Overview

Learn the Buddhist belief of Myanmar people in this temple city. Explore the spirituality, history and culture of old and modern Bagan. Discover the iconic temples, through the famous monuments to the less- known pagodas. Escape from busy days of the city to the remote area and take part in fantastic traditional cooking class.

3 Days 17 Dec, 17 Dec, 17 Dec, and more Old Bagan, Mandalay Region
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Escape from busy day-to-day life and spend some day in one of the four main destination
  • Visit the ideal introduction to the Bagan area
  • Take an in-depth & Discover sacred ancient Pagodas
  • Learn the history, lifestyle, local industries and culture of this highlight of Myanmar
  • Venture remote,  authentic  villages and  both iconic and lesser-known temple
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Bagan Excursion in adventure (-, -, -)

Bagan templeUpon your arrival, you drive to in Bagan day’s excursion visits a range of sites, providing a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and lifestyles. The journey begins at an elevated temple with spectacular views over the surrounding plains. Continue to Ananda Temple, one of the most revered temples in Bagan.

Afterwards we will go to Myinkaba Village and Gubyaukgyi Temple, noted for its beautiful mural paintings on its interior walls and well-preserved plaster carvings on its exterior. Nearby is Manuha Temple and Nan Paya Temple, two smaller temples with Buddha statues and stone work. Learn about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items.

Take a break for lunch and return to your hotel for a short rest, escaping the extreme heat of the midday sun.

Late this afternoon take horse-cart ride through the temple area, passing many monuments, fields and houses. Stop at an elevated temple and climb atop to watch the sun set over the plains. Return to your hotel.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 2: Bagan Cooking Class and Minnanthu (B, L, - )

cooking class

Today, you will feel pleasure with foods and activities. In morning, you will visit Nyaung U market. This market had local Fresh product souvenir shop, snack, clothing and mores let's get explore by feet , people are nice and welcome, alway busy till late morning. You could find the villagers with the thanaka white cream, sun protector, which everybody applies on the cheeks.

Around 11:30am, you will drive to the cooking class for the real cooking and serving experience. Here, you will learn not only how to cook but also the art of preparing the delicious Myanmar Traditional Dishes. You will also have the guidance of professional chefs. Then, enjoy the lunch with your own dishes. After having lunch, you will take a break.

Afterwards, proceed to Min-Nan-Thu village. The villagers are open and friendly. Visitors can enjoy villager’s demonstration of a frame of their traditional life including cotton weaving, peanut oil distillation, etc. Some villagers make bamboo ware for sale: picture frames, handy phone holders, pen holders, etc. when you arrive in Bagan, why do not you have a look at the Min-nan-thu village activities to understand the local people life?

It will be an unforgettable memory.

Overnight in Bagan

Day 3: Free & Leisure in Bagan

 

Optional Touring Begin your morning with an overview of the city on a grand scale with a hot-air balloon flight over the plains of Bagan. Enjoy the fabulous views as the sun rises over the stupas and Irrawaddy River. This is truly an unforgettable and unique experience! (Note: available only from October to March) USD 300 - per person *New Year Period :  USD 20/pax will be added* Please check with us in advance for the detail pricing with available flights and supplier.

 

 

Today is free day and you could leisure in Bagan or could do more activities and upon your departure time, you will depart from the city.

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

• Accommodation inc. breakfast (B)

• Private car with air condition

• Cooking class included Lunch

• Local specialized tour guide (English-speaking, other languages available on request)

• All transfers

• Sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary inc. entrance fees

 

What is NOT included in the tour

• International flights from and to your country of origin

• Travel insurance

• Meals other than those explicitly mentioned, drinks, tips and personal expenses

• Visa fees

• Other meals as detailed in the itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner)

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Old Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) View on Map