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$39 Day Trips & Excursions

Guided E Bike Tour in Bagan

You will be picked up at your hotel in New Bagan or Old Bagan at 8:30am for morning departure or 2:30pm for afternoon departure and start this relaxing E Bike Tour.Explore the ancient ruins and temples scattered throughout the city of Bagan by Eco-friendly E Bike. E Bike requires much less effort than a normal bike and will make your sightseeing experience very relaxing. Hop on your bike and be guided by the local expert as you make your way around the temples and ruins, while learning about the history and stories behind these impressive monuments. With your own guide and mode of transport you have the flexibility of being able to stop for photos and take in the surroundings of the Bagan landscape. Ride through the Tharabar Gate and visit the 201 foot tall Thet Bi Nyu Temple and Dhamayangyi Pahto the largest temple in Bagan. Experience one of the most exquisite and revered Bagan temples knows as the Ananda temples a must visit on your E Bike journey through the maze of Burmese history. During your journey you will have a chance to sit down and relax as the locals do at a Burmese tea shop where you can try the local tea and snacks.In addition to the vast landscape of temples and ancient relics you will also visit a local village of Myinkaba. Here you can observe local artisans in their workshops creating impressive lacquer ware. Continue on your E Bike and take the opportunity to capture some photos to remind you of this memorable journey. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

$41 Private & Custom Tours

E bike around Bagan (Full day Guided private tour)

Highlights • Knowledgeable guide accompanying you • A different way to visit Bagan • Freedom to explore any temple and any road • Reach remote areas that are not accessible by car • Less tiring than the bike, with the same feeling of freedomThe guide will arrive to your hotel (either in Old Bagan or New Bagan) along with E-bike in the morning and you can start your full day temple excursion with electric bike. Enjoy a full-day excursion by e-bike, battery-powered scooters that are a quiet, non-polluting way to explore the plains of Bagan. No pedaling is required which makes this adventure less strenuous than a regular biking tour yet still with the freedom to enjoy the sites at a slower pace. After getting accustom to the bikes accelerator and brakes, set off through the temple plains. The day will be spent weaving in and out of villages, visiting a historic monuments and stopping as often as you like for photos or to chat with friendly locals. A midday break will be made for lunch and a short rest. In the afternoon, zip around the plains more and catch sunset from a viewpoint on the way back to hotel. After the full day excursion, bike back to your hotel by ending the tour.

$119 Classes & Workshops

Bagan Family Tour with Sand Painting Class & Sunset Cruise

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productSunrise with balloon viewingDuration: 1 hourLocation: Bagan Temples, Bagan, Mandalay RegionBuy donation for monasteryDuration: 1 hourLocation: Nyaung U Market, Bagan, Mandalay RegionVisit temple ruins and rural villageDuration: 1 hourLocation: Minnanthu Village, Bagan, Mandalay RegionOptional interior temple tourDuration: 1 hourLocation: Dhammayangyi Temple, Bagan, Mandalay RegionOptional interior temple tourDuration: 1 hourLocation: Ananda Temple, Bagan, Mandalay RegionOptional interior temple tourDuration: 1 hourLocation: Dhammayazika Pagoda, Bagan, Mandalay Region

$68 Private & Custom Tours

Discover Bagan by Mountain bike (Full day Guided private tour)

Highlights • Knowledgeable guide accompanying you • A different way to visit Bagan • Freedom to explore any temple and any road • Reach remote areas that are not accessible by car • Be active in a sustainable wayThe guide will arrive to your hotel (either in Old Bagan or New Bagan) along with mountain bike in the morning around 9 am.Set off in the morning with a local bike for a full-day excursion. Pedal with your guide through the main three regions of Bagan: Nyaung Oo, Old Bagan and New Bagan with frequent stops on the way. Although there will be plenty of time to see religious monuments, it is the colourful local markets and village visits that are the highlight of the day. On the bikes, traveling slowly, you get to not just see the lives of the local people but to feel part of their daily activities: farmers on their way to the fields, kids rushing home after a day at school and artisans putting the finishing touches on their handicrafts. Be sure to have your camera batteries full-charged as there are plenty of opportunities for photos on this exciting biking excursion in Bagan. After the full day excursion, bike back to your hotel by ending the tour.

$38 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bagan Cultural Heritage tour with sunset boat cruise (Half day Guided private tour)

 Highlights • Private boat • Refreshments and snacks included • A different way to experience Bagan • Relaxing way to end the day • Beautiful sunset on the riverYour guide will arrive to your hotel (either in Old Bagan or New Bagan) in the afternoon around 2.00 pm for the half day temple sightseeing around Bagan and Sunset cruise in the evening. Your first port of call is an elevated location amid the temple plains to see the fields and pagodas of Bagan. From here you will have a look around the Ananda Temple – one of the most exalted of Bagan’s temples. Visit a few famous temples around the area as time allowed and then headed to the local ferry for the sunset boat ride. Late in the afternoon (4 pm) you will be brought to one bank of the Irrawaddy River, where you will reach a private wooden ship. In the shade or on the sun deck you will enjoy the wonderful views of the Irrawaddy River as the sun slowly sets and the Temple level immersed in her red-gold light. Enjoy a typical Rum Sour on board and let the day come to an end due. After the half day excursion around 6.00 pm, transfer back to your hotel by ending the tour. 

$53 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Cooking class with local family (Half day Guided private tour)

Highlights • Family friendly • Encounter and interaction with a local family • Fresh local products: spices, vegetables, fruits • Learn and practice the cooking techniques with the family • A delicious home-cooked meal Your guide will arrive to your hotel (either in Old or New Bagan) in the morning, 8.30 am for your cooking class experience for the half day. It’s off to the vibrant Nyaung Oo Market, where the locals come to trade fresh produce and other goods daily. You’re invited to a local home to join for Myanmar traditional cooking experience. Meet the friendly family who awaits in the humble kitchen while preparing array of ingredients for today’s cooking. Your host will briefly explain to you the local vegetables and herbs, handpicked in the garden or freshly brought back from the morning market. No doubt some products exclusively found in Bagan region will be on them menu today! While the host storms up the kitchen, you will find some time to share cooking methods, stories and some laughs. After a lesson about the traditional family recipes, it’s time to enjoy the meal together in the home garden. Explore the authentic taste Burmese cuisine in a cosy atmosphere. Don’t be afraid to finish your plate. Big consumption is a Myanmar way to show your appreciation to the host. After the half day activity around 12.30 pm, transfer back to your hotel by ending the tour.