Outdoor Activities in Bagan

Outdoor activities in Bagan are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Bagan comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Bagan and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Bagan has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Bagan.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Bagan:

  1. #1 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 84 itineraries
    Mount Popa

    Tags: Mountain, Rock Climbing

    Address: Mt. Popa National Park, Bagan, Myanmar, Burma

    If you want to add a tinge of thrill to your trip to Bagan, then a visit to Mount Popa is mandatory! Definitely not a hard climb but the view you’ll see after getting to the top of Mount Popa wi...Read more

  2. #2 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 328 itineraries
    Ananda Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Ananda Temple, Bagan, Myanmar, Burma

    One of the most prominent temples in Bagan, the Ananda Temple and Ananda OK Kyaung is heavily touristed throughout the year. A Buddhist temple built in 1105 AD, the person behind Ananda Temple was Kin...Read more

  3. #3 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 350 itineraries
    Shwezigon Paya

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Shwesandaw Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

    Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Shwesandaw Pagoda was built by King Anawrahta in 1057 and it happens to be the highly visited temple in Bagan. The Buddhist temple which once had terra cotta tiles displaying the scenes from Jataka, t...Read more

  4. #4 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 248 itineraries
    Sulamani Guphaya Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sulamani Guphaya Temple, Bagan, Myanmar

    Once a highly visited destination in Bagan, the Sulamani Paya Temple was badly destroyed in the earthquake which shook Myanmar in August 2016. Even though the entry is blocked and the restoration work...Read more

  5. #5 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 230 itineraries
    Dahmmayan Gyi Phaya

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Dhammayangyi Temple, Bagan, Myanmar

    The Dhammayangyi Temple in Bagan, Myanmar is largest of all temples in the Burmese capital and it is totally worth the hype. Built during the reign of King Narathu, this one is the widest temple in Ba...Read more

  6. #6 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 213 itineraries
    Thatbyinnyu Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan, Myanmar

    Built in mid-12th century by King Alaung Sithu, the Thatbyinnyu Temple is an incredible place to go back in the past and relive the historic times. This is also the highest temple in Bagan but you&rsq...Read more

  7. #7 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 246 itineraries
    Htilominlo Pahto

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Historical Site

    Address: Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

    If you’re a fan of detailed architecture and carvings, then there is a place in Bagan which will treat the art lover in you. The Htilominlo Pahto is a great attraction which is considered to be ...Read more

  8. #8 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 280 itineraries
    Bulethi

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

    An attraction with a difference! That’s how one would describe the unique place in Bagan which is called Bulethi. This place is just more than a temple site. Bulethi offers some incredible view ...Read more

  9. #9 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 201 itineraries
    Buphaya Paya

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Old Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

    On the banks of Ayeyarwady river, lies a notable Pagoda with the name of Buphaya Paya. Built by the third king of Pagan, the dome of the pagoda is bulbous shaped. While the original pagoda was destroy...Read more

  10. #10 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 302 itineraries
    Manuha Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Manuha Temple, Bagan, Myanmar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A Buddhist temple built by the Mon King Manuha, the Manuha Temple in Bagan is a place you should head straightaway. The temple has huge Buddha statues and are an interesting to watch. There is a recli...Read more

  11. #11 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 168 itineraries
    Dhammayazika Pagoda

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Dhammayazika Zedi, Bagan, Myanmar

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of the calmer and quieter temples in Bagan, the Dhammayazika Pagoda is a temple which you should definitely visit if you are in search of serenity. The temple is situated in perfect location and t...Read more

  12. #12 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 30 itineraries
    Gubyaukgyi Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Myin Ka Bar, Myanmar (Burma)

    The Gubyaukgyi has faced it all. It suffered heavy damage because of the earthquake. The Europeans even took some of the murals to grace their museums. But still, this one is a popular landmark in Bag...Read more

  13. #13 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 38 itineraries
    Shwegu Gyi Phaya

    Tags: Temple, Nature

    Address: Old Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

    Are you a cultural explorer? Do you want to know how Burmese people are? Then paying a visit to Shwe-gyu-gyi or Shwe-gyu-gyi Phaya can answer all your questions. You can enjoy the tranquility of natur...Read more

  14. #14 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 255 itineraries
    Bagan Archaeological Museum

    Tags: Museum, Tour, Specialty Museum

    Address: Old Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Are you bored of visiting temples and Pagodas in Bagan and want to explore something else? Do you want to visit an attraction which will provide you with some enlightenment and will entertain you at t...Read more

  15. #15 of 33 Outdoors Activities in Bagan
    - Used in 46 itineraries
    Minnanthu Village

    Tags: Village, Tour

    Address: Minnanthu Village, Bagan, Myanmar

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A village which has temples, pagodas and has historical significance attached to it. Located just couple of miles away from Bagan, the Minnanthu Village is an incredible site and also a popular touris...Read more