Your cycling tour starts in the morning time, as your guide picks you up. Stroll around the colorful local market before visiting the most significant temples and pagodas around Bagan. The Shwezigon Pagoda
, which was built by King Anawratha in early 11th century, enshrines a number of sacred Buddhist relics. The oldest original paintings in Bagan can be found at Gubyaukgyi Temple
. Further you visit the Ananda Temple
with its four magnificent gilded Buddha statues. Continue your tour in the afternoon after a lunch break at a local restaurant or your hotel to Myinkaba village
, famous for its traditional lacquerware handicrafts.
Visit the Mon-style Manuha Temple
and the Nanpaya Temple
, a unique sandstone monument, afterwards. Enjoy a panoramic sunset view at Bupaya Pagoda
right by the Ayeyarwady River.
Distance to Old Bagan: 25 km to 30 km, approx. 3 h to 4 h drive
Distance to New Bagan: 35 km to 40 km, approx. 4,5 to 5 h drive
Explore the ancient temples of Bagan during sunrise from above by joining a hot air balloon ride
, surely an unforgettable and unique experience.