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.