Mandalay Discovery Tour – 5 Days

The 5 days trip offers you an opportunity to explore the most beautiful parts in Mandalay area. Visit U BEIN Teak Bridge with its 150 year old, enjoy the sunset from the Sagaing Hill and the beautiful botanical gardens of Pyin Oo...

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Tour Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Mandalay city
Tour Route: Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing - Pwin Oo Lwin – Mingun - Mandalay
Tour Type: Sightseeing, Culture & local life
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 01: Mandalay – Arrival
Day 02: Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing – Mandalay (B)
Day 03: Mandalay – Pwin Oo Lwin – Mandalay (B)
Day 04: Pwin Oo Lwin – Mingun - Mandalay (B)
Day 05: Mandalay – Departure (B)

Day 01: Mandalay – Arrival
Upon arrival at Mandalay International Airport welcome by our local guide and transfer to the hotel. The rest of time is free at leisure.
Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 02: Mandalay – Amarapura – Ava – Sagaing – Mandalay (B)
After breakfast, visit the 200 year-old U BEIN Teak Bridge built in 1782 and continue visit to 150 year old Mahagandayon Monastery, a famous Buddhist learning centre. It is home to a thousand monks, who will form a procession as they go to take their noon and final meal of the day at 10:30. Drive to Ava for excursion; tour highlights include the twenty seven metre-high Masonry Watch Tower, Maha Aungmye Bonzan Monastery, Ava Bagaya Monastery built with two hundred and seventy six teak pillars. Visit the Myanmar traditional alms bowls workshop.
Cross AVA Bridge, built by British engineers, to visit picturesque Sagaing Hill which is perhaps the living center of the Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. The hillsides are dotted with numerous pagodas and monasteries. Proceed to visit the Kaungmudaw Pagoda, with its huge spherical dome in the Ceylonese (Sri Lanka) style and nearby village (Ywahtaung) to visit a workshop of a goldsmith (silver). In the evening, enjoy the sunset from the Sagaing Hill. Drive back to Mandalay and free at the leisure.
Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 03: Mandalay – Pwin Oo Lwin – Mandalay (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Drive (80 km-2hrs) on a scenic route to the cool hill station of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo). Visit downtown Waterfalls, colonial-buildings and the central market. Photo stop at the classic place. Unique, brightly painted miniature stage coaches, drawn by lively teams of horses, are waiting to carry travellers to the National Kandawgyi Gardens, the beautiful botanical gardens of Pyin Oo Lwin.
Overnight in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Day 04: Pwin Oo Lwin – Mingun - Mandalay (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive back to Mandalay and proceed to the Mandalay Gawwein Jetty, we would take a short boat ride up river to reach Mingun, located at the other side of the Ayeyarwaddy River and north of Mandalay. The boat ride is always pleasant as one can learn the ways of local life along the river. Upon arrival, visit Pondaw Paya, a five metre high working model of the gigantic and half completed Mingun Pahtotawgyi Pagoda; Settaawya Paya, the vaulted shrine with a footprint of the Buddha; the Mingun Pahtotawgyi Paya, King Bodaw Phaya's ambitious but unsuccessful project to build one of the world's largest chedis; the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell weighing ninety tons; Hsinbyume Paya, a representation of the Sulamani Paya which stands atop Mt. Meru. Return to Mandalay.
Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 05: Mandalay – Departure (B)
After breakfast, leisure on your own time before transfer to the airport for departure flight out. End of services.

What is included:

  • Accommodation in Double/Twin bedded rooms with daily breakfast
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel
  • All entrance fees and boat trip
  • Transfers and tours with Local English Speaking Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned cars
  • Cold water

What is excluded:

  • Early check in and late check-out from hotel
  • Meals: “L”=Lunch & “D”=Dinner as not listed above
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfares
  • Expenditure of personal nature, such as porter charges, camera fees, drinks, souvenirs, laundry etc.
  • International airport tax in Yangon (US$10.- per person)
  • Services not listed in above inclusions
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