BAGAN – BAGAN & VISITING MYAING COMMUNITY VILLAGE
– Discovering the community village of Myaing
– Tuk Tuk tour to visit the village
– Participate in planting a tree near the community pavilion
– Sunset watching from a hill in Bagan
Relish in the authentic rural lifestyle of the Myaing community.
After your breakfast, you will embark on a 1.5-hour road trip to the community village of Myaing. The villagers will introduce you to their development project to promote local agriculture.
You’ll be served a delicious local lunch prepared by the villagers before getting on a Tuk Tuk to visit the village. The place holds a unique atmosphere like no others thanks to the people’s pure smiles and warm welcome. You will even have the opportunity to help them in their plantation work by planting a tree near the community pavilion to prevent the dryness from spreading.
Sadly, it’s time to say goodby to the locals and return to Bagan where you will be taken to a hill overlooking the village. There, you’ll get to enjoy the incredible view of the golden sunset over the temples.
English Speaking Guide
Private Pick up at your Hotel
Official Language: Burmese
Capital: Nay Pyi Daw
Economic Capital: Rangoun
Surface: 678 528 km2
Population: 51 million
Currency: Kyat (MMK)
Telephone code: +95
No vaccination is required. However, it is recommended to protect yourself against hepatitis A and B (ask your doctor for advice). We advise you to bring your own:
of a broad-spectrum antibiotic;
of your usual medications if you are undergoing treatment;
an anti-diarrheal and an intestinal antiseptic (Intetrix, Immodium…);
a protective cream against mosquitoes;
moisturizing sunscreen, lip stick;
a healing ointment and a local antiseptic.
Burmese is a monosyllabic tonal language of the Tibeto-Burmese group, of Sino-Tibetan origin. It is spoken by 80% of the population. English remains the administrative language.
Hello : mingala ba
Goodbye : ta ta
Thank You : tjay zu tim ba deh
Pay the Bill: beh lauk tja thaleh
How much it cost ? : da beh laulleh
I don’t understand : namalebabu
My name is : tjanaw nammeh
Where are the toilets ? : ein tha be hma leh ?
I don’t understand Burma : bama lo na maleh ba bu
Do you speak English ? : khin mya Pyinthit lo pyaw dat thalah ?
Market : zei
Museum : pyadai
Hotel : hotel
For digital cameras, provide sufficient memory cards, a spare battery and your charger. Voltage 220V with several types of plugs possible: two flat plugs, two round plugs or three plugs. Plan to bring a universal adapter. A UV filter will be an effective protection for your purpose.
Concerning drones in Myanmar:
To date, it is forbidden to import a drone into the country itself for recreational use.
Travelers can have their device confiscated at the entrance of the country. They will be returned out of the
country (leaving the same airport on arrival).