Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar and is located on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. The city is rich in culture and history and home to thousands of young monks. Visit the world’s longest teak bridge in Amarapura, the world’s largest bell in Mingun and the world’s largest book at Kuthodaw Pagoda.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE MANDALAY
Make your own way to your Mandalay hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAY 2: MANDALAY
Travel to Amarapura and visit Mahagandayon Monastery, which is home to thousands of young monks. Walk along the longest teak bridge in the world, U Bein Bridge. Travel to Ava and take a horse-drawn carriage to visit Bagaya Monastery and the remains of the Royal Palace. Later, explore Sagaing Hill to view the white pagodas and monasteries before returning to Mandalay. (B,L)
DAY 3: MANDALAY – MINGUN
Early this morning take a boat ride to the small town of Mingun where you will see the Mantara Pagoda and the world’s largest bell. Return to Mandalay and visit Shwe In Bin Monastery, Golden Palace Monastery and the Kuthodaw Pagoda. Continue to the Mahamuni Pagoda and drive in an open-top vehicle to the top of Mandalay Hill to view the sunset. (B,L)
DAY 4: DEPART MANDALAY
Your arrangements end after check-out this morning. (B)
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.