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Private Airport Transfer and Sightseeing Combo: Mandalay International Airport (MDL) to Mandalay Hotels including Cultural Heritage Tour

Depending on your flight arrival time your tour guide will pick you up at the airport and then continue on to take you sightseeing through Mandalay's cultural heritage sights including Maharmuni pagoda, gold leaf making, Golden monastery, Kuthodawpagoda, and sunset at Mandalay hill. Enjoy a comfortable tour in a private air-conditioned vehicle and savor a delicious lunch in a restaurant.

per adult from

$120

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Airport pickup and hotel drop-off in Mandalay
    • Visit Cultural Heritage sights in Mandalay
    • Lunch (set menu)
    • Professional tour guide
    • Transport by private vehicle with air-con
    • a bottle of drinking water and towel
    What's excluded :
    • Soft drinks and beverage
    • Gratuities, personal expense, and camera fees
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Mahamuni Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Shwenandaw Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book
    • Entry/Admission - Mandalay Hill
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mandalay International Airport, Tada-U, Myanmar (Burma)

    Our tour guide will pick you up at Mandalay International airport with your name board. On the way visit to Mahamuni paya, and then transfer to your hotel for check in.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay Myanmar

    Your trip will start visiting with Manamuni Pagoda, where the big Buddha image is venerated. The Mahamuni Buddha Temple (also called the Mahamuni Pagoda) is a Buddhist temple and major pilgrimage site. Ancient tradition refers to only five likenesses of the Buddha, made during his lifetime; two were in India, two in paradise, and the fifth is the Mahamuni Buddha image in Myanmar. According to the legend, the Buddha visited the Dhanyawadi city of Arakan in 554 B.C. After casting the Great Image, the Buddha breathed upon it, and after that, the image became the exact likeness of the Mahamuni. 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: King Galon Gold Leaf Workshop, No 143 36th Street, Between 77th & 78th Street, Myet Parr Yart, Mandalay Myanmar

    Then, continue to the gold-leaf workshop. It is one thing to see temples covered in gold, and another to see the hard labor behind this art and appreciate it after visiting the gold-leaf workshop. Men work long hours pounding gold ingots into micro-thin sheets of gold leaf.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Zegyo Market, 84th St At 26th Street, Mandalay Myanmar

    After that, visit Zaycho market - the largest and most important market in upper Myanmar or another local market. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. 

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mandalay Palace, Mandalay Myanmar

    After the meal, continue your visit to Royal Palace. The Mandalay Palace is the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy. The plan of Mandalay Palace mostly follows the traditional Burmese palace design, inside a walled fort surrounded by a moat. Mandalay Palace was the primary royal residence of King Mindon and King Thibaw, the last two kings of the country. Much of the palace compound was destroyed during World War II by allied bombing; only the royal mint and the watch tower survived. A replica of the palace was rebuilt in the 1990s with some modern materials.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    The last but not least, visit Shwenandaw (Golden Palace) Monastery. Shwenandaw Monastery is a historic Buddhist monastery, that was originally part of the royal palace at Amarapura before it was moved to Mandalay. The building was heavily gilt with gold and adorned with glass mosaic work. The monastery is known for its teak carvings of Buddhist myths, which adorn its walls and roofs. It is built in the traditional Burmese architectural style. Shwenandaw Monastery is the single remaining major original structure of the original Royal Palace today.

    Duration: 45 minutes

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

    Next, proceed to Kuthodaw Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa, that contains the world's largest book. It lay at the foot of Mandalay Hill and was built during the reign of King Mindon. It houses 729 marble slabs sculptured the teaching of Buddha.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Myanmar

    Finally, before returning to your hotel, enjoy the sunset on top of Mandalay Hill and admire the beauty of Mandalay City.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up at Mandalay international airport with your name board. You need to give us arrival time, flight No. and airline name in advance.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Infant FOC, if they do not occupy a seat and no meals
    • Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter place of Pagodas and Religious area.
    • We suggest you to carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dusts
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Myanmar Upper Land Culture and Travel

Activity ID: V-8158P2

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