Free & Easy Myanmar Itinerary : “Mingalabar” for Yangon & Bago – Top Places to Visit!

I have done 4 days 3 nights free and easy to Yangon and Bago cities few months back and below is the summary itinerary. We touched down in Yangon International Airport and stayed in Yangon throughout the 4 days 3 nights. I strongly recommened anyone who is doing Yangon city should include Bago city too. …

Myanmar Bago : 4 Seated Buddha – Kyaik Pun Pagoda

Ancient Capital of Myanmar – Bago / Pegu Bago is one of the historical town you cannot missed when you travel to Yangon Myanmar. Bago also known as Pegu (old name), just 2 hours drive from Yangon city. A day trip is highly recommended for anyone who wish to learn about this ancient capital city …

Myanmar Bago : Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha – Outdoor

Day Trip to Bago Bago is a small town about 70km away from north east of Yangon, a town full of historical sites, worth to do a day tour when you are visiting Yangon Myanmar. The old name is called Pegu, it was the ancient capital of Myanmar. Bagu town is where the famous Burmese …

Myanmar Tallest Pagoda : Bago Golden God Temple – Shwemawdaw Pagoda

Why visit Bago? Bago is just 2 hour drive away from Yangon and I strongly recommend anyone who is doing Yangon free and easy to include Bago too. It is the ancient capital of Myanmar, 4 important historical sites are located around Bago city and one of them are Shwemawdaw Pagoda. A day trip to …

Myanmar : A peek into a daily life of a monk in Bago Monk School – Kya Kha Wain Kyaung Monastery

There are about 500,000 Buddhist monks in Myanmar and over 1000 monastic schools which providing primary and secondary education to more than 100,000 Myanmar children. During my Bago day trip (Bago is about 2 hour from Yangon, former capital of Myanmar), I was able to see one of the monastic school. Kha Khat Wain Kyaung Monastery …

Myanmar : The Golden Palace in Bago – Kanbawzathadi Palace

Kanbawzathadi Palace is the must see place if you are a fan of majestic palaces and royal constructions. It is located in Bago city, the old capital of Myanmar which is less than 2 hour drive from Yangon. If you are visiting Yangon, Bago is highly recommended for a day trip and there are few …

Myanmar : Bago Road Trip – A Brief Stop at Taukkyan War Cemetery

Inya Lake Our one day Bago trip start early in the morning, at around 8.30 am. The private taxi meets us at the hotel lobby sharp at the promised timing. The car approach Inya Lake (picture above) which is one of the largest lake in Yangon after 20 mins driving. Inya Lake is a popular …

Myanmar : Bago Reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha (Indoor)

Reclining Buddha in Bago There are two reclining Buddha in Bago, one indoor and one outdoor. The one indoor is called Shwethalyaung Buddha. Shwethalyaung Buddha is measuring 55 meters long and 16 meters high, slightly shorter by 10 meter compared to the famous Chauk Htat Gyi Buddha, the other reclining Buddha located in Yangon city. …

Myanmar : Road Trip from Yangon to Bago – 14 Things to observe.

Bago is one of the ancient city near Yangon Myanmar, just 76km away from Yangon. You can do a day trip if you have few days in Yangon. Staying in Yangon is still preferable as the hotel facilities is still better off in Yangon. There are several attractions to see in Bago but all can …