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Bagan: Full-Day Countryside Villlage Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 386848
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Visit a countryside village and experience its traditional way of life. Ride in an ox-cart amongst rural farms and admire the beautiful landscape views.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby for pickup from your hotel in Bagan.

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  • Discover the daily activities in a countryside village and learn more about the villagers' way of life
  • Ride in an ox-cart and appreciate the beautiful scenery along the way
  • Enjoy a traditional Burmese lunch
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Enjoy a full-day tour into the countryside around Bagan and visit an island set rural village, where you ride in an ox-cart and enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch. Make stops at a local market and a lacquer workshop along the tour. Learn from your local guide about local customs and culture, and the daily life of a countryside village. 

Begin your day with pickup from your hotel in Bagan by air-conditioned vehicle and make your first stop at the colorful Nyaung U Market, where you will see various seasonal vegetables, fruits, and dry goods sold by the local villagers from the nearby villages.

Then, transfer to Lawkanandar jetty for a 5-minute boat ride across the Ayeyarwaddy river to Kyun Thiri Island.

On arrival, jump on an ox-cart for a 20-minute ride to the village. Along the way, admire the landscape forming from spacious farms and local gardens cultivating peanuts, carrots, chilies, tomatoes, and other varieties of vegetable gardens.

In the village, go for a short wander along the tree-shaded lanes under to meet with the friendly villagers and see the traditional village houses. Learn about the local plantation techniques and life in a rural farming village. Stop here for a traditional Burmese lunch with appetizer, main, and a sweet dessert.

Travel back from the Island and drive towards Bagan. On the way, visit a lacquerware shop where you have the chance to view one of Bagan's most traditional and appreciated art forms. 

After, return to your hotel to conclude your full-day tour around the Bagan countryside. 

Choose to extend your experience with an optional dinner at Sanon restaurant. The restaurant is a not-for-profit social enterprise restaurant providing training for the regional youth.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat fees
  • Ox-cart ride
  • Traditional 3-course Lunch
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Dinner at Sanon restaurant (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Zone fees
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

From US$ 85 per person

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Golden Express Travels & Tours

Product ID: 386848