Time-Lapse Tuesday: Burma's Old Bagan

December 29, 2015 G Adventures

Still known to much of the world as Burma, Myanmar has been off of travellers' destination lists for too long. The country has a collection of stunning Buddhist monuments and a bucolic Southeast Asian countryside — both of which are typified by Bagan, a temple town and one of the country’s greatest tourist draws.

Framed by the Ayeyarwady River, Bagan occupies an impressive 67 sq km (26 sq mi), 690 km (429 mi) north of Yangon. Over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains, of which the remains of over 2,200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day. It is seen by many as an equal to Cambodia's Angkor Wat.

Getting There

G Adventures runs a number of departures to Burma encompassing a wide range of departure dates and activities to cater for different tastes. We’re thrilled at the prospect of showing you this big blue planet of ours — check out our small group trips here.

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