Touring in Bagan

Bagan is the main attractions and the most remarkable sights not only in Myanmar but also in Southeast Asia. It was the capital of a powerful ancient kingdom in the olden days. Bagan is one of the richest Archaeological sites in South-east Asia and it occupies an impressive 26-sq-mile area situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyawaddy River. The kingdom of Bagan took root in the 8th century but only rose to glory as capital of the First Kingdom of Myanmar in the early 11th century. King Anawrahta, who ruled from 1044 to 1077, initiated the building of temples on this vast plain. Ancient chronicles say that there were once 4446 temples over its wide plains but today only 2230 remain, as recorded by UNESCO in 1988.

The most active town and main transport hub is Nyaung U, in the northeastern corner of the area. The main boasting product are traditional lacquer ware and local produced fermented bean paste. Horse cart are still used as their traditional transport type in Bagan.

How to get there:  We can reach Bagan by train, by flight, by road and by river.

Top Attraction:  Shwezigon pagoda, Ananda pagoda, Museum, Thatbinnyu paya and Mt. Popa

Things to do:  Unique experience of e-bike ride, Full day sightseeing tour, Visiting local handicraft workshops, enjoying river sunset, Walking tour, cooking class

Festival: Pagoda festivals and seasonable fesitvals (see more)

Souvenir to buy: Lacquer ware are the best souvenir for tourist

Climate:  Dry Zone

Region Size:      104 sq km / 40 sq miles

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Best Season:August, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb,Mar,
Popular Location: Showesigon paya, Ananda paya and other Temples

Tours and Activities in Bagan

Enjoy your holiday in Bagan, Myanmar
Innwa-Mae-Nu Bridge Monastery

    Burma Cultural Holiday

    14 Days

        It’s a harmonious holiday for newcomers who want to feel the incredible culture of the great destinations in Myanmar; moreover, getting to know the local people will be one of the best travel experiences.

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    Bridge to Bontalar Water Fall

      The Trip with Chin State

      10 Days

      10 days visit to the Chin State where Mt. Victoria is located and have a chance to learn the local tribe villages. Chin state is non tourist area and uniquely own amazing natural beauty.

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      Myanmar Upper Land

        Visiting Throughout Burma

        18 Days

        Enjoy this private tour of 18 days trip throughout the country if you have long holiday and intend to visit Myanmar. This tour will take you all most highlight destinations in Myanmar and learn Myanmar culture and history.

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        U Bein Bridge

          Explore Myanmar on a Budget

          12 Days

          12 days 11 nights Budget Tour Throughout Myanmar (Burma) for your trip. This tour will lead you to explore the highlight of Myanmar including Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw, Inle lake. Short trekking is included in this tour.

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            Culture & Beach in Myanmar

            14 Days

            It’s a harmonious holiday for newcomers who want to feel Myanmar’s authentic culture and nature of Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon and idyllic turquoise Ngapali beach finally.

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              Exploring throughout Myanmar

              12 Days

              This 12 days Group Sharing Tour is recommended for travelers who want to travel with other people. Travelers can save the budget as we arrange by bus for intercity transfer of the tour. This tour will cover Mandalay, Pyin Oo…

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