Welcome to Nyaung U


Guesthouses and roadside restaurants stretch along the road to Old Bagan, reaching the small village of Wetkyi-in (Giant Pig). Legend states that the town was named for a mythical pig that inhabited the lake there and was responsible for the deaths of many locals before eventually being killed by a future king of Bagan.


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$699 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Bagan and Inle Lake Tour from Yangon

Day 1 Yangon – BaganPick up from your Yangon hotel at 5am, transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Nyaung U airport. On arrival Bagan, starts with visit to busy Nyaung U Local Market. Continue to Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas, Kyansttha U Min , a tunnel with interesting feature of painting. Htilominlo Temple, between the early and the late Bagan Period, lacquer Ware Industry. Afternoon visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural master piece resembling a Greek cross: Ananda Okkaung a brick Monastery with 18th century mural Painting: Dhamayangyi a massive temple which will show the finest brick work on the plain of Bagan. Enjoy sunset view along Ayeyarwaddy river by small boat.Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar Day 2 Bagan (B)After breakfast, we will visit to authentic Minnanthu village to see daily life of villagers, traditional cotton weaving, silversmiths, and Pwa Saw village to see more handicraft workshops, experience a glimpse of traditional Myanmar rural life. Next to Myinkaba Village by horse cart to explore hidden temples and some traditional lacquerware workshop which is very well known in Bagan.After the refreshment ,visit Gubyaukgyi Temple admiring the fine stuccowork from Bagan period. Continue to Nanpaya temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said to have once been King Manuha's residence. Overnight Hotel in Bagan.Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar Day 3 Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B)After Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U airport for flight to Heho airport. On arrival Heho, transfer to Inle Lake through Pindaya. On the way, visit Pindaya Cave inside thousands of Buddha images and beautiful banyan trees in Pindaya. Finally transfer to red mountain winery and vineyard for tasting wine.Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similarDay 4 Inle Lake (B)Take a full day tour of Inle Lake by private boat with chances to see villages, the unique leg-rowers fishermen and the floating gardens, built up from the strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored with bamboo poles. The tour also includes visits to the silver smith factory, the silk weaving village, the Cheroot making factory, the boat making workshop, the jumping cat monastery and the most famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda where the Buddha images have been covered in so much gold that they look like balls of solid gold. And visit to Indein Village ancient Ruins pagoda of Nyaung Oaks.Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similarDay 5 Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon (B)After breakfast and hotel check out, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon Airport and connect to International airport or Yangon hotel.

$4313 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Myanmar Endemic Birds Explorer

ItineraryYangon - Bagan - Kazunma - Mt.Victoria - YangonDay 1. Yangon – Bagan by flight In the morning, transfer to airport for our flight to Bagan. On your arrival at Bagan, start biding for Myanmar endemic species such as White-throated Babbler, Burmese Bushlark, Jerdon’s Minivet, Hooded Treepie, Etc  Day 2 Bagan and Ayeyarwaddy River Birding around Bagan & Ayeyarwaddy River by boat.We will do morning biding among the temple around Bagan for some important rest species. In the afternoon, we will take a private boat for birding along the river Ayeyarwaddy for half day birding. On the river, we can see Ayeyawaddy Bulbul (Streak-eared Bulbul), White-tailed Stonechat, Striated Babbler, Sand Lark, Plovers, Wood Sandpiper, Day 3 Bagan – Kanpalat, Mt. Victoria by carAfter breakfast at hotel, start drive for our birding trip to Mt.Victoira. After about one and half hour driving, we will be on the other site of the Ayeyarwaddy river and start birding. Before lunch, we will make some birding stopsDay 4 Kanpalat, Birding around Mt. Victoria National Park by car and Trekking Today, we will start our birding in the early by driving to reach above 7000ft for two endemic species and most important key species of Mt. Victoria. After driving about 45 minutes for about 8 miles, we will start our birding for target speciesDay 5 Kanpalat, Birding around Mt. Victoria National Park by car and trekkingToday we will be between 5000ft and 6000ft. After making a short drive from our hotel, we will start our birding for our target Species Day 6 Kanpalat-Saw-Bagan by carAfter breakfast, we will check out from the hotel and drive back to Bagan. On the way, your guide will suggest to make some birding stops for rest species. Day 7 Bagan Bgan – Sightseeing Today morning after breakfast, Start your sightseeing tour at 8:00 Am from your hotel. Bagan is an ancient city with nearly 4400 temples. Day 8 Bagan - Yangon by flightAfter leisure breakfast, transfer to Nyaung U airport for your flight to Yangon. On your arrival time at Yangon, you can continue for your city sigh 

$75 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mandalay to Mingun Boat Trip

You'll be picked up in an air-conditioned car in the lobby of your hotel at 8:00 am.  You will have a separate driver and guide who is a regional tour guide license holder from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. At 08:30 am, our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel. Drive straight to jetty to take private boat trip to Mingun.Take a boat trip about 1 hr to Mingun, located on the western bank of the Ayeyarwady River.Arrive Mingun, visit huge unfinished Mingun Pagoda built between 1790 and 1797 which was split by earthquake in 1838. It is possibly the world's largest pile of bricks and World’s largest working bell of 87 tons cast in 1808 by Bodawpaya.Visit Mya Thein Tan pagoda an image of Sulamani Pagoda at the peak of Mount Meru in Tavatimsa plane of nats. Back to Mandalay by boat. Visit Mandalay Palace was built of teak wood on raised brick plinth gilded with gold and vermilion. The queens' chambers are laid out according to priority - 1 Southern, 2 Northern and 3 lesser queens in the West. Mandalay Palace took five years to construct, from 1857 to 1861. Visit Ku Tho Daw Pagoda also known as world's largest book, surrounded by 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. It was built by King Mindon in 1857, modeled on the Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung U. Proceed to Golden Palace Monastery, which was once part of the palace complex where King Mindon lived. Evening view the sunset from Mandalay Hill.

$35 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bagan day tour with horse cart and sunset cruise

Meet our guide 08:30 am at your Bagan hotel, today we will start visit to colorful Nyaung U local market and the most famous bell shaped Shwezigon pagoda which was built in 11 century. And Gubyaukgyi temple with famous Jataka tales. Next to Ananda temple the most beautiful and best photo shot temple in Bagan. WetKyi Inn Gu Byaukkyi Temple with fine mural Paintings of Jakata scenes; Htilominlo Temple, between the early and the late Bagan Period, lacquer Ware Industry. Afternoon visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural master piece resembling a Greek cross: Ananda Okkaung a brick Monastery with 18th century mural Painting. Explore Myingaba village by horse cart around one hour.  Dhamayangyi a massive temple temple which shows the finest masonry on the plain of Bagan. Nanaphaya on early style temple with the finest stone carving  and Thatbyinnyu Temple is the highest one in Bagan and Bupaya stand on eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River  and enjoy the Sunset cruising along Ayeyarwaddy river and return to your hotel.

$1000 Private & Custom Tours

Private 5-Day Bagan and Inle Lake Tour from Yangon

Day 1 Yangon – Bagan Pick up from your Yangon hotel at 5am, transfer to Yangon airport for flight to Nyaung U airport. On arrival Bagan, starts with visit to busy Nyaung U Local Market. Continue to Shwezigon Pagoda, the prototype of later Myanmar stupas, Kyansttha U Min , a tunnel with interesting feature of painting. Htilominlo Temple, between the early and the late Bagan Period, lacquer Ware Industry. Afternoon visit to Ananda Temple, an architectural master piece resembling a Greek cross: Ananda Okkaung a brick Monastery with 18th century mural Painting: Dhamayangyi a massive temple which will show the finest brick work on the plain of Bagan.  Enjoy sunset view along Ayeyarwaddy river by small boat. Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar  Day 2 Bagan (B) After breakfast, we will visit to authentic Minnanthu village to see daily life of villagers, traditional cotton weaving, silversmiths, and Pwa Saw village to see more handicraft workshops, experience a glimpse of traditional Myanmar rural life. Next to Myinkaba Village by horse cart to explore hidden temples and some traditional lacquerware workshop which is very well known in Bagan. After the refreshment ,visit Gubyaukgyi Temple admiring the fine stuccowork from Bagan period. Continue to Nanpaya temple, built in the Mon style with intricate stone carvings, and said to have once been King Manuha's residence. Overnight Hotel in Bagan. Overnight: Zfreeti Hotel or similar  Day 3 Bagan – Heho – Inle Lake (B) After Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Nyaung U airport for flight to Heho airport. On arrival Heho, transfer to Inle Lake through Pindaya. On the way, visit Pindaya Cave inside thousands of Buddha images and beautiful banyan trees in Pindaya. Finally transfer to red mountain winery and vineyard for tasting wine. Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similar Day 4 Inle Lake (B) Take a full day tour of Inle Lake by private boat with chances to see villages, the unique leg-rowers fishermen and the floating gardens, built up from the strips of water hyacinth and mud and anchored with bamboo poles. The tour also includes visits to the silver smith factory, the silk weaving village, the Cheroot making factory, the boat making workshop, the jumping cat monastery and the most famous Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda where the Buddha images have been covered in so much gold that they look like balls of solid gold. And visit to Indein Village ancient Ruins pagoda of Nyaung Oaks. Overnight: Royal Inlay Hotel or similar Day 5 Inle Lake – Heho – Yangon (B) After breakfast and hotel check out, transfer to Heho airport for domestic flight to Yangon Airport and connect to International airport or Yangon hotel.

$54 Day Trips & Excursions

Ngat Pyit Taung Community Tour

Pick up Time: 8:30 amPick up at the hotel.After breakfast you drive to the near NgatPyitTaung monastery and visit the temple caves. Continue to the Monastic Elementary School and see kids playing, learning and talk to them with the help of your guide. Bring some gifts for them (school books you can buy in Nyaung U or somewhere in Myanmar). For lunch you come to a local restaurant, before driving to Nyaung U and nearby villages. See how people live there and how to make Poneyay or plum marmalade. Further you go to some local handicraft shops of lacquerware and see how to build a traditional ox cart.Drop off time: 15:00.Drop to the hotel