Yangon, Bagan and Mt. Popa

5 days: from $ 740 per person
Myanmar - Yangon - Sule Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - Sule Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - the Maha Bodhi shrine on the site of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda
Myanmar - Yangon - the Maha Bodhi shrine on the site of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda
Myanmar - Bagan - Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda
Myanmar - Bagan - Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda
Myanmar - Bagan - Ananda Temple
Myanmar - Bagan - Ananda Temple
Myanmar - Yangon - National Races Village, Entrance
Myanmar - Yangon - National Races Village, Entrance
Myanmar - Yangon - Bogyoke Aung San Market
Myanmar - Yangon - Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • Travel Overlook
    Season: all-seasonal
    Trip Idea: History
    Transport: Aircraft, Car/Van, Horse Cart
    Description: On this wonderful tour you will visit two former capitals and Yangon Bagan. Yangon, the bustling city with its hustle and bustle is in absolute contrast to the historic royal city of Bagan on the banks of Ayarwaddy, which flourished from the 9th until the 13th century. Today is the city an archaeological zone with more than 2000 received religious buildings. Your journey takes you to the Taung Kalat, who is mistakenly referred to as Mt Popa, the imposing Tuyin perched on the Taung Pagoda.
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    Highlights
    Day(s) Location Highlights
    1 Yangon Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Shwe Dagon Pagoda
    2 Bagan Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda, Hti Lo Min Lo Temple, Ananda Temple
    3 Bagan Palm Sugar Processing, Mt. Popa, Lacquerware Workshop
    4 Yangon National Races Village
    5 Yangon Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • Travel Details
    • Day 01 - Arrival in Yangon and Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      Our guide welcomes you at the airport and offers a small welcome gift. After that, transfer to your hotel in the car or minibus. After checking in and a short break you start for adiscovery tour in Yangon in the early afternoon.
      Afternoon Program:
      In the early afternoon, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the city center. First you visit the more than 2000 years old and 45m high Sule Pagoda, in the Anglo-Burmese style, the City Hall and the Mahabandoola Park with it's Independence Monument. After this, you take a short walk to Pansodan jetty. Continue with the Bo Ta Htaung Pagoda, which means as much as 1,000 officers. The pagoda was built by the Mon and is about the same age as the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. It houses a hair relic of the Buddha. By car you drive to Kyauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, with over 70m houses the longest reclining Buddha statue in the world. As a final highlight of the day you finally visit the over 2500 year old Shwe Dagon Pagoda. It is the symbol of the country par excellence and one of the most famous stupas in the world. Let the pagoda work on you. Experience the illuminated Pagoda at night.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 02 - Yangon - Transfer to Bagan & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      In the morning you drive to the airport and fly to Bagan. Our guide welcomes you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After hotel check in we go by horse cart or Motor Bike to Nyaung U market, Shwe Zi Gon Pagoda and Gu Byauk Gyi Pagoda.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch you will visit the Hti Lo Min Lo Temple and Ananda Temple, some of the biggest temples of Bagan. Ananda means "infinite wisdom of the Buddha". Afterwards you visit a lacquerware workshop. There you can see the production process. You have the opportunity to purchase high quality pieces. The next stage of your today's tour is the Manuha Temple. The temple is named after the Sun King Ma Nu Ha, launched in 1059 as a captive to Bagan. Enjoy the sunset from the Shwe San Daw Pagoda. From it you have an unforgettable view of the pagodas field and the Ayarwaddy.
      Overnight in: Bagan
    • Day 03 - Mt. Popa - Bagan & Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      After breakfast, depart for a half day tour to Mt. Popa, located 50 km southeast of Bagan. On the way you stop at a palm sugar business. Here you can see the production process. Palm sugar is very popular. It is offered in the form of small flakes. Feel free to try it! The journey continues to Mt. Kalat, a bizarre volcano cone in 737m height. It is mistakenly referred to as Mt Popa. At the summit is a monastery, our destination. On its slopes arise around 200 sources. Their water use the cities Popa Town and Kayauk Padaung Township situated at the foothills of the cone. Mt Popa is considered as residence of the most powerful Nats and is the most important place for their worship. Enjoy the wonderful view of ancient Bagan in the north and the massive volcanic cone of Ma Taung Gyi.
      Afternoon Program:
      After lunch, drive back to Bagan and visit several famous temples or pagodas, such as the Shwe Gu Gyi Pagoda or the Ma Nu Ha Temple, which is named after King Mon Ma Nu Ha, who was imprisoned in 1059 in Bagan. Then visit a lacquer ware workshopBu Pagoda on the bank of Ayarwaddy. Enjoy the sunset from here.
      Overnight in: Bagan
    • Day 04 - Bagan - Transfer to Yangon and Sightseeing

      Morning Program:
      After breakfast, fly back to Yangon.
      Afternoon Program:
      In the early afternoon you set off for a visit to the National Races Village. The village gives a glimpse into the lifestyle of the nationalities living in Myanmar. There are eight major ethnic groups in Myanmar - the Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan who present here the different types of clothing, culture, music and literature. After visiting the National Races Villages go back to the hotel and relax a little. In the evening we will pick you up to visit the night market in Chinatown. Here you can also have dinner.
      Overnight in: Yangon
    • Day 05 - Yangon Sightseeing & Departure

      Morning Program:
      The last attraction of the tour is the Bogyoke Aung San Market, formerly Scott Market. The market opened in 1926, is a major tourist attraction. Its offer includes antiques, crafts, countless jewelers to art galleries, restaurants and clothing stores. Here ends your tour and you will be taken to the airport where our tour guide will bid you farewell.
      Afternoon Program:
      Departure
      Overnight in: not applicable
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