This 5 day Yangon tour to Bagan allows you a great opportunity to discover two distinctive beauties of Myanmar: the hidden treasure of Bagan and the hectic life in Yangon. Among 2200 ancient temples and pagodas, gain an insight into the architecture and history of the former city. Furthermore, expect to get closer to the life of Burmese people as you visit the tranquil village and the local market. Furthermore, indulge in the delightful atmosphere in Yangon and stroll along the charming street to visit the outstanding attractions. 5 days will full of surprise and exciting experiences are waiting for you to discover!

Start/End: Yangon/Yangon
Tour Route: Yangon – Bagan – Yangon
Date: Advice upon booking
Tour Type: Sightseeing & Discovery, Traditional Art Experience
Tour Category: Yangon tours, Bagan tours
Tour Highlights:

  • Visit a chain of outstanding temples & pagodas of Bagan including Shwezigon Pagoda, Ananda Temple, Hmilominlo Temple, Thatbyinnyu Temple, and Shwesandaw Temple
  • Enjoy an authentic Burmese traditional puppet show in one of the most famous restaurants in Bagan
  • Admire one of the greatest Buddhist wonders in the world: Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Learn how to make the beautiful items from the artisans in the lacquerware workshop in Bagan
  • Get closer the life of people in the local markets of Nyaung U in Bagan and Bogyoke Aungsan in Yangon

Experience this Yangon – Bagan Excursion With:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Drivers: polite,  friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned & clean
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: listed below or various types of equivalent accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region

Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Yangon, Arrival (D)
Day 2: Yangon – Bagan full day sightseeing (B)
Day 3: Bagan full day sightseeing (B)
Day 4: Bagan – Yangon sightseeing (B)
Day 5: Yangon, Departure (B)

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation

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Day 01: Yangon, Arrival (D)

Arrive at Yangon International airport, you will meet and be welcomed by your guide. Dinner at Halal restaurant and overnight at Yangon’s hotel.

Day 02: Yangon – Bagan full day sightseeing (B, L, D) 

Early morning, we will pick you up at the hotel by car to take you to the airport to board a domestic flight to Bagan – the ancient city of the eleventh century. Upon arrival at the train station, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide, your companion. Then start your amazing Bagan tour from the Nyaung U market with colorful local morning markets and a variety of souvenirs.

local women and products in Nyaung U market

Continue to visit Shwezigon Temple – a prototype for later Myanmar temples built by King Anawrahta; Ananda Temple – Kyansittha’s masterpiece and the culmination of early temple architecture; Kyansitha Umin, a brick structured cave served as a temple for a place of lodging the monks; Thatbyinnyu Temple – the tallest building on the plains in Bagan and Htilominlo Temple – the largest temple of Bagan. Then we visit the lacquer house and enjoy the unique artwork, blending into the art space. In the evening, admire the breathtaking sunset of Bagan from a sunset hill in the region. Have dinner and enjoy a special Puppet show at one of Bagan’s most famous restaurants.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Htilominlo Temple is the largest temple in Bagan

Day 03: Bagan full day sightseeing (B, L, D)

In the morning after breakfast, continue your visit to Nathlaung Kyaung, which is now the only remaining Hindu temple in Bagan; Myazedi Temple, famous for stone carvings, carved in four languages, such as Myanmar, Mon, Pali, and Pyu on four sides of a stone, Nagayon Temple was built in the late 11th century and it resembles Indian temple of Orissa. We also visit Wat Abeyatanar, famous for its murals covering the inner walls. Afterward, lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Next, visit the temple of Russia-na-daung, Pyu brick tower and Manuha Temple which is considered one of the first temples in Bagan.

Yangon-Bagan tour to the Manuha Temple

Get to Mingalarzedi and let pay attention to the proportion and beautiful jataka around three square degrees. Watch the sunset on the Ayewaddy River by boat.
Overnight at hotel in Bagan.

Irrawaddy river sunset

Day 04: Bagan – Yangon sightseeing (B, L, D)

Say goodbye to Bagan this morning to board a flight back to Yangon. On arrival, our guide will take you to explore the best sight of the city. Take beautiful photos together to save the memory in the City Hall, Independent Monument, High court and many colonial buildings with British colonial style.

After that, we’ll go shopping at Bogyoke Market, formerly known as “Scott Market”, where you can find a wide range of handicrafts, jewelry, textiles, paintings grinding in Myanmar (Market is closed on Mondays and public holidays); The Chinese market places a diverse and appealing array of fresh fruits, flowers, and local delicacies. At night, we visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, the temple of Myanmar and one of the greatest wonders of the world.
Overnight in Yangon.

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon tour

Day 05: Yangon – Departure (B, L)

This morning, proceed to the city center via the City Hall, Independent Monument, you can take some interesting photo at the Supreme Court – a dramatic historic building and many British colonial buildings along the street. Let’s spend time visiting the vibrant Indian market around the city center. After that, we walk together inside the lush green garden of the picturesque Kandawgyi park to take photographs of Royal Kandawgyi Lake and Karaweik Palace.
Finally, we transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight. Trip ends. We hope that you have enjoyed the itinerary for 5 days in Myanmar that we deliver. Thank you for making your trip with Go Myanmar Tours!

The Karaweik Hall in Kandawgyi Lake-Yangon Bagan tour

Price: Please contact us for your special price
What’s Included?

  • English speaking local tour guide
  • 4-night accommodation with breakfast at 3 stars hotels (With hotel option).
  • Entrance fees for places mentioned
  • Transfers and sightseeing by private air-conditioned car
  • Government tax and service charges

What’s Excluded?

  • Accommodation (Without hotel option)
  • Meals & Drinks
  • 10 US$ for international airport tax
  • Visa arrangement and services
  • Other personal expenses.


Please be aware that hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are canceled or delayed Go Myanmar Tour will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.
The traveling times mentioned within this dossier are approximations only. These times will vary according to weather, road, traffic or any other prevailing conditions.
This itinerary and supplementary information has been compiled in good faith and was accurate at the time of writing. However, it DOES NOT form part of a contract between the client and Go Myanmar Tours.

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