Bagan is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas, and ruins in the world and is one of Myanmar’s top destinations. This program highlights the regions most well-known sites while given you an off-the-beaten path village experience.
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Meet the guide and transfer to the airport, which is an hour and half drive. Upon arrival to Bagan, experience a full day tour with an experienced guide through Bagan. Begin by climbing a pagoda to get a first impressive view over the whole area. From here the tour will visit the historical temples of Bagan inlcuding: Ananda, Dhammayangyi, Sulamani, and Thatbyinnyu. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant, continue the tour by horse cart to Pyathagyi pagoda for a beautiful sunset.
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Begin this day of village life experiences with a scenic drive. The first village visit is to Nyaung Gyi where you can observe a black smith work shop. From there, travel to Se Ywa village and visit several local workshops, including: plum purifying, cooking oil producing, and wooden slipper maker. After that, visit Taung Kong village where majority of the people are farmers and pottery makers. A great trip for photographers and anyone interested in daily life of local people. From here, transfer back to the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Friday, 24 February 2017
Following breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport and fly to Yangon. Travel back to the ship, reminiscing on the beautiful and insightful trip to Bagan.
Ballooning NOT included.