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Activity Tours

Activity Tours

We love active holidays and new experiences and always have. There’s something about connecting with local communities and learning or trying something new or unimagined that just can’t be beaten. So if you’re looking for an active holiday in Bagan or just some travel inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!

Some of us like to be active on our holidays in Myanmar. We want more than just sightseeing in Bagan. We want to engage with local communities, learn about local culture and develop new skills. Most of all, have fun!

Our Bagan activity tours are dynamic and engaging for visitors seeking a private tour experience away from tourists. Thanks to our close relationships with local communities, monasteries, and artisans in Bagan, we are able to offer our guests a more authentic and rewarding holiday experience.

We design our Bagan activity tours to mix it up and encourage you to try something new!

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Bagan Classes & Workshops

Bagan Classes & Workshops

Discover inspiring and fun classes and workshops for adults, groups, and families in Bagan. Enjoy tasty Burmese cooking classes in a local village. After that, practice portrait photography among the ancient temples with that new camera. Why not try a sand painting class? After all, who’s ever heard of sand painting? And don’t forget the bamboo workshop. In short, our Bagan classes and workshops offer something for every interest and skill level.

Set amid the rice fields, temples, and the meandering Irrawaddy river in rural Myanmar, art comes naturally in Bagan. Thanks to sunrises and sunsets casting a magical light on centuries-old temples, it’s easy to find inspiration here. Because of its rich Buddhist history, Bagan also one of the easiest destinations to get in touch with your artistic and spiritual side. With our half-day, full-day, and sunrise-to-sunset tours, classes and workshops in Bagan you are sure to find your own muse.

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Bagan for Couples

Bagan for Couples

Pack your sandals, grab your camera, and get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Our fantastic private tours in Bagan customized for couples is just for you.

Spellbinding temple landscapes make Bagan for couples a dream destination. Make your visit a truly memorable romantic experience.

But what if I want to design my own tour? For example, combine a horse carriage ride at sunrise with a private sunset cruise on the Irrawaddy with views of Bagan’s golden temples. Or create a more active day out by going mountain biking. Explore the ancient temples and make new friends on a rural village walk. And then add some color to your day with fresh flowers, fruit, Burmese umbrellas, and other premium features to liven up your photographs as you explore Bagan as a couple.

No matter what your taste, our Bagan for couples tours are a unique opportunity in Myanmar.

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Bagan Photography Tours & Workshops

Bagan Photography Tours & Workshops

Three Treasures is the leading Bagan photography tour operator.

Explore the most photogenic Bagan temples in the best light! Photograph the most impressive Bagan temples, from the majestic Ananda to the golden spires of Shwezigon on our Bagan photo tours. 

Let our team of professional guides and photographers show you the secrets of unforgettable Bagan. We all live here, and we know the optimal times of the day to see the temples in the best light with the fewest crowds—and we’re sharing our secrets with you!

Our tours are created for photographers of all levels and our experienced trip leaders guiding personalized private photography tours in Bagan since 2015. We will apply our local knowledge of sites and contacts in the community to position ourselves to practice and capture village life, landscapes, portraits, ancient temples, sunrise or sunset in Bagan as you’ve only imagined.

Capture Unseen Myanmar

Explore the most photogenic temples in Bagan and insider spots known only to locals. Improve your portrait photography on a village walk. Or, be captivated by the surreal light of sunset on the Irrawaddy.

No Experience Necessary

You don’t have to be an experienced photographer to join our tours, our adventures are created for photographers of all levels and our experienced trip leaders are pro photographers who are ready to help take your photo game to the next level.

Personalized Guidance

We ensure that all of our guests enjoy personalized guidance, be that learning how to shoot in manual for the first time, experimenting with new photographic styles and techniques, or further refining your photographic vision. All of our Bagan photography tours are tailored to your needs and ability level.

Tips for Your Bagan Photography Tour

  • Refresh yourself on the basic operation of your camera. Being able to quickly take over your camera’s manual controls will enable you to capture more of Bagan’s amazing light and surroundings. Our guides can assist you with ISO, Aperture, and Shutter priority settings.
  • Remember to charge your camera batteries and bring an extra memory card. Pack your gear the night before your Bagan photo tour as we depart early to photograph the temples at sunrise.
  • Smile and make verbal contact when taking photographs of people in Myanmar. Friendliness is your most powerful tool in travel photography. Our guides will introduce you to many local personalities and craftsmen on our walking photography tours in Bagan.
  • Take an interest and look closer at your surroundings. Don’t be shy! Most Myanmar people enjoy having their photos taken and participating in social media. Show a sincere interest in the daily lives of local people and they will often invite you to their homes for amazing portraits. When photographing temples in Bagan, move around and seek out new perspectives to express yourself creatively.
  • Slow down. We often include a brief walking meditation on our photo tours in Bagan. This encourages us to slow down and take notice the details of our surroundings, preparing us to capture the splendor of Bagan with our camera’s “eye”.

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Bagan Temple Tours

Bagan Temple Tours

Explore Bagan with a knowledgeable local guide and see what others miss!

Bagan is home to one of the greatest religious monument sites in the world. Our Bagan temple tours are an excellent way to spend time exploring the ancient temple ruins. Discover your next adventure in style and comfort.

But what about the crowds? We visit the most notable and spectacular of Bagan’s temples, as well as less-visited secret spots and insider tips. Avoid tour buses and crowds with our private Bagan temple tours.

Above all, our tours offer an authentic experience of Bagan with local flavor. Try local specialties like peanut and black bean dishes, tamarind flakes, and refreshing tropical drinks as you explore the landscape with our Bagan temple tours.

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Family-Friendly Tours in Bagan

Family-Friendly Tours in Bagan

Our Bagan family tours are especially exciting for young travelers – it’s not every day you get to ride a horse cart through a 9th-century temple landscape of Buddhist temples and learn sand painting from a local village artist.

And you’re not limited to just family tours. Almost all our Bagan tours and classes can be adapted to accommodate families of all ages. For example, add a village walk or boat ride to your day out. Include a crafting class and create your own souvenirs. We go the extra mile to make sure your family has the best possible Bagan experience with us.

On our Bagan family tours and adventures, time isn’t wasted waiting for a big group, hopping on and off buses or finding your way lost in the sand among 3,000+ monuments. Leave all the hassles to us and spend your time enjoying all the amazing sites and activities.

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Tours Featuring Boats

Tours Featuring Boats

Enchanting Bagan Boat Cruise at Sunset!

Our Bagan boat tours provide one of the best ways to explore the beauty of a Bagan’s temples from the Irrawaddy river. Experience the spectacular color of a Bagan sunset on a private cruise. Bagan boat tours offer an adventurous romp to remote villages or simply an easy sunset drift back to Old Bagan after a long day out.

Explore Bagan’s Temples and Villages by Boat on These Tours:

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Tours with Village Walks

Tours with Village Walks

The iconic temples of Bagan lie scattered over a vast area bordered by the mighty Irrawaddy. Walk peacefully among the temples on footpaths known to few. Our Bagan walking tours escape the crowds into rural villages and see the monuments from a different light. Beyond the tourist maps, hike to remote temples and tribal villages. Experience a day on ox cart paths and learn the daily routines of Burma’s people.

Bagan Walking Tours

Enjoy a walking tour of our host village to learn about traditional agricultural practices and crops, and how the local climate and soils influence Myanmar hospitality, diet, and livelihoods. History, culture and an unprecedented amount of photo opportunities. Be captivated by the unexpected beauty of the Bagan’s people, its small enchanting hamlets, the traditions still surviving.