PICK UP TIME: 8:30 AM PRICE: FROM 18 USD P.P
Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Mandalay at 8:30 am and the tour start in the morning from your hotel.
We will start our day trip with a visit to the most famous religious site of Mahamuni pagoda. On the passageway of the entrance, you can see many souvenir shops, especially for local Buddhist. Many local Buddhist are coming every day and taking meditation, offering something to Buddha image and so on. So you can learn why Buddhist people come and what they do in Pagoda etc. Visit the area of marble workshops where many kinds of statues like Buddha images, Elephants, lions, Chinese religious icons and even include Indian religious figures crafted daily. Then you will get more experience at gold leaf making factory how the skillful craftsmen are working. Visit Monastery to understand about Monastic education (Regular Primary school at the monastery surround taught by monks and normal teachers) in Myanmar and make a small charity or some interactive activities with the children if it is the school day. After that continue to explore to a local market where you may observe the trade of local community in several products including vegetable.
Lunch will be at the restaurant..
In the afternoon, we will visit Royal Palace, the last palace of King Hsipaw to see the small museum and royal replica. Then proceed to Golden monastery which was the old palace of the King Mindone, father of the last King Hsipaw. Then to Kuthodaw Pagoda famous as "The World's Biggest Book" and which was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. Continue the trip to Mandalay hill for sunset on the top of the hill, and you can have panoramic views over the royal city, Mandalay.
Our services Included:
Hotel pickup and drop-off (Mandalay city area)
1 bottle of water and towel
Air conditioned coach (from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm)
English Speaking Guide
Our services do not include:
Camera fees and personal expenses
Entrance fees and zone fees
Lunch is optional