Bago Tourism

Visit Bago - Best of Bago

Bago (formerly spelt Pegu; Burmese: ပဲခူးမြို့; MLCTS: pai: khu: mrui., IPA: [bəɡó mjo̰]; Mon: ဗဂေါ, [həkɜ̀]; Thai: พะโค, rtgs: Pha-kho), formerly known as Hanthawaddy (Burmese: ဟံသာဝတီ ; Mon: ဟံသာဝတဳ Hongsawatoi; Thai: หงสาวดี, rtgs: Hongsawadi; meaning "She Who Has Swans"), is a city and the capital of the Bago Region in Burma. It is located 50 miles (80 km) north-east of Yangon.


Home to pretty treasures, Bago is Myanmar's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Bago, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Yangon. Add Yangon to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Shwedagon Pagoda, Taukkyan War Cemetery, Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bago.

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Facts and Stats for Bago*

  • Living in Bago - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 65.3 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bago

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bago

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Bago Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Bago

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