Thante Hotel Nyaung Oo
Travel Blogs from Bagan
Having spent enough time in Yangon, and seen enough temples to last a lifetime, it was time to make a move and explore a different part of Myanmar. Somewhere where I didn't have to see another temple or Pagoda for a while. Mandalay and Bagan seemed to be the main two options available. Being the backpacker that I am, and knowing that I would end up …
Being that I am staying in this 30$ room I decided I should take advantage of the pool and gardens so I stayed this extra day in Bagan just to soak in the sun in between the dips in the pool. It was a wonderful lazy day of reading and just appreciating the day.
Today I joined three others for a day tour around Bagan with the main interest being Mount Popa. Along the way we stopped to visit a "palm farm" where we saw mustard seed being pressed into oil. We also tasted palm sugar candies, palm whiskey and had typical myanmar treats. All very tasty. Then we continued to Mount Popa to visit the "nat" (spirits …
My 2nd day in Bagan and I was so looking forward to going out again and taking in the amazing temples, site and villages from Nyaung U to Old Bagan and new Bagan. I enjoyed my bike ride so much yesterday that I had decided to rent a bike again today and take in more sites. I also wanted to visit the Palace and museum. Once again, I took in more …
Today I decided that it was time for a horse and cart. This way I could get to further sites and maybe the driver would also share some of his knowledge of this area. I walked to the market as I found that this is where most horse and carts wait to pick up clients. I negotiated a price of 8,000K and off we went, stopping at places where I was the …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
A nice oasis for escaping the busy streets of Bagan,
Big rooms, lovely efficient and helpful staff. Great pool area and bakery.
Breakfast is ok but not impressive. Overall a great place to stay.
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