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The Jewels of Mandalay

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    Stop At: Mahagandayon Monastery, Amarapura Myanmar

    Travel to the former royal capital Amarapura. Here you will visit the Mahagandayon monastery, where thousands of monks study. The monastery is known for its strict adherence to the Vinaya, the Buddhist monastic code. It takes 7 to 10 years to complete the school of Mahagandayon monastery.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura Myanmar

    The next stop is the U-Bein bridge in Amarapura, one of the most popular photo spots for travelers in Myanmar. The 1.2-kilometre bridge was built around 1850 and is believed to be the oldest and longest teak-wood bridge in the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Myanmar

    Upon arrival back in Mandalay, visit the sacred Mahamuni Pagoda, which is a major pilgrimage site located in the southwest of the city.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Shwenandaw Monastery, Shwenandaw Golden Palace, Mandalay Myanmar

    Afterwards, visit the Shwenandaw Monastery, which was built in 1878 by King Thibaw Min. It is mostly known for its artistic wood carvings.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, Mandalay Myanmar

    The Kuthodaw Pagoda is the world's largest book as it is surrounded by 729 stone slabs in which Buddhist scriptures were engraved.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Myanmar

    If time permits, we walk up to Mandalay Hill, known for its abundance of pagodas and monasteries. The panoramic view of Mandalay from the top of Mandalay Hill makes it worth to attempt a climb up its stairways.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at your hotels.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Full-day sightseeing tour
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees
    • Meals or drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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