This one day trip to Bagon from Yangon allows us to discover the wonders of Bago (also known as Pegu) the capital of the Mon Kingdom in the 16th century. In addition to the main historical and Buddhist pagodas, we also visit a local Mon weaving community, explore the town market and see the Allied War Cemetery.

Yangon Excursion to BagoYangon Excursion to Bago


Location: Bago (85 km from Yangon), Myanmar
Duration: 8 hours (approx.) – Full day
Start/End: Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Yangon
Tour Type: Sightseeing & Discovery
Tour Category: Yangon tours

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Your Bago day trip from Yangon starts at the hotel in Yangon. After 2-hour drive (about 84 kilometers), arrive in Bago, the center of the Mon Kingdom of Lower Myanmar during the 15th century. Begin your Bago’s sightseeing in the charming Kya Khet Waii monastery, an eminent teaching center for hundreds of monks from neighboring regions to study Buddhism. You will have ample time to observe when the monks walk mindfully in procession for their last meal of the day.

Monks in Kya Khet Waii Monastery-Yangon excursion to Bago

Next, continue heading to the over a thousand years old Mon-style Shwemawdaw Pagoda with its spire taller than the Shwedagon Pagoda and can be seen from around 10 kilometers. After lunch at a simple local restaurant, you will continue sightseeing with the 55-meter long reclining Shwe Tha Lyaung Buddha, which is among one of the country’s most impressive image and the four giant Buddha images at Kyaik Pun Pagoda.


After visiting a ‘Mon’ weaving and handicraft village producing woven bamboo wares, return to Yangon to visit an Allied War Cemetery near Htauk Kyan and a “Nat” tree shrine on the way back. Your day trip to Bago from Yangon ends at your hotel in Yangon.

bago day trip from Yangon to Allied War Cemetery

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees & permits
  • English speaking tours guide (Others languages upon requested)
  • Good (private) car or van with air-condition and experienced driver
  • One bottle of water/per person
  • Lunch at local restaurant

What’s excluded?

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Insurance