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Mandalay and Monywa: Off the Beaten Path

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Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

40 people

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Overview

A/C Vehicle

4 Breakfasst

Standard Hotel

Regional Guide

(English)

Mandalay

Mingun

Monywa

0.29 metric tons

Travel Medical Insurance

Activities

Boat trip

(Mingun)

Local Market

pagoda & Park Entrance Ticket

 

 

Tour Code – YST 00018

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Day 1 - Mandalay ( / / )

You will be pick up from your hotel or Mandalay International Airport or train station at 08:30 am. The tour will be start with Manamuni Pagoda, where the big Buddha image is venerated. Mahamuni Pagoda is a Buddhist temple and Mandalay’s most important religious site. The main Buddha image here is more than 3.5 metres high and covered with golf leaf. Then head to a gold leaf-making factory to find out how this unique substance is made. Afterwards, visit Zaycho market - the largest and most important market in upper Myanmar. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, continue your visit to Royal Palace which is a primary symbol of Mandalay and a major tourist destination. The Mandalay Palace is the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy. Then, continue to visit the ‘World’s Biggest Book’; the 729 marbles stone slabs of Buddhist scripture at Kuthodaw Pagoda. You’ll also stop by the Shwenandaw Kyaung (Golden Palace Monastery),a superb traditional wooden building. You’ll see the admire impressive works of Burmese art and intricate wood carvings, Then climb up to the Mandalay Hill to see sunset on the Irrawaddy River and Mandalay City view. Overnight at Mandalay.And transfer to hotel you are staying in Mandalay.

Day 2 - Mingun ( B / / )

Today, after breakfast at hotel and then drive to the jetty to board a local boat to Mingun, located about 8 miles upriver from Mandalay, is on the opposite bank on the Ayeyarwady River.The first visit begins at the Mingun Pahtotawgyi, an unfinished structure of its famous world largest brick base pagoda. Then visit to the Mya Thein Dan Pagoda and Mingun Bell,it is also where the largest ringing bell in the world.Mingun Bell weighs 90 tons and is claimed to be the largest well-maintained bell around the world.Stop for lunch at a local restaurant while experiencing the beautiful river and a glimpse of river life.Afterwards, head to Sagaing Hill, a religious center for Buddha devotees. The views across the river and surrounding hills are spectacular. We will visit Umin Thonesae and Soon Oo Ponya Shin Pagoda overlooking Ayeyarwaddy River. There are many visitors who come here to pay respects and pray at its main Buddha statue. You will visit Sagaing’s local market and discover locally made pottery, silver and other handicrafts. Next, stop at a small pottery village for a demonstration of creating the water pots found throughout Myanmar. The afternoon’s activities will kick off with a visit to Amarapura, Myanmar’s penultimate royal capital.You’ll stop at a silk weaving workshop known for their exquisite merchandise. Once the sun starts to set, visit to U Bein Bridge.which was built in 1782 and is said to be the longest teakwood bridge worldwide. U Bein Bridge is one of the most recognizable places in Myanmar, and makes for a great evening trip from Mandalay so you can capture the beauty of its structure at sunset.
As a stunning day comes to an end head back to Mandalay hotel for the night.

Day 3 - Monywa ( B/ / )

After breakfast at this morning,we will drive towards to Monya a city nestled on the banks of the Chindwin River in Northern Myanmar. Our first visit at Mohnyin Thanboddhay, one of the most intricately decorated temples housing over 500,000 Buddha Images. Continue to visit Bodhi Thataung Standing Buddha Statue, is the second largest reclining Buddha in Myanmar.Enjoy the delicious lunch at the local restaurant.And then proceed to Shwe Gu Ni Pagoda is about 20 miles east of Monywa. The 33 meters high Buddha Image is sticked by gold foils and the original face of Buddha Image is hardly to see because of a thick quote of gold.Then head to the banks of the river to watch the sun set. Late evening, return to the hotel.
Overnight in Monywa.

Day 4 - Monywa - Mandalay ( B/ / )

Enjoy breakfast at hotel before visit to local market at Monywa and PoWinTaung, consisting of 947 sandstone caves containing the richest collection of mural paintings and Buddhist statues in Southeast Asia. Continue to visit Shwe Ba Taung and the village of Kyaukkka- a centre for lacquer ware. After our sightseeing around Monywa, we will drive back to Mandalay in the afternoon.
Overnight in Mandalay

Day 5 - Departing Mandalay ( B/ / )

After breakfast,
You will have your free time and leisure.
Then, drive to the Mandalay
International Airport and conclude this tour!

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