Kakku is one of Myanmar’s most spectacular sights with more than 2,478 stupas. Tour the stupa-filled landscape dating back more than 2,000 years. A stop is made at a Pa’O village on return to see the traditional hut-style housing and cultural differences to other regions of Myanmar. An off-the-path experience!
At 8am you will be transferred from your hotel to Kakku. On arrival you will have the opportunity to explore around the pagodas, an outstanding example of tradition art, architecture and a testament to the religious devotion of one of Myanmar's many ethnic minorities. These relics are believed to have been commissioned as far back as 2,00 years ago with some dating the site back to the 3rd Century BC and credit it as being founded by the Indian Emperor Ashoka. The original pagoda collection was extended by King Alaungsithu in the 12th Century when he reigned over Bagan and many more were added in the 17th and 18th Centuries. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. On the way back home, you will proceed to Pao village simply Pao is the village where the Plains Tribe live. It is composed of huts, with the bigger ones belong to the village leaders and elders and here you can observe their daily life, culture and traditions. We will then continue on back to your hotel.