The Mandalay tour will give the travelers an opportunity to observe the Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin in their natural habitat and the traditional cast-net fishing method by the help dolphins in order to promote the education programs on dolphin conservation and the importance of adopting sustainable fishing practices.  
 

Location: Ayeyarwaddy in Mandalay, Myanmar
Duration: 2 days/1 night
Start/End: your hotel in Mandalay
Highlights of this tour

  • Explore Myay-zun Village
  • Witness the “cooperative fishery” in Mandalay
  • See Mingun Bell
  • Visit Mingun Paya, and Hsinbyume Paya
 
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Day 01: Mandalay – Mingun – Myay-zun Village
Mandalay trip starts at your reserved hotel followed by taking one- hour on a boat trip on the Ayeyarwaddy River to Mingun and meanwhile, get a first-hand look at idyllic scenery filled with local boats and bamboo rafts.
Mingun Boat Trip MandalayNext, visit the Mingun Bell, weighing 87 tons and being the world´s largest intact bronze bell, Mingun Paya, and Hsinbyume Paya. In the afternoon, after embarking on a boat, we will reach Myay-zun village on the river bank.
Mingun PayaNext, zip through the serene village and study the socio-economics of the community. Overnight in Myay-zun – the village monastery.
Hsinbyume PayaDay 02: Myay-zun Village – Mandalay
After breakfast, we will start early by hoping on a fisherman’s boat canoe to have a closer look at Ayeyawaddy Dolphins to witness the beautiful interaction between the lovely Dolphins and local fishermen for an insight into the lifestyle of riverside residents.
The Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin watching MandalayThe trip ends with a scenic sail along the river back to Mandalay.Fisherman The Ayeyarwaddy Dolphin Mandalay

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Tours guide (English speaking tour guide)
  • Ship/ ferry fare
  • Good (private) car or van with air-condition
  • One bottle of water/per person

What’s excluded?

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Insurance