This one-day Yangon – Bagon trip 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

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Today you Yangon trip starts at the hotel in Yangon, after 2-hour drive, arrive in Bago (84 km from Yangon). Bago’s sightseeing starts with the charming and characteristic monastery of Kya Khet Waii, 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 Monastery of Kya Khet Waii

The tour continues 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 with visits to an Allied War Cemetery near Htauk Kyan and a “Nat” tree shrine on the way back. The trip ends at your hotel in Yangon.

Reclining Budda in Shwe Tha Lyaung Buddha

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 experience driver
  • One bottle of water/per person
  • Lunch at local restaurant

What’s excluded?

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Insurance