Kingdom of Hanthawaddy: Excursion to Bago from Yangon

Bago houses a large number of interesting and historically-important sights. Join this excursion from Yangon to learn about Hanthawaddy Kingdom.

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9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Full-day sightseeing tour
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Zone fee
    • Entry/Admission - Kambazathadi Golden Palace
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Taukkyan War Cemetery, No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar

    You get picked up at your hotel in Yangon to visit the former capital of Bago.
    On the way, you stop by the Taukkyan War Cemetery, a monument for allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth who died in battle in Burma during the Second World War.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, Pagoda Rd, Pegu, Myanmar (Burma)

    The first sight you visit is the Shwemawdaw Pagoda, often referred to as the "Golden God Temple". This pagoda is the tallest pagoda in the, although the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon receives those credits.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shwethalyaung Buddha, Bago Myanmar

    Continue to the Shwethalyaung Pagoda, a reclining Buddha, which has a length of 55 meters. Myanmar people say about the Buddha image, that it represents Buddha in a 'relaxing' mode.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kambazathadi Golden Palace, Nr. Shwemawdaw Pagoda, Bago Myanmar

    After that, visit the Kanbawzathadi Palace, built for King Bayinnaung in 1556. The palace was rebuilt following the original design, based on knowledge gained from excavations and the original drawings of the building. There are several reproductions on display, like a replica of the King’s golden coach.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kyaik Pun Pagoda, Bago Myanmar

    Your last stop of the tour is the Kyaikpun Pagoda on the way back to Yangon. There is a small Buddhist monastery, known for its four towering images of the Buddha, often visible from far distance. The images, facing each others back, represent the four Buddhas that have reached Nirvana.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel in Yangon (one pick-up point only)
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats are available upon request.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Pegu Travels

Activity ID: V-47869P6

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