Join this private day tour to explore Mandalay, the last capital city in Myanmar that rich in culture and tradition. In this tour , you could see the real apartment of King Mindon ,second last king and visiting to unique places such gold-leave beating center, bronze casting and handicraft centers make you feel special as they could not be found at anywhere in Myanmar.
Explore Mandalay city , the last capital city in Myanmar where Myanmar kings used to stay and rich in culture and traditions.
Pay a visit to Mahamuni Buddha Image covered with many tons of gold.
Visit to Golden Palace Monastery , the apartment of King Mindon and this is only apartment left in Myanmar and others are burnt down when British and Japanese fought.
Take some time to visit to Gold leave beating center , men beat gold bar continuously for 5 hours to become very thin gold plate
Head to Kuthodaw pagoda , the world largest book
End the day with breathtaking sunset on the top of Mandalay hill.
What you can expect :
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, our professional guide and English speaking station guide will pick you up and start sightseeing. Firstly go to Mahamuni Buddha image casted in Buddha time (Bc623). Temple was built in 1784 by King Bodawphaya burnt down in 1884 but king Thibaw(the last king of Myanmar)renovated with Myanmar and Italian architecture. There are bronze figures from Ankarwot Temple from Cambodia. Then on the way to Stone carving place and learn what they are doing there. Later visit to puppet, wood carving, tapestry and gold-leave making center. Then enjoy your lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon proceed to Mandalay Royal palace built in 1857 by king Mindon (the second last king of Yadanabon Kingdom). Then visit to Golden palace monastery covered by gold leave and wood carving. And go to Kuthodaw pagoda (the world biggest book) acknowledged by UNESCO. Enjoy your sunset at the top of Mandalay Hill. After sunset we will transfer to hotel and leisure at hotel. Overnight at Mandalay.
• Meeting time: 0830 AM
• Meeting point: Your hotel in Mandalay
• Duration: 8 Hours
• Returning time: After sunset
Additional Info ;
This is a private tour and you will have your own private English speaking guide and driver. Our guide will come and meet you at hotel lobby for sightseeing and we will reconfirm by telephone one day before departure. In this tour , hotel pick up and drop off are included and if we need to do airport , jetty , bus station transfers , there will be extra charges and you need to give direct cash to your guide.
Please bring slippers as you need to put on and take off your shoes at pagodas. You are not allowed to wear shorts when you visit to religious sights.
You could directly give entrance fee by yourself at counters and lunch will be on your own account.
Hotel pick up
Mahamuni Buddha image
Stone carving place
puppet, wood carving, tapestry and gold-leave making center
Gold Leave beating centre
Mandalay Royal palace
Golden palace monastery
Hotel drop off
|Ø English speaking station guides|
Ø Car with air-conditioning and driver for mentioned program
Ø Toll fee and fuel charges for car
Ø Hotel pick up and drop off
Ø Water and snow towel on tour
Ø Government tax and service charges
Ø Donations for leaving slippers at temples
|Ø Camera fee|
Ø Entrance fee or zone fee in each city
Ø Travel insurance
Ø Airport tax
Ø Airport transfer
Ø Personal expenditure such as drinks, laundry and others
Ø Transaction fee
Ø Tips for guide, driver and others.
Ø Visa fee for Myanmar
Ø International Airfare