Day trip to the royal cities Sagaing & Amarapura (L)

starting from $116

You will be picked up at your hotel around 8:00 a.m. Together with your guide you will cross the Ava Bridge towards Sagaing, located 21 kilometres south-west of Mandalay, and visit the Sagaing Hills, a place of refuge for devout Buddhists, with its various pagodas, monasteries and convents. Visit the village of Sagaing at the foot of Sagaing Hill, with its markets, shops and restaurants; the Tilawkaguru Cave Monastery, with its murals; the Umin Thounzeh cave complex, with its 45 Buddha statues; and the Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, which was built in 1312. This location offers outstanding views of Sagaing. Lunch with the monks or nuns, who will provide you with a glimpse of everyday life within a monastery.
In the afternoon, travel to Amarapura: the ‘City of Immortality’. Along with the surviving pagodas, the ancient silk- and cotton-weaving tradition using handlooms is very much alive there. You will visit a mill where weaving is still performed using handlooms, take a rowing boat across Taungthaman Lake to the picturesque village of Taungthaman, and return at sunset to Amarapura via the U Bein bridge, which, at 1,200 metres in length, is one of the world’s longest teakwood bridges. In the late afternoon, return to Mandalay.

Price:
starting from $116 (based on 2 travellers)
Availability: All-year-round
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch at the monastery
  • Air-conditioned car/van/bus for the tour
  • Private boat across Taungthaman Lake
  • Admission fees
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses such as camera fees, tips, laundry, etc.
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PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON VALID FROM 01.10.2020 - 30.09.2021

01.10.20-31.10.20 01.11.20-28.02.21 01.03.21-30.04.21 01.05.21-30.09.21
1 person
148
154
148
138
2 people
123
128
123
116
3 people
111
115
111
104
4-6 people
104
109
104
98
7-10 people
100
104
100
94

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