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BAGAN, one of the most wondrous sights in the world, has a picturesque riverside landscape dotted with thousands of mysterious pagodas dating back hundreds of years. Much of Bagan’s charm comes from the fact that it is not a museum, but rather a living monument where devout Buddhists can still be seen paying homage to the Buddha on a day-to-day basis.

Bagan offers endless opportunities for exploration, by horse cart, bicycle or motorized transport. Pathways crisscross the plains, leading to hidden temples just waiting to be discovered and explored.

While Bagan’s structures are stunning from afar, closer inspection reveals even more amazing architectural details both outside and inside, as well as captivating interiors decorated with astonishing Buddhist statues and murals. Bagan is the one destination in Myanmar that no one should miss. But don’t take our word for it – come see for yourself, and be amazed.

LOCATION – It is located in the peaceful village of New Bagan, where traditional lifestyles are still the norm. The small town, just a short walk from the mighty Ayeyarwaddy River, is also home to a colorful morning market as well as numerous laquerware shops and restaurants. Bagan’s famous temples are easily accessible from the hotel, and Nyaung Oo Airport is only a 10 minutes drive away.

ACCOMMODATION – The entrance to Blue Bird takes you to the reception area through tropical garden, which leads to the open-air Spices Garden restaurant and Cocktail’s Garden overlooking the uniquely designed pool and leafy courtyard.

Surrounding the courtyard are 24 deluxe rooms varying in size from 35 to 45 square meters each. The cozy bed with feather and down duvet and top-mattress is positioned in the center of the room beneath a high ceiling. Facilities include LCD TV with satellite channels, DVD player, personal safe, individual controlled air-condition, table and daybed, unique design lamps.

Luxurious bathroom are entered through handcrafted teak door. The bathroom comprises waterfall shower, vanity, a dressing area and toilet.

DINING – Spices Garden restaurant opens for breakfast, lunch and diner offering authentic Myanmar and International-influenced cuisine. The menu changes frequently, driven by locally sourced seasonal produce. Spices Garden offers the ambience of a private residence with informed and attentive service while the Cocktail’s Garden is the perfect spot for relaxing with a pre-dinner aperitif or enjoying wonderful cocktails.

LA PETITE BOUTIQUE offers a variety of unique Bagan handicrafts and artwork.

THE LIBRARY – located in the Reception Area offers a wide range of reading materials in several languages. Wireless Internet access is available all over in the hotel as well as in your own room.

ACTIVITIES & CULTURAL EXPERIENCE – Blue Bird will customize excursions to the many scenic and cultural attraction in Bagan and the surrounding region. These include day trip to Mt. Popa, visit of archeological sites by bicycle, sunset climbs up to one of the temples in Bagan, visits to local villages nearby, Irrawaddy (Ayerwaddy) River trips to Kyauk Gu U Min and river villages and Bagan’s exclusive lacquer ware shopping.

GETTING THERE – Blue Bird is little more than a ten-minute drive from Nyaung U Airport, which is serviced by scheduled flights from the gateways of Yangon, Mandalay and Heho (Inle Lake). Domestic flying time vary from thirty-five minutes to one hour twenty minutes. Airport transfer can be provided to and from the hotel upon request.

CLIMATE – Bagan enjoys a dry climate throughout most of the year. The cooler, drier months of the year are from November to February and in the evening, temperatures can drop to 19˚C but rarely drop below 26˚C during the day. However, the temperature can climb to 35˚C during the rest of the year.

LANGUAGE – The official language of Myanmar is Myanmar while English is commonly spoken around commercial centers.

CURRENCY – The national currency is the Myanmar Kyat. Myanmar is a cash country, since credit cards, traveler’s checks and foreign currencies are not widely accepted.
The hotel accepts the settlement of room charges and other incidental charges in USD in cash.

HEALTH – There are no particular immunizations required for entry into Myanmar unless the traveller is coming from a yellow fever-infected area. No vaccinations are required either, but it is advisable to check with your doctor for current information.

TRAVEL TIPS – Electricity is 230 volts, 50 hertz, adaptors are recommended as the hotel features UK standard plugs. MYANMAR is six and half-hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). During the cooler months of November to February, guests should pack warm clothes for early morning and evenings, lighter clothing for the rest of the day. During the summer months, it is recommended that guests wear light yet conservative attire, especially on temple visits. Guests should bring mosquito repellent, wide-brimmed hat, sun protection, sunglasses and sandals.

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