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Pagoda Tour of Mandalay

Step back in time to ancient Burma and learn all about its Buddhist traditions with this fantastic tour of the pagodas of Mandalay. This brilliant private adventure is exclusively for you and your friends, partner, or family.

Pagoda Tour of Mandalay

At 8:30 am, we will pick you up from your hotel in Mandalay and set off for the beautiful small town of Mingun.

When we arrive at the city's pier, a boat will be waiting to take us on a one-hour trip across the Irawadi River to the city. Once there, we will board a tuk-tuk that will take us to the beautiful Mingun Paya pagoda: an unfinished stupa that holds the world record for being the largest brick pile in the world.

Our tour continues at the huge Mingun Bell, which was salvaged following an earthquake that devastated the temple. We will then ride in the tuk-tuk which will drop us at the river for the return journey to Mandalay. Keep your eyes open as we sail back, as the amazing Irawadi dolphin lives in these waters.

When we arrive in the city, you will have one hour of free time to eat at around 1 pm. Then with our batteries recharged, we will begin a fascinating tour of the pagodas. The first stop is at the Mahamuni Temple which houses the most revered Buddha in Myanmar. Next, we will arrive at Shwenandaw Monastery, a majestic work of wood carving.

We will also see the golden pagoda of Kuthodaw, which houses the world's largest book with marble leaves. The icing on the cake to our trip is on Mandalay hill while admiring the magnificent sunset of the city.

The tour concludes when we drop you back at your hotel at 6 pm.

Options

When making your reservation, you can choose between an unguided or guided tour. In the first case, the driver and transport are included, while in the second case you will enjoy the comments of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 4 people Up to 6 people
Tour without guide
US$ 44
US$ 57
US$ 69
Tour with guide
US$ 119
US$ 132
US$ 144

Tour without guide

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 44
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 57
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 69

Tour with guide

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 119
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 132
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 144

More Information

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in car.

Transport in tuk tuk.

English speaking guide (depending on option).

Private tour, exclusively for you and your companions.

Not included

Food.

Transport in private boat: 52 USD per boat (capacity 6 people).

Entry to the Mahamuni pagoda: 3.5 USD.

Mingun zone costs 3.5 USD per person.

Mandalay one costs: 8 USD per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 44
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.