Mandalay - Sagaing - Inwa Day Tour

Mandalay - Sagaing - Inwa Day Tour

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Trip Overview

One of our professional tour leaders will come and pick you up at your hotel on your appointment time ( about 8:00 Am) at your hotel. This day tour will start by visit morning vegetable market and Shan Kalay Kyun Burmese village. In the village, you will see daily life of the Burmese people and their authentic culture. There are many small home factories of hand make wood carving, jade products, copper casting and etc. After sightseeing in the village, proceed to Sagaing to visit a nunnery in order to serve the nuns with lunches as offerings for them, who have been studying the Buddhism for the whole year and continue visiting silver workshops to see the process of hand-made silver products in their traditional way in Sagaing. After sightseeing at the factory, continue on to the Sagaing hill covered with over 500 stups and Buddhist monasteries to visit Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda and the Buddha images in U Minthonesel cave on the hill top. From the hill you can enjoy the overlooking view of the Mandalay city, the beautiful Ayeyarwaddy River and Kaungmudaw Pagoda. Inclusive Myanmar traditional lunch will be served in Sagaing. After lunch, we will take a short boat ride to make a visit to Inwa for old teak wooden Bagaya monastery, Maha Aungmye Bonezan monastery and Nanmyint Watch Tower by horse card.  After Inwa sightseeing, drive back to your hotel in Mandalay and it will be at the end of your day tour sightseeing with Travel Expert.

 

Included Main Highlights

  • Morning vegetable market
  • Shan Kalay Kyun Burmese village
  • Sagaing Sightseeing
  • U Minthonesel cave in which Buddha statues
  • Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda
  • hand-made silver factory
  • Myanmar traditional lunch
  • Inwa sightseeing by horse card
  • Bagaya monastery
  • Maha Aungmye Bonezan monastery
  • Nanmyint Watch Tower
 

Tour Facts & Features

Tour Code TED :007
Trip Duration 10 hours Sightseeing  (8: 00 to 18:00 )
Tour starting and end pints At your hotel and main jetty ( Nyaung Shwe )
Transportation Traditional private boat.
Meals Myanmar Traditional lunch at a local Restaurant
Guide Service Professional English Speaking tour guide.
Recommended Group Size We do recommend  2 to 10 Pax
Age range Any age
Recommended  Period Throughout the year round.
Note: All sightseeing places in this tour are the most popular sites in Sagaing and Inwa.

 

Pricing : 95 USD per pax start from 2 pax

This mention pricing will validity form 1st June, 2016 to 31st May 2017. We offer optional sightseeing and additional nights at a hotel or guest house in Yangon and all over the country for our own clients.


What’s included

  • Official licensed English Speaking tour leader
  • All sightseeing mention in the above program
  • All entrance fees and camera fees except Bagan zone fee
  • Myanmar traditional lunch
  • Free drinking water
  • Good private air-con taxi
  • Service charges and tax


What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Visa fees
  • Dinner and all beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to show your graduate for your guide and driver if you satisfied with them
 

To make tour reservation or inquiry for detail information, please Contact Us. One of our experts will get back to you within 24 hours.

 

“MANDALAY– SAGAING-INWA SIGHTSEEING INFORMATION”

 

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SAGAING : Once a 4th century capital city, capital, Sagaing lies 21 km south- west of Mandalay, beside the Ayeyarwaddy River. The Sagaing Hills are dotted with pagodas and there are over 500 monasteries, a retreat for some 6000 monks and nuns. In one sense, the city is still a nexus, although of reverence and devoutness, not political power. Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda situated on the top of the Sagaing Hill, KaungHmudaw Pagoda (an impressive copy of the Mahaceti Pagoda in Sri Lanka), and many other local pagodas are of interest. Silver-smiths still fashion intricate and unique jewellery in Sagiang and their workshops are worth visiting to purchase eye-catching necklaces and bracelets are inexpensive prices.

 

IN-WA (Ava) : In-wa, situated 20 km (1 hr drive) southwest of Mandalay, was founded as the nucleus of the Myanmar empire in 1364 after the fall of Bagan to the Mongol army of Kublai Khan. It remained the seat of Myanmar kings for almost four centuries. Its original walled boundary was not geometric but shaped like a seated lion, similar to those that guard the entrances of many pagodas. Only a small part of this wall remains, the gated section where the ceremonial hair washing of the king took place. Stood as the The original name of In-Wa, Yadanarpura, meant City of Precious Gems.

Today In-wa is a small town and it would be easy to overlook its power and prominence in past centuries. Other local sights include the Nanmyint Watch Tower, the MahaAungmyeBonzan monastery and In-wa Bridge, spanning the Ayeyarwaddy River. Sightseeing is done by horse-cart due to the road condition, but this is a fascinating way to cover In-wa.

 

OTHER ATTRECTION : MINGUN, An hour boat excursion up river from Mandalay takes you to Mingun where you can see the vast picturesque ruin of King Bodawpaya's unfinished pagoda. Had he finished it to scale, following the much smaller initial model standing on the riverbank nearby, it would have been the world’s largest stupa but an astrological prediction in 1797, that the king would die upon its completion, put a stop to construction.

An earthquake in 1839 opened cracks in the huge structure. Opposite the pagoda you can also see the remains of colossal huge brick lions facing the river.

Mingun is one of the most visited places in the vicinity of Mandalay, well known for its Mingun Bell cast in 1790 under orders from King Bodawpaya and weighing 90 tons. Still suspended, the bell can be rung, making it the largest ringing bell in the world, and visitors can crouch under its extremities and stand inside its giant dome.

The boat-ride excursion to Mingun provides you with an excellent chance to sunbathe enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Allow half a day for the visit.

 
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Travel Expert Company Limited specialises in adventure travel in the more remote regions of Myanmar.  It has guides who are experts on birds, wildlife, and environmental issues. However, they are also very well - informed on cultural and historical issues.

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