Bago City Tour from Yangon


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Bago City Tour from Yangon

Highlights / General details
After the breakfast at your hotel, you will visit to Bago which is formerly known as Pegu. It is a city and the capital of Bago Region in Myanmar. It is located 80 km (about 50 miles) from Yangon. It has a population of 220,000.The Shwemawdaw Pagoda or 'Great Golden God Pagoda' was built around 1000 years ago and located in Bago, Myanmar. It is one of the famous Mon pagodas. The pagoda was built by 2 merchants Taphussa and Bhalita and enshrined some hair and teeth relics of the Buddha. It was originally built to a height of 23 meters and was rebuilt higher several times until it finally reached its present 114 meters in 1954.
It was destroyed several times due to earthquakes, including one in 1917 and another in 1930. The upper parts of the pagoda which was collapsed in 1917 earthquake remain at the site.
At 114 meters in height, the pagoda holds the record for the tallest pagoda in Myanmar. The pagoda festival takes place every year in April, which is the Burmese month of Tagu.

Pick up and drop off at your centrally located hotel; All transfer and sightseeing by private Air Condition car; Experience English Speaking local tour guide; Drinking water and refreshing towels; Zone Fees; Lunch.

Gratuity; Drinks during meals.

Hours of operation
Available daily departing at 7:00am, pick-up 10 minutes before. No tour departures on April 10-20 (Myanmar New Year) and December 20 - January 10 (Christmas and New Year).

Approximately 10 hours.

Pick up and drop off at your centrally located hotel.

Participant restrictions
Child age 0-5 years will be free with accompanied adults.
This tour is of a historical area and is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.

Cancellation: 45 days prior 50% penalty, 29 days prior 75% penalty, 14 days prior 100% penalty. No show always 100% penalty.
*Reservation requires 2 passengers MINIMUM to confirm booking.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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