It is said that Buddha visited Mandalay Hill and prophesised that a great city would be built at its foot. The hill today, from which that great city of culture takes its name, is a major pilgrimage spot for Burma’s Buddhists, many travellers joining them for the views from the summit, especially at sunset. For the energetic climb one of the staircases to the top, passing temples, shrines and souvenir stalls as you go. There is a pagoda at the top from where you can survey the city and Mandalay plain, and take some time to watch and interactive with the friendly local pilgrims. 

Mandalay Hill Holidays

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Myanmar Explorer Tour

11 days from $4,590pp
  • Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Mandalay Hill
  • Temples of Bagan
  • U Bein Bridge
  • Inle Lake

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Wendy Wu Tours is one of Australia's leading escorted tours specialist and we think it's easy to see why! We are knowledgeable, passionate and innovative about travel in Asia and the world beyond. Combine this with the excellent value, cultural experiences and industry-leading National Escorts that our tours offer and you can trust that you are going to have the best possible experience travelling with us. So, what are you waiting for?

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