Absolute Bagan Tours – 5 Days
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Price from: US$370 / person

Bagan is an ancient city in central Myanmar (formerly Burma), southwest of Mandalay. Standing on the eastern banks of the Ayeyarwady River, it’s known for the Bagan Archaeological Area, where more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments tower over green plains. This 5 day package bring you to travel absolutely every corner of Bagan with Mt’ Popa, the religious center of Salay and the township of Pakokku 30 km away from Bagan.

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Departure City: Bagan Bagan
Visit Cities: Bagan Bagan – Salay – Mt. Popa
Duration:5 days  5 Days 4 Nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request
Extendable with optional tours from Bagan

  • PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
    Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp
    Land Tour/person 475 395 370 155
    Flight/person 0 0 0
    Total/person 475 395 370


    • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
    • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
    • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary


    • International flights
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
    • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
    • Tips for guides and drivers
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Myanmar Visa (more at www.burmatravel.com/visa).


    • Above prices subject to availability and subject to change.
    • Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change.
    • Amounts payable to third parties not included.
    • International airfares not included unless otherwise specified.
    • Please check all prices, availability and other information with your Burma Travel consultant before booking.
    • Burma Travel general booking conditions apply.

  • Day 1: Bagan Arrival – Sightseeing
    Arrive in Bagan in the morning. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland, where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. Start your tour with a trip to the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful, gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. We continue our tour with a visit to Ananda Temple, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made.
    Meals: N/A.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
    Day 2: Bagan Discovery
    After breakfast, start your sightseeing day with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi temple, experience the architectural difference in MyaZedi pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple.
    This afternoon, enjoy the exotic horse cart to one of the biggest temple in Bagan: Nan Paya pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan the ShweSandaw pagoda.
    Meal: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan

    Day 3: Bagan – Salay – Mt. Popa – Bagan
    After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive southward, parallel to the Irrawaddy River, en route to Salay. After one hour we make a stop in Chauk which has a colorful morning market to explore. Few tourists visit this market and it is a great place for local interaction and photos.
    Continue half an hour drive to Sale (Sa-lay), a sleepy town where various colonial buildings, monasteries and pagodas can be seen.
    Amongst, we will visit Yoke-Sone-Kyaung Monastery which is a cultural heritage site in Salay, situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River. It is famous for its beautiful artistic woodcarvings.
    We then head east toward Mount Popa, an extinct volcano standing 1518 metres high. Arriving at midday, we’ll first go to Popa Mountain Resort for lunch with fabulous views over the surrounding area.
    Mt. Popa is known as the most sacred site for meditation in Myanmar. Our guide will lead you to Popa Kalat Monastery where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Popa National Park.
    Late afternoon, transfer back to Bagan
    Meal: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
    Day 4: Bagan – Pakokku – Boat trip to Bagan
    After breakfast, leave Bagan in the morning and drive to Pakokku – an un-spoiled small town famous as a tobacco trading center and for its weaving shops. Arrive Pakokku and visit the local market and see genuine indigenous regional open-air market with a vast array of things for sale including local snacks, fresh vegetables, ingredient, textiles, handy crafts, etc. If time allows, continue to see the small Thanaka vendor, cheroots factory and slippers workshop and wood carving sculpture.
    In the afternoon, have a boat trip along Irrawaddy River back to Bagan. Depending on the time of year the locals may be planting, harvesting or processing the crops and there are plenty of chances to stop and interact with the local farmers.
    On the way back, stop to visit the Kyauk Gu U Min Temple.
    The Temple was built into the river bank of sand stone. In the lower section were skillfully laid stone bricks and the two stories above were built of earth bricks. A maze of about 500 feet long was dug into the sand stone wall, with many twists and turns, tunnels and cellars for meditation.
    Enjoy sunset on Irrawaddy River.
    Meal: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan
    Day 5: Bagan – Departure
    Enjoy your time at leisure before pick-up and transfer for your onward flights.
    Good bye & Bon Voyage!
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: N/A


    Please be aware that flight time, hotels and all others logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Burma Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.

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