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Visiting Bagan, Myanmar

THE BEST WAY TO BAGAN, MYANMAR

From LAX, Thai Airways offers connecting service (change of plane) to Bagan. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,397.

TELEPHONE

To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 95 (the country code for Myanmar) and the local number.

WHERE TO STAY

Central Hotel, 335-337 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Pabedan Township, Yangon; 1-241-001, http://www.centralhotelyangon.com. It's clean and cheap, with doubles from $35 a night with breakfast.

Parkroyal Hotel Yangon, 33 Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon Township, Yangon; 1-250-388, http://www.parkroyalhotels.com. Double rooms start at $82 a night, including breakfast.

Summit Parkview Hotel, 350 Ahlone Road, Dagon Township, Yangon; 1-211-888 or 1-211-966, http://www.summityangon.com. Double rooms are $70 a night with breakfast.

In Bagan, we stayed at the Yar Kin Thar Hotel, Anawrahta Road, Nyaung. It's rustic, but has air-conditioning. A double room is $25 with breakfast served on the top terrace. Book the hotel with an agent or tour company.

Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort, Bagan Archeological Zone, Old Bagan; 61-60048 ; http://www.thiripyitsaya-resort.com. $70 a night with breakfast.

The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate, , Old Bagan; 1-61-60037. Superior rooms start at $108.

TOUR COMPANIES

Exotissimo Travel Myanmar, No. 0303, Sakura Tower, 339 Bogyoke Aung San St., Yangon; 1-255-266, 1-255-427, 1-255-429, http://www.exotissimo.com

Adventure Myanmar, 27 Inya Myaing Road, Bahan Township, Yangon; 1-502-901, http://www.adventuremyanmar.com

TO LEARN MORE

Myanmar Tourism Promotion Board, http://www.myanmar-tourism.com/

Bagan, Myanmar, http://www.ancientbagan.com

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