The Bago region is a beautiful and unique area of Myanmar. It is home to many stunning pagodas and Buddhist temples, as well as some of the best forests in the country. The tallest pagoda in Myanmar is located here, and Moe Yun Gyi wildlife sanctuary is a great place where you can see many different kinds of birds and their nature. The Bago region of Myanmar is a beautiful and historic area located in the southern central part of the country. It is located northeast of Yangon. Bago Region is an administrative region that occupies an area of 39,400 square kilometers (15,214 sq mi) and is divided into the four districts such as Bago, Pyay, Tharrawaddy, and Taungoo.According to 2014 the population of the Bago region is 4,867,373.

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Why you should visit here?

  1. Visitors can go day trip trekking to Bago Yoma Forest.
  2. There are elephant camps in Bago region and visitors can travel for watching elephant activities.
  3. Pyay is well worth a visit as it is an impressive place and a great place to experience.
  4. Visitors can go day trip to Golden rock and Bago. Because the destinations of Bago is on the way.

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The climate in Bago is tropical, with most months of the year seeing significant rainfall. Most of the residents are Burma, Chinese, Indian, Mon, Shan, and Kayin.Most of the people use Burmese language as a mother language.

Culture & History

There are Buddhism (93.5%),Christianity (2.9%),Hinduism (2%),Islam (1.2%),Other religion (0.3%) and Tribal religion (0.1%) of the population according to 2014.


The Burmese name Bago is derived from the Mon language place name Bagaw. Bago is well known for its Buddhist temples and pagodas. The other popular cities are Taungoo and Pyay.Pyay is famous for Pyu ancient cities designated as UNESEO sites. The visitors can travel these destinations by bus.

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Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Bago is during October and February's cooler and dry months. During these months, you can enjoy many outdoor activities without having to worry about the weather. If you're looking for a peaceful and relaxing trip, then this is the perfect time to visit Bago. Just beware of the rainy season, which runs from June to September. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, and flooding is common. If you're planning to visit Bago during the rainy season, be sure to bring your rain gear. Bago is a great destination for all seasons. Bago has beautiful pagodas and Pyu ancient cities designated as UNESCO Heritage Sites. March and April are the hottest months in Bago. However Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda festival is take place in April. In Winter, you can go camp tour around Bago and can go to the elephant camp to watch elephants dancing show.

How to get there

Bago can be reached by train or bus from Yangon. The journey takes approximately  two hours by car. Taxis and rental cars are also available. There is a bus station in Bago which serves most cities in Myanmar. Tuk-tuks are also a popular means of transportation in Bago. You can find them easily around the city, and they are a great way to get around and see the sights. The fare is negotiable, so be sure to haggle a bit before you agree to a price. Bikes and cars are also available for rent in Bago.

Economy & Business

The main economy of Bago region is the timber trade. Taungoo is located in the northern end of the Bago Region, bordered by mountain ranges. The area is home to teak and other hardwoods, making it an important center for timber production.The Bago region is served by Pyay Airport. The capital city of the Bago region is Bago, formerly known as Hanthawaddy, which was once the capital of the Burmese-Mon Kingdom. Bago is the fourth largest town in the country.


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