kyaikhtiyoe (Golden Rock)
The famous legendary Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is located in the small town called Kyaikhto, in the Mon State. The pagoda is also known as ''The Golden Rock''. This destination is 160km away from Yangon and 4-hour drive.

The Pagoda is situated on a rocky Mountain 1100m (3615ft) above sea-level. Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is one of the most ancient and celebrated of all pagodas in Myanmar and said to have been built during the life-time of the Buddha over 2400 years.

It is a 11 km uphill climb for the hikers from Kinpun base camp to the rock, if we trek it takes 7 hrs. walk or 1 hr. drive up hill by open truck to Hermit hill. And then it takes 45 minutes’ trek to reach the Golden Rock. For the people who cannot trek, the palanquins are available.

The season of pilgrimage is from October to May.
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