Mount Kyaiktiyo (Kyite Htee Yoe), famous for the huge golden rock called Kyaikhtiyo pagoda and is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites for Myanmar Buddhists. It is located at the summit of Mount Kyaiktiyo, 1,100 meters above sea level, near Kyaikhto in Mon State in the northern part of the Tenasserim coast. The Pagoda was built more than 2500 years ago Kyaikhtiyo pagoda is one of the three most sacred religious sites in Myanmar, along with the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Mahamuni Temple. The rock and the pagoda are at the top of Mt. Kyaikhtiyo. The name ‘Kyaiktiyo Pagoda‘ can be translated to English as ‘The pagoda on the hermit’s head’. It is a huge rock hanging on a mountain cliff about to fall down. Kyikhtiyo pagoda is one of the wonders of the world. Continue reading “Kyaikhtiyo (The Golden Rock Pagoda in Myanmar)”
As a foreigner to a new country to visit that you have never been before, you would have many concerns for hesitations to take immediate small decisions. For example, should you go or not go to the popular destinations of the country that you have heard of. Or even if you are going, whether the rates of the transportation or the cost are standard or overrated. Although the Internet has become a great support for today’s travellers, there is still some big loophole among the novice travellers to a new destination or the new environments.
Well, so, how to overcome this issues? We have many travel agencies in Myanmar, who are professional, experts in what they are excellent for. They can guide or accompany you to the very detailed itinerary of your vacation to all tourist spots, the popular destinations, and moreover, the most valued for money suppliers that you would never know of. That’s the basis elimination of your unnecessary expenses that translated into the minor professional fees of a tour agency. Continue reading “Should you hire a professional tour agency or not?”