In search of Mandalay's serenity
Welcome to Mandalay – the city of culture located in the right heart of Myanmar.
Unlike other lively tours in modern cities, your excursion in Mandalay will take you to the outlying areas with fantastic mixture of nature and culture: Riverside hills dotted by gold stupas and pagodas named Sagaing, incredible view over Manday across Ayeyarwaddy River from the hill top, brilliant U Min Thonze Cave Temple and Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, amazing golden Buddha statue at Mahamuni Buddha Temple.
Moreover, a stop at Mahagandayon Monastery is truly worth your time in Mandalay, impressing you by the calm atmosphere when humble monks in red robes lining up silently for lunch ceremony.
After all, a stunning sunset over the iconic U Bein Bridge will definitly blow you away after a long day tour.
Tours with this experience
Admire the magnificent remains of Mingun pagoda
Enjoy private peaceful sunset view from top of Yankin hill and U Bein bridge
Discover series of Bagan's ancient crumbling temples and pagodas
Trek through hill plantations and soak up in Kalaw's laid back atmosphere
Experience simple but unique floating life on Inle Lake
Explore the in the world famous legendary Shwedagon pagoda
Savor mystical atmosphere of the world famous Shwedagon pagoda after dark
Watch the majestic sunset at Shwedagon pagoda after dark
Sense the tranquility and raw beauty of Inle Lake
Participate in 5-day colorful floating market in Inle Lake
Board in fantastic expedition downstream Irrawaddy river from Mandalay to Bagan with The Strand cruise
Try a bumpy horse-cart ride around the idyllic town of Ava
Discover delightful local Minanthu village on foot
Visit colorful colonial buildings in Yangon
Discover countless ruined temples in Bagan ancient kingdom
Enjoy in a bumpy horse cart ride in ancient Ava
Board on a exciting boat trip to exotic Kyauk Gu U Min temple
Sample authentic tribal life in Kalaw hill villages
Explore local life and culture around Inle Lake by bike
Stroll along white sandy shore of Ngwe Saung beach
Explore all the best of Yangon city
Travel back in time with series of ancient pagodas and temples in Bagan
Enjoy glorious sunset at the iconic U Bein bridge
Contemplate massive unfinished Mingun pagoda and gigantic bell
Experience local floating life in Inle Lake
Uncover hidden jungle stupas in Indein
Explore Yangon with its colonial British influence and the world-famous heritage Shwedagon pagoda
Visit impressive ancient monuments in Bagan
Enjoy scenic overland drive throughout from Bagan to Mandalay
Visit Pakkoku town known for weaving & cheroots making
Discover Phowintaung cave of masterpiece in Monywa
Sight-see in Mandalay to see famous pagodas and monasteries
Meditate in magical sunset over U Bein bridge
Enjoy gentle boat trip to Mingun land
Attend vibrant and lively floating market in Indein village
Meditate in the sunset under the glistering stupa of Shwedagon pagoda
Explore all spiritual beauty around the royal Mandalay
Absorb the spectacle of peaceful riverside upstream the Irrawaddy from Mandalay to Bagan with Paukan cruise
Discover series of treasure ancient monuments in Bagan archaeological zone
Refresh out in the serene Inle Lake
Explore temple-covered hill of Sagaing
Mellow out under spectacular sunset from top of Yankin Hill
Sail upstream Irrawaddy to uncover biggest unfinished pagoda of Mingun
Unfold Myanmar glorious history in Bagan's serial temples and pagodas
Learn traditional technique to make Shan paper and umbrella
Enjoy laid-back beauty and unique floating life of Inle Lake
Watch the majestic Shwedagon pagoda glowing at night
Visit series of impressive ruined temples in Bagan
Climb up and enjoy spectacular views on top of Mt. Popa
Relax in a scenic river boat trip from Bagan to Mandalay
Unfold secret story behind Paleik's snake temple
Jump in an intrigued trek over Danu hill village and get closer to tribal life
Blend in various ethnic groups in Inle Lake's typical loating market
Mellow out on sandy beach of Ngapali
Visit Sagaing hill's key temples with excellent panoramic view from top
Learn the reknown traditional weaving technique in Amarapura
Witness the most highly revered Buddha image in Maha Muni temple
Admire splendid sunset falling over U Bein bridge
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