Full day Bago excursion features the significant highlights of Bago (an ancient capital of a former Mon kingdom dating back to the 6th century) and its surroundings. You will tour the city with one of our best local professional tour guides and learn the Myanmar's culture and history.
Our driver and professional English speaking guide will pick you up from your hotel around 8am in Yangon city and enjoy a scenic journey by road to Bago, 80km to the north west of Yangon, is an ancient capital of a former Mon kingdom dating back to the 6th century. Sightseeing in Bago includes the beautiful 55 meter long reclining Buddha, Shwethalyaung.
Next, we visit to the Mon style Shwemawdaw Pagoda, one of the most venerated in Myanmar. Its spire stands 114m high and is taller even than the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Continue to Kyaikpun Pagoda which is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft (27 m) statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakusandha, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gautama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions. The Four Seated Buddha was built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD (tradition) and renovated by King Dhammazedi in the 15th century AD. End the tour of Bago with a walk around the colourful Bago Market.
On the way back to Yangon, visit the Allied War Cemetery near Htaukkyan, the final resting place for over 27,000 allied soldiers.
After the tour, we will drive back to your hotel/airport/port safely.