Bago City Experience

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Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Budget

Tour Period: All day

10 hours    Russian, German, English, French, Spanish

tour highlights

  • Journey through stunning scenery on the way to Bago
  • Visit the Allied War Graves Cemetery
  • Admire the historic Shwemawdaw Pagoda, over 1000 years old
  • View the 55-metre-long reclining Shwe Thalyaung Buddha image

tour details

Enjoy an authentic experience of exploring in the town of Bago. This journey takes you through a picturesque rural landscape of paddy fields, small villages and sacred pagodas that Myanmar people value and worship.

tour description

Pick up from your hotel and then drive to Bago (84 km, about two hours).

Lunch at Royal Taste Restaurant.

Arrive in Bago, formerly called Pegu, and founded in the year 825 by two Mon princes. The town, a former river port and royal Mon capital, is situated about 84 km from Yangon. The highlights include the Shwemawdaw Pagoda, which is over a thousand years old, and whose tip is even taller than that of Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda. Also visit Hinthargone Pagoda, where you can see the 'Nat' Shrine. Continue to the 55-metre-long reclining Shwe Thalyaung Buddha image, one of the country's most revered objects. Visit the Mahazedi (Great Stupa), a bell-shaped stupa offering panoramic views. Just outside Bago, visit Kyaikpun Pagoda with four 30-metre-high Buddha figures seated back to back. On the way back to the capital, visit the impressive and moving Allied War Graves cemetery near Htauk Kyant, the last resting place of over 6300 Allied soldiers and home to a memorial to 27,000 more. After that, return back to your hotel.


  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Lunch
  • Entrance Fees / Zone Fees in Bago
  • English speaking local tour guide (other language guides are available on request and surcharges apply)
  • Filtered drinking water and wet towels during the tour


Please note there will be supplement during the water festival period from 13-17 April. Price to be advised on request.
    Tour code: EXYFBCEB

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