Highlights of this tour:• Shwezigon Pagoda • Ku Byanuk Gyi • Ananda Temple • Manuha Temple • Nanphaya • Lacquerware Factory • Kyauk Ku U Min • Sunset over Ayeyarwaddy River
Detail Tour Program
This morning , you will be greeted by your local guide and driver at your hotel to set off for a full day exploration of Bagan. Your program includes a range of sites, providing a great overview of Bagan’s history, culture and local lifestyles.
The morning sightseeing will begins with a visit to an elevated temple with spectacular views over the surrounding plains. This is the perfect introduction to the grandeur and scope of Bagan’s architecture before heading off the local Nyaung U Market . Next continue to Ananda Temple, one of the most revered temples in Bagan and which is quiet in the morning, before all the tour buses arrive.
Afterwards, we will porceed to Myinkaba Village and visit Gubyaukgyi Temple which is noted for its beautiful mural paintings on its inner walls and well-preserved plaster carvings on its exterior. Nearby is Manuha Temple and Nan Paya Temple, two smaller temples with nice Buddha statues and stone work.
Then get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to two workshops producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. Watch as the skilled craftsmen use techniques passed down through generations to create beautiful items. Take a break with lunch at a local restaurant. Then you are advised to have a short rest, to escape the extreme heat of the midday sun.
Afternoon sightseeing will start with a excursion to hidden cave of Bagan . Firstly you will be transferred to jetty where to board a private river boat and set off upriver toward Kyauk Gu U Min. Throughout your Irrawaddy river cruise you will be treated to fabulous scenes of life on the water: fishermen, local ferry boats, riverside villages and views of the Bagan temples. Continue by boat to Kyauk Gu U Min on the eastern side of the river where a five to ten minute walk takes us to the temple. This beautiful temple has exquisite stone carvings depicting religious figures and flowers on the door. The temple itself is built against the side of cliff, the entrance is behind the main hall of the temple. Inside the cave there are several small niches where individuals can practice meditation. Legend states that the cave was built during the 13th century for the locals to hide from the invading Mongols.
After your exploration of Kyauk Gu U Min, you’ll return to the boat for a relaxing cruise back to Bagan (around 1 hour). Transfer back to your hotel upon reaching Bagan.
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- English Speaking Guide
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Private boat for excursion to Kyauk Ku U Min
- Private Air-conditioned vehicle with driver
- Bottled Water and refreshing towel during sightseeing