Hot air ballooning over Bagan, Myanmar

One-day itinerary: Bagan City Tour

Country: Myanmar

1 Day

Bagan, Myanmar: Float on air as the sun rises with a ‘Balloons Over Bagan’ ride. This spectacular experience will be one of the highlights of your tour.

From here you can begin your tour of Bagan with a visit to the Lawkananda Pagoda, located along the river. Continue on to East and West Phet Leik, which houses clay plaques depicting Jataka scenes, as well as the Thatbyinnyu Temple, the tallest in Bagan. Other notable sites to visit are the Shwegugyi Temple, and the Palace and Tharaba Gate.

In the afternoon your tour includes the Apeyadana Temple with its paintings of Mahayana, Nagayon Temple, and the Dhamayangyi Temple, a massive temple with some of the finest brickwork in all of Myanmar.

Finish the day at Mingalar Zedi, where you can see the sun set over the Ayeyarwady River, followed by an evening cruise on the river.

Note: Journeys Within’s one-day itinerary ideas are some of our favorite one-day activities – many of which are exclusive to Journeys Within. We do not book these one-day itineraries by themselves, but only as part of a full tour package.

Burmese boys in flower market

Highlights of Myanmar Tour

Country: Myanmar

8 Days | $2,725

With its rich diversity Myanmar is not an easy country to fit into a short trip but we have included the “must-see” highlights of this amazing country on this eight-day tour. Experience the wonderful people of Myanmar as you begin in Yangon and visit historic sites and modern markets. Head to Bagan and Mandalay to take in the archaeological wonders and ancient temples, before heading out to rural Myanmar to see the famous Inle Lake with its unique floating villages. In eight amazing days you will experience the wonder of Myanmar – one of the best kept secrets in Southeast Asia!

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Active outdoorsy tour through Myanmar

Classic Myanmar 14 Day Adventure

Country: Myanmar

14 Days | $2,960

If you have read the descriptions of the other Myanmar tours, but felt you wanted more "outdoor time" with a chance to get out and explore on foot – this is the trip for you. Whilst you will still get to see and experience the major sites of Myanmar you will also get out to trek for 3 days, spending the nights at a monastery before heading down into the Inle lake area

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Hot air balloons over Bagan temples

Myanmar First Class Tour

Country: Myanmar

14 Days | $5,310

Come travel First Class through this astounding country.  This tour features luxury hotel options such as the Governor’s Residence in Yangon.  Marvel at the wonders of Yangon before heading to Bagan to take in the incredible views of the many ancient Pagodas and Stupas at sunrise with a hot air balloon ride.  Relax on the classic RV Paukan as you cruise down the Irawaddy River to Mandalay.  Explore beautiful Inle Lake and relish the hospitality for which Myanmar is famous.  …

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