Bagan – Minnanthu Village – Bagan

    Duration:
  • Day Tour
  • Tour Code:
  • ODY - 027

Nyaung U market Nyaung U market Nyaung U market Your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 8 am. Visit Nyaung U local market – some tourists find the morning market is more colorful and fun than the popular Scott market in Yangon. Majority of the market area is occupied by souvenirs and antiques shops. You can find bronze statues of the ancient ladies of Bagan, old lacquer ware, paintings copied from the original frescoes in the Bagan temple, hand woven clothes and many more. (You’ll experience local lifestyles and the buzz of a... Read More at Tour Detail

Tour package start from: USD 90 /per person (based on 2 travelers)

(Valid from 1st May, 2016 to 30th Sep, 2016, minimum 2 pax per booking)

  • Your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 8 am.
  • Visit Nyaung U local market – some tourists find the morning market is more colorful and fun than the popular Scott market in Yangon. Majority of the market area is occupied by souvenirs and antiques shops. You can find bronze statues of the ancient ladies of Bagan, old lacquer ware, paintings copied from the original frescoes in the Bagan temple, hand woven clothes and many more. (You’ll experience local lifestyles and the buzz of a marketplace).
  • At the market, we will buy to your desire items to be donated to the children at the Minnanthu Village.
  • Then we will drive and visit to Minnathu village where villagers process the crops, feed the animals as well as weave fabrics. More into the daily lives of the local people.
  • Proceed to a Primary school – managed by government and the basic education school system in Myanmar consists of five years of primary, four years of lower secondary, and two years of upper secondary education. The trip is to support local community and education of the local children as well as for the travellers to observe local living and education of children. For this visit, travelers get to buy things (mostly stationeries) that they like to give it to the children with their own hands. Starts with shopping at Nyaung U market and then head to the school. Meet the monks, teachers and children to be able to interact and get to know them. Observe and take photos as they study and play together. Every little thing given here is very much appreciated.
  • After that, return toward the city and lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Back to your hotel and rest for a moment. After refreshment, visit to Shwegugyi Temple – Shwegugyi means “the Golden Cave” in Myanmar language. It is located in front of the royal palace and therefore also known as the “Nandaw Oo Paya” meaning the “Pagoda in front of the palace”. Built by King Alaungsithu in 1311A.D, this cave temple showcases a transition in architectural style from the dark and cloistered to the airy and light. The temple is also famous for its fine stucco and carved wooden doors in the interior.
  • Lastly, continue to visit to Shwesandaw pagoda to capture breathtaking sunset – the place to end your day touring the temples and take in the incredible sunset.
  • Back to hotel and rest up for the night after dinner.

  • Gawdawpalin Temple

    Gawdawpalin Temple – Gawdawpalin Temple was built in 1175 by King Narapatisithu. Legend has it that the King has committed a terrible crime against his ancestors and as punishment went blind. Brahmen astrologers advised the King to make amends by making idols of his ancestors and placing them on thrones. The King worshiped these idols and begged for forgiveness. Miraculously he eventually regained his sight.

  • Bu Pagoda (Bu Paya)

    Bu Pagoda (Bu Paya) – The name of this Bagan attraction already gives a perfect description of the place: Bu Paya means ‘a gourd-shaped pagoda.’ According to legend, Pyusawhti rid the area of ‘bu,’ which was a gourd-like climbing plant that infested the riverbanks. As a reward, he became the heir to the throne of Bagan and its third king.

Service Include

  • Transfer and sightseeing by private car (driver inclusive)
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking station guide fee
  • GST

Service Exclude

  • Dinner & Drinks
  • Accommodations
  • Entrance fees & zone fees
  • Domestic and International Flights
  • Visa fees (contact us for further information)
  • Personal expenses such as camera fees, laundry services, tips
  • Insurances (personal, health, travel, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Surcharge for VISA & MasterCard payments
  • The places that are not mentioned in the program

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