Temples & pagodas in Bago and a train ride back

Day Trips & Excursions in Mandalay
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Tour description

Bago used to be the capital of Myanmar under king Bayinnaung (till 1819). It is an excellent place to visit and see the remains of a former capital, especially if you don’t have enough time to visit Mandalay or Bagan. Stop at a local market in Insein township just north of Yangon to buy some fruits and snacks. Visit to pay respect to the thousands of allied soldiers buried at the Taukkyan War cemetery. Visit the Kyatkha Wain monastery, which is one of the largest in the country.

Pick up at the hotel.Pick up time: 09:00 amBago (about 1, 5 hour drive from Yangon) used to be the capital of Myanmar under king Bayinnaung (till 1819). It is an excellent place to visit and see the remains of a former capital, especially if you don’t have enough time to visit Mandalay or Bagan. In the morning we stop at a local market in Insein township just north of Yangon to buy some fruits and snacks for on the way and we pay respect to the thousands of allied soldiers buried at the Taukkyan War cemetery. In Bago city we will visit the Kyatkha Wain monastery, which is one of the largest in the country. We will try to arrive in time to see the preparations from the monks for lunch. Our own lunch is taken at a local restaurant. During the afternoon we visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda as well as the Shwetalyaung Buddha and the remains of the former palace. We return to Yangon by train to see a different way of local live and country side.Drop off to the hotel.Drop off time: 05:00 pm

What's included

  • Private Car with air-condition
  • English guide
  • Lunch
  • Refreshment

What's not included

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals, drinks, gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Entrance/Zone fees