Amongst the top 'can't miss' when traveling to Myanmar, Mandalay will capture your heart with its 'one-of'-a-kind' beauty. This cultural heart of Myanmar offers a wealth of sights, from the revered Buddha Image at Mahamuni, the largest book in the world of Kuthodaw Pagoda, to the captivating sunset sight at UBein Bridge.
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Day 01 : Mandalay – city tour
The tour will start once you arrival at the airport, or from your hotel. Today, you will explore Mandalay, the cultural capital of Myanmar. First, uncover the beauty of the last royal city before the arrival of the British, including: the Royal Palace, the residence of King Mindon and his wives; the Shwenandaw Monastery, the most significant building in the history of Mandalay with sophisticated teak wood carvings; Kuthodaw Pagoda, the largest book in the world with its 729 carved marble headstones, each stone slab inside a small white stupa. Drop by Mahamuni Pagoda well known with the revered 4m high gilded Buddha image.
Overnight at the hotel in Mandalay.
Day 02 : Mandalay & its surroundings
Welcoming this day by a morning tour to Mandalay Jade Market, where you can find the most beautiful gemstone in the world, then stop at a gold-leaf hammering workshop before taking a boat upstream the Irrawaddy to Mingun. Here you visit the largest working bell in the world, the beautiful white Hsinbyume Paya and the unfinished Mingun Paya. After that, move to Sagaing. Climb up the highest hill where the U Ponya Pagoda is located to get the remarkable panorama view of hundreds of pagodas and monasteries perched on the hills bordering the Irrawaddy. Late afternoon, transfer to Amarapura, walk on the U Bein Bridge, the world’s oldest and longest teak foot bridge across Taungthaman Lake to contemplate one of the most stunning sunset view in the world.
End of a memorable Mandalay tours 2 days.
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