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Best of Bagan – 3 days

Bagan - Temple Tour - Mt Popa - Bagan
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Best of Bagan – 3 days
Enjoy this 3-day Bagan tour to discover the enigmatic antiquity of a Myanmar’s hidden gem. Along with allowing you to marvel at the most magnificent pagodas, which transport you to the region’s glorious past, we also make sure to give you the chance to mingle in the charming villages, where you can learn about rural life and engage with the welcoming locals.


  • Interact with the local artisans to learn more about the process of creating these beautiful items
  • Learn more about Bagan’s art and architecture by visiting well-known temples including Dhammayangyi, Sulamani, and Shwesandaw.
  • Visit the local’s factory and traditional handicrafts to get an insight into the production of Burmese people.
  • Marvel at some of the most famous temples in Bagan including Shwezigon, Dhammayangyi Temple, Ananda, Htilomino pagoda, etc

Tour Itinerary

Mingalaba! Greetings from legendary Bagan! Meet your guide at the airport today, and then set out on your Bagan tour from the busy Nyaung U Market. This is the greatest location to get a first impression of local life. After that, visit a nearby village to see early-morning rural life.

Best of Bagan
Nyang U Market

Then proceed to Shwezigon Pagoda, which is regarded as one of Myanmar’s most important examples of religious architecture. It served as a model for stupas that were later constructed all over the nation and marked an important shift in the relationship between traditional Burmese religion and Theravada Buddhism.

Best of Bagan
Shwezigon Temple in Bagan

To see the amazing panoramic views of the surrounding monuments, keep going to Khay Min Ga Temple. The next stop is Ananda Temple, a magnificent example of combining architectural elements from India and Myanmar. The temple is home to four standing Buddhas, each of which faces a different direction. Visit a local lacquerware workshop after lunch so you may learn about the artisans’ traditional methods and view their distinctive and lovely creations from this serene region.

Best of Bagan
Ananda Temple

In the afternoon, head to some other famous temples in Bagan such as Dhammayangyi Temple, Htilominlo Temple or Sularmuni Temple, since the 12th century, absolutely a spectacular place to take pictures. Today’s highlight is the sunset beauty from the Shwesandaw Pagoda. Then, transfer back to the hotel.

Best of Bagan
Sunset in Shwesandaw Pagoda

Meal: Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

It is a full day to discover Bagan’s charm and other magnificent temples. This morning, get up early to make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to take in one of the most magnificent sunrises ever. Next pay a first visit to Sulamani Temple, a beautiful temple constructed in the 12th century.
Spend your time to visit Dhamayangyi Temple, the biggest temple in Bagan with the best brickwork, take some time to admire the faded exotic painting on the pagoda’s wall and browse the unusual goods in the collonade. You may see that the temple’s top hasn’t been built entirely if you look there. The story of King Narathu from the 12th century is told in the abandon.

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Dhamayangyi Temple

Keep listening from your guide to learning more about that before preparing for a trip to see the real way of local life in the rural area. Head to Myinkabar village to discover the lacquerware production, one of the most famous products in Bagan. Spend your time to interact with the local artisans to learn more about the process of creating these beautiful items.

Best of Bagan
Myinkabar village

Your amazing trip today also include a visit to Gubyaukgyi Temple to admire its fine stuccowork and Nanpaya Temple, an impressive Mon style religious site with intricated stone carvings. Finally, complete your temple trip at Manuha pagoda to admire 4 large images of the Budha.

Meal: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

This morning, take a beautiful journey to Mount Popa to see one of the most significant locations in Myanmar’s history, religion, and culture. To go to Taung Kalat, a Buddhist monastery perched on top of the pagoda, you’ll need to trek up to 777 stairs. Learn about the 37 Nats of Burmese culture inside the monastery (natural spirits).

Best of Bagan
Mount Popa

Make a pit stop in a village en route back to Bagan to visit a local community and observe how they use palm trees to produce molasses and wine. After you arrive in Bagan, your driver will transport you either to your hotel or to the airport so you may catch a flight to your destination. Trip is over. Our 3-day vacation to Bagan itinerary is one we hope you’ll adore. I appreciate you coming along with us!

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: n/a

Important Note*

  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

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  • The price would vary depending on the group size, grade of hotel. Please contact us or book the tour for price in details.
  • Surcharge will be applied for single traveler or single room request

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicles (including airport pick up & see off)
  • Water during the trip

Price excludes

  • International flight from Yangon to Bagan
  • Visa stamping fee
  • Meals and services other than those noted in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expense (phone call, laundry, beverages)
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, boat crew, and personal, non-itinerary services

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 59 days prior arrival date: 35% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 14 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • For infant (<02 years old): FOC
  • 02 – 10 years old without bed: 35% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 02 – 10 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate
  • from 11 years old: 100% adult rate

Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double room with two adults

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  • Early checking/late checkout are not included and you can change the to any other hotels  and room type if required. Additional charge/discount will be made accordingly.

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