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Min Thu Horse and Cart Tour

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Address: Tharabar Gate, Old Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar

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Min Thu a perfect guide with a smile, knowledge and humour!

Long before we arrived for our holidays in Myanmar we contacted Min Thu to book his Horse and Cart tour. His response was quick and professional. One of the things that was sure... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Marco K
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were promised pick up by Minthu who was himself highly rated, but unfortunately, on the day of tour, someone else showed up. He didn't really show us much and took a long break for about 2 hrs (which was fine for the horse but left us at a deserted small village (almost like a zombie town)). We were lucky... More 

2 Thank MiaSurin
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

We always want to see everything and experience local food. Minthu was very on time and well arranged. He show us most of highlight spots in Bagan. If you confusing about where to stay or tours in Bagan, Minthu is very responsive via email: minthu.bagan@gmail.com

Thank ThachNguyen
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Their service are good. They're kind and friendly. In Bagan, he took us visit most of the beautiful temples and pagodas and told us a lot about the history of his country.

Thank AnhHL
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This mode of transport is entirely in keeping with the gentle pace and tranquillity of Bagan. There is really no other way to see the place. This particular service, owned by two brothers, is sublime - they are friendly, knowledgeable and very welcoming. Support them and they will give you a wonderful holiday

Thank James N
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Long before we arrived for our holidays in Myanmar we contacted Min Thu to book his Horse and Cart tour. His response was quick and professional. One of the things that was sure, the second day of our stay at Bagan was planned for a ride! Standing in front of hotel the next morning there was no horse car. So... More 

3 Thank Marco K
Russellville, Alabama
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I had read that this mode of seeing the temples is fading away so I did 2 days with Min Thu. The first day of jarring movement for hours was rough on my 60 year old body but the second day was better. When we realized we both had cats at our houses we had an enjoyable 2 days talking... More 

1 Thank Robert H
Brisbane Region, Australia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Min Thu - was great - both days he arrived on time and took us around to see the sites - he spoke good English and was very helpful and worth the money. during the organising - he emailed me regularly and answered all my questions - I highly recommend him to all who travel to Bagan. Ask him to... More 

Thank Shakira T
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I found Min Thu from many good suggestion of backpacker from Viet Nam. He promptly called me after my email asking for more information, to introduce his service even that's the international call to cost him a lot. With that impression, we've chose his service. He gave us many good advice about weather, the hotel we're about to choose, bla... More 

2 Thank NguyenQuynhAnh
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155 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

I booked a horse cart tour online and exchanged a number of emails with Minthu prior to departure date. I was assured of his availability and I even booked his brothers car service which he upsold to me. Once again i was assured that he would be at the airport upon my arrival and that would be when I would... More 

7 Thank BARGK
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627 reviews
268 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

I had booked many months previously with Minthu by email and confirmed again a few days before, so was disappointed that he didn't arrive on time and thankfully our hotel was able to phone him. 45 minutes late Minthu's brother arrived, full of apologies however I wonder if we hadn't called would he have turned up. After a late start... More 

1 Thank NswAustraliaDidi

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