Boat excursion to Mingun from Mandalay
This is full day private tour with tour guide. You will have experiences with the boat excursion to Mingun,11 km up the Ayeyarwady River on the west bank from Mandalay.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Small Group
This one-day trip will take you first to Mingun village on a boat by crossing Ayeyarwaddy river. You will explore along the Ayeyarwady river during one-hour sailing time. It is interesting to visit rural area of the other bank of the river and some historical monuments including the world’s largest ringing bell in Mingun village. In the afternoon will visit interesting local market and wooden monastery in Mandalay. Your tour guide will take care of you for the day and will lead you to have unforgettable experiences.
Highlights of the Program
- Private day tour with tour guide
- Visit local village another side of Ayeyarwaddy river
- Experience about Myanmar culture, history and environment
- Short boat trip in the Ayeyarwaddy
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Mandalay city area)
- Jetty transfer by car and sightseeing in Mandalay ( from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm)
- Boat fees to Mingun
- English Speaking Guide
- 1 bottle of water and towel
- Entrance fee/ Zone fee
- Camera fees and personal expenses
- Lunch is optional
Pick up at 8:00 am
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.
This tour is One Day Tour and we do not arrange any accommodation for you / your family/ your group. But If you want to continue your trip or to extend your travel you may need for accommodation booking. We are here to help you book your accommodation in any city or destination for your travel. What you need to do is to contact us and request for accommodation via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Usually, the Combo tickets (Zone fees/ Entrance fees) for xxxxxx 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.
We say yes, and but it is subject to the availability. We recommend you to book this tour at least 14 hrs in advance to have secure arrangements especially in high season (October to March).
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.
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 with reasonable (solo) price by choosing 1 pax at our checkout page.