The Beauty of Bagan, focusing on the awe-inspiring temple complex of Bagan, suits travelers with limited time in Burma. It features one of Southeast Asia’s most impressive sites, private touring with your own guide and driver, and accommodation at luxury hotels.
Starting from Yangon-the former capital of Burma. Right after your arrival, with your private guide will lead us to discover the Shwedagon Pagoda, a 300-foot tall golden Buddhist reliquary and the city’s most spectacular landmark. Next day, we will take a flight to unforgettable, awe-inspiring Bagan, where thousands of pagodas and temples stretch from the Ayeyarwady River bank out across miles of arid plains. Spend three days touring the structures, built between the 11th and 13th centuries when Bagan was a major Buddhist center of Southeast Asia, and learn about the history carved in their layered facades, painted in their interior frescoes and sculpted in their Buddhist statues. Enjoy the trip with us to clear more about the beauty of Bagan.
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Tour length: 6 days / 5 nights
Tour type: Luxury tour
Cities: Yangon, Bagan
Price: Please contact us
Day 1 Arrive Yangon
Upon Arrival, our burmatourist.com’s guide and driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in the city center. Check in hotel and then enjoy your very first visit to the most outstanding monument in Yangon to discover the symbol of Burma: Shwedagon Pagoda. This is a prominent historical site where you can enjoy panoramic view of the city and experience the local religion.
Enjoy your welcome dinner with cultural show at the Karaweik Palace restaurant.
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Burma
Day 2 Yangon – Bagan by flight
Take a private transfer from hotel to airport for a morning flight to Bagan, the sacred land of Buddhism.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel. Check in and prepare for a full day tour to the amazing temples and pagoda.
Bagan is located on the southern part of Irrawaddy river bank, Bagan occupy 16km2 with more than 2500 pagodas and ruins. The architecture and religious art vary from one to another, featuring the uniqueness of Myanmar with amazing beauty.
This day, we will venture into the heritages of Shwezigon, Gawdamgyi, Htilomino pagodas…
Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Burma
Day 3 Discover the beauty of Bagan
Keep going on spending your full day exploring the remainder of Bagan. This archaeological site brings us to the scared history of ancient Bagan capital with the development of Buddhism. As we travel further into the land of temple spires, Htilomino, Gawdamgangyi, Ananda and Shwezigon temples will attract your sense of curiosity with a profound impression. The highlight of today is hunting the sunset from the second highest temple the Shwenandaw.
Sunset in Bagan, Burma
Day 4 Bagan – Mt Popa – Bagan
Today, we will drive out of Bagan to discover the national park where Mt. Popa is located. After 2 hours driving, we will climb up 777 steps to Papa Kalat pagoda, the most sacred place for meditation in Myanmar. Enjoy your lunch by Mt. Popa resort with panoramic view of the area.
Return to Bagan for a haunted sunset cruise along the Irrawaddy River. and transfer back to you hotel by the late evening.
Mt. Popa, Bagan, Burma
Day 5 Bagan – Yangon by flight
Free at your hotel to relax till transfer to airport for your flight back to Yangon.
Upon arrival, get a pick up to your hotel. Enjoy your last minute in this city for other highlights to Sule Pagoda, wander around the colonial town and then free to find your souvenirs in Scott Market.
A corner of Scott Market – the biggest market in Myanmar
Day 6 Depart Yangon
Private airport transfer for your flight home.
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