This Mandalay city tour gives you a chance to see all the best finding what to do in Mandalay city including Mandalay sightseeing tour and beautiful Mandalay hill sunset from the top of the Hill. Your tour guide will lead you to the experiences of culture and history during your visit to Mandalay.
Mandalay Cultural Heritage Tour
Who would love this tour?
Highlights of the Program
- Private day tour with a tour guide
- Explore important highlights of Mandalay
- The experience about Myanmar culture, history and environment
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Destinations in this tour
The southern part of the city
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 Buddhists. Many local Buddhists are coming every day and taking meditation, offering something to Buddha’s 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 the 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 a local market where you may observe the trade of local community in several products including vegetables.
The northern part of the City
In the afternoon, we will visit the 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.
include & exclude
What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the tour price.
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
- 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
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the tour price.
- Camera fees and personal expenses
- Entrance fees and zone fees
- Lunch is optional
What is the cancellation policy for this tour?
This tour can be canceled up to 2 days (48 hrs) before the travel start date for a 90% refund and if you cancel less than 2 days before the travel start date or no-show there are no refunds. The Government Tax (5%) is non-refundable.
Does the entry fee 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 last minute?
We say yes, and but it is subject to 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dust. Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter the place of Pagodas and Religious area.
I am a solo traveler, can I book this tour?
We operate this tour privately as we, MUL considered to the privacy of the travelers and not sharing with other travelers. But solo travelers can still book for this tour if you choose 2 pax in the booking. In a certain condition, you may also request for the (solo) price by email.
Is a vegetarian option available for this tour?
Yes, Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.