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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    Biking around Mandalay

      Cycling and visiting Upper Myanmar

      8 days

      This cycling tour will make you enjoy by giving an experience of local life while biking on tarred road and off the road during the trip. You can see diverse landscapes and local villages on the way.

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      Myanmar Marionette

        The best Travel to Myanmar

        17 Days

        Enjoy your holiday for 17 days in Myanmar from south to north including Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Pyin Oo lwin, Hsipaw, Kalaw and Inle lake. The best travel package in Myanmar for your long holiday.

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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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              The Girl from Inwa (Ava)

                Highlight of Myanmar

                13 Days

                Enjoy long trip start from Yangon and end in Yangon for 13 days with professional tour guide. This tour will cover Yangon, Bago, Golden Rock, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle and Pindaya. This is comprehensive multi days tour by bus, boat and…

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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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                  Monastic Education in Mandalay

                    Myanmar Cultural Holiday

                    14 Days

                    Myanmar Cultural holiday tour is MUL’s group sharing tour and our tour guide will lead you to more exploration in Myanmar covering Mandalay, Pyin Oo Lwin, Hsipaw, Bagan, Pindaya and Inle lake. If you are curious about Myanmar culture and history, you…

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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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                      Myanmar Marionette

                        Sample Cultural Program (2)

                        13 days

                        From Yangon to the Shan State via Bagan and Mandalay, our route will gradually reveal the aesthetic heritage and the extreme diversity of the Burmese dynasties’ traditions and popular expressions.

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