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Bagan Highlights Private Tour

Experience the rich history, culture and traditions of Bagan and it's people. Visit the Nyaung Oo Market, Iconic Tesmples and Traditional Lacquerware workshops

Embark on a tour of Bagan to visit the highlights.  Start your morning with a visit to the vibrant Nyaung Oo Market: the biggest market in Bagan where you will be able to see trading of local goods. Begin your tour of the iconic Bagan Temples with a visit to Shwezigon Pagoda built in the early 11th Century. The shape of Shwezigon Pagoda went on to become the prototype for many other stupas across Myanmar. Next, visit the Htilominlo Temple, a majestic 3-storey tall temple built in the 11th Century consisting of intricately carved stuccos depicthing mythological animals. Before lunch, make a quick stop at the Khaymingha group of Temples where you can see a cluster of unique pagodas including a leaning temple.

Afterwards, travel to the Ananda Pagoda, Bagan’s best known and most beautiful temple consisting of beautiful glazed plaques. It was one of the first great temples of Bagan and is still well preserved. The temple’s most distinctive feature is the gilded Sikhara, a tower like sphire at the top. A short walk away is the Ananda Oak Kyaung Monastery, this is a brick monastery containing 18th Century paintings depictings the Buddha’s life and elements of the history in Bagan.

After lunch (own expense, head to the Pyramid-shaped Dhammayangi Temple, the largest and most massive of the Bagan Temples consisting of a massive square base topped by six receding terraces. It is infamous for it’s mysterious, bricked up passageways and note-worthy history. You can also visit the Thatbyinnu Temple, a majestic pagoda of 60 meters towering over the plains of Bagan.

 Our next stop is at the Myinkaba Village famous for Bagan’s traditional family-owned lacquer-ware workshops. You can visit a workshop, see the process of crafting laquer-ware and have a chat with the village crafting experts. Afterwards, see the Gubyaukgi Temple nearby which contains a large array of well preserved frescoes and some of the oldest paintings in Bagan. To end the day, enjoy a scenic sunset visit near Sulamuni Pagoda or similar sunset viewing point in Bagan. 

Details

Confirmation
3 Working Days
Duration
Full Day
Transport
Hotel Pick Up
Voucher Type
Present Voucher to Tour Guide
Amendment
7 working days prior
Refund
Non-Refundable

Operating Hours

Tour timing: 8AM to 6:30PM

Estimated Time

Itinerary

8AM

Pick up from the hotel

8:10AM to 9AM

Nyaung U Market

9AM to 10AM

Shwezigone Pagoda and  Htilominlo Temple

10:15AM to 11AM

Khaymingha Group of Temples

11:10AM to 12:30PM

Ananda Temple and Ananda Oak Kyaung Monastery

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Lunch

1:40PM to 2:40PM

Dhammayangyi Temple and  Thatbyinnyu Temple

3PM to 4:30PM

Lacquerware Workshops & Gubyaukgyi Temple

4:45PM to 5:45PM

Sunset near Sulamuni Pagoda or similar

6PM to 6:30PM

Transfer back to the hotel

 


Above timings and routine of places visited are subject to change based on pick up location and available time. Guests are also free to discuss with their guide and visit places of interest based on their preferences, guide’s recommendations and available time between 8AM and 6:30PM.

What You Get

Includes

  • English speaking licensed tour guide
  • Private vehicle with driver

Excludes

  • Bagan Tourist Zone Fee (25,000 Kyats per person, usually to be paid on arrival to Bagan at the airport)
  • Myanmar Kyats for your personal expenses such as lunch and shopping, as well as optional tips/gratuities to your guide & driver
  • Travel insurance (recommended)

Contact Us

Call

65 6701 1185

WhatsApp

65 9134 1516 (Text Only)

Email

call@changirecommends.com.sg

 

Terms and Conditions

Important Notes:

  • Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received. In the event if the date selected is not available, alternative arrangements will be communicated via email.
  • Tours will start with a pick up at your hotel and a drop off back at your hotel or preferred location within Old Bagan, New Bagan or Nyaung Oo. There will be a surcharge if pick up and drop off is outside of Old Bagan, New Bagan or Nyaung Oo.
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor.
  • In circumstances that the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, customers will be notified before tour departure via e-mail. OR In circumstances that the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, customers will be notified by the tour operator.
  • Booking is required to be made 7 days prior the tour departure date.
  • In the event of late comers/no shows, it would be considered cancellation and no refund will be given

 

Cancellation Policy:

·         Tour routes subject to cancellation without prior notice due to weather conditions, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities.

 

·         Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:

o    No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 21 days or less prior to the tour date.

o    80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 22 days prior the tour date.

o    1 date change may be allowed if informed at least 7 working days prior to the tour date. The amended date should be within 2 weeks of the previous booking date.

 

·         Full refunds will be given to customers who have purchased the loss coverage for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the tour date.

 

 

·         Please e-mail any amendments to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg at least 7 days before the tour date. 

Highlights/Itinerary

Important

  • Please be at the hotel lobby by 8AM. Your tour guide will come to the lobby and inform the reception.
  • When entering pagodas guests are not allowed to wear any footwear so you will have to remove footwear at the entrance
  • As you will be visiting pagodas, it is recommended to wear non-revealing clothing such as long pants/skirts and t-shirts/shirts that are not sleeveless
  • Bring a hat or cap for sunny days and an umbrella for rainy days

 

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Group of 2 (per pax)
$53.00
$48.00
Age 3 and above
Group of 3 (per pax)
$43.00
$38.00
Age 3 and above
Group of 4 (per pax)
$33.00
$28.00
Age 3 and above
Group of 5+ (per pax)
$30.00
$25.00
Age 3 and above

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