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Visit the village around Bagan and meet up with the locals

Experience rural Myanmar, its culture and traditions, with a half day guided excursion through the markets and villages of Bagan. Join the locals at a tea shop, see the production of Bagan good specialties and watch craftsmen at work.

Trip Details
Trip Code: MM-BAG-1004
Destination: Bagan
Duration: 1/2 day
Frequency: Daily
Departure Time: Bagan
Suitable For: Family, Seniors, Children
Trip Theme: Classic, Culture
Old Bagan Town - Meet the Local
Lacquer ware homemade in Bagan
Meet the Locals
Bagan Myanmar - Meet the locals
Meet the Locals in Bagan

After your breakfast at your hotel, your guide and driver will pick you up to start your Bagan half day trip. You will visit first the Nyaung U market, a busy morning market where locals gather from surrounding villages to buy and sell produce, crafts, spices and other goods. Stop for a cup of tea in a local teahouse, a key part of daily life in Myanmar and a great place from which to observe the busy morning activities.

From here we then continue to the neighboring villages where you will learn about their traditional livelihood. Learn the interesting process of creating “Poneyay” (pea powder paste) and see how local plum jam is made and packed. In addition, visit workshops of two of the region’s best known products: handmade lacquer ware and wooden handicrafts. In addition, you will visit the villages and observe about how Cartwrights make a traditional bullock carts, still used by farmers and locals throughout the country. The craftsmen love to share their techniques with visitors and the curious kids from the village are usually happy to come and meet you.

Transfer to your hotel or continue with one of our exciting half day tours around Bagan.


Package Includes:

  •     Private pick up transfer by an air-con licensed mini-bus with driver
  •     English speaking guides during whole roundtrip (Other languages on request)
  •     Tea Break
  •     Drinking water and Refreshments towel

Package does not include:

  •     Bagan Zone Fee
  •     Drinks, Alcoholic beverage, snacks & meals outside the mentioned program  
  •     Personal expenses
  •     Tips to driver and guide
  •     Travel Insurance

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Children Policy:
Children under 12 yrs: receiving an discounted price of around 10% of below mentioned per person prices

Join in Tour:

From Date To Date Duration Adults Children

Private Tour:

From Date To Date Duration 4 Person 3 Person 2 Person 1 Person
01 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2017 1/2 day

Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice