Take the time to soak up the atmosphere that will give you a special nostalgic feeling. Start to visit the colourful Nyaung Oo Market, Shwezigon Pagoda, Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi (a cave temple with exquisite jatakas mural paintings), the elegant Htilominlo Temple (plaster carvings) and the Tharaba Gate. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant en route.
In the afternoon, visit Ananda temple (an architectural masterpiece of early-style temple), Ananda Okkyaung (one of the few surviving brick monasteries from the early Bagan period), Thatbyinnyu Temple (the highest temple in Bagan, rising to 61 m) and Dhammayangyi Temple (remarkable brickwork). Watching sunset over the old Bagan at one of the highest temples and you will have an unforgettable experience. Return to the hotel. Diner on your own.