One day discovery of mystic Bagan :
Bagan is one of the world’s most beautiful archeological ensembles and one of the main symbols of the country. Once the capital of the legendary Pagan Kingdom, Bagan concentrates more than 2000 stupas and temples dated back as early as the 9th century. They mark the time when Theravada Buddhism first flourished in the country. Every year thousands of tourists and pilgrims visit the city and admire its extraordinary beauty.
You will start your day with visit to Shwezigon pagoda, built as an important reliquary shrine, majestic Thatbyinnyu temple, the tallest monument in Bagan, and Sulamani pagoda famous for its celebrated mural paintings. You will continue to the unique Ananda temple, those look combines features of both traditional Indian and Mon styles. Ananda temple houses four huge Standing Buddha images oriented strictly to the four cardinal points. You will also make a stop in nearby local villages where you will learn about traditional cotton weaving, laquerware, palm sugar and peanut oil production.
In the afternoon you will continue to explore mythical Bagan visiting, among others, the biggest Bagan’s temple Dhammayangyi, one of the oldest Manuha temple, etc. and you will enjoy an enchanting sunset over millenial city from one of the scenic spots.
Summary of the tour :
Departure : Bagan
Duration : 9 hours
Best time for visits : all year round
Example of itinerary : your hotel – Shwezigon pagoda – Thatbyinnyu pagoda – Sulamani pagoda – Ananda temple – villages – Dhammayangyi temple – Manuha temple – panoramic tower for sunset – your hotel
Packages includes :
- Private transportation
- Entrance fees to Bagan Archeological zone
- English-speaking guide services (French/Russian/German/Spanish/Chinese/Japanese-speaking guides on supplement and on request)
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