Bago Vacation Packages
Naypyidaw, the capital of Burma/Myanmar, is located roughly 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the north of Bago.
The area around Bago is dotted with fabulous things to see and do, from firm tourist favorites to lesser known gems.
While you are staying in Bago, why not head to Yangon. Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Yangon Technological University, Sule Pagoda and Bogyoke Market. Yangon has much of interest for travelers happy to delve a little deeper. Myanmar Gems Museum, Maha Bandula Park and Yangon Zoological Gardens are other points of interest not to miss.
Get outside and enjoy Burma/Myanmar's open-air markets. This region is blessed with a deep spiritual life; so be sure to check out the area's many monasteries.
Cool off upon the region's waters by going scuba diving or rafting.
Experienced travellers know that trying popular local dishes is one of the most rewarding ways to really get to the heart of an area. You'll notice that ngapi (fermented seafood) and a thoke (salads) are popular ingredients in local foods. Typical menu items include tea leaf salad and shan-style rice (fish rice), but there are many other options on the menu. Halawa (sticky rice, butter and coconut) is a commonly eaten dessert in these parts. If you are after something refreshing, black tea is a popular option.
When booking your holiday to Bago, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport, Yangon International Airport, is located in in Yangon, 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.
Accommodation in Bago
Pre-booking a suitable apartment or hotel is a crucial element of any trip. Expedia gives easy access to the most popular places to stay in Bago.
Start the quest for the ideal Bago accommodation by investigating the latest offers at the lovely Kanbawza Hinthar Hotel, located at No. A1 Bahtoo Road, Quarter 2, and the Amara Gold Hotel, at 481 Maha Bandoola Road. More economical hotels that Expedia customers have enjoyed are the Bago Star Hotel, at 11-21 Kyaikpon Pagoda Rd, and the Hotel Mariner I, at 330 Shwemawdaw Paya Rd.