Kakku And Taung Gyi Day Tour
42 US$ Per pax with Guide, 42 US$ Per pax without Guide
* Duration : 1 Day
* Minimum People: 2
* Preorder Days: 3
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Morning about 07:00, meet at Nyaung Shwe Jetty and drive to Taunggyi (30 km, 1 hour drive). Taunggyi, the capital city of Shan State in the eastern part of Myanmar, is known for its scenic beauty and pleasant climate. The weather is cool all the year round and the area is colorful with lovely flowers, pine trees and green orchard. Being situated over 1400 meters above sea-level, Taunggyi is ideal for holiday-makers during the summer time. Taunggyi is a melting pot of many of Myanmar’s ethnic minorities.
When we arrive Taunggyi, we get to witness the activity of the ethnic around Taunggyi by visiting the open air market, where locals trade fresh produce. And we will visit a cheroot factory and view how cheroot is produced.
Then proceed to Kakku Pa-O ancient Pagoda Complex. It takes about 2 hour driving. Kakku Pagodas, a hidden treasure and unusual, magnificent collections of Buddhist unheard of Historians lays in the deepest Pa-oh territory, 26 miles south of Taungyi. More than two thousand Stupas (Chettias) are packed in ranks covering an area of approximately a square Kilometer apparently unknown to outside world. Each stupa is intricately crafted with delicate images and sculptures that are beautiful and ancient.Pa-oh people near and far usually flocks to this religious complex with hundreds of bullock carts to participate the annual pagoda festival that holds in the mid of March (Harvest Festival). The Kakku pagoda festival also draws thousands of pilgrims from all part of the Shan State.
After our exploration, last stop is PaO village, where we will visit a traditional Pa O monastery, and watch as the PaO people conduct their rituals and prayer.
At the end of the day, we will drive back to Nyaung Shwe Jetty.
· Transfer to and from hotel on the lake or in Nyaung Shwe
· English speaking station guide
· Zone Fees for Kakku
· 1 bottle of drinking water and 2 refreshment towers
· Meal (Lunch and dinner)
· Commercial Tax
· Camera fees
Lightweight, long-sleeved clothing is appropriated. Knee-length or long skirts, dresses, comfortable walking shoes and slippers, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat are recommended and a raincoat if necessary.
Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.