Once you have chosen Myanmar for your holiday’s destination, then Bagan is a must-go destination spot in Myanmar. Bagan: known as “the ancient City of four million temples”, the awe-stunning archeological site in Asia; millions of cultural heritage reflect the magnificent histories of a millennium year old Bagan. Exploring Bagan and its surroundings and the former capital of Yangon with its faded colonial atmosphere and the world famous Shwedagon Pagoda will make your holidays unforgettable and enriched with sweet and decent memories in your life.
Coverage: Yangon-Bagan - Mt. Popa -Yangon
Start City: Yangon
End City: Yangon
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Operational Period: Year Round
Day 1: Arrival Yangon
Day 2: Yangon-Bagan (By flight)
Day 3: Bagan- Mt.Popa-Yangon (By flight)
Day 4: Departure Yangon
Day 1: Arrival Yangon
Upon arrival to Yangon International Airport, you are welcomed by our Tour Guide and transferred to the Hotel in Yangon. After refreshments, a brief City Tour includes; down town Yangon to see Sule Pagoda, City Hall, Independent monument and old Colonial buildings. China Town noted for its fruits market, and delicious street foods, Later in the evening, visit to the magnificent Shwe Dagon Pagoda, one of the wonders in the world, noted for its religious significance and artistic beauty, and to enjoy the sun-set from the Great Temple. Welcome Dinner at a typical Myanmar Restaurant and overnight at the Hotel in Yangon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Lunch, Welcome Dinner with Culture Show
Day 2: Yangon-Bagan (By Flight)
Today we are flying to Bagan. Early morning, you are transferred to Yangon Airport for departure flight to Bagan (Nyaung U).
Upon arrival to Nyaung U Airport, you are welcomed by your local Tour Guide and he will take you to the introductory Bagan old city tour, which highlights: a visit to interesting local Nyaung Oo Market and famous temples, such as; Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas.
Later on visit to Soya Bean Paste Production site to observe how local food is being made .Tour proceeds to Kyansittha Umin; Wet-kyi-inn Gubyaukgyi Temple with exquisite mural painting of 13th century, Hti-lo-min-lo; 1211 AD, one of the largest temples, noted for its fine plaster carvings on the arch pediments, frieze and pilaster. Photo stop at Khay Min Ga Temple: having spectacular panoramic view of temples. Proceed to Ananda Temple, 1090 AD, master piece of early style of temple-architecture with four hugh Buddha Images in standing position. Anada Brick Monastery; with its 18th century paintings depicting Buddha’s life and elements of the history of Bagan.
Check in at the hotel and Lunch at a local Restaurant. After lunch, visit to a Lacquer ware workshop, to observe the process of making a lacquer ware and its showroom. Return to the Hotel and rest for a while. Later in the afternoon, tour proceed to Dhamayan Gyi; the most massive temple among other temples in Bagan and to Sulamani Temple; with some of Bagan’s finest ornamental work which are carved stucco on moldings’, pediments and pilasters. Later on, we are going to take a Horse-cart ride to Ayeyarwaddy River side. Then, transfer to a short Boat ride to enjoy the sunset. After sunset, you are transferred to a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in Bagan.
Accommodations: Hotel in Bagan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Bagan-Mt.Popa-Yangon ( By Flight)
This early morning, taking a flight of Balloons over Bagan Temples is possible upon request. (Optional)
Today, leave Bagan temples behind, and drive to Mt Popa, about 1 Hr drive. On the way, stop at road side villages to observe how jiggery is made out of toddy palm juice.
Upon arrival to Mt Popa cliff, climb up the stairs to reach the top of the Cliff, learn the Nat Shrines that line the walk along with the monkeys that live on the mountain and the Cult of Myanmar People from your local Tour Guide. Upon arrival to the top, enjoy the glorious views of central plain region. Later on visit to Popa Mountain Resort which Restaurant gives us stunning view of Mt. Popa and its environ. We can have lunch at either Hotel’s Restaurant or Yangon Restaurant which is located at downhill.
After lunch, return to Bagan about 1 hr drive. Upon arrival back to Bagan, check out the Hotel. And later on, you are transferred to NyaungU Airport for afternoon flight to Yangon. Leave Bagan for Yangon by flight. Evening, Farewell Dinner and overnight in Yangon.
Accommodations: Hotel in Yangon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner
Day 4 : Departure Yangon
This morning, if your international flight is in the morning & afternoon, you will be transferred to Yangon International Airport for your return international departure flight, after breakfast in your hotel.
If your departure flight is in the evening: this morning, you may go shopping at Bo Gyoke Aung San Market (Ex-Scott’s market) for shopping Souvenirs. After lunch, you are transferred to Yangon International Airport for your Departure Flight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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***Tour Itinerary is fully customizable.
- (3)Nights Hotel accommodation in twin room shared basic with daily breakfast
- (2)Domestic flights for Yangon-Bagan & Bagan-Yangon
- Internal transfers, transportation and sightseeing as per itinerary with private A/C car
- Local station English speaking tour guides as per tour itinerary
- Meals as per Tour Itinerary (or as per demand)
- Entrance fees
- Sunset horse-cart ride & cruise in Bagan
- Porterage at airports
- Drinking water & Wet Towels on sightseeing
- Visa to Myanmar
- International flights in/out Myanmar
- Travel Insurance
- Beverages on Meals
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
- Personal expenditure (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tips for guides, drivers and porters in Hotels
- Donations to Monastery, Meditation Centres & Orphanages, etc.
- Airport departure tax at Yangon International Airport at 20 USD / pax
- Any other services not listed as above price inclusions.