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$68.97 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer: Bagan to Mandalay

Pre-book your private arrival transfer will ensure you stay relaxed and to avoid the long queue for a taxi after a tiring holiday.Our driver will collect you from your hotel lobby in Bagan at agreed time and transfer you to your hotel or destination in Mandalay. For travelers who are departing to Mandalay Airport or Port, you need to provide your flight/port departure time to ensure smooth transfer. Please contact our service line if you are not able to find our representative at the agreed time.Please note that each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable. Infant seat is not available.

$39 Walking & Biking Tours

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.

$35.44 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover Bagan Full Day Tour

The tour: Discover BaganFrom 09:00 am when you will be collected at your hotel, relax and enjoy the day visiting some of the highlights of Bagan with our knowledgeable guide at your side all the way to explain, inform and enlighten.You will be transported in air-conditioned comfort, between some of the most well-known pagodas such Ananda Pagoda, Dhammayangyi temple, That Byin Nyu temple to name just a few and you will be shown examples of the wonderful architecture and paintings from the 9th to 13th century, which are evident throughout the plains. A Myanmar traditional lunch of rice, curry and salad will be served at a hand-picked restaurant in the area whilst you learn about the history of Bagan, before your journey of exploration continues in the afternoon to more archaeological sites and you head to your final destination of day - the magnificent Shwesandaw Pagoda for some incredible sunset views. You will then be transported back to your hotel carrying many wonderful memories of the with you.

$25 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Sunset River Cruise to Stone Cave Pagoda from Bagan

Make your way to the jetty in the early evening and embark on a 1.5-hour river cruise aboard a classic teak boat. Settle in with your private party of up to six passengers, and enjoy magnificent views of Old Bagan along the Irrawaddy River (aka Ayeyarwady River). The 3-hour sightseeing trip includes a stop at the ancient Stone Cave Pagoda at Kyauk Kuu Phaya. Along the way, admire ancient Bagan temples lining the riverbank and observe local residents and fishermen as they go about their daily lives. The leisurely boat cruise will drop you off in a sandstone gorge — from here it's a short walk until you see the Stone Cave Pagoda. This beautiful and unique pagoda is unlike any other building made from sandstone, and has a fascinating history.On your return journey aboard the teak vessel, relax and share your experiences while you watch the tranquil sunset over the river. Tea is included.

$62 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Sunset Dinner at Bagan Viewing Tower

Our driver will pick you up from hotel at 5pm and head to Bagan Viewing Tower. This is the ideal one stop viewpoint for visitors to see the wonders of over 2000 ancient architectural temples and monuments of the 11th to 13th century. The tower has a height of 196 ft (60 meters). From the outdoor roof top, admire the 360 degree panoramic views of the temples and out to the Irrawaddy River in the distance. Afterwards, sit down to a delicious three-course meal, where you can choose from Myanmar, Chinese, Thai or European cuisine. It’s a great way to end a day in Bagan. You will be transferred back to hotel around 8pm after dinner.

$50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bagan Private Cultural Tour

Our driver will collect you from your hotel in Bagan around 8am and head to Nyaung U Local Market. You will see the locals at the market and understand what the important of their lifestyle it is. You can buy some souvenir in the market as the price is much cheaper than anywhere in the town. Take some pictures here of this colorful market and also enjoy the local tea house before we move on to Shwezigon Pagoda.Shwezigon Pagoda is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments in Bagan and covered with gold leaf coating. The pagodas are bell shaped and you can only walk around them to see their beautiful architecture. From here, we will move on to Ananda Temple and Wetgyinn GuByaikGyi Temple. Discover and learn some history of Buddhist temples built over the centuries.After lunch, we will continue to Manuha Temple built in the 10th century by Mon Dynasty and Nanphaya Temple, a sandstone monuments and residence of King Manuha. Finally, we will visit the old wall painting at Dhamayangyi Pagoda and enjoy amazing sunset views at one of the pagodas nearby. Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel safely after the tour.