Once the glittering capital of lower Myanmar during Mon Dynasty,Bago is about 80km north of Yangon,the former capital.Along the way to town, the charming characteristic and peaceful lifestyle of local community is an absolute treasure.The river crossing in the middle of the town,Bago has many cultural sites including famous Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Shwethakyaung reclining Buddha image, Kalayani Sima Ordination Hall a massive 28 metre tall Buddha Statue of Kyaikpun Pagoda, which all of them are capturing places to visit.
Meet and greet by our experienced English Speaking Guide at the hotel. Transfer to Bago (80 km from Yangon) by private car (2 hrs drive). On the way, visit morning market to see the ways of people life. After visit continue drive to Bago. Arrive Bago, the ancient Mon Capital city. Start visit Kyakhatwine Monastery the biggest monastery in the lower Myanmar to see their last meal of the day in total silence. Continue visit Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the famous pagoda in Myanmar and even higher than the Great Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Enjoy Lunch at Good Local Restaurant. Then, visit Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha Image and then excursion to the typical Mon Village to see hand weaving and hand made cheroot factory. Drive back to Yangon. On the way visit Kyaik Pun Pagoda, 4 gigantic Buddha Images sitting back against a massive stone pillar. Return back to Yangon and on the way short visit to World II Cemetery.