Round Bagan, Cycling, Bagan

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  • Round Bagan, Cycling
    by Avieira67
  • Round Bagan, Cycling
    by Avieira67
  • Round Bagan, Cycling
    by Avieira67
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    Electric Bike

    by Avieira67 Written Nov 4, 2013

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    Renting an electric bike is a good option to travel around Bagan, especially for visiting the temples.
    I have rent my electric bike in the restaurant besides Winner Guest House.
    Fare per day
    6000 Ks

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    Cycling around Bagan area

    by tremendopunto Updated Dec 2, 2007

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    Bicycles are a very convenient way of getting around the huge area of Bagan. You are flexible and quick enough to get around. Renting a bike for a day was 1000 Kyats per day. The problem was that those bikes were rather small "Holland" bikes, not made for my size nor my recent acl-surgery. My knee complained, but I thought it is ok ;-)

    cycling around Bagan

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    Get on your bike!

    by planxty Written May 25, 2006

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    If you look closely enough at the photo, you will see my preferred method of travel around the ancient site of Bagan. It's parked just outside the tmeple.

    I am a middle aged man, not particularly fit any more, but I found cycling to be easy (it's all relatively flat) and a very pleasurable way of visiting the sites. Bicycles are available from just about any guesthouse / hotel and only cost a couple of dollars a day. They are normally of the Indian "Hero" variety, and most come with a basket or rear luggage holder. A word of warning though. None of the bikes I saw came equipped with a pump (problematic when you get a slow puncture) and generally there will be only one set of brakes working. This is not so much of a problem as you'll not want to get up that much speed anyway

    Don't worry about bringing a padlock, as they all come with an inbuilt lock on the back wheel - just don't forget to unlock it before you ride off!.

    My trusty steed, Bagan, Myanmar.
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    • Road Trip

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    Bike in Bagan

    by Waxbag Written Jan 31, 2005

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    Many of the guest houses have bikes which you can hire for the day and use to easily see the major sites at Bagan. I spent three days biking around the old city. The roads are all dirt and dust. It's really the best an only way to get around.

    Make sure you have a good bike with descent tire pressure. If you get a flat tyre, look for the bike tyre repair men along the road who will patch it up and reinflate your tyre.

    Bagan Sunset
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    • Historical Travel
    • Architecture
    • Arts and Culture

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    by Avieira67 Updated Nov 24, 2013

    Cycling is a good option to travel around.
    Winner Guest House rents bikes for about 1.500 Ks a day.
    Electric bikes can be rented in Bagan from 6.000 to 8.000 Ks a day.

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    Rent a bicycle

    by lotharscheer Updated Aug 22, 2011

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    Most hotels are renting bicycle, about 1000 Kyats per day, before you rent them have a look if everthing is working well.

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    • Budget Travel
    • Historical Travel
    • Archeology

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