The Hotel at Tharabar Gate is located in the ancient capital of the Burmese Empire, Bagan. Surrounded by more than 4000 ancient temples and pagodas, you will be enchanted by the breathtaking views, personal service and delightful rooms.
Located right by the original walls of the ancient city by Tharabar Gate
The spa is fantastic value - a 2-hour massage for around $50
The impressive Ananda temple is within easy walking distance
You can hire bicycles from the hotel to go exploring on your own
The hotel offers 84 luxury rooms including four Suites, set in pretty gardens filled with tropical flora and native birds. Every room is decorated with teak floors and typical Burmese furniture, complete with air conditioning and some have a small terraced area for relaxing. Internet and Wi-Fi is available in the lobby.
The Hotel offers two dining choices, one in the French Garden and the open-air Ananda Restaurant, with the option to dine in your room available 24 hours a day. Bicycles can be hired from the hotel should you wish to venture off in search of some of the more distant ruins and explore at your own pace, the hotel is within close range of some of the stunning temples including the impressive Ananda.
After a day of sightseeing, experience the spa with signature treatments from Myanmar and Thailand, perfect for reviving tired muscles following your exploration of Bagan.
When to visit
Whilst staying in Bagan, be sure to take a hot air balloon flight over the stunning plains to marvel at the stunning ancient temples
The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate is ideally located right in front of the legendary gate of the 10th century city of Bagan, just 15 minutes from the airport.
Archaeology Tour of Bagan
A full-day experience, with an expert on-hand, exploring one of Asia’s most striking archaeological sites. Bagan’s architectural wonders include the famous Ananda and Shwezigon pagodas, showcasing Burma’s legendary kings and the country’s glorious culture
Bagan Balloon Experience
Serenely float over Bagan’s remarkable temples in a hot air balloon at sunrise and appreciate the sheer scale of these archaeological wonders while watching the Irrawaddy River flow far below.
Bagan Cooking Class
A fantastic half-day insight into Burmese cookery exploring local food with a local and highly experienced chef. From shopping at the market, to cooking and plating up, this is a truly unique experience.
Bagan Village Biking
Hop on a bicycle for a unique and memorable day in Bagan’s countryside. A slow-paced journey through narrow lanes reveals a land of farms, rolling hills and tiny villages, much unchanged over the centuries.
Half Day Local Colour Tour, Bagan
Experience a taste of local Burmese life and see the world from a local’s point of view by visiting neighbourhoods barely touched by the modern world and mixing with the locals at Nyaung U Market.
Introduction to Bagan
Discover the very best of Bagan, from exploring the finest temples to watching traditional craftsmen produce beautiful lacquerware and cruising along the Irrawaddy River. Further insights into local neighbourhoods also reveal age-old traditions, hidden temples and unique cave temples.
Irrawaddy Sunset Cocktail Cruise
A glorious sunset cruise along the famous Irrawaddy River, cocktail in hand. This is a unique way to appreciate Bagan’s incredible temples from afar and an opportunity to see scenes of daily life play out on Burma’s largest waterway.
Mount Popa & Salay Tour
The chance to learn about Myanmar’s tradition of spirit worship at Mount Popa, to explore Salay, a famous Buddhist centre with unique architecture, and to witness scenes of bygone countryside life.
Pakokku by Bicycle
Cycle to Pakokku, just beyond Bagan’s famous pagodas, and discover beautiful rural villages, local markets and farms that line the Irrawaddy River, all brimming with traditional ways of life. Afterwards, return to historic Bagan along the river, aboard pr
Swe Daw Lay Su Tour
Follow in the footsteps of King Anawrahta and visit four sacred and photogenic sites around Bagan (Shwezigon, Tu Yin Taung, Lawka Nandar and Tant Kyi Taung), where local pilgrims flock.
Tant Kyi Pagoda Adventure
Adventure away from Bagan’s busy centre and travel by boat and jeep to the hilltop pagoda of Tant Kyi, a little-known gem on the western banks of the Irrawaddy River. Views, the chance to mix with Burmese pilgrims and a memorable experience awaits.