Not packed in a bus. Not herded with a group. Self guided walk is the SAFEST way to sightsee while observing SOCIAL DISTANCING!
Temple Run in the Ancient City of Bagan

Temple Run in the Ancient City of Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar (B)

Upon our arrival at the new Bagan bus station, we spent 15 minutes of haggling to get a Jeep to bring us to Manisanda Hotel, the agreed rate was 8000 Kyats. This probably is the only bad experience we encounter in our trip. Those barkers have guts to offer us high rates, and yet they are not the one who will be driving! Hope the Bagan tourism office can impose some regulation on this, perhaps a fix rate or a published pricing list, to give tourists a smooth welcome experience.

Departing the Bus station, we have to pass through a sort of checkpoint, which we paid Tourist entry fee - 15 USD/EURO. Which we only used ones during our Bagan Temple day trip.

It was expected that the car rentals from the Hotel is costly, so I walked 2 blocks away from our hotel, and there I found a travel company, Friends.

We book a private car for 2 days (77,000 kts) covering Bagan Temple tours with sunset for the first day, and Sunrise and Mt Popa for our second day. This rate is a good bargain because it was low season that time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Temple Run in the Ancient City of Bagan
Guide Location: Myanmar » Bagan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Angelo John Yap
Read it on Author's Website: http://saventravel.blogspot.md/2015/02/temple-run-in-ancient-city-of-bagan.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Manisanda Hotel
  • Shwe-Zi-Gon
  • Gu-Pyauk-Kyi
  • Hti-lo-min-lo
  • Upali-thein
  • Ananda Temple
  • That-Byin-Nyu
  • Shwe-Gu-Gyi
  • Dahmmayan Gyi Phaya
  • Sulamani Temple
  • Bu Paya
  • Nan Paya
  • Manuha Paya
  • Shwe San Daw Pagoda