Bagan Balloon Cooking and Cycling (4 Days)

Bagan – Nyaung U – Mt. Popa – Bagan

 (4 Days, 3 Nights)

Day 1:                                    Bagan sightseeing

Our tour guide collects you at airport in morning. Transfer to center of Bagan, a sacred place with some 2500 pagodas and ruin built from 11 centuries.

Here, commences your visit with a nice time at Nyaung U market where you witness rustic goods and farm products exposing in the typical Burmese style. Proceeding to Shwezigon pagoda and Gubyaukgyi Temple.

In the afternoon, we embark a horse drawn cart ride to explore some prominent pagodas in this Unesco zone before concluding your day with a haunting sunset from the peak of Shwesandaw pagoda.

Stay overnight at hotel in Bagan. 

Day 2: Balloon Over Bagan + Biking and Visit to Mt Popa.

Rise up early for a wonderful balloon ride over the temple peaks of Bagan. You will be transferred amidst the pagodas to board the balloon then relax with the wind. As you return to back to your hotel, relax at your hotel before the sightseeing to Mt.Popa.

After that we are going to visit to the summit of extinct volcano; the abode of Nat (spirit) called Mt. Popa.Outset with your bicycle to the mountain. Road is narrow but smooth and labyrinths in the toddy/palm trees. Enjoy observing how the local wine/liquor/spirit/candy is made from toddy seed.
On the way back, we will visit the New Bagan where 2000 Pagodas and temples are rest.

Stay overnight at hotel in Bagan. 

Day 3: Cooking Class and Sunset Cruise on Irrawaddy River

After the breakfast , we will meet our chef at Nyaung U market. The dish you are to learn will be one of the famous dishes in Bagan: Roselle sour soup, Balachaung Gyaw with condiments, traditional chicken curry.

At the end of the day, embark a sunset cruise on Irrawaddy River.

Stay overnight at hotel in Bagan. 

Day 4: (22.Dec.16 )  Bagan Departure

Bagan is an archaeological treasure as well as historical wonder and ranked as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. You can choose some of Ananda temple (the master-piece edifice amongst 2000), Thatbyinnyu temple (the highest one), Dhanyangyi temple (the most massive one) before leaving Bagan. Transfer to airport for the flight connect to another destination

Included Services:

  • 3 Night accommodation based on sharing Twin/Double basic with daily breakfast at hotel
  • Cooking Class Services (2-3 hours only)
  • Balloon Over Bagan Standard Services
  • Sunset cruise services & horse cart services
  • Bike rental
  • English speaking station guide services during sightseeing days
  • Entrance and zone fees for visiting places in the program
  • Water and refreshing towel in touring days
  • Services mentioned in the program

Excluded Services:

  • International flight in/out
  • Domestic Flight Tickets
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinners) not mentioned on program
  • Early check-in/Late check-out
  • Porter charges at airports and jetties
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and Insurance fees
  • Fuel surcharge for flights
  • Any other items and services not mentioned in the program

Exotic Myanmar Travels & Tours Company gives you the possibility to choose among Standard –  Deluxe Accommodation categories in order for you to find the hotel that suits you the best.

The total Price of the tour depends from which Accommodation Category you will choose.

Please see below Accommodation Possibilities:

Please Note!: If some of the hotels below are fully booked, we will arrange for you another hotel with the same star rating within the same area

Accommodations including in the Tour

Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Standard Category)

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Bagan Hotel Yadanarbon Standard Category Superior


Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Superior Category) 

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Bagan Bagan Thande Hotel Superior Category Superior

Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Deluxe Category)

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Bagan Aureum Palace Hotel Deluxe Category Deluxe

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Nyaung U

Nyaung UNyaung-U is the administrative town of Nyaung-U Township of Nyaung-U District in the Mandalay Region of central Myanmar. It lies on the eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. It is just 4 kilometers away from old Bagan, a popular tourist attractionRead more

Mount Popa

Mount PopaMt. Popa is an extinct volcano which 1518 meters (4981 feet) above sea level, and a day trip from Bagan, set amid lovely hill and forest scenery. The Popa Taungkalat Shrine is home to 37 Mahagiri Nats, or spirits. Statues depicting the Nats are at the base of the Shrine. From the top of Taung Read more


Bagan  Bagan preeminent ancient religious cities in Southeast Asia. The ruins of Bagan city cover an area of 42 sq. km embracing over 2000 ancient pagodas and temples. The enchanting city is located in the tropical zone of the country, on the eastern bank of the Irrawaddy River about 193 kilometers south east of Mandalay. Read more

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