The Beauty of Bagan 6 Days

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This tour takes you on a journey to the ancient and stunning ancient temple complex of Bagan. This tour suits holiday goers who are short on time and want to experience Burma. It features one of the region’s most awe-inspiring sites, private tour with personal driver and guide, and accommodation at a luxury hotel.

Your tour starts in Yangon. With your private driver and guide, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, a 300-foot high golden Buddhist pagoda and the city’s most stunning landmark. You will also visit the National Museum and Scott Market. Get a chance to tour around the neighborhoods that epitomize Yangon’s British, Bangladeshi, Burmese, and indigenous influences.

Your next destination is Bagan, where thousands of temples and pagodas stretch across miles of plains. Climb into the thousand year old temples and get a glimpse of Burma’s ancient past. The structures were constructed between the 11th and 13th centuries when Bagan was at the center of Buddhism in Southeast Asia. Discover the ancient history of Bagan by looking at the carvings on the layered facades, Buddhist statues, and the paintings in their interior. Visit local villages and markets. If you want to, hop on a hot air balloon and ride over the temples as the sun peeks out of the skies. On another evening, ride a horse-drawn carriage through the ancient streets and temples of Bagan when the sun sets. Another destination while in Bagan is Mt. Popa, a destination for pilgrims for more than 700 years. Mt. Popa is believed to be the residence of Burma’s powerful and mysterious nats, also known as Burmese spirits associated with nature.

Continue your journey to famous Mandalay, the cultural hub of Burma. Tour markets and craft districts in the city or catch a procession of monks in the silk making center in Amarapura. Visit ancient ruins and pagodas in Sagaing, Ava, and Mingun while in Mandalay.

Next, visit Inle Lake, residence of the Inthas, and tour the resplendent countryside. Ride a canoe through Inle Lake’s canals, row through floating villages, and discover how the Intha cultivate crops on reed islands. Go to local products villages to buy unique lacquerware, textiles, ceramics, and visit In Dein, where ancient pagodas stand above the lake. Get a taste of local wine by visiting a local vineyard.

The tour continue with a night in Yangon.

  • Itinerary Overview
  • Start City : Yangon
    Departure city: Yangon
    Route: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake
    Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
    Departure: Daily, upon your request
    Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

    Detail Itinerary:
    Day 1     Arrive Yangon
    Private arrival transfer to hotel for overnight. Afternoon private city touring
    Day 2     Yangon – Bagan
    Transfer and flight to Bagan for three-night stay. Full-day private touring of ruins. Horse-drawn carriage ride at sunset
    Day 3     Bagan
    Full-day private touring in Bagan. Optional excursion to Mt. Popa
    Day 4     Bagan
    Continue private touring in Bagan and nearby villages
    Day 5     Bagan – Yangon
    Transfer and flight to Yangon for overnight. Continue private city touring
    Day 6     Depart Yangon
    Private airport transfer

    Hotel list for First Class standard:
    Yangon:     The Governor’s Residence or The Strand
    Bagan:     Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort or Aureum Palace