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
Burma Culture Holiday

    Burma Cultural Holiday

    14 Days

      Visit Mandalay and around | Exploring temples in archaeological Bagan | Experience of Inle Lake | home to the famous Kayan’ long-necked’ women in Loikaw | visit Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon   Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival…

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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.   Departure Time Pick up place…

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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.   Departure…

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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. Departure Time Pick up…

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          Myanmar Experience

            Myanmar Experience: 7 days

            8 Days

            A week’s experience in Myanmar during your holiday to explore the culture and nature, and to know the true essence of the graceful Mandalay, Inle Lake, and Bagan decently.   Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival time Mandalay airport…

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            Culture & Beach in Myanmar

              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. Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival time Mandalay Airport Duration Tour End…

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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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