Mandalay Heritages
2 Days

Experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including one of the most revered religious monuments in Myanmar, the Mahamuhi Pagoda; the Shwe Inbin Monastery; the Go, a superb example of a traditional wooden building and Kuthodaw Pagoda the world's largest book, made of marble. Visit a traditional handloom silk workshop as well as a Kalaga tapestries craftsmen's shop before proceeding to Mandalay hill for sunset. 

From US$300
TRIP CODE:
MyanmarMyanmar, Mandalay
Mandalay is best known not only for it’s rich traditional, cultural and spiritual splendor but also exquisite handicraft such as hand-woven embroidery in silk and cotton, the incredible process of making gold leaves, wood and stone carving and bronze casting etc. the river jetties at Mandalay are beehive of activity with small boats going up and down the river, bamboo rafts and cargo boats with huge logs from the teak forests upriver. The water buffaloes are the along the riverbank. Mandalay is now Myanmar’s second largest city, with a population of approximately one million. There are several ancient capitals around Mandalay such as Amapura, Sagaing, Ava, Mingun where Kongboung dynasty kings established their capitals respectively.
  • Day 1: Mandalay Hill
    Day 1: Mandalay Hill
    Embark this city of heritages by the first visit to Amarapura the "City of Immortals" and visit the 150 year old Mahagandayon monastery, and famous Buddhist learning center. It is home to a thousand monks, who will form a procession as they go to take their noon and final meal of the day. Apart from Pagodas that have survived from the war, the ancient art of silk and cotton weaving, using handlooms, is very much alive and visit U Bein wooden bridge, over 150 years old, which is still in use. In the afternoon visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, originally built by King Bodawpaya in 1784, hosting the revered Mahamuni image, cast in the 1st Century and now covered in thick gold leaves; Shwenandaw monastery, noted for its exquisite wood carvings; Atumashi monastery; Kuthodaw Pagoda, known as the world’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures and finally climb Mandalay Hill for catching the breathtaking sunset down the town of Mandalay.
  • Day 2: Settawya Pagoda
    Day 2: Settawya Pagoda
    Drive to Kywezon jetty to watch the busy riverside activity of the local people and take a local riverboat to the ancient capital of Mingun. Visit the Settawya Pagoda, with a footprint of the Buddha, walk to the huge Mingun Bell, see the nearby majestic unfinished Mingun Pagoda, built to be the world’s biggest pagoda. T he Hsinbyume Pagoda is next on the way, a reproduction of the mythological Mt. Meru. Back to Mandalay mainland, stimulate your hidden talent and hand-on some handicraft experience at the famous local workshops such as wood carving, marble cutting and gold leaf making.
For budget from US$300 (VND 6,336,000) per person...
The price is generally based on group of 6 people for luxury 2 days itinerary in deluxe 4 star hotels (sharing room) including excursions and private guiding. 

Suggested Accommodation: 

Mandalay Rupar Mandalar Hotel


Notes:

·     All price are note applied to compulsory Gala Dinner on X'mas & New Years's Eves

Includes
·    Accommodation:  shared Double/Twin with daily breakfast.
·    Private transportation as per the itinerary
·    Private experienced English speaking guides.
·    Admission/Entrance fees as per the itinerary

Excludes
·    Tips and gratuities
·    International Air Tickets arrival to and departure from Laos.
·    Personal expenses not mentioned above.


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