This is full day private tour with tour guide. You will have experiences with the boat excursion to Mingun,11 km up the Irrawaddy River on the west bank from Mandalay. This is a private tour and you will experience culture, history and archaeological sites.
Boat excursion to Mingun from Mandalay
Who would love this tour?
Highlights of the Program
- Private day tour with tour guide
- Visit local village another side of Irrawaddy river
- Experience about Myanmar culture, history and environment
- Short boat trip in the Irrawaddy river
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Destinations in this tour
Excursion to Mingun by boat
Today you will take a boat to visit Mingun village. Visit the historical monuments in a rural village of Mingun including famous Mingun Bell. Then back to Mandalay on a boat. Afternoon explores the Mandalay area including local market, wooden monastery, and some handicrafts.
Mingun, the rural village area, is located approximately 10 kilometers northwest of Mandalay. Pahtodawgyi Pagoda, the unfinished pagoda is situated there, and it would have been the World’s biggest Stupa if it was finished. In fact, work of this Stupa construction stopped in 1819. A must see Mingun bell, the largest ringing bell in the world. Hsinbyume also was known as Myatheindan, and significant pagoda rises in seven waves, whitewashed terraces representing the seven mountain ranges around Mt. Meru is one of the places for your leisure and amazing scene. Return to Mandalay at afternoon.
Visit Mandalay city
Then proceed to explore the local market of the river bank. Then visit Monastery to understand about Monastic education system (Regular Primary school at the monastery surround taught by monks and normal teachers) in Myanmar and make a small charity and some interactive activities with the children if it is the school day. Then proceed to ShweInnBin (wooden) monastery, the masterpiece of Myanmar Architects in 19th century donated by a Buddhist devotee, U Sat Shwin, in 1895. Then explore some handicraft like wooden tubs and bullock cart making. Sightseeing of the day finished and dropped at your hotel.
include & exclude
What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Mandalay city area)
- Jetty transfer by car and sightseeing in Mandalay ( from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
- Boat fees to Mingun
- English Speaking Guide
- 1 bottle of water and towel
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
- Entrance fee/ Zone fee
- Camera fees and personal expenses
- Lunch is optional
Does entrance fees include in the price?
Usually, the Combo tickets (Zone fees/ Entrance fees) for this tour are not included in our price in case you already bought a Combo ticket before your tour. If so, we recommend you to bring your Combo ticket with you at all times during your visit (or) our guide will assist you to buy this.
Can I book this tour in last minute?
We say yes, and but it is subject to the availability. We have set up the booking cut off time in 2 days and if you want to book less than 2 days please contact us via email (email@example.com) . Then we can get back to you with the information to help you book the tour.
What do I need to bring with me to do this tour?
We suggest you to carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dusts. Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter place of Pagodas and Religious area.
I am solo traveler, can I book this tour?
We operate this tour in privately as we, MUL considered to the privacy of the travellers and not sharing with other travelers. But solo traveler can still book for this tour if you choose 2 pax in the booking. In a certain condition you may also request for (solo) price by email.
Is vegetarian option available for this tour?
Yes Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.