General


 (4 Days 3 Nights)
Mandalay city – Royal relics – Local villages – Fishing and dolphin tour

Day 01: Mandalay city tour

Exotic Myanmar’s guide and vehicle welcome you at airport/bus station. We are going to take a Mandalay private tour and experience Myanmar’s cultural capital like a local.
Begin your day at Mandalay Palace. There is a lot of ground to cover, so ask your guide to visit the Royal Mausoleums and Relic Tower before large tour groups arrive. Next, head to Kuthodaw Pagoda, where you’ll find a shimmering stupa and the world’s largest book.

In the afternoon, follow the faithful and climb the staircases to the top of Mandalay Hill. There are several routes to the summit, so ask your guide to choose one based on your fitness level. Don’t miss Sutaungpyei, a wish-granting pagoda. Take in the sweeping views, then descend at dusk and dig into a feast of Meeshay, rice noodles in meat sauce, a local favorite.
Stay overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 02: Mandalay surrounding villages

Get up this morning in the second largest city of Myanmar. Mandalay is not only ancient city with royal relics but it is very rich in local culture. Today we are about to visit some of most typical villages in Mandalay on bikes and/or A/C. Firstly will go to Thayatbain village, famous for local simple people and making brick projects. Then we will go to Along Village. The view between Thayatabi village is breath-taking and the green plantation, the fresh air will energies you. We will then go to Nantawkyun village. Old broken palace and tomb of queen in Kongboung Dynasty are waiting for you and have a curious look to Mingun village across the Irrawaddy river, the longest river in Myanmar and the life and blood of Myanmar people. We will go to Thonezepay village and have lunch. Then will across the Irawaddy river by ferry boat to Mingun.

The Mingun is older than Mandalay and also ancient village. It’s famous for the wold biggest bell, unfinished big pagoda with ruined big lion statue and Myatheindan Zedi. After Min Gun we will go to Sagaing city, religious city with 400 monasteries and nuneries. We will go to the top of Sagaing hill and enjoy Irrawaddy view at Swan O Ponnyashin pagoda. Then we will return Mandalay.
Stay overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Day 03: Mandalay fishing and dolphin tour

After having breakfast transfer to the jetty. Take a boat for about three hours up riverside to the fishing villages.
The best time for fishing with the dolphins is early morning and in the late afternoon. Two fisher men come out from their village with cast net and rowing boat in the river. They make sound with the peddle to hear the dolphins. They are very friendly each other and dolphins know the sound of the fishing boat. They come closer nearby boat and looking for the fishes. When they find the school of the fish they raise up their tail and beat the water. It is the sign to shoot the cast net. Fisher man shoot the net to be circle. Many of the fishes are in the net, some of them are caught by the dolphin. It is true collaboration of the fisher man and dolphin.

After watching that we go to visit villages along the river side. Overnight on the boat. Lunch and dinner will be on the boat.

Day 04: Mandalay departure

The next day morning we go back to Mandalay center. You will have some free time for shopping or enjoying some typical cuisine of Burma before we getting to airport to connect to your next destination of this amazing country. End of the services.

Important note: we do not guarantee that you can encounter river dolphin. We will try our best to find but very sometime they are out of our spot. We will not take any responsibility for anything due to weather and water level

Included Services

  • 2 Night accommodation based on sharing Twin/Double basic with daily breakfast at hotel
  • 1 Night standard accommodation on private boat
  • Private boat services (Mandalay – Mingun – Myayzun – Kyauk Myaung – Mandalay)
  • Lunch & Dinner with Myanmar Traditional Meals on boat
  • Helper Fishermen for Dolphin watching
  • English speaking station guide services during sightseeing days
  • Entrance and zone fees for visiting places in the program
  • Water and refreshing towel in touring days
  • Services mentioned in the program

Excluded Services

  • International flight in/out
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinners) not mentioned on program
  • Early check-in/Late check-out
  • Porter charges at airports and jetties
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and Insurance fees
  • Any other items and services not mentioned in the program

 

Please Note!: If some of the hotels below are fully booked, we will arrange for you another hotel with the same star rating within the same are

 Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Standard Category)

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Mandalay Mandalay City Hotel Standard Category Superior

  

Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Superior Category)

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Mandalay Eastern Palace Hotel Superior Category Deluxe

 

Accommodation in sharing Twin/Double room (Deluxe Category)

City Hotel Name Hotel Category Room Category
Mandalay Mandalay Hill Resort Deluxe Category Superior

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Mandalay

MandalayMandalay is the second largest city and the capital of the last Myanmar Kingdom. Mandalay is located in the central dry zone of Burma by the Irrawaddy River and 688 km north of Yangon, 64 meters (210 feet) above sea level. Its standard time zone is UTC/GMT +6:30 hours. Mandalay is the economic hub of Read more

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