Cycling and visiting Upper Myanmar
This cycling tour will make you enjoy by giving an experience of local life while biking on tarred road and off the road during the trip. You can see diverse landscapes and local villages on the way.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Small Group
This cycling tour will make you enjoy by giving an experience of local life while biking on tarred road and off the road during the trip. You can see diverse landscapes and local villages on the way. Our guide will lead you, and this cycling tour certainly makes for an active holiday, but there will still be plenty of opportunities in which to relax and soak up the culture and history of around Mandalay, Monywar, and Bagan. With so much to see and experience of ‘real’ Myanmar and connected with friendly local in Myanmar, time to get booking that trip.
We offer Hot Balloon tickets for Bagan and Mandalay, please contact us in advance.
Highlights of the Program
- A perfect cycling tour throughout upper Myanmar
- An excellent mountain bike will be provided for your pleasant biking as mention in itinerary
- Private Multi-Day Trip
- Excellence experiences of closing to local people and villages
- Seven nights comfortable accommodation with daily breakfast ( twin / double sharing based)
- All water, some snacks during biking time
- Lunch and dinner will be at restaurant as mention in itinerary
- Entrance fee for the visits described in the program
- All transportation ( Car, bike, boat as mention in itinerary )
- English – speaking throughout guide from Mandalay to Bagan
- Private Boat ride from Mingun to Mandalay
- Private Boat trip from Pakokku to Bagan
- Entrance fees for the sites not mentioned in itinerary
- International flights and airport departure tax
- Other transportation not mentioned
- Visa fees
- Tips, porters, and personal expenses
- Early check in or Late check out charges
- Services which are not mentioned in above itinerary
Mandalay arrival day
Welcome by our guide upon your arrival at the Mandalay International Airport or bus terminal or train station. Please look for the Myanmar Upper Land |culture & travel (MUL) signboard with your name on it. Then transfer to your hotel to check in. Today you will have a chance to fix your bike and make ready for tomorrow. Your guide will give you a briefing on the trip at your hotel.
Hotel Yadanarbon or similar. Meal: L D
MANDALAY – MINGUN- MANDALAY
We will start the tour in the early morning 6:00 am and proceed to Mingun with a stop at the morning impression of U-Bein Wooden Bridge. After visiting Mingun, we catch a boat for a relaxing cruise along the Irrawaddy River to Mandalay. You will have a few hours relaxing at your hotel and then continue at 3:00 pm to the foot around Mandalay Hill by bike before you go up to the top of Mandalay for the sunset.
Hotel Yadanarbon or similar. Cycling: 46 km. Meal: B L D
Early morning drives toward Monywar and stops at one of the villages to start for biking. On arrival to Monywar have lunch at the restaurant and go to the jetty. Then continue biking to Pho Win Taung cave. After visiting the Cave, the car is waiting. Then drive back to Monywa by car and check in hotel.
Win Unity hotel or similar. Cycling: 59 km. Meal: B L D
Monywa – Pakokku – Bagan
This Morning you will visit Thanbodday temple, Boditahtaung Pagoda before continuing drive to Yezagyo. Stop at Yezegyo and then continue by bike to Pakokku (45km). Lunch will be at a restaurant once reaching at Pakokku. After the meal, we take our private boat to Bagan from Pakokku. The car will be waiting for your transfer to the hotel and check-in.
Zfreeti hotel or similar. Cycling: 45 km. Meal: B L D
It will be the perfect way to explore the temples of Bagan on your bike; we take a morning cycling around the Archaeological Zone before returning for a dip in the pool. We will head out again in the late afternoon to watch the sunset at one of the pagodas for beautiful scenery, zedis, and temples.
Zfreeti hotel or similar. Cycling: 30 km. Meal: B L D
Optional activity: Early morning Balloon ride over beautiful Bagan on request and price will be advised.
Bagan – Mt. Popa
Today you will cycling up to Mt Popa and en-route stop at villages and palm gardens to see local life. Visit Popa soars 650 meters up out of the plains and you can see several nat (spirit) shrines and local pilgrims who come to honor the spirits. Then ride again to the hotel in Popa and relax for today.
Popa Mountain Resort hotel or similar. Cycling: 45 km. Meal: B L D
Popa – Mandalay
At the morning drive to Pyinsi Village by the car crossing some local villages. Stop at Pyinsi Village and start biking towards Tadaoo village by the local motorway. Then get in the car again and continue to bring you back to Mandalay. There will be a time for the massage or stroll through along the moat of the Mandalay Palace before the last dinner.
Hotel Yadanarbon or similar. Cycling: 45 km. Meal: B L D
Depending on your travel plan or departure time we(MUL) will arrange transfer services by car.
We use good and clean hotels for our valuable clients and our online price are based on the 3 stars hotel categories as we intend for the most pleasure for all travelers.
If you do not prefer with 3 stars hotels, you may also request for higher luxury hotels or lower budget hotels and we are happy to offer the update price for this tour. Please let us know in advance.
|Destination||Hotel name||No. of nights|
|Mandalay||Hotel Yadanarbon||3 nights|
|Monywar||Win Unity||1 night|
|Bagan||Zfreeti hotel||2 nights|
|Mt. Popa||Popa Mountain resort||1 night|
If the mentioned hotels are fully booked on your travel date, then we will try to book alternative hotels which are in the same level.
If you book this tour during water festival (13 to 18 April 2019), our tour price will be changed and kindly contact us for the extra charges. If you have any more question please contact us this email ([email protected]).
We suggest you to carry Helmet and need to ware suitable uniform for biking. 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. This tour start minimum of 2 pax.
We have three season in Myanmar, October to February is Winter (cold) season with average temperatures 20-24 C, March to May is Summer (hot) season with average temperatures 30-35 C) and June to September is the Monsoon (rainy) season, with high rainfall and average temperatures 25-30 C.
We offer this tour almost whole year and except raining season. The best season to do this tour is Winter season (Oct – Feb).