About Amarapura

Founded by King Bodawpaya in 1783 as his new capital. Amarapura is a former capital of Myanmar during the Konbaung Dynasty, and King Mindon built Mandalay in 1857 and shifted the capital from Amarapura in 1860. Amarapura is now a township of Mandalay city. Amarapura is bounded by the Irrawaddy river in the west, Chanmyathazi Township in the north, and the ancient capital site of Ava in the south.

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Best Season:All year round
Popular Location: U Bein bridge, Mahagandaryone monastery

Tours to Amarapura

Visiting Amarapura and wooden bridge
Kayan lady

    Cultural Journey Through Myanmar

    14 Days

    Visit Mandalay and the former Royal capitals | Explore the ancient temples of Bagan | Meet Kayan ‘long-necked’ women in Loikaw | Discover the stunning scenery of Inle Lake | Experience the splendor of Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon   Departure…

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      Morning visit in Mandalay

      4 hrs

      This morning tour is to explore the fantastic view of face watching ceremony of the Mahamuni Buddha image and the ways of life of the monk. Experience the morning unique view of the famous U Bein bridge. Departure Time Pick up place 3:45 am Hotel…

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      Bargayar Wooden Monastery, Innwa

        Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and Mingun Day Tour

        1 Day

        Experience an organized, full-day tour to Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and famous Mingun villages by private car from Mandalay. Explore charming historical monuments, religious sites, traditional handicrafts, and lifestyle of the rural communities in Upper Myanmar (Burma) and get a clearer…

        Based on 9 Reviews
        U Bein Bridge

          Myanmar on a Shoestring

          11 Days

          An affordable group tour which brings you to the cultural hotspots of Myanmar, including Mandalay, Bagan, Kayah State and Inle Lake.   Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival time Mandalay airport Duration Tour End 11 Days Mandalay Departure Grantee…

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          Culture & Beach in Myanmar

            Culture & Coast in Myanmar

            14 Days

            This is the perfect holiday for first-time visitors to Myanmar who want to experience the Golden Land’s authentic culture and the idyllic coastline of Ngapali Beach. Interactions with local people throughout make this tour one of the most immersive offers…

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            Menu Brick Monastery

              Ava-Sagaing-Amarapura Tour

              1 Day

              Full day Excursion trip to three ancient cities of Ava, Sagaing, and Amarapura in and around Mandalay. This tour includes hotel pickup, air-con car, Tour guide service and boat & horse cart fees at Ava. Departure Time Pick up place 8:30…

              Based on 3 Reviews