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From Mandalay: Full Day Excursion to Sagaing, Innwa, Amarapura

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Stop At: Sagaing Hill, Sagaing Myanmar

In the morning at 07:30 A.M. pick up from your hotel in Mandalay and drive to Sagaing and visit picturesque Sagaing Hill which is perhaps the living centre of Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. Hillsides are dotted with numerous pagodas and monasteries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Soon U Ponya Shin Paya, Sagaing Myanmar

Visit Soon U Ponnyashin Pagoda On the hill is the most famous shrine in the area, the originally built in 1312 and enjoy a magnificent view over the surrounding area. Proceed to another hill to visit an interesting temple U Min Thonze Pagoda, which is built in a crescent shape and houses 45 sitting Buddhas in a vibrantly coloured colonnade.

After enjoying the scenery, drive down to the foot of the hill and visit to one of the Monasteries in Sagaing to study the daily life of the Buddhist monks. Then, visit Ywataung Silver Smith.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Sagaing (or) Innwa depending on time limit.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Innwa, Amarapura Myanmar

Then, drive to the former Royal Capital Innwa (Ava) located on an island between the Ayeyarwady and the Myitnge Rivers. A local ferry carries you to the island where your horse cart and driver waiting you.

You will visit Innwa by horse cart and pass through the ancient city walls to visit the brick and stucco monastery of Maha Aungmye Bonzan (also known as Ok Kyaung).

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Bagaya Monastery, Ava, Mandalay Myanmar

Continue to Nanmyint Watch Tower – and then proceed to see also the impressive wooden monastery of Bagaya Kyaung. Time permitting, visit some village homes to see local handicrafts, such as silk weaving, cane mats and alms bowls.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: U Bein Bridge, Amarapura Myanmar

Return to Mandalay via the Ava Bridge, built by British engineers along the Ayeyarwaddy River and en-route visit Amarapura to take a stroll over the unique U Bein Bridge , a beautiful 1.2 kilometre-long structure built from teak planks and said to be the longest of its type in the world. In 1857, when the capital moved from nearby Amarapura to Mandalay, the local mayor (named U Bein) salvaged wood from pieces of the dismantled teak palace and reconstructed it into this magnificent bridge. Enjoy the sunset from the bridge. Transfer back to your hotel in Mandalay.

Meals included: Lunch

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from your hotel in Mandalay City area. Please advise your hotel's name.

Drop-off at your hotel in Mandalay City area.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Sightseeing with an English speaking guide
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the attractions mentioned in the description (Innwa & Sagaing)
  • Ferry boat to Innwa (Ava)
  • Horse cart in Innwa (Ava)
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Pick-up and drop off from/to your Hotel
  • Snow towel & 1 Bottle of purified drinking water
  • Entry/Admission - Sagaing Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Innwa
Exclusions
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals not specified in the description
  • Mandalay Zone Fee
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Camera Fee, Personal expenses, Travel insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Soon U Ponya Shin Paya
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • As you will be visiting religious sites, please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees, and remember to take off your shoes and socks when entering pagoda areas.
  • This tour is not available during the Water Festival period between 12 to 18 Apr. During this time, everything in town is closed: restaurants, shops, markets, Museum, etc. Driving through Yangon is extremely difficult if not impossible because people celebrate the famous water-festival. You cannot avoid of getting very wet because everyone throws water at everybody. People drive through the city in open cars and there are stages along the street where people throw water. Everybody going up will get very wet.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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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