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Bago Private Tour from Yangon with Taukkyan War Cemetery

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  • Day Trip
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  • 8 hr

Explore ancient capital, Bago on this day trip from Yangon. Witness the best of Bago’s architectures and cultural highlights with our professional English speaking guide. We will share stories about a monk’s life in Kyakhatwine Monastery and the history of the tallest pagoda: Shwemawdaw Pagoda. This day trip includes a visit to the Allied War Cementery in Taukkyan as well as a delicious lunch. Highlights • Learn about the history of the tallest pagoda, Shwemawdaw Pagoda and other religious sites. • Royal Palace visit • Visit to the Allied War Cementery in Taukkyan • Burmese lunch

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Shwemawdaw Paya, Bago Myanmar

Leaving at 8:30am with a pick-up from your driver and guide, we travel one-and-a-half hours north to Bago, one of Myanmar’s ancient capitals and a real treat for those who want to experience the look and feel of a forgotten era. With a high density of treasure-filled temples and golden Buddhas and amongst them you will find the famous Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda, credited with being the tallest pagoda in Myanmar. Although it has been through many renovations due to several earthquakes, some of the original structure, from the 10th century, is still present today

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Shwethalyaung Buddha, Bago Myanmar

You will also see Shwe Thal Yaung reclining Buddha, amazingly lost for hundreds of years before being discovered by an English railway contractor in 1881.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Market, ဗိုလ်ချုပ်လမ်း, Mone, Myanmar (Burma)

Bago Market is definitely worth a stop, even if you are not going to buy anything as walking through here you will see fresh fruits, vegetables, spices and other local products being sold.

(The exact location can change according with weather and traffic)

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: ကမ္ဘောဇသာဒီရွှေနန်းတော်, Myin Taw Thar Rd, Pegu, Myanmar (Burma)

After, will be time to visit Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace (reconstruction). It was built in the second half of the 16th century. It is easy to notice the old splendor and wealth of the Second Burmese Empire.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Taukkyan War Cemetery, No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar

After lunch in one of the best local restaurants we will return to Yangon, on the way, we will stop in the famous WWII Taukkyan War Cemetery, we will hear stories about the combatants and learn about this piece of history. After we will return to Yangon.

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes