Visit Hsipaw via Gokehteik Viaduct
A visit from Mandalay to Hsipaw for 4 days via famous Gokehteik bridge. Explore Pyin Oo Lwin for full day and a unique experience of crossing Gikehteik bridge by train.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
This is 4 days 3 nights trip from Mandalay to Hsipaw by passing through the famous Gokehteik Viaduct. You will have experience about train ride with local people usually go to Hsipaw / Lashio by train for their business, social, family and other purposes. The trip will give you a chance to observe beautiful nature environment, local life of the people on that area, peaceful and quite area around and the historical places in Hsipaw. It would worth taking this trip during your holiday.
Highlights of the Program
- Multi-day tour package four days three nights with licensed tour guide
- Experience about train rides crossing famous Gokehtike Viaduct
- Can see local life and beauty of lovely scenery
- Can learn more history about Hsipaw and the last Shan King
- Hotel pickup and drop-off service
- 3 nights accommodation with daily breakfast (Twin Sharing)
- Entrance fees and zone fees for the visit points
- All transportation by car (until 7:00 pm for the day typically), by train
- English Speaking Guide
- International Air tickets and airport tax
- Meals and beverages
- Visa fees and arrangements
- other services not mentioned
Mandalay – Pyin Oo Lwin
This journey starts by picking up at your hotel in Mandalay and drive to PyinOoLwin. Visit the hill station city where many colonial buildings located. Our tour guide will explain about the PyinOoLwin and its historical background. PyinOoLwin is once the capital of British Burma, 67 km far away from Mandalay. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery, friendly people, amazing experience, and even good food. Its picturesque views are breath-taking, and the smile on its colorful people are heartbeat-skipping.
Overnight at hotel in Pyin Oo Lwin
Pyin Oo Lwin – Gokehteik Viaduct – Hsipaw
This morning you will be transferred to the rail station and take a train ride to Gokehteik Viaduct for about 4 hrs. When you arrive at Naung Paine station, the car is waiting for you to continue to Hsipaw. You will get Hsipaw in the evening and take a rest at your hotel. The bridge itself is in a beautiful location and exciting which is a hundred-year-old and built by the British. The train is slow and bumpy, but it will be a crazy trip through the countryside with an opportunity to see the locals and talk to local and other travelers. The main attraction is to see the stunning scenery and amazing the old Gokehteik Viaduct. You will enjoy the beautiful and breath-taking view crossing the Gokteik Viaduct by the local train.
Overnight at hotel in Hsipaw
In this morning you will visit for a half-day boat trip to the original place of Dothawaddy river is an enticing option. Come back and afternoon visit highlights of Hsipaw. While you are on a boat trip can explore charming Shan village with traditional houses, typical Shan style Monastery by walking approx; 45 mins crossing pineapple plantations and fields and the beautiful river confluence. The Palace of the last Shan Prince is the first interesting place for traveler who comes to Hsipaw and also a chance to explore a little Bagan (where many small ancient stupas existed), Nat Shrine and local market. Even you can view the sunset from the top of the Hill in the evening.
Overnight at hotel in Hsipaw
Hsipaw – Mandalay
This morning after checking out of your hotel, you will explore the local market and drive back to Mandalay. You can make the stops and explore the other villages along the way back to Mandalay if the time is allowed. You will arrive back to Mandalay from an exciting trip.
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|
|PyinOoLwin||Win Unity||1 night|
|Hsipaw||Mr. Charle||2 nights|
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 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.
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. The best season to do this tour is Winter season (Oct – Feb).
We offer other travel related service such as domestic flight tickets, hotel bookings, Tour guide services, other transportation services and extension tour packages depend on your request. Please contact us at [email protected].