Myanmar Historic Tours

Some of the country’s top historic sites are temples and ancient palaces — living legacies to Myanmar’s kings. Archeological sites like Bagan make it possible to see the massive scale of these projects. Head to cities to experience attractions like Shwedagon Pagoda, a historic site that's still very much in use.

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Mandalay and Amarapura City Tour, Myanmar
Mandalay and Amarapura City TourMandalay

This tour takes you to see Mandalay, Burma’s last royal capital. This is where the Burmese surrendered to the British at the end of the 19th century, ushering in a difficult colonial era. Today, Mandalay’s artisans work hard to preserve Myanmar’s traditional crafts. You’ll also visit the nearby royal city of Amarapura and then continue to see Mandalay’s most iconic landmarks.

Cultural
Guided Tours
Historic
Walking
Kakku Ancient Pagodas Tour, Myanmar
Kakku Ancient Pagodas TourInle Lake

This tour departs from Nyaungshwe and brings visitors to Kakku, a collection of approximately 2,500 pagodas. Kakku preserves the architecture of the Shan people.

Guided Tours
Historic
Temple
Sale and Popa Tour, Myanmar
Sale and Popa TourBagan

This all-day tour takes you to see the fascinating culture and history of the central river valley. You’ll see one of the oldest monasteries in the country and experience traditional shopping experiences that you can only find in Myanmar.

Guided Tours
Historic
Temple
Mingun, Ava, Sagaing, Myanmar
Mingun, Ava, SagaingMandalay

This full-day tour takes you to explore a few of Myanmar’s former capitals. Myanmar has seen many power shifts in its history, and this tour covers just a few of these previous kingdom’s highlights, including Sagaing, Ava, and Mingun.

Boat Tours
Guided Tours
Historic
Temple
Amarapura Tour, Myanmar
Amarapura TourMandalay

This half-day tour takes you from Mandalay to see the famous sites of the nearby city of Amarapura. Amarapura was Myanmar’s royal capital from 1783 until 1857 when King Mingdon had many of its buildings dismantled and moved to Mandalay. This tour takes you to Amarapura’s most famous landmarks: U Bein Bridge and the Mahagandayone Monastery.

Architecture
Guided Tours
Historic
Bago Tour, Myanmar
Bago TourYangon

This tour takes you on a 50-mile journey to Bago. Bago became the capital under the 16th-century King Bayintnaung. It continued as the capital under the Hanthawadi Kingdom and continued for many centuries under the Mon kingdom.

Guided Tours
Historic
Walking
Mingun Tour, Myanmar
Mingun TourMandalay

Take a half-day tour to see the town of Mingun’s temples. You’ll travel an hour upstream the Ayeyarwaddy River to see the Mingun Pagoda and the Myatheindan Pagoda. As you travel along the river, you’ll also see scenes from rural life in Myanmar, including women washing laundry among buffalo on the riverbank.

Boat Tours
Guided Tours
Historic
4-Day Mawlamyine Tour, Myanmar
4-Day Mawlamyine TourYangon

This is a 4-day tour that takes you to the port town of Mawlamyine and its surrounding cultural and religious attractions. It served as the British capital during the 19th century, and today serves as an essential trading hub for the Mon state. Today, visitors come to Mawlamyine to see its picturesque colonial architecture.

Guided Tours
Historic
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